What to Watch on TV this July
We've got your TV guide sorted for the month
Not Going Out
Easily one of our favourite comedies Not Going Out returned to the BBC last month, and we’ve already binge-watched all seven episodes. Now in its 13th series, Lee is once again causing mayhem (this time in a hospital, on a train and on a football pitch), and Lucy’s trying her best to stay sane.
3rd–16th July, BBC
Wimbledon will be available to watch on BBC One, BBC Two and on iPlayer throughout July. The main draw begins on Monday 3rd July, with the tournament running for two weeks and the women’s singles final taking place on Saturday 15th July then the men’s singles final on Sunday 16th July.
Long Lost Family
3rd July, 9pm, ITV
Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell are back helping more people trying to find missing family. This first episode begins with Paul Connolly who was left out with the rubbish as a baby in east London and raised in care, while Shaun had a happy adoption with wonderful parents but was always curious about his birth parents.
Cooking with the Stars
4th July, 9pm, ITV
Emma Willis and Tom Allen return to host this celebrity cookery series. The eight celebrities taking part in this series are award-winning actor Jason Watkins, boxing legend Chris Eubank, Gavin & Stacey star Joanna Page, Coronation Street’s Samia Longchambon, singer Peter Andre, Emma’s husband Matt Willis (of Busted fame), Steps’ Claire Richards and Love Island star Indiyah Polack.
4th July, 9pm, Channel 5
A year after witnessing a traumatising attack, Hannah views a copycat attack on her CCTV system. The attacker is seen with a woman, but emerges alone, and Hannah believes the woman was murdered. We think this thriller starring Ross Kemp will have us hooked.
Joanna Lumley's Spice Trail Adventure
5th July, 9pm, ITV
In this new series, Joanna embarks on one her most epic voyages yet – along the world’s greatest spice trails, beginning with Indonesia, and she uncovers the dark history of The Banda Islands’ past.
5th July, Disney+
When a girl goes missing, it triggers a woman’s trauma from her childhood (when she was a member of a female-led cult). This psychological thriller blurs the lines between past and present and it’s time to start binge-watching if you haven’t already, because the final episode airs on 5th July.
Then You Run
7th July, Sky Max and NOW
Adapted from Zoran Drvenkar’s acclaimed novel You, in this new eight-part series a close-knit group of friends end up on a summer holiday from hell after the estranged father of one of them is discovered dead.
9th July, 9pm, ITV
It’s back! There’ll be six new episodes in the new season of the long-running mystery series Grantchester, starring Robson Green. In this first episode a biker is found dead after a charity motorbike race, but Will and Geordie struggle to work out who would want to hurt him.
The Traitors: Australia
9th July, BBC Three and BBC iPlayer
After being hooked on the UK, then the US, version of this reality TV series, we couldn’t be more excited now the BBC are finally airing The Traitors: Australia. In this psychological TV phenomenon, if the Faithful contestants eliminate all the Traitors, they will share the prize fund, but if a Traitor makes it to the end, they steal the money.
12th July, Apple TV+
Nothing is as it seems in this murder mystery/comedy where each suspect’s story is told through a different film genre. Season two comes to Apple TV+ this month with a different party, so it’s time to binge-watch the first season if you haven’t already.
How I Met Your Father
26th July, Disney+
Much like in its predecessor (How I Met Your Mother), Sophie tells her son the story of how she met his father. The second season of this American sitcom starring Hilary Duff has been split into two halves and new episodes come to Disney+ this month.
27th July, Netflix
Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy books, season two of this series saw Geralt embrace his destiny as he protected Ciri from the forces battling for control of the Continent. Season three arrived on Netflix on 29th June and will continue on 27th July.
28th July, Prime Video
Good Omens finally has a second season! Michael Sheen and David Tennant will be joined by Jon Hamm, Doon Mackichan, and Gloria Obianyo. Amazon says that the new episodes will expand on the first season which followed the events of the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.