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What’s new on Now TV?

From gripping dramas to the latest blockbusters, these are the movies and shows coming to Now TV in July

A new month means new movies and shows will make their way onto Now TV’s streaming service. With nearly a dozen films and series being added in July, it may be hard to keep track of what’s coming out and when.

That’s where we come in. We’ve rounded up everything that Now TV will be introducing in July and have organised it so you can easily find what you’re looking for and perhaps discover a new, hidden favourite in the process.

From entire box sets of beloved classics, the latest seasons of exciting shows and recent blockbuster movies, here’s everything Now TV is adding to their service this July.

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12 July – A Star is Born

The directorial debut of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s first movie role, A Star is Born is an impressive first outing for both. The third English remake of the original 1937 film tells the story of Ally, a singer at a small-time dive bar who dreams of something more. When Jackson Maine, an alcoholic country music star, happens to catch her singing one night, she might just get her wish.

20 July – First Man

A Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling and directed by La La Land’s Damien Chazelle, First Man chronicles humanity’s first voyage to the moon and all of the excitement, sacrifice and loss that it took to achieve it.

26 July – Johnny English Strikes Again

We see the return of Rowan Atkinson’s super-spy in this long-awaited sequel, where Johnny English is forced to come out of retirement when the identities of Britain’s undercover agents are revealed after a cyber-attack.

27 July – Smallfoot

Have you ever stopped to think that if we have myths about Bigfoot, does Bigfoot have myths about us? That’s what the animated adventure Smallfoot tries to answer, when Migo, voiced by Channing Tatum, manages to stumble across a strange, furless creature called “smallfoot”, voiced by James Corden.

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1 July – Chicago Med S1-4

Another entry in the Chicago franchise – alongside Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D – Chicago Med will focus on the day-to-day lives of the men and women working in the city’s emergency department. If you’re a fan of Grey’s Anatomy and The Good Doctor, then Chicago Med sounds just for you.

3 July – RuPaul’s Drag Race S10

Start your engines! while the show may have just finished its tenth season, that doesn’t mean you can’t watch it again, right? There’s nothing else quite like RuPaul’s Drag Race and with Season 10 soon coming to Now TV, you can remind yourself why RuPaul’s Drag Race is truly one-of-a-kind.

3 July – For The People S2

A legal drama that follows the lives of six up-and-coming lawyers, watch as they tackle some of the most challenging court cases of their young careers. For The People features an incredible young cast and tense cases that will only leave you wanting more when each episode finally ends.

12 July – Agatha Raisin S2

Based on the beloved books by M.C Beaton, Agatha Raisin stars Ashley Jensen and Matthew Horne as the amateur sleuthers trying to solve the intriguing cases of their lovely home of Cotswold, one murder mystery adventure at a time.

15 July – Ray Donovan S1-6

Starring the Emmy Award-winning actor Liev Schreiber, the Ray Donovan series boxset finally arrives on Now TV. As a ‘fixer’ for the wealthy elite and powerful figures of LA, Ray Donovan does their dirty work as tries to maintain the facade of a happy and healthy family man. With numerous nominations from the Golden Globes, the show is an unmissable watch.

16 July – Elementary S7

The show returns for its final season as Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) do what they do best (bicker? sleuth? wise-crack?). After the shocking events in the finale of the previous season, Season 7 promises to offer an epic and intriguing send-off for this modern incarnation of the world’ greatest detective.

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What is Now TV?

If any of these shows or movies have caught your attention but you’re not quite sure what Now TV actually is, we’re here to break it down for you. Now TV is a streaming service that provides users with a means to watch Sky programming without paying for contracts. Without a Sky TV contract, you can’t use the Sky Go streaming service, meaning Now TV is the only streaming alternative for watching movies and shows that are broadcast by Sky.

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How much does Now TV cost?

Now TV packages its content into different categories called “passes” and sells these passes as separate subscriptions. If you want to watch movies, you would purchase the Sky Cinema Pass. For kids television, you’d buy the Kids Pass and so on, and so on. Each pass is priced separately, too, and you can mix and match which passes you want and can cancel them at any time. Here’s a list of the different passes and their cost per month.

Entertainment Pass – £7.99

Sky Cinema Pass – £11.99

Kids Pass – £3.99

Hayu Pass – £3.99

Sky Sports Pass – £33.99

Some passes can also be purchased for varying lengths of time; from a single day, a week, three months and up to six months. Regardless of which pass you decide to buy first, you will get a 7-day free trial. While signing up, you will have to provide your credit or debit card details, as Now TV will automatically roll your free trial into a paid subscription once it has expired. It’s easy to disable this in your account settings once you’ve set everything up.

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What devices does it work on?

Now TV works on multiple devices – up to a total of six – using downloadable apps or their own purchasable hardware. However, you can only stream on two of any of these devices simultaneously. Third-party devices that can be used to watch Now TV include:

  • Laptops and computers
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Games consoles (Xbox One and PlayStation 4)
  • Smart devices (TV’s, Blu-ray players, Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick, etc)

You can also buy a Now TV Smart Stick or a Now TV Smart Box. You can purchase the Now TV Smart Stick for £14.99 or you can purchase a Smart Stick bundle, which includes the Smart Stick and a Now TV pass. These bundles can come with an Entertainment Pass, Sky Cinema Pass or Sky Sports Pass.

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Similarly, you can also buy a Now TV Smart Box. For £45.99, you can get the Smart Box by itself or you can pay £49.99 and get a bundle deal. In the bundle, you get the Now TV Smart Box and one month’s access to the Entertainment Pass, Sky Cinema Pass and Kids Pass. You also get a Sky Sports Day Pass for good measure.

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How to watch Now TV abroad

If you find yourself out of the country and want to use Now TV like you normally would, you will find that you probably can’t, as most countries outside of the UK can’t access the streaming service. Your best option in this case is to use a VPN.

The reason for this is because a VPN tricks your computer into thinking you’re connecting from a different country than you’re actually in, which bypasses any geo-restrictions for streaming content.

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The types of VPN you can find, however, vary in quality, so we’ve selected some of the best ones you can use right now. VPNs are the safest, best and – in many cases – the only way to access local geo-blocked content when you’re travelling abroad.


Using ExpressVPN means you’ll be using one of the fastest VPNs currently available. It has twice the download speed of almost all other VPN providers and allows you to bypass most geoblocked content, so using Now TV won’t be an issue.

Even though it’s more pricey than other VPNs, you certainly get what you pay for and you can get a full refund within 30 days if you’re not satisfied. You can use it on five devices simultaneously, making it a great choice for your entire family or a group of friends.

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NordVPN promises fast server connections and incredible download speeds. You can also choose from different monthly payments, so you can pick the one that’s most suited to your needs. This way, you can watch as much Now TV content as you want without any trouble. It’s also the only VPN service we know of that has been independently audited to prove that it doesn’t store or log any user data.

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