New TV Shows Starting in May 2017

Jamestown

Starts 5th May 9:00pm On Sky1 NEW!
On the coast of Virginia in 1619, a ship arrives bringing women to the fledgeling colony. The men have been there for 12 years and some have paid for the women - 'maids to make wives'. Only now, on the dockside, do the women see who they are to marry. Farm girl Alice... Selected by 2317 Users

I Love Dick

Starts 12th May 11:59pm On Amazon NEW!
Adapted from the lauded feminist novel and set in a colorful academic community in Marfa, Texas, this is the story of a struggling married couple, Chris and Sylvere, and their obsession with a charismatic professor named Dick. Told in Rashomon-style shifts of POV, the... Selected by 557 Users

Year Million

Starts 15th May 10:00pm On National Geographic NEW!
Explore what it will be like to be human one million years into the future. Today's brightest futurists, scientists, scholars and notable science fiction writers guide viewers through the very latest advances in technology, ideas and innovations that likely will power the... Selected by 832 Users

Downward Dog

Starts 17th May 8:00pm On ABC NEW!
Based on the web series, "Downward Dog" is about a struggling millennial, Nan, from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. One session at obedience school already makes them realize that even at their worst they may be the best thing for each... Selected by 566 Users

White Gold

Starts 24th May 10:00pm On BBC Two NEW!
The story of a double-glazing showroom in Essex in 1983, led by charismatic salesman Vincent who is smart, handsome and cocksure, He will happily break the rules if it guarantees a... Selected by 609 Users

Paula

Starts 25th May 9:00pm On BBC Two NEW!
A thriller about Paula, a chemistry teacher whose life is turned upside down after a one-night stand with James. They become locked in a dance of destruction. Only one can... Selected by 654 Users

Still Star-Crossed

Starts 29th May 10:00pm On ABC NEW!
Still Star-Crossed picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, palace intrigue and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic... Selected by 935 Users

Returning TV Shows in May 2017

Love Child

Returns 2nd May 8:30pm On Nine Network NEW!
Channel Nine's new drama series Love Child, starring Jessica Marais, Jonathan LaPaglia and Mandy McElhinney; produced in Sydney. It's 1969 in Kings Cross and Joan Miller (Jessica Marais), a smart and sophisticated midwife, returns home from London to take a job at the... Selected by 1114 Users

Sense8

Returns 5th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order. It was born from a late-night conversation among the Wachowskis about the ways in which technology is... Selected by 30422 Users

Master of None

Returns 12th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Master of None follows the personal and professional lives of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life. Ambitious, funny, cinematic, and both sweeping in scope and intensely personal... Selected by 7723 Users

Mike Tyson Mysteries

Returns 14th May 11:30pm On Cartoon Network NEW!
In the new animated comedy series Mike Tyson Mysteries, Mike Tyson is taking the fight from the boxing ring to the streets... by solving mysteries! Armed with a magical tattoo on his face and a trusty associate by his side - a talking pigeon - if you have a problem that... Selected by 1031 Users

8 Out of 10 Cats

Returns 16th May 10:00pm On Channel 4 NEW!
A comedy panel game hosted by Jimmy Carr with team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson. The teams are asked questions relating to opinion polls and statistics based on the week's... Selected by 2566 Users

The Last Leg

Returns 19th May 10:00pm On Channel 4 NEW!
After winning plaudits and critical acclaim for their show during the Paralympic Games, comedian Adam Hills and regular panellists Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker return to provide a comic review of the significant moments of the past seven days. There will also be live... Selected by 821 Users

12 Monkeys

Returns 19th May 8:00pm On Syfy NEW!
Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, James Cole journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race. Cole is a convicted criminal in a post-apocalyptic... Selected by 22908 Users

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Returns 19th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
After 15 years of living in a cult, the unbreakable and wide-eyed Kimmy is rescued along with three other women, causing a national sensation that culminates with an appearance on the "Today" show. Before getting back on the bus to Indiana, however, Kimmy decides it's time... Selected by 11221 Users

