It’s weeks like this that make me really glad I write this round-up of the TV that debuted during the week. Before I started compiling the list this week, I’d only been aware of 2-3 of the below shows. But there is a whole lot of GREAT-looking shows that I’ll certainly get stuck into over the weekend.
NEW & RETURNING
These are the notable new and returning shows that aired this week - meaning you can go right ahead and stream them now…
Last Week Tonight - season 6
Survivor - Season 38
Documentary Now - Season 3
The Oath - Season 2
Suburra - Season 2
Ransom - Season 3
Top Gear - Season 26
Curfew - Sky1 (UK)
Stars: Sean Bean, Ike Bennett, Adam Brody, Billy Zane, Miranda Richardson
In a near future UK, the British government issues an expireless curfew to all of the country’s residents. Those who refuse to obey are entered into a popular but controversial street race hosted by a cunning entrepreneur for the chance to live life outside the curfew.
Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Tom Hollander, Anastasia Hille
The mercurial detective, Julien Baptiste, on holiday in Amsterdam with his wife, assists in an investigation for his former girlfriend, the Amsterdam Chief of Police.
NOTE: Spin-off from The Missing.
[ Watch Now - BBC1 ]
Stars: Emma Appleton, Michael Stuhlbarg, Keeley Hawes
Set in 1945 London, Traitors is the dangerous, enthralling story of Feef, who is seduced by a rogue American spy into spying on her own country. Her task? To uncover a Russian agent in the heart of the British Government.
Bad Mothers - Nine Network (AUS)
Stars: Tess Haubrich, Mandy McElhinney, Jessica Tovey
A group of misfit women joins forces to help each other juggle the challenges of work, romance, parenthood - and solving a murder.
[ Watch Now - 9Now ]
The Heights - ABC TV (AUS)
Stars: Shari Sebbens, Calen Tassone, Bridie McKim, Marcus Graham, Roz Hammond
Welcome to Arcadia Heights. Whether its the high-rise or the high life where we live doesnt define who we are. We follow six families, navigating the challenges of everyday life in an ever-changing urban community.
Fresh Eggs - TVNZ (NZ)
Stars: Claire Chitham, Cohen Holloway, Danielle Cormack, John Rhys-Davies, Yoson An
A black comedy with a deliciously twisted sense of humour, this six-part drama follows a couple's quest for "the good life" that goes wickedly awry.
[ Watch Now - TVNZ ]
Flack - Pop (US)
Stars: Anna Paquin, Lydia Wilson, Rufus Jones
Sharp and witty publicity maven Robyn is an expert at her craft but a complete self-saboteur when it comes to her personal life. Robyn's work as a crisis PR strategist living in London who must figure out how to make the best of bad situations and somehow manage to get out unscathed. Fast-paced and unpredictable as she counsels high-profile personalities in entertainment, fashion and sports.
[ Watch Now - Pop ]