New TV Shows Starting in August 2017

Manhunt: Unabomber

Starts 1st Aug 9:00pm On Discovery NEW!
Manhunt: Unabomber follows Jim Fitzgerald, the FBI agent who tracked down Ted Kaczynksi, aka the 'Unabomber', and brought him to justice through his expertise in profiling and... Selected by 3192 Users

The Sinner

Starts 2nd Aug 10:00pm On USA Network NEW!
A young mother is overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage and commits a startling act of violence and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the 'who' or the 'what' - but the 'why' - as... Selected by 5399 Users

What Would Diplo Do?

Starts 3rd Aug 7:59pm On Viceland NEW!
Bein a superstar DJ doesn't make u good at life, but as long as we're still in the game we got a chance to get it... Selected by 700 Users

The Guest Book

Starts 3rd Aug 10:00pm On TBS NEW!
Different guests visit the same remote cabin in a remote a small, mountain town. The Guest Book is based on fictitious stories Greg Garcia had been writing in the guest books of various rental cabins in an effort to freak out the next renters. Garcia will write all 10... Selected by 2283 Users

Mr. Mercedes

Starts 9th Aug 8:00pm On Audience Network NEW!
A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by... Selected by 4908 Users


Starts 11th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Atypical on one day, they are... Selected by 4211 Users


Starts 12th Aug 7:00am On Disney XD NEW!
Ducktales are the adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, their famous uncle Donald Duck, pilot extraordinaire Launchpad, Mrs. Beakly, Webby and Roboduck. Adventures and hidden treasures are everywhere, in their hometown Duckburg and... Selected by 1909 Users

Get Shorty

Starts 13th Aug 10:00pm On EPIX NEW!
Miles Daly, a hitman from Nevada tries to become a movie producer in Hollywood as a means to leave his criminal past behind and win back his recently estranged family. There, he meets Rick Moreweather, a washed up producer of low quality films who is desperately hanging on... Selected by 2048 Users


Starts 15th Aug 10:00pm On BBC Two NEW!
In Victorian London four pioneers, friends, and rivals fighting to make a mark on the world and save... Selected by 1333 Users


Starts 16th Aug 8:00pm On NBC NEW!
Loosely inspired by the real life of star Marlon Wayans, this update to the classic family comedy centers on a loving (but immature) father committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife. While his misguided fatherly advice, unstoppable... Selected by 1069 Users

Marvel's The Defenders

Starts 18th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
'Marvel's The Defenders' follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal - to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just... Selected by 24314 Users

Marvel's Spider-Man

Starts 19th Aug 7:00am On Disney XD NEW!
An insecure but courageous and intelligent teen named Peter Parker, a new student of Horizon High, is bitten by a radioactive spider and given powers. He becomes a hero named Spider-Man after the death of his uncle and he must adapt to this new way of... Selected by 1050 Users

The Tick

Starts 25th Aug 11:59pm On Amazon Prime Instant Video NEW!
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. **NOTE: Even though Amazon... Selected by 6660 Users


Starts 25th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Cannabis legend Ruth Whitefeather Feldman employs her newly graduated son and a team of young 'budtenders' to help run her Los Angeles marijuana dispensary. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Disjointed on one day, they are portrayed on the TV Calendar... Selected by 1842 Users


Starts 27th Aug 9:00pm On BBC One NEW!
Cormoran Strike, a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London's Denmark Street, is wounded both physically and psychologically. His unique insight and his background as an SIB Investigator prove crucial in solving three complex cases... Selected by 3435 Users

Returning TV Shows in August 2017

Wet Hot American Summer

Returns 4th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
The misadventures of campers and counselors at Camp Firewood. A spin-off of the 2001 farcical comedy of the same name, the series will bring back the cast of the cult classic for more wacky, off-kilter fun. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Wet Hot... Selected by 3643 Users

Voltron: Legendary Defender

Returns 4th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
For millennia, the evil Galra Empire has plagued the universe by conquering planets and destroying their inhabitants. The only known threat to the empire's power and plans, is the legendary "Defender of the Universe" Voltron, a 100 meter tall robot warrior composed of five... Selected by 1661 Users

Ray Donovan

Returns 6th Aug 9:00pm On Showtime NEW!
Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, is the one called in to solve the complicated, confidential and controversial problems of the city's elite. He can make anyone's problems disappear... except the ones he can't escape created by his own... Selected by 17605 Users

Chesapeake Shores

Returns 6th Aug 9:00pm On Hallmark Channel NEW!
Abby O'Brien Winters returns to her hometown of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland, after receiving a panicked phone call from her younger sister Jess, who has renovated the Inn at Eagle Point. Abby's demanding career, divorce and young twin daughters, has kept her busy to even... Selected by 2536 Users

Hard Knocks

Returns 8th Aug 10:00pm On HBO NEW!
Hard Knocks on HBO presents viewers with an inside look at NFL training camps. From the top coaches to the rookies trying to make the team, Hard Knocks will showcase what it takes to be in the... Selected by 1897 Users

