FOXTEL: AUGUST 2021 Release Schedule

Left to Right: ‘Stargirl’ season 2, ‘The Walking Dead’ season 11, ‘Wentworth The Final Sentence’

Australia: Here’s your AUGUST 2021 release schedule for FOXTEL. 

After more release schedules? Also check out the AUGUST line-ups for NETFLIX, AMAZON PRIME VIDEO and STAN!

AUGUST 1
  • BBC FIRST – DANNY BOY (90 Minute Special) 8.30pm




Danny Boy tells the powerful true story of a soldier’s journey from hero to alleged war criminal, and his search for the truth. Starring multi-award winners Toby Jones and Anthony Boyle.

AUGUST 2
  • LIFESTYLE HOME – HOMES UNDER THE HAMMER (Season 24A) 4.30pm

Martin Roberts, Martel Maxwell and Dion Dublin cast their expert eyes over a number of properties before they go to auction, giving their opinion on the respective buildings and their potential.

  • HISTORY – ANCIENT ENGINEERING (Season 1) 7.30pm

Using the latest technological insights, this series sheds new light on how incredible feats of ancient engineering were achieved and how they continue to influence modern-day engineers and shape our world.

  • ANIMAL PLANET – FISH OR DIE (Season 1) 9.30pm

For some, fishing is a relaxing solitary experience, but for extreme fishermen and best buddies Chris Owens, Brian Jill, Thad Robison, and Jay Johnson, it’s a passion that drives them to explore some of the most remote and dangerous destinations on the planet in the hopes of finding fish where no one has ever fished before.

  • ID – EVIL LIVES HERE (Season 6) 9.30pm

What if the person closest to you…were a devil in disguise? The new season of Evil Lives Here tells the true, heart-stopping stories of people who shared a home with a killer. In each case, they see suspicious signs that something is amiss…something they can’t quite put their finger on.

AUGUST 4
  • BBC UKTV – KENSINGTON PALACE: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (2 Part Special) 8.30pm

With unrivalled access to Kensington Palace and its impressive grounds in the heart of London, this series discovers how a dedicated team of curators, conservators, gardeners and restorers keep every element of this extraordinary building in perfect order, from the grand and intimate royal rooms to behind the scenes secrets.

  • ANIMAL PLANET – EARTH WONDERS (Season 1) 9.30pm

Earth Wonders looks at the most breathtaking sights in the natural world. Come along as we visit America’s most famous waterfall, Niagara, going on safari in Africa’s Ngorongoro crater. We are dwarfed by the giants of the mighty Redwoods National Park and amazed by the unique and volatile landscape of Iceland’s Vatnajöjull Glacier. Sun yourself in the tropical paradise of Bora Bora and witness the iconic spectacle that is the Grand Canyon.

AUGUST 6
  • ANIMAL PLANET – LEGENDARY LOCATIONS (Season 1) 9.30pm

Legendary Locations hosted by explorer Josh Gates, chronicles the epic tales and secrets of the most iconic and unusual places on Earth. Showcasing breathtaking destinations around the globe, Josh investigates the ancient legends and folklore that made them famous.

AUGUST 7
  • ID – KENTUCKY MURDER MYSTERY: THE TRIALS OF ANTHONY GRAY (2 Hour Special) 8.30pm

In 2007, James and Vivian Gray, retirees in their golden years are gunned down in their rural Kentucky home. The police quickly zero in on their only son Anthony. After a tearful video-taped confession, Anthony is convicted for the murder of his parents, and sentenced to 45 years in prison. But no one and nothing here is what it seems.

AUGUST 9
  • LIFESTYLE FOOD – HELL’S KITCHEN (Season 20) 9.30pm

In Hell’s Kitchen, aspiring chefs are put through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize.

  • DISCOVERY – AUSSIE MEGA MECHANICS (Season 2) 8.30pm

It’s time to go big or go home, as Aussie Mega Mechanics returns to spotlight Australia’s best mechanics as they tackle some of the country’s biggest machines, and the challenges they face while maintaining and repairing the crucial equipment in the industry.

AUGUST 10
  • CRIME + INVESTIGATION – MAKING A MONSTER (Season 1) 8.30pm

In a television first, a group of the world’s leading forensic psychologists, psychiatrists, pathologists and police experts come together to share their own insights into the minds of serial killers.

