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What to stream this week on Telstra TV

By Ryan Dunn April 30, 2021

Epic express-release blockbusters, hard-hitting prestige dramas and an emotional final season: all this and more, available right now on Telstra TV.

Godzilla Vs. Kong (Telstra TV Box Office)

Get set for a colossal blockbuster battle with the Express Release of GODZILLA VS. KONG, available now on Telstra TV Box Office. With Godzilla on a global rampage of destruction, geologist Nathan Lind – played by Alexander Skarsgård – leads an expedition into the Hollow Earth to find the only energy source capable of stopping him. With the help of Kong’s protector, played by Rebecca Hall – and her adopted daughter Jia, who can communicate with the mighty ape – they set out to return Kong to his ancestral home. But it’s not long before Godzilla surfaces and these ancient rivals face off in a showdown of epic proportions.

Mare of Easttown (BINGE)

New to BINGE this month is the addictive crime drama series, MARE OF EASTTOWN. Kate Winslet stars as Mare Sheehan, a former high school basketball champ turned police detective in the tight-knit Pennsylvanian community of Easttown. Divorced and left to raise her grandson after her own son’s death, she’s helped along by her quick-witted mother Helen, played by Jean Smart. Struggling to solve the disappearance of a missing teenage girl, the case suddenly expands when the body of another young woman is discovered. But as she digs deeper, her investigation reveals a darker side to the town – and the townsfolk she thought she knew so well. Also starring Evan Peters, and Australian actors Guy Pearce and Angourie Rice, this gripping new series is one you won’t want to miss.

The Handmaid’s Tale (SBS On Demand)

It’s been almost two years in the making, but the much-awaited fourth season of the award-winning series, THE HANDMAID’S TALE is finally here – and it’s streaming now, only on SBS On Demand. Elisabeth Moss returns as June, the escaped former Handmaid and now resistance leader fighting back against the forces of oppression in Gilead. Following her plot last season to liberate a plane full of children to Canada, June is now the nation’s single biggest threat. Consumed with plans of revolution and revenge, just how far will she go to see justice served? Stream the highly anticipated fourth season now, only on SBS On Demand – with new episodes available each Thursday.

Younger (Stan)

From Sex and the City creator Darren Starr comes the final chapter of fan-favourite series, YOUNGER – streaming now, only on Stan. When we last left the gang, Charles had just proposed to Liza – and Kelsey decided to back out of a deal to start a new publishing house of her own. But questions remain unanswered after the unforgettable cliffhanger ending last season. Who is this new man on the scene? Will Liza stay with Charles? And are there still lingering feelings for Josh? Find out now with new episodes of Younger streaming weekly, only on Stan.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 23 April:

The Dry (Telstra TV Box Office)

Eric Bana stars in the suspenseful Australian murder mystery, THE DRY – available now on Telstra TV Box Office. Based on the award-winning novel of the same name by ‎Jane Harper, the film follows Federal Police agent Aaron Falk (Bana), who returns to his drought-affected country hometown of Kiewarra after the apparent murder-suicide of his childhood best friend Luke (Martin Dingle Wall), Luke’s wife Karen and their young son Billy. While the town is saddened by the news, they don’t find it suspicious given the stress local farmers have been under during the year-long drought. But Luke’s parents are certain of their son’s innocence and convince Aaron to team up with the local lawman (Keir O’Donnell) to uncover the truth. The problem is, Aaron isn’t exactly welcomed back into the town with open arms – with many believing he played a part in the death of a young girl twenty years earlier, when he and Luke (Joe Klocek and Sam Corlett as the younger men) lied about their whereabouts at the time.

Rutherford Falls (Stan)

From the creator of The Good Place and Parks and Recreation comes the laugh-out-loud new sitcom series, RUTHERFORD FALLS – streaming now, only on Stan. Ed Helms and Jana Schmieding play longtime besties Nathan Rutherford and Reagan Wells. As a descendant of the town’s founder, Nathan couldn’t be prouder of his family’s legacy of brokering peace with Reagan’s ancestors, the Minishonka Nation Native American tribe. He spends his days guiding tours of school children through his family’s museum, glorifying Lawrence “Big Larry” Rutherford’s part in the town’s origin story. Meanwhile, Reagan curates a neglected Cultural Center, situated within the tribe’s Running Thunder Casino and often mistaken for the casino’s gift shop. The trouble begins when Mayor Chisenhall (Dana L. Wilson) plans to remove a statue of Big Larry in the town’s centre. It might sound like a plot ripped from the headlines, but in this case the statue is just in the middle of the road and people keep crashing their cars into it. Now the race is on for Nathan to get the townsfolk on side before Big Larry Rutherford falls for good.

MasterChef Australia (10 play)

Returning this week for another deliciously inspiring season is MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA, streaming Sundays through Thursdays on 10 play. Judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and Andy Allen will be joined by some of the world’s most notable culinary authorities including Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi, Heston Blumenthal and Curtis Stone to put twenty-four hopeful contestants through their paces to find Australia’s next top chef. With a cash prize of $250,000, these skilled amateur cooks from all walks of life will need to pull out all the stops if they’re going to impress the judges and ultimately take home the title.

Kayo: A game-changing offer for Telstra consumer customers

Watch over fifty sports live and on-demand with Kayo, the incredible sports streaming app available now on Telstra TV. Whether you’re a fan of football, basketball, motorsports, cricket or a bit of everything, Kayo is where the action’s at – and you can watch it all, available in HD, including game replays, match highlights, sports documentaries and much more – available on your Telstra TV and across your favourite devices.

Telstra consumer customers can now get Kayo Basic for only $15 per month for 12 months, saving $10 off the standard monthly price every month for a whole year. Since it’s month to month, you have the freedom to cancel at any time. Sign in to hub.telstra.com.au/kayo with your Telstra account to find out if you’re eligible and redeem this offer by 31 May 2021. Then, just log into your Kayo account on your Telstra TV to catch the action on your big screen.

