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  • Amazon to make original movies for cinema and Prime Instant Video

    Amazon is going to start making and buying original films to be shown in cinemas before being made available on Amazon Prime Instant Video up to 11 months earlier… More »

  • WWE Network finally launches in UK after abrupt November cancellation

    The WWE Network has finally arrived in the UK, providing wrestling fans with the chance to watch live pay-per-view events, original programmes and classic matches online. It’s the first… More »

  • Big budget drama Fortitude to premiere on Sky Atlantic

    Sky's new £25 million drama series Fortitude will launch in a primetime slot on Sky Atlantic later this month. The show will be the first to broadcast at the… More »

  • Woody Allen TV series to air on Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Award winning movie director Woody Allen will start work on his first ever television series after penning a deal with streaming service Amazon Prime Instant Video. The new series… More »

  • TalkTalk adds Netflix to YouView boxes

    TalkTalk is making further inroads into the TV market after announcing a commercial deal with streaming platform Netflix. It’s been a busy few days for TalkTalk, what with agreeing… More »

  • TalkTalk to ditch Blinkbox name

    TalkTalk will rebrand Blinkbox and integrate the service into its own existing pay TV business “as soon as possible” following the multi-million pound deal to acquire the streaming platform… More »

  • Game of Thrones Season 5 to begin in April

    If you’re one of the many avid Game of Thrones fans who have been waiting for the fifth season of the programme to be announced, you’ll be delighted to… More »

  • TalkTalk buys Blinkbox from Tesco

    TalkTalk has ended weeks of speculation by buying the Blinkbox movie streaming service from Tesco in a multi-million pound deal. Tesco's fixed phone and broadband customers will also be… More »

  • Sky Sports to show England cricket matches until 2019

    Sky Sports will continue to support English cricket after signing a two-year extension to its broadcasting partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board. The agreement will provide fans… More »

  • Tablet users help iPlayer to record number of views

    Tablet devices overtook TV, PC and mobiles as the most popular way to watch BBC iPlayer in December, with shows including Top Gear and Doctor Who helping the service… More »

  • Video streaming boom not affecting pay-TV subscriptions

    According to research by consulting firm, Deloitte, pay-TV broadcasters are here to stay despite the popularity of on-demand video streaming services such as Netflix. More »

  • Four new US series arrive on Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Amazon Prime Instant Video customers can now watch four new high-profile US cable series following a “landmark” deal between the UK streaming service and international distributor eOne (Entertainment One). More »

  • Two new Sky HD channels arrive on Virgin Media TiVo

    Virgin Media has ushered in the New Year by adding two more Sky HD channels to its TiVo service. TV customers with the XL package will now be able… More »

  • Arsenal vs Spurs, Chelsea vs Everton and more on BT Sport in February

    The second north London derby of the season is the highlight of the late-winter Barclays Premier League live schedule on BT Sport, with underperforming Arsenal meeting about-par Tottenham Hotspur… More »

  • 4K ultra HD TV streaming arrives on Amazon Prime Instant Video in UK

    Recently treated yourself to an ultra HD 4K TV? Or you’re hoping Santa will bring you one? Then you’ll be interested you to hear that Amazon Prime Instant Video… More »

  • The Great British Bake Off tops 2014 most watched list

    Apparently, the British public loves a cooking show. According to TV viewing figures, The Great British Bake Off is likely to end the year as the most popular entertainment… More »

  • House over holidays: Many Brits take time off work to watch TV

    Forget days at the seaside and spending time with the family, because 48% of British people are now using their days off from work to watch TV, and 4%… More »

  • BT Sport to air Aviva Premiership rugby for free over Christmas

    BT Sport is giving the gift of rugby this Christmas by making four live Aviva Premiership rugby games available for all BT broadband and TV customers and all Sky… More »

  • Sky Sports arrives on BT YouView - BT Vision+ to be phased out

    Got BT YouView? You can now get Sky Sports on it. A long-running dispute between BT and Sky meant you could only get it on BT Vision+, but last… More »

  • Virgin Media TiVo boxes get Netflix app update

    Virgin Media customers will be delighted to learn that a new update for the Netflix app has finally arrived, bringing with it a raft of new features and improvements. More »