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Original Series

Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified (03/8/2021)

Though claims of extraterrestrial encounters have long been dismissed, many believe the existence of UFOs is not just likely, but a certainty.

Control Z: Season 2 (04/8/2021)

Someone intent on seeking vengeance for Luis starts targeting students and teachers at the high school as Sofía rushes to solve the latest mystery.

Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 3 (04/8/2021)

As Gotham Garage’s star rises, Mark broadens his business strategy beyond “upgrade and trade” as he courts clients with big ideas and deep pockets.

Cooking With Paris (04/8/2021)

With an anyone-can-cook attitude, Paris Hilton adds her own flair to every dish. Fun is just one edible glitter bomb away on this unique cooking show.

Hit & Run (06/8/2021)

A man searching for the truth behind his wife’s death becomes caught up in a dangerous web of secrets and intrigue stretching from New York to Tel Aviv.

Navarasa (06/8/2021)

From amusement to awe, the nine human emotions of Indian aesthetic theory are explored in this anthology series.

Bake Squad (11/8/2021)

Expert bakers elevate desserts with next-level ideas and epic execution. Now the battle is on to win over clients in need of very special sweets.

Riverdale: Season 5 (weekly from 12/08/21)

As senior year comes to a close, Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead navigate love, lust and loyalty — and even more mystery and mayhem

AlRawabi School for Girls (12/8/2021)

The bullied outcasts at prestigious Al Rawabi School for Girls plot a series of risky takedowns to get back at their tormentors.

Brand New Cherry Flavor (13/8/2021)

A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early ’90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens.

Gone for Good (13/8/2021)

Ten years after losing the two people he loved most, a man finds himself plunged into another dizzying mystery when his girlfriend suddenly vanishes.

The Kingdom (13/8/2021)

After his running mate’s murder, a controversial preacher ascends as Argentina’s presidential candidate. But nothing about him is as holy as he seems.

Valeria: Season 2 (13/8/2021)

The four friends support and lift each other up as they each make momentous decisions that will affect their respective careers and love lives.

The Defeated (18/8/2021)

In the summer of 1946, an American cop arrives in Berlin to help create a police force in the chaotic aftermath of the war.

The Chair (20/8/2021)

At a major university, the first woman of colour to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.

Everything Will Be Fine (20/8/2021)

After falling out of love, a husband and wife create unconventional rules to keep their family together for the sake of their daughter.

Open Your Eyes (25/8/2021)

In the aftermath of tragedy, a teen finds herself at a memory disorder center, where she bonds with other patients who have experienced similar traumas.

Clickbait (25/8/2021)

In this thriller, eight different points of view provide tantalising clues to the perpetrator of a gruesome crime fueled by social media.

Motel Makeover (25/8/2021)

Two budding hospitality entrepreneurs look to expand their empire by renovating an old motel in Ontario — just as the COVID-19 pandemic hits.

Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes (25/8/2021)

She’s back from the dead and has a newfound thirst for blood. Meanwhile, her family’s funeral parlor desperately needs more business. Hmm, what if…

Titletown High (27/8/2021)

A sports reality series chronicling the lives, both on and off the field, of members of the Valdosta High School football team.

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (28/8/2021)

At a crossroads, a woman moves to a seaside village where she meets a handyman intent on helping his neighbours.

Good Girls: Season 4 (31/8/2021)

Under the watchful eye of the Feds, Beth, Ruby and Annie consider the perks and pitfalls of their work — all while Dean and Stan do the same.

Sparking Joy (31/8/2021)

Global organisation icon and author Marie Kondo is back to help people transform their homes while transforming their lives in surprising and emotional ways.

Comedy Premium League (coming soon)

Four teams comprising 16 of India’s funniest entertainers engage in battles of wit and wisecracks in hopes of being crowned the ultimate comedy champs.

D.P. (coming soon)

After he’s taken under the wing of an eccentric corporal, a young Korean serviceman’s morality is tested as he tracks down deserters.

Original Film

76 (04/8/2021)

When her husband is accused of taking part in an attempted military coup, a pregnant woman helps him prove his innocence. Inspired by true events.

Vivo (06/8/2021)

A music-loving kinkajou embarks on a thrilling journey from Havana to Miami to fulfill his destiny and deliver a love song for an old friend.

The Swarm (06/8/2021)

A single mother breeds locusts as high-protein food, but has trouble getting them to reproduce — until she finds they have a taste for blood.

The Kissing Booth 3 (11/8/2021)

It’s the summer before Elle heads to college, and she’s facing the hardest decision of her life: whether to move across the country with her dreamy boyfriend Noah or fulfill her lifelong promise to go to college with her BFF Lee. Whose heart will Elle break?

Beckett (13/8/2021)

Following a tragic car accident in Greece, Beckett, an American tourist, finds himself at the centre of a dangerous political conspiracy –– and on the run for his life.

Out of my League (18/8/2021)

Tired of swiping through the dating scene with her besties in tow, a charming yet awkward woman with a rare genetic disorder sets her sights on love.

The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student (18/8/2021)

Looking to shake things up, two best friends embark on a life-changing adventure abroad as exchange students. But can they stay out of trouble?

