Based on the original concept by Bruce Lee, Warrior showcases a martial arts drama as you’ve never seen before. Set in the 1870s, the series follows a martial arts prodigy who heads to San Francisco from China in search for his sister.
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The life of our main character, Ah Sahm, however, takes an unexpected change when he is sold into a powerful organisation known as a tong. This turn of events sees Ah become embroiled in the gang wars taking place in San Francisco. In a city where he is subjected to significant anti-Chinese sentiment while fighting in a war, he previously knew little about, the show’s protagonist gets a lot more than he bargained for when he moves to the States.
The first season of Warrior, which was the brainchild of Bruce Lee over 50 years ago, is packed to the brim with violence, sex and martial arts – what more could you want? Brilliantly acted, the show features Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm as well as Olivia Cheng and Jason Tobin, with the cast a significant reason for its early success. Nominated for a Primetime Emmy, the debut season Warrior lives up to the lofty expectations set for it prior to release and is a must-watch for lovers of drama and action.
Where to Watch or Stream Warrior
Warrior premiered back in April of 2019 on Cinemax, but it wasn’t until late in June that it became available on Sky One. All ten episodes of the debut season will air on Sky One, airing every Tuesday at 10.00pm beginning on June 25.
If you’ve missed an episode or two or simply prefer to watch TV on your own time, fortunately, Sky has a streaming app called Sky Go that’s entirely free to use. The app enables you to stream Warrior episodes to any eligible devices at a time and place of your choosing. For no extra charge, the Sky Go app is included in your Sky subscription, giving you more flexibility than ever before to watch every episode of Warrior Season One and more.
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Must See TV for Warrior Fans
With only one season of Warrior to enjoy until 2020, you’re going to need a few other shows to fill in your TV time. Fortunately, we’ve got a list of top picks that fans of Warrior are likely to enjoy – check them out below.
Peaky Blinders (BBC One)
After the dramatic end to Season Four, fans of BBC’s hit show Peaky Blinders are desperate to see what will happen next following the defeat of the Changretta family and the election of Tommy Shelby. Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Helen McCrory and more return as your favourite characters for the fifth season which has captured the hearts of so many around the globe. With Tommy’s power combining in what is an increasingly fragile mental state, the latest season is one not to miss.
Poldark (BBC One)
After four thrilling seasons, Poldark will conclude in 2019 with what shapes up as a fifth and final season for the ages. All the Poldarks as well as the Enyse’s, the Carne’s and George Warleggen, the old favourites, including Aidan Turner and Ellen Tomlinson as the Poldark’s, set to return for one last hurrah. The series’ concluding season began on Sunday 14th July on BBC One, with episodes set to air at 9 pm on Sunday evenings.
The Blacklist (Sky One)
After some more drama? Look no further than The Blacklist, which returns for a sixth season in 2019 on Sky One. Following the life of master criminal Raymond Reddington who changes his ways to become an informant. James Spader puts in an Emmy Award-winning performance in this action-packed show with all the crime and drama you could ask for. Airing on Wednesday night’s on Sky One, The Blacklist is also available on Sky’s streaming app, Sky Go, for no extra charge for subscribers.