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New on Netflix, Stan, Prime Video, Foxtel, Disney+ and SBS On Demand in May 2020

Posted: 30 April 2020 5:36 pm
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May is shaping up to be a good month to stay in and binge-watch quality media content.

What are you watching these days? Prestige dramas you never had time for before? Infectious comedies that make you laugh out loud? Addictive reality TV series that go great with a glass of bubbly? Whatever it is, get ready to update your watch list. May is bringing us a wide variety of fresh content to look forward to.

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Netflix starts the month strong with new limited series Hollywood, coming from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan. The show follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood and looks like a fascinating binge. The streaming giant is also releasing new seasons of Dead to Me, Magic for Humans, Selling Sunset, Bordertown and Dynasty. Plus, we'll be getting new weekly episodes of Rick and Morty starting 6 May.

Speaking of weekly series, Netflix will also be the international home of Snowpiercer, the highly anticipated series based on the film of the same name directed by Bong Joon-ho. The show stars Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly, among others, and follows the passengers of the Snowpiercer, a perpetually moving train that circles the globe carrying the remnants of humanity. Snowpiercer premieres in the US 17 May, so it's likely to start arriving on Netflix shortly after.

Netflix also dropped some special news for Aussies to look forward to in the first week of May. Both Prison Break and Homeland are returning once more.

On the movie front, we highly recommend you tune in for The Lovebirds, which stars Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae as a couple on the brink of breaking up who gets unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery. It arrives on 22 May. Or, maybe you want to check out Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend, an interactive Kimmy special. The streaming giant is also premiering Jerry Seinfeld's hour-long special 23 Hours To Kill this month, as well as a new special from Aussie comedian Hannah Gadsby.

Disney+ is bringing out the big guns this month, with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker scheduled to arrive early on the platform, on 4 May. Tune in as the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak, bringing the Skywalker saga to its end. May the fourth be with you!

Over at Prime Video, subscribers should keep an eye out for new comedy Upload, about a young man navigating the afterlife, and intriguing series Dispatches from Elsewhere, which follows the stories of four seemingly ordinary people whose lives are changed forever when they stumble onto a puzzle hidden behind the veil of everyday life. A new season of Homecoming arrives 22 May, this time around starring Janelle Monáe and set to further explore the inner-workings of the mysterious Geist Group.

Furthermore, the streamer is continuing to release Australian stand-up specials on a weekly basis. The roster of award-winning and nominated comedians for this month includes Lano & Woodley, Anne Edmonds, Tom Walker, and Tom Gleeson. On the movie front, we recommend Midsommar, Late Night and Zombieland: Double Tap. There are also several licensed shows scheduled to launch in May – most notably The Good Doctor, Timeless, Counterpart and The Goldbergs.

Meanwhile, Stan is keeping subscribers busy as well with new miniseries The Great, which follows the wildly comedic rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great. Crime fans will likely be interested in Hightown, a drama revolving around a federal Fishery Service Agent who finds herself at the centre of Cape Cod's gruesome heroin epidemic after discovering a body in the bay. There's also Love Life, a rom-com series billed as an HBO Max Original starring Anna Kendrick, which premieres 27 May, the same day as the US.

Wanting more? The service will also premiere new episodes of popular show Billions starting 3 May, as well as drop new seasons of Ray Donovan, Line of Duty and Good Trouble. If you're looking for an exciting comedy, Seasons 1-3 of United States of Tara arrive 22 May. On the same note, Season 2 of acclaimed series Ramy premieres on Stan 30 May.

On SBS On Demand, get ready to laugh – all three seasons of underrated comedy Happy Endings arrive 2 May. New shows on the platform for May include ZeroZeroZero, Baghdad Central, Deliver Us and Made in Italy, to only name a few.

As for Foxtel, black comedy thriller series Run premieres 7 May. The show stars Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson as two ex-lovers who activate a long-planned escape to disappear together. Spoiler alert: it has been getting excellent reviews so far.

More into period dramas? Check out Belgravia, a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th century. For a double portion of Mark Ruffalo, we recommend I Know This Much Is True, a dark miniseries following a man who revisits his relationship with his schizophrenic twin brother. Returning series on Foxtel in May include Aussie Gold Hunters, Deadliest Catch and The 100.

Check out the full list of new streaming titles below.

