New TV Shows Starting
May 2018

Cobra Kai

Starts 2nd May 8:00pm On YouTube Red NEW!
Cobra Kai takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been... Selected by 4473 Users

The Rain

Starts 4th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Two Danish siblings emerge from the safety of their bunker six years after a brutal virus carried by the rain wipes out almost all humans in Scandinavia. After realising all remnants of civilisation are gone, they join a group of young survivors and together set out on a... Selected by 6988 Users

Sweetbitter

Starts 6th May 9:00pm On Starz NEW!
The story of 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet... Selected by 1545 Users

Vida

Starts 6th May 8:00pm On Starz! NEW!
Emma and Lyn, two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles, couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. When circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother's... Selected by 1212 Users

Safe

Starts 10th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Tom is a pediatric surgeon and single dad whose life seems to be going well. He has adjusted to being a widowed father of two teenage daughters and pediatrician who is grieving the loss of his wife from cancer. After his oldest daughter goes missing, Tom ends up knowing all... Selected by 0 Users

Evil Genius

Starts 11th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
This baffling true crime story starts with the grisly death of a pizza man who robs a bank with a bomb around his neck - and gets weirder from... Selected by 0 Users

Patrick Melrose

Starts 12th May 8:00pm On Showtime NEW!
Melrose is an aristocratic and outrageously funny playboy, who struggles to overcome the damage inflicted by an abusive father and a mother who tacitly condoned the behaviour. Melrose hilariously skewers the upper class as it tracks the protagonist's harrowing odyssey... Selected by 0 Users

Carter

Starts 15th May 8:00pm On Bravo NEW!
Actor Harley Carter returns home after a public meltdown. Partnering with his police detective friend, he tries to use his acting experience to solve real crimes.... Selected by 1466 Users

Reverie

Starts 30th May 10:00pm On NBC NEW!
Mara Kint, a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior, became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. When she's brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which you... Selected by 6585 Users

Returning TV Shows in May 2018

Taskmaster

Returns 2nd May 9:00pm On Dave NEW!
Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, he will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five celebrity contestants. At the end of the series, who will be crowned the Taskmaster... Selected by 815 Users

Colony

Returns 2nd May 10:00pm On USA Network NEW!
Colony is a naturalistic drama about a family that's torn by opposing forces and makes difficult decisions as its members balance staying together with surviving the struggle of the human race. Set in the near future, the story takes place in Los Angeles, which exists in a... Selected by 16138 Users

Dear White People

Returns 4th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Dear White People on one day, they are portrayed on the Calendar as airing... Selected by 3566 Users

Naked and Afraid XL

Returns 6th May 10:00pm On Discovery NEW!
A group of the best survival experts in the world are taking on an un-survivable situation that has never been attempted before: 12 people. 40 days. 40 nights. No food. No water. No clothes. The ultimate trial of human endurance and will to survive. NAKED AND AFRAID XL... Selected by 912 Users

I'm Dying Up Here

Returns 6th May 10:00pm On Showtime NEW!
Set in the celebrated and infamous L.A. stand-up comedy scene of the '70s, where the careers of most comedy superstars began, 'I'm Dying Up Here' delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that inhabit the hilarious, but complex business of making an audience laugh. The... Selected by 0 Users

MasterChef Australia

Returns 7th May 7:30pm On Network Ten NEW!
MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British version of MasterChef. Food critic Matt Preston, chef George Calombaris, and restaurateur and chef Gary Mehigan serve as the show's hosts and... Selected by 1538 Users

SuperMansion

Returns 7th May 11:59pm On Crackle NEW!
Aging superhero, Titanium Rex, and his has-been team known as The League of Freedom struggle to stay relevant in a changing... Selected by 744 Users

Undercover Boss

Returns 11th May 8:00pm On CBS NEW!
Undercover Boss is a new reality series that follows high level corporate executives as they slip anonymously into the lowest level jobs within their companies. Once undercover, they'll get their hands dirty with the rank and file, find out what their employees REALLY think... Selected by 2348 Users

BattleBots

Returns 11th May 8:00pm On ABC NEW!
BattleBots promises to wow viewers with next generation robots-bigger, faster and stronger than ever before. The show will focus on the design and build of each robot, the bot builder backstories, their intense pursuit of the championship and the spectacle of the event.... Selected by 2126 Users

Midsomer Murders

Returns 13th May 9:00pm On ITV NEW!
Nothing is what it seems behind the well-trimmed hedges of the picturesque cottages in the idyllic English countryside of Midsomer. Beneath the tranquil surface of sleepy village life, there exist dark secrets, scandals and downright evil. Murder, kidnap and blackmail are... Selected by 2801 Users

Humans

Returns 17th May 9:00pm On Channel 4 NEW!
Humans is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart. In the hope of transforming the way they live, one strained suburban family purchases a... Selected by 18486 Users

13 Reasons Why

Returns 18th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
A boy named Clay receives a shoe box of cassette tapes from his late classmate and crush Hannah, after she recently committed suicide. On the tapes, which are mailed with instructions to pass along from one student to another, Hannah explains to 12 peers how they each... Selected by 20258 Users

Street Outlaws

Returns 21st May 9:00pm On Discovery NEW!
From a 1969 Chevy Nova to a race-ready farm truck, the vehicles - and their drivers - come in all shapes and sizes and have one thing in common: the need for speed. But according to the STREET OUTLAWS of Oklahoma City - home to one of the largest undercover street racing... Selected by 328 Users

Trollhunters

Returns 25th May 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
A fifteen-year-old boy stumbles upon a magical amulet that transforms him into a warrior with the title of Trollhunter. He is the chosen defender of the trolls that live below the human town of Arcadia from miscreants who try to disrupt... Selected by 2030 Users

The Bachelorette

Returns 28th 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 2152 Users

Six

Returns 28th May 10:00pm On History NEW!
In 2014, the mission of Navy Seal Team Six to kill a Taliban leader unravels when they discover one of their own is working with the... Selected by 6094 Users

Arrested Development

Returns 29th May 8:00pm On Netflix NEW!
**NOTE: Even though Netflix released all episodes of Arrested Development on one day, they are portrayed on the Calendar as airing one episode a week, for ease of visualisation. Arrested Development revolves around the excessive lifestyles of the dysfunctional and... Selected by 16306 Users

America's Got Talent

Returns 29th 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 3063 Users

Animal Kingdom

Returns 29th 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 4523 Users

Queen Sugar

Returns 29th May 10:00pm On OWN NEW!
The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane... Selected by 1877 Users

Masterchef (US)

Returns 30th 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 5985 Users

American Ninja Warrior

Returns 30th May 8:00pm On NBC NEW!
G4 presents the biggest and most daring Ninja Warrior event in the network's history with the new series American Ninja Warrior. The series will hold open tryouts to find the top 10 American competitors from across the country and send them to Japan to tackle Sasuke... Selected by 2027 Users

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Returns 30th 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 11868 Users
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