Media Release: Thursday November 16, 2017
Foxtel’s 25 Days of Drama
Relive the best of television drama from 2017
Foxtel knows what you really want this Christmas – to binge on the greatest dramas from 2017! Foxtel is screening the most-watched drama series from the past year starting from December 1 and playing every day at 10am on BoxSets and across multiple channels including showcase, BBC First, FX, 13th Street, Universal Channel and Discovery.
Over 25 days in the lead up to Christmas, relax and watch full seasons of award-winning dramas including local hits Wentworth S5, A Place to Call Home S5, The Kettering Incident, and Secret City. BoxSets and showcase will also feature HBO’s Big Little Lies, The Night Of, Game of Thrones S7, Westworld, The Leftovers S3, The Deuce, and Quarry.
A stand out for 2017, Big Little Lies starring Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon should be on the “must watch” list for this year. Big Little Lies took home five Primetime Emmy Awards this year including the coveted Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series. The series is based on the book with the same name by New York Times bestselling Australian author, Liane Moriarty.
Game of Thrones continues to be the most watched drama series in the world and its latest instalment Season 7 was no exception. With an expected wait time of over a year for the eighth and final season, don’t miss your opportunity to experience the scheming and power-plays of Westeros’ most influential families.
BBC First will air its high quality drama series Top of the Lake: China Girl, Doctor Foster S2, Taboo, SS:GB, Victoria S2, Call The Midwife S6, and The Collection.
Top of the Lake: China Girl gained attention from critics and audiences across the globe for all the right reasons. Nicole Kidman joined lead actress Elisabeth Moss and a stellar Australian and international cast to bring to life this thrilling story of emotional and physical exploitation happening right in the centre of Sydney’s leafy streets and famous beaches.
From showcase’s impressive stable of binge-worthy dramas tune in to see Outlander S3, Ray Donovan S5, The Affair S3, Mr Robot S3, Feud: Bette and Joan, Shots Fired, Black Sails S4, Orange is the New Black S5, The Americans S5, American Crime S3, Nashville S5, Bates Motel S5, Into The Badlands S2, and Hap and Leonard S2.
FX will play its smash hit zombie series The Walking Dead S8a, along with its spin-off Fear the Walking Dead S3b, and popular dramas Legion S1, Kingdom S3, and Outcast S2.
Universal Channel will air its cult-favourite Suits S7a, plus Shades of Blue S2, and also Vera S7, and Line of Duty S4 from 13th Street.
Discovery Channel will play Harley and the Davidsons and The Challenger Disaster.
The majority of these first rate drama series will also be available to watch On Demand on both Foxtel and Foxtel Now. For a full schedule visit foxtel.com.au/tvguide.