Here's what's new on Stan, Netflix, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video in May


Every month Stan, Netflix Australia, Foxtel, and Amazon Prime Video add a range of new content to their streaming services, so we’ve picked a few highlights for May.

Sweetbitter airs on Stan on Monday, May 7, and is based on the novel by Stephanie Danler. Tess is 22 and comes to New York to try and make it like so many others before her. While she waits for her big break, she’s invited to train at one of the best restaurants in the city, and thinks she’s found a safe job and steady income. Little does she know she’s about to get swept up by the chaotic, adrenalised world behind-the-scenes.

Check out the trailer below.

“Whatever you do, don’t get wet.”

That’s the tagline for Netflix’s chilling new series The Rain. If you’ve had enough of zombies, but still love a-devastating-apocalyptic-event-that-could-wipe-out-the-earth story, tune in to this new series when it airs on Friday May 4.

Check out the trailer below.

English actress Natalie Dormer of “Game of Thrones” and “Hunger Games” fame joins Australian actors in the new Picnic at Hanging Rock 6-part series on Foxtel, airing on Sunday May 6.

It’s an adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s 1967 book of the mysterious story of four young women who venture out into bushland at Hanging Rock in Victoria for a picnic, and never return.

Watch the trailer below.

Here’s what’s coming up in May.


    Sweetbitter (May 7)
    Vida (May 7)
    I’m Dying Up Here: Season 2 (May 14)
    Swedish Dicks: Season 2 (May 17)

    Continuing series
    Billions (Mondays)
    iZombie (Tuesdays)
    Rise (Wednesdays)
    RuPaul’s Drag Race (Fridays)
    Imposters (Fridays)
    Adventure Time (May 4)

    New series
    Around the World in 80 Days (May 3)
    The Resident (May 6)

    TV shows
    Shaun The Sheep: Season 4 (May 1)
    The Affair: Season 3 (May 21)
    Tomorrow When The War Began: Season 1 (May 28)
    Doubt: Season 1 (May 31)

    Big Sick (May 1)
    Abe & Bruno (May 3)
    Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (May 3)
    Sherlock Holmes: Leading Lady (May 3)
    Deep Sea 7 (May 5)
    The Circle (May 15)
    The Perks of Being A Wallflower (May 15)
    The Last Will Be The Last (May 16)
    Twice Born (May 17)
    Friday After Next (May 18)
    Killer Joe (May 19)
    Logan Lucky (May 22)
    Hitman’s Bodyguard (May 24)
    The Dinner (May 26)
    Gifted (May 29)
    Overdrive (May 29)
    How Much Do You Love Me? (May 30)

    World movies
    Limbo (May 5)
    Breathless Time (May 8)
    Blue is the Warmest Colour (May 9)
    Red Earth (May 9)
    Absolution (May 10)
    Do You See Me? (May 12)
    Perez (May 14)
    The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (May 16)
    Fiore (May 20)
    Mr Kaplan (May 23)
    King of Devil’s Island (May 23)
    An Italian Name (May 27)
    Self Made (May 29)
    How Much Do You Love Me? (May 30)
    Land Of Saints (May 30)

    Timmy Time: Season 3 (May 1)
    My Life As A Zucchini (May 1)
    The Powerpuff Girls: Season 3 (May 4)
    Robotech: The Series (May 10)

Netflix Australia

    Original series
    Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments: Season 3 (May 2)
    Riverdale: Season 2 (May 3)
    Designated Survivor: Season 2 (May 3)
    A Little Help With Carol Burnett (May 4)
    Busted!: Season 1 (May 4)
    Dear White People: Volume 2 (May 4)
    The Rain (May 4)
    My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Tina Fey (May 4)
    The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale (May 6, 13)
    Bill Nye Saves The World: Season 3 (May 11)
    Mob Psycho 100: Season 1 (May 22)
    Terrace House: Opening New Doors: Part 2 (May 22)
    Fauda: Season 2 (May 24)
    The Toys That Made Us: Season 2 (May 25)
    The Break With Michelle Wolffe (May 27)
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (May 30)
    My Guest Needs No Introduction With Howard Stern (May 31)

    Original film
    Anon (May 4)
    The Kissing Booth (May 11)
    Ibiza (May 25)

    Original comedy
    John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous Live At Radio City (May 1)
    Ali Wong: A Hard Knock Wife (May 13)
    Tig Notaro Happy To Be Here (May 22)
    Steve Martin And Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life (May 25)

    Original documentary
    End Game (May 4)
    Evil Genius: The True Story Of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist (May 11)
    Explained (May 23)

