What To Watch Online This Month

There are plenty of exciting TV and film releases to see you through the next month. With a variety of new picks across Netflix, Now TV, Disney+ and Prime Video, here’s what to add to your June watch list.

Betty – Series 2, Now TV

Back for a second series, Betty follows a diverse group of young women navigating their lives through the predominantly male-oriented world of skateboarding, set against the backdrop of New York City. Starring Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell and Rachelle Vinberg, who all starred in the original film the series is based on, this is a joyful watch.

Available to watch 22nd June

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Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet, Netflix

Breaking Boundaries – The Science Of Our Planet is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and made by award-winning filmmakers Silverback Films, the team behind the landmark Our Planet series and David Attenborough – A Life On Our Planet. This film follows the scientific journey of world-renowned scientist Professor Johan Rockström. It tells the story of the most important scientific discovery of our time – that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the boundaries that have kept it stable for 10,000 years. The documentary offers up the solutions we can and must put in place now if we are to protect Earth’s life support systems. 

Available to watch now

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Dom – Series 1, Prime Video

Dom tells the story of Pedro, a handsome boy from Rio de Janeiro’s middle class who is introduced to cocaine in his teen years, putting him on the path to becoming the leader of a criminal gang that dominated the tabloids in Rio in the early 2000s: Pedro Dom. Shifting between action, adventure and drama, the series also follows Pedro’s father Victor Dantas, who as a teenager, makes a discovery at the bottom of the sea, reports it to the authorities and ends up joining the police intelligence service. As the father and son live opposite lives, often mirroring and complementing each other, both confront situations that blur the lines between right and wrong.

Available to watch now

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Fatherhood, Netflix

In this heart-warming, funny and emotional true story, Kevin Hart stars as a widower taking on one of the toughest jobs in the world: fatherhood. Alfre Woodard, Lil Rel Howery, DeWanda Wise, Anthony Carrigan and Paul Reiser round out this top cast.

Available to watch 18th June

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Genius: Aretha, Disney+

Genius is National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series that dramatises the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators and their extraordinary achievements through their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. This third season explores Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world. Stars Cynthia Erivo as Aretha.

Available to watch now

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Headspace: Unwind Your Mind, Netflix

This fully interactive mindfulness experience is designed to be accessible anytime, anywhere. Headspace co-founder Andy Puddicombe and director of meditation and mindfulness teacher Eve Lewis Prieto return to provide the viewer with three customisable paths: Meditation (a simple guided session), Relax (for a daily wind-down), or Sleep (to calm the mind and body before bed). Viewers can create a path based on their in-the-moment feelings and time constraints. Using the animation and thoughtful communication style that’s made the Headspace app so popular, Unwind Your Mind is a great tool for anyone seeking to kick off or deepen their relationship with meditation. 

Available to watch 15th June

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Lupin – Series 2, Netflix

This French drama was an absolute hit when it landed on Netflix last December – and following a real cliff-hanger ending, fans have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of part two. As a teenager, Assane Diop's life was turned upside down when his father died after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Twenty-five years later, Assane (played by Omar Sy) uses the book Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar as his inspiration to avenge his father. Now, Assane has his back to the wall, and has to think of a new plan, even if it means putting himself in danger. 

Available to watch 11th June

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Saint Maud, Prime Video

Maud is a reclusive young nurse whose impressionable demeanour causes her to pursue a pious path of Christian devotion after an obscure trauma. Now charged with the hospice care of Amanda, a retired dancer with a cancer diagnosis, Maud's fervent faith quickly inspires an obsessive conviction that she must save her ward's soul from eternal damnation, whatever the cost. Truly chilling.

Available to watch now

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The Americans – Series 1-6, Disney+

This excellent series has landed on Disney+ in full. During the Cold War, two Russian spies – who are married to each other and have children – pose as Americans while residing in Washington DC, in order to spy on the American government. The original drama stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys and has one of the best 70s and 80s soundtracks you’ll hear.

Available to watch now

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Too Hot To Handle – Series 2, Netflix

Counting down the weeks until Love Island’s back? This popular no-dating dating show is back at the end of the month along with ten new singles. Anyone who dares to break the rules of no kissing, no heavy petting, and no self-gratification of any kind will see the $100,000 prize drop faster than their libido in this intentionally unromantic reality show.

Available to watch 23rd June

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Now TV

Where'd You Go, Bernadette is an American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater (Boyhood, Before Sunrise), based on the novel of the same name by Maria Semple. It stars Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer and Laurence Fishburne. Bernadette (played by Blanchett) is a loving mother and wife, who spends years stifling her passion and putting her family first. One day, she decides to take matters into her own hands and break free.

Available to watch 18th June

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