The best new shows: What to watch in 2015 19



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There are rumours that 2015 could be the best year for television and films.. ever! We have gathered a list of this year’s ‘must sees’ and have also found which of your favourite shows are back again for a new season in 2015.


Peaky Blinders

Must see if you like: Downtown Abby, Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire

Where to watch: Netflix and BBC first (Foxtel)

Peaky Blinders follows Thomas Shelby and his youthful gang through their criminal exploits and occasional good deed. The show is said to be both brutal and riveting. With an amazing case this show has been gaining in international popularity since its release in 2014.


Love Child

Must see if you liked: Love Child Season 1 and House Husbands

Where to watch: Nine

Some of you will remember from 2014 the Australian drama following the residents and staff of a Sydney hospital in the late 60s. The series was based on the national scheme for forced adoption. This season is set to shake things up.



Must see if you like: Arrow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Person of Interest

Where to watch: Foxtel

This television show comes from the creators of Dark Knight Batman series and promises great things for audiences. It is a modern twist on an old western classic about a crazy, rogue cyborg. Anthony Hopkins is set to make an appearance in this rollercoaster ride of a show.



Must watch if you like: House of Cards

Where to watch: ABC

Think House of Cards but comedy! Ex-PM follows Australia’s 3rd longest serving Prime Minister Andrew Dugdale, as he adjusts to life after power in office.



Must watch if you like: War movies and war documentaries

Where to watch: Nine

A landmark event for television, Gallipoli tells the story of a young solider sent on a tour of Gallipoli in an 8 part series. The cast and story are promised to amaze.


How to Get Away With Murder

Must see if you like: Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal

Where to watch: Seven

This addictive looking new thriller follows a law professor who has a strict set of rules for winning a criminal case; discredit all witnesses, find another suspect and bury all available evidence. These rules prove handy for her students who get caught up in serious criminal activity.


Grace and Frankie

Must see if you like: Friends

Where to watch: Netflix

From the creators of the famous TV show Friends, comes the anticipated story of Grace and Frankie: rivals brought together when their husbands and announce their love for each other.


Sammy J and Randy in Rickets Lane

Must see if you like: Sammy J and Randy’s comedy, comedy shows

Where to watch: ABC

After years on the comedy circuit, Sammy J and Randy have their own sitcom which promise slight fun and slightly crude humour. The pair are an interesting couple of house mats; Randy (a purple puppet) is unemployed and who can’t seem to get over his ex-wife while Sammy is an awkward young lawyer.

Sounds strange but is promised to be worth the watch!


The Principal

Must see if you like: Heartbreak High and Breaking Bad

Where to watch: SBS

The Principal tells the story of a history teacher turned principal in a West Sydney suburb. There is plenty of conflict and scandal between the school cliques and all of these issues boil to a head when a student is found dead on school grounds.



Must see if you like: The Code and House of Cards

Where to watch: ABC

Hiding is set to be one of the biggest Australian dramas for 2015 following a family from the Gold Coast who is sent into witness protection.


Back Again in 2015

Some of your old favourites are set to hit your screen again this year.  

Channel 9

  • The Voice
  • The Mentalist
  • The Block

Channel 10

  • Master Chef
  • The Biggest Loser: Families
  • The Good Wife
  • Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries
  • Family Feud

Channel 7

  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • The Force
  • Winners and Losers
  • X Factor


  • Dancing With The Stars
  • Gruen


Do you think you will tune into any of these shows? What was your favourite show in 2014? 

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  1. Probably not, although I might watch Masterchef. I tried to watch Peaky Blinders but just couldn’t get into it.

  2. I loved peaky blinders, arrow, walking dead, Murdoch mysteries, penny dreadful, American horror story and.many more.

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