A selection of the new and returning series coming soon to free-to-air TV in the coming weeks that we think you should know about. For IceTV members, there's no need to wait. You can already set them to automatically record at home when they arrive.
Mon, 2 Aug 2021
Series return 2/8/21. Putting the 'real' back into reality TV, the award-winning series with no narrator and no agendas - just authentic stories told in people's own words. Immerse yourself in the life of an extraordinary Australian
New series commencing 16/8/21. This compelling four-part special Beyond the Towers tracks the US led response to the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York City and Washington D.C and the subsequent unravelling of the Middle East.
New series premiere 22/7/21. The US-Mexico border is known for two things - violence and smuggling. Americans talk about the border as a line that protects them from crime, drugs, and other bad things they see as Mexican problems. But the truth is, in many ways, the reverse.
New Series 20/08/21.AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson meets some of the biggest names in music to share stories about what life is really like on the road. First up is Dolly Parton, who Brian visits at her base in Nashville.
New series 8 commencing 13/8/21. In this final season of the series, Jake and the squad must try to balance their personal lives and their
professional lives over the course of a very difficult year. The eighth instalment will tackle the Black Lives Matter movement, the worldwide pandemic, and the New York first responders at the frontline of the crisis.
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Andre Braugher, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti, Dirk Blocker, Joel McKinnon Miller
Series, United States, English, Comedy, Crime, Drama
New series commencing 27/7/21. Twenty-something Nicholas is left to take care of his two teenage half-sisters after the death of their father. Now his sisters realise that their neurotic, ill-equipped brother is all they have.
Curtis searches for inspiration in the vineyards, countryside, and shore of the Margaret River region in the southwest corner of Australia. He meets with a rancher raising grass-fed Shorthorn cattle, fishes for marron, visits winemaker Vanya Cullen's biodynamic vineyard, and forages for coastal herbs with local chef Paul 'Yoda' Iskov.
New Series Premieres 8/8/21. The golden age of small arms production began in the early 1800s with the invention of the modern cartridge, which combined the percussion cap, the propellant and the projectile into one small, but lethal package. Accuracy, power and loading speed all took a quantum leap forward.
New series 24/7/21. Hemingway enjoys an idyllic childhood in Oak Park, Illinois but, yearning for adventure, volunteers for the Red Cross during WWI. He marries Hadley Richardson, moves to Paris and begins his life as a writer. In Paris, Hemingway publishes In Our Time and The Sun Also Rises. He finds critical and commercial success with his second novel, A Farewell to Arms.
New season 4 premieres 30/7/21. Waste not, want not is all well and good but these people's need to hang onto possessions, whether they are useful or not, has entered the realm of the pathological. As houses and relationships crumble around them, the obsessive desire to hoard remains. Only the intervention of a team of professionals lies between them and complete chaos.
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Real Life
New series 12/8/21. Simon revisits some of those amazing encounters, from the Burmese human rights campaigner who took him on a dangerous undercover mission into the country in 2010, to the homeless woman he met living inside a railway bridge just a few miles from the glamorous streets of Hollywood.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Adventure, Documentary, Travel
Childhood friends Damian Duffy, a certified wilderness guide, and Matt Hoffmann, a wildlife photographer, trek deep into the world's most dangerous areas, in their search for answers to nature's most compelling mysteries.
Damian Duffy, Matt Hoffman
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Real Life
New series 2 commencing 23/7/21. Janina's in Crete on the trail of the millionaire who discovered the mythical palace of the Minotaur and the first Western Civilisation - but who is now mired in controversy.
New season premiere 4/8/21. The multi-award-winning ABC comedy series returns for a fourth season. It's a time of change in Rosehaven and while Daniel seems to be managing it best, it might be Emma, despite her playful misadventures, who offers the most grown up advice.
New series commencing 27/7/21. A mysterious journal belonging to the first official witness to the legendary Roswell crash, Major Jesse Marcel, is handed to former CIA Operative Ben Smith from his grandchildren to decipher. Is there something in it that could unlock the true story of what hurtled into the arid New Mexican landscape in July 1947?
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Mystery
With the latest season of the American Bachelor franchise hitting over ten million viewers for a single episode, the search for Miss Right, it seems, has a universal appeal. So it's time to come up with a local version. Australia's most marriage-worthy man is in the market for a spouse, and there is no shortage of candidates for his hand in televisually blessed holy matrimony.
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Real Life, Romance
For fifty thousand years, humans have grappled with the question - why are we here? Scientists have sought out the evidence. This is the story of how chemistry shaped our
planet and gave rise to all life on earth.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Science
New series commencing 15/8/21. In 1986, ambitious reporter Dale and "difficult" newsreader Helen are thrown together in the cutthroat world of commercial TV news. Their first story: the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
New series premiering 21/7/21. Pedro travels into the heart of the Amazon to discover the changing world of the Ribeirinho, the river people of Brazil, and is invited on a terrifying search for the black caiman.
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Nature