Foxtel Now has long established itself as one of the key players in the streaming game in Australia. That’s partly due to the platform’s affordable channel packs and partly due to the service’s growing on-demand library. Besides tuning in to see your favourite shows live, you can now catch up with episodes — or entire seasons — via the Foxtel Now library.
Stream Popular TV Shows on Foxtel
Foxtel is home to the latest hit shows from the US and the UK, plus a number of original series that are just as highly acclaimed. This month, we’re in for a treat with several returning shows starting off with Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season, as well as the season finale of The Walking Dead. Other shows to watch out for include BBC’s Les Misérables, plus new seasons of HBO’s Veep and Barry. Other fan favourites like DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Better Things also have new episodes arriving this month, so make sure to stay tuned.
Aside from watching it all via your iQ box, you can also stream your favourite shows on Foxtel via the Foxtel Go app on your devices completely for free. Check out our top picks and get on watching by subscribing to Foxtel’s channel packs, through which you can also access the Foxtel Go app for free to stream wherever and whenever you want.
Watch Hit TV Shows Online With Foxtel Now
If you’re in the mood for some binge-watching, then we highly recommend that you take a moment to review Foxtel Now, on which you can stream as much premium content as possible with their extensive library of hit shows such as Westworld, Wentworth and more.
For starters the selection of Foxtel Now channel packs are more affordable than their Foxtel TV counterparts, and the best part is that you can kick it off with a 10-day free trial, which gives you enough time to burn through full seasons of your favourite shows, movies and even sport! Given these options, here are our top 10 picks of shows to watch and stream on Foxtel and Foxtel Now this June.
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1. Game of Thrones
HBO’s award-winning series Game of Thrones is returning for its eighth and final season. Everything finally comes full circle as the battle for the throne reaches its ultimate end. Will they defeat the White Walkers? Will Arya get her revenge? Will Jon Snow know of his true parentage? All these questions and more will be answered in the last six episodes of Game of Thrones, which premieres on April 15. In the meantime, catch up on previous episodes from seasons 1 to 7 with Foxtel Now.
New. Selina. Now. Veep returns for its seventh and final season and all eyes are back on Selina as she makes another bid to return to the Oval Office, by running for president. But is it even a possibility given her past flubs and misgivings — not to mention, her highly dysfunctional staff. Find out what happens when Veep returns on April 2 on Foxtel. Catch up with previous episodes on Foxtel Now.
Barry is back for more thrills and laughs with its second season. There’s a lot on the line this time with season 1 ending on a cliffhanger — with Barry about to go through with killing Detective Moss. Did he or didn’t he? Tune in to new episodes from season 2 when it drops on April 2 on Foxtel. Catch up on episodes from season 1 on Foxtel Now.
4. The Walking Dead
The cult-favourite show is back again for the second half of season 9. This time around, the survivors face a whole new threat in ‘The Whisperers’, which prove to be a whole new malevolent group that would bring so much more danger than they expected. With Rick’s disappearance, both old and new survivors deal with each other as they do with this new threat on their hands. Don’t miss the season finale on April 1.
5. Les Misérables
An adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel, Les Misérables is a classic and timeless story of love, injustice, and redemption. Starring Dominic West, Lily Collins, Olivia Coleman, this TV miniseries adaptation consists of six episodes. Don’t miss new episodes airing every Sunday on BBC First.
6. Secret City
Foxtel’s award-winning original series is back with its much awaited second season. Secret City: Under the Eagle picks up with Harriet finding herself embroiled in the middle of a political and military cover-up — one that not even the Prime Minister himself knows anything about, which begs the question: who’s really running the country? Find out with new episodes airing every Monday on Fox Showcase.
7. Brexit: The Uncivil War
You know about the movement, and now it’s time to delve into the chain of events that prompted the United Kingdom to exit the European Union — better known as the ‘Brexit’. Brexit: The Uncivil War depicts the lead-up to the 2016 referendum through the activities of the political strategists behind the Vote Leave campaign. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, catch this drama film on demand on Foxtel Now.
8. Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
The sequel to the fan-favourite series, Pretty Little Liars, The Perfectionists also stars Mona and Alison from PLL. This time around, they’re dealing with a new mystery to solve that involves a murder in the seemingly perfect college town of Beacon Heights. Catch new episodes express from the US every Thursday on FOX8.
9. DC Legends of Tomorrow
The adventure continues with the Legends of Tomorrow returning for the second half of season 9. Our time-traveling superheroes continue on with their mission to recapture the magical fugitives they’ve accidentally released through time. Tune in to new episodes from season 9 every Tuesday on FOX8 and catch up with episodes on demand on Foxtel Now.
10. Better Things
Better Things follows the story of a divorced actress who raises up her three daughters all on her own in the City of Angels. Aside from being a fed-up mother breaking up countless petty fights between her daughters, Sam also does her best in making it work by working in Hollywood. Catch season 3, with episodes all directed by Pamela Adlon (Sam), with new episodes every Tuesday on Fox Showcase.
Start Streaming with Foxtel Now’s Free Trial
To start streaming, simply sign up for Foxtel Now’s free trial offer and proceed to avail of the base pack, Essentials pack — formerly known as the Pop & Lifestyle pack. From there, you can build up on adding more channels, like the Drama pack to get more hit shows from the UK, or even sport to get access to the best sporting codes and watch it all on your own time. Best option would be simply to avail of the all-inclusive pack, which already includes Kids and Docos as well.
Foxtel Now is really the best way to get a hold of the best premium drama shows on Foxtel, not to mention unlock a whole world of other entertainment that includes movies, sport, kids, lifestyle, docos, and so many more! Check out the full list of eligible devices on which you can stream your favourites on Foxtel Now.
|Foxtel Now Box||Yes|
|Sony Android TV||Yes (2015 models and above)|
|iOS Mobiles/Tablets||Yes, via native app (iPhone 4s or above, iPad 2 or above – using iOS9 or above)|
|Android Mobiles/Tablets||Yes, via native app (Jellybean 4.1 or above)|
|PC/Mac||Yes, web browser only (Google Chrome and Safari)|
|Google Chromecast||Yes, via casting|
|Apple TV||Yes, via AirPlay|
|Telstra TV||Yes, all models|
|PlayStation 4||Yes, all models (Foxtel Play on PlayStation 3)|
|Xbox One||No – legacy Foxtel Play app only|
|Selected Samsung, LG Smart TVs||No – legacy Foxtel Play app only|