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Foxtel Highlights for Week Commencing March 1, 2021

WHAT’S NEW ON FOXTEL

Monday March 1 to Sunday March 7, 2021

Programming available to stream live and On Demand on FOXTEL, FOXTEL NOW and FOXTEL GO^

Love an awards ceremony? See who’ll take home some glory when the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards get underway. Like many others, these accolades will be handed out a little differently this time, with Tina Fey hosting in New York, while Amy Poehler does the honours in Los Angeles. And FOXTEL series such as The Undoing, Mrs America and The Flight Attendant are all in the mix of nominees.

Who’ll be the victors in the final three matches of the Twenty20 International Series: New Zealand vs Australia? They all happen this week so cricket fans are in for a treat!

Those who have been on tenterhooks since we last caught up with the survivors on The Walking Dead will also get rewarded this week with the final six episodes of the latest season airing. While The Flash aficionados can catch the latest instalment of our speedy superhero. And if you’re an unashamed Shameless buff, you will not want to miss the final season of this funny (and often heartwarming) comedy.

Documentary Fake Famous aims to expose how to become a social media superstar; and true-crime doco JonBenét Ramsey: What Really Happened? reexamines this famous case.

Continuing series include: The End (FOX SHOWCASE), Gogglebox Australia (LifeStyle), Industry (FOX SHOWCASE), Superman & Lois (FOX8), Crikey! It’s the Irwins (Animal Planet), Coast Australia (HISTORY), The Drew Barrymore Show (FOX ARENA), Prodigal Son (FOX ONE), Our Girl (BBC First), The Real Housewives of New Jersey (FOX ARENA), A Discovery of Witches (FOX8), Batwoman (FOX8), Field Trip with Curtis Stone (LifeStyle Food), The First 48 (Crime + Investigation), Lose Weight and Get Fit with Tom Kerridge (LifeStyle Food), Outback Opal Hunters (Discovery Channel), Tin Star: Liverpool (BBC First), Pearson (Universal TV), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (FOX8), Escape to the Perfect Town (LifeStyle), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (FOX ARENA),  Doc Martin (UKTV), The Directors (Foxtel Arts), To Catch a Smuggler (National Geographic), Ghosted: Love Gone Missing (MTV), Wheeler Dealers (Discovery Turbo), Savage Builds (Discovery Channel), World’s Most Evil Killers (Crime + Investigation), Gold Rush (Discovery Channel), Escape to the Country (LifeStyle), Summer House (FOX ARENA), Schitts Creek (FOX Funny), Megapolis (HISTORY), Crimes Gone Viral (Investigation Discovery), Chaos in Court (Investigation Discovery), Pawn Stars (A&E), Sweet Home Sextuplets (TLC), Where the Wild Men Are: Revisited (BBC Earth), NCIS: Los Angeles (FOX CRIME), The Great Kiwi Bake Off (LifeStyle Food), S.W.A.T. (FOX ONE), Magnum P.I. (FOX ONE), Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller (National Geographic), All Rise (FOX ONE), Chicago Fire (FOX ONE), Chicago PD (FOX ONE), Life Below Zero (BBC Earth), 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way (TLC), My Floating Home (LifeStyle Home), Welcome to Plathville (TLC), Superstore (FOX8), The Real Housewives of Dallas (FOX ARENA), Backyard Builds (LifeStyle Home), The Graham Norton Show (UKTV), The Ellen DeGeneres Show (FOX ARENA).

Monday, March 1

Daryl (Norman Reedus) continues to fight the good fight in The Walking Dead’s latest season

78th Annual Golden Globe Awards – FOX ARENA, LIVE at 12pm, ENCORE at 7.30pm

Yes, awards shows are different beasts at the moment but that doesn’t take away from the excitement of watching who wins – and this year’s Globes have some brilliant nominees. Will Carey Mulligan take out Best Actress? Is it Sacha Baron Cohen’s time to shine? Could Chadwick Boseman be honoured posthumously? Will Cate Blanchett’s turn in Mrs America beat Nicole Kidman’s in The Undoing? So many questions! Join co-hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to find out.

