What to watch in Australia in June 2024

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Not sure what to watch in Australia tonight? Or what to watch this weekend? Now that June is underway, you may be struggling to find something worthwhile in the sea of streaming platforms now on offer. Not to mention the flood of new shows, movies and documentaries arriving on them every month. 

June is a great time to check out some of the best streaming services in Australia, as almost all of them have a range of stellar new releases this month. Not only will we finally see the second half of Netflix's Bridgerton season 3, but we'll also catch the new season of House of The Dragon on Binge. The Boys are back for season 4 on Prime Video and FX's The Bear season 3 will make its long-awaited debut on Disney Plus at the end of the month. Trailblazers on Stan will enlighten women's soccer fans with a look into the lives of the legendary Matildas. And for Star Wars fans out there, The Acolyte enters the universe come June 5th, with a two-episode premiere. 

In this constantly updated guide, we're hoping to help any indecisive show or movie lover find a great, rapid-fire recommendation to take the guesswork out of what to watch. All of our suggestions are grounded in hardcore data — specifically streaming search trends and everyday reviews of what's new and popular — so we're on the pulse to see what real people (a.k.a you) are watching, reading and talking about. 

But enough with the chit-chat — let's dive right into our what to watch in June 2024 recommendations with a look at what's new and trending on Australia's major streaming platforms: 

Trending shows in June 2024

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Bridgerton (Season 3 - Part 2) | Netflix | All episodes available

The second part of Polin's love story continues as Penelope (Nicola Coughlan) feels on top of the world — and fielding her second marriage proposal in a single evening. After years of longing, Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) has finally proposed to her, leaving her rather breathless (especially after that romp in the back of a carriage). While Penelope has yet to answer the proposal, Polin's romantic connection may add new drama to the season, as society seeks to unmask Lady Whistledown.

Watch Bridgerton on Netflix now.

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The Boys (Season 4) | Prime Video | All episodes available

The new season will pick up after the fallout of The Boys’ confrontation with Soldier Boy (Jensen Ackles) and Homelander, with Billy fighting his terminal illness, Victoria Neuman (Claudia Doumit) consolidating political power, and Homelander essentially able to do whatever he wants without significant consequences.

Watch The Boys on Prime Video now.

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Presumed Innocent | Apple TV Plus | All episodes available

This 8-episode limited series stars Jake Gyllenhaal as chief deputy prosecutor Rusty Sabich, as the series takes viewers through the horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorney's office when one of its own is suspected of the crime. The star-studded ensemble includes Ruth Negga, Bill Camp, Elizabeth Marvel, Peter Sarsgaard, O-T Fagbenle and Renate Reinsve.

Watch Presumed Innocent on Apple TV Plus now.

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The Acolyte | Disney Plus | Two episode premiere, then new episodes weekly

In Star Wars: The Acolyte, an investigation into a crime spree pits a respected Jedi Master (Lee Jung-jae) against a dangerous warrior from his past (Amandla Stenberg). As more details emerge, they venture down a dark path where sinister forces reveal all is not what it seems.

Watch The Acolyte on Disney Plus now.

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Sweet Tooth (Season 3) | Netflix | All episodes available 

The third and final season of Sweet Tooth will pick up exactly where it left off, as Gus (Christian Convery), Jeppard (Nonso Anozie) and crew make the trek to Alaska to find Gus' mother, Birdie (Amy Seimetz). Dr Singh (Adeel Akhtar) joins them on their journey, however, he might hold his own dangerous beliefs about Gus and his role in reversing the virus. Meanwhile, a new threat, the Wolf Boys and their leaders, mother-daughter duo Helen and Rosie (Rosalind Chao, Kelly Marie Tran), seek to restart human birth and see Gus as the solution to their plans. The fate of the humans and hybrids may, indeed, be in Sweet Tooth's hands (or perhaps, hooves).

Watch Sweet Tooth on Netflix now.

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Under the Bridge | Disney Plus | New episodes weekly

Based on a book of the same name, Under the Bridge follows the true story of 14-year-old Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta) who went to join friends at a party and never returned home. Through the eyes of Rebecca Godfrey (Riley Keough) and local police officer Cam Bentland (Lily Gladstone), the series takes us into the hidden world of the young girls accused of the murder and the startling truths revealed about the unlikely killer.

Watch Under the Bridge on Disney Plus now.

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Raised on Dance Moms: The Reunion | Binge | All episodes available 

The iconic cast of Dance Moms is back with the dancers from the show reuniting to talk about the good, the bad and everything else in between. 

Watch Raised on Dance Moms on Binge now.

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Fantasmas | Binge | All episodes available

Writer, director, and comedian Julio Torres spins a fantastical six-part tale of when he lost a gold oyster earring. In his search to find the precious object, Julio reflects on the offbeat characters he encounters in introspective, often eerie, and always comedic vignettes set in a dreamy, alternate version of New York City. A kaleidoscope of colour and surrealism, it weaves together stories of people looking for meaning, purpose, and connection in an increasingly isolating world.

