His Dark Materials
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December on Foxtel

Foxtel highlights for the month of December include His Dark Materials, 2022 AACTA Awards, Icons Unearthed: Star Wars, Branson, Daniel Day-Lewis: The Hollywood Genius, Doom Patrol, Colin from Accounts, Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles, The Last Year of Television and Gossip Girl.

The headliner

His Dark Materials (s3)

Based on The Amber Spyglass, the final novel in Sir Philip Pullman’s bestselling trilogy, the eight-episode concluding chapter picks up as Lord Asriel gathers the best warriors – and angels – from every world to aid in his great rebellion against the Authority. Meanwhile, his daughter Lyra journeys with Will – the bearer of the Subtle Knife – to a dark place from which no-one has ever returned.

Duration: 60 mins x 8 | Premiering Express

Wednesday December 7 at 8.30pm | Fox Showcase

The ones you can’t miss

2022 AACTA Awards

Following two years of limited physical attendance due to COVID, the 2022 AACTA Awards returns with much fanfare this month, celebrating Australia’s leading TV and film talent. FOXTEL is up for 22 nominations – including Best Drama Series (Love Me) and Best Miniseries (The Twelve) – so grab your front-row seat to all the glitz and glamour on Fox Docos and don’t miss a second of the action.

Duration: 150 mins x 1 | Premiering Saturday

December 10 at 7.30pm | Fox Docos

Icons Unearthed: Star Wars

Star Wars fans will go ga-ga over this behind-the-scenes look at one of the most iconic movie franchises. For the first time, Marcia Lucas – the Oscar-winning film editor and ex-wife of Oscar-nominated filmmaker George Lucas – sits down on camera to discuss the rise of Lucasfilm, providing unique insight into the original trilogy and its three prequels.

Duration: 60 mins x 6 | Premiering Wednesday December 14 at 7.30pm |

Fox Docos


This new four-part docuseries by Chris Smith (100 Foot Wave) is an intimate look at Virgin mogul Sir Richard Branson, starting with his early childhood ambitions that resulted in him founding Virgin Records, through to the launch of Virgin Atlantic and chronicling his historic first trip into space with Virgin Galactic.

Duration: 60 mins x 4 | Premiering Express

Friday December 2 at 11pm | Fox Docos

Daniel Day-Lewis: The Hollywood Genius

He made history as the only person to win three Best Actor Oscars, yet he stepped out of the spotlight in 2017 after nearly four decades. This special takes a closer look at English method actor Daniel Day-Lewis, whose unmatchable work ethic ultimately became too much to sustain.

Duration: 60 mins x 1 | Premiering Friday

December 16 at 7.30pm | Fox Docos

Must-watch entertainment

Doom Patrol (s4)

When the action picks back up for Doom Patrol’s must-see fourth season, our anti-heroes find themselves unexpectedly having travelled into the future, where they will be faced with their imminent demise. Will they choose their own happiness over the fate of the entire world?

Duration: 60 mins x 10 | Premiering Express

Friday December 9 at 8.30pm | Fox8

Colin from Accounts

This Foxtel Group-commissioned Aussie rom-com, conceived, written, produced by and starring real-life couple Patrick Brammall and Harriet Dyer, is centred on Ashley (Dyer) and Gordon (Brammall), two single(ish), complex humans who are brought together by a car accident and an injured dog.

Duration: 30 mins x 8 | Premiering Thursday December 1 from 8.30pm | Fox Showcase

Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles (s14)

Changes are afoot when Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles returns, with Fredrik Eklund and David Parnes and James Harris all having departed. Still, between Josh Flagg, Tracy Tutor and Josh Altman, and their wealth of multimillion-dollar properties, we won’t be short of drama.

Duration: 60 mins x 12 | Premiering Friday

December 9 Express at 1.30pm, encore at 8.30pm | Fox Arena

The Last Year of Television 2022

Gather round your gogglebox and see 2022 out with a bang as we take a look back at the best, the worst and the most outrageous television events to have graced our screens from January to December, as presenter and TV guru Mitch McTaggart takes audiences on a delightfully cynical exploration of the fun and cringeworthy.

Duration: 60 mins x 1 | Premiering

Saturday December 31 at 8.30pm | Fox8

Gossip Girl (s2)

When the revived Gossip Girl returns for season two, our favourite Constance Billard and St Jude’s students are prepping for prom! A trip to Rome is also on the cards, as is a cameo from original villain Georgina Sparks, following her son Milo’s appearance last season. Better batten down the hatches!

Duration: 60 mins x 10 | Premiering Express Friday December 2 from 8.30pm, then Fridays at 9.30pm from December 9 | Fox8

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