Title Service Type Release Date
Compliance SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
The Red Balloon SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Blackthorn SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Orchestra Class SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Interlude in Prague SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Jealous SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Willow Creek SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Rock the Cabash SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Ill Manors SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
School of Life SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Return of the Hero SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Ladies SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Comes A Bright Day SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Hustle And Flow SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Tony Erdmann SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
The Man Who Laughs SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Bugsy Malone SBS on Demand Movie 1 May
Fly Amazon Prime Comedy 1 May
Very Very Amazon Prime Comedy 1 May
Thappad Amazon Prime Movie 1 May
The Half of It Netflix Movie 1 May
All Day and a Night Netflix Movie 1 May
Mrs. Serial Killer Netflix Movie 1 May
Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy Netflix Kids & Family 1 May
Tomorrow, When the War Began Netflix Movie 1 May
Clash of the Titans Netflix Movie 1 May
The Edge of Seventeen Netflix Movie 1 May
Primal Fear Netflix Movie 1 May
The Color Purple Netflix Movie 1 May
Cracked Up, The Darrel Hammond Story Netflix Movie 1 May
Osmosis Jones Netflix Movie 1 May
Over the Hedge Foxtel Movie 1 May
Everest Foxtel Movie 1 May
Kick-Ass Foxtel Movie 1 May
Swordfish Foxtel Movie 1 May
Windtalkers Foxtel Movie 1 May
xXx: The Next Level Foxtel Movie 1 May
Austin Powers: Man of Mystery Foxtel Movie 1 May
Hairspray Foxtel Movie 1 May
Killers Foxtel Movie 1 May
Liar, Liar Foxtel Movie 1 May
Mystery Men Foxtel Movie 1 May
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Foxtel Movie 1 May
Yes Man Foxtel Movie 1 May
Angela's Ashes Foxtel Movie 1 May
Braveheart Foxtel Movie 1 May
Gridiron Gang Foxtel Movie 1 May
Infamous Foxtel Movie 1 May
Ladies in Lavender Foxtel Movie 1 May
Once Foxtel Movie 1 May
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Foxtel Movie 1 May
Cheaper By the Dozen Foxtel Movie 1 May
Cheaper By the Dozen 2 Foxtel Movie 1 May
Despicable Me 2 Foxtel Movie 1 May
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls Foxtel Movie 1 May
Ratchet & Clank Foxtel Movie 1 May
Scales: A Mermaid Tale Foxtel Movie 1 May
Shrek Foxtel Movie 1 May
The Golden Compass Foxtel Movie 1 May
The Little Rascals Foxtel Movie 1 May
Tooth Fairy Foxtel Movie 1 May
Where the Wild Things Are Foxtel Movie 1 May
Christine Foxtel Movie 1 May
Commando Foxtel Movie 1 May
Conan the Barbarian (1982) Foxtel Movie 1 May
Death Becomes Her Foxtel Movie 1 May
No Way Out Foxtel Movie 1 May
Reality Bites Foxtel Movie 1 May
A Mouse Tale Foxtel Movie 1 May
Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond Foxtel Movie 1 May
Back To The Sea Foxtel Movie 1 May
Barbie & Her Sisters In A Pony Tale Foxtel Movie 1 May
Barbie: The Pearl Princess Foxtel Movie 1 May
Curious George Foxtel Movie 1 May
Groundhog Dave Foxtel Movie 1 May
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil Foxtel Movie 1 May
Jungle Master Foxtel Movie 1 May
Marco And The Pirates Foxtel Movie 1 May
The Nut Job Foxtel Movie 1 May
The Tale of Despereaux Foxtel Movie 1 May
Dear John Foxtel Movie 1 May
For The Love of the Game Foxtel Movie 1 May
He’s Just Not That Into You Foxtel Movie 1 May
Life As We Know It Foxtel Movie 1 May
Maid in Manhattan Foxtel Movie 1 May
Rumour Has It Foxtel Movie 1 May
Wimbledon Foxtel Movie 1 May
Antitrust Foxtel Movie 1 May
Inside Man Foxtel Movie 1 May
Public Enemies Foxtel Movie 1 May
Savages Foxtel Movie 1 May
Reprisal Foxtel Movie 2 May
Jungle Book SBS on Demand Movie 3 May
Ponyo SBS on Demand Movie 4 May
Match Point SBS on Demand Movie 4 May
Ray SBS on Demand Movie 4 May
Finding Your Feet Netflix Movie 4 May
The Rise of the Skywalker Disney+ Movie 4 May
Hedgehogs Foxtel Movie 4 May
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill Netflix Comedy 5 May
Animal Kingdom SBS on Demand Movie 6 May
Serenity Stan Movie 6 May
Late Night Amazon Prime Movie 6 May
Midsommar Amazon Prime Movie 6 May
X-Ray Earth Foxtel Documentaries 6 May
The UnXplained with William Shatner Foxtel Documentaries 6 May
Late Night Foxtel Movie 6 May
Future Man Season 2 SBS on Demand Comedy 7 May
My Neighbour Totoro SBS on Demand Movie 7 May
A Bigger Splash SBS on Demand Movie 7 May
Scissor Seven Season 2 Netflix Original Anime 7 May
The Lovers Netflix Movie 7 May
Mission: Impossible - Fallout Netflix Movie 7 May
Motherhood Foxtel Movie 7 May
Under the Silver Lake SBS on Demand Movie 8 May
The Hummingbird Project Stan Movie 8 May
Joy Amazon Prime Comedy 8 May
What's Wrong With You? Amazon Prime Comedy 8 May
Dispatches from Elsewhere Amazon Prime Comedy 8 May
Little Monsters Amazon Prime Movie 8 May
Jimmy O Yang: Good Deal Amazon Prime Comedy 8 May
18 regali Netflix Movie 8 May
Whitestar Netflix Kids & Family 8 May
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt Netflix Kids & Family 8 May
The Hollow: Season 2 Netflix Kids & Family 8 May
