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  • Sky On Demand enjoys record-breaking year

    Sky's On Demand service had a record-breaking 2014, logging 50% more requests for streaming and downloading than the previous 12 months. According to the company, there were 60 requests… More »

  • Will people with Sky Sports have to pay for new Premier League deal?

    People with Sky Sports would have to pay an extra £10 a month - £120 a year - if satellite TV provider Sky passed on the full £4billion-plus cost… More »

  • Is Outlander coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK?

    Amazon UK has secured the rights to the first season of Outlander. According to television and radio industry magazine Broadcast, the series, which has been likened to a Scottish… More »

  • Freeview Play to offer instant access to live and catch-up TV

    Freeview is hoping to take the fight to rivals Sky, Virgin Media and YouView, by introducing a newly rebranded service: Freeview Play. Enhancements include the ability to watch catch-up… More »

  • Most expensive ever Channel 4 drama Indian Summers starts Sunday

    Channel 4's new £14million period drama Indian Summers starts this weekend. The 10-part series, which is set in 1930s India, stars Julie Walters and reportedly the most expensive drama… More »

  • Vikings Season 3 on Amazon Prime Instant Video in February

    Amazon Prime Instant Video has announced it will stream the third season of the historical drama Vikings just 24-hours after it airs in the United States. More »

  • Sky to release new Now TV Box this year

    Sky will launch a new Now TV Box with “exciting new features” later this year. The provider broke the news about a next generation box for its streaming service… More »

  • YouView coming to Sony TVs

    Sony will include on-demand platform YouView in its new range of TVs. For the first time, Sony Bravia users will be able to use the simple and intuitive YouView… More »

  • Sky to show Open Championship golf live exclusively from 2017

    The Open Championship will be shown live exclusively on Sky Sports from 2017. Sky secured the rights to the oldest golf tournament in the world after agreeing a five-year… More »

  • Freesat and free-to-view proving popular despite 'fierce competition'

    Have you recently switched to Freesat? A lot of people have - the subscription-free satellite TV provider gained 24,000 customers between October and December 2014. It gained 56,000 in… More »

  • Sky could launch new TV set-top box this spring

    Sky could be set to launch its next generation set-top box as early as this spring. The new box is likely to support ultra-high definition 4K content and feature… More »

  • Sky Sports announces 7 more Premier League matches for March

    Sky Sports has announced it'll show seven more Barclays Premier League matches live in March, including Liverpool vs Manchester United, which kicks off at 1.30pm on 22 March, 2015,… More »

  • Premier League highlights to remain on BBC - new midweek show coming

    Highlights of Barclays Premier League matches will continue to be shown on the BBC - including BBC iPlayer - with the broadcaster having agreed a £204million three-year deal that… More »

  • Better Call Saul comes to Netflix in February

    Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul will premiere on UK Netflix next month. Each episode of the new series will appear on the streaming service 24 hours after it… More »

  • Cricket World Cup highlights to be shown on ITV and ITV4

    ITV will air highlights of every England game at the 2015 Cricket World Cup, pending final approval from Ofcom, according to a joint proposal submitted to the UK communications… More »

  • BT Sport announces live Barclays Premier League matches for March

    BT Sport will show live Barclays Premier League matches in mid-week and on a Sunday in March - Aston Villa vs West Bromwich Albion (3 March, 2015), Newcastle United… More »

  • Netflix and YouTube dominate children’s viewing habits

    Children are now watching more video on demand content on paid for services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, than ever before. The latest report by research firm Childwise… More »

  • Amazon comedy Transparent free to all this weekend

    Amazon's award winning comedy drama Transparent will be freely available to anyone who wishes to see it this weekend. From midnight on Saturday - for one day only -… More »

  • Vince Cable: UK Netflix should be available across Europe

    According to business secretary, Vince Cable, UK Netflix subscribers should be able to access the same content wherever they are in Europe. The Lib Dem MP has called for… More »

  • Black Sails back on Amazon Prime Instant Video from this Sunday

    The second season of Black Sails will premiere on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK this weekend - less than 24 hours after being broadcast in the US… More »