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The July Watchlist: Epic Thrillers, Inspiring Documentaries, Stiff Competitions and Sports In Action


Be prepared to be blown away by the plethora of entertainment and sporting action coming your way this July! From epic thrillers and inspiring documentaries to intense competitions and sporting rivalries, there’s plenty of excitement in store for you this month. 

Check out the highlights below:

Epic Thrillers

Grand Isle

Premieres Sunday, July 4 at 10pm on FOX Action Movies (Astro CH 415 (HD), Unifi TV CH 415 (HD))

A simple job to mend a broken fence turns into full-fledge nightmare for handyman and new father Buddy who is now charged with murder. To prove his innocence, Buddy must recall the night’s twisted and dark events and reveal his employers’ wicked secrets.


Premieres Sunday, July 13 at 10pm on FOX Action Movies (Astro CH 415 (HD), Unifi TV CH 415 (HD))

In order to stop his nightmares, young Josh steals his neighbour’s dreamcatcher which replaces his nightmares with dreams of his dead mother instigating him to kill his new stepmother. Can Josh’s new family rescue him from the evil entity, or will the demon drag all of them in a nightmare with no means of escape?


Premieres Sunday, July 18 at 10pm on FOX Action Movies (Astro CH 415 (HD), Unifi TV CH 415 (HD))

Terror strikes when nine friends wake up with suicide bombs strapped to their chests, all with varying times on their countdown clocks. A showdown ensues as the friends-turned-enemies are pitted against one another in a grisly, last man standing deathmatch.

Inspiring Documentaries

Robert Ballard in control room of the E/V Nautilus while on expedition in the South Pacific. (National Geographic/Gabriel Scarlett)

Bob Ballard: An Explorer’s Life

Premieres Tuesday, July 6 at 9pm on National Geographic (Astro CH 551 (HD), Unifi TV CH 508 (HD))

Bob Ballard found the Titanic and revealed some of the ocean’s deepest secrets, but the man behind these discoveries is just as intriguing. Explore the inside stories, triumphs, challenges and tragedies of the legendary deep-sea explorer in this one-hour special.

Impact With Gal Gadot

Premieres Saturday, July 10 at 10pm on National Geographic (Astro CH 551 (HD), Unifi TV CH 508 (HD))

Follow real-life wonder women with Gal Gadot in a short form documentary series as these women stand up and fight against all odds to raise awareness about important issues and make an impact on their communities around the world. 

Diamonds In The Sand

Premieres Thursday, July 15 at 9pm on National Geographic (Astro CH 551 (HD), Unifi TV CH 508 (HD))

Explorer Kate Leeming sets out to become the first person in history to cycle the entire length of Namibia’s coastline, the Skeleton Coast. Kate’s thousand-mile journey sees her enduring some of the most inhospitable conditions on the planet, in one of Africa’s most remote and spectacular locations.

Stiff Competitions 

The Cube UK S10

Premieres Tuesday, 6 July at 8pm on FOX (Astro 704 (HD), Unifi TV CH 453 (HD)) 

Host Phillip Schofield returns to preside over the high-octane gameshow, where contestants attempt seemingly simple tasks within the high-pressure confines of the iconic Perspex box.

Top Chef S17 All Stars LA

Premieres Wednesday, 28 July at 7:05pm on FOX Life (Astro CH 703 (HD), Unifi TV CH 455 (HD))

The Emmy® and James Beard Award-winning series returns for Season 17 with host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio and judge Gail Simmons. All Stars LA brings back 15 chefs, including finalists, frontrunners and fan favorites from past seasons, who are determined to prove their worth and win the coveted title of Top Chef. 

Sports In Action


Live from 28 June to 11 July on FOX Sports (Astro  CH 815 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

The tournament enters into the middle of the first week with great matches to be expected from the tennis greats.

Formula 1

Austria – 2 July to 4 July

Great Britain – 16 July to 18 July

Hungary – 30 July to 1 August

Live on FOX Sports (Astro  CH 815 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

The wheels stay on European soil for the next couple of months as drivers head to Austria, Great Britain and Hungary in July. 

Supercars Championship

Townsville – 9 July to 11 July live on FOX Sports (Astro  CH 815 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

We reached the halfway point of the season with just one lone race in July.

The Open Championship

Live from 15 July to 18 July on FOX Sports (Astro  CH 815 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

The British Open returns after taking a year’s hiatus, with the leading voices in the golfing world converging at the Royal St George’s Golf Club. 2019 champion Shane Lowry is expected to return and defend his title.


Live from 11 July to 25 July on FOX Sports (Astro  CH 815 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

The highlight of the month for fight fans will be UFC 264 happening on 11 July where Dustin Poirier will meet Corner McGregor for the third time. Both have won once each from the previous two meetups, with the question still in the air on who will triumph this time.

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