School holidays are well and truly underway and if you have kids, I’m sure they are trying to find a dozen activities to fill in all their free time. A good TV show or movie is a great way to keep them occupied for a couple of hours and, luckily, there are a great range of new seasons on the box to do just that! Enjoy a few of these with your kids or save some for yourself when you’re tucked into bed after a busy day. Hopefully you can find something binge-worthy on this list! Here’s what’s new on TV this July.
What’s new on Netflix
FRIENDS FROM COLLEGE – Season 1 – 14 July
With interwoven and oftentimes complicated relationships with one another, Friends from College is a comedic exploration of old friendships, former romantic entanglements and balancing adult life with nostalgia for the past.
OZARK – Season 1 – 21 July
In this dark, dangerous series, a family struggles after moving to the Missouri Ozarks resort community. They are thrust into a world of dirty money when his dealings with a drug cartel go awry.
OFFSPRING – Season 6 – 1 July
Thirty-something obstetrician Nina Proudman searches for love and balance in her chaotic life. In Season 6, Nina & the Proudman clan are shaken by tragedy when a family gathering results in explosive revelations.
SUITS – Season 6 – 14 July
Season 6 begins with the aftermath of the events that led to Mike being put in prison. After he signs a plea deal to save his colleagues from a similar fate, Mike must learn how to deal with prison life.
Here’s the list of what’s new on Netflix:
- Dance Academy – Season 1 & 2 – 1 July
- The Stand Ups – Season 1 – 4 July
- Castlevania – Season 1 – 7 July
- Dawn of the Croods – Season 4 – 7 July
- Animal Kingdom – Season 2 – 12 July
- Fargo – Season 3 – 14 July
- Suits – Season 6, Part 1 – 14 July
- Shooter – Season 2 – 19 July
- Last Chance U – Season 2 – 21 July
- The Worst Witch – Season 1 – 21 July
- The Adventures of Puss in Boots – Season 5 – 28 July
- Chelsea – Season 2 – Every Friday
- Pineapple Express – 1 July
- Friends with Benefits – 1 July
- Hancock – 1 July
- Hob Tub Time Machine – 1 July
- Snowden – 2 July
- Paddington – 8 July
- Shadow Hunters: The Mortal Instruments – 11 July
- Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile – 14 July
- Chasing Coral – 14 July
- To The Bone – 14 July
- The Goonies – 15 July
- Disney’s The Princess Diaries – 19 July
- Save The Last Dance – 21 July
- Terminator Genisys – 28 July
- The Incredible Jessica James – 28 July
- Tallulah – 29 July
What’s new on Fetch
I don’t have a list of what’s new on Fetch this month, but you can catch up on some of these popular shows.
GAME OF THRONES – Seasons 1-6
I’ve been binge watching the last few seasons of Game of Thrones this month. Fetch has all the previous seasons. I’m a huge fan and get absolutely hooked into this show. I truly wished the seasons were longer, anyways…. I’m all refreshed with the story line ready for it to start again later this month!
VAMPIRE DIARIES – Seasons 1-8
I’m a sucker for vampire style romance shows, ooh Buffy!! I have been watching Vampire Diaries with my girls, and I’m sad to see this series come to an end. I was waiting for the final season to come on Netflix but they are so slow at bringing some shows out. I found the whole series including the final season on Fetch!!!!
FARGO – Seasons 1-3
Self-made real estate mogul Emmit seemingly has it all — a successful business and a perfect family. That doesn’t sit well with younger brother Ray, who has always lived in Emmit’s shadow and blames his brother for the less-than-ideal hand he’s been dealt. Things appear to be on the upswing for Ray when Nikki, one of his parolees, offers to help turn his fortunes around by stealing back his good karma. Of course, the situation quickly gets out of hand…
What’s new on Stan
CATFISH – Season 1 – 3 July
Catfish is a reality-based documentary series based in America. It is hosted by Nev and Max who help unveil the lies and truths of the online dating world
PREACHERS – Season 2 – 26 June & throughout month
Fulfilling a promise to his deceased father, one-time outlaw Jesse returns home to West Texas to take over his dad’s church. Jesse’s mission becomes twisted when his body is overcome by a cryptic force that unleashes within him a highly unconventional power. Together with hell-raising ex-girlfriend Tulip and Irish vagabond Cassidy, the preacher-in-training embarks on a journey to find God in a world inhabited by holy, hellish, and everything-in-between characters.
Here’s the list of what’s new on Stan:
- Johnny Bravo – Season 1 – 1 July
- Ready Steady Wiggle – Season 2 – 1 July
- Geordie Shore – Season 11 – 11 July
- Broad City – Season 3 – 19 July
- The White Princess – 26 July
- Twin Peaks – Weekly
- Where the Wild Things Are – 2 July
- The Handmaid’s Tale – 3 July
- Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – 3 July
- Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls – 3 July
- The Lucky One – 4 July
- The Woman in Black – 5 July
- Becoming Jane – 7 July
- Journey to the Centre of the Earth – 7 July
- Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves – 9 July
- Swimfan – 10 July
- The Butterfly Effect – 12 July
- The Road – 13 July
- Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve & Thirteen – 14 July
- Sleepover – 14 July
- Evolution – 15 July
- Last of the Mohicans – 15 July
- The One – 16 July
- Zero Dark Thirty – 17 July
- Alysum – 19 July
- Party Monster – 19 July
- Dark Shadows – 21 July
- Only God Forgives – 21 July
- Black Hawk Down – 22 July
- Exorcist: The Beginning – 23 July
- Killers – 25 July
- Behind Enemy Lines – 26 July
- Crime and Punishment – 27 July
- Magic Mike –28 July
- Major League – 29 July
- America’s Sweethearts – 30 July
What’s new on Free-to-Air
This was the stand-out for me, apart from Offspring that started last month.
AUSTRALIAN NINJA WARRIOR – Season 1 – 9 July
Australian Ninja Warrior is a sports entertainment competition that pits competitors against each other by competing in extremely difficult obstacle courses. A new breed of hero is coming… On Channel 9.
Last Month’s Reader Recommendations
Based around the best selling books by Diana Gabaldon, Outlander is set around Claire Randall, a former British Army nurse. She is enjoying a second honeymoon in Scotland with husband Frank when suddenly, Claire is transported to 1743 and into a mysterious world where her freedom and life are threatened. To survive, she marries Jamie, a strapping Scots warrior with a complicated past. Claire is caught between two vastly different men in two completely different lives.
As a lower-level cabinet member, Tom Kirkman never imagined something would happen that would catapult him to the oval office. When a devastating attack on the night of the State of the Union address claims the lives of the president and most of the Cabinet, the Housing and Urban Development secretary — who was named the designated survivor in case of such an event — finds himself promoted to leader of the free world. Suddenly thrust into his new position of power, Kirkman struggles to keep the country from dissolving into chaos and must adjust to his new normal, unaware of what fresh horrors may await the United States.
Colt, played by Ashton Kutcher, returns home to his family’s ranch in Colorado after his semi-pro football career ends in failure. Colt plans to run the ranching business with his older brother, Rooster, and his father, Beau, whom he hasn’t seen in 15 years. In addition to proving himself to his father and navigating family dynamics, Colt is torn between his current girlfriend and his high school sweetheart, Abby, when she expresses doubts about her fiance.