Sweet Girl (20/8/2021)

A devoted family man vows justice against the pharmaceutical company responsible for pulling a potentially life saving drug from the market just before his wife dies from cancer.

He’s All That (27/8/2021)

Reimagines the original plot of the 1999 teen classic She’s All That: an influencer (Addison Rae) accepts a challenge to turn the school’s biggest loser (Tanner Buchanan) into prom king.

Original Comedy Series

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang (10/8/2021)

Phil Wang tackles getting older, dating again, unusual foods and other things that have been on his mind in this special filmed at the London Palladium.

Lokillo: Nothing’s the Same (12/8/2021) 

WFH, homeschooling, hand-washing, no hugs. In this post-pandemic world, comic Lokillo Florez brings much-needed laughs about life as we now know it.

Original Documentary

Pray Away (03/8/2021)

Survivors and ex-leaders of the so-called “conversion therapy” movement speak out about its harm to the LGBTQ community and its devastating persistence.

Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord (03/8/2021)

Max S. reveals how he built a drug empire from his childhood bedroom as a teen in the real story behind the series How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast).

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami (04/8/2021)

Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime saga that spanned decades.

Untold (weekly episodes from 10/8/2021)

From the creators of Wild Wild Country, comes a five-part docuseries event that brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports:

  • Malice at the Palace (10/8/2021): Directed by Floyd Russ (Zion) and featuring never-before-seen footage, the famous Pacers-Pistons brawl is unraveled by those who lived it. 
  • Deal with the Devil (18/8/2021): Directed by Laura Brownson (The Rachel Divide, Lemon), boxer Christy Martin opens up about her battles in and out of the ring. 
  • Caitlyn Jenner (24/8/2021): Directed by Crystal Moselle (Betty, The Wolfpack) and told with an extraordinary collection of never-before-seen archival footage, including reels of newly discovered Olympic footage and home videos from the Jenner family, Caitlyn Jenner traces her life with new insight.
  • Crime and Penalties (31/8/2021): Directed by Chapman Way and Maclain Way, it reveals the story of a misfit band of hockey players known as the Trashers, who were taking orders from the teenage son of an alleged mob boss

Misha and the Wolves (11/8/2021)

As a little girl, she escaped the Holocaust and lived among wolves. Or so she says. In this extraordinary story, is there room for the truth?

Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes (18/8/2021)

British serial killer Dennis Nilsen narrates his life and crimes via a series of chilling audiotapes recorded from his jail cell.

John of God: The Crimes of a Spiritual Healer (25/8/2021)

Claiming to perform miracles, medium João Teixeira de Faria rises to international fame before horrifying abuse is revealed by survivors and prosecutors.

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (25/8/2021)

The never-before-seen story behind the prolific landscape artist and host of The Joy of Painting, Bob Ross.

Kids & Family

Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 2 (10/8/2021)

More paws-itively purr-fect fun awaits as Gabby and her dollhouse friends find new ways to learn, create and celebrate in a whimsical world of joy.

Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 5: South Pacific (13/8/2021)

When Tony, the heart of the Spy Racers family, is captured by Russian arms dealers, the team travels to the South Pacific to save him, and foil a plan to take over the world in the process.

Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 5 (17/8/2021)

Whether helping out his friends or making new ones, Cory is always on the move and ready for any adventure that comes his way!

The Loud House Movie (20/8/2021)

As the middle child and only boy in the large Loud family, Lincoln struggles to feel special, but this all changes when the family travels to Scotland.

Oggy Oggy (24/8/2021)

In this colourful series made for preschoolers, Oggy is an adorable baby kitten who has silly adventures near and far with all of his friends.

Family Reunion: Part 4 (26/8/2021)

The McKellans are continuing their extended reunion with more laughs, joy, and Black family magic.

I Heart Arlo (27/8/2021)

Optimistic Arlo and his eclectic group of pals learn how to live together in a community, where everyone has their own idea of what’s fun.

Original Anime

Shaman King (09/8/2021)

Medium Yoh Asakura enters a battle tournament held every 500 years, competing with other shamans in a bid to become the all-powerful Shaman King.

Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild (12/8/2021)

In a world where humans and fearsome monsters live in an uneasy balance, young hunter Aiden fights to save his village from destruction by a dragon.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (23/8/2021)

The world of The Witcher expands in this 2D anime film that explores a powerful new threat facing the Continent.

Edens Zero (26/8/2021)

Aboard the Edens Zero, a lonely boy with the ability to control gravity embarks on an adventure to meet the fabled space goddess known as Mother.

Licensed Highlights

Joker (01/8/2021)

Get a Job (01/82021)

Spy Kids (01/8/2021)

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (01/8/2021)

Inventing David Geffen (04/8/2021)

Ije the Journey (04/8/2021)

Doctor Sleep (05/8/2021)

Last Madame S1 (06/8/2021)

Wild City: Secret World (06/8/2021)

Quam’s Money (06/8/2021)

The Crowned Clown S1 (10/8/2021)

Cats (22/8/2021)

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