Our favourites streaming for the week of 19 April:

Promising Young Woman (Telstra TV Box Office)

Nominated for five Oscars this year including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress is the provocative revenge-fueled dark comedy thriller, PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN – available now on Telstra TV Box Office. Carey Mulligan stars as Cassie, a woman who spends her nights in bars pretending to be drunk to snare unsuspecting “nice guys”. You see, experience has proven that while they always approach offering help, it’s not long before they try to take advantage of the situation. It’s eventually revealed why Cassie’s doing this night after night – to avenge a tragedy that befell her best friend when they were both in medical school. But when she meets Ryan (Bo Burnham), a man she barely remembers from her college days who seems completely unlike the others, her obsession takes a back seat to her growing feelings for him. Now what could possibly go wrong? Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film also stars Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Alison Brie, Adam Brody and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

The Nevers (BINGE)

X-Men meets Bridgerton in THE NEVERS, HBO’s epic new fantasy drama series from executive producer Joss Whedon streaming now on BINGE. Set in Victorian era London, the series follows a group known as “The Touched” – ordinary people who have been granted extraordinary abilities following an unexplained cosmic phenomenon. Admired by some and feared by many, this group of social outcasts are led by Amalia (played by Laura Donnelly from Outlander) whose power – or “turn” as they’re known – is the ability to see into the future. She’s joined by Penance (Ann Skelly from Vikings), an inventor who can manipulate energy and sets up a safe haven to protect this new underclass. Alongside them is Maladie who absorbs pain, Horatio a healer, Nicolas the smelly, Annie the firestarter and Primrose the ten-foot teenager. Together they’ll need to face a world determined to either destroy them or take advantage of their abilities, while they work to uncover the true purpose of their powers.

Thunder Force (Netflix)

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer play two unstoppable superwomen in the delightfully goofy comedy movie, THUNDER FORCE, streaming now on Netflix. In a parallel world dominated by remorseless supervillains, scientist Emily (Spencer) is determined to unlock the genetic code behind superpowers so that they can finally be used for good. But while she’s still fine-tuning the formula, her former childhood friend Lydia (McCarthy) comes strolling back into her life – and on a tour of the lab, inadvertently injects the prototype giving herself superhuman strength. Lydia’s successful transformation proves the solution works – and once Emily takes it to gain invisibility, the pair deck themselves out in rubber suits they can’t wash and a car they can’t quite get into and out of to start fighting crime. Among the “Miscreants” they’re up against are pincer-handed flirt Jerry The Crab (Jason Bateman) and William “The King” Stevens (Bobby Cannavale), a corrupt politician running for Mayor.

Dancing With The Stars: All Stars (7plus)

Watch Australia’s favourite celebrities don their cha cha heels, slip into their sequins and take the mirror ball for a spin with the all-star season of DANCING WITH THE STARS streaming Sundays through Tuesdays now on 7plus. Working hard to impress the expert judging panel of Todd McKenney, Helen Richey, Paul Mercurio and Mark Wilson, this seasons returning stars include Tom Williams, Bec Hewitt, Jamie Durie, Ada Nicodemou and Manu Feildel – along with wildcard contestants Matty Johnson and Schapelle Corby who will battle it out across a variety of dance genres including the tango, jive, paso doble and contemporary. Who will be crowned the Ultimate All Star? Tune in to find out.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 12 April:

The Croods: A New Age (Telstra TV Box Office)

The world’s first family are back for another fun-filled adventure in the animated comedy sequel, THE CROODS: A NEW AGE – available now on Telstra TV Box Office. In a perilous prehistoric world filled with danger at every turn, the Crood family (voiced by Nicolas Cage, Catherine Keener, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds) are just looking for a safe place to call home. So when they come across an enclosed oasis filled with abundant crops and serenely lush landscapes, they can’t believe their luck. But it’s not long before they discover this new paradise is already inhabited by a more evolutionary advanced family called the Bettermans (Peter Dinklage, Leslie Mann and Kelly Marie Tran) who look down upon their Neanderthal ways. It’s not until both families face a common threat that they learn to embrace their differences and work together to survive.

Line of Duty (BritBox)

Available exclusively on BritBox this month is the much-anticipated season six return of the incredibly thrilling and cleverly unpredictable police drama, LINE OF DUTY – with new episodes streaming direct from the UK each Thursday from 1 April. For the uninitiated, the series follows the investigations of police anti-corruption unit AC-12, tasked with the dangerous job of taking down “bent coppers”. Led by the ever-quotable Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), with skilled detectives Steve Arnot (Martin Compston) and Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) by his side, each season the trio have delved into a seemingly separate case, only to uncover a deeper organised crime conspiracy that ties all of them together at the highest levels of the force. This season, Kate has left AC-12 to work at “The Hill” under DCI Joanne Davidson (Kelly Macdonald), whose team are investigating the assassination of journalist Gail Vella (Andi Osho). But when Davidson appears to be hindering the investigation, AC-12 are brought in to take a closer look. Catch up on all five previous seasons also available now on BritBox.

Made for Love (Stan)

Offering something for everyone is the quirky dark sci-fi comedy-thriller, MADE FOR LOVE – streaming weekly from Thursday 1 April, only on Stan. Based on the novel of the same name by Alissa Nutting, the series stars Cristin Milioti (Black Mirror, Palm Springs) as Hazel, a woman desperately trying to escape her reclusive, domineering husband Byron (Billy Magnussen). The problem is, he’s a billionaire tech mogul who has invented a brain-embedded chip called “Made for Love”. Byron claims it’s designed to help couples become closer by automatically sharing their thoughts and feelings with each other, but of course he surreptitiously implants one in his own wife’s head and then uses it to track and control her. With nowhere else to turn, Hazel heads back to her hometown to get help from her dad, Herb (Ray Romano) – an oddball widower who is now in a loving relationship with an almost lifelike synthetic lady named Diane.

Melbourne Comedy Festival 2021: The Gala (ABC iview)

Get the best seat in the house for the 2021 MELBOURNE COMEDY FESTIVAL GALA, a two-part, two hour comedy bonanza streaming now on ABC iview. Showcasing a sampling of the best local and international comedians this world-famous annual festival has to offer, The Gala filmed live from The Palais Theatre in St Kilda is hosted by Becky Lucas and features a star-studded line-up including Aaron Chen, Arj Barker, Blake Freeman, Dave Thornton, Geraldine Hickey, Joel Creasey, Tommy Little, Tripod, Zoë Coombs Marr and more.

