Blindspot Season 1 (24thNovember) Ever woken up with no memory of what happened the night before? Well, that’s kinda what has happened in Blindspot, only on a much larger scale. When a woman wakes up in a bag in Times Square, she finds she has tattoos all over her body and no memory of her life to that point. When the FBI investigate, they find that the tattoos contains clues to crimes that they must solve. A huge hit in the US, Blindspot is one you have to see.
Elementary Season 4 (19thNovember) Holmes is back! Jonny Lee Miller stars again as Sherlock, with Lucy Liu reprising her role of Watson. John Noble also joins the fun as Holmes’ wealthy, estranged father…you may know him as Denethor from Lord of the Rings. Either way, with Holmes ending Season 3 in a pretty dark place, we can’t wait to see how things unfold in Season 4. Catch Seasons 1-3 here!
Trollied Season 5 (2ndNovember) Let’s go back to Valco! Everyone’s favourite supermarket-based sitcom returns for a fifth season. Catch every episode on Sky1, Mondays from 9pm! Catch Seasons 1-4 here!
The Last Panthers Season 1 (1st November) Samantha Morton and John Hurt star in this crime drama based on the true story of the notorious Balkan jewel thieves. Morton and Hurt are tasked with recovering the stolen goods…whatever it takes. From diamond heists in London to shady gangsters in Central Europe, this will have you on the edge of your seat. And if that doesn’t get you excited, the theme music was written by a familiar face…Mr David Bowie!
The Frankenstein Chronicles Season 1 (11thNovember) Set in 19th century London, Sean Bean stars as John Marlott, an inspector who investigates a vast array of crimes. But these are no ordinary misdemenours…they may be being carried out by a mad scientist trying to re-animate the dead. With Mr Bean involved, we can’t guarantee his safety throughout the first season, so you’ll have to watch to see how he gets on… Tyrant Season 2 (4th November) The second season of this drama about Barry Al-Fayeed who, when he was 16, ran away from home. A long way from home. During Season 1, Barry was compelled to return to his country of birth (the fictional country Abuddin), after setting up a new life in the US. When his father - the ruler of Abuddin - passes away, Barry attempts to influence his brutal, repressive brother. But things take a few turns for the worse, with Season 1 ending on a spectacular cliffhanger.
Ex Machina (6thNovember) In this sci-fi drama starring Alicia Vikander, a young programmer finds himself at the centre of a ground-breaking experiment…and it’s pretty important. Here, he participates in a study about artificial qualities by analysing a female robot, as he tries to discover what makes us human.
Wild (6thNovember) Reese Witherspoon stars as a young woman trying to overcome a personal tragedy in this drama. As a way of getting over her recent divorce and the death of her mother, she undertakes a 1,100 mile hike as part of a journey of self-discovery. Wild received Oscar nominations for best actress (Witherspoon) and best supporting actress (Laura Dern), so it’s well worth a watch.
Jupiter Ascending (20thNovember) Channing Tatum. Mila Kunis. Need we say more? Oh, we do? OK, well in this action/adventure sci-fi, directed by the Wachowski siblings, a young woman finds that she is the heiress of an intergalactic nobility. However, she soon finds that she has to save the people of earth from an industry that will destroy the entire planet.
Fifty Shades of Grey (20thNovember) We know a lot of you have been waiting for this, even if you haven’t admitted it yet. Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in this drama which is slightly different to your usual romance movie. We take it you know more or less what it’s about, so we’ll let the movie do the rest… Taken 3 (27thNovember) Why would you mess with Bryan Mills and his particular set of skills? Well, in the third instalment of this thrilling franchise, Mills (played once again by Liam Neeson) finds himself accused of a crime he didn’t commit. So what does he do? Well, he attempts to find the real killer to clear his name. Our money is on him finding him.
The Wedding Ringer (13th November) Kevin Hart stars in this hilarious comedy about a nervy man (played by Josh Gad…who you may know as Olaf from Frozen) approaches his wedding day. Why is he so nervous? Well, he needs a best man. Luckily, help is at hand, as he hires a man to help him enlist the man - and groomsmen – he needs.
Inside Amy Schumer Season 1-2 The hilarious Amy Schumer switches from sketches to stand-up to interviewing people on the street and people of interest in this comedy series. Be prepared to laugh. A lot.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Season 1-2 The ‘Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division’, in case you were wondering. In the brilliant first two seasons of this action drama, created by Joss Whedon, a secretive peacekeeping and spy agency has to keep us safe in a world of superheroes, aliens and everything in between.
Falling Skies Season 1-5 Six months after a devastating alien invasion, a small human resistance attempts to recover the planet and their old way of life. In this drama produced by Steven Spielberg, and starring Noah Wyle from ER, we find out whether humanity really is strong enough to overcome anything.
Wayward Pines Season 1 The next time you’re stuck somewhere you don’t want to be, be grateful you’re not stuck in Wayward Pines. Matt Dillon stars in this mystery drama about a Secret Service agent who enters Wayward Pines…but may never be able to leave. As he investigates the disappearance of two federal agents, he gets closer to a mysterious and terrible truth. Care to find out what it is?
Sport in November
We have 12 Premier League games for you in November, with a couple of absolute humdingers, including: Arsenal v Tottenham (8th November) It's the North London derby at the start of the month, with Arsenal looking to continue their strong start to the season. The two sides met at White Hart Lane in the Capital One Cup in September, with the Gunners winning 2-1 thanks to two goals from Mathieu Flamini. Yes, Mathieu Flamini. Expect a few more surprises and plenty of fireworks in this one... Manchester City v Liverpool (21st November) After the international break, two North West giants clash at the Etihad Stadium. City have made a good start to the season and look like genuine title challengers. Liverpool have had a more difficult start to 2015-16, although new manager Jurgen Klopp looks like the perfect man to get Liverpool back on track. The German inspired many famous wins while Borussia Dortmund manager, can he help Liverpool claim a big win in Manchester?
England's tour of the UAE concludes in November, with Alastair Cook's men looking to claim an historic series win against Pakistan. With young players Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes and Joe Root eager to impress, England may do what no other side has yet to: win a Test match series in the UAE against Pakistan. It'll be difficult, but everyone thought winning The Ashes would be impossible, and look how that turned out...
Formula 1 conclusion
Lewis Hamilton is on the brink of a little bit of history... The Englishman is just a handful of points away from a third World Championship title and may even have wrapped things up before November even starts. However, with Sky Sports F1 showing all four remaining races this season, with the Mexican Grand Prix exclusive to Sky (and NOW TV) on the 1st November, you can watch something truly special with us next month...if he hasn't done the job already!