*All air times/days are local*
*dates with a “?” may be awaiting full season orders, back 9 pickups or further information*
Z Nation (SyFy) Season 1, ends ?November.
Downton Abbey (ITV) Season 5, ends ?November. Possibly cancelled thereafter.
Homeland (Showtime) Season 4.
Manhattan (WGN) Season 1, ends ?October.
The Strain (FX) Season 1, ends 12/10.
The Walking Dead (AMC) Season 5. Season 6 confirmed.
4/4/15 Outlander (STARZ) Season 1.
Upcoming – 2014
23/10/14 Drifters Season 2.
24/10/14 Constantine (NBC) New show premiere.
30/10/14 Elementary (CBS) Season 3 confirmed.
9/11/14 The Newsroom (HBO) Season 3, cancelled thereafter.
14/11/14 Ripper Street (Amazon/BBC) Season 3. Weekly on Amazon, ending 26/12/14, then replayed on BBC in 2015.
24/11/14 Ascension (SyFy) Miniseries premiere.
7/12/14 The Librarians (TNT) New show premiere.
12/12/14 Marco Polo (Netflix) New show premiere.
?December Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (BBC) New show premiere.
?December Mozart In the Jungle (Amazon) New show premiere.
?2014 The Art of… (Ovation) Season 4.
?2014 Black Mirror (C4) Season 3.
2014 The Brink (HBO) New show premiere.
?2014 Chickens (SKY) Season 2.
?2014 Cuz-Bros (CBS) New show premiere.
?2014 Fresh Meat (C4) Season 4.
2014 The Game (BBC) New show premiere.
?2014 iZombie (CW) New show premiere.
?2014 The Musketeers (BBC) Season 2 confirmed.
?2014 Roots (History) Miniseries premiere.
?2014 Serangoon Road (HBO Asia/ABC Aust) Season 2.
2014 Togetherness (HBO) New show premiere.
?2014 Trollied (SKY) Season 4.
2014 Vicious (ITV) Season 2 confirmed.
?2014 Walking Dead Spin-off (AMC) New show premiere.
?2014 We Hate Paul Revere (AMC) New show premiere.
Upcoming – 2015
16/1/15 12 Monkeys (SyFy) New show premiere.
24/1/15 Black Sails (STARZ) Season 2 confirmed.
January Agent Carter (ABC) New show premiere.
January Fortitude (Sky Atlantic) New show premiere.
?January Justified (FX) Season 6 confirmed, show cancelled thereafter.
?January Mr Selfridge (ITV) Season 3.
February Better Call Saul (AMC) New show premiere. Season 2 already confirmed.
1/3/15 Aquarius (NBC) New show premiere.
April Veep (HBO) Season 4 confirmed.
May Daredevil (Netflix) New show premiere.
June Orange Is the New Black (Netflix) Season 3 confirmed.
September Bron/Broen (DR1) Season 3.
2015 11/22/63 (Hulu) New show premiere.
2015 American Crime (USA) New show premiere.
?2015 American Gods (STARZ) New show premiere.
2015 Area 51 (AMC) New show premiere.
2015 Battle Creek (CBS) New show premiere.
?2015 Childhood’s End (Syfy) Miniseries premiere.
2015 Da Vinci’s Demons (STARZ) Season 3 confirmed.
2015 Defenders (Netflix) New show premiere.
2015 Defiance (SyFy) Season 3 confirmed.
2015 Dig (USA) New show premiere.
2015 Dominion (SyFy) Season 2 confirmed.
2015 The Expanse (SyFy) New show premiere.
2015 Fargo (FX) Season 2 confirmed.
?2015 Food Unwrapped (C4) Season 5.
2015 From Dusk Till Dawn (El Rey) Season 2 confirmed.
2015 Galavant (ABC) New show premiere.
2015 Halt & Catch Fire (AMC) Season 2 confirmed.
2015 Hannibal (NBC) Season 3 confirmed.
2015 Helix (Syfy) Season 2 confirmed.
2015 Heroes: Reborn (NBC) New(ish) show premiere.
2015 Humans (Channel 4/XBOX) New show premiere.
?2015 Hunters (Syfy) New show premiere.
?2015 Indian Summers (Channel 4) New show premiere.
2015 Iron Fist (Netflix) New show premiere.
2015 Jessica Jones (Netflix) New show premiere.
2015 Killjoys (Syfy/Space) New show premiere.
2015 The Last Ship (TNT) Season 2 confirmed.
?2015 The Leftovers (HBO) Season 2.
?2015 Les Revenants (Canal+) Season 2 confirmed.
