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.
Sat, 4 Apr 2020
Alone in the United States' boldest and longest survival experiment ever captured for television. It places ten hardcore survivalists alone in the Patagonian wilderness - no camera crew, no teams, no producers - on a single mission to stay alive. At stake is $500,000 awarded to the person who can last the longest. They will face extreme isolation and psychological distress as they plunge into the unknown, self-documenting their experience.
Nicole Apelian, Dan, David
Series, United States, English, Adventure, Documentary, Real Life, Travel
Explore Tasmania's outstanding food and travel offerings with Tasmanian TV chef Ben Milbourne takes a road trip to meet the island's best food and tourism operators and find out how Tasmania wins so many awards.
Thailand is a place where holiday dreams and disasters meet, and the thick of the action can be found at Bangkok Airport. With unparalleled access to all aspects of the airport, meet the quirky Thai characters and international travellers passing through Bangkok to embark on adventures of a lifetime.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Real Life, Travel
Italian cuisine is so much more than pizza and pasta - but there's still lots of tasty pasta in Bonacini's Italy. Famed chef Michael Bonacini cooks his way through 15 Italian regions, exploring the flavours and textures that make these areas unique. Each episode takes us through an entire meal from one region, from antipasto, soup, or salad, to delicious primo, succulent secondo, and even sometimes a decadent dolce. Set in a warm, contemporary kitchen, Michael shows viewers how to make sumptuous Italian fare.
They may officially be known as Fugitive Recovery Agents now, but there was a time when they were known as Bounty Hunters and reviled on both sides of the law. Follow the Enforcer, the Huntress, the Don, Teddy Bear and the Chaser as they hunt down the bad guys the law let get away.
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Real Life
Every week five strangers take it in turns to throw a dinner party, but this is no ordinary supper as the guests are secretly scoring the host. At the end of the week the top-scoring host wins a cash prize of one thousand pounds.
Dave Lamb, Lesley Joseph, Bill Buckley
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine, Game Show, Lifestyle, Real Life
From backstage controversies to mysterious deaths and unsolved homicides, this series explores the darkest stories from the golden age of professional wrestling, and tries to find truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality.
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Mystery, Real Life, Society & Culture
Food Factory USA takes a behind-the-scenes look at the industrial production lines of major food companies across the United States, and finds out how some of the most-popular mass produced food items are actually made.
Colleen Rusholme, Todd Schick, Daniel Nadler
Series, United States, English, Cooking, Documentary, Food/Wine
From Venice to Genoa, Gino D'Acampo is on a breathtaking journey across his homeland of Italy. Travelling from the coast inwards, Gino showcases the diversity of Italy's coastline and how it influences the food, culture, and recipes of each region uniquely.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Cooking, Food/Wine, Lifestyle, Travel
Architect Chris Moller returns for another season of Grand Designs New Zealand, to share more stories of creative and enterprising New Zealanders who take on the challenge of building their own unique and inspirational homes.
Series, New Zealand, English, Documentary, Lifestyle
Cancer surgeon Dr Richard Babor embarks on a journey to sort science from superstition to find out what we can do to reduce our cancer risk. He explores how our diets, lifestyle choices, technologies, and environments can help us prevent cancer.
Dr Richard Babor
Series, New Zealand, English, Documentary, Lifestyle, Medical, Science & Tech
Jamie Oliver pitches some unique culinary tips, and super-flexible recipes tailored to ingredients found in everyday kitchens, with a view to inspire some tasty yet healthy distractions during the unprecedented global lockdown.
Can cutting edge science make you more intelligent, live for longer, function without sleep, in short, improve your life? In this three-part series, Michael Mosley goes on a scientific journey of discovery to see if science really can improve his life. From trying to improve his IQ to gain a place at Mensa, to living a 24-hour lifestyle, Michael's journey sees him play video games, go without sleep and use his own cells in experiments, all in the name of science.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Medical, Mini Series, Science & Tech, Society & Culture
Online reviews can make or break a business. VICE journalist Taji Ameen visits businesses to see if they're as bad as the internet says. He gets his colon cleaned, teeth whitened, nipple pierced and visits a psychic, dating coach, strip club and fourteen more businesses plagued by bad reviews to see if they are as bad as their reviews make them out to be.
