August on SBS on Demand – SBS on Demand highlights for the month of August include Breaking Point, The Parasocial Social Club, DNA, Shambles, Elvis’ Women, Wolf, Nordland 99, Bonn, Syndrome E, Forest of the Missing, The Creamerie, Then You Run, Divided We Stand and Paris Paris.




german thriller

August on SBS on Demand

Breaking Point

SBS Premiere

Thursday, 3 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS

(all six episodes available)

Shots are fired at the ‘Sunshine City’ shopping mall, a place where people from all walks of life go about their business. Over the course of five episodes, we follow five different employees as their days spiral out of control.

But which one will reach their breaking point and become the shooter?

Breaking Point S1 will also air at a later date on SBS and will be available in German with English subtitles.

australian comedy

August on SBS on Demand

The Parasocial Social Club

Australian Premiere SBS Commission

Thursday, 3 August 2023 SBS On Demand, SBS Audio & SBS Australia Youtube

(all six episodes available)

Welcome to The Parasocial Social Club – “where you know everything about us and we know nothing about you”. Jenny and Kevin are two millennial stand-up comedians fumbling through life. They’re funny, they’re friends, and they’re trying very hard to not mess it all up.

Join the pair as they use their sharp powers of observation to riff off everyday life in Australia.

The Parasocial Club S1 will also be available to view on SBS Audio and SBS Australia Youtube.

danish crime drama

August on SBS on Demand

DNA (Season 2)

Australian Premiere SBS On Demand Box-Set

Thursday, 10 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS

(all episodes available)

Five years after his daughter’s disappearance, Danish police officer Rolf discovers a fatal flaw in the DNA database and might finally be able to find her.

Cinematic, highly topical, and artfully weaving a dynamic crime story with character-driven action across three countries and numerous locations, the second season of DNA successfully builds on the first, consolidating the title as a must-watch and standout contemporary drama.

Stars Charlotte Rampling, Anders W. Berthelsen and Zofia Wichlacz.

DNA 2 will also air at a later date on SBS and will be available in German with English subtitles. DNA S1 is currently available to stream on SBS On demand.

french comedy

August on SBS on Demand

Shambles

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 10 August 2023 SBS On Demand

(all eight episodes available)

When she is not on stage, famous comedian Florence Foresti is just a single mum like any other. On top of juggling the logistics of joint custody of her child, and the daily tribulations of a middle-aged woman, she battles the quirks of showbiz.

Despite having thousands of fans, she often finds herself quite alone. When she does have company, she’s surrounded by other misfits, including a bulldog who serves as her “surrogate husband”, a housekeeper who acts like her boss, and a handful of drinking buddies.

Shambles S1 is an SBS On Demand exclusive and will be available in French with English subtitles.

american biography

August on SBS on Demand

Elvis’ Women

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 10 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS

(all three episodes available)

Elvis’ Women goes offstage to reveal the private man – not the myth – as viewed through the eyes of the women whose love for the man endures: his nurse, his fiancée, his live-in girlfriends, his many dalliances, and a few young fans dreaming of more.

This unique exposé uncovers a man who was much more complex than the public perception of the titular American icon. Presley was, at his core, a man who was fighting demons, addictions, and profound loneliness – something the carefully curated myth has failed to embrace, until now.

Elvis’ Women will also air at a later date on SBS.

british thriller

August on SBS on Demand

Wolf

Australian Premiere

Wednesday, 16 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS

(all six episodes available)

Jack Caffery is a restless 34-year-old cop burdened by the guilt of a past family tragedy.

After landing in hot water with his team, he goes on yet another wild chase by revisiting an old case: a gory crime that happened years ago.

A few miles away, a wealthy local family is being held hostage in their remote home and their ordeal is the stuff of any great horror film, becoming increasingly bizarre and terrifying. This is no random crime and their fate relies entirely on Jack. If only he was able to let the ghosts of the past go, he might be able to connect the two stories and save them.

Wolf S1 premieres on SBS on Wednesday, 16 August at 9.30pm, and continues weekly. All episodes will be available to stream on SBS On Demand from midnight.

danish thriller

August on SBS on Demand

Nordland 99

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 17 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS (all eight episodes available)

The year is 1999. In a small provincial town, Lukas, Kris and Alex hang out, party, and try to keep boredom at bay. But beneath the surface, a darkness lurks in the town.

When Alex disappears after a party, Lukas and Kris ally themselves with Alex’s sister Emma, and together they start searching for their missing friend.

Meanwhile, Lukas’ father, the apathetic police officer Christian, refuses to believe that Alex has disappeared, but when he begins to investigate a burned-out car on the outskirts of the town, the tracks lead in the same direction as the teenagers are heading, and their respective investigations inevitably become intertwined.

Stars Elias Budde Christensen, Emilie Kroyer Koppel and Troels Lyby.

Norland 99 S1 will be available in Danish with English subtitles and will also air at a later date on SBS.

german period spy drama

August on SBS on Demand

Bonn

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 24 August 2023 SBS On Demand

(all six episodes available)

Set against the backdrop of 1950s Germany, Bonn follows the rise of a young West Germany, a country struggling to break free from the terrors and legacies of World War II and longing for a ‘normal’ life.

