ITV UNVEIL MAY 2023 HIGHLIGHTS FOR ITV1 AND ITVX
Updated: Mar 18
UPDATE - AMENDED SCHEDULE
Jonathan Ross: Must Watch Films and Tom Jones streaming on ITVX from 04/05
The Case Against Cosby streaming on ITVX from 11/05
Rolf Harris: Hiding in Plain Sight (w/t) streaming on ITVX from 18/05
May highlights on ITV1 include Without Sin and shocking drama Maryland starring Suranne Jones
ITV have unveiled programming highlights for ITV1 and ITVX, landing in May 2023. Full list below.
Jonathan Ross: Must Watch Films
The fourth installment of Jonathan Ross’ monthly film recommendations will cover cult favourites including The Big Lebowski starring Jeff Bridges as The Dude himself, The Crow starring Brandon Lee, Clerks directed by and starring Kevin Smith, My Left Foot starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World starring Michael Cera and more.
My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015-2019)
Still pining for Josh, the boy who dumped her ages ago, whip-smart lawyer Rebecca jettisons her New York life and moves to California to win him back. Starring Rachel Bloom.
Tom Jones A reimagining of The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling based on Henry Fielding’s classic novel. A picaresque story of the title character’s complicated journey to find real love, Tom Jones has delighted and scandalized readers since it was originally published in 1749.
All seven series of the popular American supernatural drama in which Allison Dubois (Patricia Arquette) uses her psychic abilities to help the local law enforcement. With the information coming to her in cryptic dreams and visions, Allison often misinterprets these paranormal clues, hindering her constant efforts to convince skeptics of her gift and often leading to a race against the clock to crack violent and horrific crimes and bring the right criminals to justice.
Rolf Harris: Hiding in Plain Sight (w/t)
Rolf Harris led a toxic double-life, molesting contributors and crew on the shows he worked on for years. Almost a decade on from his arrest, the films speak directly to Harris’ accusers, telling the story of how his assaults became gradually more serious throughout his excelling television career in the 70s and 80s.
30 Rock (2006-2013)
Tune in to every hilarious episode from this multi-award winning hit series. Created by and starring Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe winner Tina Fey, paired up with fellow Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin, as quirky TV writer Liz Lemon and conservative company executive Jack Donaghy, bound together by chaos, charisma and employment contracts! Together Jack and Liz preside over the everyday mayhem at a late night variety show with no help from Liz’s loose cannon stars Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) and Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski) and hapless NBC page Kenneth Parcell (Jack McBrayer).
The Case Against Cosby (2022)
Of the sixty-three women who have come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault, only one was able to gain a conviction. This is her story. With intimate access to Andrea Constand and her family, Cosby’s prosecutors, journalists in the courtroom, and experts on predation, pedophilia, and trauma, this is a journey that will leave viewers shocked, informed, and deeply changed.
Maryland focuses on the relationship between two sisters, down-to-earth mother of two Becca (Suranne Jones) and disciplined high-flyer Rosaline (Eve Best) who have been driven apart by complex family dynamics. But when the body of an older woman is discovered at sunrise on Laxey Beach in the Isle of Man, it brings devastating news for the sisters.
Experience all the suspense, action, and shocking twists of the phenomenal series, Heroes, and follow the lives of seemingly unconnected, ordinary people around the globe who discover they have extraordinary abilities.
In this four-part drama, Vicky McClure (Line of Duty, This is England, Broadchurch, Trigger Point) plays the role of grieving mother, Stella Tomlinson, whose 14-year-old daughter Maisy, is found dead at their family home with the bloodied, hooded figure of Charles Stone (Johnny Harris - The Salisbury Poisonings, Medici, Troy: Fall of a City) standing over her.
I’m A Celebrity… South Africa
This series sees the return of some of the most memorable campmates from previous series in the brand new setting of South Africa. They survived the Australian jungle, but South Africa is an even harder proposition which will push them to their limits and test them like never before.
In May on BritBox subscribers can look forward to a wonderful collection of crime drama. Both series of gritty prison drama The Governor starring Janet McTeer will be available from 5th May, Rellik, the crime drama told in reverse starring Richard Dormer and Jodi Balfour will stream from 11th May, all three seasons of Kingdom, starring Stephen Fry as as rural Norfolk solicitor Peter Kingdom will stream from 18th May, and finally police drama The Holiday starring Jill Halfpenny will be available to stream from 25th May.