SkyShowtime revealed its new content line-up, with series, movies and originals

These are contents that are coming to the service in 2024 and beyond. The announcements include Spanish releases "Las Pelotaris 1926"and "Mamen Mayo," and a documentary about Danish sporting legend Schmeichel.

3 JUN 2024

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SkyShowtime announced its line-up of new and exclusive entertainment that will be premiering on the service in 2024 and beyond. As the exclusive home for the best series from Paramount, NBCUniversal and Sky Studios, SkyShowtime has confirmed a range of titles that will be available to members later this year.

Exclusive series in the pipeline include "The Day of the Jackal", a 10-part adaptation based on the seminal novel by Frederick Forsyth and subsequent award-winning 1973 film from Universal Pictures. Adding to the portfolio of titles penned by Oscar nominated screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, SkyShowtime have also confirmed that "Landman "– a modern-day tale of fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs starring Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton and Golden Globe nominee Demi Moore – will be available to stream exclusively on the platform later this year. Additionally, the company have announced "The Donovans" – a 10-part drama loosely based on hit series Ray Donovan written by Top Boy creator Ronan Bennett with Guy Ritchie joining the project as Director and Executive Producer.

The enterprise has also expanded its offering in the documentary space, with co-produced SkyShowtime Original "Schmeichel. A giant of football" – Danish goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel is the most decorated goalkeeper in Premier League history and one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Part of the remarkable Danish underdog team who won the Euros in 1992, he went on to become a rock for Manchester United during their most successful era under the leadership of Sir Alex Ferguson. Also, "Klitschko: More Than a Fight", directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kevin Macdonald, will offer SkyShowtime members unprecedented access to former heavyweight boxing world champion Vitali Klitschko, along with his brother Wladimir, who together dominated the sport for more than a decade. The announcements include Spanish series "Las Pelotaris 1926" and "Mamen Mayo". The streaming service has also recently announced the cast for Polish SkyShowtime Original Series "Śleboda" which started filming in April.

The addition of these titles builds on the success of existing original series launched on the platform since it launched in 2023 including "Bosé", "Codename: Annika", "Fleeting Lies", "Poker Face", "The Curse", "The Envoys", "The Invisible Ladies2 , "The Tattooist of Auschwitz2, "The Winner", "Veronika" and "Warszawianka".

SkyShowtime members can also look forward to strong line-up of returning favourites that will be available to stream exclusively on the platform, including "Frasier" (S2), "Funny Woman" (S2), "Poker Face" (S2), "Tulsa King" (S2), "Lioness" (S2) and  "Yellowstone" (S5B). The company will also bolster its slate of box office hits with a star-studded selection of first-run theatrical movies arriving on the platform including: "Bob Marley: One Love", "Mean Girls", "Migration, and  "The Holdovers".

In addition to the new titles announced above, SkyShowtime has recently acquired over 135 series and movies that will be coming to the service. This line-up will bolster SkyShowtime’s local entertainment offering and includes Northern European hits such as "Ett Sista Race", "Englemagaren", "Den Første", "Margrete2, "Tilsammans99", "Triangle of Sadness" and "Utvandrarna", through deals with SF Studios and Nordisk film. Additionally, SkyShowtime has acquired a range of critically-acclaimed Spanish series and movies from Atresmedia and Mediaset España, with titles such as "Celda 211", "El Barco", "El Desconocido", "El Príncipe", "Ocho Apellidos Vascos" and "Palmeras en la Nieve2 coming to the service in the coming months.

SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan reviewed some of the notable titles: “SkyShowtime is very excited to share the strong line-up of new originals, exclusive series and blockbuster hits coming to the service in 2024 and beyond. We continue to represent the best of Hollywood to our members, with star-studded titles such as Landman and The Day of the Jackal on their way, in addition to new seasons of audience favourites such as "Yellowstone S5B" and "Frasier". We are also proud to announce new SkyShowtime Original Series "Las Pelotaris 1926", "Mamen Mayo" and documentary "Schmeichel", reinforcing our commitment to delivering a premium selection of both local and international entertainment to our members across Europe," commented.

SkyShowtime Chief Content Officer Kai Finke spoke about the variety of the catalog and indicated that it might grow soon: “SkyShowtime’s entertainment offering is more compelling than ever for our members and the next year is set to be even bigger and better. We're particularly proud to share the news about our latest local original commissions in Spain and Denmark, complementing our line-up of global exclusive series and movies. From returning hits such as "Lioness" (S2), "Tulsa King" (S2) and "Poker Face" (S2) to Oscar-winning titles like "The Holdovers" or upcoming documentary "Klitschko: More Than a Fight", there is something for everyone," stated.