Anglo-American action series Strike Back is set to return for an eighth and final season this January. Based on the best selling book by former SAS member Chris Ryan, the only soldier to escape Iraqi soldiers in Bravo Two Zero, this series follows Section 20 as they try to eliminate international military threats.
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Section 20, a special intelligence branch of the British Intelligence Service, are involved in some of NATO’s most important missions, working against dictatorships, terrorists and international espionage.
Sergeants Thomas McCallister and Samual Watt lead their men and women into battle in high risk missions that always offer plenty of action and battles for fans of the war genre. The fact that the series is based on the real life experiences of a former British SAS soldier gives viewers unique insight into elite level military operations.
Starring Richard Armitage (The Hobbit), Michelle Lukes (Doctors), Philip Winchester (Chicago Justice), and Sullivan Stapleton (Blindspot), the much anticipated Strike Back TV series will soon arrive in Australia and using the information in this guide you won’t have to miss a key moment.
Where to Watch or Stream Strike Back
Strike Back aired on FOX ONE and is now available on demand. Here in Australia, there are several options for accessing FOX ONE including Foxtel, Foxtel Now or Foxtel from Telstra. To watch on Foxtel with a set-top box using a Standard or HD TV, the best option is the Foxtel Plus pack, which offers over 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, docos, reality and more. Additionally, every Foxtel channel pack includes the option to stream the content free using the Foxtel Go app.
You also have the option to stream Strike Back season 8 online using Foxtel Now. For good measure, Foxtel Now currently offers a 10 day FREE trial so that you can check out all of its content before choosing your preferred pack (Pop, Lifestyle, Sport, Drama, Movies, Docos, Kids), and should you decide to subscribe you can cancel anytime if you’re no longer using it. Strike Back is available as part of the Foxtel Now Pop pack, which gives you instant access to hundreds of TV shows Live and on demand. Foxtel Now can be accessed using your favourite browser, or via the Foxtel Now app and a variety of internet connected devices (see table below). To watch on Foxtel Now with a Standard or HD TV, you can access the platform with a Foxtel Now Box.
Alternatively, you can access FOX ONE with Foxtel from Telstra. Foxtel from Telstra (including Foxtel Now from Telstra) offers the exact same programming as Foxtel, but is often available at reduced pricing or with no lock-in contract. With every Foxtel from Telstra package you can likewise stream Strike Back S8 for free using the Foxtel Go app, and one of the devices in the table below. Plus, you can also watch more binge worthy shows from other drama channels, including BBC First, Binge, Universal Channel, and more. For a list of episodes and their air dates, see the TV schedule below.
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Stream Strike Back with BINGE
Every episode from every season of Strike Back can also be watched with Australia’s newest streaming service, BINGE. BINGE is offering a 14 day free trial for new customers and will stream every season and every new episode of Strike Back, in both SD and HD. You can stream your favourite shows using compatible mobile devices such select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers.
BINGE has no lock-in contract or equipment fees, which means you can cancel anytime if you’re no longer using it. BINGE will also provide on demand replays of new episodes that have just aired, as well as previous episodes and seasons. Other game changing features include Surprise Me, which allows users to skip through shows as if you were channel hopping for a more interesting way to come across new content. For full episode listings and on demand info, see the TV schedule below.
Strike Back Season 8 Live TV Schedule
Each season of Stike Back aired on Foxtel. Season 8 has 10 episodes in total. There is no Strike Back TV show free to air coverage in Australia, it is exclusively available with Foxtel (Foxtel Now / Foxtel from Telstra) and BINGE. Here’s the TV and on demand schedule for season 8:
|S8 Episodes 1||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episodes 2||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 3||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 4||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 5||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 6||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 7||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 8||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 9||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S8 Episode 10||50 Minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
Mobile Device List (Foxtel and Foxtel from Telstra)
The following are the list of compatible mobile and internet connected devices for which you can stream Strike Back whether at home or on the go, with new apps and devices being added as they become available.
|PC/Mac||Yes||Web browser only (Chrome for PC; Chrome & Safari for Mac)|
|iOS Mobile Devices||Yes||Via native app (iOS 9.3.5 or above)|
|Android Mobile Devices||Yes||Via native app (Android 5 and above)|
|Google Chromecast||Yes||Via casting (only on Multiroom service)|
|Apple TV||Yes||Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)|
|Smart TVs||Yes||Via casting only (only on Multiroom service)|
Must See TV for Strike Back fans
Strike Back Season 8 consists of ten episodes and was a hit with audiences around the world with its action packed storylines. Once you’ve watched all the episodes, we have suggested a few series below that may also take your fancy.
Bulletproof (Foxtel and Foxtel Now)
Aaron Clarke and Ronnie Pike Jr. couldn’t have come from more different backgrounds. Clark grew up within the UK middle class, his father the Director General of the National Crime Agency, whilst Pike spent his childhood in foster care. This unlikely duo has now become elite detectives, and work together to find some of the vilest characters in London’s underworld. Watch Bulletproof on Foxtel Now.
True Detective (Foxtel Now / BINGE)
If you’re a fan of the good old crime investigation genre, and some of the most well-known actors in the US, then you might want to check out True Detective from the team at HBO. Each season has a new narrative and an alternative cast, with the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Collin Farrel and Rachel Adams staring as talented detectives in each series. Catch seasons 1-3 with Foxtel on demand or stream on Foxtel Now free for 10 days.
Watchmen (Foxtel Now / BINGE)
Based on the popular DC Comics series of the same name, Watchmen is an HBO exclusive series that takes place in an alternate contemporary reality in the United States, in which superheroes and masked vigilantes were outlawed due to their violent methods, but some of them gather around to start a revolution while others attempt to stop it. Season 1 is now available on Foxtel Drama pack. You can also stream all episodes on demand with Foxtel Now’s free 10 day trial.