Virgin Media spice up new season with new gripping series, more Irish drama, compelling documentaries and all the favourites!

by Rose Barrett
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World-class Irish drama takes centre stage this season on Virgin Media with a feast of major new TV dramas whilst retaining Ireland most popular series

 Among the new dramas to air will be ‘The Vanishing Triangle’, a co-production with the Sundance Channel (US), and ‘Faithless’, a new comedy drama, written by and starring Baz Ashmawy.

Aidan Turner in The Suspect, a new compelling drama series on Virgin Media

The highly anticipated launch of Graham Norton’s drama ‘Holding’ will broadcast on September 12 on Virgin Media One, with more great drama including Adrian Dunbar’s new detective series ‘Ridley’, Clare Dunne’s ‘Witness No 3’ and Aidan Turner’s starring-role in ‘The Suspect’.

New series include ‘How To Buy A Home’ which follows the emotional ups and downs of people trying to buy a home in Ireland.

Presenter Lucy Kennedy introduces ‘Lucy Investigates’, where she jumps out of her comfort zone and lands in the inner circle of some of the country’s most fascinating subcultures, exploring everything from Sex in the Suburbs to Life Online.

Reinvention and a chance to start over is a theme across three new series. ‘Dylan McGrath’s Secret Service’ sees the celebrity chef put five people who have not had life handed to them on a plate through their culinary paces.

Clinic for Well People Dr Monica Oikeh

‘Second Chance Bootcamp’ sees trans woman Rebecca De Havilland take her extraordinary real-life experiences of overcoming adversity to help others face their challenges. Completing the triage of new series is ‘The Clinic For Well People’ which looks at the true health of the nation, not by examining the sick, but the well and fit!

Virgin Media will continue to air original Irish documentaries and gripping true-crime series. 

Sadly, ‘Until Death’ documents a litany of domestic abuse and murders of Irish women by their partners in recent years.

Gripping documentary: The Fall of Bomber Kavanagh

‘A Dublin Murder’ chronicles the brutal killing of Rachel O’Reilly by her husband in 2004; ‘Six Bullets Fired’ focuses on the death of George Nkencho in West Dublin, as well as ‘The Fall of Bomber Kavanagh’, one of Ireland’s most feared mob bosses and trusted Kinahan lieutenant.

A new documentary on Graham Dwyer and the killing of Elaine O’Hara will also be broadcast, as well as the return of the critically acclaimed series ‘The Guards’.

New documentaries include ‘Inside the Hospice’ and ‘Garth Brooks: Coming Home’.

Gogglebox Ireland – the Gruffertys will be back!

Irish viewers need not be afeared that staple favourites such as ‘Gogglebox Ireland’, ‘Love Island’, ‘The Restaurant’ with Marco Pierre White and Rachel Allen, and ‘Eating with the Enemy’ will be back.

Zara King, Gavan Reilly and Richard Chambers will discuss stories making the headlines with the new series of ‘The Group Chat’ airing weekly on Virgin Media Two.

VMTV will remain the home of the biggest sporting events in the calendar with American Football in the form of the NFL and live coverage of the Super Bowl coming to Virgin Media Television for the first time.

Top class football will return including UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Europa Conference League, with Shamrock Rovers making their first appearance in the tournament.

You can watch the UEFA Nations league, UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers, the best of UK racing and the Guinness Six Nations – all on Virgin Media TV from autumn through winter into Spring 2023!

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