June is here and that means a stack of new content is coming. Here are some of the shows on FOX SHOWCASE that you shouldn’t miss this month, including the hugely anticipated season return of Big Little Lies.
The darkly comedic drama will continue to explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. Multiple characters will be dealing with Perry’s death, and the prospect of moving past a life-altering event. In short, things could get messy.
Stream Big Little Lies Season 2, same time as the US, Mondays at 11am and 8.30pm AEST from June 10, with new episodes available weekly.
The series follows a group of high school students as they navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma and social media. The series will be executive produced by Drake, along with manager Future the Prince.
Euphoria is an American adaptation of an Israeli show of the same name, and all episodes are written by Sam Levinson (Assassination Nation), who also serves as executive producer. The series will be produced in partnership with A24 (Lady Bird, Random Acts of Flyness, 2 Dope Queens, Pod Save America) and includes executive producers Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Tmira Yardeni, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon. Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin, who created the Israeli series, are also set to executive produce.
The ensemble cast includes actor and singer Zendaya, Storm Reid, Maude Apatow (Girls), Brian “Astro” Bradley, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Hunter Schafer and Sydney Sweeney (Sharp Objects). Created by Sam Levinson.
Stream Euphoria Mondays at 9.30pm AEST from June 17, with new episodes available to stream or watch weekly.
The Act is a seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories. Season One follows Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette). Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.
Stream The Act Tuesdays at 9.30pm AEST from June 18, with new episodes available weekly.
Pose Season 2 flashes forward in time to 1990. On the heels of the ballroom community establishing itself in pop culture and going mainstream, the House of Evangelista is forced to re-evaluate their goals. Meanwhile, the AIDS crisis worsens and the reaction from a group of activists reaches a fever pitch.
Stream Season 2 of POSE Sundays at 9.30pm AEST from June 16, with new episodes available weekly.
SATURDAY NIGHT DOCUMENTARIES
THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY
Academy Award winner Alex Gibney directs a documentary investigating the rise and fall of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar healthcare company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.
Drawing on extraordinary access to never-before-seen footage and testimony from key insiders, director Alex Gibney will tell a Silicon Valley tale that was too good to be true. With all the drama of a real-life heist film, the documentary will examine how this could have happened and who is responsible, while exploring the psychology of deception.
Stream The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley Saturdays at 8.30pm AEST from June 8, with new episodes available weekly.
IT’S A HARD TRUTH, AIN’T IT
Filmed at Indiana’s Pendleton Correctional Facility, “It’s a Hard Truth, Ain’t It” follows 13 incarcerated men as they study filmmaking as a vehicle to explore their memories and how they ended up with decades-long sentences.
Stream It’s a Hard Truth, Ain’t It Saturdays at 9.30pm AEST from June 8, with new episodes available weekly.
Season 7 of the multi award-winning drama Wentworth returns with the prison on the brink of imploding as the fiery confrontation between the two emerging titans, Rita and Marie, is imminent after series 6’s bloody finale.
With the case of Joan Ferguson presumably closed, a significantly pregnant Vera and her co-conspirators in the Freak’s demise, Will and Jake, are off the hook, at least for now. Meanwhile, Wentworth’s eclectic mix of misfits are fracturing as the powers of love, deception and revenge threaten to break them apart for good.
Protection is the overarching theme of this latest instalment, with even our noblest heroes becoming morally compromised in their mission to defend the people they love, even if it has deadly consequences. The on-set of dementia finds Liz clutching at any semblance of hope while Boomer has to deal with the residual of her broken family.
Catch up on the story so far with Wentworth Seasons 1 – 6 available to stream now, or watch all month on BOX SETS.
Stream the new season of Wentworth Tuesdays at 8.30pm AEST, with new episodes available weekly.
Set in 1832 West Yorkshire, England, Gentleman Jack is inspired by the true-story and coded journals of Anne Lister (played by Suranne Jones), and follows her attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibdhen Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of Lister’s plan is to help the fate of her own family by taking a wife
Gentleman Jack streams Sundays at 7.30pm AEST, with new episodes available weekly.
Spanning five decades, FOSSE/VERDON explores the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He is a visionary filmmaker and one of the theatre’s most influential choreographers and directors. She is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time.
Only Bob can create the ground-breaking musicals that allow Gwen to showcase her greatness. Only Gwen can realize the unique vision in Bob’s head. Together, they will change the face of American entertainment – at a perilous cost.
Stream FOSSE/VERDON Sundays at 8.30pm AEST, with new episodes available weekly.
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