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Keep your little ones entertained with Ketchup TV, the new kids app streaming now on Telstra TV

By Ryan Dunn March 31, 2021

Stream hours of free children’s entertainment and educational content with Ketchup TV, the streaming service for preschoolers launching today in Australia and available now on Telstra TV.

Brought to us by trusted international streaming app provider, VOD 365, the ad-supported service is 100% kid-safe and has no subscription or registration required, so you can simply download the app on your Telstra TV to begin streaming on-demand instantly.

Here are just a few of the much-loved shows on offer that will have your little ones singing, dancing, laughing and learning in your living room.

Little Baby Bum

Become best friends with six year old Mia and her mates as they sing along to all your favourite nursery rhyme classics including Wheels on the Bus, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Humpty Dumpty and Five Little Ducks – as well as trending new tunes like Baby Shark, Driving in My Car and the Ice Cream Song. With a focus on stimulating your child’s learning, memory and early social skills, the series offers a variety of fun episodes on everything from the ABCs, 123s and colours, to concepts like Please, Thank You and Sorry, Bedtime Routine and Making Friends.


Sing along with baby J.J., his family members and preschool buddies as they play Peek-a-Boo, dance the Looby Loo, enjoy bath time and eat their vegetables in this beloved series. Fun for kids and parents alike, CoComelon helps toddlers learn about the alphabet, numbers, shapes and animals, as well helpful etiquette lessons like sharing, waiting your turn, excusing yourself and quiet time. And with gorgeously animated songs including Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Old Macdonald Had a Farm and The Muffin Man, it’s sure to be a hit with your kids.


Spark your child’s curiosity about the world around them with Blippi. In each episode, we’re transported to an exciting new place as our enthusiastic host Blippi visits the beach, the zoo, a museum or a factory to relay his experiences in vivid detail. Asking the viewer questions about what they’re seeing, the series helps with building your child’s vocabulary while discovering the first-time joys of riding a bus, making a pizza, blowing bubbles or building a rocketship.

Mighty Express Minis

From the creators of Paw Patrol comes the adventure-filled Mighty Express. Welcome to Tracksville, where a team of rambunctious railway trains and their kid passenger pals travel the world delivering fun wherever they go. Hop aboard with Freight Nate, Flicker, Peoplemover Penny, Farmer Faye and more as they sing along to original songs and classic favourites – all with an exciting, playful railroad twist.

Go Buster

Buster, the little yellow bus who is undoubtedly one of the most popular characters from Little Baby Bum, also has his very own series! Eager to learn and have fun, Buster and his friends Terry the Tractor, Tony the Truck, Amber the Ambulance, Digger and Scout help each other out when they get stuck in the mud, bravely face new experiences like going through the carwash, learn that accidents can happen, explore the depths of the ocean and even deliver a letter to Santa.

In The Night Garden

Wind down for bedtime with In The Night Garden, a colourful yet relaxing series from the co-creator of Teletubbies. Narrated by the soothing grandfatherly voice of veteran actor Derek Jacobi, the series follows a caring and curious group of soft toys named Upsy Daisy, Iggle Piggle, Tombliboo and Makka Pakka as they board the Ninky Nonk to explore a magical land somewhere between falling asleep and waking up.

To get started, just download Ketchup TV from the App Store on your Telstra TV today. Data charges may apply.

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What to stream this week on Telstra TV

By Ryan Dunn March 26, 2021

Janet and Ryan from the Telstra TV team share their top picks to stream this month on Telstra TV.

The War with Grandpa (Telstra TV Box Office)

The wise guys take on the pint-sized in the brand new family comedy, THE WAR WITH GRANDPA – available now on Telstra TV Box Office. Robert De Niro stars as the lovable Grandpa Ed. When a senior moment in a supermarket lands him in hot water, he’s invited to move into the family home of his daughter Sally, played by Uma Thurman. But when his grandson Peter is forced to give up his room and move into the attic, he declares war to get back what’s rightfully his. But Grandpa has a few dirty tricks up his own sleeve as well.

To celebrate the film’s release on Telstra TV Box Office, we’re giving you the chance to win a five-burner barbeque valued at $2,699 to take your family gatherings to the next level. Find out more and enter now at telstratv.com/boxoffice. (Entries close 21 April 2021. Conditions apply. See website for details).

Zack Snyder’s Justice League (BINGE)

Bringing to life the director’s original vision is the much-anticipated release of ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE, streaming now on BINGE. After Superman’s sacrifice to stop Doomsday, and with Knightmares of the Earth in ruins at the hands of Darkseid and Steppenwolf, Bruce Wayne will need to assemble the very best to defeat mankind’s greatest threat yet. Together with Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash, this unparalleled team of superheroes will need to step up to save the planet from becoming a post-apocalyptic hellscape.

Coming 2 America (Amazon Prime Video)

It’s the comedy classic sequel 33 years in the making: Eddie Murphy reprises his role as King Akeem in COMING 2 AMERICA, streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. Having just discovered he has a son, King Akeem returns to where it all began in New York City. With the help of his valet Semmi (played by Arsenio Hall), the pair track down Zamunda’s rightful heir to the throne – bringing him back to their wealthy African nation, along with his mum played by Leslie Jones. But the new family dynamic causes some friction, especially with his daughter Meeka (KiKi Layne) who had her heart set on one day becoming queen. And with General Izzi (Wesley Snipes) looking to seize power, now is not a great time for division among the royal family.

