The Standstill Dead

18th January 2018

After AMC’s The Walking Dead saw its lowest ratings since Season 2, the show is seeing a mix up in show-runners. Scott Gimple will leave the role he has occupied since 2013. He will be replaced by Angela Kang, who previously worked on the show as a writer. The Hollywood Reporter claimed that Gimple will […]

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Game of Thrones Spin-Offs in the Works

16th January 2018

While it was originally the plan to end Game of Thrones at Season 8, plans have now been set for up to five prequels. The eighth series is set to release in 2019, however HBO has plans reaching far beyond that now. Last year, it was reported that the channel was indeed working on prequels. […]

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Gillian Anderson Finished with Scully?

11th January 2018

With the news of a new season of X-Files, Gillian Anderson shared that she is ready to move on from the role of Scully. Well, this has been all but confirmed, as she shut down the notion of returning to the character at any point. Gillian Anderson started playing the role in 1993 and has […]

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A week in mild amusement

9th January 2018

Theresa May, in a blistering display of chastisement not seen since you laughingly called your dog a ‘bad boy’ while snapchatting him chewing up kleenex, has said she’s ‘not impressed’ with Toby Young’s scintillating Twitter history. She said Young has been assured that if he talks that way in the future, his shiny new job […]

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Daleks, Doctor Who's main enemies standing in a group

How to Who

8th January 2018

I recently set myself the unenviable task of watching the entire Doctor Who series since the 2005 reboot in the space of a month. Therefore, I’ve a lot of Who on the brain. This years festive special marked the final appearance of Peter Capaldi as the cantankerous Time-Lord but, more interestingly, the departure of showrunner […]

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Netflix Greenlights Bright Sequel

5th January 2018

Despite the incredibly low Metacritic score and the general distaste among viewers, David Ayer’s Bright, is getting a sequel. The Netflix original released on 22nd December, to universal criticism. It shows a world where fantasy creatures and humans co-exist in modern times. Will Smith stars as a cop, who ends up being partnered with an […]

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TWD’s Ratings Dip Defended by Producer

3rd January 2018

Season 8 of AMC’s The Walking Dead has hit its lowest ratings yet, prompting the shows producer David Alpert to say a few words. The first half of the current season has seen its lowest figures since 2011. Alpert told Variety that looking at the figures is misleading to show how popular the series is. […]

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The Office Making a Comeback in 2018-2019?

19th December 2017

NBC’s popularised show The Office could be making a comeback in late 2018 or early 2019. It was a spin-off from the UK version which was created by Ricky Gervais. Reported by TV Line, it said that the show would feature a combination of returning cast members and some new faces. It would take place […]

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Harington on Season 8 of GOT

18th December 2017

As we all know, the next season of Game of Thrones (at least in this timeline) will be the last, but what does Jon Snow think? Kit Harington, speaking to Time, said that the current series is ‘bigger than it’s ever been’. The star will be on set in Belfast to shoot some scenes. The […]

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Jessica Jones Returns in March 2018

11th December 2017

Jessica Jones, everyone’s favourite alcoholic, pessimistic, super-strong PI is coming back to Netflix next year in March. Krysten Ritter will return to portray Jessica, who is still reeling from the end of Season 1 and is still learning that having friends can be a good thing. From the looks of things, drinking, swearing and generally […]

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The Witcher TV Show Gets Writers

11th December 2017

The Witcher is coming to Netflix and now has a writer attached to it. Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will reportedly write the show. She wrote The Defenders, the okay Marvel mashup exclusive to Netflix and Daredevil, which was arguably more fun. She also helmed the political drama The West Wing. With her on board, the show […]

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Crisis on Earth-X: Review

7th December 2017

This week the four primary CW Arrowverse shows had their annual crossover event. Over two days and four forty minute instalments the likes of Green Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and the Legends of Tomorrow were pitted against a world ending threat in the closest thing the CW gets to an exciting premise. As the sole […]

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Review: The Sex Robots are Coming

6th December 2017

4/5 In a world where we’re talking about everything apart from the things we should be talking about, Channel 4’s new documentary, The Sex Robots are Coming, is a breath of fresh air. I’d say it was relieving someone’s talking about it, but, actually, the documentary is quite scary. The prospect of artificial intelligence is frightening […]

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TV Review – Alias Grace

2nd December 2017

Alias Grace is the latest adaptation of a Margaret Atwood novel, following the huge success of The Handmaid’s Tale. The Netflix series documents the attempts of Simon Jordan to establish whether convicted murderess Grace Marks could be gotten off her charge by reason of insanity. It is a fictional story based on fact, with Atwood’s […]