Inspector George Gently

Returns 21st May 8:30pm On BBC one NEW!
Chief Inspector George Gently of Scotland Yard is an old-fashioned policeman who has gained respect but few friends through his single-minded pursuit of law-breakers and his disgust with the corruption in the police force. Gently decides to retire after the murder of his... Selected by 1495 Users

Twin Peaks

Returns 21st May 9:00pm On Showtime NEW!
Twin Peaks follows FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper as he is sent to assist in the investigation of a murdered girl. However, he soon realizes that there's many strange happenings in the small logging town of Twin Peaks. Season one opens with the discovery of the body of... Selected by 6168 Users

The Bachelorette

Returns 22nd May 8:00pm On ABC NEW!
The Bachelorette is the female version of The Bachelor, where an eligible bachelorette must find true love among a group of guys, one rose at a... Selected by 2112 Users

Casual

Returns 23rd May 11:59pm On Hulu NEW!
Casual follows the story of a dysfunctional family trying to help each other navigate the modern dating scene. Recent divorcee Tara and her bachelor brother coach each other through the crazy world of dating (on-line and off), while living under the same roof again for the... Selected by 3088 Users

Janet King

Returns 25th May 8:30pm On ABC1 NEW!
Janet King returns from a year's maternity leave determined to prove she still has her edge, but finds a very different Department of Public Prosecutions. Under growing political pressure, director Tony Gillies has formed an uneasy alliance with his police counterpart... Selected by 1679 Users

Private Eyes

Returns 25th May 9:00pm On Global NEW!
Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade irrevocably changes his life when he decides to team up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse. Through their new partnership, Shade is forced to examine who he has become and who he wants to be.... Selected by 3291 Users

Bloodline

Returns 26th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
When the eldest brother and black sheep of the Rayburn family returns home, he exposes the emotional demons that lie at the core of the family, threatening to tear them apart. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Bloodline on one day, they are portrayed... Selected by 8135 Users

Steven Universe

Returns 29th May 7:00pm On Cartoon Network NEW!
Steven Universe is a coming-of-age story told from the perspective of Steven, a chubby and happy-go-lucky boy and the youngest member of an intergalactic/ethereal team of warriors called the Crystal... Selected by 2147 Users

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Returns 29th May 9:00pm On The CW NEW!
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998-2004, 2013 - ?) is a continuation of the British show of the same name which aired from 1988 to 1998 with many of the same performers. It features some of the nation's finest improvisational comedians, including Florida's Wayne Brady... Selected by 4267 Users

America's Got Talent

Returns 30th May 8:00pm On NBC NEW!
"America's Got Talent" and Simon Cowell is determined to find it. In "America's Got Talent", Simon searches for the most talented person in a variety of categories including singing, dancing, comedy, and various novelty acts. Each of the contestants, chosen at casting... Selected by 2713 Users

Animal Kingdom

Returns 30th May 9:00pm On TNT DRAMA NEW!
The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the... Selected by 3636 Users

House of Cards

Returns 30th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Francis "Frank" Underwood is an ambitious Democratic congressman and the House Majority Whip. Following his assistance in ensuring the election of President Garrett Walker, Underwood is informed by Chief of Staff Linda Vasquez that the existing agreement to appoint him... Selected by 53524 Users

F is for Family

Returns 30th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of F is for Family on one day, they are portrayed on the Calendar as airing one episode a... Selected by 2527 Users

Masterchef (US)

Returns 31st May 8:00pm On FOX NEW!
Now one of the world's most acclaimed chefs, GORDON RAMSAY, is giving you the opportunity to become a "MasterChef"! "MasterChef" is a show that celebrates great people who make great food. The show will give contestants the opportunity to develop their cooking skills... Selected by 6044 Users

Kingdom

Returns 31st May 9:00pm On AUDIENCE NETWORK NEW!
Kingdom is a raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are taken care of... Selected by 5270 Users

The Carmichael Show

Returns 31st May 9:00pm On NBC NEW!
From the comedy of Jerrod Carmichael and Nick Stoller comes an irreverent sitcom inspired by Jerrod's relationships with his say-anything, contrarian father, his therapist-in training girlfriend, his ever-hustling brother, and his mother who is always, always, always right... Selected by 1133 Users