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11 Of The Best Shows On Stan

By Natasha Gamra - 21 Jun 2019

The hunt for the next Stan binge never ends so with that in mind, here’s a sling of the best shows to watch on Stan right now.

In the mix, you’ll find all the complex drama to get stuck into and a hefty bunch of Australian plots worth a solid binge. 

Here are 11 of the best shows on Stan.

Billions

This long-running series is loosely based on the true story about a former U.S Attorney’s legal battle with a hedge fund manager. Billions is filled with manipulation, insider-trading, possession and it will keep you hooked to your screen every single episode. Head here to watch Billions on Stan.

Catch-22

Catch-22 is the satirical dark comedy you need in your life stat. The miniseries, based on the book by the same name, stars George Clooney, Christopher Abbott and Kyle Chandler, follows the story of a US Air Force Bombardier in World War II stationed on the island of Pianosa. He’s an individualist who seeks to protect his own life by fleeing to the hospital all due to “catch-22” Air Force regulations prevent him from being grounded for illness or obtaining leave.

The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair

Patrick Dempsey stars as disgraced novelist Harry Quebert who is under trial for the murder of Nola Kellergan, a 15-year-old missing for many years who was found buried on his property. This all comes to light when Marcus Goldman, a young writer, has headed down to Quebert’s house to bring his story to fruition. Head here to watch The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair on Stan.

Bloom

This Australian drama web series stars legends Jacki Weaver and Phoebe Tonkin, who both play Gwen Reed. Bloom starts a year after a flood has claimed the lives of five people in this country town. But in the backyard of one of the residents, a new plant is discovered that flushes people with youth. And when this new miracle arises, people end up going crazy and lives are being torn apart. Head here to watch Bloom on Stan.

Younger

Head into the ever untangling lie that Liza has spun in Younger. This 40-year-old divorcée heads back into the world of publishing, with limited experience and to nab the role, she pretends to be the ripe young age of 26. Filled with the ups and downs of typical twenty-somethings and extremely-close calls, you’ll be hanging onto the edge of your seat each week. Live your best Stan life and watch Younger right here.

Escape At Dannemora

True crime fans, listen up because Escape at Dannemora will chill you to your core. When Joyce Mitchell, a prison worker becomes romantically involved with two inmates, she helps plot and aid in their escape. This series is filled with an intensity that is hard to watch but guaranteed to keep your eyes glued to the screen all the way through to the final episode. Soak up all the true crime on Stan here.

UnREAL

Classified as a drama television series, this is as close to the truth as you can get. UnREAL stars a reality TV producer who is pushed by her boss to build up as much drama as she can on their show. If you’re obsessed with everything bachelor, prepare to get hooked as you watch the scandalous drama unfold. Head here to watch this gripping show on Stan now.

The Bold Type

If you were obsessed with either The Devil Wears Prada or Gossip Girl, The Bold Type is guaranteed to get your claws hooked into. Delve deep into the lives of three best friends working for the fictitious magazine Scarlet and how they navigate through the struggles and successes of living in Manhattan. Based on the real-life story of former editor of Cosmo, Joanna Coles, this one is an absolute must-watch.

Kidding

Starring Jim Carey in his first television role in decades, Kidding depicts a harder life behind the screen for a man whose career is all about children entertainment. Set a year after the death of his son, and divorce to his wife, audiences can witness unrelenting optimism that Jeff (Carey) displays despite all of the changes and hardship surrounding him.

I Am The Night

If you’ve spent nights wondering and researching about the legendary Black Dahlia case, then this miniseries is going to bring you to the boil. Based upon the book One Day She’ll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel, written by Fauna Hodel, granddaughter to prime suspect George Hodel, you’ll watch how she and L.A journalist Jay Singletary attempt to uncover the truth and secrets of her past. Head here to watch I Am The Night.

No Activity

On a lighter note, this hum-drum Australian comedy show is the perfect flick to watch with your mates while munching on snags and sipping down tinnies. The premise of No Activity is about two detectives on a stakeout. With mostly an all-Aussie cast in each episode, you can expect to witness a few pop-ups from major players from across the pond. Jake Johnson (New Girl) and Rose Byrne (Bad Neighbours, Spy, X-Men) make appearances and you’ll be splitting sides all season. Head here to watch No Activity on Stan now.

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Image credit: Billions

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