• Pilou Asbaek in '1864: Denmark's War' (Supplied)Source: Supplied
There is so much on SBS On Demand that it can be difficult to know where to start. Our staff have picked their favourite shows for you.
SBS Guide

12 Apr 2017 - 2:06 PM  UPDATED 1 May 2017 - 10:47 AM

We all know the feeling of staring at the screen and struggling to know what to watch first. There's SO MUCH content on SBS On Demand that sometimes it is difficult to know exactly where to start.

Rest assured that we are thinking of you here at SBS. We've gathered the staff together and politely prodded them long enough to get on camera and recommend some of their favourite shows currently streaming. Who better to advise you on what to watch than the team who are surrounded by these shows all day, every day?

States of Undress

Program Scheduler Chris thinks this heartwarming and heartbreaking documentary series will open your eyes to the role fashion plays for different people and cultures around the world.

Watch the entire series of States of Undress HERE.

1864: Denmark's War

Nicky, Programmer for SBS, tells us why 1854: Denmark's War is an epic drama that will expose you to a slice of history you may have known nothing about, with complex characters that will be sure to draw you in. If you like your period dramas to be gripping and cross-generational with faultless costumes and very attractive Danish people, this series is for you!

Watch the entire series of 1864: Denmark's War HERE.

The Band's Visit

SBS Video Platform Manager Gilbert tells us why The Bands' Visit is his pick of SBS On Demand's charming movies that will have you feeling just the right amount of melancholy.

Watch The Band's Visit HERE.

Italy 1992

Ben, SBS's Channel Manager, tells us why Italy 1992 will take you on an emotional journey with well intentioned characters who keep making mistake after mistake.

Watch the entire series of Italy 1992 HERE.

Nadia Comaneci: The Gymnast And The Dictator

Alyssa, Social News Reports for SBS, loves this revealing documentary for its powerful back story of the political and cultural challenges a champion sportswoman faced. Even if you're not particularly into sports, this is an incredible watch.

Watch the documentary HERE.


Bridget watches ALOT of drama series as part of her role at SBS, but there was something about this series that really made her sit up and pay attention.

Watch the entire series of Eyewitness HERE.

Magnifica 70

If you enjoy HBO programs, or high end drama in general, Dan thinks this 'Boogie Nights' meets 'Mad Men' series is perfect for your next binge watch.

Watch the entire series of Magnifica 70 HERE.

Vice World of Sports

John, Channel Manager for SBS Viceland, loves Vice World Of Sports not for sport highlights or updates, but for the deeply personal stories of the people and communities for whom sport is much more than just a game.

Watch the entire run of Vice World of Sports HERE.

More on the Guide:
Why Eyewitness Is More Than Just Another Scandinavian Crime Series
There is more going on than it seems at first glance in the new Scandi Noir Eyewitness.
Magnifica 70 is the best [CENSORED] drama you will [CENSORED] binge
Though Magnifica 70 embraces the 1970's smutty 'trash mouth' films of Brazil, it goes deeper than its Mad Men meets Boogie Nights plot suggests.
Imperfect patriotism – States Of Undress in Russia
As States of Undress explores Russia, host Hayley Gates learns that fashion in the region has adopted nationalist tendencies.
Shadow Trackers: Hunting monsters in the unexplored Australia
In the new monster-hunting documentary series, Shadow Hunters reveals an attitude to the land rarely seen in Australian pop culture.
Introducing ‘Italy: 1992’, your next political thriller obsession
It’s Italy’s most exciting foray into the world of prestige television drama – and it’s coming to SBS and SBS On Demand.
1864: Denmark’s War is a sprawling new epic as beautiful as it is brutal
This isn't Nordic Noir. No missing children here. This is about the human side of a 19th Century war in Denmark. And it’s marvelous.