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Where can I watch my favourite shows online?

Where can I watch my favourite shows online?

These days, many of us are subscribing to more than one streaming service, each with a long list of movies and TV shows available to stream at any time. But with so many new shows and movies being released to streaming services each week, it can be hard to figure out where to watch both new shows and your old favourites.

So if you’ve ever Googled “where can I watch [fill in your favourite show]”, this is the list for you. Here are some of the most searched-for TV shows and movies and where you can find them.

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Where can I watch The Mandalorian UK?

The Mandalorian was the first original TV show to be released on Disney Plus. Created by Jon Favreau, the man who first brought Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man into the world, The Madalorian is set in the Star Wars universe. It follows the growing relationship between a Mandalorian bounty hunter and a baby version of Yoda. Hijinx and cuteness ensues.

Both seasons of The Madalorian are streaming now on Disney Plus.

Where can I watch Rick and Morty season 4?

The foul-mouthed “evil” genius and his sidekick grandson became instant cult classics when the first season of Rick and Morty aired back in 2013. Since then, their adventures have taken them through time and across dimensions as each season seems to get bigger and more insane.

You can stream Rick and Morty season 4 as well as all the previous seasons on Netflix and All4.

Where can I watch Rick and Morty season 5?

Rick and Morty season 5 is due to air in the US on 20 June 2021 on Adult Swim. It’s likely that, like previous seasons, Rick and Morty’s fifth season will be released weekly episode-by-episode, most likely on E4.

At the time of writing, there is no official UK release date for season 5, and it hasn’t been confirmed if the rights to air the show will remain with E4 or move back to Netflix.

Where can I watch HBO UK?

HBO has long had a relationship with Sky, making Sky Atlantic the exclusive home of HBO shows in the UK. And since there are no plans for HBO Max to become available in the UK, Sky and NOW will remain the only place to watch HBO shows as and when they air. Read our guide on how to watch HBO in the UK for more details.

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Where can I watch Chernobyl?

Chernobyl was co-produced by HBO and Sky and so is available to watch on Sky Atlantic. You can watch Sky Atlantic with Sky or NOW subscriptions.

Based on the real life events that took place in the Soviet Union in 1986, the dramatic series documents one of the worst nuclear disasters in human history.

Where can I watch Game of Thrones?

Produced by HBO, UK viewers can watch all seasons of Game of Thrones on Sky Atlantic, either on Sky or NOW. Game of Thrones was, without a doubt, the biggest TV show of all time. And despite a less than satisfying final season, it remains a modern-day classic.

Where can I watch Westworld?

You can watch both seasons of Westworld on Sky Atlantic on Sky or NOW, or buy individual episodes on Amazon Prime Video.

Westworld has been the main attraction of HBO’s original programming following the end of Game of Thrones. It has filled the dragon-shaped void in our lives with androids, cowboys and a futuristic sci-fi world with plenty of twists throughout.

The highly-successful series was renewed for its fourth season before its third even ended. As yet there’s still no official release date, which is to be expected as was a two-year gap between season one and two. Plus, COVID.

Where can I watch Succession?

Succession is another popular HBO show, currently filming its third season. You can watch the exploits of the Logan family via Sky or NOW on Sky Atlantic.

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Where can I watch Love Island?

The ITV reality TV show that’s taken the world by storm since it premiered in 2015 is pretty much all the TV world talks about each summer. Love Island airs on ITV, but if you want to watch past seasons you’ll need to subscribe to the ITV/BBC streaming service, Britbox.

Where can I watch Friends?

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For now, Friends is still available to stream on Netflix in the UK. Even those of us who know the entire series word-for-word, rewatching Friends is a source of great comfort. Friends has bounced from network to network over the years, appearing on terrestrial and satellite TV channels before making its way to streaming services.

Streaming rights in the US are a little more complicated, as while Friends originally aired on NBC who now have their own Peacock streaming service, it was produced by Warner Bros, owners of HBO. As such, Friends moved from Netflix to HBO Max. And had the reunion special gone ahead, it would have been streamed on HBO Max as well.

