WHAT’S NEW ON FOXTEL
Monday March 8 to Sunday March 14, 2021
Programming available to stream live and On Demand on FOXTEL, FOXTEL NOW and FOXTEL GO^
Rugby league fans have been counting it down, and now this week brings the launch of the 2021 NRL Telstra Championship! A huge clash between Melbourne Storm and the South Sydney Rabbitohs kicks things off on March 11 – so settle back and enjoy every round LIVE and ad-break free during play on FOX LEAGUE. Bring it on!
Something just as momentous is the arrival of a special Keeping Up with the Kardashians Pop-Up Channel on March 9 which brings all previous seasons of the iconic reality series in the lead up to the final outing arriving later in the month. Now’s your chance to relive all the memorable moments from our favourite family of fame!
This week also brings the new must-see teen drama Genera+ion; the riveting
Valley of Tears a limited drama set during the 1973 Yom Kippur War; a deep dive into Joe Exotic: Before He Was King; and some new explorations in the underwater archeological series River Hunters.
It’s also time to see who will take home some glory at the 26th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, and enjoy a slew of all your favourite Spy Movies; and see some great transformations in Ugly House to Lovely House. Enjoy!
Continuing series include: The End (FOX SHOWCASE), Gogglebox Australia (LifeStyle), The Walking Dead (FOX SHOWCASE), Industry (FOX SHOWCASE), Superman & Lois (FOX8), The Flash (FOX8), Crikey! It’s the Irwins (Animal Planet), The Drew Barrymore Show (FOX ARENA), Our Girl (BBC First), The Real Housewives of New Jersey (FOX ARENA), Shameless (FOX SHOWCASE), A Discovery of Witches (FOX8), Brother vs Brother (LifeStyle Home), Around the World by Train (HISTORY), 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), Counting Cars (A&E), Food Factory (National Geographic), Atlanta Justice (Investigation Discovery), Private Lives (HISTORY), 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), Legacies (FOX8), Doc Martin (UKTV), The Directors (Foxtel Arts), The Family Chantel (TLC), House Hunters Australia (Discovery Channel), To Catch a Smuggler (National Geographic), Texas Metal (Discovery Turbo), Ghosted: Love Gone Missing (MTV), Wheeler Dealers (Discovery Turbo), Savage Builds (Discovery Channel), World’s Most Evil Killers (Crime + Investigation), Gold Rush (Discovery Channel), Summer House (FOX ARENA), Schitts Creek (FOX Funny), 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), S.W.A.T. (FOX ONE), Magnum P.I. (FOX ONE), All Rise (FOX ONE), Chicago Fire (FOX ONE), Chicago PD (FOX ONE), Life Below Zero (BBC Earth), My Floating Home (LifeStyle Home), 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 8
26th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards – FOX ARENA, LIVE at 11.30am, ENCORE at 9.30pm
We’re firmly in awards season – and the excitement is palpable! Leading this year’s film nominations is Mank, with Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried, while The Flight Attendant’s Kaley Cuoco is up for Best Actress in a Comedy and The Undoing gets a nod for Limited Series. Who will win? Join host Taye Diggs to find out.
River Hunters, s2 – HISTORY, 7.30pm
Join British TV presenter Rick Edwards and US YouTube sensation Beau Ouimette as they return in search of more of the UK’s waterlogged history. Using state-of-the-art underwater technology they’ll dive deep into Britain’s rivers in the hope of finding long-lost treasures – exploring everywhere from Viking York to the sites of the Jacobite Rebellion.
Celebrating International Women’s Day – Foxtel Arts, from 4pm
Some incredible women of song, stage and screen are given the spotlight in an array of uplifting programming this International Women’s Day on Foxtel Arts. From a tribute to Carole King and a celebration of Joni Mitchell to saluting Julia Roberts and other screen stars, it’s one event you won’t want to miss.
Danger Force – Nickelodeon, 5.30pm
The funniest superhero show on your TV, Danger Force is back for more, as Captain Man (Cooper Barnes) and his team take on mission after mission. But with a visit from Henry Hart (Jace Norman) requiring all of our hero’s attention, his team of sidekicks-in-training will need to fend for themselves! Can they do it?
