Below are my picks of the most notable new shows, returning or premiering on UK screens over the next 7 days...
Asylum (BBC4, 9pm) New satirical comedy about a government whistleblower and an internet entrepreneur, stuck together in a London embassy of a Latin American country after seeking political asylum. Starring Ben Miller, Dustin Demri-Burns, Kayvan Novak, Niky Wardley & Yasmine Akram. (1/3)
The Walking Dead (Fox, 9pm) Season 5 of the U.S post-apocalyptic thriller returns after a mid-year hiatus. (9/16)
Science of Stupid (Fox, 9.30pm) Series 2 of the show where Richard Hammond uses science to explain the pain behind popular online clips. (1/14)
Bob Servant (BBC4, 9.30pm) Series 2 of the comedy about an ambitious would-be politician living in Dundee. Starring Brian Cox, Jonathan Watson & Anita Vettesse. (1/3)
★ Better Call Saul (Netflix) Season 1 of the U.S legal drama and spin-off to Breaking Bad. Starring Bob Odenkirk, Michael McKean & Jonathan Banks.
The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds (Channel 4, 8pm) Documentary snooping on a group of four-year-olds in a nursery full of hidden cameras, to assess their mental and social development.
★ The Flash (Sky1, 8pm) Season 1 of the U.S comic-book drama resumes after a mid-year hiatus. Starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker & Rick Cosnett. (10/22)
The Gift (BBC1, 9pm) New series where Mel Giedroyc and Matt Baker help people say 'thank you' or 'sorry' to people they've long since lost contact with. (1/4)
Young War Widows (ITV, 9pm) Profile of three women whose husbands died serving their country in Afghanistan.
Kid Criminals (Channel 4, 10pm) Two-part documentary about some of the 70,000 American children who are imprisoned today.
Uncle (BBC3, 10pm) Series 2 of the sitcom about a dysfunctional uncle and his nephew. Starring Nick Helm, Elliot Speller-Gillott & Daisy Haggard. (1/6)
Can You Cure My Cancer? (BBC1, 9pm) Panorama special about pioneering new drugs to treat cancer.
An Idiot's Guide to Politics (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary where comedian Jolyon Rubinstein tries to find out why modern youth are so disengaged with politics.
Tiny House Nation (More4, 9pm) New series looking at small living spaces across the U.S. (1/14)
Stella (Sky1, 10pm) Series 4 of the comedy. Staring Ruth Jones, Catrin Stewart, Steve Speirs & Daniel Gammond. (1/10)
Britain's Biggest Primary School (Channel 5, 9pm) Documentary spending time at the large Gascoigne Primary School in Barking, east London. (1/4)
★ Arrow (Sky1, 8pm) Season 3 of the U.S comic-book drama resumes after a mid-year hiatus. Starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland & Emily Bett Rickards. (10/23)
Quiz Nights (Sky2, 9pm) Pub quiz featuring groups of quizzers from around the UK. (1/8)
The Mentalist (Channel 5, 10pm) Season 7 of the U.S crime drama. (1/13)
Flintoff: Lord of the Fries (Sky1, 8pm) New series where the ex-cricketer runs his own fish n' chip shop with cyclist Rob Penn. (1/6)
★ Bosch (Amazon Prime) Season 1 of the U.S detective drama, based on a best-selling series of books. Starring Titus Welliver.
The Auction House (Channel 4, 8pm) Series 2 of the documentary about Lots Road Auctions. (1/3)
★ The Casual Vacancy (BBC1, 9pm) New series adapting J.K Rowling's novel about a seemingly genteel English village that's secretly at war. Starring Michael Gambon, Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Julia McKenzie, Joe Hurst, Richard Glover, Silas Garson & Rufus Jones. (1/3)