E! Live from the Red Carpet: 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards – E!, LIVE at 10am, ENCORE at 8.30pm

The red carpet may not be quite the same after news that Ryan Seacrest won’t be hosting this year, but the chance to see your favourite stars rock up to a very different Golden Globes live from both New York’s Rockefeller Center and LA’s Beverly Hilton just can’t be missed as the A-list will still be dressed to the nines.

The Walking Dead, s10C – FOX SHOWCASE, EXPRESS at 2pm, ENCORE at 7.30pm

The third instalment in the hit zombie drama’s 10th season arrives today, and when we last saw our trusty human survivors, not only had their conflict with evil enemies The Whisperers come to a head, but a beloved former cast member had returned! See what’s next in the final six episodes of this chapter. And stick around to dissect every second of the action with Talking Dead at 10.30pm.

Around the World by Train – HISTORY, 8.30pm

Join Sir Tony Robinson as he hops on and off trains throughout the globe going from Europe to India, Thailand, Australia and more before ending up in the US. Tonight as he embarks, he’ll begin in Paris where he’ll sample fried pig’s ear, take another stop in Budapest before alighting (for a moment) in Istanbul, and that’s only episode one!

Tuesday, March 2

Film aficionados will appreciate a masterclass in Martin Scorsese in tonight’s episode of The Directors

The End – FOX SHOWCASE, 8.30pm
Unable to just watch as her friend succumbs to a slow, inevitable death, Edie (Dame Harriet Walter) begs Kate (Frances O’Connor) to come to Art’s (Roy Billing) aid, allowing him to end his life on his own terms. But will the good doctor be swayed?

The Directors, s5 – Foxtel Arts, 7.30pm

As The Directors continues, tonight’s focus is on legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese and this is a truly fascinating insight into the mind of a movie genius. From Taxi Driver to The Wolf of Wall Street and The Irishman, every piece of his work has taken us on a journey. Learn about his vision and the process behind it.

Motor Month – Discovery Turbo, 8.30pm

Motor Month – which is bringing fresh episodes of hit series such as Kindig Customs, Bad Chad Customs and Chasing Classic Cars to Discovery Turbo throughout March – continues tonight with some daring new escapades from Street Outlaws: Memphis and Street Outlaws: Grudge Night.

Wednesday, March 3

The Counting Cars guys are ready to get stuck into some spectacular transformations!

Twenty20 International Series: New Zealand vs Australia: Game 3 – FOX CRICKET, LIVE 4.30pm AEDT

Cricket fans, settle in, as this week you have not one, not two, but three matches which round out our men’s T20I tour, starting this afternoon live from Wellington! Then check back in with FOX CRICKET on Friday March 5 at 4.30pm AEDT for Game 4, and then see how it comes to a conclusion with the final match on Sunday March 7 at 1.30pm AEDT.

Fake Famous – FOX SHOWCASE, 8.30pm

Can anyone be turned into a big-name influencer? Vanity Fair journalist Nick Bilton and his team of media experts and stylists are keen to find out in this experiment! They’ll take three people, each with a pretty modest number of online followers and see whether they can transform them into a social media superstar!

Counting Cars, s8 – A&E, 7.30pm

Danny Koker and his crew return to restore and modify classic cars and bikes across the US, and then sell them for some cool cash. In tonight’s season premiere episode they’ll set themselves a mighty goal: take one rare American street machine and make it worthy to present at a prestigious automobile convention in Las Vegas.

Food Factory, s3 – National Geographic, 8.30pm

Get another exciting behind-the-scenes look at how food factories function and the production line processes for each of our favourite items. For example, tonight we see how tough it is to make jawbreaker candy, how to roast coffee on a grand scale, and the spicy saga behind that iconic staple – cocktail sauce. Delicious viewing!

Private Lives – HISTORY, 7.30pm

Historian Dr Tracy Borman is delving into the archives to learn more about the private lives of some fascinating royals. Tonight, she puts the spotlight on Queen Elizabeth II’s sister, Princess Margaret – looking at everything from her tumultuous marriage to Lord Snowden to the passions and pursuits that defined her.

