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It’s weeks like this that make me really glad I write this round-up of the TV that debuted during the week. Before I started compiling the list this week, I’d only been aware of 2-3 of the below shows. But there is a whole lot of GREAT-looking shows that I’ll certainly get stuck into over the weekend.

NEW & RETURNING

These are the notable new and returning shows that aired this week – meaning you can go right ahead and stream them now…

RETURNING
Last Week Tonight – season 6
Survivor – Season 38
Documentary Now – Season 3
The Oath – Season 2
Suburra – Season 2
Ransom – Season 3
Top Gear – Season 26

NEW

Curfew – Sky1 (UK)

Stars: Sean BeanIke BennettAdam Brody, Billy Zane, Miranda Richardson

In a near future UK, the British government issues an expireless curfew to all of the country’s residents. Those who refuse to obey are entered into a popular but controversial street race hosted by a cunning entrepreneur for the chance to live life outside the curfew.

[ Watch Now – Sky 1 ]

Baptiste (UK)

Stars: Tchéky KaryoTom HollanderAnastasia Hille

The mercurial detective, Julien Baptiste, on holiday in Amsterdam with his wife, assists in an investigation for his former girlfriend, the Amsterdam Chief of Police.
NOTE: Spin-off from The Missing.

[ Watch Now – BBC1 ]

Traitors (UK)

Stars: Emma AppletonMichael StuhlbargKeeley Hawes

Set in 1945 London, Traitors is the dangerous, enthralling story of Feef, who is seduced by a rogue American spy into spying on her own country. Her task? To uncover a Russian agent in the heart of the British Government.

[ Watch Now – Channel 4 ]

Bad Mothers – Nine Network (AUS)

Stars: Tess HaubrichMandy McElhinneyJessica Tovey

A group of misfit women joins forces to help each other juggle the challenges of work, romance, parenthood – and solving a murder.

[ Watch Now – 9Now ]

The Heights – ABC TV (AUS)

Stars: Shari SebbensCalen TassoneBridie McKim, Marcus Graham, Roz Hammond

Welcome to Arcadia Heights. Whether its the high-rise or the high life where we live doesnt define who we are. We follow six families, navigating the challenges of everyday life in an ever-changing urban community.

[ Watch Now – ABC iView ]

Fresh Eggs – TVNZ (NZ)

Stars: Claire ChithamCohen HollowayDanielle Cormack, John Rhys-Davies, Yoson An

A black comedy with a deliciously twisted sense of humour, this six-part drama follows a couple’s quest for “the good life” that goes wickedly awry.

[ Watch Now – TVNZ ]

Flack – Pop (US)

Stars: Anna PaquinLydia WilsonRufus Jones

Sharp and witty publicity maven Robyn is an expert at her craft but a complete self-saboteur when it comes to her personal life. Robyn’s work as a crisis PR strategist living in London who must figure out how to make the best of bad situations and somehow manage to get out unscathed. Fast-paced and unpredictable as she counsels high-profile personalities in entertainment, fashion and sports.

[ Watch Now – Pop ]

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