• ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ season 3 is coming on 2 July. (SBS)Source: SBS
If you are getting fired up when everyone else is winding down, SBS VICELAND is the place for you. From Thursday 1 July, let this selection of drama, documentary and comedy tickle your fancy.
SBS Guide

1 Jul 2021 - 7:38 PM  UPDATED 1 Jul 2021 - 7:38 PM

Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Modern life confounds many of us, what with its constant influx of information, and pressure to be or do this, that or the other. Using PowerPoint presentations on a gigantic screen set up before a live studio audience, Britain’s Dave Gorman dives to the depths on modern-day topics as broad as online behaviour and celebrity cults, technology and media, family and money. In one episode, he even masquerades as his own wife to find a man on Tinder. What could go wrong?

Season 2 of Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish airs weekly from Thursday 1 July at 10.25pm on SBS VICELAND. Catch a taste with this season 1 ep:


Fear the Walking Dead

In season 3 of this popular companion series to The Walking Dead our families are brought together in the vibrant yet violent atmosphere of what used to be the USA–Mexico border – with international borders dissolved following the world’s end, they’re faced with rebuilding not only society but family as well. Among the storylines this season, Madison (Kim Dickens) has reconnected with Travis (Cliff Curtis), but Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey) has been fractured by her murder of Andres. There is a lot going on in this thrilling sci-fi drama.

Season 3 of Fear The Walking Dead premieres with a double episode, Friday 2 July at 10.25pm on SBS VICELAND, airing weekly. The full season is streaming at SBS On Demand. Seasons 1 and 2 are also available for catch-up.


Counter Space

While it centres on food, this is not your average cooking show. Host Sophia Roe explores questions such as, why are Mexican cartels muscling in on America’s avocado obsession and where did the Haas avocado originate? How are Fukushima’s farmers overcoming radiation stigma in Japan? As well as seeking answers to these and more, there are delicious recipes too as Sophia guides us on a journey (oops, we used that word) through culinary news, trends and innovations.

Counter Space airs double episodes weekly on Tuesdays at 10.30pm on SBS VICELAND. Watch anytime at SBS On Demand.


No Man’s Land

When Antoine, a young Parisian businessman, thinks he spots his sister Anna in a news report about the war in Syria, his peaceful life is instantly upturned. He thought she was dead. Leaving everything behind to find Anna, Antoine ends up joining forces with a unit of Kurdish female fighters. This electrifying action thriller will definitely keep you buzzing.

No Man’s Land airs weekly on Tuesdays at 11.30pm on SBS VICELAND. Watch anytime at SBS On Demand where you’ll find all eight episodes.


Black Lives Matter: A Global Reckoning

The 2020 murder of Black man George Floyd at the hands of police in America sparked more than passionate shows of solidarity all around the world. The despicable act also held up a mirror, forcing communities to confront their own racism. In the first episode of this 4-part series, Alzo Slade is in Italy, examining the treatment of Black people in that country – immigrants, yes, but also those born there. The show also travels to Israel, Brazil and Denmark.

Black Lives Matter: A Global Reckoning airs on Monday 5 July at 10.10pm on SBS VICELAND.



Roschdy Zem stars as Idder Chaouch in this adaptation of author Sabri Louatah’s best-selling novels in which Chaouch, a Black man with Algerian heritage, is elected president of France. While many look to him as being ‘a symbol of hope and progress’ there is no denying that for others, he presents a direct threat to life as they know it. The show follows the aftermath of an attempt on Chaouch’s life. In the chase for the would-be killer, the first stop is the President’s inner circle.  

A botched assassination attempt throws France into turmoil in ‘Savages’
A political thriller crossed with a Shakespearean family drama that lifts the lid on the cultural divide tearing France apart? Strap yourself in for ‘Savages’.

Savages airs weekly from Monday 12 July at 11.00pm on SBS VICELAND. Watch anytime at SBS On Demand.


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