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New to Acorn TV in June

Crossroads will be the latest European whodunit to stream here when it premieres next month on Acorn TV. The six-part French-Belgium-German co-pro is named after its sleuth, Sophie Cross (Alexia Barlier), a brilliant attorney whose five-year-old son disappears one summer’s day at the beach. Thomas Jouannet co-stars as her police-commissioner husband; it will stream Fridays from […]

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Responder at Last Gets the Call

One of the year’s most acclaimed BBC dramas at last will screen in NZ, initially on TVNZ OnDemand. The first season of The Responder will stream in full from June 2 — nearly six months after its UK premiere excited critics like The Guardian’s: Martin Freeman is magnificent in tour de police force … With […]

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Amber Alert: Explosive Depp Charges

If you can’t get enough of it on the news, ThreeNow is streaming a two-part documentary about what led to the trial of Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard. The Discovery documentary first aired in the U.K. in November. Here’s the media release: Warner Bros. Discovery can today reveal that Johnny vs Amber is streaming now, only […]

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Spark Sport and WB Discovery Share Driving Seat

The final stages of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) will screen on Three as part of a deal between Spark Sport and Warner Bros. Discovery NZ. Here’s the media release: Spark Sport confirms free-to-air broadcast partner for FIA World Rally Championship and brand-new motorsport series Spark Sport has announced today that Warner Bros. Discovery […]

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UEFA to Stream on Spark Sport

Spark Sport has added another European soccer competition to its line-up. Here’s the media release: UEFA deal brings more world-class football to Spark Sport Spark Sport will be home to one of the biggest football competitions in the world – the UEFA European Football Championship 2024 and 2028 – thanks to an exclusive broadcast partnership […]

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New to Prime Video in May

The NBC true-life dramatisation of the murder mystery that inspired hit podcast The Thing About Pam at last comes to NZ as part of Prime Video’s streaming premieres in May, along with the Bosch spin-off and a promising sci-fi series with stellar leads. THE THING ABOUT PAM (May 13) The 2011 murder of Betsy Faria resulted in her […]

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New to Neon in May

Two new crime dramas, the latest DC Multiverse adventure and the timely but belated Friday the 13th debut of Chucky will light up Neon’s schedule in May. We Own This City (Tuesdays from May 3)                     Based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, David Simon’s […]

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New to Shudder in May

Horror streaming service Shudder will premiere four original or exclusive movies next month, including The Twin, which stars A Discovery of Witches duo Teresa Palmer and Steven Cree. They play grieving parents who, following a tragic accident, relocate to the other side of the world with their surviving twin to build a new life — only for their […]

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New to Acorn TV in May

Emilia Fox (Silent Witness) plays a top British spy who starts life over in Italy in Acorn TV’s world premiere of Signora Volpe. It will stream from May 1, with new episodes debuting weekly. The titular heroine’s cases include the disappearance of the groom (and discovery of a corpse) at her niece’s wedding, the theft […]

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New to Disney+ in May

The latest Star Wars spin-off, an original series abut the Sex Pistols, and a Chip ‘n Dale reboot lead the Disney+ highlights for May. Obi-Wan Kenobi opens 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat — the downfall and corruption of his best friend […]

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