2015 Luke Cage (Netflix) New show premiere.
2015 Mad Men (AMC) Season 7B, cancelled thereafter.
?2015 Moone Boy (Sky1) Season 3.
?2015 Mr Robot (USA) New show premiere.
2015 Narcos (Netflix) New show premiere.
2015 No Offence (C4) New show premiere.
2015 Olympus (SyFy) New show premiere.
2015 Penny Dreadful (Showtime) Season 2.
2015 Poldark (BBC) New show premiere.
2015 Public Morals (TNT) New show premiere.
?2015 Quick Draw (Hulu) Season 3.
?2015 Ray Donovan (Showtime) Season 3.
?2015 Reckless (CBS) Season 2.
2015 Sense8 (Netflix) New show premiere.
2015 Silicon Valley (HBO) Season 2 confirmed.
2015 Sirens (USA) Season 2.
?2015 Sons of Liberty (History) Miniseries premiere.
2015 Tatau (BBC3) New show premiere.
2015 Texas Rising (History) New show premiere.
?2015 A Touch of Cloth (Sky1) Miniseries 4.
?2015 True Detective (HBO) Season 2 unofficially confirmed.
?2015 Turn (AMC) Season 2.
2015 Tut (Spike) Miniseries premiere.
2015 Tyrant (FX) Season 2 confirmed.
?2015 Utopia (C4) Season 3.
?2015 The Village (BBC) Season 3.
2015 Wolf Hall (BBC2) New show premiere.
?2015 A Young Doctor’s Notebook (Sky) Season 3.
?2015 You’re the Worst (FX) Season 2 confirmed.
Pilots, Greenlights and Rumors
Airborne (STARZ) – Set during the Vietnam War, a young helicopter crew fight for survival, sanity, their souls and each other in a country and war that is descending into chaos.
Amazon (CW) – Wonder Woman project.
American Psycho (FX) – Described as an update and/or sequel of the novel/movie of the same name, the drama series will fast-forward from the late 1980s, when the movie was set, to present day. It will reportedly feature serial killer Patrick Bateman, now in his mid-50s but as outrageous and lethal as ever, taking on a protégé in a sadistic social experiment who will become every bit his equal — a next-generation American Psycho.
Angel Time (CBS) – A New Orleans-set high-stakes, operatic drama about Toby O’Dare, a soulless assassin with a tragic past who finds himself on a road to redemption.
Athena (FOX) – A seemingly-ordinary 23-year old woman who discovers she is actually Athena the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare. She sets out to discover which of the gods is hell-bent on destroying humankind, leading her to encounter a variety of colorful, mythological, characters along the way.
Atlanta (FX) – A comedy is set against the backdrop of the Atlanta music scene.
The Bastard Executioner (FX) – The story of a warrior knight in King Edward III’s charge who is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. But when that violence finds him again he is forced to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.
Beowulf (SyFy) – Tells the tale of a 5th century Scandinavian hero’s rise to power, along with his epic battle against a cave-dwelling, Viking-slaying monster known as Grendel.
Bombingham (AMC) – In present day Birmingham, Alabama, a murder from 1963 is discovered and buried demons from the Civil Rights Era resurface.
Booster Gold (SyFy) – A washed-up athlete from the future travels back to the present in hopes of becoming the greatest super hero of all time. Instead of chasing criminals, however, his main priority is chasing fame and money. But Booster Gold discovers that being a hero takes more than just a megawatt smile, and that the future doesn’t happen without first protecting the present.
The Clan (ABC) – Set in the Highlands of medieval Scotland, the series will follow Scottish clans battling against one another and fighting off invading Vikings. [Outlander plus Vikings? Yes please!!!]
Clandestine (SyFy) – After a clan of bandits are nearly destroyed and left for dead by Coalition forces, they take refuge in the nearest safe haven, a derelict Coalition starship floating in space. Once onboard, they masquerade as Coalition officers while continuing their criminal ways – until they stumble upon a shocking realization about the true nature of the Coalition.
Claws (HBO) – A midnight-dark workplace dramedy-noir about a nail salon in Florida and the strange, dangerous women who work there.
Cleopatra (NBC) – An epic romance set in a world of sorcery, gods and monsters that centers on Cleopatra, Mark Antony and Julius Caesar. The young queen makes a sacred pact with a goddess to win back her throne, igniting a curse and an infamous love triangle that changes the course of history, forever ending the 4,000 year dominion of the Pharaoh.
Clone (NBC) – A high-octane thriller with one sci-fi twist that explores themes of identity and nature verses nurture: What if there were more of you? And what if you could save those versions of yourself from being killed?
