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.
New series commencing 5/5/21. Art Works is a new weekly half-hour show dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of the arts in Australia. Hosted by arts broadcaster Namila Benson, each week it will aim to reset the national artistic conversation featuring a palette of ideas to include everyone.
Khafaji's first important lead into Sawsan's whereabouts is given to him by his younger daughter, Mrouj, who confesses that Sawsan had been earning dollars translating papers for the Coalition Authority. Mrouj also gives him the name of Sawsan's university professor: Zubeida Rashid. But when he doorsteps her at the university, the Professor evades Khafaji's questioning.
New Series 2 commencing 9/4/21. Food writer and passionate home cook Silvia Colloca feels most Italian when she is in her kitchen. She still bakes with her mother, shares good food with friends and of course, cooks for her family. But if you don't have a treasured dowry of Italian home cooking know-how passed on to you from generations of Nonnas and Mammas, relax, because Silvia does and she's ready to share it.
A new British thriller commencing 21/4/21. A house fire devastates a close-knit community after a seemingly happy family die in the blaze. Further investigation reveals something more sinister, and the villagers must pick through the ashes to find answers.
David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Matthew McNulty, Anna Madeley
New Series 3 commencing 15/4/21. Josh Futturman feels stuck in his dead-end job as a janitor so all he really does is play Biotic Wars, an unbeatable videogame the rest of the world has given up on. But when Josh beats the game, mysterious visitors from the future appear - the world is in danger, and Josh is the only one who can save it.
Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson, Haley Joel Osment
Series, United States, English, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
New Series commencing 10/4/21. The HMS Queen Elizabeth is a ship of record-breaking proportions with cutting edge naval and aerial engineering. Find out how pioneering historic designs made the seemingly impossible, possible.
A complaint of sexual abuse in a wealthy area of Santiago shakes everyone. While the student girls protest, Blanca Ibarra, their leader, goes missing. The police look for leads and Blancaâ€™s sister gets involved in a dangerous online game to help them. Out of the blues, a video of the missing girl is leaked on the network - the police fear itâ€™s too late for her.
Daniela Vega, Antonia Zegers, Maria Gracia Omegna, Alberto Guerra
Series, Chile, Spanish, English Subtitles, Crime, Drama
Series return 6/4/21. As Australia's older population increases, so too will the issues that affect their health and happiness. Could the solution to a better life for older Australians be as simple as spending time with 4-year olds?
Hosted by legendary UK comedian Bill Bailey, Patriot Brains is a brand new trans-Tasman comedy panel show that sees Australian and New Zealand comedians battle it out to determine once and for all, who's best - Kiwis or Aussies?
New SBS Series commencing 12/4/21. Comedian Susan Calman starts her journey around Edinburgh and Scotland's stunning East Coast. Edinburgh is a city she has visited many times as a performer at the Festival Fringe but now she has the opportunity to get behind the scenes. Starting at the iconic castle dominating the city skyline, she gets behind the scenes access to the firing of the 1 o'clock gun and discovers the secret hiding place of Scotland's crown jewels during WWII.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Travel
New Series 3 commencing 19/4/21. 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
New series commencing 18/4/21. Adam, Myf and Alan are back! For a Spicks and Specks special celebrating Ausmusic month, joining them are panellists Missy Higgins, Brian Mannix, and comedians Rove and Nina Oyama.
Series, Australia, English, Entertainment, Game Show, Music
New series commencing 22/4/21. Starting his journey in the Western Islands of the Torres Strait, Aaron Fa'aoso meets an old friend. As well as warriors, sailors, and fishermen, the island of Badu is also home to some amazing cooks.
New series commencing 19/4/21. Top chef Colin Fassnidge and much-loved tv and radio personality Yumi Stynes drop by The Cook Up kitchen to cook with Adam Liaw and show what they serve for their very own family dinner.
New Series 14/4/21. Popular revolt. Our obsession with the self. Modern nationalism. In this series, Simon Schama reveals how these ideas, forged by the Romantics during a century-long revolution in art and culture, still impact our lives today.
Series, United Kingdom, English, Arts & Culture, Documentary
New series commencing 22/4/21. In his first year and a half as President, Donald Trump falls out spectacularly with some of America's oldest allies as he relentlessly pursues his 'America First' agenda.
Series 2 commencing 24/4/21. Filmed in various US Cities this show presents a diverse lineup of comedians who are thought to be on the verge of discovery as the Next Big Thing! Hilarious and outrageous performances where nothing is off limits!
What happens when the go-to man - the sanest individual in psych ward - begins to lose his grip? When the person people rely on most, loses control? Set in the haunting and majestic Blue Mountains, Wakefield explores the fine line between sanity and madness. Powering the show is an intriguing psychological mystery that unfolds across eight episodes, driving to an unforgettable, emotional climax.