Watch Fantasmas on Binge now.

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Queenie | Disney Plus | New episodes available weekly

This book-to-series adaptation follows Queenie Jenkins (Dionne Brown), a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in South London, who struggles between two cultures and enters neatly into neither.

Watch Queenie on Disney Plus now.

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Criminal Minds: Evolution (Season 17) | Disney Plus | New episodes weekly 

In the wake of last season's finale, the new season picks up as the FBI's elite team of profilers investigates the deadly mystery of the Gold Star. As the conspiracy unfolds, the BAU is met with an unexpected complication when serial killer Elias Voit negotiates a deal that transfers him to federal custody in the BAU's own backyard.

Watch Criminal Minds: Evolution on Disney Plus now.

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Trailblazers | Stan | All episodes available

Featuring legends of Australian women’s football and current Matildas stars including inaugural captain Julie Dolan, Sam Kerr, Steph Catley, Mary Fowler, Ellie Carpenter and more, the Stan original documentary showcases the incredible rise of women’s football and the team’s journey to success. 

Watch Trailblazers on Stan now.

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Clipped | Disney Plus | All episodes available

FX's Clipped goes behind the scenes of a notorious NBA owner's racist remarks, captured on a tape heard around the world. The limited series paves the collision between a dysfunctional basketball organisation and the tape's impact on an ensemble of characters striving to win against the backdrop of being the most cursed team in the league.

Watch Clipped on Disney Plus now.

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Below Deck Mediterranean (Season 9) | Binge | New episodes weekly

Oh, buoy! Below Deck is setting sail once again, with the new season set amidst the azure waters and ancient ruins of Athens, Greece. Captain Sandy Yawn is returning to steer her team through obstacles, which include eccentric guests, an abundance of late-night demands and never-before-seen mechanical issue that requires all hands on deck. With budding "boatmances" adding to the chaos, the crew face tumultuous waves from start to finish. 

Watch Below Deck Mediterranean on Binge now.

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Wild Winter | Stan | All episodes available

From the Polar North to the South Pole, landscapes that at first glance look uninhabitable are in fact home to many incredible animal species. Wild Winter examines the incredible adaptations, predatory behaviours, survival instincts, and breeding habits of the unique animals that call these polar locations home.

Watch Wild Winter on Stan now.

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Mayor of Kingstown (Season 3) | Paramount Plus | New episodes weekly

In season 3, a series of explosions rock Kingstown and its citizens, as a new face of the Russian mob sets up shop in the city, and a drug war rages inside and outside prison walls. The pressure is on Mike McLusky (Jeremy Renner) to end the war but things get complicated when a familiar face from his incarcerated past threatens to undermine the Mayor’s attempts to keep the peace among all factions. 

Watch Mayor of Kingstown on Paramount Plus now.

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Ren Faire | Binge | All episodes available

Blending documentary with fantasy, Ren Faire is a three-part series that takes audiences behind the curtain of the Texas-based festival, featuring individuals from all walks of life. One of them, 86-year-old George Coulam, has reigned the faire for half a century, with his subjects (rather employees) calling him King George. But now, he is ready to give it all up in his quest to find a romantic companion and retire. But before he retires, George will finally choose one of his longtime employees to quite literally take over his empire.

Watch Ren Faire on Binge now.

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Eric | Netflix | All episodes available

Vincent (Benedict Cumberbatch) is the creator of the hugely popular children's television show Good Day Sunshine. But his life unravels when his nine-year-old son goes missing on the way to school.

Watch Eric on Netflix now.

Trending movies in June 2024

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Ultraman: Rising | Netflix

The Japanese hero, Ultraman, has been fighting kaiju for more than 50 years, and now, he's heading to Netflix in a new animated film.

Watch Ultraman: Rising on Netflix now.

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Hit Man | Netflix

Inspired by a true story, a straight-laced professor (Glen Powell) discovers that he has a hidden talent — he can successfully fake being a hitman. He meets his match in a mysterious client who steals his heart, all while igniting a powder keg of deception, delight and false identities.

Watch Hit Man on Netflix now.

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Uproar | Binge

This New Zealand-based coming-of-age film centres around 17-year-old student, Josh Waaka (Julian Dennison) as he is forced to get off the fence he has actively sat on all his life to stand up for himself, his whanau (family) and his future.

Watch Uproar on Binge now

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Am I Ok? | Binge

Lucy (Dakota Johnson) and Jane (Sonoya Mizuno) have been best friends for most of their lives and think they know everything there is to know about each other. But when Jane announces she's moving to London, Lucy reveals a long-held secret. As Jane tries to help Lucy, their friendship is thrown into chaos.

