News & Opinion
The year 2020 has sucked, but its TV has not
Neon and Sky have a ton of shows up for Emmys this year.
Jude Law disappears down the rabbit hole in mysterious new show The Third Day
Neon’s new island-set show channels The Wicker Man and Midsommar vibes.
Local drama continues to up its game with NZ series The Sounds
And another reminder why the qualifier “good, for NZ” no longer applies.
Funny, insightful and full of heart, Shrill is an ideal binge-watch
…without being a mindless one.
I May Destroy You is expertly crafted and brutally alive
Expertly crafted and brutally alive, it’s the best new show in a long time.
The best films and shows on Neon this September
Includes a flustered Jude Law, a menacing Chris Rock & one of the year’s big Oscar winners.
Poetic period drama Death and Nightingales will reward viewers’ patience
Carefully crafts characters brought to life by Matthew Rhys, Jamie Dornan and Ann Skelly.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has never been more relevant or watchable
“A powerful weapon against the rising tide of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the age of COVID.”
Supernatural horror aligns with the evils of racism in Lovecraft Country
New show infuses horror with a black perspective seldom seen in the genre.
Irish series Dublin Murders has plenty to please Nordic noir crime fans
New Neon show boasts top-tier cinematography and a cast of familiar faces.
Louis Theroux explores the grimmer aspects of US culture in his unique style
Three new Louis Theroux docos explore the grimmer elements of American culture.
Quiz packs a season’s worth of drama and comedy into just three episodes
Familiar faces from Succession and Fleabag guarantee you’ll be entertained.
The 2020 Emmy Awards: Watchmen leads with 26 nominations
Which shows have you already seen, and which will you feverishly devour over the coming months of isolation?
New comedy series Dollface celebrates the power of friendship
Dominic Corry is impressed with the Kat Dennings-starring post-breakup show.
Bingeable black comedy Search Party is full of mystery and Millenial mockery
Find out just how addictive the show is with three seasons streaming on Neon.
Lovecraft Country, Jojo Rabbit and everything else on Neon this August
There’s plenty to dive into with August’s new releases.
New show Gangs of London is probably 2020’s best action viewing
Thrills in a way movies only occasionally do – and TV shows almost never.
Obscene wealth takes a conspiratorial turn in drama series Devils
A bingeable blend of whodunnit, drama, lifestyle porn and pulpy airport thriller.
How the High Fidelity reboot reignites the joy of the rom-com
Zoë Kravitz is a delight – an equally witty, more chill foil to Fleabag.
We’re Here straddles the line between reality TV and deeper issues doco
New NEON show highlights the most basic of needs – a chance to be yourself.
7 reasons why comedy-drama Insecure is such bingeworthy TV
This imaginative, witty and downright addictive comedy-drama has evolved creatively over four seasons.
July is Neon’s biggest month ever—here’s what’s coming
The month that Neon and Lightbox become one.