Yes Day (Netflix)

Just in time for the school holidays is the adventure-filled family movie, YES DAY – streaming now on Netflix. Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramirez star as parents Allison and Carlos, who feel like they’re always telling their kids “no”. You see, they used to be fun – and to prove they still can be, they accept their daughter Katie’s challenge to a Yes Day. For 24 hours, they’ll have to agree to everything their kids suggest, from crazy makeup to carwashes with the windows down and an epic water balloon battle. To bring the family closer together than ever before, they’ll need to commit wholeheartedly – and maybe even enjoy themselves along the way.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 19 March:

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (Telstra TV Box Office)

Bridesmaids co-writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo team up with Jamie Dornan for the delightfully goofy comedy, BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR – available now via Express Release on Telstra TV Box Office. Culotte-clad, frizzy-permed Midwesterners Barb and Starbara are the absolute best of friends – sharing a gaudily decorated home together since Barb’s husband died in a shopping stampede and Star’s man left her for a woman with bigger toes. Both working at the “hottest place in town”, the Jennifer Convertibles furniture store, they spend more time sitting and gabbing than selling – and it’s not long before they’re laid off. Deciding it’s time for adventure in their lives, they blow their redundancy pay on a flashy trip to Florida where they meet the mysteriously suave Edgar (Dornan). But little do they know, their vacation spot is the target of an evil genius, hellbent on destroying the town and everyone in it.

Keeping Up With The Kardashians: The Farewell Season (hayu)

Get set for an emotional final chapter as we say farewell to the world’s most-watched family in KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS Season 20, streaming from Friday 19 March on hayu. For over 14 years, we’ve been invited into their homes as Kim, Kourtney, Khloé, Kendall, Kylie and Kris shared their lives, their loves, their joy and their heartache for the cameras. Whether they were “doing amazing, sweetie”, pranking each other, ugly-crying (“there’s people that are dying, Kim”) or beating each other up (watch out for that handbag), they’ve been our favourite brand of reality drama for so long it’s hard to imagine TV without them. Thankfully, there’s still one more season – and this one is sure to spill the beans on the breakdown of Kim and Kanye’s marriage, Khloé and Tristan’s plans to expand their family, plus much, much more.

Murder Among the Mormons (Netflix)

True-crime fans are in for a treat with the captivating new three-part docuseries, MURDER AMONG THE MORMONS – streaming now on Netflix. In October 1985, two deadly pipe-bombings sent shockwaves throughout the usually tranquil community of Salt Lake City, Utah. As police began investigating the attacks, they quickly discovered the victims were connected by their involvement in the lucrative and highly sought-after trade of historical documents relating to the Church of Latter Day Saints. With some of the pieces purportedly calling into question many longstanding tenets of the Mormon faith, the threat of institutional damage alone could have been grounds for motive. But when a third bomb exploded, almost killing the city’s most prolific historical documents dealer, investigators began to take a closer look into the work of a man who was seemingly at the centre of it all.

Black Hands (Stan)

New to Stan this week is the five-part New Zealand drama, BLACK HANDS – telling the real-life story behind one of the country’s most infamous multiple homicide cases. Based on the popular podcast and subsequent book of the same name by journalist Martin van Beynen, the series details the events leading up to and following the 1994 murders of the Bain family in their Dunedin home. Luanne Gordon and Joel Tobeck play parents Margaret and Robin Bain, whose marriage was struggling in part due to Margaret’s paranoid conviction that her husband and children were infected by Satan, as well as her fixation with demolishing their house to build a sanctuary. Richard Crouchley plays David, their eldest son – a university drop-out who spent his days doting on his mother before claiming to have found his entire family gunned down upon returning from his morning paper route.

Our favourites streaming for the week of 12 March:

Roald Dahl’s The Witches (Telstra TV Box Office)

Anne Hathaway, Chris Rock, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci star in the delightfully fun new take on a family favourite: ROALD DAHL’S THE WITCHES, available now on Telstra TV Box Office. When a young orphaned boy (Jahzir Bruno) is approached by a strange woman offering candy, his grandmother (Spencer) warns him of the danger of witches and their sinister plot to exterminate all children. Fearing her grandson has been targeted by a witch, Grandma decides they should hide out for a while at a luxury coastal resort. But unwittingly, she picks the very same venue chosen by the Grand High Witch (Hathaway) for her upcoming convention – and they arrive just as the witches of the world begin to descend. As plans are unveiled to transform every child on earth into a mouse, it’s not long before the boy and his new friend Bruno fall prey. But with savvy Gran on their side, they just might outsmart these diabolical sorceresses.

Genera+ion (BINGE)

New to BINGE this week is the HBO Max Original coming-of-age series, GENERA+ION – with the first three episodes available to stream now. Executive Produced by Lena Dunham, the series takes a somewhat serious, somewhat tongue-in-cheek look into the lives of a group of high schoolers navigating love, loyalty and family. Shown from each of the unique perspectives of its characters, the very snackable 30 minute episodes introduce us to Chester (Justice Smith), the charismatic star water polo player testing the limits of the school’s dress code and its new guidance counsellor (Nathan Stewart-Jarrett); Nathan, who has a crush on Chester and meets him with the help of his friend Riley (Chase Sui Wonders); Nathan’s close sister Naomi (Chloe East), who discovers a secret her brother’s been keeping from her; and Greta (Haley Sanchez), who is struggling with her mother’s deportation to Mexico.

Making Their Mark (Amazon Prime Video)

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the AFL season that almost didn’t happen with the seven-part docuseries, MAKING THEIR MARK – streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. When COVID-19 reached Australia in early 2020, season preparations were already well underway and the league was forced to quickly rethink how the game could be played – and watched by fans – under a rapidly growing number of social distancing restrictions and health regulations. The series takes an in-depth look into how the season unfolded for the players, coaches and executives from six teams, their struggles with injuries, isolation from family, maintaining motivation and the intensity of competition – especially across the 20-day, 33-game “Footy Frenzy” condensed rounds – and culminating in an historic Grand Final, played for the first time in the game’s history outside of Victoria.

Manhunt: Deadly Games (Stan)

Discover the incredibly true story behind the case of the Olympic Park Bomber in MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES, with all ten episodes available to stream now on Stan. During an outdoor rock concert to welcome the world’s spectators to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, a pipe bomb was detonated from a backpack beneath a park bench – sending shrapnel throughout the crowd that killed one woman and wounded hundreds more. Many more could have died that day, if not for the actions of overzealous security guard Richard Jewell (played by Cameron Britton). But while Jewell is praised as an instant hero by the media, to the shock and delight of his mother (Judith Light), a former employer informs the FBI that the man is mentally unstable. Suddenly, Jewell becomes the prime suspect in what will become a five-year manhunt to track down the truth.

