Always Be Streaming - 11 December 2020

The weekly guide to new and returning TV

Yes. A third email from me today. But it’s the last. I swear.

The big title this week is Your Honor. It’s the new show from Peter Moffatt (The Night Of, Criminal Justice) and executive produced by Robert & Michelle King. It stars Bryan Cranston in his first major TV work since Breaking Bad.

For Australian ABW readers, there’s also Stan’s Christmas movie A Sunburnt Christmas. If you’re into that kind of thing.

returning:

Shameless (s11), Attack on Titan (s4), Tin Star (s3), Mr Iglasias (s3)


new:

A Sunburnt Christmas - Stan

StarsSullivan StapletonDaniel HenshallLing Cooper Tang
On an outback farm ravaged by drought, the lives of a struggling family are upended when a runaway criminal dressed as Santa Claus crashes onto their property.

Your Honor - Showtime | Stan

StarsBryan CranstonHunter DoohanMichael Stuhlbarg
Bryan Cranston stars as a judge confronting his convictions when his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family. He faces impossible choices and discovers how far a father will go to save his son's life.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special - Disney+

StarsOlivia RodrigoJoshua BassettSofia Wylie
The cast of High School Musical: The Musical - The Series (2019) share anecdotes of memorable holidays from their childhoods, best presents, favorite traditions, family photos, and New Year's resolutions.

Wolfwalkers - Apple TV+

StarsHonor KneafseyEva WhittakerSean Bean
A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she befriends a free-spirited girl from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night.

The Prom - Netflix

StarsMeryl StreepJames CordenNicole Kidman
A troupe of hilariously self-obsessed theater stars swarm into a small conservative Indiana town in support of a high school girl who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.

Kings of Jo’Burg - Netflix

StarsLlewellyn CordierConnie FergusonShona Ferguson
The Masire brothers rule Johannesburg's criminal underworld but a supernatural family curse and a tangled web of betrayal threaten to destroy them.

The Mess You Leave Behind - Netflix

StarsInma CuestaRoberto EnríquezPaul Galliano
Based on the novel of the same name winner of the Primavera award 2016. Raquel, a young literature teacher, gives her marriage a second chance and moves to her husband's birth town, which hides a dark secret she will try to unravel.

I’m Your Woman - Amazon Prime Video

StarsRachel BrosnahanMarsha Stephanie BlakeArinzé Kene
In this 1970s set crime drama, a woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.

The Wilds - Amazon Prime Video

StarsRachel GriffithsSophia AliShannon Berry
A group of teens must survive after a crash leaves them stranded. There's just one twist to this thrilling drama - these girls did not end up on this island by accident.

Let Them All Talk - HBO Max

StarsMeryl StreepGemma ChanDianne Wiest
A famous author goes on a cruise trip with her friends and nephew in an effort to find fun and happiness while she comes to terms with her troubled past.


That’s it for this week. Let’s be careful out there.