Little Monsters Foxtel Movie 8 May
Sausage Party Foxtel Movie 9 May
Mamma Mia! Foxtel Movie 10 May
Under the Wire: Life of a War Reporter SBS on Demand Documentaries 11 May
Zerozerozero SBS on Demand Drama 11 May
Hail Satan? Stan Movie 11 May
The Internship Amazon Prime Movie 11 May
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics Netflix Documentaries 11 May
Trial by Media Netflix Documentaries 11 May
Blue's Clues & You Foxtel Kids & Family 11 May
Ready Set Dance Season 2 Foxtel Kids & Family 11 May
Get On Up SBS on Demand Movie 12 May
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt vs. the Reverend Netflix Movie 12 May
True: Terrific Tales Netflix Kids & Family 12 May
Miles Ahead SBS on Demand Movie 13 May
The Wrong Missy Netflix Movie 13 May
Hernan SBS on Demand Drama 14 May
Darklands SBS on Demand Drama 14 May
A Monster Calls SBS on Demand Movie 14 May
Notorious SBS on Demand Movie 14 May
Breaking In Netflix Movie 14 May
Green Zone Foxtel Movie 14 May
Skin Stan Movie 15 May
The Last Narc Amazon Prime Documentaries 15 May
Te quiero, imbecil Netflix Movie 15 May
She-Ra and the Princess of Power Netflix Kids & Family 15 May
National Lampoon's Vacation Netflix Movie 15 May
Kangaroo Jack Netflix Movie 15 May
Human Nature Netflix Movie 15 May
The Butterfly Effect Netflix Movie 15 May
Night School Netflix Movie 16 May
Wanderlust SBS on Demand Movie 18 May
Inferno Foxtel Movie 18 May
The Darjeeling Limited SBS on Demand Movie 19 May
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything Netflix Comedy 19 May
WWII: Battle of Crete Foxtel Documentaries 19 May
Shrek 2 Foxtel Movie 19 May
The Motorcycle Diaries SBS on Demand Movie 20 May
The Kindergarten Teacher Stan Movie 20 May
Angel Has Fallen Amazon Prime Movie 20 May
Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall Netflix Documentaries 20 May
The House with a Clock in Its Walls Netflix Movie 20 May
Angel Has Fallen Foxtel Movie 20 May
Cardinal Season 4 SBS on Demand Drama 21 May
Made in Italy Season 1 SBS on Demand Drama 21 May
The Odyssey SBS on Demand Movie 21 May
Two Weeks' Notice Foxtel Movie 21 May
The Grand Budapest Hotel SBS on Demand Movie 22 May
Homecoming Season 2 Amazon Prime Comedy 22 May
The Lovebirds Netflix Movie 22 May
The Little Rascals Netflix Movie 22 May
First Man Netflix Movie 23 May
Halloween Netflix Movie 23 May
The Clinton Affair SBS on Demand Documentaries 24 May
One Fine Day Foxtel Movie 24 May
Modern Westerns SBS on Demand Movie 25 May
Bone Tomahawk SBS on Demand Movie 25 May
Zombieland: Double Tap Amazon Prime Movie 25 May
Rebelion de los Godinez Netflix Movie 25 May
Zombieland: Double Tap Foxtel Movie 25 May
The Proposition SBS on Demand Movie 26 May
Hannah Gadsby: Douglas Netflix Comedy 26 May
Sweet Country SBS on Demand Movie 27 May
I'm No Longer Here Netflix Movie 27 May
The Kitchen Netflix Movie 27 May
Amazing Grace Foxtel Movie 27 May
The Kitchen Foxtel Movie 27 May
Baghdad Central SBS on Demand Drama 28 May
Jane Got A Gun SBS on Demand Movie 28 May
High Life Stan Movie 28 May
Dorochedoro Netflix Original Anime 28 May
Duplex Foxtel Movie 28 May
The Vast of Night Amazon Prime Movie 29 May
The Vast of Night Amazon Prime Movie 29 May
Somebody Feed Phil Season 3 Netflix Documentaries 29 May
Judy & Punch Stan Movie 30 May
Ramy Season 2 Stan Comedy 30 May
The Little Stranger Netflix Movie 31 May
Flushed Away Foxtel Movie 31 May
Kenny Sebastian: The Most Interesting Person in the Room Netflix Comedy Coming Soon
Parasite Stan Movie Now Streaming
Deliver Us SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Bad Banks Season 2 SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Happy Endings Seasons 1-3 SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Ancient Aliens SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Live PD: Police Patrol SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
In Search Of Season 1 SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Hunting Hitler SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Billions Season 5 Stan TV Shows Premiere
The Great Stan TV Shows Premiere
High Town Stan TV Shows Premiere
The Baker and the Beauty Stan TV Shows Premiere
Bloom Stan TV Shows Premiere
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist Season Finale Stan TV Shows Premiere
The Last O.G. Stan TV Shows Premiere
RuPaul's Drag Race Stan TV Shows Premiere
Vida Series Finale Stan TV Shows Premiere
Ray Donovan Season 6 Stan TV Shows Premiere
Line of Duty Season 5 Stan TV Shows Premiere
Good Trouble Season 2 Stan TV Shows Premiere
United States of Tara Stan TV Shows Premiere
Mother & Son Seasons 5 & 6 Stan TV Shows Premiere
Rake Season 5 Stan TV Shows Premiere
Redfern Now Seasons 1, 2, & Telemovie Stan TV Shows Premiere
Upload Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Homecoming Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Dispatches from Elsewhere Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Upload Season 1 Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
The Good Doctor Seasons 1 & 2 Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
A Very English Scandal Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
The Halycon Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Timeless Seasons 1 & 2 Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Counterpart Seasons 1 & 2 Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Kevin Can Wait Seasons 1 & 2 Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
