Brand-new international viewing picked just for you!


This week there are stories about “bad” mothers: one who purposefully hurts her child in order to get attention and the other four who are swapping the housewife job to solve some serious crimes.

Four Weddings and A Funeral S1

Romcoms are making a comeback! Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton (The Mindy Project) turn to the iconic 90s romantic comedy classic for the inspiration behind this unexpectedly fun reboot. A heartbroken Maya (Nathalie Emmanuel from Game of Thrones) travels to London for her best friend's wedding and reunites with her eccentric group of college friends, all on the wrong side of 30 and still just trying to figure out what they want in life.

Starts Friday 8 November on M-Net (101) at 21:00


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The Act S1

Patricia Arquette (Golden Globe winner for Escape from Dannemora) and Joey King are spectacular in this chilling retelling of the true events surrounding the disturbing mother-daughter drama of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. Also available to binge on Showmax for true-crime buffs who simply can’t wait for weekly episodes.

Starts Monday 11 November on M-Net (101) at 22:00 and on Showmax


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Bad Mothers S1

This all new Australian series follows a group of flawed and chaotic female friends, caught up in a murder investigation that ultimately tests the boundaries of what it is to be considered a “good” mother and demands placed on women in modern society.

Monday 11 November on Universal TV (117) at 20:00


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Dr Ken S1

Ken Jeong went from physician to comedian, actor and sitcom doctor in the past few years. In Dr Ken, he plays the lead role of the over-the-top and funny doctor who navigates his life, career, marriage and parenting. Along the way, Dr Ken cooks up zany ideas to protect his children, like downloading a daughter tracking app where he tracks his teenage daughter to a rave. Also starring Suzy Nakamura, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Krista Marie Yu.

Tuesday 12 November on Comedy Central (122) at 20:00


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His Dark Material

HBO’s highly anticipated mythical, fantastical dark adventure based on author Philip Pullman’s epic trilogy is now on Showmax for uninterrupted on-demand viewing. The cast of this stunning adaptation includes James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson and Lin Manuel-Miranda, and the production has been lauded as ‘thoughtful and adventurous’ by Entertainment Weekly.

Thursday 14 November on Showmax