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, 17 Feb 2020
Returning for a new season in 2020, the show that puts the 'real' back into reality TV. A new decade of fascinating, moving and authentic stories sharing the stories of extraordinary Australians. New Series return 17/2/20.
Join the NBL in commending this year's MVP and award winners, as well as performances from Australia's best entertainers. This prestigious event recognises winners in 10 categories before crowning this season's MVP.
Series, Australia, English, Basketball, Entertainment, Society & Culture, Special, Sport
The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the world's surface. It is larger than all Earth's land combined, holds half our water and hides the deepest corners of our planet. This series moves throughout the Pacific Ocean to present a broad range of locations, species, natural phenomena and behaviours.
Daniel Dae Kim
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Nature
Like many others affected by sickle cell, the Obando family faced a double whammy: not one but two children with the disease, Helen and her older sister, Haylee. They lived with one hope for a cure, a dangerous and sometimes fatal bone marrow transplant usually reserved for those with a healthy sibling as a match.
Series, United States, English, Current Affairs, Documentary, Medical, Real Life, Science & Tech, Society & Culture
TV host, journalist, and self-confessed quiz junkie Jennifer Byrne returns to SBS as quizmaster. Each episode of Celebrity Mastermind will see one celebrity advance to the Grand Final and eventually compete against the other winners for the prestigious title of Celebrity Mastermind.
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Game Show, Society & Culture
Explore the history of country music - from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity - and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it 'America?s Music'. Directed by Ken Burns.
Directed by Ken Burns.
Series, United States, English, Arts & Culture, Documentary, Music, Society & Culture
Cycling: NRS: Melbourne To Warrnambool Classic - Highlights
Sun, 23 Feb 2020
Cycling: NRS: Melbourne To Warrnambool Classic - Highlights
All the best moments and highlights from the NRS Cycling Classics - Melbourne to Warrnambool. The race started in 1895 and is Australia's oldest one day race and the world's second-oldest one day race, after the Li?ge?Bastogne?Li?ge Classic.
In Donk racing, show-quality, classic Chevys with huge, heavy rims compete for big money. Sage 'Donkmaster' Thomas is the king of the sport. Every week, he goes to a new city, calls out its fastest drivers and smokes them down the track on Donkmaster.
Sage 'Donkmaster' Thomas
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Society & Culture
Set during the height of the Celtic Tiger financial boom of the millennium, it focuses on two murder investigations led by ambitious and charismatic Detectives Rob Reilly (Killian Scott) and Cassie Maddox (Sarah Greene). The victims - a young talented ballerina and a vivacious free-spirited woman are seemingly unrelated, but as we will discover, are knitted together by powerful shared themes - the macabre 'red in tooth and claw' elements of both stories, and their heart-thumping psychological thriller qualities.
Sarah Greene, Killian Scott, Michael D'Arcy
Series, United Kingdom, English, Crime, Drama, Mini Series, Mystery, Thriller
Dick Strawbridge, a retired colonel, and his soon-to-be wife, Angel Adoree, a lover of all things vintage, have found an old 45 room castle, complete with moat, in France. Of course, it needs a lot of work. The couple takes us along as they get busy with this massive project, and their upcoming nuptials.
Flavours of Tohoku is a two-part exploration of Japans' northern region, showcasing the age-old culture through the lens of its diverse and mesmerising food. Hopping on and off the region's train lines, VICE host Bridie Shepherd traverses the wild forests and mountains of the northernmost point of Honshu island, with each stop offering an opportunity to immerse herself in Tohoku's majestic culture.
Series, Australia, English, Cooking, Food/Wine, Mini Series, Society & Culture, Travel
Back for brand new adventures in 2020, the show that takes you around the globe to uncover fascinating and in-depth stories. The ABC's foreign correspondents report on real international stories and the people involved. Series Return 18/2/20.
It had to happen. In the world of reality television, nothing is not TV-worthy - not even watching other people watch television. Perhaps we have too much time on our hands. And now it's here in Oz. Find out what other people think about the shows we watch. Apparently it's fascinating.
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Real Life
The Australian Ladies Classic Bonville is a golf tournament co-sanctioned by Australian Ladies Professional Golf Tour and the Ladies European Tour first played in 2018. It is played at the Bonville Golf Resort in Bonville, New South Wales, Australia.
Food and history clash as ten of the BBC's best-known chefs and cooks are on a mission to popularise traditional British produce. Renowned chefs such as Glynn Purnell, James Martin and Ainsley Harriott travel across the United Kingdom to bring the classics back to life, but with new and improved modern produce.
Glynn Purnell, James Martin, Ainsley Harriott
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Entertainment, Food/Wine
Every day, fourteen banks are robbed in the US by people who see a shortcut to making all their problems go away. Get ready to learn the rules of How To Rob A Bank from the perpetrators who are about to tell their stories for the first time.
Series, United States, English, Crime, Documentary, Finance, Society & Culture
Insight is Australia's leading forum for ideas and powerful first-person stories, offering a unique perspective on news and current affairs. Each week, Gold Walkley award-winning journalist Jenny Brockie drives a discussion that examines a single topic. Insight brings together in one forum people with personal experience on an issue as well as experts and those with strong opinions.
Series, Australia, English, Current Affairs, Talk Show
Marco Mur is an attractive, successful businessman who is haunted by the ghosts from his past. Although he tries hard to scare them away, he only finds comfort in sports and his membership in a private club where people give free reign to their wildest erotic fantasies without fear of falling in love, as everyone has to wear a mask to hide their faces. But everything changes when Marco meets Carol, the new educational psychologist who looks after his estranged brother. Through her, Marco will meet his worst enemy - himself.
