Snatch - on AMC BT TV channel 332/381 HD, October 31 at 10pm
Loved Guy Ritchie’s crime comedy Snatch? Then you’re in luck, AMC will be airing a television series based on the movie from this month. It stars and is executive produced by Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint and also boasts stars Luke Pasqualino, Lucien Laviscount, Ed Westwick and Phoebe Dynevor.
Set in contemporary London, it's based around a gang of up-and-coming hustlers who stumble across a truck laden with stolen gold. Before they know it, they’re dragged into London’s criminal underbelly, and many shenanigans and hilarities ensue.
Preacher - starts October 23 on AMC BT TV channel 332/381 HD
Dominic Cooper stars in Preacher, a small-town drama with a supernatural twist. Dominic plays Jesse Custer, a preacher with a shady past and a newly discovered gift – he can command others what to do. As he seeks to find and communicate with God, he enlists the help of Cassidy, played by Joseph Gilgun, who just so happens to be a criminal vampire. The series received raved reviews when it aired in the US, and will be shown on British television for the first time.
Fear the Walking Dead Series 3 Finale - October 16 at 9pm on AMC BT TV channel 332/381 HD
Series three of Fear the Walking Dead has been one of the most shocking, fast-paced and zombie-infested seasons yet – and you won’t want to miss the finale. So far we’ve seen Madison’s family move into the mysterious ranch which was then destroyed, and come to realise that they must fight to survive the threat of various fringe groups.
In the finale, Sleigh Ride, tensions will meet their absolute height and knowing the gruesome nature of the show we wouldn’t be surprised if a central character was either killed off or their life left in peril as a tantalising cliff-hanger.
The Exorcist Series 2 - starts October 11 at 9pm on SyFy BT Channel 319/375 HD
A continuation of the infamous Exorcist movie series, this terrifying show is back for season two. In series one we met progressive priest Father Thomas Ortega and Father Marcus Keane, a modern-day Templar Knight who is not afraid to butt heads within the church to carry out what he believes is God’s vision. These polar opposites are forced to work together when they’re sent to tackle an apparent demonic possession of a small-town American family. Series one was praised for its classic horror scenes and excellent acting by critics, and we can only expect even greater things in series two.
Forged in Fire - Thursdays at 9pm on HISTORY BT Channel 327/HD 379
If you’re a fan of weapons or have a man cave (or maybe both) you’re going to love Forged in Fire. This original HISTORY show is back for its latest season and promises even more impressive weapon making. Nicknamed as “Bake off with Blades” each episode sees amateur weapon makers battle it out in front of a team of expert judges. Whoever is deemed to create the best weapon, is crowned that episode’s Forged in Fire champion.
First in Human - on Discovery BT Channel 322/376
What’s the process of scientific discoveries? First in Human, Discovery’s new three-part medical documentary, First In Human, aims to answer this question. Narrated and executive produced by Emmy-winning Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, this show takes a fascinating and in-depth look into breakthrough treatments that are being developed right now.
The Apprentice – from October 4 at 9pm on BBC1
Lord Sugar’s legendary reality competition show is back. This year the regular arrogant posers and hidden talented gems will compete for a chance to work for business tycoon Sir Alan Sugar. Each episode contestants will be given a business themed challenge, with the results carefully monitored by Sugar’s closest advisors. Who will win The Apprentice this year? We have no idea but we’re certain the show will provide plenty of hilarious and dramatic moments.
Descendants 2 - October 20 at 5.30pm BT Channel 480
The Descendants are back for another swashbuckling movie. A Disney villain-themed musical, it features some insanely tunes and sees the return of Disney stars Dove Cameron, Cameron Bryce, Booboo Stewart and Sofia Carson.
Dove Cameron, who plays Maleficent’s daughter Mal has crossed over from the villains Isle of the Lost to the United States of Auradon to be with her love Prince Ben. The only problem is she’s bored and pays a visit to her old stomping ground – only for the prince to follow her and become kidnapped by Uma, the daughter of Ursula. Can Mal save him before it’s too late?
Red Dwarf XII from October 12 on Dave
Beloved classic sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf is back with original crew for a special miniseries Red Dwarf XII. The 12th series stars Craig Charles, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn and Danny John-Jules, and Norman Lovett will also be returning as Holly after a whopping 18 years away from the show. Dave has been deliberately cryptic about the themes of the new episodes but previews have already claimed it is just as funny as the early series, and that the cast have still got the same celebrated rapport.
Our Girl series 3 from October 10 at 9pm on BBC1
Michelle Keegan returns for series 3 of Our Girl along with co-stars Luke Pasqualino, Ben Aldridge and Shalom Brune-Franklin. This time there are 12 episodes split into three mini-series. The first quartet takes the team to Nepal, which has been devastated by a recent earthquake. As army Medic Georgie reunites with her ex, Elvis, producers have hinted it's highly likely a romantic reunion will follow.