What’s coming soon to Sky and NOW TV in November 2019?
Staff Reporter | On 02, Nov 2019Reading time: 9 mins
With The Walking Dead and Watchmen still arriving weekly, along with episodes of Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl, Sky is already doing a good job of keeping your viewing schedule packed for November. This month, though, sees it stack another two big hitters on top of that pile, with the return of both Britannia and Ray Donovan. And, for those not yet converted to Sky Crime, Ed Kemper gets a chilling close-up in a new true crime documentary.
Don’t have Sky? You can stream all of the above live and on-demand through NOW TV, Sky’s contract-free VOD service, which costs £8.99 a month for an Entertainment Pass. For more information, click here.
Sky Cinema, meanwhile, is serving up a whole range of modern gems, from Captain Marvel to zombie double-bill Anna and the Apocalypse and Little Monsters.
Again, if you don’t have Sky, you can stream all of Sky Cinema live and on-demand through NOW TV, for £11.99 a month. For more information on that, click here. For sports, you can also sign up to NOW TV’s Sky Sports Pass on a contract-free basis. For more information, click here.
Here’s your guide to what’s coming soon in November 2019:
Britannia: Season 2 (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) – 7th November
Rome may have arrived, but Britannia isn’t about to start acting civilised. The second series of the unique Sky original from acclaimed writer Jez Butterworth and starring David Morrissey and Mackenzie Crook arrives on Sky Atlantic. Two years after General Aulus (Morrissey) claimed a foothold in Britannia, the romanisation of this savage isle is underway – but not without resistance. Meanwhile, an ancient figure has woken, and it could spell the end of everything, Celtic and Roman alike…
The Disappearance of Susan Cox Powell (Sky Crime, 9pm) – 3rd November
It’s an unsolved mystery that’s steeped in tragedy. Susan was 28 years old when she disappeared from her Utah home in 2009. Upon her disappearance, her husband Josh Powell was named as a suspect. However, more than two years later, and after an unsuccessful police investigation, the unthinkable happened: Josh his own life along with the lives of his two sons. This two-part documentary attempts to uncover new details of the final years of Susan’s life and contains home recorded footage taken by her father-in-law, Steven Powell, which paints a disturbing picture of a man with an unnatural and dangerous obsession.
The Russell Howard Hour: Season 3 (Sky One, 10pm) – 7th November
Russell Howard returns to mock the madness of 2019 in the third series of his satirical chat show. Guests run the gamut from politicians to pop stars, with previous guests including filmmaker Louis Theroux, global music sensation Ed Sheeran, journalist and author Jon Ronson and fellow chat show host John Oliver. Who’ll be joining him on the newspaper-constructed chairs for some topical laughs this series?
Ant Middleton and Liam Payne: Straight Talking (Sky One, 9pm) – 12th November
Former Special Forces soldier and star of SAS: Who Dares Wins Ant Middleton takes a road trip through Namibia with former One Direction star Liam Payne in the first episode of a unique interview series. Heading out in a 4×4 with just a backpack and each other’s company, Ant and Liam camp under the stars while in the presence
of Africa’s deadliest predators. What better place to have a frank and open discussion with Liam about the pressures of fame and balancing his public and private life?
Very Ralph (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) – 15th November
An extraordinary life. By design. With an uncanny ability to turn his dreams into
reality, Ralph Lauren has built a global powerhouse out of his aspirations, becoming a living embodiment of American optimism and the American Dream. Fo more than 50 years, he has celebrated the iconography of America and American style,
translating his vision and inspiration into one of the world’s most widely recognized brands. From award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy (Jane Fonda in Five Acts, Spielberg), Very Ralph follows the designer as he enters his sixth decade in business and reflects on his journey as a boy from the Bronx, who didn’t know what a fashion designer was, to becoming the emblem of American style all around the world.
Lie to Die For: Season 1 (Sky Crime) – 15th November
In the latest true crime docuseries to arrive on Sky Crime, the lies people attempt to protect at any cost – even murder – are laid bare for all to see. Each
episode is a stand-alone case, where investigators unravel the web of deception that often lead to a tragic end. In the opening episode, two high school sweethearts, Lori and Mark, are a seemingly happy couple, with a baby on the way and Mark about to start med school. However, under the façade is a lie that will result in murder.
Ray Donovan: Season 7 (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) – 19th November
Enforcer. Problem solver. Fixer. He goes by many names, and he’s the best at what he does. But what he does is killing him on the inside. Liev Schreiber returns in the seventh season of Ray Donovan. Now in therapy, Ray is beginning to make some progress. But there are dangers from the past that require the Ray Donovan of old. Between NYC mayor Ed Feratti, an unrelenting NYPD officer hunting for the truth and clients old and new, Ray struggles to find the balance between fixing for clients and fixing himself. And when Feratti’s corruption brings a piece of Mickey’s past back to New York, Ray is forced to seek answers to long-buried questions.
