Five TV series you must watch this winter

Who doesn’t love tucking in to a great new series while the weather’s chilly? We know we do. Pop some corn and ready your remote. We’ve got your winter TV needs covered.

 

Game of Thrones 

Season 7, Foxtel

It’s the most popular show on television, breaking records and snagging awards all over the globe, and the seventh season is going to be even bigger and better than ever. Going beyond the books, follow your favourite Lannister (ours is Tyrion, obviously), Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen as they fight for ultimate power and survival in this blockbuster fantasy epic. Coming July 2017.

Homeland

Season 6, Network Ten

After shaking off an out-of-the-blue marriage proposal, several attempts on her life, beating down a Berlin terror attack and exposing a mole deep within the intelligence force, our favourite former-CIA agent Carrie Mathison is locked, loaded for more action-packed drama. Season six takes us back to US soil, and you won’t believe what’s in store for the stars in New York. Out now.

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Ronny Chieng: International Student

Season 1, ABC

Ronny Chieng’s been tickling funny bones in New York on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah for the past year, but in this ground-breaking comedy series he’s back in Melbourne, and back at university! With stories inspired by his real-life experiences as an international student, Ronny’s satirical take on Aussie university life and ‘no B.S.’ attitude will have you in stitches. Coming July 2017.

True Story

Season 1, Channel 9

The boys from Caravan of Courage are due to return to our screens this June with a hysterical new comedy profiling everyday Australians and their hilarious true stories. Each episode, some of Australia’s most beloved actors and comedians will come together to recreate these sidesplitting true tales. Why? Because fact is funnier than fiction! Coming June 2017.

Outnumbered

Seasons 1–5, ABC iView

Looking for something for your next family binge-watching session? Outnumbered is a laugh-out-loud comedy about the life in the Brockman household. Experience the daily rollercoaster ride of family life as Mum and Dad attempt to raise their three, inquisitive and imaginative kids with minimum emotional damage for all concerned. Out now.

Looking for more great TV shows to keep you occupied this winter? Check out Rotten Tomatoes for extra info, ideas and reviews.