Media Release: Tuesday January 21, 2020
What to watch on Foxtel On Demand this Australia Day Long Weekend
The best Australian Movies, Documentaries and Lifestyle shows streaming now
Get ready for a long weekend of fun and sun this Australia Day on Foxtel with documentaries, movies and lifestyle showcasing some of the best from around the country.
Tune in from today to see the History channel’s favourite local documentaries including all three seasons of Coast hosted by Neil Oliver, The Pacific in the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill, Aussie Inventions That Changed The World, Shack Life, and Men of Wood & Foam. All four seasons of Outback Wrangler and the Only in Oz series both from National Geographic, and Australia with Simon Reeve from BBC Earth. From Sunday January 26 at 8.30pm, History will make available The Extraordinary Tale Of William Buckley which explores the remarkable true story of the escaped convict who lived with Wathaurong, an Aboriginal tribe in south-eastern Australia long before white colonisation.
To see the most beautiful homes and renovations from all parts of Australia, the Lifestyle channel offers an “Aussie Living” collection available now streaming On Demand including every episode of audience favourites Selling Houses Australia, Love it or list it Australia, Grand Designs Australia, and Location, Location, Location Australia; alongside Find Me A Beach House and Building Australia showcasing uniquely Australian lifestyles and locations.
Foxtel Movies is hosting two streaming On Demand collections “Aussies in Hollywood” and “Home Grown” both starting on January 23 to celebrate Australian actors and Australian films. Aussies in Hollywood features over 40 Hollywood films starring Australian actors including Cold Mountain; The Wolverine; The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button; A Knight’s Tale; Days of Thunder; Eyes Wide Shut; Rush; Boy Erased; Lethal Weapon; Snow White And The Huntsman; Bridesmaids; Hereditary; Hulk; and many more.
Home Grown showcases over 30 uniquely Aussie films including Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert; Rabbit-Proof Fence; Australia; The Reef; Kenny; Mad Max 2: Road Warrior; Puberty Blues; Ladies In Black; Babe; and many more.
These shows are available to stream for Foxtel viewers who subscribe to the entertainment, documentary and movie channels. These titles are On Demand via internet connected iQ3 and iQ4 boxes, on devices with Foxtel Go, and via Foxtel Now. The iQ4 is Foxtel’s most advanced streaming set top box, designed with smarter features to make finding and streaming your Foxtel favourites easier than ever, while also delivering Foxtel’s dedicated 4K channel to subscribers with a compatible 4K TV.