Difficult People

Returns 8th Aug 11:59pm On hulu NEW!
Difficult People hails from the comedic minds of Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, who star as themselves. As best friends living in New York City, their typical, irreverent behavior lands them in some very awkward... Selected by 1652 Users


Returns 9th Aug 9:00pm On A&E NEW!
"Wahlburgers" goes behind the scenes of one of Boston's most well-known families, the Wahlbergs. Brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul join forces to embark on a hometown-based business venture, a hamburger restaurant that touts the family name. An homage to their humble... Selected by 712 Users

Bering Sea Gold

Returns 11th Aug 10:00pm On Discovery Channel NEW!
In the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, there's a gold rush on. But you've never seen gold mining like this before - here, the precious metal isn't found in the ground. It's sitting in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea. And there... Selected by 1084 Users

Doctor Doctor

Returns 16th Aug 8:30pm On Nine NEW!
The story of Hugh Knight, a rising heart surgeon who is gifted, charming and infallible. He is a hedonist who, due to his sheer talent, believes he can live outside the rules. His "work hard, play harder" philosophy is about to come back and bite... Selected by 1396 Users

Project Runway

Returns 17th Aug 9:00pm On Lifetime NEW!
Eager to give aspiring designers a chance to break into the notoriously difficult-to-crack fashion world, supermodel Heidi Klum will once again head a panel of industry luminaries, including top women's and men's wear designer Michael Kors and Elle Magazine fashion director... Selected by 3991 Users

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Returns 17th Aug 10:00pm On Bravo NEW!
Based on the best-selling "Girlfriends' Guide" book series by Vicki Iovine, the series follows Abby, a self-help book author who hides the fact that she's separated from her husband, as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her early 40s in Los Angeles. She... Selected by 2654 Users


Returns 19th Aug 9:00pm On BBC One NEW!
Casualty is the world's longest running and most successful medical drama series on television. It depicts the private and working lives of the patients, doctors, nurses and all others attending a small but frantically busy accident and emergency department of the large... Selected by 622 Users

Halt & Catch Fire

Returns 19th Aug 9:00pm On amc NEW!
Set in the early 1980s, "Halt & Catch Fire" dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be... Selected by 11494 Users

The Last Ship

Returns 20th Aug 9:00pm On TNT NEW!
A global virus pandemic nearly obliterates the earth's population, forcing the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a dangerous new world where they are among the only survivors. They must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of... Selected by 24952 Users

Survivor's Remorse

Returns 20th Aug 10:00pm On starz NEW!
Survivor's Remorse will explore the complexity, comedy and drama of an experience that everyone reads about, but few understand - what truly happens when you make it out. Through a combination of God-given talent and north Philly grit, Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn... Selected by 1436 Users


Returns 20th Aug 10:30pm On Showtime NEW!
British writer-producers Beverly and Sean Lincoln, have a wonderful marriage and a hit TV series to their credit. Things couldn't be better. Until Merc Lapidus, a Hollywood network executive, gushes over their series at a gala. Merc is certain that a remake of the show will... Selected by 12722 Users


Returns 20th Aug 10:30pm On Showtime NEW!
Story of Andrew Dice Clay, as he deals with a demanding girlfriend, two kids, mounting gambling debt and all of life's obstacles that keep him from being a stand up... Selected by 1071 Users

The Wrong Girl

Returns 24th Aug 8:30pm On Ten NEW!
Great job? Tick. Great best friend? Tick. Great flatmate? Tick. So what could possibly go wrong? Lily, the producer of a cooking segment on a morning television show called The Breakfast Bar, finds herself torn between two very different... Selected by 1022 Users

Ice Road Truckers

Returns 24th Aug 9:00pm On History Channel NEW!
At the top of the world, in the coldest parts of North America, there is a whole trucking industry that most people had never heard of. Some communities and industries can only be reached for a few months each year, when rivers or seas freeze over. Ice Road Truckers... Selected by 1473 Users

Dragons: Riders of Berk

Returns 25th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Picking up where the critically-acclaimed feature film, How to Train Your Dragon, left off, this weekly animated series follows the continuing adventures of Hiccup and his dragon Toothless on the island of Berk, along with the band of dragon trainers, all of whom now have... Selected by 5180 Users


Returns 27th Aug 9:00pm On ITV NEW!
The ambitious eight-part drama follows the early life of Queen Victoria, from her accession to the throne at the tender age of 18 through to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Victoria went on to rule for 63 years, and was our longest-serving monarch until she was... Selected by 6801 Users

The Great British Bake Off

Returns 29th Aug 8:00pm On Channel 4 NEW!
The Great British Bake Off sees ten passionate home bakers take part in a bake-off to test every aspect of their baking skills as they battle to be crowned the Great British Bake Off's best amateur baker. Each week the nationwide tour sees keen bakers put through three... Selected by 1838 Users

Ultimate Fighter

Returns 30th Aug 9:00pm On Fox Sports 1 NEW!
Eighteen of the best Mixed Martial Arts fighters, nine Heavyweights and nine Welterweights, have come from around the world to Las Vegas with one dream - to be named the Ultimate Fighter and to be given a contract in the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization.... Selected by 3751 Users
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