Watch Am I Ok? on Binge now

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How to Rob a Bank | Netflix

It’s 1990s Seattle and the world’s best bank robber has it all: looks, charm, a sprawling treehouse hideout, and an uncanny ability to disappear. But as authorities inch closer, his once-carefree life spirals into a trap, forcing him and his crew to risk it all in one final heist.

Watch How to Rob a Bank on Netflix now.

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Fallen Idols: Nick and Aaron Carter | Binge

This new documentary shines a light on the lives and careers of the Carter brothers, charting their rise to fame in the Backstreet Boys, through to their recent struggles with mental health and addiction.

Watch Fallen Idols on Binge now

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Jim Henson Idea Man | Disney Plus

Jim Henson Idea Man takes audiences into the mind of this creative visionary, from his early years puppeteering on local television to the worldwide success of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, and beyond. Featuring unprecedented access to Henson's archives, the show provides an insightful look at a complex man whose boundless imagination inspired the world.

Watch Jim Henson Idea Man on Disney Plus now.

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Atlas | Netflix

Altas Shepherd (Jennifer Lopez), a data analyst with a distrust for AI, joins a mission to capture a renegade robot with whom she shares a mysterious past. But when the mission goes awry, her only hope is to trust AI.

Watch Atlas on Netflix now.

Upcoming TV shows in June 2024

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Hotel Cocaine | June 17 | Stan | New episodes weekly 

Hotel Cocaine follows Danny Pino as Roman Compte, the Cuban exile and general manager of the Mutiny Hotel, which was located in the very centre of the Miami cocaine scene in the late 70s.

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House of The Dragon (Season 2) | June 17 | Binge | New episodes weekly 

Set 200 years before Game of Thrones, and based on George R.R. Martin's Fire and Blood, the new series delves into the Targaryen succession war between Rhaenyra and her half-brother Aegon II. Alongside the returning characters, including Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith), Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke), Rhaenys Targaryen (Eve Best) and Corlys Velaryon (Steve Toussaint), we’ll also be introduced to five new dragons and other players in the conflict for the crown, including Addam of Hull (Clinton Liberty), Ser Alfred Broome (Jamie Kenna), Lord Cregan Stark (Tom Taylor), Ser Gwayne Hightower (Freddie Fox) and Ser Simon Strong (Simon Russell Beale).

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Exposure | June 20 | Stan | All episodes available 

Exposure follows photographer Jacs Gould (Alice Englert) who returns to her hometown of Port Kembla after the death of her friend to discover the hidden secrets of their relationship and the truth behind the tragedy. 

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Abbott Elementary (Season 3) | June 26 | Disney Plus | New episodes weekly 

This award-winning workplace mockumentary following a group of dedicated teachers is back for season 3. Despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life, even though they may be outnumbered and underfunded. The new season picks up where the show left off, but sees our crew of characters experience new highs and lows, including Janine (Quinta Brunson) taking on a new job with the school district.

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Land of Women | June 26 | Apple TV Plus | All episodes available

This new Apple TV Plus dramedy stars Eva Longoria as Gala, an empty nester whose life is turned upside down when her husband implicates the family in financial improprieties. She is forced to flee her home in New York, alongside her aging mother and college-aged daughter. The trio touch down in a charming wine town in Northern Spain that Gala's mother fled 50 years ago, vowing never to return. 

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The Bear (Season 3) | June 27 | Disney Plus | All episodes available

Season three of The Bear follows Carmy (Jeremy Allen White), Sydney (Ayo Edebiri) and Richie (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) as they do what it takes to elevate The Bear, their beef stand turned fine dining establishment, to the highest level, all while doing their best just to stay in business.

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My Lady Jane | June 27 | Prime Video | All episodes available 

Gird your loins for the tragic tale of Lady Jane Grey, the young Tudor noblewoman who was Queen of England for nine days and then beheaded, back in good ol’ 1553. Actually, scrap that. The series is retelling history the way it should have happened: the damsel in distress saves herself. It's set to be an epic adventure in an alt-universe of action, history, fantasy, comedy, romance, and rompy-pompy. Buckle up.

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That ‘90s Show (Part 2) | June 27 | Netflix | All episodes available 

Leia and Jay are excited to be together again after nine months apart, but she’s on edge since Jay still doesn’t know she almost kissed Nate. Nate is concerned that his girlfriend, Nikki, doesn’t know either. How long can they keep this secret? Turns out, not long at all. And when the truth finally comes out, relationships are threatened, friendships are at stake, and the summer is on the verge of ending before it even gets started.

Upcoming movies in June 2024

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Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution | June 18 | Netflix 

Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution is the first feature-length documentary to examine the history of queer stand-up comedy. The documentary considers the importance of LGBTQ+ stand-up as an instrument for social change over the past five decades, actively reflecting and challenging cultural norms and values. Ultimately, the film reveals that queer comedians — whether they intended to or not — helped change the world, one joke at a time.

