The cat is out of the bag. “Binge” is Australia’s hottest new streaming service.
With more than 10,000 hours of binge-worthy and “unturnoffable” entertainment, if you’re asking yourself if it’s worth signing up to another service, it is.
Binge is jam-packed with the best content from around the globe and is officially available on Monday, 25 May at Binge.com.au for just $10 per month.
The next-gen streaming service will bring together the best local and international content providing Australians with a new way to indulge in their favourite shows and movies.
But the most exciting news? The service will feature shows and movies from WarnerMedia, NBCU, FX, BBC and Sony and will feature a huge catalogue of HBO hits including Sex and the City, Entourage and Girls while also delivering the much-anticipated Warner Bros.’ produced scripted originals from HBO Max.
“Binge speaks to the heart of what great entertainment viewing is about, something that is so good you can’t switch off. Binge will provide permission to indulge in the shows you love and the shows you can’t get enough of; it’s entertainment that’s unturnoffable,” Julian Ogrin, CEO said in a statement.
“This is a next-generation streaming service that we want to go beyond providing the best content by creating an emotional connection with viewers based on unapologetic entertainment pleasure, a place you can escape to for that precious ‘me time’. We couldn’t be more excited to pull the curtain back and show Australia this incredible product.
“The time is right to unleash this new service providing Australians with the best in drama, lifestyle, reality and movies. With an amazing line-up of entertainment from the world’s best brands, Binge will have something for everyone, whenever you want to watch, on your favourite device. And with new content added daily, there will always be something fresh to enjoy.”
There’s also a “surprise me” feature which you click and it, well, surprises you! Not happy? Click “surprise me” again to move to something else.
Customers can sign up for a two-week free trial from Monday, May 25 at binge.com.au and get watching all of their favourite ad-free on-demand content on their favourite device — with no lock-in contracts.
Customers can choose from three pricing tiers starting at $10 per month (1 stream, SD), $14 per month (2 streams, HD) and $18 per month (4 streams, HD).
See below for some epic opening highlights.
WHAT ARE THE OPENING HIGHLIGHTS?
★ Many of the best and most talked-about shows in the world right now including Succession, Westworld, Big Little Lies, Breeders, The Plot Against America, The Outsider and Mrs. America.
★ All-time top-rated TV shows, including six of the top 10 (according to IMDb): Chernobyl, The Wire, Band of Brothers, Planet Earth I and II and Blue Planet II.
★ All-time favourite dramas and comedies like Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, The Office, Seinfeld, Modern Family and The Walking Dead — with Friends to come.
★ An extensive collection of the world’s biggest movies including the Fast & Furious, Jurassic Park, Mission Impossible and DC Universe collections. Plus all-time great movies from directors like Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino.
★ Acclaimed documentaries including David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet, reality including Real Housewives and Keeping Up with the Kardashians and lifestyle favourites such as Grand Designs UK and Making It with Amy Poehler.
★ New to Australia releases including Hugh Jackman starring in his latest hit Bad Education and in June, BBC’s White House Farm, a six-part factual drama based on real-life events.
★ Binge Centres — the place to find out more about the shows and movies, with behind the scenes interviews, footage and information.
★ Binge Lists — users can save shows for later, rewatch a favourite or continue from where they left off.
★Binge Discover — curated carousels powered by a team of experts, not just algorithms, to help users discover content by mood, theme, moments, Top 5’s and more.