  • HISTORY – COMBAT SHIPS (Season 2) 7.30pm

Combat Ships tells the stories of the remarkable vessels that have shaped history and the men and women who have crewed them – from Viking longships to missile-carrying destroyers. The earliest ships investigated are Viking longships, vessels that changed the course of history, carrying warriors across the world in search of trade and plunder.

  • BBC UKTV – RICHARD OSMAN’S HOUSE OF GAMES NIGHT (SEASON 1) 8.30pm

Famous faces go toe-to-toe testing their general knowledge in a variety of fun trivia-based games.

AUGUST 11
  • FOX8 – DC’S STARGIRL (Season 2) 8.30pm




Despite stopping the ISA from world domination, the new Justice Society of America still has work to do! Season 2 will see our heroes face up against new threats, villains (new & old) and even the mysterious return of Starman himself.

  • DISCOVERY – DEADLIEST CATCH: BLOODLINE (Season 2) 8.30pm

Eager to reignite Captain Phil’s dream of fishing professionally in Hawaii, Josh and Casey expand their warm water business, setting their sights on the single largest purchaser of seafood in the world: Las Vegas, to fuel their growth on the island chain. Amid lower prices and general disarray in the Hawaiian seafood market due to COVID-19, catching fish isn’t the only problem – now, it’s selling the catch.

  • DISCOVERY TURBO – NASCAR 2020: UNDER PRESSURE (Season 1) 8.30pm

2020 was unlike any other in the history of NASCAR. Just a few races into it, like all sports, NASCAR was forced to shut down and was the first to get restarted. This unique access provides an inside look at all the major themes in the road to crowning the 2020 Cup champion.

AUGUST 12
  • DISCOVERY – GOLD RUSH: DAVE TURIN’S LOST MINE (Season 3) 9.30pm

Miner Dave Turin returns for an epic and emotional journey. After pandemic travel restrictions make Dave’s plans of mining in Alaska impossible, Team Turin finally sets up their operation in Colorado.

AUGUST 13
  • CRIME + INVESTIGATION – THE DEADLY TYPE WITH CANDICE DELONG (Season 1) 7.30pm

Is it possible to identify a killer before they strike? Former FBI investigator and psychologist Candice Delong uses powerful case-studies, drawn from her popular TV shows Deadly Women and Facing Evil, to provide the answer.

  • DISCOVERY TURBO – WORLD’S GREATEST CARS (Season 1) 8.30pm

The Lancia Stratos. The Ferrari F40. The Renault 5. What are the best cars ever built, and why? Mike Brewer, along with a panel of experts including Vicki Butler-Henderson, Ant Anstead and Karun Chandhok, look past the seductive lines and price tags to draw up a list of the greatest cars to ever roll off a production line.

AUGUST 14
  • FOX8 – GOOD TROUBLE (Season 3B) 10.00pm
  • LIFESTYLE HOME – SARAH BEENY’S RENOVATE DON’T RELOCATION (Season 2) 7.30pm

Property developer and renovations expert Sarah Beeny comes to the rescue of homeowners frustrated with their houses, from newlyweds to larger families, helping them to transform their current homes and avoid the stress of selling up and moving.

AUGUST 15
  • FOX ONE – BLUE BLOODS (Season 9) 9.00pm

Revolves around a family of New York cops. Blue Bloods follows the lives of the NYPD’s First Family of Law Enforcement: the Reagans. Frank, the Police Comissioner and son of former PC Henry Reagan, must balance his duties of running the largest police force in the world and being his kids’ boss.

  • FOX ARENA – MATCH GAME (Season 2) 8.30pm

The iconic panel game show, hosted by Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin, features four contestants each week vying for a chance to win $25,000, as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank. From quick-witted comedians to a multi-talented designer, to stars of stage and screen, the stellar lineup of panelists includes Golden Globe, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning entertainers.

  • A&E – ALONE (Season 8) 8.30pm




“Alone” is back like never before and taking place in the most dangerous location yet. 10 contestants fight to survive in the Canadian wilderness on the shores of Chilko Lake, British Columbia. Equipped with just 10 items and a camera kit, each participant must survive in isolation, with the hopes of lasting the longest and winning the $500,000 prize.

  • ID – MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND (Season 3) 8.30pm

Murder in the Heartland tells the complex and dramatic story of a murder in an entirely new way. Instead of a detective-led traditional whodunit story, each episode is told through the collective point-of-view of a Middle American town and its residents.

