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Top 10 TV shows in Australia this week and where to watch them

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Catch up with the shows everyone seems to be talking about.

With plenty of streaming services fighting for your attention and new shows released literally every day, figuring out what to watch can be a struggle. Yet some titles manage to stand out from the crowd and become instant pop culture staples.

If you're looking to join in the conversation, we've got you covered. Below are 10 series that are enjoying quite the hype at the moment.

We made this list using both trends and our own expert preferences and it is updated weekly.

We look at what's popular on a service's app and utilise the expert and critical opinion of our streaming expert, who has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. You can't go wrong with adding any of these titles to your watchlist.

Don't worry if you don't have some of these services and think you'll miss out, you can catch a bunch of these shows using streaming free trials if you're a new customer.

If you have services that don't feature these shows, maybe it's time to switch and get more value from your streaming subscription.

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1. Star Wars: Tales of the Empire


Year: 2024

Cast: Diana Lee, Rya Kihlstedt, Meredith Salenger, Jason Isaacs

Star Wars: Tales of the Empire is a six-part animated anthology series set during the Imperial Era. The series features characters from the Star Wars prequel trilogy era including a young Count Dooku before he joined the dark side.

You can binge the entire series on Disney Plus.

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2. Fallout


Year: 2024

Cast: Ella Purnell, Walter Goggins, Aaron Clifton Moten, Kyle MacLachlan, Moisés Arias

Fallout is a live-action adaptation of Bethesda's bestselling video game franchise. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic alternate reality and follows the descendants of underground fallout shelters as they return to the surface for the first time.

The star-studded cast includes Ella Purnell (Yellowjackets), Walter Goggins (The Hateful Eight) and Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks).

Watch new episodes every week on Paramount Plus.

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3. Ripley


Year: 2024

Cast: Andrew Scott, Dakota Fanning, Johnny Flynn, Eliot Sumner

Ripley is a new adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1955 crime novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, which was previously brought to the screen by the late, great Anthony Minghella in 1999.

Shot by the Academy Award winning cinematographer Robert Elswit (Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood), the series is heavily inspired by noir with all 8 episodes shot in sumptuous black-and-white.

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4. Tom Jones


Year: 2023

Cast: Solly McLeod, Sophie Wilde, Hannah Waddingham, Pearl Mackie

Tom Jones is the latest adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel about the pitfalls of polite society in 18th century England.

The 4-part series stars Australian actress Sophie Wilde as the virtuous Sophia Western and Solly McLeod as her titular love interest.

Watch Tom Jones on BritBox.

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5. Star Trek: Discovery


Year: 2024

Cast: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman

The fifth and final season of Star Trek: Discovery is now streaming on Paramount Plus.

The crew of the starship USS Discovery embark on a quest to retrieve an artefact hidden inside an 800-year-old Romulan vessel, leading to the greatest treasure in the known galaxy.

New episodes drop every week on Paramount Plus from April 4.

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6. A Gentleman in Moscow


Year: 2024

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Fehinti Balogun, Daniel Cerqueira

Set during the Bolshevik Revolution, A Gentleman in Moscow follows the plight of Count Alexander Rostov (McGregor), a Russian aristocrat imprisoned in a hotel in Moscow. With sumptuous production design and a standout performance by Ewan McGregor, the series is a must for Russophiles, history buffs and fans of compelling drama.

New episodes land weekly on Paramount Plus.

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7. Parasyte: The Grey


Year: 2024

Cast: Jeon So-nee, Koo Kyo-hwan, Lee Jung-hyun

Parasyte: The Grey is a South Korean science-fiction horror series based on the critically acclaimed manga by Hitoshi Iwaaki.

The premise is not dissimilar to The Last Of Us, with alien parasites hosing and taking over humans, complete with grotesque facial mutations. However, instead of being mindless zombies, these parasites are hyper intelligent.

Parasyte: The Grey will be releasing on Netflix on April 5.

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8. Shōgun


Year: 2024

Cast: Hiroyuki Sanada, Yoshii Toranaga, Cosmo Jarvis, John Blackthorne, Anna Sawai

Based on the best-selling novel by James Clavell, Shōgun takes place in feudal Japan during the chaotic onset of the Edo period.

With epic battle scenes, political intrigue and lashings of sex and violence, it is being described as Game of Thrones with samurai.

Now onto its seventh episode, the series continues to impress with its stunning production values and complex characters.

Catch new episodes every Tuesday on Disney Plus.

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9. X-Men '97


Year: 2024

Cast: Jennifer Hale, Ray Chase, Lenore Zann

X-Men '97 is a 10-episode revival of the popular X-Men: The Animated Series which ran from 1992 to 1997. (Shouldn't it be called X-Men '98?)

Produced by Marvel Studios, X-Men '97 uses a similar animation style and many of the same voice artists, making it a must for fans of the original series.

The plot picks up after the events of X-Men: The Animated Series with the X-Men facing new challenges following the loss of their leader, Professor X.

Episodes arrive weekly on Disney Plus.

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10. The Jinx Part Two


Year: 2024

Featuring: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Dick DeGuerin

Andrew Jarecki's phenomenal true crime documentary series returns for its second season. After unwittingly admitting to "killing them all" in season 1, American real estate heir Robert Durst finds himself charged with murder. The second season follows the blockbuster court trial and its aftermath.

New episodes swan in each week on BINGE and Foxtel Now.

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New additions

  • Star Wars: Tales of the Empire
  • The Jinx Part Two
  • Fallout

Want to find out about the top streaming services? Check out our guide to the best streaming services in Australia.

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