Cocked (Amazon) – An estranged son must return to work with his father and brother at his family’s gun manufacturing company after a corporate rival, run by their uncle, moves to take them over.
Colony (USA) – A thriller about a group of explorers sent to colonize Mars, willing to leave their lives behind to brave the dangers of another planet, and the terrifying reality they discover. It is inspired by the story of The Lost Colony, the 16th century British settlement on Roanoke Island, off the coast of North Carolina, whose inhabitants vanished without a trace, sparking a slew of theories about their fate.
Conquistadors (FX) – The story of Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro, two Spanish Conquistadors who above all odds conquered the Incan empire of 10 million people with just 168 men, and Manco Inca and Cura Occlo, two teenage Incan royal lovers, who led one of the greatest rebellions in history. Based on the book Last Days of the Incas by Kim MacQuarrie.
Creature At Bay (SyFy) – Set in the wake of the U.S. military taking down a giant, rampant creature — a modern-day “Kaiju” monster – just off the Northern California coast. A middle-management Undersecretary from the California Emergency Management Agency is charged with leading the clean-up efforts as the small town becomes the focus of the entire world.
Criminal Justice (HBO) – An ambulance-chasing New York City attorney gets in over-his-head when he takes on the case of a Pakistani accused of murdering a girl on the Upper West Side.
Darkfall (SyFy) – Without warning, modern forms of power and technology become a thing of the past. Los Angeles, and the world at large, becomes a place where magic rules and life as we know it is turned upside down.
The Dark Tower (?HBO ?NBC) – Based on the Stephen King novels.
Deadman (CW) – Boston Brand is a circus acrobat who is murdered but continues to live on when a supernatural being enables him to possess the living. He then finds himself torn between finding and exacting revenge on the man who killed him and using his new ability to help others.
Downtown Dragons (FX) – Set in the underworld of New York’s modern day Chinatown, the story focuses on rival gangsters who must rely upon traditional fighting techniques to maintain their territories after the triad bosses ban all firearms in the area following a bloody shootout.
Eyes of the Dragon (SyFy) – A kingdom is in turmoil as the old king dies and his successor must battle for the throne. Pitted against an evil wizard and a would-be rival, Prince Peter makes a daring escape and rallies the forces of good to fight for what is rightfully his. Based on the Stephen King novel.
Five Ghosts (Syfy) – Centered around a 1930s treasure hunter who is possessed by various famous ghosts from the past, specifically Merlin, Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, the samurai Musashi Miyamoto and Dracula. Based on the comic.
Fix It Men (TNT) – An action-suspense series about a scientist and a Special Forces soldier from the post-apocalyptic future who travel back in time to prevent Armageddon. Landing in present day, the pair morph into their younger selves as they set about altering a series of seemingly random events that form the chain leading to the catastrophe.
The Gilded Age (NBC) – US period drama from Downton Abbey creator.
Grand Ave (Amazon) – A large-scale period drama set in 1910 Los Angeles, chronicling the explosive, overnight transformation of L.A. from small town to iconic American city. The show revolves around a powerful, ruthless family and explores — in an upstairs/downstairs fashion — how the destiny of a select few coincided with a major metropolis on the verge of its grand arrival.
Grand Hotel (FX) – An international luxury hotel in Paris turns into a hellish trap when it becomes the center of a terrorist attack.
Gringo (FOX) – A drama revolving around an American cop who moves south of the border with his Mexican wife and ends up caught in the middle of the cartel wars.
Gringo (2) (STARZ) – Well this is awkward: this particular project was announced some weeks after The FOX series mentioned above. With an identical name and a very similar story (“a Mexican-American Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent who infiltrates one of Mexico’s most deadly drug and human smuggling cartels”- albeit based on a nonfiction book, The Shadow Catcher’ by US Immigration Officer Hipolito Acosta), you have to wonder which project is going to fold first?
Halo (XBOX) – Based on the XBOX game, which centres on an interstellar war between humanity and a theocratic alliance of aliens known as the Covenant.
Hard (HBO) – The dark comedy centers around a Brentwood housewife-turned-widow who inherits her late husband’s failing porn company. She will have to learn how manage a double life as she attempts to lead a normal life with her cushy friends, while also trying to keep the business afloat.
History of Music (HBO) – Follows the exploits of a cocaine-fueled record executive in New York City circa 1977, when punk, disco and a new form of music called hip-hop collided. The project is based on an idea from Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, with the involvement of Martin Scorsese and Boardwalk Empire writer Terrance Winter.
Hit Men (SPIKE) – A thrilling look into the untold story of how the mafia took control of the music industry of the 1970s.
