It’s officially that time of year where your favourite TV shows are coming back from their breaks and along with shows we are already so enthralled in, new shows are also popping up left, right and centre to entertain us! With the cold weather circling the air, we’re all choosing to hide away in our cosy beds instead of socialising, which means we have plenty of time to binge watch all the brand new content coming our way!
There is so much new TV to watch, so much that our lists now feel never-ending! We decided to list all of the upcoming shows and all the returning shows coming to TV throughout the year. The line-up of shows in 2018 look extremely promising and we can’t wait to delve deep in to each of them.
Here are all of the upcoming and returning shows that you should be watching in 2018:
9-1-1 (Fox, January 3rd 2018)
9-1-1 explores the high pressure that firefighters, police officers and paramedics have to go through in their day to day lives. They are confronted with the most frightening and heart-stopping situations in which they must balance with their own personal lives. Ryan Murphy created this show due to a real life experience when his 11 month old son stopped breathing and he was put in an extreme dangerous life or death position.
Grown-ish (Freeform, January 3rd 2018)
Grown-ish is an American spin-off of TV series ‘Black-ish’. The new series follows Zoe Johnson as she heads to college and begins her journey of adulthood.
The End of the F**king World (Netflix, January 5th 2018)
This series is one you MUST watch. We meet James who is a 17 year old psychopath in need of killing a real human being and we also meet Alyssa, a cool and moody 17 year old who trusts James with her life… Baring in mind she is his target. The pair embark on a road trip to find Alyssa’s real father and on the way, grow a weird but beautiful connection.
Black Lightning (The CW, January 16th 2018)
Black Lightning is an upcoming American series based on the DC comic character of the same name. The series will show Black Lightning coming out of retirement as the hero he once was and the effects it has on his family life.
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX, January 17th 2018)
The second season of American Crime Story will explore the murder of successful designer Gianni Versace by serial killer, Andrew Cunanan.
The Alienist (TNT, January 22nd 2018)
The Alienist will be set in New York, 1896, following a journalist and investigative team assembled together to try to solve a series of murders.
Step Up: High Water (YouTube Red, January 31st 2018)
Step Up: High Water is a brand new series based on the Step Up movie franchise. It will follow the students of ‘High Water’, Atlanta’s performing arts school. A pair of twins find themselves deep in a world where every move they make is tested and they’ll soon discover just how deep they’re both willing to go in order to achieve their dreams.
Fathom Events will be giving US fans the opportunity to see the show’s first episode before January 31st! On Tuesday, January 30th, Fathom Events will be premiering the original Step Up film on the big screen, alongside the first ever premiere of the highly anticipated YouTube Red original series ‘Step Up: High Water’. The premiere event will also give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the brand new series. All you have to do is type your city name/zip code here to see participating theatres and purchase your tickets!
Good Girls (NBC, February 26th 2018)
The series follows three suburban mothers who find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to take risks in order to take their power back.
Marvel’s Jessica Jones Season 2 (Netflix, March 8th 2018)
Season 2 of Jessica Jones will be focused on a brand new case after a previous encounter with Kilgrave.
Rise (NBC, March 13th 2018)
If you loved Glee, you are most definitely going to love Rise. The musical series follows a passionate teacher and his students who bring life back to the drama department.
Krypton (SyFy, March 21st 2018)
The story follows Superman’s grandfather, as he fights for justice on his home planet, Krypton.
Siren (Freeform, March 29th 2018)
Everyone’s lives will change when Mermaid-obsessed Bristol Cove come face to face with real life mermaids, in which a war arises.
Maniac (Netflix, September 21st)
This series will revolve around two patients (Emma Stone and Jonah Hill) in a mental institution who live in fantasy worlds.
Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger (Freeform, June 7th 2018)
Two teenagers from different backgrounds acquire superpowers whilst also falling in love. They soon become a team, as their powers work better together, however their feelings for one another will make their complicated lives even more complicated.
You (Netflix, TBC 2018)
A bookstore manager relies on the internet to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him.
Life Sentence (The CW, March 7th 2018)
When Stella finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she will have to face and learn to live with all the choices she made when she decided to live like she was dying. Now that she’s not on death’s doorstep, are the choices she made really the right ones?
Driven (PassionFlix, Episodes 1-3 August 10th, Episodes 4-6 August 24th)
Colton has everything he wants at his fingertips; success, willing women, media and attention. However, the one thing he truly wants – he can’t seem to win over. Her heart is healing. His soul is damaged. The two of them could never work, yet he still crashes in to her life – testing her boundries and discovering the darkness of her past. Even though Colton will never let her in, there’s something that won’t let her walk away. Based on the novel series ‘Driven’ by K. Bromberg.
Castle Rock (Hulu, July 25th 2018)
The Stephen King multiverse is the setting for this psychological horror series that takes place in Castle Rock, Maine, which is a location familiar to fans of King’s work. “Castle Rock” explores themes and worlds that unite King’s canon, including the infamous Shawshank Prison. An anonymous phone call lures death-row attorney Henry Deaver back to Castle Rock. He is unsettled by his hometown, but he returns to help a sinister, mostly mute man being kept in a cage underneath Shawshank. Sissy Spacek and Bill Skarsgård, who starred in feature adaptations of King’s “Carrie” and “It,” respectively, are among the show’s stars.
Happy Together (CBS, October 1st 2018)
A thirty-something couple, tired of their mundane life, starts to reconnect with their younger, cooler selves when an emerging pop star (based on Harry Styles), who is drawn to their super-normal suburban life, moves in.
Sharp Objects (HBO, July 8th 2018)
Camille, a reporter (Amy Adams) returns home to cover a grisly murder. Two girls are missing, one of whom was found dead and presumed murdered. As she searches for clues, Camille reunites with her estranged family — overbearing mother Adora, stepfather Alan Crellin, and half sister Amma — which rekindles traumatic childhood memories, including the death of her younger sister. Piecing together a psychological puzzle from her past, Camille begins to identify with the young victims a bit too closely.
Charmed Reboot (The CW, TBC 2018)
After the tragic death of their mother, three sisters in a college town are stunned to discover they are witches. Soon this powerful threesome must stand together to fight the everyday and supernatural battles that all modern witches must face: from vanquishing powerful demons to toppling the patriarchy.
Single Parents (ABC, September 26th 2018)
A group of single parents form their own support system as they raise their kids and struggle to start new relationships.
TITANS (TBC, 2018)
A team of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman’s first Robin) form to combat evil and other perils.
Which of these TV series will you be watching in 2018? Let us know by tweeting us at @CelebMix.