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Take a look through our pick of some of the brand new shows landing this month. 

Vigil, Coming soon to BBC iPlayer

From the makers of Line of Duty, Vigil stars Suranne Jones and Martin Compston, who unravel a dark conspiracy that goes to the heart of Britain’s national security. Vigil’s been coming soon for a while now, but it seems as though the series will finally be launching this month - and we can’t wait.

Pose, Available now via BBC iPlayer

Groundbreaking US series about the underground world of 1980s ball culture, set at the height of the AIDS epidemic. Season 3 just landed as a boxset on BBC iPlayer - so what are you waiting for?

I Am…, Available now on All 4

A returning Female-led drama anthology series of stand-alone programmes, starring three of Britain's leading actors. You can catch up on last year’s series now, with new episodes starring Suranne Jones, Letitia Wright and Lesley Manville airing now.

Uprising, Available now via BBC iPlayer

While not strictly new in August, the brand new series from Steve McQueen Uprising aired at the end of July, and if you haven’t seen it, it’s available as a stunning boxset on BBC iPlayer now.

Buffering, Available now via ITV Hub 

Brand new comedy from Iain Stirling - in which his character, a children’s TV presenter navigates his way through a complicated relationship with a TV producer, Olivia.

Below Deck Mediterranean, Available now via All 4

If reality TV is your thing, then make sure you don’t miss the latest series of Below Deck Mediterranean over on All 4. 

Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back, Thursday 19th August, Channel 4

Back for a brand new series, comedian Joe Lycett and celebrity guests campaign on behalf of viewers who've been wronged by big corporations, caught out by small print, and hoodwinked by fraudsters. 

Looking for more recommendations? Head to Channel 100 on your Freeview Play TV.