What’s coming soon to Sky and NOW in July 2021?
James R | On 01, Jul 2021
While summer is upon us, Sky is doing its best to keeping people thinking about staying indoors.
As well as the ongoing runs of Breeders, Grey’s Anatomy, Prodigal Son and Intelligence, July brings us the return of The Flash (joining Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow), Manifest, In Treatment and New Amsterdam (hopping from Amazon Prime Video to Sky Witness). For more information on the latest Sky TV packages and pricing, click here.
Don’t have Sky? You can also stream all of the above live and on-demand through NOW, Sky’s contract-free VOD service, which costs £9.99 a month for an Entertainment Membership.
Sky Cinema, meanwhile, serves up some classic modern double-acts, including Bill & Ted, Barb & Star and, erm, Cats & Dogs. For more information on getting Sky Cinema, click here.
Again, if you don’t have Sky, you can also stream all of Sky Cinema live and on-demand through NOW, for £11.99 a month.
Here’s what’s coming soon to Sky and NOW in July 2021. (Bookmark this page as we continue to confirm release dates with Sky.)
The Flash: Season 7 (Sky One, 10pm) – 1st July
When an experiment to save Barry’s speed backfires, Nash Wells searches for a way to save The Flash and comes up with a dangerous plan. Meanwhile, Iris makes a startling realisation inside the Mirrorverse and Cecile faces off with Rosa Dillon.
Wellington Paranormal: Season 3 (Sky Comedy, 9pm) – 5th July
After getting called out to a mysterious home invasion with no visible signs of entry, Minogue and O’Leary manage to arrest an invisible entity and bring it in for questioning.
An Unexpected Killer: Season 2 (Sky Crime, 9pm) – 5th July
Sometimes murders happen without explanation, purpose or motive. And when murders don’t make sense, investigators are left stumped. Season 2 unravels the twists and turns that lead to a killer no one suspected.
Rob & Romesh Vs… Season 3, Part 2 (Sky One, 9pm) – 8th July
The have-a-go heroes are back as friends and comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan try their hand at another range of things they are extremely underqualified for. Having already conquered the worlds of basketball, ballet, art, country music and even the drag scene, the somewhat undynamic duo will be turning their attention to three brand new disciplines and try their hardest not to fail miserably
Guy Garvey: From the Vaults: Season 2 (Sky Arts, 9pm) – 9th July
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey returns for a second series of his curated selection of his favourite artists and songs from the 70s and 80s.
The World’s Most Toxic Animals (Sky Nature, 8pm) – 11th July
Lurking in our oceans, forests, swamps and deserts are a litany of lethal micro killers. Whilst the ocean’s sharks kill with brute force and lacerating teeth, there are creatures who kill without weaponry or talons, but stinging cells no greater than a pinhead…
Manifest: Season 3 (Sky One, 9pm) – 13th July
Manifest returns for a third season of action-packed drama, shocking revelations and the answer to the mystery of what happened to the passengers of Flight 828.
In Treatment – Season 4 (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) – 19th July
10 years after the third season finale, Emmy-winning drama series In Treatment returns for its fourth season with Uzo Aduba as the observant, empathetic Dr Brooke Taylor, the new therapist at the centre of the season. Set in present-day Los Angeles, the new series sees a diverse trio of patients in session with Brooke to help navigate a variety of modern concerns. Issues such as the global pandemic and recent major social and cultural shifts are a backdrop to the work Brooke will undertake — all while she deals with complications in her own personal life. All episodes available at once on-demand.
New Amsterdam: Season 3 (Sky Witness, 9pm) – 21st July
The new season of this unique, hit US medical drama arrives, as the show makes a jump from Amazon Prime Video to Sky Witness. It follows the charming Dr Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) – New Amsterdam Medical Centre’s newest medical director – who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. This season, New Amsterdam is still reeling from the pandemic as a plane crash lands in the East River. Episodes arrive weekly.
The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2021 (Sky Arts, 9pm) – 22nd July
Melvyn Bragg hosts the annual awards ceremony celebrating the best in arts and culture from across a year where the sector faced continuing pressure from the COVID pandemic. Continuing its legacy as the only awards ceremony in the world to represent the entire spectrum of the arts, categories will include TV Drama, Classical Music, Theatre, Comedy, Dance, Film, Visual Art, Pop, Literature and Opera.
Orangutan Jungle School (Sky Nature) – Date TBC
n the heart of Borneo lies the most unique school on the planet. At the Orangutan Jungle School, we follow the hilarious antics, triumphs and tragedies of a gang of orphan orangutans as they progress through a unique forest school system.
David Attenborough’s Dragons & Damsels (Sky Nature) – Date TBC
More beautiful than butterflies, better fliers than hummingbirds and with intriguing and complex behavioural patterns – dragonflies and damselflies are marvels of the insect kingdom. Throughout hundreds of millions of years of evolution, these astonishing creatures have mastered the art of flight and using the very latest high-speed camera technology, we’ll witness their breathtaking manoeuvres.
Bill & Ted Face the Music – 2nd July
Get ready for a most excellent, but middle-aged adventure as the time-travelling best friends return for quest thirty years in the making.
The Burnt Orange Heresy – 3rd July
Charismatic art critic James Figueras and his American lover travel to the lavish Lake Como estate of powerful art collector, Joseph Cassidy. Their host reveals he is the patron of Jerome Debney, the reclusive J.D. Salinger of the art world, and he has a simple request: for James to steal a Debney masterpiece from the artist’s studio, whatever the cost.
Midway – 9th July
Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Woody Harrelson and Dennis Quaid star in this World War II drama.
Finding You – 10th July
After an ill-fated audition at a prestigious New York music conservatory, violinist Finley Sinclair (Rose Reid) travels to an Irish coastal village to begin her semester studying abroad. At the B&B run by her host family, she encounters gregarious and persistent heartthrob movie star Beckett Rush (Jedidiah Goodacre), who is there to film another instalment of his medieval fantasy-adventure franchise. As romance sparks between the unlikely pair, Beckett ignites a journey of discovery for Finley that transforms her heart, her music, and her outlook on life.
Barb & Star go to Vista Del Mar – 16th July
From the gals who brought you Bridesmaids (co-stars and co-writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo) comes this bright, colourful and unashamedly silly story of two middle-aged friends finally breaking out of their shell.
Words on Bathroom Walls – 17th July
Diagnosed with a mental illness during his senior year of high school, a witty, introspective teen struggles to keep it a secret while falling in love with a brilliant classmate who inspires him to open his heart and not be defined by his condition.
Come Away – 18th July
Eight-year-old Alice (Keira Chansa), her mischievous brother Peter (Jordan A. Nash) and their brilliant older sibling David (Reece Yates) let their imaginations run wild one blissful summer in the English countryside. Encouraged by their parents Jack and Rose (David Oyelowo and Angelina Jolie), the kids’ make-believe tea parties, sword fights and pirate ship adventures come to an abrupt end when tragedy strikes.
Every Breath You Take – 23rd July
This psychological thriller follows a psychiatrist (Casey Affleck), whose career is thrown into jeopardy when his patient takes her own life. When he invites his patient’s surviving brother (Sam Claflin) into his home to meet his wife (Michelle Monaghan) and daughter, his family life is suddenly torn apart.
Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite
It’s time for another outing of covert kitties and snooping poochies as the furry frenemies return for another undercover adventure.
Other films coming soon to Sky Cinema in July 2021
What Lies Below
Josie and Jack
Dark Web: Cicada 3301
The Artist’s Wife
Into the Darkness
Cats & Dogs: Paws Unite
Body of Water
We Broke Up