Upright season 2 (8 x 30) – PREMIERE – Sunday Dec 18 at 9 p.m. with each episode available On Demand the day following its linear premiere
The eight-part second season of this Australian comedy-drama will see misfit duo Lucky and Meg reunited after four years when Meg turns up unannounced on Lucky’s doorstep. The two set out on another epic adventure, this time trading the desert for the steamy tropics of Far North Queensland, as they hit the road – and the river – on a mission to find Meg’s mom. Starring Tim Minchin and Milly Alcock.
Upright season one marathon Sunday, Dec 18 beginning at 5 p.m. (8 episodes)
The Uncommon History of Very Common Things (10 x 22) docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue Mondays at 8:30 p.m. Season finale Mon Dec 19. **ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand**
Each half-hour episode examines the unknown, sometimes shocking, often irreverent, and always entertaining history of the everyday items that make up our lives.
Colossal Machines season 2 (6 x 44) – Super Channel Original docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue - Mondays at 9 p.m., with ALL episodes (s1&s2) available streaming and On Demand
This factual series strips down the design of some of the world's most unique and massive machines and reveals the mechanical secrets that not only make them work but changed the world in a big way.
The Pact season 2 (6 x 60) – New episodes continue – Tuesdays at 9 p.m. (except Dec 27) with each episode available On Demand the day following its linear premiere
The hit BBC thriller returns for a second season with an all-new story and cast. This season tells the story of a social worker and her family whose loyalties are tested when they’re confronted by a stranger. Starring Rakie Ayola, Jordan Wilks, Mali Ann Rees, Lloyd Everitt, Aaron Anthony.
Fridays (true crime block):
Cruise Ship Killers season 1 (40 x 60) – Super Channel Original true crime docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue - Fridays at 8 p.m. with ALL episodes (s1 & s2) available streaming and On Demand
It's the best kept secret of a billion-dollar industry: Your life is at risk when you go on a cruise. Since 2011, more than 200 cruise line travelers have gone missing and are presumed dead. Many are murdered. While some of the murders have officially been solved, questions still linger. Others remain covered up for nefarious reasons. Cruise Ship Killers shines a light on these cases and aims to uncover the truth of what really happens at sea.
Targeted For Murder season 1 (26 x 44) – Super Channel Original true crime docuseries (Canadian) – New episodes continue – Fridays at 9 p.m. with ALL episodes available streaming and On Demand
This true crime series explores murder committed using the world's deadliest weapons: guns. Each episode presents one story of murder by way of the gun, using gripping interviews, dramatic re-enactments and archival footage.
Friends Speak season 1 (5 x 90) and season 2 (8 x 90) – PREMIERE – Fridays at 10 p.m. with ALL episodes (seasons 1 & 2) available streaming and On Demand beginning Dec 2
Each episode of Friends Speak airs as a 90 min true crime documentary and brings you the unique perspective of the people who were friends with notorious criminals or their victims. Hear first-hand accounts of the days leading up to, and the days after, some of the world’s most notorious crimes including Casey Anthony, Jodi Arias, Chris & Shannon Watts, Natalee Holloway and the House of Horrors family. For episode descriptions, see Movies & Documentaries below.
Movies & Documentaries
All movies listed below air at 9 p.m. ET (unless indicated otherwise) and dates are for linear broadcast **All features are available streaming and On Demand as of December 1 unless indicated otherwise**
(NEW = new to Super Channel / PREMIERE = Canadian broadcast premiere)
Friday, Dec 2 (10 p.m.) – Friends Speak season 1 ep 1: Casey Anthony - PREMIERE (True crime, Documentary) **Available on Demand beginning Dec 2**
More than seven years after her acquittal, Casey Anthony's friends are speaking out. They recall their tense interviews with police and the media circus surrounding her high-profile trial in which Casey Anthony faced the death penalty.
