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Dan Barrett is an industry commentator & TV critic. He does radio - 4BC & ABC GC and co-hosts the Screen Watching podcast. He's a former Mediaweek deputy editor and content creator for SBS.
Always Be Streaming - 11 December 2020
The weekly guide to new and returning TV
Yes. A third email from me today. But it’s the last. I swear.
The big title this week is Your Honor. It’s the new show from Peter Moffatt (The Night Of, Criminal Justice) and executive produced by Robert & Michelle King. It stars Bryan Cranston in his first major TV work since Breaking Bad.
For Australian ABW readers, there’s also Stan’s Christmas movie A Sunburnt Christmas. If you’re into that kind of thing.
Shameless (s11), Attack on Titan (s4), Tin Star (s3), Mr Iglasias (s3)
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Hunter Doohan, Michael Stuhlbarg Bryan Cranston stars as a judge confronting his convictions when his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family. He faces impossible choices and discovers how far a father will go to save his son's life.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special - Disney+
Stars: Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Sofia Wylie The cast of High School Musical: The Musical - The Series (2019) share anecdotes of memorable holidays from their childhoods, best presents, favorite traditions, family photos, and New Year's resolutions.
Stars: Honor Kneafsey, Eva Whittaker, Sean Bean A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she befriends a free-spirited girl from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night.
Stars: Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman A troupe of hilariously self-obsessed theater stars swarm into a small conservative Indiana town in support of a high school girl who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.
Stars: Inma Cuesta, Roberto Enríquez, Paul Galliano Based on the novel of the same name winner of the Primavera award 2016. Raquel, a young literature teacher, gives her marriage a second chance and moves to her husband's birth town, which hides a dark secret she will try to unravel.
Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry A group of teens must survive after a crash leaves them stranded. There's just one twist to this thrilling drama - these girls did not end up on this island by accident.