Mario, Casas, Jon Arias, Oscar Casas, Ingrid Garcia Jonsson
Series, Spain, Spanish, English Subtitles, Adult, Drama
With highly respected TV host, journalist, and self-confessed quiz junkie Jennifer Byrne at the helm, this program places contenders in the iconic Mastermind chair and gives them two tense minutes to answer as many questions as possible on their chosen specialist subject.
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Game Show
This incredible two-part series, which required two years of planning and high-level negotiations, grants presenter Michael Palin and his team unprecedented access to the reclusive country of North Korea.
Covering more than 1,300 miles in just over a week, Palin travels from the capital Pyongyang to the snowy peaks of Mount Paektu, interviewing locals and understanding what it's like to live there, experiencing North Korea in a way most Westerners will have never previously seen.
2020, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Mini Series, Real Life, Society & Culture
Many of us live by beliefs that collapse under the weight of investigation. Popular conceptions are either revealed as misconceptions or enshrined in truth. With hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, then from 2017 on Jon Lung and Brian Louden!
Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage, Jon Lung, Brian Louden
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Entertainment, Science & Tech
Project Blue Book is based on the true, top-secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and related phenomena conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1969. Dr. J. Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen), a brilliant yet underappreciated college professor, is recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead a clandestine operation. Along with his partner, the debonair Air Force Captain Michael Quinn (Michael Malarkey), he is summoned to investigate UFO sightings around the country, and use science to discover what really happened.
Directed by David O'Leary. Aidan Gillen, Michael Malarkey, Laura Mennell
Series, United States, English, Drama, Historical, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rachel Khoo shares her unique and modern take on the fresh and flavoursome food of Sweden. Join Rachel at her charming, traditional wooden house in the Swedish countryside, where she puts her twist on local recipes, preparing delicious, healthy food that's easy for anyone to cook at home.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine, Lifestyle
Award-winning reporter Sarah Ferguson presents Revelation, a ground-breaking documentary series on the criminal priests and brothers of the Catholic Church, their crimes laid bare for the first time in their own words.
Leah Remini stunned the world by abruptly leaving Scientology after 34 years. But that was only the beginning. In 2015, her memoir Troublemaker broke all records in media - it was declared a blockbuster by the New York Times, immediately landing atop their bestseller list. As a reluctant advocate, she will help rescue Scientologists desperate to leave the Church. She'll also tell the story of her dramatic and often painful personal journey through Scientology, from joining at age 9 to abruptly leaving in 2013.
Series, United States, English, Biography, Cult, Documentary, Religion, Society & Culture
Greig Pickhaver (HG Nelson) is on a mission to discover the secrets of some of Australia's most iconic cities. Travelling to Fremantle, Fitzroy and Bondi, Pickhaver uncovers the hidden history and unsung residents who've helped shape these places into the cities they are today.
Series, Australia, English, Documentary, Society & Culture, Travel
Inspired by true events; a woman escaping a cult, a refugee fleeing with his family, a father trapped in a dead-end job, and a bureaucrat on the verge of a national scandal find their lives intertwined in an immigration detention centre.
Surf Life Saving: Australian Interstate Championships
Sun, 16 Feb 2020
Surf Life Saving: Australian Interstate Championships
Australia's finest Surf Lifesavers represent their State and showcase their lifesaving skills in an elite lifesaving sports competition. The Australian Interstate Championships see the best of the best battle it out in IronMan and IronWoman racing, board races, ski races, taplin relays, rescue events, beach flags and beach sprints, all to help their State and team to compete to the best of their ability. Interstates is about State pride, team spirit and most of all, having a lot of fun.
A global beacon of pride and inclusion, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is one of the world's largest and most-loved LGBTQI celebrations, providing an opportunity to commemorate a universal message of diversity and equal rights.
Series, Australia, English, Adult, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Live, Society & Culture
In this supernatural thriller, an ominous cloud meets a supersized wave during a surfing competition, engulfing the participants in one fell swoop. When the cloud dissipates and the water settles, the surfers are nowhere to be seen. Five hours later, they reappear safe and sound but with no recollection of their disappearance. One by one, the returning surfers discover that they have been changed by the event, each now possessing exceptional and inexplicable powers. With the town united in fear, waiting for another wave to strike, scientist Ben Lebon makes an amazing discovery concerning the mysterious cloud hovering over the ocean a discovery that has far reaching consequence for all of Brizan?s residents.
Marie Dompnier, Lola Dewaere, David Kammenos, Arnaud Binard, Capucine Valmary
Series, France, French, English Subtitles, Drama, Mini Series, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Conrad Hawkins is a brand new doctor, chock full of idealism is assigned to brilliant senior resident, Randolph Bell, who has seen too much, and knows more than any human being should. In this uneasy partnership, much is taught and learned on both sides, and lives are saved on a daily basis.
Olivia Andrews is a firm believer in ensuring we have the right amount of meat and vegetables in our diets. Calling it the New Flexitarianism, it's all about getting the proportions of the portions right for a better and healthier life.
Richard Ayoade wants to make travelling more fun, more efficient, and less tedious. In this four-part series, he shows us how to have the most culturally efficient holiday possible...with all the boring bits taken out.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Entertainment, Travel
Hosted by Rob Brydon two comedy teams go head-to-head revealing amazing stories about themselves; some are true and some are not. The aim of the game is to fool the opposition and get them to guess whether it's fact or fiction. FTA Premiere 15/2/20.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Comedy, Entertainment, Game Show