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Weekend Watching Tips: Fight Before Christmas, F is for Family, True Story, and More


We hardly watch traditional TV anymore. Streaming video services like Apple TV+ (try for free), Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video are more important than ever. But local providers such as Videoland, Film1 and Ziggo also have plenty to offer. More series are added every week and it is nice to know which series, films and documentaries really stand out. So we've made a selection.

New on Apple TV+: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Documentary about an Idaho man who is completely obsessed with Christmas. He wants to celebrate the party extra big this year, but his local residents do not agree.

Watch: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Later this week on Disney+

On December 1st on Disney+:

  • The Big Leap: Drama series about people who participate in a competitive reality show that can land a part in a musical.
  • American Dad (S17) Animated comedy series about the dysfunctional family of CIA agent Stan Smith and the alien they adopted . From the creator of Family Guy.

App Store and iTunes Credit

  • At StartSelect you will always find a good deal on your App Store cards.
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  • Try Apple TV+ for free for 7 days, then €4.99 per month (or 1 year free with selected devices)

F is for Family (S05)

On display at: Netflix

The Murphy family takes us back to the 1970s when kids were raised free, beer flowed freely and the man ruled his TV.

True Story (S01)

Featured on: Netflix

A world-renowned comedian desperately searches for a way out after a night in Philadelphia with his brother jeopardizes not only his success.


Viewed on: Netflix

Detective Stallworth becomes the first African-American agent to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan together with his partner Flip Zimmerman. They invade the highest circles of the KKK with the aim of thwarting their plans.

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Hanna (S03)

Featured on: Amazon Prime Video

Hanna is both a high concept thriller and a drama about growing up. The film is about the journey of an extraordinary young girl who grows up in the woods. She escapes the pursuit of a CIA agent and tries to discover the truth about who she is.

Outside is the party

On display at: Amazon Prime Video

Successful singer Sonne takes her niece into her home after her sister's unexpected death. When the biological father claims custody, Sonne is forced for the first time in her life to come out about her traumatic past. Only when she breaks her silence can she save her niece.

Crown Vic

On display at: Videoland

Two officers are on night patrol. They have been ordered to be careful because there are two police killers walking around looking for victims. In addition, they also have to deal with a corrupt cop who wants revenge.

Leonardo (S01)

On display at: Ziggo

A fresh look at life and the legacy of iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, who argues that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way to hide his true self. Each episode examines one of da Vinci's artworks for hidden clues about a tortured artist struggling for perfection.

TV and internet bundles for the home Now that we are at home more often, you undoubtedly also have higher demands on your internet and TV bundle. You can save a lot with a triple play package. Triple play stands for internet, telephony and digital television via one subscription with one provider. It is also known as all-in-1, 3-in-1, combi or total package. You get extra benefits with these providers!

  • Ziggo All-in-1 Benefit with non-stop extras
  • T-Mobile Home, free switching service and 15 days to change your mind
  • Tele2, choose a TV package that suits you
  • Youfone, via the KPN network


On display at: Pathé Home

A small town police station becomes the center of a bloody battle between a professional hit man, an ambitious young cop and a criminal con artist.

To compile this list, we have – with permission of course – made use of the info from Nieuwdezeweek.nl