MasterChef: The Professionals, s13 – LifeStyle Food, 7.30pm
Once again it’s time to put on your apron and prepare to plate up as Gregg Wallace, Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing test 32 of the UK’s best pro chefs to find one worthy of the title of MasterChef champion. This season’s culinary delights include lamb’s kidneys and a twist on a classic bouillabaisse… mouthwatering!
Tuesday, March 9
Keeping Up with the Kardashians Pop-Up Channel – Channel 128, from 8am
Before the (sob!) final season of the iconic Keeping Up with the Kardashians arrives on March 19, spend some time with your favourite reality family with every episode of every previous outing (all 19 of them) airing on a special pop-up beginning today!
Married to Medicine Atlanta, s8 – FOX ARENA, EXPRESS at 1.30pm, ENCORE at 8.30pm
Pandemic or no, the cast of Married to Medicine Atlanta are not letting life pass them by! They’re ready to pivot with panache, whether they’re on the frontline like Dr Jackie and Dr Heavenly, or keeping their family life thriving like Toya. And of course, their personal relationships and friendships are not immune from plenty of turmoil, there’s still quite a bit of drama on that front.
Valley of Tears – FOX SHOWCASE, 9.30pm
Get ready to be moved by this first episode of the 10-part limited series drama inspired by the true events of the 1973 Yom Kippur War in Israel. Leading up to the ultimate battle, the series follows four different sets of young combatants thrust into war.
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways, s6 – HISTORY, 7.30pm
A true rail enthusiast who really wants to know the finer details of train travel, Chris Tarrant takes viewers along for the ride across Europe and beyond. He kicks things off in spooky style by taking a train from Budapest to Transylvania and looking at the real story of ‘Vlad the Impaler’, the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Wednesday, March 10
Ugly House to Lovely House, s3B – LifeStyle, 9.30pm
Even the ugliest houses can be transformed into something to love. As the second half of season three arrives, Ugly House to Lovely House host and architect George Clarke enthusiastically leads the charge, cheering on homeowners and helping them stay focused on the ultimate goal.
There Is No “I” in Threesome – FOX SHOWCASE, 8.30pm
This HBO documentary follows one couple who, in the lead up to their wedding, decide that it’s now-or-never time to explore various options, and decide to open up their relationship. Follow Ollie and Zoe as they help people understand non-monogamy, the forms it can take, and navigate its inherent challenges.
Freaky – Store
When the ’Blissfield Butcher’ (Vince Vaughn) stabs 17-year-old Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton) in the heart with an ancient dagger, they mysteriously swap bodies, with Vaughn brilliantly channelling his inner teenage girl. Enjoy some midweek mayhem with this Freaky Friday-meets-Friday the 13th hybrid!
True Conviction – Investigation Discovery (ID), 9.30pm
Join Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi, a top Brooklyn homicide prosecutor, as she travels across the US to reveal how the best in her field tackle their most challenging cases. They connect with detectives to look at how the murders were solved and also talk to loved ones of the victims to get their perspective.
Thursday, March 11
NRL 2021 Telstra Premiership – FOX LEAGUE, LIVE from 7pm
It’s been too long since we had our footy fix, but thankfully the long-awaited 2021 NRL season finally kicks off! After much conjecture, a new era dawns for the Melbourne Storm without Cameron Smith, who hands over his Storm number-nine jersey to Origin star Harry Grant. See how this impacts the team when they take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs tonight. Don’t miss a full weekend of NRL action, featuring local derbies between the Roosters and the Sea Eagles on Saturday, and the Sharks and the Dragons on Sunday.
Genera+ion – FOX SHOWCASE, EXPRESS at 9.30pm
Father and daughter team Zelda and Daniel Barnz co-created this dark, yet playful, eight-episode series coming express from the US. It follows a group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality tests the deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.
The New Air Force One: Flying Fortress – National Geographic, 8.30pm
Air Force One is more than just a secure mode of transport for the sitting president of the United States, it’s a high-tech, top-secret command centre in the air. Step onboard the Boeing 747 in this documentary that takes you behind the billion-dollar overhaul of not one, but two aircrafts that service the commander in chief and his staff.