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Review: X Factor 2017 so far

27th November 2017

The X Factor has been on our screens since 2004 and since that night in September, the show has become part and parcel of British life and television history. Series 14 of the music competition is well underway now with the final (thankfully) next weekend, when an act will win and we’ll probably never hear […]

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#GBBO Faves Get Festive

23rd November 2017

With Series 8 gobbled up by viewers at the end of October, The Great British Bake Off saw a successful return this Summer after new judges, new presenters, and a whole new home on Channel 4 initially made loyal fans queasy. Our ovens may be empty for the time being, but GBBO lovers will be […]

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The Punisher – Review

21st November 2017

Straight up, The Punisher is probably my favourite Marvel Netflix series yet. It’s a thriller-esc, action-oriented drama to put it one way. It’s a massive step above the most recent series, The Defenders, with better characters, cooler set-pieces and an overall better story. For those who don’t know, The Punisher revolves around Frank Castle, out […]

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The Punisher Now Available

17th November 2017

After a few setbacks, delays and some concerns about the nature of the show, The Punisher is now available for streaming on Netflix. The show revolves around Daredevil Season 2’s secondary bad guy, Frank Castle, played by John Bernthal, seeking out those responsible for the death of his family. It’ll be cool to see how […]

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Review: Star Trek: Discovery

14th November 2017

This week saw the final episode of the newest Star Trek series before it takes its mid-season break. This seemed a shame really as the series just appeared to be hitting its stride. After an action-heavy two-part premiere the show slumped a bit once the producers realised that that kind of momentum would be a […]

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New Doctor Who Look Revealed!

10th November 2017

The first image of the new Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, has been released. The show’s official Twitter released the image of the 13th Doctor, pictured walking across some hills, with the TARDIS in the background. She looks very swaggy. Whittaker will replace Peter Capaldi, who has been the Doctor since 103. He will make […]

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People Really Like Stranger Things

3rd November 2017

The second season of Stranger Things was released only last week and has already been watched by one-third of Netflix’s subscribers. The show’s premiere averaged around 16 million views during the first three days it was available. Nielsen, the company that tracks this kind of thing, also estimated that 361,000 people watched the entire season […]

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Celebrity Gogglebox Gets Its Celebs

2nd November 2017

Ed Sheeran is set to appear with Example and Big Nartsie on Celebrity Gogglebox. The show will be aired on Friday, with a few other big names too. The show normally depicts usual people reacting to whatever happens to be on the telly that evening. The show has garnered a few favourites, with some of […]

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Bake Off Finale Sees 7.3 Million Views

1st November 2017

Spoilers for the finale below. The Great British Bake Off finale saw a massive live audience of 7.3 million people, which then rose to 7.7 million when taking into account those who watched on Channel 4 +1. The figures come despite co-host Prue Leith accidentally tweeting the name of the winner a full 10 hours […]

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I’m A Celebrity 2017: Who’s Involved?

30th October 2017

Up in the North East, we all love Ant and Dec. So, you’re probably thrilled to know that I’m A Celebrity will be back very soon, and rumours of this year’s celebs are pretty exciting! Here are just a few that we hope are true! Vanessa White Former The Saturdays singer, Vanessa, has recently been […]

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X-Factor Getting a Shakeup

27th October 2017

The X Factor is getting a revamped format, scrapping the sing off and making it so the people at home actually control who stays and who goes. In the previous series, contestants who had the lowest public votes would have a sing-off, then the judges would decide who stays. Now, however, the contestant with the […]

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Stranger Things 2 Is Here!

27th October 2017

Yes, just in time for Halloween, Stranger Things Season 2 is finally here! Stanger Things 2 is now available for streaming on Netflix with the entirety of the season being available now. It’s been a long wait since the first season, almost a year and a half, but if it’s as good as the first, […]

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Daredevil Season 3 Details

26th October 2017

As reported by Deadline, it has been confirmed that Vincent D’Onofrio’s character, Wilson Fisk, will return for the next season of Daredevil, (arguably) Netflix’s best Marvel show. The next season of Daredevil is said to be out in 2018, although no specific date has been set. The show also has a new showrunner, Erik Oleson, […]

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Gunpowder Plot Draws Controversy

23rd October 2017

Gunpowder Plot Draws Controversy And it’s 2017, how weird is that? The newest BBC drama, Gunpowder has received a few complaints about the level of violence in the show. The show’s creators have defended it, however, as the show is historically accurate to how certain people were prosecuted. The plot focuses on the infamous Gunpowder […]