Our favourites streaming for the week of 5 March:

The Walking Dead (BINGE)

The final six episodes of THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 10 are here at last, streaming weekly on BINGE from Monday 1 March. Now that the Whisperer War is over, our survivors are left to deal with the aftermath. Fan-favourite Maggie is back (played by Lauren Cohan) – and given what Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) did to her husband Glen (Steven Yeun) back in season six, she’s understandably less than thrilled about him being released. And Negan should be worried too about what Maggie’s return will mean for his place in the community. But Maggie might just have bigger things to worry about than settling old scores – the survivors face a chilling new threat from a group called The Reapers and an as-yet unknown character named “Pope”, revealed by a Reaper attacker right before calmly blowing himself up.

Tell Me Your Secrets (Amazon Prime Video)

From the Executive Producer of Big Little Lies and The Undoing comes the intensely gripping psychological thriller series, TELL ME YOUR SECRETS – with all ten episodes available to stream now on Amazon Prime Video. Lily Rabe stars as Emma, a woman working to rebuild her life with a new identity in the Witness Protection Program after her boyfriend Kit (Xavier Samuel) was sent to prison for murdering several women in Louisiana. By day she’s trying to fit in without getting too close to anyone – and at night she’s troubled by horrific visions, but unclear about whether they’re just nightmares or actually memories of her involvement. Meanwhile, Amy Brenneman plays Mary, a mother desperately trying to find her missing daughter, who was taken seven years earlier. Hiring a convicted serial predator (Hamish Linklater), just out of jail and looking to redeem his soul, the lines between right and wrong are dangerously blurred in this compelling and mysterious series.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2021 (SBS On Demand)

It’s that time of the year again: The annual LGBTQI+ celebration that is the SYDNEY GAY AND LESBIAN MARDI GRAS PARADE is on this Saturday 6 March, streaming live around the world (that’s right, no geo–block) from 7:30pm (AEDT) on SBS On Demand. If you were wondering if the pandemic was going to rain on this parade, then think again. As one of the first significant Pride events in the world to be staged since COVID-19 hit, to ensure the social distancing of spectators and participants this year the parade will sashay on over from its usual Oxford Street parade route to the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground. Hosted by comedians Joel Creasey and Zoë Coombs Marr, drag performer Courtney Act and television presenter Narelda Jacobs, there won’t be the large floats we’re used to – but you can be sure there will still be an abundance of fabulous costumes and glittering performances to brighten your night.

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What to stream this week on Telstra TV

By Ryan Dunn February 26, 2021

Action blockbusters, a chilling crime drama, an Aussie comedy and a great sports offer: check out our top picks of the month on Telstra TV.

Wonder Woman 1984 (Telstra TV Box Office)

Dust off your shoulder-pads, grab your parachute pants and get set for adventure with the Express Release of WONDER WOMAN 1984 – available now on Telstra TV Box Office. Gal Gadot plays the ageless Diana Prince, now in the 1980s working as a curator for the Smithsonian, while secretly keeping the Washington DC streets – and shopping malls – safe as Wonder Woman. Envied by her awkward colleague Barbara (played by Kristen Wiig), life starts to change for the pair when the museum acquires an ancient wish-granting Dreamstone. But when the artefact falls into the hands of a failing businessman played by Pedro Pascal, a new supervillain emerges with an endless appetite for unrestrained power.

Clarice (Stan)

Dig deeper into the story behind infamous FBI Agent Clarice Starling in the gritty new crime drama series, CLARICE – streaming now, only on Stan. Australia’s Rebecca Breeds plays Clarise, a talented yet tormented FBI recruit – returning to the Bureau a year after solving the very disturbing and high-profile case depicted in The Silence of the Lambs. Now working in the Violent Crimes Apprehension Unit under the command of a resentful new boss, she’s tasked with tracking down a new serial killer, all the while confronting her own trauma head-on. Watch new episodes of Clarice weekly, same day as the US, only on Stan.

The End (Foxtel Now)

Streaming on Foxtel Now this month is the new Australian comedy-drama series, THE END – with the complete season available to watch now on-demand. Dame Harriet Walter plays Edie, an elderly widow determined to check out of life on her own terms. But when things don’t quite go according to plan, she’s shipped off to the Gold Coast to live with her daughter Kate and grandchildren – played by Frances O’Connor, Morgan Davies and Ingrid Torelli. Or at least that’s what she’s expecting. Instead, Kate – a palliative care doctor with mixed feelings about euthanasia – places Edie in a nearby retirement village, where she learns a thing or two about living – from rebellious fellow resident, Pamela, played by Noni Hazlehurst.

Greenland (Amazon Prime Video)

Brace for impact! Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin star in the thrilling new disaster movie, GREENLAND – streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. As the world watches and waits for interstellar comet “Clarke” to fly closely past the Earth, a large fragment breaks off and collides with central Florida – decimating cities and sending shockwaves across the state. With news of even larger fragments on their way – capable of wiping out mankind altogether, engineer John Garrity and his family are offered refuge in an exclusive underground bunker in Greenland. But with the world in chaos and time running out, they’ll have to fight hard to stick together and stay alive.

Kayo: An exciting offer for Telstra consumer customers

Stream over 50 sports live and on-demand with Kayo, the game-changing sports app on Telstra TV. Whether you’re into the footy, cricket, basketball, motorsports or all of the above, sport lives here – and you can catch all the action, available in HD, including match and race replays, game highlights, award-winning documentaries and more – streaming on your Telstra TV and across your favourite devices.