Floribama Shore, s4A – MTV, 9.30pm
The fun-loving Floribama crew are hitting the road in a new season. After three summers spent in sunny Florida, Jeremiah, Codi, Aimee, Kirk, Nilsa, Candace and Gus are off on vacation. First stop is the snow-covered plains of Montana, where it’s soon apparent that a change of scenery doesn’t equal a change in shenanigans!
Friday, March 12
The Tax Collector – Foxtel Movies Premiere, 8.30pm
A ‘tax collector’, David (Bobby Soto) and his muscle (Shia LeBeouf) work for a mysterious crime lord dubbed the Wizard but David is forced to fight for everything he holds dear when his boss’s rival reappears looking for retribution. This edge-of-your-seat action flick is written and directed by David Ayer (S.W.A.T.), and co-stars Jimmy Smits and George Lopez.
Spy Movies on Foxtel Movies Hits – From 6am and On Demand
Settle in for the best collection of spy-themed films ever found in one place – on Foxtel Movies Hits. Over one action-packed week, enjoy the biggest blockbusters featuring action heroes, evil villains and covert operatives of all shapes and skill levels, from Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde to Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible movies, as well as comedy offerings, such as Austin Powers and Johnny English. Take your pick, they’re all available to watch On Demand.
Court Cam, s2 – Crime + Investigation, 7pm
Go behind the scenes of American courtrooms in this docuseries that lifts the lid on some of the most wild, unruly and dramatic moments ever recorded. You won’t believe your eyes as witnesses, judges and victims share their perspectives on the emotional outbursts and chaotic moments that happen in the pursuit of justice.
Chernobyl – On Demand
With plenty of talk of awards at the moment, now is the perfect time to binge this surprise hit series that dramatises the shocking true events surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The five-episode miniseries won a slew of Emmy awards and features an incredible ensemble cast, including Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson and Jared Harris.
Saturday, March 13
Joe Exotic: Before He Was King – Investigation Discovery (ID), 8.30pm
Learn more about the enigmatic Joe Exotic in this documentary that unveils the traumas and events that made him who he is, and what led to his feud with big cat activist Carole Baskin. Old acquaintances tell of sadomasochistic urges, drug use and abuse, while friends reveal candid insights into an unhappy childhood.
Bad Tutor – LMN – Lifetime Movie Network, 8.30pm
When single mother Kelly (Vanessa Marcil) hires a tutor for her daughter, she never expects it to endanger Emily’s (Alex Frnka) life. But the mysterious Devin (Charles Hittinger) has more than boosting grades on his mind in this Lifetime thriller when he notices Emily’s striking resemblance to his (dead) ex-girlfriend.
Real Time with Bill Maher, s19 – FOX SHOWCASE, 10.30pm
Satirist Bill Maher is never shy of turning his acerbic wit on his high-profile guests, and that’s what makes this Emmy-nominated long-running show so addictive to watch. Each and every week Maher takes three new guests to task – all from diverse industries and backgrounds – in a lively discussion of politics and current events.
Sunday, March 14
The Good Liar – Foxtel Movies Premiere, 8.30pm
Two British icons of the screen headline this crime drama, and their easy chemistry and talent is impossible to turn away from. A simple mark becomes a sophisticated game of cat and mouse when con man Roy (Ian McKellen) meets his match in millionaire widow Betty (Helen Mirren).
Great White: Double Trouble – Animal Planet, 6.30pm
Who knew there were two populations of great white sharks stalking the coasts of Australia? In a one-hour special, shark specialist Dr Riley Elliott discovers which one is the superior predator – the eastern or western – by pitting the two tribes against each other in terms of size, bite force and hunting behaviours.
Field Trip with Curtis Stone – LifeStyle Food, 8pm
Australia’s favourite chef, Curtis Stone, continues his global adventure tonight with a culinary trip through La Rioja, Spain. While visiting the rolling hills and vineyards, he uncovers – with the help of knowledgeable locals – which ingredients will invoke the spirit of this famous wine region in the menu of his Beverly Hills restaurant, Maude.
World’s Most Evil Killers, s5 – Crime + Investigation, 8.30pm
Serial Killer Sunday continues tonight with a chilling in-depth profile of the ‘Happy Face Killer’ Keith Jesperson. Believed to have murdered at least eight women in the early ’90s, Jesperson’s media nickname came from the smiley faces he drew on his many confession letters taunting the FBI and prosecutors.
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