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3 TV Shows You’ve Got to Watch This Month

11th October 2017

As the nights get colder, it’s very tempting to just forget about all of your responsibilities and just snuggle up on the sofa. But, to be able to do that, you need some great entertainment, too. That’s where we come in. Instead of providing you with a huge list that you’ll just never get through, […]

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Review: Doctor Foster, Series 2

9th October 2017

Just a matter of days ago, we discussed the final episode of Doctor Foster, series 2, and raised some important questions about the ending. Now, it’s all over, and like many other viewers, we’re not quite sure how we feel about it. So, we thought we would reflect on the series as a whole. When […]

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Punisher Pulled from NYCC

6th October 2017

After the recent incident in Las Vegas, Marvel and Netflix have decided to pull out of New York Comic Con, which began this week. In a statement, via Deadline, the two companies said: ‘After careful consideration, Netflix and Marvel have decided it wouldn’t be appropriate for Marvel’s The Punisher to participate in New York Comic-Con.’ […]

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The Grand Tour Won’t Be on Tour

29th September 2017

The next season of The Grand Tour, Amazon’s take on Top Gear with Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, will be staying based in the UK. Amazon has said that because of ‘sore joints, struggling lungs and a combined age of 158’, the show’s HQ will be in the UK, a mere 10 miles […]

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Liz Dawn Dies Age 77

26th September 2017

For those of you who watch Coronation Street and have done for a while, we have some rather sad news to depart. Liz Dawn, who played the part of Vera Duckworth, has died after 30 years on the show. Her family are grieving, ‘devastated’ after the death of the 77-year-old. She died surrounded by family […]

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TV Review: The Child in Time

26th September 2017

2/5 Last night the BBC aired one of its most pretentious and disappointing shows ever. No, Strictly was broadcast on Saturday. Let’s not beat around the bush: The Child in Time attracted lots of viewers because of Benedict Cumberbatch. The last time he was on the Beeb it was for Sherlock (who he could’ve done within the painstaking 90-minute ‘drama’ […]

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Marvel’s The Punisher First Official trailer

22nd September 2017

Yes, John Bernthal’s The Punisher meets Metallica in the first trailer for the upcoming Netflix series. It features some (almost) musical gun sounds and a heck load of shooting. The series will see Frank castle tracking down (and almost definitely shooting the faces off of) the people who murdered his family in cold blood. The […]

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The Emmy Awards 2017

18th September 2017

The 69th Emmy awards happened this weekend, airing on CBS and hosted by Stephen Colbert. It was a rather special occasion with many incredibly talented people being recognised for their outstanding work. Even Sean Spicer turned up, which is especially on the nose considering Melissa McCarthy was there. And he’s a suspected white supremacist sympathiser and […]

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GOT Getting Multiple Endings

14th September 2017

HBO’s President of Programming has said that even the stars won’t know how this journey will end. Multiple endings have been confirmed to stop story leaks for the final episode. Speaking at a US college, Casey Bloys said: ‘I know in Game of Thrones, the ending, they’re going to shoot multiple versions so that nobody […]

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5 Reasons to Watch BoJack Horseman

13th September 2017

As you may have read or watched, BoJack Horseman, Netflix’s very own alcoholic horse returned for his fourth season last week. Now, did I watch it within a day? Yes. Was it good? Yes. But instead of reviewing it, we’re going to go through a short list of the main reason to watch the show. […]

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Stuck for Streaming?

9th September 2017

While we already did films coming out this month there are still plenty of things you can watch online. From Rick and Morty to American Gods there are loads of series to sink your teeth into this September. Let’s count them down. Rick and Morty – From the folks down at Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s […]

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Luke Cage Returning for Season 2

31st August 2017

Netflix is seeing the return of Luke Cage in 2018. Entertainment Weekly showed a new image of the power man himself, with his best mate Misty Knight, with some new cybernetic appendages. After the events of The Defenders Knight lost an arm, but that doesn’t seem to be a problem anymore, what with Danny Rand’s […]

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So People Really Like GoT

29th August 2017

Given how literally everyone on Earth apart from four people watched the Game of Thrones Season 7 finale, it makes sense that the show’s previous records would be shattered. The iconic and highly acclaimed show has been in the face of everyone, whether you watch it or not, and it’s finally over until next season. […]

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The Punisher Looks Really Annoyed

23rd August 2017

If you watched The Defenders, Marvel’s latest Netflix series, you probably should have stuck around for the bit at the very end. After the credits rolled in the last episode, we got our first teaser for The Punisher, the spin-off from Daredevil. Played by The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal, The Punisher will come right off […]

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