The highly acclaimed Foxtel series, A Place to Call Home, returns for its sixth and final season. This time around, we’ll see our favourite beloved characters in year 1958 — four years since we left Sarah and the Bligh family in season five. Don’t miss all the changes and drama that will ensue in this final chapter, premiering on August 19 only on Foxtel’s showcase.
Foxtel guarantees that you get the best selection of shows to spice up your day, starting on its original line-ups, including Foxtel’s Wentworth and HBO’s Sharp Objects. Foxtel has been known to produce highly acclaimed and award-winning original shows, including Picnic At Hanging Rock and Secret City. With A Place to Call Home viewers can expect a rollercoaster of emotions from the return of this Foxtel masterpiece, especially for its final chapter. Simply put, it ought to be exhilarating.
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Foxtel Now August Deals
This month, Foxtel Now continues to deliver everything entertainment right on your screen, even when you’re out and about. The content available is both addictive and intriguing — just the way you like it. For August, you can go ahead with the Drama Pack, since there’s a lot of good stuff coming straight from the US, including Foxtel’s A Place to Call Home and HBO’s new miniseries Sharp Objects.
That’s not all — you can also catch new episodes from hit shows including American Horror Story: Cult and the sixth season of Orange Is The New Black. Also make sure not to miss Benedict Cumberbatch, who stars in the Showtime miniseries Patrick Melrose, available on BBC First. Let the good times roll this August with these amazing shows that you can have total access to if you sign up to Foxtel Now.
Want more content this month? The Sport Pack delivers the much awaited tennis US Open, coming your way on August 27 on ESPN. If reality shows are your guilty pleasure, indulge with the return of Keeping Up With the Kardashians on August 6 on E! and don’t miss the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards airing on MTV come August 21.
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What to Watch in August
Mark your calendars for the final season of Foxtel’s A Place to Call Home happening on Sunday, August 19. Meanwhile, the third season of The Durrells premieres on August 19 on BBC First. You can also catch continuing new episodes from Suits season seven on Foxtel’s Universal channel.
Other notable shows that you can exclusively catch on Foxtel include Snowfall, which is set during the beginning of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles in the year 1984. And make sure to tune in to catch new episodes every Tuesday from Foxtel’s original series, Wentworth, now on its sixth season.
Besides A Place to Call Home, there are a lot of other great series to catch up with in August. Here are our top picks.
Based on Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel, Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams as Camille Preaker, a reporter who reconnects with her estranged family, while also investigating two murders in a small, quiet town in Missouri. As the story unfolds, Preaker tries to piece together a psychological puzzle from her past and finds herself identifying with the murdered victims a little too closely. Also starring Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Elizabeth Perkins, and young Australian actress Eliza Scanlen, in her breakout role as Amy Adam’s 13-year-old half sister, Amma. This eight-part HBO original series airs exclusively on Foxtel’s Showcase every Monday, express from the US.
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Orange is the New Black Season 6
After the cataclysmic season five finale that left fans on the edge of their seats, the brand new season six will shed a light on what happened after the chaos that ensued at the prison. Previously on Orange is the New Black, Litchfield Prison had a massive riot that resulted in tragedy and heartbreak. This season finds our protagonist, Piper, along with Alex and Nicky, hunkered down in a “bunker”, but it’s only a matter of time before catastrophe hits the fan, again.
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American Horror Story: Cult
The first season of the FX series to not feature mainstay actress Lily Rabe, the seventh season of American Horror Story, named Cult, follows local restaurant owner Ally (Sarah Paulson) as her phobias are triggered by the surprising results of the 2016 US presidential election. Meanwhile, the consequential political conundrum fuels fellow resident Kai’s (Evan Peters) pursuit of his very own political power, made more lethal by the fact that he’s a psychopath. American Horror Story: Cult also stars Billie Lourd, Adina Porter, and Alison Pill.
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