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Black Barbie: A Documentary | June 19 | Netflix

Black Barbie celebrates the momentous impact three Black women at Mattel had on the evolution of the Barbie brand as we know it. Through these charismatic insiders’ stories, the documentary tells the story of how the first Black Barbie came to be in 1980, examining the importance of representation and how dolls can be crucial to the formation of identity and imagination.

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Trigger Warning | June 21 | Netflix

A skilled Special Forces commando (Jessica Alba) takes ownership of her father’s bar after he suddenly dies, and soon finds herself at odds with a violent gang running rampant in her hometown.

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Anyone But You | June 21 | Binge

Based on Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, Ben (Glen Powell) and Bea (Sydney Sweeney)'s fiery attraction turns ice-cold after their first date. When they find themselves reunited at a destination wedding in Australia, they do what any two mature adults would do: pretend to be a couple to make their exes jealous.

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Diane Von Furstenberg: Woman In Charge | June 25 | Disney Plus

This new documentary follows the story of iconic trailblazer, Diane Von Furstenberg, known as DVF. As the child of a Holocaust survivor, Princess by marriage and founder of a fashion brand, the documentary features interviews with famous faces such as Oprah Winfrey, Marc Jacobs, Hilary Rodham Clinton and more.

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A Family Affair | June 28 | Netflix

A surprising romance kicks off comic consequences for a young woman (Joey King), her mother (Nicole Kidman), and her movie star boss (Zac Efron) as they face the complications of love, sex, and identity.

Tom's Guide Staff Picks

Here at Tom's Guide, our expert streaming team are obviously no strangers to the occasional binge-watch. Whether it’s the latest sci-fi epic, terrifying horror flick, offbeat Korean hit, reality TV cringefest or true crime doco, we’re on a continuous hunt to find the best shows and movies that are actually worth watching – and we’re sharing our latest finds below. 

While some of these picks may not be as recent as others featured here, every one comes with a personal seal of approval from one of the Tom’s Guide Australia team. Here's what we recommend: 

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Constellation | Sci-Fi/Thriller | 52 minutes per episode 

When a tragic accident occurs on the International Space Station, a lone astronaut (Noomi Rapace) makes the heroic journey back to Earth — only to find vital pieces of her life have changed.

Apple TV Plus is no stranger to high quality sci-fi, and this slow-burn mystery series will have you constantly asking WTF is going on (in a good way!). It’s capped off by great performances from a seasoned cast. — Dan Gardiner, EIC Future Australia.

Watch Constellation on Apple TV Plus

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Deadloch | Comedy/Crime | 59 minutes per episode

Set in a rural Tasmanian town of Deadloch, after a local man turns up dead on the eve of the Winter "Feastival", two female detectives must work together — despite their blaring differences — to find the killer. 

If you love local Aussie shows, with a hint of bogan-esque comedy, Deadloch is a must watch. If Kath and Kim solved crime, this would be it. — Lucy Scotting, Staff Writer.

Watch Deadloch on Prime Video

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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning | Reality TV | 51 minutes per episode 

Three Swedes (Katarina Blom, Ellinor Engström, Johan Svenson) come to America to help people face mortality and confront what has been collecting dust for years, in the form of "Swedish Death Cleaning". 

It's heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time. People share their personal experiences of facing mortality as the Swedes gently help them embrace life by taking care of their piles of stuff. — Meredith Allan, Product Research Manager.

Watch The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning on Apple TV Plus or SBS On Demand. 

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Drops of God | Drama | 53 minutes per episode

While the world of wine mourns the death of her father, Camille (Fleur Geffrier) learns that his expansive wine collection is now hers. But before she can claim her inheritance, Camille must beat her father's protege, Issei (Tomohisa Yamashita), in a test of their senses. 

It's a fascinating plot about a competition over the inheritance of the world’s best wine collection, which is (surprisingly) based on a manga. The series, set across French / Japanese cultures, uses multiple languages (Japanese, French & English) to help build the genuineness of the characters. It's a captivating delve into the wine world and sommeliers. The show has it all — love, betrayal, compassion, greed, family dynamics — all while being beautifully shot. — Kylie Moss, Product and Marketing Director, Mozo Australia.

Watch Drops of God on Apple TV Plus

Previously on What to watch

Already seen all the top picks this month? Here's some of the best shows and movies from the past couple of months:

Previous picks: TV Shows

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Colin from Accounts (Season 2) | Binge | New episodes weekly

Back for season two, Ash and Gordon move in together, but there's a Colin-shaped hole missing. As they try to get their beloved dog back from his new home, they need to work out whether they want a relationship or if they just want a dog.

Watch Colin from Accounts on Binge now.

