Summer is fast approaching, and Foxtel has a major line-up of epic programming to showcase throughout December and January — suitable for the whole family to watch over the summer break.
From long awaited drama show returns, lots of TV series to watch out for, special sporting events to tune in to, not to mention movie specials and other entertainment shows that will no doubt be your next guilty pleasure, Foxtel has you covered for anything under the sun that you want to watch.
Even better news is that Foxtel has something for every member of the family. This means that this year’s summer break will be well and truly worth it, whether you go out or opt to stay at home for some quality time with your favourite shows, sport and movies.
Watch Live and Stream Free
Foxtel and Foxtel from Telstra both give you access to all of these great shows, ensuring you’ll be catered for throughout the warmer months. Simply sign-up to a package that suits you and get watching on your big screen, or alternatively, if you’re out and about you can stream Live TV free using the Foxtel Go app within minutes of joining.
Top Dramas for January
Get your fix of drama with these great titles, all of which are airing on Foxtel from December to January. From long-standing hits like Gotham to the annual DC Crossover Event, there’s enough to keep everyone satisfied.
- DC Crossover Event
- True Detective S3
- Gotham S5
- Marvel’s Runaways S2
- Roswell, New Mexico
- Siren S2
- The Magicians S4
- War of the Worlds
- Luther S5
- Victoria S3
- Death in Paradise
- Jamestown S2
January Live Sport Highlights
Sport is synonymous with summertime for many Australians — led, of course, by the summer of cricket. That’s far from all, however, and the following list of live sport is a diverse one which caters for all tastes.
- Test Match Cricket
- Big Bash League Cricket
- AFC Asian Cup
- One Day International Cricket
- X Games Aspen
Must-See January Movies
Foxtel has an extensive list of movie channels that roll out great flicks no matter what time of year. Making summer that little bit better, however, are the pop-up movie channels Foxtel will introduce to air films with some relevance to this time of year.
- A Taste of India
- 12 Days of Christmas
- Aussies in Film (Aussie Day)
- Mad Max
- Red Dog
- The Water Diviner
- The Great Gatsby
- Rabbit-Proof Fence
January Docos Top Picks
Prefer your television a little more educational? Foxtel has you covered. The list of titles below cover a wide range of interesting topics, from nature to politics to whatever Louis Theroux decides to investigate.
- Bushfire Wars
- Rottnest Island: Kingdom of the Quokka
- Outback Opal Hunters S2
- Louis Theroux
- Motor Mondays
- Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret
- Coast New Zealand S3
- Big Cat Tales
- The Clinton Affair
- Valley of the Boom
- Ron Iddles: The Good Cop
Best of Comedy in January
Comedy is perhaps the only genre that everybody is interested in. Who doesn’t like comedy? Foxtel certainly does, and they’ve got plenty of shows that’ll have the whole family in fits.
- Just For Laughs Australia S6
- Future Man S2
For Kids Only in January
Need to keep the kids occupied for an hour or two while you enjoy the summer sun from your backyard? Plonk them in front of the TV, where Foxtel has plenty of options to keep them entertained throughout the summer.
- A Very Beary Christmas
- Thomas and Friends Tinsel Time Marathon
- Hey Duggess New Years Eve Sleepover
- Best of Boomerang Holiday Marathon
- Lego Friends: Girls On a Mission
- Andi Mack S3
- Doc McStuffin’s Pet Rescue S5
- Crash the Bash
- Paw Patrol
- Ready Set Dance
What’s On Entertainment & Lifestyle
There is plenty to choose from amidst Foxtel’s wide ranging Entertainment and Lifestyle networks this summer – check out the best of them below.
- Long Lost Family S8
- Brother vs Brother S6
- The Day The Rock Star Died S1
- The Directors S1
- Botched S5
- 18 of 18
- Thronecast: Gameshow of Thrones
- Paul Murray Live — New Year’s Eve Special
- America’s Got Talent: Champions
- Michael McIntyre’s Big Show S4
- Luxury Stunt
- Secret Life of 4 & 5 Year Olds S2 & S3
- The Great British Bake Off S9
- Kirstie & Phil’s Love It or List It S3
Watch or Stream Live!
Catch these shows and movies on Foxtel by subscribing to any of their channel packs, starting with the Entertainment and Drama pack. If you’re out and about, you don’t have to miss a minute because you can stream these shows free using the Foxtel Go app that you can use instantly upon joining. Also catch these shows and movies on demand using Foxtel Now’s 10-day free trial.
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Per Broadcasting and licensing rights, these shows are not available on free-to-air in Australia.