UK Premiere Dates for World Dramas in January 2023

This is a list of all world dramas (non-British or US TV) premiering in the UK in January 2023. The calendar above is also a handy guide to all of the major dates. If you click on the show name it will either take you to our specific show page (for shows marked with a *), to the relevant imdb page or for Asian dramas – to the relevant mydramalist page. On our show pages you’ll find a show description, a trailer where available & other useful links. Show descriptions & trailers (when available) can also be found via the relevant imdb pages and/or the show page on the relevant viewing platform. Links for the latter are also provided when available in advance: primarily in the case of Netflix shows.

Side Dish S1 Netflix 02/01/2023 [Import/South Africa]

Runaway (Kaçis) S1 Star/Disney+ 04/01/2023 [Import/Turkey] [Star Original]

Small & Mighty S1 Star/Disney+ 04/01/2023 [Import/Taiwan] [Star CP]

Taiwan Crime Stories S1 Star/Disney+ 04/01/2023 [Import/Taiwan] [Star Original] (Weekly episodes)

The Lying Life of Adults S1 Netflix 04/01/2023 [Import/Italy] [Netflix Original]

Copenhagen Cowboy S1 Netflix 05/01/2023 [Import/Denmark] [Netflix Original]

The French Mans (Mauvaise Pioche) S2 Star/Disney+ 05/01/2023 [Import/France] [Star Original]

Woman of the Dead (Totenfrau) S1 Netflix 05/01/2023 [Import/Austria] [Netflix CP]

Mystery Road: Origin S1 BBC4 07/01/2023 [Import/Australia] (Boxset available on the iPlayer)

One Lane Bridge S3 Acorn UK 09/01/2023 [Import/New Zealand]

Sexify S2 Netflix 11/01/2023 [Import/Poland] [Netflix Original]

The Files of Young Kindaichi (Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo 5) S1 Star/Disney+ 11/01/2023 [Import/Japan] [Nippon TV] [Star Original]

Your Honor (Euer Ehren) S1 Star/Disney+ 11/01/2023 [Import/Germany] [ARD] [Star Original]

Scattered Barriers S1 Netflix 12/01/2023 [Import/United Arab Emirates]

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House S1 Netflix 12/01/2023 [Import/Japan] [Netflix Original]

The Reunion S1 ITVX 12/01/2023 [Import/International (English)]

Vikings: Valhalla S2 Netflix 12/01/2023 [Import/US+International] [Netflix Original]

Dark Rivers (Ein Krimi aus Passau) S1 Walter Presents 13/01/2023 [Import/Germany] [*]

Sky Rojo S3 Netflix 13/01/2023 [Import/Spain] [Netflix Original]

Trial By Fire S1/LS Netflix 13/01/2023 [Import/India] [Netflix Original]

Atlantic Crossing S1 Drama 14/01/2023 [Import/Norway]

Crash Course in Romance S1 Netflix 14/01/2023 [Import/Korea] [Netflix Orig/Excl] (Weekly episodes)

MIU404 S1 Netflix 16/01/2023 [Import/Japan]

Quartet S1 Netflix 16/01/2023 [Import/Japan]

The Paradise (Paratiisi) S2 Acorn UK 16/01/2023 [Import/Finland+Spain]

L’Ora (L’Ora – Inchiostro contro piombo) S1/LS Star/Disney+ 18/01/2023 [Import/Italy] [Canale5] [Star Original]

Murdoch Mysteries S16 Alibi 19/01/2023 [Import/Canada]

Women at War (Les Combattantes) S1/LS Netflix 19/01/2023 [Import/France] [Netflix Orig/Excl]

Awaken S1 Netflix 20/01/2023 [Import/Korea]

Fauda S4 Netflix 20/01/2023 [Import/Israel] [Netflix Orig/Excl]

Grow (Alfa) S1 Walter Presents 20/01/2023 [Import/Denmark] [*]

Represent (En Place) S1 Netflix 20/01/2023 [Import/France] [Netflix Original]

Shahmaran S1 Netflix 20/01/2023 [Import/Turkey] [Netflix Original]

Shanty Town S1 Netflix 20/01/2023 [Import/Nigeria] [Netflix Original]

Under the Vines S2 Acorn UK 23/01/2023 [Import/New Zealand] [Acorn CP] (Weekly episodes)

Against the Ropes (Contra las cuerdas) S1 Netflix 25/01/2023 [Import/Mexico] [Netflix Original]

Lost Man Found (Hirowareta Otoko) S1 Star/Disney+ 25/01/2023 [Import/Japan] [CP – NHK] [Star Original]

One Dollar Lawyer S1 Star/Disney+ 25/01/2023 [Import/Korea] [SBS TV] [Star Original]

The Endless Night (Todo Dia a Mesma Noite) S1/LS Netflix 25/01/2023 [Import/Brazil] [Netflix Original]

Yakuza Lover (Koi to Dangan) S1 Star/Disney+ 25/01/2023 [Import/Japan] [MBS] [Star Original]

Engga Hostel S1 Amazon 27/01/2023 [Import/India] (Tamil) [Prime Original]

Kings of Jo’burg S2 Netflix 27/01/2023 [Import/South Africa]

The Defence (Chylka) S3 Walter P. 27/01/2023 [Import/Poland]

The Snow Girl (La Chica de nieve) S1 Netflix 27/01/2023 [Import/Spain] [Netflix Original]

Crossroads (Sophie Cross) S1 Acorn UK 30/01/2023 [Import/France]

And a couple of late additions for December…

Gannibal S1 Star/Disney+ [Import/Japan] [Star Original] (Weekly episodes)

Island S1 Amazon [Import/Korea] [Prime Original] (Weekly episodes)

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