Incursion (STARZ) – A sci-fi action thriller about soldiers engaged in war with an alien race. The project promises harsh combat scenes and complex male and female characters set against an intergalactic backdrop, and each season will take place on a new planet as the good guys push farther and farther onto the extraterrestrials’ turf. From the creator of Spatracus.
Kingmaker (AMC) – A former campaign manager is forced to get back into politics when his friend and current gubernatorial candidate is assassinated during a campaign speech. Based on the French series, Les Hommes De L’Ombre.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (FOX) – One-hour drama based on comic guru Alan Moore and illustrator Kevin O’Neill’s multi-volume series featuring Nemo, Allan Quatermain, Dracula’s Mina Harker, the Invisible Man and Dr Jekyll/Mr. Hyde.
Lucas Stand (FX) – Follows the salvation quest of a damaged former special ops soldier, who has been chosen to traverse time and place to hunt down and kill Hell’s law-breaking demons. From Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy).
Mad Dogs (US) (Amazon) – Follows the reunion of four forty-something guys who head to Belize to visit their old school friend, when things take an unexpected and dark turn. Based on the UK series of the same name.
The Magicians (SyFy) – Follows a group of twentysomethings in New York who study magic and discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is real and poses a grave danger to Earth.
Man In the High Castle (SyFy) – A startling depiction of an alternate history as imagined by author Philip K. Dick in his best-selling novel; a world in which Nazi Germany and Japan were victorious in World War II. The year is 1962 and the Axis Powers occupy the United States, where fascism rules and the few surviving Jews hide under assumed names.
Masters of the Air (HBO) – Companion series to Band of Brothers and The Pacific.
Metastasis (Univision) – Spanish-language version of Breaking Bad.
Minority Report (FOX) – A sequel to the movie, set 10 years after the end of Precrime in DC. One of the three Precogs struggles to lead a “normal” human life, but remains haunted by visions the future, when he meets a detective haunted by her past who just may help him find a purpose to his gift.
Most Wanted (STARZ) – Set in the Great Plains during the 1970s, Most Wanted traces the rise and demise of Nate Daniels, a talented and prolific bank robber who finds himself on a collision course with his family and crew as he becomes one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted.
Myst (???) – Based on the computer game.
No Place (SyFy) – Residents of a high-tech gated community awaken one morning to find themselves alone and cut off from the rest of reality – nothing exists beyond the community’s walls. Only one man has contact with the powers responsible for what is known as “The Rift,” and he must lead his fellow residents beyond the void to discover the truth. Now the neighbourhood must figure out how to survive as resources dwindle and tensions rise. Based on the comic The Test by Matt Hawkins and Joshua Hale Fialkov.
Outcast (Cinemax) – Follows Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a journey to find answers but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it. Based on Robert Kirkman’s comic of the same name.
Paradise (NBC) – set in the late 21st century in the city of Las Vegas which is now the world’s largest maximum-security prison, known as Paradise. Matthew Turner, M.D., is its newest inmate, convicted of a murder he didn’t commit. Desperate to get back to his family and prove his innocence, Matthew will have to find a strength he never knew he had, and stay alive long enough to do the one thing no inmate has ever done: escape.
Pax Romana (SyFy) – A Special Forces team travels back in time to Ancient Rome on the eve of World War III to “fix” the future by altering the past. Roman legions battle modern day attack helicopters, tanks and soldiers as the leaders of the expedition fight over their vision for civilization.
Players (CW) – A one-hour drama set in the 1930s in Los Angeles, known as the Golden Age of Hollywood. Players will be about a young Midwestern woman who moves to Los Angeles to avenge her sister’s death at the hands of a predatory Studio head and finds herself swept up in the Hollywood star-making machine, unwittingly becoming the ingénue in a closeted movie star’s “lavender marriage” and a pawn in a Studio fixer’s scheme against the mob.
Police State (AMC) – A dark comedic tale of Ollie, a big-box store security guard, who is secretly recruited by an NSA-like organization.
Preacher (AMC) – Follows Reverend Jesse Custer, a small-town Texas minister on the verge of losing his faith when he merges with a spiritual force called Genesis — making him more mighty than the Almighty. Able to command the obedience of those who hear his words and joined by his gun-toting girlfriend Tulip and the hard-drinking Irish vampire Cassidy, Custer begins a violent journey across the country in search of answers from a disenfranchised God.
Rasputin (FX) – Tells the story of the Russian peasant and mystic who became an adviser to the Russian Imperial family.
