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The hottest telly to stream in December!

The hottest telly to stream in December!


Get ready to hit play with the shows and films you need to watch on BBC iPlayer, Prime Video, in On Demand and beyond

By Virgin TV Edit

It’s shaping up to be an epic December on Virgin TV, with tonnes of new shows to watch across the biggest platforms.


Among the unmissable highlights this month is Power Book II: Ghost, exclusive to STARZPLAY. Based on acclaimed US crime drama Power, this gritty spin-off follows Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr) as he tries to escape the shadow of his powerful drug dealer father, whose rise and fall was told in Power.

But Power Book II: Ghost isn’t the only thing you need to stream this month. Here, we round up the best of the action from Prime Video, BBC iPlayer and in On Demand...



Find series 1-5 in Apps & Games > Prime Video

Get ready to be spellbound by every episode of the drama that brings the story of legendary Arthurian sorcerer Merlin to life.


Truth Seekers

Find it in Apps & Games > Prime Video

Created by Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, the duo star in this horror comedy about a group of small-time paranormal investigators who uncover a terrifying conspiracy.


Soho Theatre Live

Find it in Apps & Games > Prime Video

Filmed live in London, comedy stars such as Nish Kumar, Dane Baptiste, and Shappi Khorsandi bring the laughs with these perfectly timed comedy specials.


Manhunt: Unabomber

Find it in Apps & Games > Prime Video

Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany star in this gripping series based on the true story of the FBI’s hunt for a notorious domestic terrorist in the USA.



Find it in Apps & Games > BBC iPlayer

Described as a mash-up between Skins and Succession, this darkly comic drama follows five hopefuls looking to land a job at an investment bank. As a must-watch show, it’s bang on the money.


The Valhalla Murders

Find it in Apps & Games > BBC iPlayer

Needing a new fix of Scandi-noir? Two cops investigate a series of murders that reveal a terrifying link to the past in this gripping thriller.


Small Axe

Find it in Apps & Games > BBC iPlayer

Director Steve McQueen’s stunning anthology series about the shocking, surprising, and joyous history of London’s West Indian community is one of the stand-outs of 2020.


We Are Who We Are

Find it in Apps & Games > BBC iPlayer

From Call Me By My Name director Luca Guadagnino comes this coming-of-age drama about two American teenagers experiencing the ups and downs of youth while living on a US military base in Italy.



Find it in Apps & Games > BBC iPlayer

Ralph Fiennes’ directorial debut is a dark adaptation of Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy set during a modern conflict in Balkan territory.



Find it in Apps & Games > BBC iPlayer

This cult 1970s science fiction thriller (from which the acclaimed TV series takes its inspiration) sees two businessmen find their visit to a fantastical theme park goes horribly awry.


War Of The Worlds

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets

A group of survivors team up to survive an alien attack on Earth in this modern reimagining of HG Wells’ classic science fiction novel. Starring Gabriel Byrne.


Hudson & Rex

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets

Detective Charlie Hudson and his former K9 dog Rex are ready to bust some crooks in a Canadian police drama that’s got a big heart. Who’s a good crimefighter, then?


Curb Your Enthusiasm

Find season 10 in On Demand > Box Sets

Prepare for more cringey laughs, as Larry David gets into embarrassing scrape after embarrassing scrape in season 10 of the hit US sitcom. Awkward comedy at its finest.



Find season 5 in On Demand > Box Sets

You’re never truly out of the game, as Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) discovers when he’s offered the chance to become the owner of an American football team, in season 5 of the US sports drama.


Brave New World

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets

Expect big philosophical themes and lots of tension in this adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s classic dystopian novel about an ideal society that isn’t all it’s cracked up to be…


The Hills

Find season 1 in On Demand > Box Sets

Revisit those heady days of 2006, as the lives and loves of a group of young women in Los Angeles are put under the microscope in this iconic scripted reality TV series.


Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

Find series 1 in On Demand > Box Sets

British comedy legends Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse head out across the UK to fish, put the world to rights, and have a laugh in this cult factual series. You’ll be hooked.


9-1-1 Lone Star

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets

Co-created by American Crime Story’s Ryan Murphy, this thrilling drama finds stars Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler kept busy as members of Texas’ emergency services.


MasterChef Australia

Find season 12 in On Demand > Box Sets

More hopefuls take to the kitchen in season 12 of the cooking competition. But who will stand the heat and taste victory come the end of the show?


Our Cartoon President

Find it in On Demand > Box Sets

An irreverent look at life inside the White House under President Donald Trump, this hilarious animated series is co-created by satirist and late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert.


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To add STARZPLAY to your TV Package, simply go to Home > Apps & Games > All Apps > TV Upgrades


Find out more about all your other Virgin TV channels and apps right here.


How to watch Amazon Prime Video with Virgin TV

Prime Video is available to all Virgin TV customers with a V6 box, powered by TiVo®, and a subscription to the service. Simply sign up to Amazon Prime Video via their website, and you can log in on the box. And because Prime Video is fully integrated into TiVo®, you can search without even going into the app. Just select Search & Discover from the Home menu and type in the name of the show or movie you’re after.

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