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The Kardashians (Season 5) | Disney Plus | New episodes weekly

The Kardashian-Jenners are back and raring to go for season five of their Disney-fronted reality show. From big screen moments to new baby bliss, the family continues to defy expectations, all while navigating contentious sister dynamics.

Watch The Kardashians on Disney Plus now

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RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars (Season 9) | Stan | New episodes weekly

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars returns for season 9. Fan favourite fierce and fabulous queens return to the runway for super-sized challenges that will push them to their limits. 

Watch RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars on Stan now.

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Insomnia | Stan | New episodes weekly

Based on a novel of the same name, Insomnia follows successful career woman, Emma Averill, who fears she is losing her mind after suffering from sleep deprivation, two weeks before turning 40. Her mother, who had a similar experience, suffered a violent psychotic episode on her 40th birthday. But as Emma relived the expereince of her mother, she believes other forces may be at work and the only way to find the truth is to investigate her past.

Watch Insomnia on Stan now.

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Evil (Season 4) | Paramount Plus | All episodes available 

In the upcoming fourth season of Evil, Kristen, David and Ben continue to assess cases that involve wayward technology, possessed pigs, demonic oppression and infestation, a dance muse conjured by alleged witches and an evil relic.

Watch Evil on Paramount Plus now.

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The Test (Season 3) | Prime Video | All episodes available 

Season 3 of The Test follows the Aussie Men's cricket team as they embark on a tour across the UK and face two of their biggest opponents: India and England. 

Watch The Test on Prime Video now.

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Outer Range (Season 2) | Prime Video | All episodes available

The mystery surrounding the dark void on the west pasture of the Abbott family ranch deepens in Outer Range season two, as Royal Abbott (Josh Brolin) and his wife Cecelia (Lili Taylor) struggle to keep their family together in the aftermath of their granddaughter’s disappearance. The stakes have never been higher for the Abbotts, with unforeseen circumstances start to shake the foundations of time itself. 

Watch Outer Range on Prime Video now.

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Doctor Who (New Season) | Disney Plus | New episodes weekly

The Doctor (Ncuti Gatwa) and his companion Ruby Sunday (Millie Gibson) travel across time and space, with adventures spanning from the Regency era in England to war-torn future worlds. Throughout their adventures in the TARDIS, they encounter incredible friends and dangerous foes, including a terrifying bogeyman, and the Doctor’s most powerful enemy yet.

Watch Doctor Who on Disney Plus now.

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Dark Matter | Apple TV Plus | All episodes available

Based on a best-selling sci-fi novel, Dark Matter follows Jason Dessen (Joel Edgerton), a physicist and family man, who is abducted into an alternate version of his life while walking home one night. In his labyrinth of realities, he embarks on a journey to get back to his true family and save them from the most unbeatable enemy imaginable: himself.

Watch Dark Matter on Apple TV Plus now

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Hollywood Con Queen | Apple TV Plus | All episodes available

A mysterious figure — the Con Queen — is impersonating powerful female executives in Hollywood, luring victims with the promise of life-changing career opportunities. A journalist and a private investigator set out to find the culprit behind the scam.

Watch Hollywood Con Queen on Apple TV Plus now

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After the Flood | BritBox | All episodes available

This eight-part mystery thriller is set after the events of a disastrous flood when an unidentified man is found dead. PC Joanna Marshall (Sophie Rundle) becomes obsessed with discovering what exactly happened to him as the investigation unfolds.

Watch After the Flood on BritBox now.

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Bodkin | Netflix | All episodes available

Bodkin stars Will Forte, Siobhán Cullen and Robyn Cara as a motley crew of podcasters investigating the nefarious whispers that swirl beneath the seemingly idyllic titular small town in Ireland, where several mysterious disappearances occurred 25 years ago.

Watch Bodkin on Netflix now.

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz | Stan | New episodes weekly

The series follows Lali (Jonah Hauer-King), a Slovakian Jew who is made one of the Tätowierer (tattooists) charged to ink identification numbers onto fellow prisoners’ arms. He meets Gita (Anna Próchniak) when tattooing her, leading to a romance that defies the horrors around them.

Watch The Tattooist of Auschwitz on Stan now.

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Star Wars: Tales of the Empire | Disney Plus | All episodes available

Star Wars: Tales of the Empire is a six-episode journey into the Galactic Empire through the eyes of two warriors on divergent paths, set during different eras. After losing everything, young Morgan Elsbeth navigates the expanding Imperial world toward a path of vengeance, while former Jedi Barriss Offee does what she must to survive a rapidly changing galaxy. The choices they make will define their destinies.

Watch Star Wars: Tales of the Empire on Disney Plus now.

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Pretty Little Liars: Summer School (Season 2) | Binge | New episodes weekly

Following on from the harrowing events of PPL: Original Sin, the Liars now face a fate worse than death — summer school.

Watch Pretty Little Liars: Summer School on Binge now.

