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Foxtel delivers documentaries galore this September, plus the return of GOGGLEBOX and LOVE IT OR LIST IT AUSTRALIA

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September sees the launch of FOX DOCOS, your new go-to for award-winning documentaries from all around the world, showcasing some of the most incredible and inspiring stories of achievement, tragedy, success and triumph. It’s also the month when two huge fan favourites return, and some compelling dramas arrive that are destined to get everyone talking.

HIGHLIGHTS

The docos for right now

Spike Lee’s NYC Epicentres 9/11-2021½
Coming Wednesday September 1 at 7.30pm
4 episodes

Spike Lee helms this tribute to New York City, marking two decades since the World Trade Center attacks. And this title leads a slew of specials to mark this occasion, including 9/11: Voices from the Air.

In the Same Breath
Coming Thursday September 2 at 8.30pm
90 mins

Director Nanfu Wang, who returned from China to the US just as the coronavirus was taking hold, follows the outbreaks in both countries and how each took control of the narrative. A must-see.

The people who have made their mark

Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union
Coming Sunday September 5 at 8.30pm
3 episodes

A look at the rise to power of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama, and the racial tensions that came to the fore during his tenure, which he vowed to tackle. What can hindsight reveal?

I Am Paul Walker
Coming Friday September 17 at 7.30pm
90 mins

The world was shocked by the death of Fast & Furious star Paul Walker in 2013. This documentary showcases his rise to fame and talks to those who knew the actor about what made him so special.

Deep dives into some unique minds

Johnny Strange: Born to Fly
Coming Friday September 3 at 9pm
90 mins

What drove young wingsuit BASE jumper Johnny Strange to continue to try more dangerous endeavours? Family and friends paint a picture of a daredevil constantly looking for the next thrill, and the price paid.

Almost Almost Famous
Coming Wednesday September 8 at 9.30pm
90 mins

Welcome to the world of celebrity tribute acts and step into the (blue suede) shoes of those who bring music legends to life. But what is the real impact for an artist who performs as someone else?

When action is your life

Swell Chasers
Coming Thursday September 9 at 7.30pm
4 episodes

Witness the raw power of the ocean with this series of specials from Australian surf cinematographer Tim Bonython. Immerse yourself in some jaw-dropping waves ridden by the world’s best surfers.

Lauda: The Untold Story
Coming Thursday September 16 at 8.30pm
90 mins

A gripping deep dive into the shocking crash that almost claimed the life of Formula 1 star Niki Lauda during the 1976 German Grand Prix, as well as his incredible recovery and comeback.

The returns we’re cheering for

Gogglebox Australia – Season 14
Coming Wednesday September 8 at 7.30pm
10 episodes

We could all use our favourite couch critics back in our lives right now! Their various takes on what’s on TV make our week, so let’s check in and see what makes them laugh, cry and spit the dummy this time.

Love It or List It Australia – Season 4
Coming Wednesday September 29 at 8.30pm
10 episodes

It’s banter at 10 paces as rivals Andrew Winter and Neale Whitaker engage in some good-natured biffo as they encourage homeowners to either DIY their abode or get rid of it. How we’ve missed them!

The series we’ll all be watching

Scenes from a Marriage
Coming Monday September 13 at 8.30pm
5 episodes

One of the most-anticipated dramas of the year. Jessica Chastain? Oscar Isaac? A remake of an iconic ’70s classic chronicling a relationship over a decade? We cannot deal. And cannot wait.

Impeachment: American Crime Story
Coming Wednesday September 8 at 9pm
10 episodes

Ryan Murphy revisits Bill Clinton’s (Clive Owen) presidential impeachment over his relationship with Monica Lewinsky (Beanie Feldstein). It’s sure to get people talking just like it did in the ’90s.


FULL TITLES
New on Foxtel

1 September

FOX DOCOS – Spike Lee’s NYC Epicentre 9/11→2021½ (Season 1) 7.30pm
HISTORY – Behind History (Season 1) 7.30pm

2 September

FOX DOCOS – Walking With Hope (One Hour Special) 7.30pm
FOX DOCOS – In The Same Breath (90 Minute Special) 8.30pm
TLC – Seeking Sister Wife (Season 3) 9.30pm

3 September

FOX SHOWCASE – What We Do In The Shadows (Season 3) 8.30pm
FOX ARENA – Million Dollar Listing LA (Season 13) 1.30pm EXPRESS

5 September

FOX DOCOS – Obama: In Pursuit Of A More Perfect Union (Season 1) 8.30pm
ANIMAL PLANET – Walking With Elephants (Season 1) 7.30pm
DISCOVERY – Blowing Up History: Seven Wonders (Season 1) 8.30pm