The InBetween: Season 1 (Sky Witness, 9pm) – 11th November
A woman who can communicate with the dead reluctantly agrees to help her father solve some of the city’s most dark and puzzling cases.
The Chesire Murders (Sky Crime, 9pm) – 17th November
In the quiet suburb of Cheshire, Connecticut, Jennifer Petit and her two young daughters were killed in a horrific home invasion. Husband and father William Petit was the only one who escaped alive. This gripping documentary explores the events of that shocking triple homicide that rocked the town and set off a politically charged death-penalty trial. The result is a disturbing revelation of police failures and untold personal dramas that point out the biggest tragedy of all: the crime could have been prevented at many turns.
Kemper on Kemper: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer (Sky Crime, 9pm) – 24th November
Edmund Kemper is possibly one of the sickest serial killers ever to have lived. Also known as the Co-Ed Killer, Kemper was guilty of murdering, dismembering and violating 10 people, including his own grandparents and mother. In this in-depth profile, Former FBI agent John Douglas takes us through his extensive interviews with Kemper where he describes himself and his heinous acts in his own words, and in doing so shaped the backbone of modern criminal psychology.
Eight Days: Season 1 (Sky Atlantic, 10.10pm) – 26th November
Eight days left. A 40-kilometre-wide meteor is racing towards Earth at a speed of 30,000 kilometres an hour. The anticipated strike zone is right in the middle of Europe. Estimated European survival rate: zero. The United States try to knock the meteor off course with nuclear weapons, but fail. All of Europe is on the run. In this new foreign-language Sky original from Sky Deutschland, Eight Days tells the story of a world we’ve never seen before. Suddenly, people can break the speed limit at will, have wild unprotected sex, do all the drugs they want, shop with no money, live without working and love with no consequences. But in the end, what’s really important to you in your final days and hours?
Other box sets coming soon to Sky and NOW TV in November 2019:
Marvel’s Runaways Season 1 and 2
Flirty Dancing: Season 1 (All 4)
Ru Paul’s Drag Race Season 9 and 10
Nathan For You Season 1 to 4
Sink or Swim (All 4)
The Outpost Season 2
Very Cavallari Season 1 and 2
Chicago Fire Season 7
Inside Amy Schumer
Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over
Killjoys Season 1 to 5
A League of Their Own Season 14
The Circle: Season 2 (All 4)
LA’s Finest Season 1
Community Season 1 to 6 (All 4)
The Dog House: Season 1 (All 4)
Anna and the Apocalypse – 1st November
Endlessly appealing, this Christmas zombie musical is a true triple threat.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – 8th November
Mackenzie Foy stars as Clara, a young woman who more than anything else want to find a key that will unlock a gift given to her by her late mother. When It finally appears the key is in her grasp, it slips away from her and disappears into a fantastic world consisting of four realms and inhabited by gangs of mice, living toys, and magical fairies. As she chases after it, she makes a new companion in the form of a nutcracker solider named Phillip, and must venture into the ominous “Fourth Realm” to get the key from tyrant Mother Ginger’s (Helen Mirren) clutches. Keira Knightley’s turn as the Sugar Plum Fairy is worth the price of admission alone.
Little Monsters – 15th November
Lupita Nyong’o shines in this delirious zombie comedy. It follows a recently dumped washed-up musician who volunteers to chaperone his nephew’s kindergarten class field trip after taking a serious liking to the fearless schoolteacher, Miss Caroline. Dave’s intentions are complicated by the presence of the world’s most famous kids’ show personality and competition for Miss Caroline’s affections, Teddy McGiggle (Josh Gad). One thing neither of them bargained for, however, is a sudden outbreak of the undead.
Captain Marvel – 22nd November
The Marvel Cinematic Universe gets a dose of intergalactic girl power in the first solely female-led Marvel movie. Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot who becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. Tasked with thwarting a secret invasion of 1990s Earth by shape-shifting aliens known as Skrulls, Danvers discovers there’s more to her mission, and herself, than she’s been led to believe. A digitally de-aged Samuel L. Jackson plays the supporting role as Nick Fury, and watch out for a show-stealing turn from Goose the cat.
Dumbo – 29th November
Visionary director Tim Burton directs this live-action adaptation of the
Disney classic. Colin Farrell, Danny Devito, Michael Keaton and Eva Green star.
Other movies coming soon to Sky Cinema in November 2019:
The Standoff at Sparrow Creek
Eaten By Lions
The Cleaning Lady
Ray & Liz
Sword of Trust
Death Do Us Part
Ashes in the Snw
Memories of Christmas
Blue My Mind