Saturday, Dec 3 – Rare Beasts - PREMIERE (Drama, UK)
Mandy is a modern woman in a crisis. Raising a son in the midst of a female revolution, mining the pain of her parents' separation and professionally writing about a love that no longer exists, she falls upon a troubled man, Pete, who's searching for a sense of worth, belonging and 'restored' male identity. Starring: Billie Piper, Leo Bill
Sunday, Dec 4 (10 p.m.) - Ashgrove (Canadian) - NEW (Romance, Drama, Sci-Fi)
When a troubled couple escape to their rural farmhouse for a weekend of reconnection, they realize that their ability to save their marriage will literally determine the fate of humankind itself. Directed by Jeremy Lalonde. Starring: Amanda Brugel (The Handmaids Tale), Jonas Chernick, Shawn Doyle
Friday, Dec 9 (10 p.m.) – Friends Speak season 1 ep 2: Jodi Arias - PREMIERE (True crime, Documentary) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 2**
Jodi Arias was found guilty of killing her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander back in 2008. The murder shocked and confused the public. How could this beautiful, intelligent, well-spoken woman brutally stab her ex-boyfriend multiple times before shooting him with a .25 caliber handgun? Was Jodie Arias a sex-crazed stalker with murderous intent? Or was Jodie the victim of abuse at the hands of a controlling boyfriend? Her friends set the record straight.
Saturday, Dec 10 – Materna - PREMIERE (Drama)
A closely observed psychological portrait of four women, whose lives are bound together by an incident on the New York City subway. Starring: Kate Lyn Sheil, Jade Eshete, Lindsay Burdge
Friday, Dec 16 (10 p.m.) – Friends Speak season 1 episode 4: Natalee Holloway - PREMIERE (True crime, Documentary) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 2**
Natalee Holloway mysteriously disappeared while on a school trip in Aruba back in 2005. How did this popular and responsible Alabama honors student completely vanish? Evidence points to the man Natalee was last seen with, Joran Van der Sloot. What happened on Natalee's last night on earth? How did Joran walk away from his crime? We hear from the people who knew Natalee best to get their story.
Saturday, Dec 17 – Fear of Rain - PREMIERE (Drama, Thriller) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 14**
A girl living with schizophrenia struggles with terrifying hallucinations as she begins to suspect her neighbor has kidnapped a child. The only person who believes her is Caleb - a boy she isn't even sure exists. Starring: Katherine Heigl, Harry Connick Jr, Madison Iseman, Israel Broussard
Friday, Dec 23 (10 p.m.) – Friends Speak season 1 episode 3: Chris & Shannan Watts - PREMIERE (True crime, Documentary) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 2**
Chris and Shannan Watts were by all accounts the perfect couple, with two perfect children Celeste and Bella. In 2018 this family was shattered by the disappearance and murder of Shanann and the kids at the hands of Chris himself. How is it possible for something this horrific to happen in the sleepy mountain town of Frederick Colorado? Did Chris simply snap the morning of the murders, or was it something much more calculated and sinister? Friends of the Watts family come together to unravel the secrets behind this tragedy.
Saturday, Dec 24 – Silk Road - PREMIERE (Crime, Drama, Thriller) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 7**
Young, idealistic, and driven to succeed, Ross Ulbricht creates the internet's first illicit marketplace: Silk Road. But when it becomes a multimillion-dollar pipeline for illicit drugs, Ross is set on a collision course with Rick Bowden, a dangerously unpredictable DEA agent, who will use any means necessary to take him down. Inspired by actual events. Starring: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Yun, Jimmi Simpson, Jason Clarke
Tuesday, Dec 27 – Ice-Breaker: The 1972 Summit Series – (Canadian) Super Channel Original - PREMIERE (Documentary) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 27**
Ice-Breaker follows the extraordinary story of former diplomat Gary Smith and the role he played during the Cold War hockey series between Canada and the Soviet Union in 1972. The documentary film examines the extraordinary events that surrounded the series both in Canada and in the Soviet Union. Canadians came together as never before by the unique series of intense hockey games. It follows the unlikely enduring friendships that came out of the series. Featuring interviews with Wayne Gretzky, Ron MacLean, xxx. Directed by Robbie Hart.
Friday, Dec 30 (10 p.m.) – Friends Speak season 1 episode 5: The House of Horrors Family - PREMIERE (True crime, Documentary) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 2**
From the outside looking in the Turpin family seemed normal enough, but a phone call in January 2018 changed everything. One of their thirteen children escaped from captivity and exposed the dark secrets of what had been happening inside the Turpin family household for decades. Systematic torture and abuse within the walls of the Turpin home are just the tip of the iceberg as those closest to the family make sense of this tragedy. Hear firsthand accounts from those who knew them best and learn how blindsided even they were to the horror taking place.
Saturday, Dec 31 – Kin - PREMIERE (Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi) **Available On Demand beginning Dec 28**
Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con and his teenage brother go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection. Starring: Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, Dennis Quaid, Zoë Kravitz, James Franco