Foxtel Magazine October 2021

Settle in and discover some of the most-talked about TV programs, latest films and live sport from around the world in FOXTEL magazine. With exclusive access to some of the globe’s biggest stars including Nicole Kidman, Kaley Cuoco and Jude Law, as well as local talent on hit series such as Wentworth, Selling Houses Australia, Love It or List It Australia and Gogglebox Australia, FOXTEL magazine takes you behind the scenes of your favourite shows while also introducing you to new ones. Our dedicated FOXTEL Insider, The Watch List, movie, lifestyle and sport sections bring readers all the latest news and info in an entertaining and easy-to-read format, while the magazine is the only place you will find the entire month of listings all in one place.

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It’s been a while between cocktails for the cast of The Real Housewives of Melbourne, but we’re thrilled to welcome them back to the fold this month, for what is sure to be a drama-fuelled outing. With four new faces joining the action this time around, we gathered the three returning stars – Gamble Breaux, Jackie Gillies and Janet Roach – for a glamorous photo shoot and interview, during which they filled us in on what they’ve been up to since the cameras stopped rolling, including twins on the way for Gillies! If drama is what you’re after, then look no further than HBO’s Succession, which returns for its highly anticipated third instalment. Following last season’s explosive cliffhanger, expect the gloves to come off for the dysfunctional Roy clan. And sports fans have…

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don’t miss

SARAH BEENY’S NEW LIFE IN THE COUNTRY Starts October 5, Tuesdays at 8.30pm on LifeStyle [106] and watch On Demand She’s made a career of making property dreams come true for others – now it’s Sarah Beeny’s turn. The British presenter swaps bustling London for life on a former dairy farm in this series that follows the building of her family’s new home. SALUTE TO THE LEADING LADIES Starts October 2, Saturdays at 8.30pm on FOX Classics [117] Every Saturday evening in October, FOX Classics pays tribute to the stars who shone brightest during the Golden Age of Hollywood with their beloved movies, starting with Audrey Hepburn’s timeless turn as a society girl in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. COVER IMAGE: GINA MILICIA. CONTENTS PHOTOS: GINA MILICIA; WARNER BROS; HBO; GETTY IMAGES; HAT TRICK; PARAMOUNT PICTURES…

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the nuclear option

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD (s7A) Starts October 18, Mondays EXPRESS at 5pm, ENCORE at 9.30pm and watch On Demand FOX SHOWCASE [112] What lurks in the radioactive ashes of a missile attack may pose a significantly worse threat than the mere undead when Fear the Walking Dead returns. After a blast of a season-six finale, in which cult leader Teddy (John Glover) set off nuclear warheads before being killed by betrayed teen Dakota (Zoe Colletti), Morgan (Lennie James) and Grace (Karen David) are trying to raise Rachel’s (Brigitte Kali Canales) baby in the hull of a submarine. Meanwhile, June (Jenna Elfman) and John Dorie Sr (Keith Carradine) are holed up in Teddy’s bunker, and the enigmatic Victor Strand (Colman Domingo) is revelling in once again defying death. “It’s time for Strand to double-down on his…

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“it didn’t feel real!”

GOGGLEBOX AUSTRALIA (s14) Wednesdays at 7.30pm and watch On Demand LifeStyle [106] When Gogglebox Australia returned last month, fans were over the moon to see that so too had original larrikins Adam and Symon, following a three-season hiatus. Having missed being part of the hit program after departing at the end of season 10, their decision to come back to the show that made them household names was “very easy”, Adam tells FOXTEL magazine. “We were more than happy to be back and sitting on the couch, and excited to be back together,” he enthuses. Adds Symon: “It happened so fast that I actually had to call my mum and say, ‘Hey, you might see it in the paper, but I’m going back on Gogglebox,’ just because it didn’t feel real until it was in the…

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decoding the giants of the nba

After a delayed start last year due to COVID-19, the 2021-22 season of the NBA is set to begin on schedule on October 19 (US time), with 2020-21 victors the Milwaukee Bucks hoping to retain the crown. As excitement builds, we hear from some true legends of the game. NBA LIVE from Wednesday October 20 at 10.30am on ESPN [509] “I like playing for the purple and gold. This is where I want to finish up”– Kobe Bryant DECODED: The late Kobe Bryant got his wish, spending his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. “You can’t be afraid to fail, it’s the only way you succeed. You’re not gonna succeed all the time and I know that”– LeBron James DECODED: Los Angeles Lakers golden boy LeBron James may be one of the greatest NBA…

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role call with jennifer lawrence

With her down-to-earth, say-anything attitude and demonstrable talent, Jennifer Lawrence quickly became a hot Hollywood commodity following her breakout role as Mystique in X-Men: First Class. But it was picking up the bow and arrows of the courageous Katniss Everdeen in sci-fi franchise The Hunger Games that cemented her status as a role model and saw her become the world’s highest paid actress for 2015 and 2016. As all four of the Hunger Games movies come to FOXTEL this month, we look at these films and more – all available On Demand – that prove her star power. X-MEN: FIRST CLASS 2011) & X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (2014) Although playing Mystique in the X-Men prequels was a game-changer for Lawrence, the shape-shifting villain’s blue skin meant spending close to eight hours each day…