5 ways to keep the kids entertained with Telstra TV
Posted on April 20, 2018
3 min read
For many states across Australia right now, school’s out, the kids are home, and there’s only so many activity outings you can muster.
Fortunately, Telstra TV has the latest films and TV shows to keep your little ones entertained for hours. Here’s our selection of favourites to stream with the whole family.
Lost In Space (Netflix)
Something for adventurous tweens and adults alike, this Netflix modern remake of the popular 60’s sci-fi series has been reimagined in a brilliant 10-part series you’ll want to binge watch in one weekend. Set 30 years in the future, LOST IN SPACE follows the Robinson family as they battle with their new home after crash landing on an alien planet. Encountering unknown species, advanced technology, and other stranded outsiders, you’ll love this action-packed adventure filled with strong characters, family drama and incredible special effects.
Zombies (Foxtel Now)
This upbeat tween film on Foxtel Now follows the children of Seabrook as they are forced to welcome their zombie peers to school. The suburban town, formally preoccupied with uniformity, traditions, and pep rallies, are quickly forced to embrace diversity as a popular cheerleader falls in love with the token zombie football player. With the attractive cast often breaking into a song and dance, ZOMBIES is a slightly darker version of High School Musical you’ll love watching with your family tonight.
Disney Pixar’s Coco (BigPond Movies)
This colourful new animation on BigPond Movies delves into the exciting cultural experience behind Mexico’s Day of the Dead, following a young aspiring musician who dreams of performing like his idol. Desperate to prove his talent to his family, Miguel finds himself in the stunning ‘Land of the Dead’ where he meets a charming trickster named Héctor. The pair embarks on a journey of self-discovery, with plenty of visuals and songs along the way that make COCO a hit the entire family will enjoy watching.
The Powerpuff Girls (Stan)
An old favourite that’s had a well-deserved resurgence, this adorable, animated trio is back and kicking butts in order to save their perfect city. Accidentally created in a lab by a powerful professor, the supercharged heroes include leader Blossom, loveably cute Bubbles, and feisty Buttercup to make up THE POWERPUFF GIRLS. As the girl squad band together to protect against evil, your little ones will love coming along on the colour-filled adventure, and you’ll enjoy watching an old Cartoon Network classic on Stan.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (ABC iView)
Based on the original comic books, this modern animated series on ABC iView follows the original characters as they battle criminals and alien invaders under the cover of darkness. Named after the Italian artists of the Renaissance, the New York-based teen turtles make up a powerful group full of strength, sass, and loyalty. Broken into short, easy-to-consume episodes, this action-packed adaption of TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES will quickly become a family favourite your kids will love, and you won’t mind as background noise.
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