Ten best TV Shows on Foxtel Now
Since its rebranding, Foxtel Now has been gaining more subscribers than ever. 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.
So if you’re struggling to choose your next binge, we totally get it. There are plenty of quality shows on Foxtel Now – from the much awaited return of The Walking Dead, plus other shows such as The Flash, Supergirl, and Arrow. This December 2018, we’re also seeing new shows such as Mr. Inbetweeen and Trust, just to name a few. Check out the rest of our top 10 shows to watch and stream on Foxtel Now this December.
#1 The Walking Dead
Now that the war is over and Negan has finally been defeated, what’s next for Rick and the rest of the survivors? Just when they think peace has finally come, a new threat arises in the form of The Whisperers. With trouble brewing among former friends, this new enemy may bring about even bigger casualties.
A Foxtel original series, Wentworth features thrilling storylines about some of the most damaged and most notorious women ever seen on Australian television. New episodes from season 6 continue weekly every Tuesday on Foxtel’s showcase.
Set against the beginnings of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles, Snowfall follows the story of several characters including Franklin Saint, a young street entrepreneur out for power, Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle with a crime family, Teddy McDonald, a CIA operative trying to escape his dark past, and Lucia Villanueva, a self-possessed daughter of a crime lord. All of these characters are working hard towards their goal of achieving money, power, and influence in Los Angeles year 1984.
#4 Patrick Melrose
This five-part series based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St. Aubyn tells the story of Patrick Melrose, a man who grew up having a privileged yet a very traumatic childhood. This led him down a path of addiction and severe substance abuse, while living in New York. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular character.
#5 American Horror Story: Cult
American Horror Story: Cult is the seventh season of the hit anthology series from FX. The story centers around a fictional city of Brookfield Heights, Michigan, within which a growing cult of killers is led by Kai Anderson, a manipulative psycopath out for political power in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
#6 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
The second season of American Crime Story dives in to the murder that shook the entire fashion and entertainment scene. Also based on Maureen Orth’s book, this season explores the murder of designer Gianni Versace by spree killer Andrew Cunanan. His M.O. is to recruit as many people in order to terrorize the townspeople, as his way of getting into a position of power.
#7 Arrested Development
The crazy and dysfunctional Bluth family is back with season 5 — and this time around, the story centers on the disappearance of Lucille Austero in the middle of her congressional campaign.
#8 The Affair
As its name implies, this show explores the emotional and psychological effects of two affairs. A fateful meeting of two married people leads to an affair, which would eventually shake the very foundation of their own marriages.
#9 Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce
After an author of self-help books announces that she and her husband have separated, her career suddenly screeches to a halt. She then enlists the help of her good friend, as well as an associate to help with the divorce, as se acclimates to being single in her 40s.
#10 Broad City
This critically acclaimed comedy series stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer as 20-something best friends, who are trying to find their way in the Big Apple, while dealing with seemingly bizarre adventures they often find themselves in. With very little money, they willingly throw themselves in sticky situations that can get as messy as they have never even imagined.
Best of all, you can enjoy all these amazing shows completely free. For a limited time, Foxtel Now is offering a 2 week free trial – the perfect way to give it a test drive before committing full time. Even then, there’s no contract, so you can cancel your subscription whenever you feel like it. But with quality shows like these, we doubt you’ll ever want to let go.