Plus, Telstra consumer customers can get Kayo Basic for only $15 per month for 12 months – that’s a saving of $10 per month off the standard monthly price for a whole year! And it’s month to month, so you have the freedom to cancel at any time. Sign in to hub.telstra.com.au/kayo with your Telstra account to find out if you’re eligible and redeem this offer by the 31st of May 2021. Then, simply log into your Kayo account on your Telstra TV to watch the action on your big screen.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 19 February:

Freaky (Telstra TV Box Office)

For a scarily fun new take on the classic body-swap genre, check out Blumhouse’s comedy-horror FREAKY – available now on Telstra TV Box Office. Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies, Blockers) plays Millie, an unpopular seventeen year old high school student and occasional football team mascot beaver who spends her days hanging with her besties Josh (Misha Osherovich) and Nyla (Celeste O’Connor), enduring the taunts of bullies and flying almost completely under the radar of her crush. While waiting for a ride home from the homecoming game, she’s hunted down by the Blissfield Butcher (Vince Vaughn) – the town’s infamous yet elusive masked serial killer. After he attempts to kill Millie with a stolen magical dagger, the two wake up in each other’s bodies – and now he has the perfect disguise for his latest murder rampage. With just 24 hours to stab him back before the change becomes permanent, Millie will have to outsmart the Butcher in this gory game of cat and mouse.

Industry (BINGE)

Step inside the insanely cutthroat world of investment banking in the gritty new HBO/BBC drama series, INDUSTRY – with all eight episodes streaming now on BINGE. Shown from the perspective of five young and ambitious grads, each hungrily competing for a coveted place at London’s prestigious Pierpoint & Co, this unbelievably addictive series from Executive Producer Lena Dunham (Girls) sees the new kids thrown head-first into the high pressure world of trading – where the rules are unclear, boundaries are blurred and any slip-ups could be their last. We meet American outsider Harper (Myha’la Herrold) keen to impress her bosses Eric (Ken Leung) and Daria (Freya Mavor) with a bold client proposition that doesn’t turn out the way she thought it would, working-class Robert (Harry Lawley) who parties a little too hard for week one, straight-laced Gus (David Jonsson) who is having an affair with his mentor (Will Tudor), perpetually underestimated Yasmin (Marisa Abela) and Hari (Nabhaan Rizwan) whose non-stop approach to work leads to a draw-dropping first episode conclusion.

The Drowning (Stan)

New to Stan this month is the twist-filled crime drama miniseries, THE DROWNING – with all four episodes available to stream now. When a young boy goes missing during a lakeside picnic, the authorities file the disappearance as a drowning, despite dredging the lake and being unable to find any remains. Nine years later, we find the boy’s mother Jodie (played by Jill Halfpenny) still suffering – now divorced from her husband (Dara Devaney) and struggling to keep her landscape gardening business afloat. On her way to a pitch meeting with a potential client, she happens to spot a teenager (Cody Molko) on his way to school. And he looks exactly like a grown-up version of her son. Jumping on the school bus to get closer to him, she notices he even has the same scar below his eye as her son had. Slowly and surreptitiously working her way into the boy’s school and home life, she’s determined to find out the truth – in spite of the boy’s over-protective parents and the fact that nobody is willing to believe her.

Aftertaste (ABC iview)

Erik Thomson (All Saints, Packed to the Rafters) and newcomer Natalie Abbott star in the charmingly entertaining new Australian comedy series, AFTERTASTE – with new episodes streaming each Wednesday from 9:00pm on ABC iview. Thomson plays celebrity chef Easton West, an outrageously over-the-top character who has landed himself in hot water after monumentally walloping an unimpressed food critic with one full half of a pig’s carcass. With nowhere else to go – and no one else willing to put up with his abuse – he heads back to his country hometown. With the help of his disarmingly loveable nineteen year-old niece, Diana (Abbott) – herself a talented pastry chef, he sees an opportunity to revive his angrily out-of-touch image by partnering up to open a new restaurant. But it’s not long before he’s up to his old tricks again – screaming at the wildlife, clashing with the locals (including Rachel Griffiths) and managing to alienate his only remaining ally.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 12 February:

2 Hearts (Telstra TV Box Office)

Grab the popcorn and a box of tissues: New to Telstra TV Box Office this week is the tear-jerking romance, 2 HEARTS. Based on an incredibly inspiring true story spanning multiple decades, the film follows two parallel love stories ultimately brought together in a dramatic turn of events. Australia’s Jacob Elordi (from Euphoria, The Kissing Booth) stars as carefree college student Chris, who falls in love at first sight with kind-hearted freshman Sam (Riverdale’s Tiera Skovbye). Meanwhile, wealthy Cuban businessman Jorge (Adan Canto), who has suffered from a life-threatening lung disease since childhood, meets flight attendant and future wife Grace (Radha Mitchell) when she helps settle his nerves during take-off. Based on the book, ‘All My Tomorrows’ by Eric Gregory – the father of the real-life Chris character – the story proves that miracles really are possible.

Soulmates (Amazon Prime Video)

How can you tell if your partner truly is “the one”? SOULMATES, the new six-part anthology series on Amazon Prime Video, imagines a future where you might be able to do just that. From the co-writer of Black Mirror, Will Bridges, and with an all-star cast including Sarah Snook (Succession), Bill Skarsgård (It), David Costabile (Billions), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things) and Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad), the series covers six separate stories of modern relationships impacted by a new technology called “The Test” – a procedure that can determine, with scientific certainty, your life’s one true love. From happily married couples feeling peer-pressured into taking part, to surprisingly romantic detours on the road to finding love – and the struggle to put one’s trust behind being paired up with complete strangers, this suspenseful and often dark drama series is the absolute antithesis of romcom.

