New TV Shows To Look Out For In 2023

A new year means another 12 months of great TV, and while some of your favourite shows may well be making an appearance, it’s also worth keeping an eye on what’s new. From reality shows to gripping dramas and bingeable comedy box sets, you might just find your next TV obsession.


Nolly, ITV

Due to be aired in February 2023, Helena Bonham-Carter stars in this 3-part series based on Noele Gordon, the late Crossroads actor who was axed from the soap at the peak of her career.

The Challenge UK, Channel 5

Hosted by Mark Wright, international smash hit The Challenge is heading to the UK. 16 reality stars, including Curtis and AJ Pritchard, Nathan Henry and James Locke,  are leaving their lives of luxury behind to go head to head in TV’s toughest challenge.

The Challenge UK
Survivor - BBC1

Survivor, BBC One

After 20 years, Survivor is set to return to our screens in 2023. Follow 20 people, carefully selected from across the UK and marooned in a tropical location as they try and prove they have what it takes to be the Ultimate Survivor and win a cash prize.

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder, BBC Three

If you’re looking for you’re the next binge-worthy thriller, six-part series A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder is the perfect pick. Expect twists and turns as protagonist Pippa Fitz-Amobi sets out to prove that the murder of schoolgirl Annie Bell isn’t so clear-cut as it seems at first glance.

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder - BBC3
Emergency: First Time Medics-W

Emergency: First Time Medics, W

More medical drama awaits on W. Based at The Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, Emergency: First Time Medics focuses on newly qualified doctors, known as Senior House Officers (SHOs), as they are thrown into the deep end at the start of their year-long placement on the NHS frontline.

The Catch, Channel 5

Set to appear in early 2023, The Catch is another thriller you won’t be able to tear your eyes away from. Starring Jason Watkins as fisherman Ed Collier, this four-part series shows his life spinning out of control after his daughter brings home her new boyfriend.

The Catch-Channel 5
Next Level Chef

Next Level Chef, ITV

Next Level Chef is a brand-new competition show where 12 talented home cooks, chefs and social media cooks will battle it out. After a series of weekly eliminations, whoever impresses Gordon Ramsay and the other mentors the most will take home a £100k prize as well as a money can’t buy mentorship package.

Everyone Else Burns, Channel 4

Everyone Else Burns is a coming-of-age comedy about a Mancunian family and the puritanical Christian sect they are devoted to. With a cast including Simon Bird, Kate O’Flynn, Lolly Adefope, this is a show you’ll want to keep an eye out for.
Everyone Else Burns

Maternal, ITV

Another must-watch ITV drama, Maternal tells the story of three doctors returning to post-pandemic frontline medicine after maternity leave, having to balance the demands of the NHS and those of being a parent. Starring Parminder Nagra, Lara Pulver and Lisa McGrillis, this powerful exploration of motherhood is sure to get you hooked.

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