The Goldbergs Seasons 1 to 6 Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Dispatches from Elsewhere Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Paatal Lok Amazon Prime TV Shows Premiere
Casi Feliz Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Into the Night Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Hollywood Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Workin' Moms Season 4 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Dead to Me Season 2 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The Eddy Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Valeria Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Restaurants on the Edge Season 2 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Rust Vallery Restorers Season 2 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Chichipatos Netflix TV Shows Premiere
White Lines Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Magic for Humans Season 3 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Derapages Netflix TV Shows Premiere
La reina de Indias y el conquistador Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The Big Flower Fight Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Sweet Magnolias Netflix TV Shows Premiere
History 101 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Selling Sunset Season 2 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series Season 2 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Control Z Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Dynasty Season 3 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Blood & Water Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Space Force Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Bordertown Season 3 Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Mystic Pop-up Bar Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Snowpiercer Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Million Dollar Listing Season 12 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Run Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
I Know This Much is True Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
George Clark's Old House New Home Series 4 to 5 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Belgravia Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Aussie Salvage Squad Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Deadliest Catch Season 16 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
60 Days In Season 6 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
The 100 Season 7 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Flack Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Forensic Files II Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Unpolished Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Aussie Gold Hunters Season 5 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Breaking Homicide Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Aussie Gold Hunters S.5 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Breaking Homicide S.2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
The UnXplained S.2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
I Know This Much is True Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
After Truth: Disinformation And The Cost of Fake News Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
The A Word Season 3 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Bad Education Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Kill Chain: The Cyber War On America’s Elections Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Michael McIntyre’s Big Show Season 5 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
The Real Housewives Of NYC Season 12 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Gold Rush: White Water Season 3 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
My Feet Are Killing Me Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Insecure Season 4 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Real Housewives of Cheshire Season 11 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Richard Hammond's Big! Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Season 10 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Mrs. America Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Roswell, New Mexico Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Batwoman Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 5 Single Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Murder in Amish Country Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Homicide's Elite Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Say Yes to the Dress America Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Top Chef All Stars LA Season 17 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Selling Houses Australia Season 13 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Vanderpump Rules Season 8 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Keeping Up With The Kardashians Season 18 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Magnum P.I. Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Katy Keene Season 1 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
My Dream Home Season 8 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Bless This Mess Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere
Single Parents Season 2 Foxtel TV Shows Premiere

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