Emma (BINGE)

Before she became known for playing chess prodigy Beth Harmon in Netflix’s hit series, The Queen’s Gambit, Anya Taylor-Joy starred in 2020’s wickedly funny adaptation of Jane Austen’s EMMA – streaming now on BINGE – in a performance that earned her a Best Actress Golden Globe nomination just last week. One-time successful matchmaker Emma Woodhouse feels she has found her life’s true calling. Eager to put her skills to good use, she settles on finding a beau for her impressionable young friend, Harriet Smith (Mia Goth) – despite Harriet already having her eyes set on local farmer Robert Martin (Connor Swindells), Emma’s wiser friend Knightley (Johnny Flynn) urging her not to meddle – and her chosen match for Harriet (Josh O’Connor) unintendedly falling for Emma instead. And that’s just the beginning. Despite her best attempts at plotting the relationships of everyone else around her, has Emma been clueless about her own true love all along?
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Malcolm & Marie (Netflix)

Streaming on Netflix and playing in select cinemas is MALCOLM & MARIE – a tumultuous “story of love” from writer and director Sam Levinson, the Emmy-winning creator of Euphoria. Zendaya (also from Euphoria) and John David Washington (Tenet) play the titular characters (actually the only characters) – a filmmaker and his girlfriend who, returning home after the premiere of Malcolm’s film, wait anxiously for the reviews to start pouring in. While Marie heads quietly to the kitchen to cook pasta, still glittering in her metallic red-carpet gown sans heels, a tuxedoed Malcolm obliviously rambles on about his own talent and the critics who don’t or won’t appreciate it. But Marie is furious. In a speech he gave earlier, he neglected to thank her. And it’s the perfect catalyst for her to vent what’s really on her mind. They fight, they make up, and then they dig deeper and go to war all over again in this gorgeously luxe cinematic experience.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 5 February:

Rams (Telstra TV Box Office)

Get the flock together for an Aussie comedy with a lot of heart: RAMS is available now on Telstra TV Box Office. Sam Neill and Michael Caton play brothers Colin and Les Grimurson, two sheep farmers in Mount Barker, Western Australia who love their prized herds, but can’t stand each other. Despite living on neighbouring farms, they haven’t spoken in forty years. And every year their bitter feud is reignited at the local Breeder Championship, where the valley’s best ram is judged and the two brothers are placed in direct competition. But when Les’s winning ram is later found to be sick with a contagious virus, the authorities step in and order a cull of every sheep in the area. Now the brothers will have to put their differences behind them if they’re going to save their family’s champion breeding legacy.

Walker (Stan)

There’s no Chuck Norris in sight, but fans of the 90s series ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ will be happy the legend is continuing with the new reboot series, WALKER – streaming now on Stan. Jared Padalecki plays the new Cordell Walker, returning from a two-year undercover operation to face the reality he’s been avoiding. Shortly before leaving, his wife Emily (played by Jared’s real life wife and Supernatural co-star, Genevieve Padalecki) – a charitable woman who spent her life helping those less fortunate – was gunned down. Now Walker is fixated on finding her killer. Rebuilding a relationship with his teenage children, Stella and August, who felt abandoned in their hour of need, Walker’s also adjusting to a new partner, Micki Ramirez (Lindsey Morgan) – one of the first female Texas Rangers – and his former partner, Larry James (Coby Bell) being promoted as his boss.

The Dig (Netflix)

Streaming on Netflix this week, and showing in limited theatres, is the stirring true story of THE DIG. Set in 1939 just prior to the onset of World War II, Carey Mulligan plays Edith Pretty – a widowed mother and wealthy landowner in rural Suffolk, England. Fascinated by archeology from a young age, she and her late husband purchased their country estate in Sutton Hoo because of a number of large earthen mounds on the land – considered by many to be ancient burial sites. Employing renowned archeological excavator, Basil Brown (played by Ralph Fiennes) to uncover what’s beneath them before the eventual outbreak of war, what they discover inside is nothing short of astonishing. Also starring Lily James, Ben Chaplin and Johnny Flynn.

Australian Open 2021 (9Now)

Watch every match, on every court with the AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2021 streaming live from Melbourne Park starting Monday 8 February on 9Now. Join Nine’s Wide World of Sports expert commentary team for a year like no other – as the world’s greatest tennis players come out of a strict period of quarantine to compete in this delayed, must-see two week tournament. Reigning ATP champion and seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic returns to defend his title against contenders Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur, while Australia’s Ash Barty and current WTA number one will have to defeat a strong line-up of players like Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep and Serena Williams to take out her home title.

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What to stream this week on Telstra TV

By Ryan Dunn January 29, 2021

Whether you’re in the mood for a laugh, a tear-jerking drama or some edge-of-your seat action, we’ve got what you need to stay entertained this week on Telstra TV.

It’s A Sin (Stan)

From Russell T Davies, creator of the groundbreaking series Queer as Folk (also on Stan), comes the joyous yet heartbreaking coming-of-age story, IT’S A SIN – with all five episodes streaming now on Stan. Set in 1981, the series follows three young gay men who leave behind their homophobic small towns for big-city London – eventually becoming friends and flatmates during the onset of the AIDS crisis. There’s Ritchie (played by Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander), who drops his parents’ (Keeley Hawes and Shaun Dooley) coveted law degree to study acting after falling for drama student Ash (Nathaniel Curtis) and befriending kindred soul Jill (Lydia West). Timid and naive Welshman Colin (Callum Scott Howells), who is taken under the wing of an older colleague (Neil Patrick Harris) at the tailor shop where they work. And the unapologetically queer Roscoe (Omari Douglas), who escapes his religious Nigerian family to manage a Soho bar and winds up in a relationship of sorts with Conservative MP, Arthur (Stephen Fry).

Holey Moley (7plus)

A HOLE lot of family fun is coming to 7plus this week with the premiere of the monumentally enjoyable mini-golf competition series, HOLEY MOLEY – teeing off from 7:30pm on Monday 1 February. Hosted by Sonia Kruger, with commentary from Matt Shirvington and actor/comedian Rob Riggle, the series puts golfing champions through their paces on a putt-putt course of epic proportions – filled with deviously difficult obstacles like body-slamming windmills, flame-throwing dragons and supersized rubber duckies designed to knock them off their games. Competitors vying for the $100,000 prize include Australia’s number one female golfer, Montana Strauss; James Carr, who played against Tiger Woods in the Australian Masters; Australia’s reigning mini-golf champion, Colette Norton; and Guinness World Record-holder for golf ball control, Henry Epstein.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 18 January:

Bump (Stan)

From the team that brought you Love My Way and The Secret Life of Us comes the Stan Original Series, BUMP. Nathalie Morris plays Oly, an overachieving high school student who is caught completely off-guard when she unexpectedly goes into labour. In this humorous and emotionally honest series, Oly has to overcome the challenges of unexpected motherhood including gossiping classmates and building a relationship with the father of her daughter – played by Carlos Sanson Junior. With the support of their families, including Oly’s parents played by Claudia Karvan and Angus Sampson, the pair come to terms with parenthood. All episodes of this heart-warming Stan Original Series BUMP are now streaming, only on Stan.

