SBS On Demand

Cold Courage

Thursday 18 January

Two Nordic women collide during a series of murders in present-day London.

Lia, a shy graphic artist, is on the run from an abusive stalker. Mari, a fierce psychologist, fights for the underdog by any means necessary. Her current obsession is to stop the meteoric rise of a dangerous, charismatic politician, Arthur Fried. She needs an unknown face to infiltrate his campaign… Who better than Lia?

My 2023 on SBS ON Demand!

I’m like the lowest ranked user on SBS On Demand… “in the top 100%:joy:

tbf most of my SBSOD viewing is through the Apple TV which doesn’t use my login.

Now I’m just trying to remember what was the 16 minutes I watched?

Dopesick

Thursday 8 February

Dopesick explores the epicentre of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community and to the hallways of the DEA. From the executive producer of The Handmaid’s Tale and starring Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Kaitlyn Dever, Michael Stuhlbarg, Rosario Dawson and Will Poulter.

Triple Oh!

Thursday 8 February 5x 10minutes

Triple Oh! is a dark comedy-drama based on true events starring Brooke Satchwell and Tahlee Fereday, following the lives saved and lost by ambulance paramedics Tayls (Satchwell) and Cate (Fereday).

With conflicting personalities and a policy of having sex whenever a patient dies, the pair work together to save patients in absurd medical emergencies, while navigating their complicated relationship. Each episode opens with a new patient, while the tension between the two paramedics threatens to get in the way of saving lives.

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Triple Oh! made its Australian premiere at the Queer Screen Film Fest in August last year. It is directed and co-written by Poppy Stockell (John Farnham: Finding the Voice).

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Top new series coming to SBS On Demand in February 2024

Dopesick

Dopesick examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series takes viewers to the epicentre of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Big Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA.

Defying all the odds, heroes will emerge in an intense and thrilling ride to take down the craven corporate forces behinds this national crisis and their allies. The limited series is inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Beth Macy.

Starring Emmy and Golden Globe award winner Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, Phillipa Soo, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter and Peter Sarsgaard.

All eight episodes of Dopesick will be available on SBS On Demand from Thursday, 8 February.

Eddie’s Li’l Homies

Inspired by former AFL star Eddie Betts’ popular book series, Eddie’s Lil’ Homies is an animated children’s comedy series that follows eight-year-old Eddie and his two best friends Lottie and Tal as they navigate the complex and often fantastical waters of childhood.

Their friends are their family, and the playground is their universe, one where anything and everything is possible, where imaginary friends can be real, games of rock paper scissors can take on stupendous importance and kindness, empathy and a good rap can help put anything right.

Eddie’s Li’l Homies premieres on NITV and SBS On Demand 16 February.

Catch Me A Killer

Charlotte Hope (Game of Thrones) portrays former journalist turned-psychologist Micki Pistorius, South Africa’s first serial killer profiler, in this harrowing true story based on the acclaimed novel.

Set in Mitchell’s Plain, 1994, a young man goes missing, and the police approach psychologist Dr Micki Pistorius to help with the case as their first forensic profiler. Eager to escape her failing marriage, Micki pushes aside her doubts and accepts the role, only to find herself out of her depth, and competing against time: either she finds the killer before they take another life, or they find her first.

All 11 episodes of Catch Me A Killer will be available on SBS On Demand from 22 February.

Good Ship Murder

Anchors aweigh! A former cop-turned-cabaret singer Jack (Shayne Ward) and first officer Kate (Catherine Tyldesley) team up to solve a raft of murders on board a Mediterranean-based cruise liner. Truly, what more do you need to know about this show? We’ree in, hook, line and sinker.

The complete season 1 of The Good Ship Murder will be available on SBS On Demand from 2 February.

Estonia

A dramatisation of the real-life disaster of the car ferry MS Estonia in the autumn of 1994, and the subsequent accident investigation. The fictional series is based on real events and explores through the personal stories of the victims, survivors, loved ones, and investigators how it was possible that 852 people lost their lives – and no one could be held accountable.

Produced by Fisher King Oy, created by Miikko Oikkonen (Bordertown, Helsinki Syndrome) and directed by Måns Månsson (Chernobyl, Snabba Cash) and Juuso Syrjä (Bordertown).

All episodes of Estonia will be available in Swedish and Finnish with English subtitles on SBS On Demand from 15 February.

Classified

Emile and Rachel work for the Canadian Secret Service (CSS); they are also partners and the parents of two young girls. When an investigation on a shooting near the US embassy leads the CSS to think that the CIA infiltrated a mole in their ranks, Emile is ordered against his will to investigate the identity of the mole – and Rachel is the prime suspect.

Classified is a twisting, high-stakes look at the world of intelligence, counterterrorism, and counterespionage in which two lovers are torn apart by loyalty and family.

