While neither Stan nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Foxtel is also adding a number of hugely popular titles to their Anytime on-demand streaming. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries during the month of March.
This month Netflix is bringing the second season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, local Aussie horror The Babadook, new seasons of Archer and Mad Men and a new original true crime film called Team Foxcatcher. Here are some of the highlights:
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season 2:
When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn't think even existed anymore.
With never-before-seen home video, this film recounts the paranoid downward spiral of John E. du Pont and the murder of Olympic wrestler David Schultz
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.
A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Archer, Season 6:
At International Secret Intelligence Service no one ever shuts up. Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and intricate relationships between the ISIS agents and drones.
Here's the full list:
The Ranch, Part 1 -- April 1 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season 2 -- April 15 Ajin, Season 1 -- 12 April Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping -- April 15 Special Correspondants -- April 29 Team Foxcatcher -- April 29
Netflix Originals for Kids
Kong: King of the Apes -- April 15 Lost & Found Music Studios -- April 1
Inside Out -- April 1 Thirteen Days -- April 1 Codegirl -- April 1 Antz -- April 1 The Babadook -- April 1 Mad Men, Season 7 part 2 -- April 5 Archer, Season 6 -- April 6 The Expendables 2 -- April 15 Empire Records -- April 15 Marley and Me -- April 15 Cuckoo, Season 3 -- April 16 E.T. -- April 20 Magic Mike XXL, -- April 21
Stan's exclusive offerings this month include every episode of The Girlfriend Experience, a TV series based on the film of the same name, and Containment, premiering in April with new episodes to be released weekly. Here are the highlights:
When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives whilst local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. Trying to keep the peace on the streets is police officer Lex Carnahan, whose job is made harder by the fact his long time girlfriend and best friend are trapped within the cordoned area.
All eleven seasons, 264 episodes, of the iconic US comedy are coming to Stan. Relive all your favourite moments with Dr. Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer), his cantankerous ex-cop father and neurotic brother, Niles.
SVOD Exclusive: Dwayne Johnson stars in this action blockbuster. A magnitude 9-plus earthquake in California sees a rescue pilot and his estranged wife make their way to San Francisco to save their only daughter.
Top Gear Season 22 & Patagonia Special:
Join Clarkson, Hammond and May on a trip that takes them to the four corners of the globe, including the far reaches of Australia. Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Olly Murs feature in the Reasonably Priced Astra.
A woman returns from hospital with her face covered in bandages. Slowly but surely her young sons begin to wonder if she’s really their mother.
When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild events unfold, exposing dark secrets, deception and even murder. Starring Ben Chaplin (The Thin Red Line), Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos), Billy Zane (Twin Peaks), Steve Zahn (Dallas Buyers Club) and Romany Malco (Weeds).
Here's the full list:
Top Gear, Season 22 & Patagonia Special -- March 30 Moone Boy, Seasons 2-3 -- March 30 Masters of Sex, Season 3 -- March 31 Almost Royal -- March 31 The Musketeers -- March 31 Fraiser, Seasons 1-11 -- March 31 Louis Theroux (15 new titles) -- April 2 Hart of Dixie, Season 4 -- April 6 The Wrong Mans, Seasons 1-2 -- April 8 The Job Lot, Season 1-2 -- April 8 Dice -- April 10 The Girlfriend Experience -- April 11 The Game -- April 13 Nighty Night, Season 1-2 -- April 14 Containment -- April 20 Mad Dogs -- April 22
San Andreas -- March 31 Danny Collins -- April 7 Fighting -- April 14 Brooklyn’s Finest -- April 16 Life Happens -- April 20 Eden -- April 21 The Rewrite -- April 21 Every Secret Thing -- April 22 Women In Gold -- April 27 House At The End Of The Street -- April 27
Frances Ha -- April 1 German Angst -- April 1 Goodnight Mommy -- April 1 In The House -- April 1 The Human Centipede 3 -- April 1
With Foxtel Anytime, you can stream shows any time you want (surprisingly) although the shows have to be a part of your package already (say, the Drama package if you want to watch Game of Thrones). It's starting off strong with every single episode of both Game Of Thrones and The Walking Dead, two of Foxtel's most popular shows. They're also showing Pixels, for some reason... Here are some of the highlights:
Game Of Thrones:
Based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling series, ‘A Song of Fire and Ice’ this fantasy epic, from Hollywood heavyweight HBO, tells the ongoing saga of powerful families, kings, queens, knights and villains all playing a deadly, ‘winner-takes-all’ game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Foxtel Anytime is streaming the complete seasons 1-5, with season 6 added weekly, at the same time as the US, starting Monday, 25 April, exclusive to Foxtel.
The Walking Dead:
The American zombie-drama based on the comic book series of the same name is one of the most watched shows on subscription TV and portrays life in the weeks and months following a zombie apocalypse as a group of survivors struggle to stay alive despite constant threats from other humans as well as the ever present zombies walking among them. Seasons 1-5 are available on Foxtel Anytime with the most recent episodes from season 6 added in line with US broadcasts.
In the lead up to the highly anticipated return of Wentworth, Foxtel Anytime is streaming seasons 1-3 of the incredibly popular Foxtel drama that tells the story of life inside Wentworth correctional facility in a contemporary re-envisioning of the 1979 classic Prisoner.
Real Housewives of Melbourne:
Foxtel Anytime, keeps the drama alive with the Real Housewives of Melbourne, streaming seasons 1-3 of this hit reality show that follows Melbourne socialites through the trials and tribulations of their glamorous lives including cocktail parties, exotic getaways and champagne by the magnum.
Here's the full list of what will be available:
The Walking Dead, Seasons 1-6 -- April 1 Wentworth, Seasons 1-3 -- April 1 Band of Brothers -- April 1 Brotherhood, Seasons 1-3 -- April 1 Penny Dreadful, Seasons 1-2 -- April 1 Devil’s Playground -- April 1 Real Housewives Of Melbourne, Seasons 1-3 -- April 1 Gogglebox, Seasons 1-3 -- April 6 Fear The Walking Dead, Season 2 -- April 11 Game of Thrones, Seasons 1-6 -- April 25
Jurassic World San Andreas Pixels Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F Inside Out The Golden Compass The Parent Trap (1998) Stardust The Day The Earth Stood Still The Time Machine South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Blonde Ambition Runaway Bride What Happens in Vegas Just My Luck Boys on the Side Shutter Island The Skeleton Key Dawn of the Dead ‘71 Black Sea Far From The Madding Crowd Eyes Wide Shut NellDanny Collins The Rewrite Hot Pursuit The Book of Life The Jungle Book 1&2 The Fox and the Hound 1&2 George of the Jungle 2 The Aristocats Stuart Little Four Brothers GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra A Few Best Men Kings of Mykonos Chocolat Footloose Post Grad Along Came a Spider Snitch Whiteout Woman in Gold People Places Things Billy Elliot Gran Torino Harry Potter (every film) – Apr 1 - 23
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