Foxtel highlights for the month of July include the fourth season of What We Do In The Shadows, comedy series The Rehearsal, new drama series Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, and conspiracy drama series Our House.
What We Do In The Shadows (season four)
When the fourth chapter of this hilarious comedy returns, our favourite Staten Island vampires and their trusted familiar are in new territory, having all gone their separate ways at the culmination of last season. Most notably, after energy vampire Colin Robinson died and was reborn, Mark Proksch has the added challenge of playing his character in baby form, thanks to some nifty special effects!
Duration: 60 mins x 10 | Premiering Tuesday June 21 at 8.30pm | Fox Showcase
After successes with Nathan for You and How To with John Wilson, Canadian funnyman Nathan Fielder returns with this half-hour comedy series – which he also executive produces – that promises: “In a world where nothing seems to ever work out as you had hoped… Fielder gives people the opportunity to rehearse for their own lives.” Cue laughter and cringe-worthy moments!
Duration: 30 mins x 6 | Premiering Sunday July 17 at 8.30pm | Fox Showcase
Must Watch Entertainment
Game of Thrones Pop-Up Channel
Venture back to the glorious bloodshed of Westeros with this special channel showing all 73 episodes of the biggest TV phenomenon of all time. With prequel series House of the Dragon making its highly anticipated debut on August 22, there’s no better time to re-enter this fantastical world. Who will rule the Iron Throne after the final battle?
Duration: 60 mins x 73 | Premiering Friday July 29 from 10.30am | Channel 127
Nikki Glaser: Good Clean Filth
Make sure the little ones are well and truly tucked up in bed, as it’s a strictly adults-only affair when American provocateur Nikki Glaser takes to the stage. This upcoming, hilarious 90-minute stand-up special sees the Comedy Central Roast veteran deliver an epic performance that showcases the razor-sharp wit and unflinchingly NSFW brand of humour she’s become famous for.
Duration: 90 mins x 1 | Coming In July | Fox8
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin
In the fourth series of the hugely successful Pretty Little Liars franchise, five new female protagonists take centrestage. Among the challenges Imogen (Bailee Madison), Tabby (Chandler Kinney), Noa (Maia Reficco), Minnie (Malia Pyles) and Faran (Zaria) face are mean girl Karen (Mallory Bechtel) and a villain simply known as ‘A’.
Duration: 60 mins x 10 | Premiering Express Thursday July 28 at 8.30pm and continuing Fridays at 8.30pm | Fox8
Yvonne Orji HBO Special
Much-loved comedy series Insecure, starring Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter, opened hearts, doors and minds with its original take on the Black female experience. Now the Emmy-nominated Nigerian-American actress and comedienne makes a welcome return to our screens with a special that’s like no other, as she takes the traditional stand-up routine and turns it on its head for plenty of laughs and a few home truths.
Duration: 90 mins x 1 | Coming in July | Fox8
It seems everything the Insecure ladies touch turns to TV gold! Star and creator Issa Rae is the genius behind this fresh comedy following formerly estranged high school best friends Shawna (Aida Osman) and Mia (Grammy-winning songwriter KaMillion), who reunite to chase their dreams in a Miami rap group and navigate the challenges of trying to make it in a male dominated hip-hop scene.
Duration: 30 mins x 8 | Premiering Express Thursday July 21 at 9pm | Fox Showcase
Adapted from the bestselling novel by Louise Candlish, this gripping conspiracy drama follows Fi Lawson (Tuppence Middleton), who arrives home one day to find strangers moving into her house, that’s been sold without her knowledge. Adding to her panic and confusion, she soon discovers her ex-husband Bram (Martin Compston) has disappeared. Can she survive the chilling truth?
Duration: 60 mins x 4 | Premiering Wednesday July 13 at 8.30pm | BBC First
American Horror Stories (season two)
As has become Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s trademark, actors from their past creations are likely to pop up in the second instalment of this spooky American Horror Story spin-off. With every self-contained episode featuring a terrifying new tale for viewers to sink their teeth into, there’ll be no shortage of gasps as the frights come thick and fast.
Duration: 30 mins x 10 | Premiering Express Friday July 22 at 8.30pm | Fox Showcase
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