Classified S 1-2 will be available in French Canadian with English subtitles on SBS On Demand from 1 February.

Bullshit

Now that we have your attention, we think you’ll love this unconventional coming-of-age drama based on the bestselling book by Camilla Stockmann and Janus Køster-Rasmussen.

Young couple Pia and Henning are drawn into Copenhagen’s biker subculture looking for escape and belonging, but their dream rapidly turns into a nightmare when a biker gang war erupts. Amidst an explosion of violence, can they, and their love, survive?

All six episodes of Bullshit will be available in Danish with English subtitles on SBS On Demand Thursday 1 February.

Those Who Stayed

A unique drama anthology series inspired by true events in Kyiv after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. At the start of this brutal war, every second person left Kyiv. Yet every second person remained. These are their stories – variously moving, funny, sad, stark, unsettling, and uplifting.

Amongst the dramatic and sometimes humorous stories are Olga, her two kids and her husband, forced to live in one room with her ex-husband; Klaus, a young German doctor who travels to Ukraine to rescue a friend, only to find out she has no intention of leaving, and Verka Serduchka, a famous singer and drag act who stays put, without his usual entourage, and creates daily online posts that become a symbol of Kyiv’s resistance and faith in future triumph.

Those Who Stayed will premiere on SBS and SBS On Demand from 10.30pm 24 February, in Ukrainian with English Subtitles.

Triple Oh!

Triple Oh! is a dark comedy-drama based on true events starring Brooke Satchwell and Tahlee Fereday, following the lives saved and lost by ambulance paramedics Tayls (Satchwell) and Cate (Fereday).

With conflicting personalities and a policy of having sex whenever a patient dies, the pair work together to save patients in absurd medical emergencies, while navigating their complicated relationship. Each episode opens with a new patient, while the tension between the two paramedics threatens to get in the way of saving lives.

The five-part Triple Oh! will be available on SBS On Demand from 8 February.

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… deals on “Fallen” include Canal+’s channel Polar+ in France, MHz Choice in the U.S., NPO in the Netherlands, SBS in Australia, ERT in Greece and Syn Hf in Iceland.

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Bad Education - Season 5

Monday 19 February

In the brand new season of this beloved sitcom, witness the worst teachers to ever be involved in the British education system.

The Beach Hotel

Thursday 22 February

Hotel owner Werner Gyllenmark is celebrating his 60th birthday; everyone is invited, including his rival Egil Grip. But the event comes to an abrupt end after an accident, and soon explosive secrets start to emerge.

Was Season 4 on SBS or Viceland or was it ever only on SBS On Demand.

SBS On Demand in March 2024

Screw

Two female police guards are walking past each other in a corridor

Jamie-Lee O’Donnell and Nina Sosanya in ‘Screw’ Credit: MARK MAINZ

The diverse team of officers in charge at Long Marsh men’s prison each have their own unique take on the job. Blackly comic, refreshingly absurd, and violently shocking**.** In charge of C-Wing is Leigh Henry (Nina Sosanya), a career officer who’d do anything for her prisoners. But Leigh has a secret that, if discovered, could cost her the job – and even her liberty… With the arrival of fiery new recruit Rose Gill (Jamie-Lee O’Donnell), part of the Governor’s plot to replace long-time staff with cheap fresh meat, Leigh must risk everything in her fight to hold onto the job that defines her.

As tensions mount between Leigh and Rose, we discover that Rose has a secret, too – one that could prove deadly… Because any minute now, an officer will be killed. The question is, who?

Season 1 of Screw premieres on SBS On Demand Friday 1 March.

The Vanishing Triangle

3 detectives walk through the woods

Investigative journalist Lisa Wallace (India Mullen) publishes an article about her mother’s murder, which sparks the disappearance of Amy Reynolds. Her and Detective David Burkely (Allen Leech) work together to find Amy, with their investigation taking them around Ireland, as more girls go missing. Lisa believes the same man who murdered her mother twenty years ago is responsible.

Based on a true story, the term Ireland’s Vanishing Triangle was coined by the Irish media in relation to the unexplained disappearance of six women in a specific area of Ireland during the 1990s.

The Vanishing Triangle season 1 premieres Thursday 7 March at 8:30pm on SBS, with episodes airing weekly. Every episode will be available on SBS On Demand 7 March.

Ten Year Old Tom - seasons 1 & 2

A cartoon with a girl playing the flute, another clarinet and a boy in the middle with a bassoon

Can a kid grow up these days without being corrupted by the world around him? In this animated comedy our main character Tom grapples with this dilemma each day just by waking up and leaving his house, where bad influences seem to lurk around every corner… stressed out parents, shady bus drivers and teachers who long for the glory days. Tom is just trying to be a good kid, but when the grown-ups around him engage in such questionable behaviour, it’s up to him to determine right from wrong.