Thursday, March 4

The wait is over – can The Flash (Grant Gustin) save the day when a new season arrives?

The Flash, s7 – FOX8, 9.30pm

With season six ending with Iris (Candice Patton) trapped in the Mirrorverse, her spouse Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), aka The Flash, is desperate to help her. It doesn’t help, however, that he’s losing his big superpower – namely, his speed. And what else does baddie Eva McCulloch’s (Efrat Dor) have up her sleeve? The creators have promised the premiere episode of this season is going to be a knock-out.

The King of Staten Island – Foxtel Movies Premiere, 8.30pm

In this semi-autobiographical take on comedian Pete Davidson’s life, he plays a failing (yet loveable) amateur tattooist who struggles to come to grips with his self-serving lifestyle. This heartwarming film finds a way to explore the trauma of losing a father at a young age, while also making you laugh your socks off.

Brother vs Brother, s7 – LifeStyle Home, 8.30pm

Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott are back for a new season of their brotherly beef. Their troops: some of the best designers and renovators in the business. Their battleground: one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in Hollywood. As usual, they tough it out from demolition to sale to see who’s luxury home can sell for the highest dollar. Who will win this time?

My Nightmare Landlord – LMN – Lifetime Movie Network, 8.30pm

A break-up with a long-term boyfriend, a move into a dingy apartment and to top it off, a cute landlord who ends up being creepy and obsessed. This stalker thriller will make your skin crawl as it chronicles how sometimes someone who seems like your greatest dream can actually become your worst nightmare.

Texas Metal, s3 – Discovery Turbo, 8.30pm

Ever thought about putting a Chevy engine in a Ford F-100 truck? Or maybe drive a ute that’s got more speakers than metal? Get your petrolhead fix as third generation welder Bill Carlton modifies ordinary vehicles and turns them into some incredible OTT creations.

Friday, March 5

What’s in store for William H Macy’s often beleaguered Frank Gallagher in Shameless’s final season?

Shameless, s11 – FOX SHOWCASE, 8.30pm

Everyone’s favourite family of working-class battlers has returned for the long-awaited eleventh and final hurrah! Even after 10 seasons, alcoholic father Frank Gallagher (William H Macy) and his misfit offspring are anything but functional as they try and pull their lives together piece by piece – and navigate their beloved Chicago during the COVID era. Will they get a happy ending to their tale?

Mary – Foxtel Movies Premiere, 8.30pm

In this horror flick, a sea captain (Gary Oldman) decides to restore an old yacht hoping that it will bring his family together after his wife (Emily Mortimer) has an affair. As they set sail to Bermuda the ship’s dark secrets begin to emerge at the same time 10-year-old Mary (Chloe Perrin) begins whispering to a new imaginary friend. Uh oh. When you’re in the middle of the ocean, there’s nowhere to run.

Wild Wars Australia – National Geographic Wild, 8.30pm

For those in Australian cities, it’s easy to forget the harsh and unforgiving wilds that lay just beyond our doorstep. This series takes a deep dive into the lives of our battle-hardened wildlife as they compete for food, mating rights and survival in some of the most magnificent settings our continent has to offer.

Atlanta Justice – Investigation Discovery (ID), 8.30pm

Solving a murder is not a career everyone wants to follow. It’s dangerous, gruesome and draining, but the determined detectives of the Atlanta Homicide Unit have one the highest clearance rates in the US. This series follows investigators as they track the stone-cold killers through the most baffling and depraved homicide cases.

Saturday, March 6

See plenty of real estate dreams come true down under in House Hunters Australia

JonBenét Ramsay: What Really Happened? – Investigation Discovery (ID), 8.30pm

Almost 25 years ago, six-year-old pageant star JonBenét Ramsey was murdered in her family home in Boulder, Colorado, while her parents and brother slept upstairs. This riveting new documentary explores the unsolved case by examining the audio diary of detective Lou Smit, who was brought out of retirement to crack the case.

