Sky and NOW: the main news from 5 to 11 December

Sky and NOW: the main news from 5 to 11 December

Sky and NOW

December has begun and is expected to close the year with a rich catalog of news brought by Sky and NOW. Between TV series and films, the schedule will expand considerably, leaving viewers glued to the screen. Let's find out together the main new titles that will be available from 5 to 11 December 2021.

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Sunday 5th December


The iconic van with tinted windows is ready to get back on the journey to discover new and unmissable trends in Italian catering , but above all to bring Chef Borghese around from North to South to referee the new challenges of "Alessandro Borghese 4 Restaurants", the show - original Sky production created by Banijay Italia - which starts again from Sunday 5 December, for six weeks, on Sky and NOW. Four restaurateurs with something in common, each eager to prove that they are the best, competing to obtain the coveted, beloved and unmistakable "ten" of chef Borghese. A mechanism as simple as it is hypnotic that by challenging four restaurateurs has become a fixed appointment for the public, a real cult of Italian television that has created a habit and transformed simple restaurateurs into determined and fierce competitors of a challenge without exclusion. of shots, with the indispensable report card to be drawn up at the end of the meal. In this new journey along the Peninsula, Chef Borghese will visit some of the most fascinating and characteristic places in Italy: Trentino, Valpolicella in the province of Verona, the island of Pantelleria, Siena, Asti, Barbagia (in central Sardinia, on the of the Gennargentu massif).


The talents of Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan at the service of a historical drama set in the mid-19th century. Mary Anning lives in a Dorset town and runs a small business in tourist warnings. Mary, however, is also an esteemed fossil hunter so much that her fame, although never recognized by her authorities, draws some scientists to her, including Roderich Murchison, who visits her in the company of his sad wife Charlotte. Just to cure her melancholy, Murchison entrusts the young woman to Mary, without being able to imagine that the friendship between the two will become passion.


Oscar Micheaux one of the first African American directors and producers in his career made 41 films, most of which have been lost. With this documentary, presented on the occasion of the Cannes Film Festival, we reconstruct the extraordinary epic of this man whose time has come to discover the uniqueness, venturing into the places of his life, rural Illinois and the effervescent Chicago d ' early last century, the plains of South Dakota and the Harlem of jazz and the artistic renaissance. To give voice to Micheaux's incredible challenges, illustrious scholars and heirs of his cinema such as John Singleton and Kevin Willmott or icons of African-American culture and popular music such as Chuck D, legendary singer of Public Enemy.


There are many sporting rivalries, but the one between Celtics and Lakers is another story The three-part documentary film not only gets to the heart of the greatest tug-of-war in NBA history , but it also shows how their three thrilling finals in four years in the 1980s fueled the popularity of the major basketball world championship. The documentary is narrated by Donnie Wahlberg, a Celtics fan, and Ice Cube a Lakers fan.


A bloody battle between three takes place every day along the Arctic coast of Norway different species orcas, whales and humans. Didier Noirot, one of the greatest underwater cameramen in the world, dives into the icy waters of the Norwegian fjords to tell us about this merciless hunt through underwater cameras and drones.

Monday 6 December


The new adventures of the ramshackle agents of the Apulia police station, led by Claudio Bisio in the role of Commissioner Cinardi. COPS 2 - A BAND OF POLICEMEN, the sequel to the comedy directed by Luca Miniero, is a Sky Original production made with Banijay Studios Italy. In the cast, alongside Claudio Bisio, we find old acquaintances and new entries: Pietro Sermonti, Giulia Bevilacqua, Francesco Mandelli, Guglielmo Poggi, Gaia Messerklinger, Dino Abbrescia, Massimo De Lorenzo, Ninni Bruschetta in the role of the Count and with the participation of Tullio Solenghi . After the peace following the arrest of Anaconda in the first season, Commissioner Cinardi and his ramshackle Cops team find themselves in action grappling with new investigations: the theft of the precious cross of Sant’Oronzo and the mysterious murder of a Viscount. The now experienced cops have proven their worth and are ready to juggle new cases with all their usual comedy and clumsy clumsiness. The team is thus called to investigate, but also to deal with their own personal problems.


Considered one of the most important living oriental directors for his peculiar style and originality of his cinema, Takeshi Kitano is certainly an international icon. We know the actor, the award-winning director, but many are unaware of his dual personality, the TV star, the Tokyo street kid and the political satyr who broke several taboos! Can we dream of a better guide to introducing us to the history and culture of Japan?


The six-part docu series intimately captures the decade-long odyssey of surfing pioneer Garrett McNamara who , after visiting Nazaré in Portugal in hopes of conquering a wave of over 30 meters he pushed the sport to ever higher levels and together with the locals helped transform the small village into the world's leading surfing destination for grown-ups waves. The docu series is directed and produced by award-winning director Chris Smith and produced by Emmy® and Golden Globe winners Joe Lewis, Maria Zuckerman, Ryan Heller and Michael Bloom.