6 September

LIFESTYLE FOOD – MasterChef (Season 17) 7.25pm
E! – Celebrity Game Face (Season 2) 8.30pm

7 September

LIFESTYLE – Johnny Vegas: Carry On Glamping (Season 1) 8.30pm
LIFESTYLE FOOD –  The Great Kenyan Bake Off (Season 1) 8.30pm
HISTORY – First In: CIA Vs. Bin Laden (2 Hour Special) 8.30pm
DISCOVERY – Hunting Atlantis (Season 1) 8.30pm

8 September

FOX ONE – Impeachment: American Crime Story (Season 1) 9.00pm
FOX DOCOS – Almost Almost Famous (90 Minute Special) 9.30pm
LIFESTYLE – Gogglebox Australia (Season 14) 7.30pm LOCAL PRODUCTION
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY – Tamron Hall Double (2 Part Special) 8.30pm

9 September

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY – Body Cam (Season 2) 8.30pm

10 September

ANIMAL PLANET – Puppy Bowl XVII (3 Hour Special) 6.30pm

11 September

HISTORY – 9/11 The Pentagon (One Hour Special) 9.30pm 
DISCOVERY – No Responders Left Behind (One Hour Special) 8.30pm
DISCOVERY – Blowing Up History: Twin Towers: The Hidden Secrets (One Hour Special) 9.30pm

12 September

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY – Dark Waters: Murder in the Deep (Seasons 1 & 2) 8.30pm

13 September

FOX SHOWCASE – Scenes From A Marriage (Season 1) 8.30pm 
FOX8 – The Russell Howard Hour (Season 5) 9.00pm

14 September

HISTORY – The Titans That Built America (Season 1) 8.30pm

15 September

A&E – Heavy Rescue 401 (Season 4) 4.00pm
BBC UKTV – Shakespeare & Hathaway (Season 3) 8.30pm

16 September

BBC EARTH – The Science Of Sleep: How To Sleep Better (Season 1) 8.30pm
E! – LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: 2021 MET GALA, 6.30pm

17 September

FOX SHOWCASE – The Premise (Season 1) 9.00pm
FOX DOCOS – I Am Paul Walker (2 Hour Special) 7.30pm

19 September

FOX SHOWCASE – Y: The Last Man (Season 1) 8.30pm

20 September

FOX ARENA – 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards (LIVE) 10.00am
E! – Live From The Red Carpet: 2021 Emmys, 8.00am 

22 September

CRIME + INVESTIGATION – Very Scary People (Season 3) 7.30pm
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY – True Conviction (Season 2) 8.30pm

23 September

FOX8 – Doom Patrol (Season 3) 8.30pm
LIFESTYLE – The Great British Sewing Bee (Season 7) 8.30pm

26 September

LIFESTYLE – Inside the Ambulance (Season 10) 8.30pm

27 September

LIFESTYLE FOOD – The Great Celebrity Bake Off (Season 2) 8.30pm

28 September

BBC UKTV – Taskmaster (Season 11) 8.30pm

29 September

LIFESTYLE – Love It Or List It Australia (Season 4) 8.30pm
LIFESTYLE – George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations (Season 1) 9.35pm

30 September

BBC UKTV – Joanna Lumle’s Unseen Adventures (3 Part Special) 8.30pm
DISCOVERY – Gold Rush: Winter’s Fortune (Season 1) 7.30pm


MOVIES

1 September

Ammonite – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
Wrong Turn – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 2)
Ann Rule’s Circle Of Deception – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 3)
Fatman – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 4)
Snow Queen: Mirrorlands – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 6.30pm, September 4)
Baby Monitor Murder – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 5)
My Salinger Year – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 8)
Wendy Williams: The Movie – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 10)
My Father’s Other Family – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 17)
Stalked at 17 – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 24)

3 September

Don’t Go – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)

4 September

Summerland – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 5)
Archenemy – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 11)

10 September

The Witches (2020) – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 7.30pm, September 11)
Death Of Me – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)

11 September

Wander Darkly –  Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 7.30pm, September 16)

14 September

Monster Hunter – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 18)

17 September

Fear Of Rain – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
Misbehaviour – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 19)
Superintelligence – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 25)
Dreamland – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, September 26)

23 September

Girl – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
Mob Town – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
Dreambuilders – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)

30 September

Dragon Rider – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 7.30pm)
Maya The Bee: The Golden Orb – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 6.30pm)

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