Keep your ears peeled for some famous voices like John Malkovich, Gillian Jacobs and Jennifer Coolidge.

Ten Year Old Tom seasons 1 & 2 premieres Monday 11 March on SBS On Demand. Double episodes air weekly on SBS VICELAND from Monday 11 March at 9:25PM.

Babylon Berlin - seasons 1 - 4

A woman fro the 1920s looks out between door beads

Babylon Berlin. Currently sitting at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, if you haven’t watched Germany’s most expensive and successful drama series, now is the time as all four seasons come to SBS On Demand.

Berlin 1929, a metropolis in turmoil. From economy to culture, politics to the underworld – everything is in the grip of radical change. Gereon Rath (Volker Bruch), a young police inspector from Cologne, is transferred to Berlin in order to solve a criminal case. Together with stenotypist Charlotte Ritter (Liv Lisa Fries) and his partner Bruno Wolter (Peter Kurth), Rath is confronted with a tangled web of corruption, forcing him to choose between loyalty and uncovering the truth.

Part noir, part spy thriller, part historical drama and based on the best-selling novels by Volter Kutsher be sure to add this one to your favourites.

Babylon Berlin seasons 1 - 4 premieres on SBS On Demand Thursday 14 March.

Sisi - season 3

Sisi and her husband stand on the royal steps

Franz (Jannik Schümann), Herzog Max (Marcus Grüsser) and Sisi (Dominique Devenport) in season 3 of Sisi Credit: Armands Virbulis

The much loved and riveting historical drama returns. In times of political turmoil Sisi (Dominique Devenport) frees her nine-year old son, crown prince Rudolf, from his military training, which Franz (Jannik Schümann) has ordered against her will. To protect her son, the empress chooses the path with the largest resistance and turns her back on the imperial palace. On their getaway Rudolf and his mother make new friends, experience adventures on a small island and in Paris. Whilst the labor troubles in Vienna increase and the monarchical balance of power in Europe shifts, the emperor couple face their yet biggest and most crucial test.

Sisi season 3 premieres on SBS On Demand Thursday 21 March. Seasons 1 & 2 are currently now streaming on SBS On Demand.

Remarkable Places to Eat - season 3

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Fred and Dermot in Gallipolio in the 3rd season of Remarkable Places to Eat

Some of the world’s most highly respected chefs and foodies open up their little black books to give us the ultimate guide on where in the world to eat, as they reveal their absolute favourite places from tiny, tucked-away family-run trattorias to restaurants at the cutting edge of innovation.

Whether it’s a once-in-a-lifetime-tasting menu showcasing locally foraged flavours or an unforgettable snack elevated to something extraordinary, join Fred Sirieix and a special guest each episode for a culinary adventure.

Remarkable Places to Eat season 3 premieres on Sunday 10 March at 8:30PM on SBS Food, with episodes airing weekly. Every episode of season 3 will be available on SBS On Demand 10 March.

Börje: The Journey of a Legend

A man sits with sweats and a beanie on

This sew six-part drama series from the makers of Partisan

is inspired by the remarkable true story of Swedish hockey legend and sports icon Börje Salming (played by Valter Skarsgård, yes, that Skarsgård), affectionately known as “The King” in Canada.

The inspiring series follows Börje’s journey from a small-town Swedish outcast struggling to find his place in society, to becoming a beloved and world-famous hockey player and trailblazer for European players in the NHL all while balancing his relationship with Margitta (Hedda Stiernstedt). A six-time all-star for the Toronto Maple Leafs during hockey’s aggressive 1970s era, Börje faced violent resistance on his journey - his famously scarred face comes to represent an unbreakable spirit that hockey players everywhere aspire to possess.

Börje: The Journey of a Legend premieres Thursday 28 March on SBS On Demand.

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy season 2 premieres Thursday 7 March at 8:30PM on SBS and SBS On Demand. New episodes are available weekly.

Australia’s Sleep Revolution with Dr. Michael Mosley premieres Wednesday 6 March at 7:30PM on SBS and SBS On Demand. New episodes are available weekly.

Alone Australia season 2 premieres Wednesday 27 March at 7:30PM on SBS and SBS On Demand with episodes airing weekly. Catch up on season 1 now.

Mastermind season 6 premieres Monday 25 March at 6PM on SBS and SBS On Demand with new episodes weeknights.

Litvinenko premieres Wednesday 27 March at 9:30PM on SBS with episodes airing weekly, episodes will be available same day on SBS On Demand.

Ten Year Old Tom seasons 1 & 2 premieres Monday 11 March on SBS On Demand. Double episodes air weekly on SBS VICELAND from Monday 11 March at 9:25PM.

Sisi is just one of the dramas SBS bought from distributor Beta Film Partners at the London Screenings this week.