AUGUST 16
  • HISTORY – HENRY VIII: MAN, MONARCH, MONSTER (Season 1) 8.30pm

How did Henry VIII change from a clever, handsome prince full of promise into an overweight, paranoid multi-married monster? What was it about Henry’s personality that has made him our most infamous King? This sumptuous 3 part drama doc series, Henry VIII – Man, Monarch, Monster, reveals Henry like never before, bringing together a team of renowned Tudor experts to investigate the real man behind the myth.

  • TLC – 1000-LB SISTERS (Season 2) 8.30pm

1000-lb Sisters follows sisters Tammy and Amy Slaton, who are YouTube sensations after building an online presence sharing their lives, weight struggles and hilarious personalities.

  • TLC – EXTREME SISTERS (Season 1) 9.30pm




Sisterly love takes on a whole new meaning in TLC’s new series, Extreme Sisters, following the most obsessive and inseparable sibling relationships. Some sister bonds are closer than others, but these siblings take their obsession to the extreme. From eating the same foods, to sleeping in the same bed and even sharing a boyfriend.

AUGUST 18
  • CRIME + INVESTIGATION – HOW TO SURVIVE A MURDER (Season 1) 7.30pm

Days after the shocking and brutal stabbing death of his mother-in-law Vibeke Rasmussen, filmmaker John MacGibbon picks up his camera and begins a harrowing search for truth. How to Survive a Murder is a remarkable film captured in real time documenting the gut wrenching tale of a preventable crime that should not have occurred.

  • BBC UKTV – HAMPTON COURT: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS (2 Part Special) 8.30pm

Hampton Court was Henry VIII’s most spectacular palace. All of his six wives lived here in the ultimate Tudor residence, and he spent a king’s ransom rebuilding and extending it, making it one of the most modern, sophisticated and magnificent palaces in England. With unique access, this hybrid-history series follows modern day-to-day life.

  • DISCOVERY TURBO – HOT ROD GARAGE (Season 7) 9.30pm

Tony Angelo and Lucky Costa host a project build show that has all the tips, tricks and wrenching you would expect from the crew at Hot Rod Magazine. As the season begins, Tony and Lucky revive one of the most popular HRG builds ever, the Crown Hick.

AUGUST 21
  • FOX8 – MARLON WAYANS: YOU KNOW WHAT IT IS (1 Hour Special) 9.00pm

Marlan Wayans hits the stage for his one-hour stand up special as part of his overall deal with HBO Max.

AUGUST 22
  • TLC – 90 DAY FIANCE (Season 8) 8.30pm

Four new and three returning couples are ready to put it all on the line for what they believe to be true love in a brand-new season of 90 Day Fiance.

AUGUST 23
  • FOX SHOWCASE – THE WALKING DEAD (Season 11) 3.00pm




Alexandria is severely compromised, left a former shell of the home it once was from the carnage and devastation left by the Whisperers. All who live in Alexandria struggle to refortify it and feed its increasing number of residents, which include the survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of Hilltop; along with Maggie and her new group, the Wardens. Their situation is dire as tensions heat up over past events and self-preservation rises to the surface within the ravaged walls.

  • ID – AMERICAN MONSTER (Season 6) 8.30pm

If someone you loved was a cold-blooded killer, how would you know? American Monster uses never-before-seen home video footage to relive the terrifying stories of families who had no idea a murderer was living under their roof.

AUGUST 24
  • FOX SHOWCASE – WENTWORTH (Season 8B) 8.30pm




Wentworth is a critically-acclaimed, award-winning drama following the inmates of a women’s prison as they struggle to survive in this tough, confrontational environment. Season 8 is packed with more action and tension than ever as new faces stir up fresh drama and old scores are finally settled among the legendary cast.

AUGUST 25
  • FOX SHOWCASE – BRITANNIA (Season 3) 8.30pm




An epic and cinematic fantasy drama from award-winning writer Jez Butterworth. Britannia is set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld.

  • FOX8 – SUPERGIRL (Season 6B) 9.30pm

Supergirl brings her heroic journey to a close with the final 13 episodes of season 6.

  • A&E – FORGED IN FIRE (Season 8A) 7.30pm

This is the show that turns the craftsmanship, legend and excitement of weapons-building into an against-the-clock battle of wits, resourcefulness, and ingenuity. Contestants compete over a series of elimination challenges using the “garage” of tools provided. Each challenge centres on fabricating a component of the overall weapon.

  • DISCOVERY – BERING SEA GOLD (Season 9) 9.30pm

In Nome, Alaska there is an estimated two billion dollars’ worth of gold waiting to be discovered in the most unlikely of places. In the depths of the unpredictable Bering Sea, miners are willing to risk it all for the chance to strike it rich.