Into this heady and volatile mix steps Toni, a young woman determined to seize every opportunity, overcome every obstacle, and make her own way in what is still a very male-dominated society.

But what at first appears to be only an entry-level office job at one of the country’s two competing secret services soon sucks her ever deeper into a clandestine world of suspicion and betrayal, where nothing and nobody is as they appear.

Stars Mercedes Müller, Juergen Maurer and Martin Wuttke.

Bonn S1 will also air at a later date on SBS and will be available in German with English subtitles.

french thriller

August on SBS on Demand

Syndrome E

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 24 August 2023 SBS On Demand

(all six episodes available)

Frank Sharko is a brooding, loner cop who lost his family in a terrorist attack.

He’s particularly struggling to get over the death of his daughter Eugenie, who appears to him in taunting visions.

At work, he begins investigating a case of missing children and a disturbing 1960s movie that spurs people who watch it to commit bizarre and dangerous acts.

Detective Lucie Henebelle is a single mom who joins forces with Sharko after realising that events in her own past could be tied to this case. Together, they for answers on an adrenaline-fueled journey across three continents, from France to Canada to Morocco.

Syndrom E S1 will also air at a later date on SBS and will be available in French with English subtitles.

french thriller

August on SBS on Demand

Forest Of The Missing

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 24 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS

(all six episodes available)

Near the French-German border, in the heart of the Black Forest and the binational military base, twelve bodies are found in a mass grave.

All the victims are French and German men, whose murders were committed over a period of three decades. It soon becomes clear that Judge Camille Hartmann has a close connection to the case. But after a car accident a year earlier, Camille lost her memory and any recollection of the incident has been sidelined… How is she connected to the murders? What could she have discovered just before the accident?

By joining forces with a young German police officer, and a veteran officer, the investigating judge hopes to shed light on this case, but also on her own past.

Stars Hélène de Fougerolles, Gregory Fitoussi and Tcheky Karyo.

Forest Of The Missing S1 will also air at a later date on SBS and will be available in French with English subtitles.

kiwi comedy

August on SBS on Demand

The Creamerie (Season 2)

Australian Premiere SBS On Demand Box-Set

Monday, 28 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS VICELAND

(all episodes available)

Trapped in Lane’s underground man-milking facility, Alex, Jamie, Pip, and Bobby reel from Jackson’s betrayal and prepare for certain doom. Luckily, Pip’s cowardice sets off a series of reckonings, and while she sacrifices herself, the rest of the team narrowly escapes.

Along the way, Bobby rescues Daniel, a happy-go-lucky “Milked Man”, who once lived at the fabled Safe Place – a secret Resistance that harbours male survivors.

Stars Perlina Lau, JJ Fong, Ally Xue and Jay Ryan.

The Creamerie S2 will premiere on SBS VICELAND on Monday, 28 August at 9.25pm, and will continue weekly. All episodes will be available to stream on SBS On Demand from Monday, 28 August. The Creamerie S1 is currently available to stream on SBS On Demand.

british thriller

August on SBS on Demand

Then You Run

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 31 August 2023 SBS On Demand & SBS

(all eight episodes available)

Developed for television by Ben Chanan, based on the novel You by Zoran Drvenka.

When Tara O’Rourke kills her estranged father in a drug-fuelled rage, she and her best friends are forced to flee across Europe in search of Tara’s long-lost mother.

Along the way, the girls must navigate depleting funds, awkward romances and an inconvenient pregnancy – but the biggest danger comes from Tara’s uncle, Reagan – because the girls made the mistake of stealing Reagan’s drug stash…and he happens to be the most feared gangster in Rotterdam.

Stars Lea McNamara, Richard Coyle, Yasmin Monet Prince, and Vivian Oprah.

Then You Run S1 will also air at a later date on SBS.

german crime drama

August on SBS on Demand

Divided We Stand

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 31 August 2023 SBS On Demand

(all six episodes available)

Berlin 1991. Homicide Inspector Karo Schubert has won herself a position as chief detective in reunified Germany. In the murder case of a high-ranking employee of the Ministry of Disarmament, she encounters the newly appointed Western Superintendent Peter Simon.

He leads the ZERV special unit, a task force that investigates crimes committed by the old regime. Both claim the case for their department. Now, they have to work together, for Peter and his team won’t succeed if their Eastern colleagues don’t cooperate. Soon, Peter and Karo realise that right and wrong remain right and wrong, no matter your perspective. Stars Max Hubacher, Thorsten Merten, Rainer Bock and Fritzi Haberlandt.

Divided We Stand S1 will also air at a late date on SBS and will be in available in German with English subtitles.

canadian comedy

August on SBS on Demand

Paris Paris

Australian Premiere

Thursday, 31 August 2023 SBS On Demand

(all thirteen episodes available)

In Paris, Ontario Philippe finds a tunnel that leads him to Paris, France where he creates a second, idealised French life away from his duties as a husband and father. But what happens when one life starts to impact the other?

Stars Benoit Mauffette, and Maxim Roy.

Paris Paris S1 will also air at a late date on SBS and will be in available in French Canadian with English subtitles.

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