Ban­quet of global com­edy

Midwest Times - - THE EDGE -

NET­FLIX

Co­me­di­ans of the World will hit Net­flix this month and is set to open your eyes to the world which makes us laugh.

This global se­ries will show­case 47 co­me­di­ans from 13 re­gions in eight lan­guages in an un­prece­dented stand-up com­edy ex­pe­ri­ence.

The se­ries will fea­ture a range of stand-up spe­cials from co­me­di­ans di­verse in style, gen­der and eth­nic­ity.

STAN

If mys­tery is some­thing you are into, then I am the Night is right up your ally.

Di­rected by Patty Jenk­ins (Won­der Woman), and starring Chris Pine (Star Trek, Won­der Woman) and In­dia Eis­ley (Un­der­world: Awak­en­ing), the se­ries has been de­scribed as “a grip­ping mys­tery in­spired by real events”.

The se­ries fol­lows Fauna Hodel (Eis­ley) who is an adopted teenage girl who investigates the se­crets to her past, lead­ing her on a sin­is­ter trail to Dr George Hodel, an in­fa­mous Hol­ly­wood gy­nae­col­o­gist who was in­volved in the leg­endary Black Dahlia mur­ders in 1947.

ABC IVIEW

Aus­tralian com­edy does not get much bet­ter than ABC’s Rose­haven.

Back for yet an­other sea­son, the laughs do not stop in this fan­tas­tic pro­duc­tion.

Luke McGre­gor stars as Daniel McCal­lum, who re­turns to his ru­ral Tasmanian home­town, Rose­haven, to help his in­tim­i­dat­ing mother with her real es­tate busi­ness.

Things get weird when his best friend from the main­land, Emma (Celia Pac­quola), turns up as she tries to es­cape her mar­riage.

The eight-part se­ries is all avail­able on ABC iVIEW.

7PLUS

Clas­si­cal Aus­tralian drama is just a click away, with 7Plus streaming the fan­tas­tic Blue Heel­ers.

Run­ning from 1994 to 2006, the se­ries fol­lows the lives and cases of the Victorian po­lice of­fi­cers work­ing at a po­lice sta­tion in the fic­tional small town of Mount Thomas.

Starring the leg­endary John Wood and Aus­tralian. sweet­heart Lisa Mc­Cune, all 14 se­ries are on 7Plus.

Lisa Mc­Cune was one of the stars of Blue Heel­ers through­out its 14-sea­son run.

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