Streaming Guide August 18 – August 24
Not Today Bianca: Season 1 (Stan, August 18)
Follow RuPaul’s Drag Raceseason six champion Bianca Del Rio as she attempts to make it big in Hollywood, featuring stories based on her own “sad and hilarious life since moving to Los Angeles.” The first season includes guest appearances from Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210), Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock from the Sun) and Drag Race judge Michelle Visage.
Marvel’s The Defenders: Season 1 (Netflix, August 18)
Marvel’s The Defenders brings together the street-level heroes of Netflix’s previous Marvel series: Daredevil AKA Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist AKA Danny Rand (Finn Jones). This is the story of four solitary figures burdened with their own personal challenges, who reluctantly realise they just might be better at saving New York together.
The Last Ship: Season 4, Episodes 1 & 2 (Stan, August 21)
The Last Ship returns with a new mission to save humanity as the world continues to struggle for survival. After the chilling events of last season, Tom Chandler (Eric Dane, Grey’s Anatomy) has given up his heroic titles and sought solace in a small village in Greece. Meanwhile, Captain Slattery (Adam Baldwin, Firefly) and the crew of Nathan James have discovered that the virus has “jumped kingdoms,” bringing humanity to the brink of global famine.
Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast (Netflix, August 22)
Unabashed, menopausal New Yorker and self-proclaimed lifelong Bachelorette, Lynne Koplitz offers advice to men and comfort to women dealing with hormones in her first Netflix comedy special. Ever the defender of the crazy and all who don’t have children, Koplitz shoots from the hip and reports the truth, or rather her truth, to a packed theatre at the famed Kaye Playhouse in New York City.
Arrival (Stan, August 22)
Arrival was hailed as one of the best films of 2016 by critics and the film industry, winning 21 awards including the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing. When mysterious spacecraft touch downacross the globe, an elite team led by expert translator Louise Banks (Amy Adams, Enchanted) races against time to decipher their intent.
The Frozen Dead (SBS OnDemand, August 24)
Based on the bestselling French novel Glace by Bernard Minier, The Frozen Dead is a psychological thriller as part of SBS OnDemand’s Crime Time collection. When a horrific discovery in a small town nestled high in the French Pyrenees begins to unravel a dark mystery that has been hidden for years. On an unforgiving winter morning, a group of workers discover a macabre scene on the edge of a frozen cliff.
Rick and Morty: Season 3, Episode 4 (Netflix, August 19)
Ben 10 (2013): Season 1, Episode 31 (Stan, August 19)
Adventure Time: Season 8, Episode 23 (Stan, August 19)
Power: Season 4, Episode 9 (Stan, August 20)
Twin Peaks: The Return: Part 15 (Stan, August 21)
Game of Thrones: Season 7, Episode 6 ‘Beyond the Wall’ (Foxtel Go, August 21)
Preacher: Season 2, Episode 10 (Stan, August 22)
Shooter: Season 2, Episode 6 (Netflix, August 23)
Animal Kingdom: Season 2, Episode 12 (Netflix, August 23)
Younger: Season 4, Episode 9 (Stan, August 24)
Swedish Dicks: Season 1, Episode 5 (Stan, August 24)
RAW Comedy 2017: National Grand Final (SBS OnDemand, August 20)
Dinotrux: Season 5 (Netflix, August 18)
Glitter Force Doki Doki: Season 1 (Netflix, August 18)
Harlots: Season 1 (SBS OnDemand, August 22)
Airplane! (Netflix, August 18)
xXx (Stan, August 18)
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (Stan, August 18)
Sex Doll (Stan, August 18)
Hide and Seek (Netlfix, August 19)
The Switch (Stan, August 19)
Little Nicky (Netflix, August 20)
Virginia’s Run (Stan, August 20)
The Wedding Ringer (Netflix, August 21)
Unacknowledged (Netflix, August 21)
Aaaaaaaah! (Stan, August 21)
The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (Stan, August 21)
Eternity (Stan, August 22)
Brannigan (Stan, August 23)
The Horse Soldiers (Stan, August 23)
Legend of the Lost (Stan, August 23)
Southpaw (Stan, August 23)
Beloved (Stan, August 23)
Madhouse (1990) (Stan, August 24)
Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (Stan, August 24)
Elles (Stan, August 24)