Where can I watch The Office (US)?

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At the moment, you can watch The US Office on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Even if you were a fan of the UK original series from Ricky Gervais, there’s no denying that the US Office far surpassed the UK original, and remains one of the most rewatched series in the world.

Like Friends, The Office first aired on NBC, and as such rights to the show have since returned to NBC in the US, and it was one of the headline shows when it first launched Peacock.

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Where can I watch The Handmaid's Tale?

Channel 4 has had the exclusive rights to The Handmaid’s Tale since its first season, and it will be the first place to watch season 4 when it is released. Unfortunately, at the time of writing there is still no official UK release date.

You can catch up on all the previous seasons on Amazon Prime Video while you wait.

Where can I watch The Act?

Based on the true story of a toxic mother-daughter relationship (literally) starring Patricia Arquette, The Act was originally exclusively available on Hulu in the US. Now, all eight episodes of The Act are available on Amazon Prime in the UK.

You can either purchase the individual episodes, or watch as part of an additional subscription to StarzPlay for £4.99. StarzPlay has a lot of exclusive content that’s well worth getting a free 7-day trial to see what you’d enjoy.

Alternatively, each episode is £1.89 in standard definition or £2.49 in HD.

Where can I watch Killing Eve?

Everyone’s favourite killer-for-hire, Killing Eve is a BBC America production and as such aired on BBC here in the UK. You can stream all the episodes on BBC iPlayer, or download and watch them all through your Sky Q set-top box.

Where can I watch Harry Potter?

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You can watch all the Harry Potter movies on Sky and NOW on the Sky Cinema channel at various times of the year, especially around Christmas.

Harry Potter is probably the only family franchise that isn’t owned by Disney and so isn’t available on Disney Plus. The magical movie series was produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, Disney’s big rival. Fortunately, Warner Bros content is exclusively available on Sky.

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Where can I watch The Walking Dead?

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New episodes of The Walking Dead air on the FOX channel in the UK. FOX is part of select TV bundles provided by Sky TV, Virgin Media and BT TV.

If you don't have a TV provider and want to watch The Walking Dead, FOX is included as part of the NOW Entertainment membership. If you need to catch up on previous seasons of The Walking Dead while you wait, old episodes are available on Amazon Prime.

Since 2010, The Walking Dead has been breaking viewership records and dominating pop culture conversations.

The Walking Dead is record-breaking TV, setting all-time-high viewing figures for a show broadcast on a US cable channel. It's not hard to see why it's been such a monster hit.

Lavish special effects and innovative zombie jump-scares are just the half of it. The show's success is also built on striking characters, gripping action and tight plotting.

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Where can I watch Vikings?

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All six seasons of Vikings are available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. Produced by History Channel, this somewhat biographical series follows the life and legacy of legendary Norse hero, Ragnar Lothbrok. A combination of historically accurate timelines and slightly embellished personal storylines, Vikings was a great substitute for Game of Thrones, just with fewer dragons.

Where can I watch The Wire?

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You can stream every episode of The Wire on NOW. The award-winning crime drama is one of the most revered and critically acclaimed TV shows of all time. It followed Detective James McNulty and his often-futile efforts to infiltrate a West Baltimore drug ring, and is also the show that made Idris Elba a household name.

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Where can I watch Keeping up with the Kardashians?

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You can stream all 20 seasons of Keeping Up With The Kardashians on NOW with a hayu TV membership.

Whether you love them, hate them, or love to hate them, the Kardashians revolutionised the world of reality TV. And even though their uniquely popular show has finally come to an end, you can always rewatch all the dramas that have taken place over the last 14 years.

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Where can I watch The Greatest Showman?

You can buy The Greatest Showman on Amazon Prime Video for £9.99 or rent it for £3.49.

Unfortunately, Hugh Jackman and his fellow cast members are not available on any streaming services unless you pay an additional fee to buy or rent the movie. The magnificent musical movie that follows the historic rise to fame PT Barnum’s circus, The Greatest Showman is a modern-day classic.

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