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Every Monday, you can find highlights of the coming week’s schedule right here on the Programmer’s Choice blog! Continue reading for more about information, photos, and video on the fantastic British shows we have in store for you. SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG so you have all the latest WETA Television news including schedule information, video previews of shows, and more!
Monday at 12:00pm Antiques Roadshow BBC season 30 discovers those valuable and not-quite-so-valuable antiques tucked away at the backs of cupboards in Hereford, UK. Always filmed on location, thousands of local residents pour in, clutching personal treasures to be examined, commented on, and valued by the Roadshow experts. Repeats December 18 at 8:30am.
Wednesday at 9:30am begin watching the series everyone is talking about as Outnumbered restarts from the very first episode! The Brockmans are your average British family: a house in London, two loving parents, and three children overflowing with personality. Their personalities are great until the parents feel outnumbered causing partially improvised and entirely hilarious situations. Watch this series from the very beginning and return for more laughs every week on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Fridays at 9:30pm.
Wednesday at 10:00am catch the first episode of To The Manor Born season 2! Lady Audrey fforbes-Hamilton’s husband died and left huge debts which forced her to sell Grantleigh Manor, which had been in her family for 400 years. Now she lives in a small house on the edge of the estate. It is not what she is used to, but Audrey is made of stern stuff. Grantleigh’s new master is offended by her snobbish instincts but Audrey finds him intriguing. Will these two hit it off or will one drive the other way in madness? Repeats this Friday at 2:30pm & 5:00pm, this Saturday at 6:30am, this Sunday at 7:00am, and next week: December 18 at 10:00am & 7:30am, December 21 at 12:30pm.
Wednesday at 7:30pm don’t miss season 3 episode 1 of Yes, Minister! As the last season of this iconic series, enjoy the beginning of the end and prepare for the WETA UK premiere of Yes, Prime Minister in February! Download our WETA UK YES, MINISTER SEASON 3 EPISODE GUIDE here! Repeats Thursday at 10:30am, Friday at noon, Saturday at 4:00pm, Sunday at 7:30am, and next week: December 17 at 10:00am, December 19 at 10:30am, and December 22 at 10:00am.
Thursday beginning at 8:00pm get your mystery fix with Rosemary & Thyme at 8:00pm, Waking the Dead at 9:00pm, and New Tricks at 10:00pm. Our Thursday night line-up provides a mix of crime drama mysteries which are sure to make you a British television fan in no time.
Friday at 6:00pm watch the first episode of season 4, Waiting For God! Take a visit to the Bayview Retirement Village where the food is appalling, the staff treat residents like idiot children, and any show of independence is strictly frowned upon. But two elderly eccentric residents refuse to give in and grow old gracefully just yet. Tom Ballard is a retired accountant and Diana Trent is a no-nonsense ex-journalist. When these two get together, they do more than just wait for their time to pass. Download and print our WETA UK WAITING FOR GOD SEASON 4 EPISODE GUIDE! Repeats December 18 at 10:30am, December 20 at 9:30am, and December 21 at 1:30pm.
Friday at 7:30pm start watching the classic British comedy As Time Goes By from the very beginning. In the early 1950s, a young Army officer and a student nurse fell in love. It was a whirlwind romance, but the young Lionel and Jean were separated when he was posted to Korea. His letter went astray and they lost touch. In the early 1990s, Lionel (now divorced) is in England to work on his autobiography, My Life In Kenya. He needs a secretary and Jean (a widow) owns a secretarial agency. She sends her feisty daughter Judith who makes such a good impression that Lionel invites her out to dinner. And, as mother and daughter share a house, the inevitable happens – Lionel and Jean are reunited. Don’t expect them to jump into each other’s arms; Third Age romance takes time. Can they recapture the old magic, orare they too old and set in their ways? Download and print our WETA UK AS TIME GOES BY SEASON 1 EPISODE GUIDE!
Saturday at 8:00pm finish off season 1 of The WETA UK Event: The Complete Wallander with the episode, One Step Behind. Then at 9:30pm see the first episode of season 2, Faceless Killers.
Sunday is a great day on WETA UK to try out some new shows. With a variety of genres, characters, and lengths, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect British TV show to get hooked on. Let us know which is your favorite and what you’d like to see more of!