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Lifestyle, Real Life, Society & Culture
Professor Oak is off to the Unova Region, along with Ash and his mum, and Ash encounters a whole new set of Pokemon, unlike any he has ever seen before. He needs to capture them to supplement his existing team of Pikachu, Iris and Cilan, so that they can prevail against Unova's Gym Leaders. Will he finally achieve his dream to become a Pokemon Master?
Years after being dragged behind a truck and left for dead by her brother and his gang, Katherine Harlow, sets out to take revenge. She re-emerges as Doris Quinn and begins her journey of vengeance against the powerful gang that tried to kill her.
Abigail Spencer, Rodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud, Rhys Wakefield
Series, United States, English, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Teams comprising of professional crews specialising in 50-foot catamarans, fight for their country's honour on the water. Five events over the course of the year put the crews through their paces in the most iconic harbours on the planet. The host cities for this series are Sydney, San Francisco, New York, Cowes, and Marseilles.
One of Britain's most iconic landmarks, during its 950-year history the Tower of London has been home to kings, traitors, bureaucrats and exotic animals, and has stood constant as part of London's skyline throughout the plague, the Great Fire and the bombs of the Blitz. In the present day, its only residents are the Yeoman Warders, known as 'Beefeaters', who work within its walls and act as guides for visitors. In this series they allow cameras to explore areas usually off-limits, and explain both the most famous and lesser-known aspects of the tower's long history.
Series, United States, English, Documentary, Historical, Society & Culture
Detective Rabbit and his new partner Strauss are sent to investigate the murder of another young women that doesn't appear that unusual until they notice a second bullet hole and a mysterious symbol on her make-up compact.
Takeshi's Castle is a Thai revival of the cult classic Japanese comedy game show. The evil Shogun Takeshi has kidnapped Princess Woonsen and imprisoned her in his castle. Contestants aim to storm Takeshi's castle and free her.
Series, Thailand, Taiwanese, English Subtitles, Entertainment, Game Show, Variety
From the creators of the multi award-winning 'The Good Wife', Robert and Michelle King, comes this new 10-part series. Picking up one year after the events of the final episode of 'The Good Wife', an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of young lawyer, Maia Rindell (Rose Leslie), while simultaneously wiping out her godmother Diane Lockhart's (Christine Baranski) savings. Forced out of Lockhart & Lee, they join Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo) at one of Chicago's preeminent law firms.
Christine Baranski, Rose Leslie, Erica Tazel, Cush Jumbo
Elise Strachan goes on a tantalising and flavour-filled exploration of the international desserts trending online, made right here in Australia by a diverse array of multicultural experts. She reveals the most drooled over desserts on social media from awe-inspiring jelly art to giant brioche and shows how to recreate them at home with the help of talented local innovators who are reinventing the classics from their home countries.
Towering pyramids. Chambers of treasure. Dramatic rituals. This fascinating series travels back over 3,000 years to retrace the final 100 days of ancient Egypt's most legendary pharaoh - Tutankhamun.
Find out what daily life was like for the 19-year-old king as he ruled over one of the ancient world's most advanced civilisations. Learn how his sudden death caused panic among royal officials. And follow the footsteps of Howard Carter, the intrepid archaeologist who first uncovered Tutankhamun's gold-filled tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
Dan Snow, Raksha Dave, John Sergeant
Series, United Kingdom, English, Arts & Culture, Biography, Documentary, Historical, Society & Culture
Erik and Adam are identical twin brothers, living completely different lives. Erik is a broke surfer bum, Adam a successful family and businessman. When Erik seeks out his brother for the first time in 15 years, a quarrel ends with Erik and Adam's wife, Ingrid, accidentally killing Adam. To avoid getting arrested for murder and save his brother's family, Erik takes over Adam's identity. It soon turns out that the biggest challenge is not avoiding getting caught - it's pretending to be someone you're not.
Set in contemporary France, this Anglo-French reimagining of H. G. Wells' classic in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.
L?a Drucker, Gabriel Byrne, Adel Bencherif
Series, United Kingdom, English, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi