• The very tense Waco is streaming now at SBS On Demand. (SBS On Demand)
Get ready to press play and spend your summer on the couch binge-watching the most captivating TV dramas and comedies from around the world.
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SBS Guide

7 Dec 2018 - 3:03 PM  UPDATED 9 Jan 2019 - 4:59 PM

Your new summer TV obsession is just a click away. We've put together this list of just some of the awesome, compelling TV series currently streaming at SBS On Demand. 

The Typist

For decades, Freya has been protocolling criminal interrogations for the Berlin police department. She lives a secluded life, haunted by the gruesome accounts of violent crime - and even more by the disappearance of her daughter Marie, 11 years earlier. A similar case brings all the old memories back and she resolves to finally get to the bottom of Marie's disappearance. [Watch Now]

Waco

A 6 hour mini-series based on true events, Waco tells the story of the 51 day standoff between David Koresh's religious sect, The Branch Davidians and the FBI. The cast includes: Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water, Take Shelter), Taylor Kitsch (True Detective, Friday Night Lights), and Melissa Benoist (Supergirl). [Watch Now]

The Bureau

The series kicks off with the return of one of the DGSE’s top agents, Guillaume Debailly aka Malotru, after a six-year undercover mission in Damascus. Upon his arrival in Paris, Malotru’s department gets hit with a major crisis: Cyclone, a secret agent operating in Algeria has completely vanished off the grid. Duflot, Director of the Bureau, assigns recently inducted psychiatrist, Dr. Balmes, to observe and draw up surveillance reports on each member of the force. Leaving Dr. Balmes with the power to dictate if agents are of sound mind and body to complete the intense tasks at hand. [Watch Now]

You're The Worst

When Jimmy and Gretchen meet at a wedding, their mutual cynicism leads to what they both swear is a one-night stand. They quickly realise that they're both ‘the worst’, and try to break things off - but a bad day for each of them leads to the two reconnecting, realising that they can only really be honest about themselves when they're together. So Jimmy and Gretchen find themselves falling for each other despite their better judgment. [Watch Now]

Nude

The year 2026 brings a radical change to France: the 'Transparency Law' requires everyone to live nude. But tensions are heightened when the law's creator, Jean Lanvin, is found murdered... fully dressed. An up-and-coming young detective works the case with her ex-partner, Franck, who's just woken up out of a coma he fell into back in the days when... everyone still wore clothes. [Watch Now]

Wellington Paranormal

From Jemaine Clement (Flight of The Conchords) and Taika Waititi (director of Thor: Ragnarok, Star Wars: The Mandalorian) comes this new series set in New Zealand's capital, a hotbed of supernatural activity. Sergeant Ruawai Maaka decides to set up the first Paranormal Unit of the Wellington Police. He calls on Officers Minogue and O'Leary to take to the streets to investigate all manner of paranormal phenomena... [Watch Now]

Greyzone

This high-octane thriller follows the events leading up to a terror-attack in Scandinavia. Borgen's Birgitte Hjort Sørensen stars as Victoria, a brilliant drone engineer who is taken hostage by terrorists in her own home, while the Secret Services in Denmark and Sweden are fighting against the clock to prevent an attack. [Watch Now]

 

Harlots

London 1763, the capital of the world, the most cosmopolitan place on Earth. One in five women in London is making her living selling sex. In some areas brothels, run by indomitable Madams, are to be found on almost every street. Margaret Wells’ brothel is in a down-trodden area of the capital, but she’s making her move upwards, aiming to move her family and her girls and take a new house in the vibrant new area of Soho. Margaret is determined to take her piece of the wealth of this great city. She is hungry for success – even when her ambition begins to threaten everything she cares for. [Watch Now]

The Orville

It’s 2417, and the Planetary Union promotes Ed Mercer (Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane) to Captain of the exploratory vessel The U.S.S. Orville. Ed’s enthusiasm for his new position is dampened when his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson (Friday Night Lights' Adrianne Palicki), is assigned to be his First Officer. While on their first routine mission, the Orville crew is ambushed by the Krill, a vicious alien race, who are bent on stealing a device that can cause time to accelerate. [Watch Now]

Home Ground

After leading her team to sensational results in European women’s football, Coach Helena Mikkelsen finds her achievements ridiculed by the male experts of the footballing world. When an opportunity to coach a newly promoted Men’s premiere league side arises, Helena is only considered for an assistant coaching position. Fueled by passion and anger Helena demands to be considered for the head coaching position. Despite club director Espen Eide’s initial hesitation, he puts his own job on the line and offers Helena the historic position as Head Coach of Varg IL. [Watch Now]

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