AUGUST 26
  • FOX SHOWCASE – AMERICAN HORROR STORY (Season 10) 8.30pm




  • LIFESTYLE – AMAZING HOTELS: LIFE BEYOND THE LOBBY (Season 3) 9.30pm

Giles Coren and Monica Galetti roll up their sleeves to work alongside staff in some of the most extraordinary hotels across the globe.

  • FOX8 – ARCHER (Season 12) 8.00pm

Archer returns for one last mission from the suave spy master, Sterling Archer.

  • BBC EARTH – ADE’S CLIMATE PIONEERS (Season 1) 7.20pm

Ade Adepitan travels to countries on the frontline of climate change to find out what humanity is doing to face up to possibly the greatest challenge in our history in a three part series, Ade’s Climate Pioneers.

AUGUST 27
  • HISTORY – MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED: ANIMAL UPRISING (1 Hour Special) 7.30pm

In 2020, as the world went into lockdown, the unexpected began to occur wild animals infiltrated neighborhoods and stalked the empty streets. Discover how the Civil War ruins in Louisiana have transformed into a safe haven for alligators, and Soviet Arctic ghost towns have been overrun by ever-wandering polar bears.

AUGUST 28
  • FOX ARENA – THE GREATEST DANCER (Season 1) 7.30pm

The explosive dance talent show where dancers of any age and style compete to win 50,000 pounds and a chance to perform on Strictly Come Dancing. Produced by Simon Cowell and featuring amazing Celebrity dance talent. Hoping to discover The Greatest Dancer are superstar Dance Captains: Multi-platinum-selling singer Cheryl, Broadway and Glee star Matthew Morrison and Strictly Come Dancing professional Oti Mabuse.

AUGUST 31
  • FOX ONE – BLACKLIST (Season 7) 9.00pm

A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

  • LIFESTYLE – LONG LOST FAMILY (Season 10) 9.30pm

Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell present the documentary series which aims to reunite family members after years of separation, and offers a lifeline for people who are desperate to find long-lost relatives.

MOVIES:

AUGUST 1
  • Come Away – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 7.30pm)




  • The Furnace – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
  • Girl In The Basement – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
  • The Runaway Bunny – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 6.30pm)
  • Expecting Amish – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 2nd)
  • The Wrong Mommy – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 4th)
  • Barbie In The Nutcracker – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 6.30pm, August 6th)
  • My Mommy’s Darkest Secrets – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 7th)
  • Honest Thief – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 7th)




Grizzled action man Liam Neeson is ready to right more wrongs. Here he plays a seasoned bank robber who wants to turn himself in, only to come up against some rogue FBI agents when he does so.

  • Jungleland – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 8th)




  • Ann Rule’s A House On Fire – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 8th)
  • Mommy’s Little Angel – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 9th)
  • The Wrong Tutor – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 11th)
  • Barbie As Rapunzel – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 6.30pm, August 13th)
  • Taken: The Search For Sophie Parker – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 14th)
  • Color Of Love – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 15th)
  • The Neighbor In The Window – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 16th)
  • The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 21st)
  • Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 22nd)
  • The Last Of Robin Hood – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 23rd)
  • The Toyman Killer – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 28th)
  • Indiscretion – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 29th)
  • Love In The Vineyard – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 30th)
AUGUST 7
  • The Croods: A New Age – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 9.00am) – OUR REVIEW




  • All My Life – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 11th)
AUGUST 13
  • Pandemic – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
AUGUST 14
  • Papillon – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
AUGUST 15
  • Archive – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
AUGUST 17
  • Happiest Day – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 22nd)
  • Words On Bathroom Walls – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 19th)
  • Radioactive – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 18th)
AUGUST 21
  • Let Him Go – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)
AUGUST 22
  • Happiest Season 




Harper (Mackenzie Davis) takes her girlfriend Abby (Kristen Stewart) to meet her conservative family for Christmas. Problem is, she’s not out yet – can they keep their relationship under wraps?

AUGUST 24
  • Scooby-Doo! The Sword And The Scoob – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 7.30pm)
  • The Call – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 27th)
AUGUST 27
  • Drone – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm, August 29th)
  • The Empty Man – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 9.00am, August 6th)




AUGUST 28
  • Redemption Day – Drops on VOD 12.00am (LINEAR TX 8.30pm)





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