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A Man in Full | Netflix | All episodes available

David E. Kelley's latest emotionally gripping drama series, A Man In Full, is based on the NYT best-selling novel of the same name. When Charlie Croker (Jeff Daniels), a real estate mogul, faces sudden bankruptcy, political and business interests collide as he defends his empire from those attempting to capitalise on his fall from grace.

Watch A Man in Full on Netflix now.

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Hacks (Season 3) | Stan | New episodes weekly

Starring Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder, Hacks explores a dark mentorship between Deborah Vance (Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and Ava (Einbinder), an entitled, outcast aspiring to be a writer. Season three picks up a year after the finale of season two, which saw Deborah pull the pin on Ava's mentorship, to encourage her to chase her own dreams.

Watch Hacks on Stan now.

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Welcome to Wrexham (Season 3) | Disney Plus | 2 episode premiere (then new episodes weekly)

For the first time ever in season three, with the Wrexham team taking their place in the EFL, the docuseries' cameras will have unprecedented access on the pitch, bringing viewers inside the locker room and alongside the players, while the action is unfolding in some of the biggest matches Wrexham AFC has ever played.

Watch Welcome to Wrexham on Disney Plus now.

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Clarkson's Farm (Season 3) | Prime Video | All episodes available

The third instalment of Clarkson’s Farm finds Diddly Squat facing some seriously daunting challenges. The crops are failing in the severe hot weather, inflation has driven prices of supplies sky high, dreams for the beloved restaurant are dashed and now the farm shop also faces closure. Jeremy urgently needs to develop creative new ways of making ends meet, so he hatches a plan to profit from hundreds of acres of unfarmed land.

Watch Clarkson's Farm on Prime Video now.

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Shardlake | Disney Plus | All episodes available

Matthew Shardlake (Arthur Hughes), a lawyer with an acute sense of justice, finds his life turned upside down when Thomas Cromwell (Sean Bean), the all-powerful right-hand man to Henry VIII, sends him to investigate a murder in a remote monastery. 

Watch Shardlake on Disney Plus now.

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The Veil | Disney Plus | All episodes available

FX's new international spy thriller series follows the surprising and tumultuous relationship between two women as they play a deadly game of truth and lies spanning their travels from Istanbul to Paris and London.

Watch The Veil on Disney Plus now

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Them: The Scare (Season 2) | Prime Video | All episodes available

Returning for a second season, but this time set in Compton 1991, the story will centre on an LAPD homicide detective who is assigned to uncover the gruesome murder of a foster home mother. 

Watch Them: The Scare on Prime Video now

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Dead Boy Detectives | Netflix | All episodes available

Edwin Payne (George Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Jayden Revri) are the brains and brawn behind the Dead Boy Detectives agency — but they're not exactly human. Both are actually ghosts who've chosen to remain on Earth and use their powers for some good old fashioned sleuthing.

Watch Dead Boy Detectives on Netflix now

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The Sympathizer | Binge | All episodes available

Based on Viet Thanh Nguyen's award-winning novel of the same name, this limited series featuring Robert Downey Jr. in multiple roles follows the struggles of a half-French, half-Vietnamese communist spy during the final days of the Vietnam War and his new life as a refugee in Los Angeles, where he learns his spying days aren't over. 

Watch The Sympathizer on Binge now

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Big Door Prize (Season 2) | Apple TV Plus | 3 episode premiere (then new episodes weekly)

Season 2 of Apple TV Plus' hit show follows the residents of Deerfield as the Morpho machine readies them for the "next stage". What occurs after leaves the small town once again wondering what they thought they knew about their lives, relationships and the Morpho itself. 

Watch Big Door Prize on Apple TV Plus now

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Heartbreak High (Season 2) | Netflix | All episodes available

Following the global success of this homegrown remake, Heartbreak High is back for Term 2, with a new sports teacher, new faces and a mystery assailant throwing any hopes for a peaceful term into disarray. Meanwhile, the race for school captain is causing dirty tactics to run rife through Hartley High, making it more chaotic than ever before. 

Watch Heartbreak High on Netflix now

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Franklin | Apple TV Plus | All episodes available

This limited series delves deep into history while following Benjamin Franklin's (Michael Douglas) quest to elicit France in America's war against England, as the fate of independence hangs in the balance.

Watch Franklin on Apple TV Plus now

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ARK: The Animated Series | Paramount Plus | All episodes available

This all-new original series is based on the popular adventure video game ARK: Survival Evolved, where 21st-century palaeontologist Helena Walker (Madeleine Madden) finds herself resurrected on a mysterious ancient island populated by prehistoric creatures. Its all-star voice cast also includes Russell Crowe, Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Elliot Page, Alan Tudyk, Jeffrey Wright, Karl Urban, Gerard Butler and Monica Bellucci.

Watch ARK: The Animated Series on Paramount Plus now.