Red Flag (???) – Set in the early 1800s and centering on Ching Shih, a beautiful young Chinese prostitute who goes on to become one of history’s most powerful pirates and head of the most successful crime syndicate in China. With over 100,000 sailors and 1500-plus vessels, Ching controlled the South China Sea while taking on the Imperial Chinese navy, the Portuguese navy, and the all-powerful British navy to eventually conquer them all.
Ringworld (SyFy) – Based on the classic Larry Niven books, this show follows four explorers who crash land on Ringworld — an artificial world, mammoth in scope and built in the shape of a ring that rotates around a gravitational sun force. Exploring its harsh terrain, the team encounters alien beings, but they also come to realize that the Ring was once home to an incredibly advanced, technologically-sophisticated civilization which mysteriously vanished after building it…or have they?
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (FX) – Washed up rock star attempts to get back in the game.
Shelter (SyFy) – A massive meteorite is headed toward Earth, forcing 30,000 hand-picked humans to live underground in a government funded shelter in order to start a new society. What begins as a Utopia quickly succumbs to the old human faults and jealousies as certain members of society create alliances to gain favor and power. Meanwhile things on the surface are not what they seem. Humans slowly realize that this event may have been fated and the survivors meant for a greater purpose in rebooting life on Earth.
Shogun (FOX) – Set in 1600, the story is told from the perspective of British hero John Blackthorne, a sailor who rises from outsider to samurai, while being used as a pawn in Japanese leader Toranaga’s struggle to reach the top of the ruling chain, or ‘shogun’. A classic for the ages, Shogun is both a cross-cultural exploration of Blackthorne’s journey away from the European way of life, and a star-crossed love story, as he falls for the magnificent samurai, Lady Mariko, the married confidant to Toranaga. Based on the best-selling 1975 novel by James Clavell.
Sober Buddies (AMC) – Jonesy, a loveably washed up pro surfer turned sober coach works to help Jason, the privileged, ne’er-do-well son of a wealthy industrialist.
Sojourn (SyFy) – The first detective ever in space is tasked with investigating a murder on a starship — headed to colonize another planet – and instead becomes embroiled in a vast conspiracy involving a mysterious terrible crime dating back to the original launch of the ship 50 years ago.
The Sparrow (AMC) – The story of a Jesuit-led mission to make first contact with an alien race.
Strange Calls (ABC) – Good-hearted, bumbling Boston cop Toby Banks is exiled to night duty on Nantucket island, where strange, unexplainable occurrences become the norm nine months out of the year. Working out of a creaky lighthouse on the outskirts of town, he is teamed with Gregor, the eccentric lighthouse keeper and local paranormal authority. The two make an unlikely crime fighting duo dealing with the ‘strange calls’ that come into the station at night. Based on the charming Australian series of the same name.
Strange Fiction (NBC) – Blends humour, heart and horror and centres on a young book editor drawn into the world of the supernatural by a reclusive and quite possibly insane paranormal investigator. From the creator of Eureka.
Telemark (FX) – Based on the true story of the British-trained Norwegian resistance fighters who sabotaged Hitler’s nuclear development program during World War II.
The Thirteen (ABC) – Set in an alternative reality where the 13 colonies lost the 1775-83 Revolutionary War, the contemporary drama takes place in a world in which the colonies lost their bid for independence and America is still fighting the British for freedom.
They Came Back (HBO) – A remake of the French series Les Revenants. A group of men and women in a small Alpine village find themselves in a state of confusion, trying to return to their homes. What they don’t yet know is that they’ve been dead for several years, and no one is expecting them back.
Utopia (US) (HBO) – A conspiracy thriller about a group of people who come into possession of a manuscript sequel to a graphic novel called, “The Utopia Experiments.” The novel has made accurate predictions about some of the world’s greatest atrocities. Because the group holds the manuscript, a mysterious opposing group called “The Network” tries their best to find them. A remake of the UK series of the same name, with David Fincher attached.
The Watch (?Sky1HD) – Based on the City Watch from the Terry Pratchett books.
Westworld (?HBO) – Based on the 1973 movie of the same name about Yul Brynner’s hair-raising adventures in artificial intelligence.
Whisky-A-Go-Go (???) – Described as a rock ‘n’ roll twist on Casino and Boardwalk Empire, Whisky A Go Go will follow the story of the Maglieri family’s rise to power on the Sunset Strip as well as the stories of the artists and musicians who rocked the stage and the youth culture that called the club their home through the decades.
WonderWorld (STARZ) – follows two straight-Arrow FBI agents as they infiltrate the violent Mob-controlled porn industry of the 1980s, with dire consequences for themselves and their families.