    Kong: King Of The Apes: Season 2 (May 4)
    Spirit Riding Free: Season 5 (May 11)
    The Who Was? Show: Season 1 (May 11)
    Trollhunters: Part 3 (May 25)

    Little Giants (May 3)
    The Simpsons Movie (May 5)
    Dirty Grandpa (May 6)
    Mother’s Day (May 11)
    Mulholland Drive (May 11)
    Archer: Season 8 (May 23)


    New series
    C.B. Strike (May 1)
    Gunpowder (May 1)
    Mr. Avila (May 1)
    Paul Hollywood: A Baker’s Life (May 1)
    Ice: Season 1 (May 2)
    For The People (May 3)
    Picnic At Hanging Rock (May 6)
    Save Me (May 22)
    Manson Speaks (May 26)
    Aussie Gold Hunters: Season 3 (May 31)

    Sport on-demand
    UEFA Champions League Semi Finals & Final (May 2-3, final May 27)
    Supercars Championship: Perth Supersprint (May 4-6)
    2017/2018 Hyundai A League Grand Final (May 6)
    Supercars Championship: Winton Supersprint (May 18 – 20)
    Formula One World Championship: Perth Supersprint (May 4-6)
    Formula One World Championship: Winton Supersprint (May 18 – 20)

    New movies
    101 Dalmatians (May 1)
    102 Dalmatians (May 1)
    6 Days (May 1)
    America’s Sweethearts (May 1)
    Beverly Hills Chihuahua (May 1)
    Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (May 1)
    Big Business (May 1)
    Big Miracle (May 1)
    Bolt (May 1)
    The Breakfast Club (May 1)
    Can’t Stop The Music (May 1)
    Carousel (May 1)
    Charlotte’s Web (May 1)
    Conan The Barbarian (1982) (May 1)
    Dance Flick (May 1)
    Days Of Thunder (May 1)
    The Devil Wears Prada (May 1)
    An Education (May 1)
    Eight Below (May 1)
    Fatal Attraction (May 1)
    The Forbidden Kingdom (May 1)
    The Fox And The Hound (May 1)
    The Fox And The Hound II (May 1)
    The Good Thief (May 1)
    Greenberg (May 1)
    Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (May 1)
    Homeward Bound II: Lost In San Francisco (May 1)
    The Jacket (May 1)
    Jazz Singer (May 1)
    Johnny English (May 1)
    Just Friends (May 1)
    Kissing Jessica Stein (May 1)
    Lady And The Tramp (May 1)
    Lady Macbeth (May 1)
    The Lake House (May 1)
    Legends Of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (May 1)
    Life Is Ruff (May 1)
    Mannequin (May 1)
    Martha Marcy May Marlene (May 1)
    Maudie (May 1)
    Mune: Guardian Of The Moon (May 1)
    My Sister’s Keeper (May 1)
    Never Been Kissed (May 1)
    Overboard (May 1)
    The Perfect Storm (May 1)
    Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves (May 1)
    Black Mask (May 1)
    Camp Nowhere (May 1)
    Smother (May 1)
    Rock Dog (May 1)
    Rock Star (May 1)
    The Rose (May 1)
    Taken (May 1)
    The Talented Mr. Ripley (May 1)
    To Be Or Not To Be (May 1)
    U-571 (May 1)
    Unstoppable (May 1)
    The Virgin Suicides (May 1)
    War And Peace (May 1)
    What Happened To Monday? (May 1)
    X-Men: Days Of Future Past (May 1)
    The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (May 2)
    The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor (May 6)
    Your Highness (May 7)
    Annabelle: Creation (May 8)
    Daddy Day Care (May 9)
    Girls Trip (May 13)
    All Saints (May 14)
    The Emoji Movie (May 14)
    Air Force One (May 15)
    An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (May 15)
    Atomic Blonde (May 15)
    The Fault In Our Stars (May 15)
    Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You (May 15)
    Shanghai Noon (May 15)
    The Son Of Bigfoot (May 15)
    The Time Of Their Lives (May 15)
    Royal Hearts (May 15)
    A Royal Winter (May 19)
    Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (May 21)
    The Journey (May 23)
    Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (May 26)
    Fahrenheit 451 (May 29)

Amazon Prime Video

    Her Composition (May 1)
    Everything in the Song is True (May 1)
    A Normal Life (May 1)
    Diablo Guardian (May 4)
    As Good As It Gets? (May 14)
    Association of Volleyball Professionals Pro Beach Volleyball Tour Austin Open (18-20 May)

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