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Ripley | Netflix | All episodes available

A small-time con man, Tom Ripley (Andrew Scott), barely makes ends meet when a lucrative, unexpected offer brings him to Italy, giving him a chance at reinvention. However, accepting the job is Tom's first step into a complex spiral of fraud, deception and murder. 

Watch Ripley on Netflix now

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The Jinx: Part Two (Season 2) | Binge | All episodes available

The Jinx: Part Two is the continuation of the award-winning docuseries from Andrew Jarecki in 2015. In Part Two, the filmmakers continue their investigation into real estate heir and convicted murderer Robert Durst for the next eight years, uncovering hidden materials and witnesses who hadn't come forward until now.

Watch The Jinx: Part Two on Binge now.

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Sugar | Apple TV Plus | All episodes available

Colin Farrell stars as John Sugar, a private investigator hot on the tail of the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel — the granddaughter of Hollywood producer, Jonathan Siegel. While Sugar tries to determine what exactly happened to Olivia, he unearths some long-buried Siegel family secrets. 

Watch Sugar on Apple TV Plus now.

Previous picks: Movies

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Arthur The King | Prime Video

Over ten days and 435 miles, an unbreakable bond is forged between pro-adventure racer Michael Light (Mark Wahlberg) and a street dog dubbed Arthur. Based on a true story, Arthur The King follows Light, desperate for one last chance to win, as he convinces a sponsor to back him and a team of athletes for the Adventure Racing World Championship in the Dominican Republic — only for Arthur to follow them the whole way.

Watch Arthur The King on Prime Video now.

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Mother of the Bride | Netflix

Lana (Brooke Shield)’s daughter Emma (Miranda Cosgrove) returns from abroad and drops a bombshell: She’s getting married. In Thailand. In a month! Things only get worse when Lana learns that the man who captured Emma’s heart is the son of the man who broke her heart years ago.

Watch Mother of the Bride on Netflix now.

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Barbie | Binge

Barbie (Margot) and Ken (Ryan Gosling) are having the time of their lives in the whimsical Barbie Land. However, when Barbie is called to the real world, she soon discovers the joys and perils of living among humans.

Watch Barbie on Binge now.

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Turtles All the Way Down | Binge

Turtles All the Way Down's book-to-movie adaptation follows protagonist Aza (Isabela Merced) as she navigates trying to be a good daughter, friend and student, all while facing an endless barrage of intrusive thoughts that she cannot control. After reconnecting with her childhood crush, Aza is confronted with fundamental questions about love, happiness and friendship.

Watch Turtles All the Way Down on Binge now.

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Unfrosted | Netflix

Jerry Seinfeld makes his directorial debut in Unfrosted as sworn cereal rivals, Kellogg's and Post, race to create a pastry that will change the face of breakfast in 1963.

Watch Unfrosted on Netflix now.

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Prom Dates | Disney Plus

Jess and Hannah (Antonia Gentry, Julia Lester) made a pact to have the perfect prom — but 24 hours before the event, everything is ruined when they break up with their dates. Now they have one night to find new dates and make their dreams come true.

Watch Prom Dates on Disney Plus now.

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Past Lives | Binge 

Past Lives follows two childhood friends over 24 years while they contemplate the nature of their relationship as they grow apart and live different lives. Nominated for two Oscars, including Best Picture.

Watch Past Lives on Binge now.

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All of Us Strangers | Disney Plus

One night, Adam (Andrew Scott), has a chance encounter with his mysterious neighbour Harry (Paul Mescal). As a relationship deepens between them, Adam is preoccupied with past memories and finds himself drawn back to the home where his parents (Claire Foy and Jamie Bell), appear to be living — just as they were on the day they died, 30 years prior.

Watch All of Us Strangers on Disney Plus now.

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Rebel Moon — Part Two: The Scargiver | Netflix

In the concluding half of Zack Snyder's Rebel Moon, Kora (Sofia Boutella) and her recruits face an enemy they thought they had defeated: Admiral Atticus Noble (Ed Skrein) and the legion he commands. 

Watch Rebel Moon — Part Two: The Scargiver on Netflix now

Top shows of 2024

If you’re looking for more great shows to watch, we’ve gathered some of the top shows of this year in the list below. We’ve cross-referenced both user and critic reviews on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes to uncover the most lauded TV shows this year, that’ll keep you entertained for hours (that are also Certified Fresh). If you’re looking for movies, we’ve got you covered in the section below.

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1. Shōgun | Drama/War | 53-70 minutes per episode

Set in 1600s Japan, Lord Yoshii Toranaga (Hiroyuki Sanada) faces dire consequences when his alliance turns against him – a situation that becomes even more complicated when a mysterious European ship washes ashore in a small fishing village.

Stream it on Disney Plus.

