Lean into lockdown with Sky and Neon


Since last night’s lockdown announcement, the Sky and Neon teams have been working hard to ensure Kiwis have something gripping, great or gorgeous to watch while they’re rocking sweats and slippers in Level 4.

Once you’ve unplugged from your home office or downed tools you can switch on to Sky Go and Neon and fall in love with a new favourite show or indulge in a comforting classic. Be swept away in the romance and heartbreak of War & Peace and Birdsong, get gripped by the drama of We Hunt Together, or live vicariously through a slice of reality TV with The Cabins.

We’ve also supersized our Sky Movies offering and have expanded the selection of movies available on Sky Movies Collection for the whole of August, including all eight Harry Potter films this weekend.
We have a Best of SoHo pop-up channel, which is currently airing and open to all Sky customers (with at least Sky Starter). Tune in tonight for Industry which charts the lives of twenty-somethings navigating the world of international finance. The Emmy-nominated reimagining of Perry Mason will screen tomorrow and catch the supernatural drama The Nevers on Friday.

On Sunday we’ve got you covered with CNN’s star-studded show featuring a variety of artists spanning the worlds of entertainment and music, We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert. Featuring: Andrea Bocelli, Wyclef Jean, Kane Brown, Barry Manilow, Bruce Springsteen, Cynthia Erivo, and more.
It’s one team, one dream, and we’re grateful we can do something useful for Kiwis.

Coming to Sky Go and Neon:

WAR & PEACE – 18 August
As Napoleon Bonaparte's conflict with Russia reaches its peak, a few members of five aristocratic families foresee their lives changing for the better. Based on Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel and starring Lily James and James Norton.

Freddy and Baba are a deadly duo, drawn together by violence and the dark past that haunts each of them. DS Lola Franks and DI Jackson Mendy are new partners thrown together to catch the killers before they strike again.

THE CABINS – 20 August
A reality series which challenges singletons to the most revealing first date of their lives. A cast of singles move into remote log cabins together. They'll have to decide whether to stay or go every 24 hours, and when the time comes - if they'll go as a couple.

BIRDSONG – 22 August
Eddie Redmayne and Clémence Poésy star as the passionate young lovers Stephen and Isabelle, brought together by love and torn apart by the First World War, in this BBC adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' modern classic, Birdsong.

Available on Neon:
CELEBRITY BAKE OFF – Seasons 3 and 4 – 21 August
Celebrities join Sandi and Noel in the tent aiming to impress judges Paul and Prue as they bake for Stand Up To Cancer. Featuring Tan France, Louis Theroux, Daisy Ridley, Dame Kelly Holmes, and Dizzee Rascal.