Devils (BINGE)

Patrick Dempsey and Alessandro Borghi star in the intensely thrilling new drama series, DEVILS – streaming now on BINGE. Set in the high-stakes world of global finance, the series follows Massimo Ruggero, the successful head trader of the fictional New York London Investment Bank. When he’s passed over for a promotion by his mentor and father-figure Dominic Morgan, he can’t believe his misfortune. That is, until the man who was actually promoted winds up dead – and the police name Massimo their prime suspect. Suddenly finding himself caught up in a dangerous international conspiracy, he’ll have to seek out and face down the Devils who secretly rule the world in order to clear his name.

The Secret Garden (Telstra TV Box Office)

Coming to life this month on Telstra TV Box Office is the beloved children’s classic, THE SECRET GARDEN. After the death of her wealthy parents in 1940s India, Mary is shipped off to England to live with her uncle, Lord Craven, in his gloomy country manor house. Although his stern housekeeper Mrs Medlock lectures the girl to keep to herself and avoid exploring, Mary befriends a stray dog on the grounds of the estate – who leads her to stumble into a magical secret garden. And when she finds her sickly cousin Colin locked away in a separate wing of the house, they form a friendship – and Mary helps him escape his confines to flourish in the world outside.

The Midnight Sky (Netflix)

Directed by and starring George Clooney is the powerful new sci-fi drama, THE MIDNIGHT SKY – streaming now on Netflix. Based on the novel Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, Academy Award winner George Clooney plays Augustine Lofthouse – the last remaining scientist at the Barbeau Arctic research facility, left to care for a young girl named Iris – played by Caoilinn Springall – after a global catastrophe rendered the earth largely uninhabitable. Meanwhile, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone, Kyle Chandler and Demián Bichir play crew members of the spaceship Aether, unaware of the conditions back home but concerned by the radio silence with mission control. As the crew journey to make their way back to Earth, Augie and Iris must find a way to warn them before it’s too late.

iwonder: Available now on Telstra TV

Discover a world of thought-provoking documentaries with iwonder, the new documentary streaming app available now on Telstra TV. With curated collections based on the latest news topics trending around the globe, there are always plenty of conversation starters to help you stay in-the-know. And with a range of award-winning films focused on true-crime, history, science, biographies and more, there’s something to suit every inquisitive mind. In an exclusive offer for Telstra customers, you can try iwonder now for only 99 cents per month, for your first 3 months, followed by $6.99 per month after offer ends unless you change/cancel. Find out more.

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IWONDER: Try iwonder for $0.99 per month for your first 3 months, followed by $6.99 per month after offer ends unless you change/cancel. Visit iwonder.com/telstratv to get started.

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Our favourites streaming for the week of 11 January:

Archenemy (Telstra TV Box Office)

Is Max Fist an interdimensional superhero? Or just a delusional drunk living under a bridge? And does it really even matter? Joe Manganiello stars in the action-packed ARCHENEMY – available now via Express Release on Telstra TV Box Office. Roaming the streets (and dive bars) of Los Angeles, rough and tough Max will tell anyone willing to listen that he’s really a God-like hero from the planet Chromium. Brought to Earth against his will, he’s been starved of the “cosmic blood” that was the source of his powers. Nobody believes him, of course – until a wannabe-influencer named Hamster (played by Skylan Brooks) decides Max’s story could help him score a job at clickbait publisher, Trendible. And when Hamster’s drug-dealing sister Indigo (Zolee Griggs) finds herself in trouble after double-crossing her boss (Glen Howerton), Max seizes the opportunity to prove himself to them all in fantastically brutal form.

The Stand (Amazon Prime Video)

James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg and Alexander Skarsgård star in Stephen King’s post-apocalyptic pandemic miniseries, THE STAND – streaming from 15 January on Amazon Prime Video. Based on King’s 1978 novel (but feeling a whole lot more current), the series is set in a world where a lethal manmade strain of influenza known as “Captain Trips” infects and kills almost the entire world’s population. Those left behind, like Stu Redman (Marsden), appear to be immune to the virus – and as society collapses around them, they’re forced to find each other in an increasingly dangerous and chaotic world. As they do, the survivors begin to dream the same two dreams – in one they’re visited by a kindly 108 year old Nebraskan farmer named Mother Abagail (Goldberg), in the other they’re haunted by a threatening figure known as Randall Flagg (Skarsgård).

Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer (Netflix)

Armchair detectives, this one’s for you – the latest Netflix true-crime series, NIGHT STALKER: THE HUNT FOR A SERIAL KILLER is streaming now, with all four episodes available from Wednesday 13 January. During the summer of 1985, the people of Los Angeles suffered through a stifling heatwave by day – and the threat of a terrifying serial killer by night. Breaking into his victim’s homes while they slept, this unpredictable killer kept an entire city on the brink of panic as reports of his seemingly random murders and sexual assaults flooded the evening news day after day. The series documents the work of young detective Gil Carrillo who worked around the clock with veteran investigator Frank Salerno to track down the murderer, while also hearing first-hand accounts from journalists on the ground at the time and survivors who suffered through this depraved monster’s cruelty.

A Discovery of Witches (BINGE)

After two long years, the wait is over – the much-anticipated second season of the addictively romantic supernatural series A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES is now streaming on BINGE, with all ten episodes available now. Australia’s Teresa Palmer plays historian and witch Diana Bishop, who along with forbidden lover and vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode) now find themselves transported to sixteenth century London, after timewalking at the end of last season to hide from The Congregation – a committee of witches, vampires and demons trying to track them down to access the Book of Life (a sacred manuscript that seemingly only Diana can access) and put a stop to their interspecies relationship. In the 1590s, Matthew reassumes his identity as poet and spy-to-the-Queen Matthew Roydon – and is reunited with best friend and demon, Kit Marlowe (Tom Hughes) who is immediately suspicious and unwelcoming towards Diana.

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