Tuesday, December 7


The story of the mathematician Stanisław Ulam, one of the greatest scientific minds of the 20th century. USA, 1942. Stan Ulam is a talented 30-year-old Polish Jewish mathematician who, together with his brother, emigrated to the United States to escape the German invasion. One day he is offered the opportunity to put his talent into practice in the Manhattan Project, the project that will lead to the creation of the atomic bomb, which will lead Stan to experience a profound inner and moral conflict.


MY NAME IS LEGEND, the new original Sky Arte production, conceived and created by Bottega Finzioni with Matilda De Angelis, in collaboration with the Municipality of Bologna and Bologna Welcome. The series, thanks to the words and narration of the Bolognese actress Matilda De Angelis, explores the true stories of illustrious strangers from whom some of the most famous characters of the contemporary collective imagination were born. Who was George Lucas inspired by when he created Indiana Jones? And Mary Shelley where he drew inspiration for the figure of Dr. Frankenstein? Or again: from what strange corner of the world did a character like Zorro emerge? Matilda De Angelis, new star of Italian cinema, is the ideal companion to tell about this journey and, with a subtle meta-cinematographic game, the origin of these "myths of today", which will be explored by the interventions of the mass-media scientist Roberto Great.

Wednesday 8 December


Christmas comedy based on a graphic novel / cookbook by director Robert Tinnell. The three brothers of the Oliverio family, Carmine, Johnny and Frankie, are the keepers of an Italian Christmas culinary tradition that dates back to at least 100 years ago. On Christmas day many other family members and friends join in, witnessing the preparation and the fun moments that come with it.

Thursday 9 December


The new chapter of the groundbreaking TV series “Sex and the City”, by executive producer Michael Patrick King. The ten-episode series will be available in o.v. with Italian subtitles from 9 December on Sky and streaming on NOW, simultaneously with the debut on HBO Max. The first two episodes will debut on demand on Sky and streamed on NOW on 9 December at 9.00, while Saturday 11 will be broadcast on prime time on Sky Serie. "And Just Like That ..." follows Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) who went from the difficulties of life and friendship in their thirties to those of life and friendship at fifty. The cast also includes previously announced Sara Ramírez, Sarita Choudhury, Nicole Ari Parker, Karen Pittman, Chris Noth, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson and Evan Handler. Executive producers are Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Julie Rottenberg, Elisa Zuritsky, John Melfi and Michael Patrick King. To the screenplay King, Samantha Irby, Rachna Fruchbom, Keli Goff, Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky. The “Sex and the City” series was created by Darren Star and is based on the novel “Sex and the City” by Candace Bushnelle Elisa Zuritsky. The “Sex and the City” series was created by Darren Star and is based on the novel “Sex and the City” by Candace Bushnell.


By the same producers of 47 Meters, a new adventure in suggestive underwater settings with Katrina Bowden (Monolith). Charlie, a former marine biologist and shark expert, his fiancée Kaz and friend Benny work together to take tourists on a Cessna for trips. One day they take a couple to an uninhabited island, but once they land on the beach they find the body of a man partially devoured by a shark. From that moment things will get more and more dangerous for them ...


The true story of an elephant born in a protected area in the desert of Botswana, remained orphaned after only a month The camp keepers work hard to act as surrogate mothers to the little creature and prepare her for the harsh life of the wilderness.

Friday 10 December


Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) in a nostalgic and ironic comedy, based on the novel of the same name by Kevin Jakubowski. The story, set in 1980s Chicago, follows 10-year-old Jake Doyle and his epic quest to find the best video game system.


A complete view of the path of the Turkish state. Why does no one understand what is happening in Turkey anymore? The documentary aims to free the eye from preconceptions, and to explore Turkish history and its contradictions in the 20th century.


The incredible stories of diving professionals and their close encounters with the beautiful creatures of the deep sea, such as dolphins, manta rays, humpback whales and sharks

Saturday 11 December


When her husband's remains are found in a mass grave of dead children, criminal psychologist Cathrin finds herself increasingly involved in assisting the Galway police, but when old agonies resurface, she is determined to uncover the truth.


Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Shadow of Spies) stars, along with Johnny Depp and Robert Pattinson, in the gripping historical drama, based on the novel by Nobel laureate JM Coetzee. An administrative officer, called "the magistrate", presides over a border post on the borders of the Empire, in harmony with the local populations. But Colonel Joll arrives at the site, identifying the position as the first line of defense of the Empire for an alleged imminent attack by the local nomadic populations, the "barbarians". Through torture and violence, Joll tries to corroborate his thesis and soon there is a clash between the peaceful magistrate and the colonel.


In the year of the centenary of Enrico Caruso's death, we offer an unpublished listening to the 10 songs recorded by the famous tenor on April 11, 1902 in a hotel in Milan, this is the recording that will give way to the mass recording industry. Accompanied on the piano by Maestro Salvatore Cottone, the young tenor Caruso, still little known to the public, sang in front of a newly invented device, which in a few years would bring the music of great performers and great orchestras into people's homes.

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