With the announcement that England would be going into full lockdown once more this November, lasting to at least December 2nd 2020, television is once again going to be a lifesaver for those stuck at home with nothing to do.

Great TV is more essential than ever before, so with that in mind, we’ve been taking a look at some of the shows coming up in November 2020 that are sure to impress, no matter your taste!

There’s something here for everybody…

Godfather of Harlem - Every Sunday on Starzplay

Forest Whitaker takes on the role of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson in this highly-anticipated series, inspired by the true story of the American ‘Godfather'.

Returning from over a decade behind bars, Johnson finds the neighbourhood he once ruled in shambles. 

The Italian mob control the streets now, but he'll happily take on the Genovese crime family in a bid to regain control.

Though it's based in the time of the civil rights movement, the themes are as relevant today as they ever were. 

A real insight into one of the most chaotic and important times in American history.

Below Deck Season 8 - Starts Tuesday November 3rd on Hayu

It’s all change for the Below Deck cast this year, as Chief Stew, Kate Chastain left the series, making way for a brand new face in Francesca Rubi.

Captain Lee is of course making his return, and a familiar face in original cast member Eddie Lucas is on board, in the role of Bosun. Will the fan-favourite be as popular as ever with audiences?

Completing the team are seasoned five-star Michelin chef Rachel Hargrove, as well as Stews Elizabeth Frankini and Isabelle Wouters, alongside deckhands James Hough and Shane Coopersmith.

Of course, as fans will know, Captain Lee isn’t afraid of getting rid of crewmates who aren’t pulling their weight; so this starting cast could completely change up by the time the eighth season comes to an end!

Expect lots of drama, as the team set sail in the Caribbean amongst the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic.

Dash & Lily - Available from Tuesday November 10th on Netflix

Get in the Christmas spirit with this upcoming comedy, starring Midori Francis, Austin Abrams and Dante Brown.

The titular Dash (Abrams) and Lily (Francis) may be complete opposites when it comes to personality, but a little red notebook may change their perception of life altogether. 

Trading messages in the pad, which they pass back and forth around New York City, they set one another dares to challenge their regular outlook on the world.

Based on the David Levithan and Rachel Cohn book, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares, this could be one of the most heartwarming comedy series Netflix has ever commissioned.

Ovie Soko: Life After Reality TV - Available from Tuesday November 10th on BBC iPlayer

Ovie Soko and Vicky Pattison chat in Life After Reality TV / Picture Credit: BBC/Daniel Ball
Ovie Soko and Vicky Pattison chat in Life After Reality TV / Picture Credit: BBC/Daniel Ball

Though he didn't quite take home the title of champion in Love Island 2019, Ovie Soko was undoubtedly the season's breakout star. 

Standing tall at 6ft7, the basketball player found himself with fame unlike ever before, thanks to his charming personality and modern-day gentleman characteristics.

Upon leaving the villa, Soko found himself with some big decisions to make. Did he want to pursue the life of a celebrity in showbiz, or return to the sport he’d always loved?

Fortunately for Soko, he has some friends who have already tread the reality TV path to guide him along the way. 

I'm A Celeb winner and former Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison chats to him about making money after finding fame, whilst original TOWIE cast member Mario Falcone warns of what he sees as the dark side of the business.

With both pros and cons in abundance, it’s ultimately up to Soko on exactly where he goes from here.

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City - Starts Thursday November 12th on Hayu

The umbrella of the Real Housewives franchise expands once more, as audiences get to know a whole bunch of new successful women from Salt Lake City.

Speaking about the new series, Bravo producer Andy Cohen - famed for moderating the Housewives reunions - commented: "It's a locale we've never been [to], and it's gorgeous and it's unique, and when you have the overlay of Mormon culture, it becomes something really interesting.”

Follow the unconventional and elite lives of Lisa Barlow, Mary Cosby, Heather Gay, Meredith Marks, Whitney Rose and Jen Shah as they navigate a Mormon-led society, with the themes of religion, beauty, wealth and perfection all standing tall.

The Crown Season 4 - Available from Sunday November 15th on Netflix

The life of the British Royal Family is on full display in Season 4 of The Crown, with the 1970s drawing to a close and a new Prime Minister taking charge, in the form of Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson).

Though the country is feeling more divided than ever before, Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) has worries more close to home, in hoping to secure an appropriate bride for Prince Charles (Josh O'Connor), who remains unmarried at 30.

Enter young Lady Diana Spencer (Emma Corrin), who's instantly welcomed into the hearts of the British people as she transforms from teenager to Princess of Wales.

Of course, we all know how this story ends and, behind closed doors, Princess Diana’s life is anything but magical.

No Man’s Land - Starts November 22nd on Starzplay

Félix Moati takes on the role of French youth Antoine in this new series, which delves into the depths of the Syrian civil war through his eyes, as he hunts for his presumed to be dead sister.

Though the rest of his family believe her to have died in a suicide bombing, a chance spotting of someone who appears to be his sibling on a news report sets him off in pursuit of answers.

Joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters, along with international idealists who support their cause, he finds himself in some increasingly-dangerous situations.

With a compelling story and a glimpse into the tragic events currently going on in Syria, this isn’t a new show you should sleep on.

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2020 - Start date to be announced, reported to be Sunday November 15th

Whilst we’re still waiting on a launch date, the celebrities taking part in this year’s Bushtucker trials are all lined up and on stand by to join Ant and Dec for a first-of-its-kind series, taking place inside a Welsh castle.

Exactly how the series is going to work this year hasn’t yet been revealed, but trading the lush jungle of Australia with a spooky and rundown fort will certainly be interesting.

We’re sure that, despite the change in location, producers will be hoping to keep the authentic I’m A Celeb experience as close to what audiences are used to as possible.

With names like Mo Farah, Victoria Derbyshire and Beverley Callard all rumoured to be taking part, it could be one of the most entertaining seasons to-date!

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