Ready for a truly amazing 2018? Start the year right by catching up with some acclaimed and memorable series, all courtesy of Foxtel Now. In January, the Pop Pack brings subscribers The Golden Globe Awards live on January 8, as well as some new and returning series you don’t want to miss. The list includes X-Files, Divorce, S.W.A.T., and more!
Foxtel Now allows you to watch your favourite channels live via the internet. Moreover, you can also catch-up with content or binge entire seasons on demand. And if you sign up before January 15, you get a month-long free trial to test drive everything the streaming service has to offer. After that, you can pause, change, or cancel your subscription anytime. There are no contracts.
Furthermore, Foxtel Now offers channel packs, so you only need to subscribe to the ones that truly interest you. There are five base or starter packs to choose from. Lifestyle, Docos, and Kids are priced at $10/month each, while Drama and Pop are $15/month each. Then, there are two premium packs you can add to your subscription – Movies ($20/month) and Sports ($29/month). You can only add a premium pack if you’re already subscribed to at least one of the starter packs. Still, watching all the sports you can handle for only $39/month is a sweet deal.
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Foxtel Now January Deals
This month, Foxtel Now is starting 2018 on the right foot by offering subscribers addictive and explosive content, some exclusive to Foxtel. While there are anticipated TV events across all channel packs, we’d be remiss if we wouldn’t recommend you try the Pop Pack in January. It includes FOX8, which will allow you to watch the 75th Golden Globe Awards live on 8 January. If you’re a fan of the awards season, tuning in for this one is a must.
Moreover, there are some buzzy new and returning series premiering this month. The X-Files comes back with Season 11, while new shows S.W.A.T. and Britannia will have you on the edge of your seat from the very beginning.
The Pop Pack is $15/month, and there’s no Promo Code required to sign up. Simply create a Foxtel Now account, select the Pop pack, and start watching amazing content right away. You can get the Drama and Pop packs together for a discount – $25/month. Even better, you can take advantage of Foxtel Now’s current offer and enjoy all packs free for an entire month. All you have to do is sign up before January 15. Or, get the Foxtel Now box and watch all packs free for two months.
What to watch in January
The 75th Golden Globe Awards will air LIVE January 8 at 12pm, only on Foxtel. You can also watch the pre-show, starting at 11:00am. As for The X-Files, the beloved paranormal series returns to Foxtel Now. Season 10 will be released in its entirety on January 1. Season 11 episodes will air weekly from January 4, then be available on demand. Season 11 will pick up directly after last season’s finale; hence, the search for Mulder and Scully’s son William will be a main story arc in the following months.
The Golden Globe Awards live on January 8, as well as some new and returning series you don’t want to miss. The list includes X-Files, Divorce, S.W.A.T., and more!
Besides the The X-Files, there are some other great series to catch up with in January. Here are our top picks.
Divorce Season 2
January 16 on showcase
Season 2 of this acclaimed HBO dramedy finds Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her ex-husband Robert (Thomas Haden Church) dealing with the aftermath of their explosive separation and learning to rebuild their lives. The show also stars Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, Tracy Letts, Sterling Jerins and Charlie Kilgore. Season 1 is always available. Divorce Season 2 episodes will be released weekly from January 16, then available on demand.
|January 16||Pop||Divorce||showcase||Express from the US|
S.W.A.T. Season 1
January 14 on FOX8
This new series follows Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson (Shemar Moore), a Los Angeles S.W.A.T. lieutenant, who is assigned to lead a highly skilled unit in the community where he grew up. Torn between loyalty to the streets, where the cops are sometimes the enemy, and allegiance to his brothers in blue, he strategically straddles the two worlds. Hondo encourages his team to rely on communication and respect over force and aggression, but when a crisis erupts, these unflinching men and women are prepared to put their tactical training to the test. Episodes will be released weekly from January 14, then available on demand.
|January 14||Pop||S.W.A.T.||FOX8||Only on Foxtel|
Britannia Season 1
January 22 on showcase
Set in AD 43, the series follows ancient Rome’s conquest of the Celts in the British Isles — a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Celtic rivals Kerra and Antedia must work together to fight off the Roman invasion led by Aulus Plautius. The ten-part series stars Kelly Reilly, David Morrissey, Zoë Wanamaker, Liana Cornell and Stanley Weber. Episodes will be released weekly from January 22, then available on demand.
|January 22||Pop||Britannia||showcase||First on Foxtel|
Once subscribed to the Pop pack, you get instant access to showcase, FOX8, Arena, FX, Comedy Channel, MTV, and 111Funny.
Moreover, each pack you choose comes with a suite of extra channels completely free of charge. These are V Hits, Fox News, TVSN, Sky News Live, Sky News Business, Sky News Weather, Fox Sport News.
You don’t have to go through a complicated installation process to get Foxtel Now. Just sign up on the website, choose your channel packs, and you will start watching in minutes. You can watch Foxtel Now on a variety of devices – PC/Macs, mobile devices, PS4, Telstra TV, Apple TV (with Airplay) and Chromecast. The only must is a fast broadband connection.
PlayStation 3, Xbox One and select Smart TVs are still able to stream Foxtel content live in SD via the Foxtel Play app. You can cancel, pause, or change our subscription at any time. Plus, there are several ways to watch Foxtel Now free.
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Ready for an exciting month of amazing Foxtel content? With so many new and returning series becoming available, it’s the perfect time to try Foxtel Now for yourself. Sign up for a one month free trial and enjoy everything Foxtel has to offer.