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2. 3 Body Problem | Mystery/Thriller | 56 minutes per episode

A decision made in 1960s China echoes across time to the present day, where a group of scientists are forced to face humanity’s greatest threat.

Watch it on Netflix.

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3. Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV | Documentary | 49 minutes per episode

In this new series, the dark world of children's television creator Dan Schneider comes to light. After moulding well-known child actors, the series reveals his evolution and influence enabled decades of abusive and manipulative behaviour towards actors, writers and crew members.

Stream it on Binge.

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4. Fallout | Science-Fiction / Action | 59mins per episode

Based on the best-selling global video game franchise, Fallout follows an idealistic vault-dweller, a young soldier and a morally ambiguous bounty hunter who are all chasing an artefact that could completely change the power dynamics of their post-apocalyptic existence. 

Watch it on Prime Video

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5. Baby Reindeer | Drama / Comedy | 34mins per episode

Baby Reindeer's tale isn't as cute as the title makes it out to be. The story centres around struggling comedian Donny Dunn's (Richard Gadd) strange and complicated relationship with Martha (Jessica Gunning), whose initially friendly demeanour slowly unravels as she starts to stalk Donny relentlessly.

Stream it on Netflix

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6. We Were The Lucky Ones | Drama | 56mins per episode

Based on a bestselling novel, this limited series is inspired by the true story of a Jewish family separated at the start of WWII, who do everything in their power to survive and reunite. 

Watch it on Disney Plus

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7. The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live | Science-Fiction/ Horror | 1hr per episode 

This Walking Dead spin-off follows the love story of characters Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Mihonne (Danai Gurira) as they attempt to find each other, while navigating a war against the living. 

Stream it on Stan

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8. A Gentleman in Moscow | Drama/History | 50 minutes per episode

Based on an international best-seller, this limited series follows Count Alexander Rostov (Ewan McGregor), who finds that his gilded past places him on the wrong side of history as he ends up banished to an attic room in the opulent Hotel Metropol —while tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold outside. 

Stream it on Paramount Plus.

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9. Mary & George | History/Drama | 50 mins per episode

Julianne Moore stars in this scandalous drama that follows the Countess of Buckingham who moulded her son to seduce the King — and his power. 

Watch it on Binge now

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10. The Gentlemen | Action/Crime | 50 minutes per episode

When Eddie inherits his family’s estate, he discovers the source of its wealth — an enormous weed empire.

Stream it on Netflix.

Top movies of 2024

If you’re looking for a new, top-rated movie to watch, here’s a list of the best films of 2024 so far: 

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1. The Holdovers | Drama/Comedy | 2h 13mins

Forced to spend Christmas break with a bunch of students, a grouchy professor forms an unlikely friendship with a clever troublemaker and the school’s head chef. 

Available to rent on Apple TV Plus and Prime Video.

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2. Anatomy of a Fall | Mystery/Thriller | 2h 32mins

When her husband is found dead in the snow below their chalet, and the subsequent murder investigation makes her the prime suspect, what follows Sandra is an unsettling psychological journey into the depth of her relationship with her husband, Samuel. 

Available to rent on Apple TV Plus.

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3. The Idea of You | Rom-com | 1hr 56mins

Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name, The Idea of You follows Solène (Anne Hathaway), a 40-year-old single mother, who begins an unexpected romance with 24-year-old Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine) the lead singer of August Moon — a.k.a. the hottest boy band on the planet.

Watch it on Prime Video.

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4. Oppenheimer | Drama/History | 3hrs

Oppenheimer sees Cillian Murphy at the helm of the Manhattan Project, when the development of an atomic bomb changed the course of history.

Watch it on Binge

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5. American Fiction | Comedy/Drama | 1h 57mins

Jeffrey Wright stars as Monk, a novelist who is fed up with the industry profiting from “Black” entertainment that relies on offensive African-American tropes, and plans to thwart it by writing a Black book of his own, until his plans go awry. 

Stream it on Prime Video.

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6. Poor Things | Science-Fiction | 2h 22mins

Poor Things follows the story of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist. 

Stream it on Disney Plus

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7. Scoop | Drama | 1h 43mins

Calling all fans of The Crown! Buckle in for this film based on actual events leading up to Prince Andrew's explosive 2019 BBC Newsnight interview. Gillian Anderson plays journalist Emily Maitlis as she grills the royal (Rufus Sewell) about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. 

Watch it on Netflix.

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8. Road House | Action | 2h 3mins

The highly-anticipated reimagining of the 80's cult classic stars Jake Gyllenhaal as an ex-UFC fighter Dalton, who takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse and uncovers that paradise is not at all what it seems. 

Stream it on Prime Video

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9. Música | Musical | 1h 31mins

Rudy Mancuso makes his directorial debut with Música, a coming-of-age story about a young street performer with synesthesia as he navigates an uncertain future, the pressures of love, family, and his Brazilian culture.

Available to stream on Prime Video

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