The headlines isn’t to trick you into clicking on this, it is actually, a fact that Showmax has some great international series cooked up this month. Don’t believe us? See for yourself below:
WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY| Binge now, first on Showmax Among Rotten Tomatoes’ Most Anticipated Series of 2022, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty dramatises the professional and personal lives of the players and coaches of one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties – a team that defined an American era, both on and off the basketball court.
PEACEMAKER | Binge now, first on Showmax John Cena reprises his Critics Choice Super Award-nominated role as Peacemaker, fighting for peace at any cost – no matter how many people he has to kill to get it. The hotly anticipated first series in the DC Extended Universe, HBO Max’s Peacemaker picks up where The Suicide Squad movie left off, with Peacemaker returning home after recovering from his encounter with Bloodsport – only to discover that his freedom comes at a price.
STATION ELEVEN | Binge now Named Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Series at the 2022 Critics Choice Super Awards, Station Eleven follows the scattered survivors of a devastating global pandemic as they attempt to rebuild the world anew and hold on to the best of what’s been lost.
WESTWORLD S4 | Weekly from 27 June, first on Showmax One of Rotten Tomatoes’ most anticipated series of 2022, Westworld is a dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on Earth. As Rotten Tomatoes says, “We have no idea what’s in store for Westworld’s fourth season, which is exactly how the producers of the sci-fi killer-robot series like it.
MY BRILLIANT FRIEND S3: THOSE WHO LEAVE AND THOSE WHO STAY | Binge from 9 June, first on Showmax The Italian drama series My Brilliant Friend returns for a third season, based on Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, the third book in author Elena Ferrante’s bestselling Neapolitan Novels series, which follows the coming-of-age story of two young women growing up on the outskirts of Naples during the latter half of the 20th century.
UPRISING | Binge now From Oscar-winning filmmaker Sir Steve McQueen (Small Axe, 12 Years a Slave) and BAFTA nominee James Rogan (Putin: A Russian Spy Story, Monty Python: The Meaning of Live), Uprising recently won the 2022 BAFTA Award for Best Factual Series. The three-part BBC miniseries tells the extraordinary story of three intertwined events from 1981: the New Cross Fire, which killed 13 young Black people; the Black People’s Day of Action; and the Brixton riots – turning points that would go on to define race relations in the UK for a generation.
MAYANS M.C. S4 | Binge from 15 June, first on Showmax A spin-off of the acclaimed biker gang drama Sons of Anarchy, Mayans M.C. S4 brings the threat of all-out war after the failed attempt to join the charters under a single king.
LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME | Binge now Emmy nominee Christopher Meloni reprises his iconic Law & Order: Special Victims Unit role as Elliot Stabler in the hit spinoff Law & Order: Organized Crime. Searching for justice as he tries to piece his life back together, Stabler joins the NYPD’s Organized Crime Task Force, led by Sergeant Ayanna Bell (Danielle Moné Truitt), to go after NYC’s most powerful crime syndicate.
DEVILS S2 | Binge now, first on Showmax Emmy nominee Patrick Dempsey (McDreamy in Grey’s Anatomy) and Venice and Berlin winner Alessandro Borghi (Suburra) co-star in Devils, an adaptation of the bestselling book by Italian trader Guido Maria Brera – an insider’s look at the world of millionaire investment bankers.
SHINING VALE | Binge now, first on Showmax In Shining Vale, a dysfunctional family moves to a small town, not realising their new house has a terrible history. No one seems to notice anything weird except for Pat (Emmy nominee Courteney Cox, aka Monica in Friends).
SUPERSTORE S6 | Binge now The Cloud 9 staff find themselves fielding panic buying, personal space issues, and suddenly being considered pandemic heroes as Superstore launches into its final season and crosses the 100-episode mark in the process.
THE BAY S2 | Binge now
British police drama The Bay is back for a second season. Demoted to Detective Constable following her suspension, Lisa Armstrong (three-time BAFTA Scotland nominee Morven Christie from Grantchester) takes on a new investigation after a solicitor is shot on his doorstep, while her personal life becomes complicated when Andy (BAFTA nominee Joe Absolom from A Confession), her ex-husband and the father of her kids, returns to Morecambe.
There’s of course plenty more and to see it all in its splendour, check here. Keep warm and happy viewing!
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