House Hunters Australia – Discovery Channel, 7.30pm

Popular program House Hunters International heads Down Under for a special selection of episodes in which would-be buyers and renters from around the world come to our shores in search of dream properties. But with visions of beachside living and city convenience, turning expectation into reality will require a lot of compromise.

Vice – Foxtel Movies Premiere, 8.30pm

Go behind the political placards of the 2000 US presidential election in this drama that follows the meteoric rise and influence of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale). Chosen as George W Bush’s (Sam Rockwell) running mate, the Washington insider became one of the most powerful men in America. Amy Adams co-stars as Lynne Cheney.

Stalked by a Reality Star – LMN – Lifetime Movie Network, 8.30pm

Settle in for a Saturday night movie that will have you on the edge of your seat. Kendra (Emily Bader) thinks all of her dreams have come true when she sneaks into a Hollywood party and meets reality star Brad (Robert Scott Wilson). However, it’s not long before rejection fuels a sinister side to the heartthrob.

Ghostbusters – Foxtel Movies Family, 7.30pm

Who you gonna call when paranormal activity reaches apocalyptic proportions? The Ghostbusters, of course! Director Paul Feig’s gender-flipped reboot of the 1980s classic stars Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones, with Chris Hemsworth in a hilarious turn as the team’s bimbo receptionist.

Sunday, March 7

Aussie actors Rachael Taylor and Travis Fimmel star in heist movie Finding Steve McQueen

Finding Steve McQueen – Foxtel Movies Premiere, 8.30pm

Australians Travis Fimmel and Rachael Taylor star in this heist movie inspired by the outrageous true story of a gang of small-town thieves who attempt to rob a California bank. The kicker is that the vault contains then-President Nixon’s secret slush fund of illegal contributions and blackmail money – worth US$30 million.

Deep Sea Mysteries: Search for the Bigeye Thresher – Animal Planet, 6.30pm

Join marine biologist Paul Clerkin on his quest to find the elusive bigeye thresher shark. A seemingly straightforward expedition to Taiwan turns into the ultimate escapade as he wrestles with a hammerhead, makes some explosives on the fly and outwits some local thugs – all in the name of understanding this rare species.

The Family Chantel, s2 – TLC, 7.30pm

A second season of this spin-off, featuring 90 Day Fiancé couple Chantel and Pedro, sees the newlyweds working hard to build their life together while keeping the flame alive. But things take a sharp turn when Chantel’s older brother brings home his own unexpected fiancé and Pedro’s sister is smitten with a man who has a secret.

The Lady and the Dale – FOX SHOWCASE, 8.30pm

This four-part docuseries exploring entrepreneur Elizabeth Carmichael and her quest to launch a three-wheeled vehicle in the ’70s continues. In tonight’s new episode, law enforcement are closing in on Carmichael’s 20th Century Motor Car Company – but its leader is on the run again. Missed any of this compelling series? Catch up with The Lady and the Dale On Demand before next week’s conclusion.

^ Selected programming available to stream on demand across internet-connected FOXTEL iQ3 and iQ4 boxes, on FOXTEL NOW and on devices via FOXTEL GO. FOXTEL NOW customers please note that BoxSets is not available on FOXTEL NOW. FOXTEL NOW customers cannot access Store titles, MAIN EVENT or any of our specialty channels. The “no ad-breaks during play” claim for AFL/NRL does not apply to FOXTEL NOW.

DISCLAIMER: Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, all programming is subject to late change. FOXTEL may vary channel content or transmission times. FOXTEL is not liable for any loss or disappointment any viewer may suffer as a result. All times listed are AEDT.

Aaron Ryanhttps://tvblackbox.com.au/author-aaron-ryan/
Aaron Ryan is currently the Broadcast Guide Editor and a News Contributor for TV Blackbox. An experienced media writer, his work has appeared on sites including TV Central and Mumbrella since 2009. Aaron can be heard weekly on Gold and Power FM. For all media enquiries please call 0400-218-566

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