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Sky Sport Update: Coming Soon

As Sky Sport comms notes in its latest update of how programmers are filling the gaping holes in their schedules, “It probably comes as no surprise to you that our content team has a lot of balls in the air right now.” Here’s what they’ve pulled out of the hat to try to stop subscribers […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Onward for Sky

Today Sky offers its first direct “express release”, Onward, which would have been opening in theatres if not for the COVID-19 lockdown. Here’s the media release: Sky announces first ever Sky Express Release, Onward. When things are all up in the air, it’s best to look onward. Disney Pixar’s newest animated flick Onward is coming […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in May

Next month Sky Box Sets will premiere a sci-fi romp about a teenager who falls into an ancient chamber and awakes a Gothic princess who’s been asleep for 1000 years. In the US, Dwight in Shining Armor screens on BYUtv, which is part of Utah’s Brigham Young University, and has been renewed for a third season. […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Sky Movies Goes Sports Mad

Next month Sky will launch a sports movie pop-up channel with a mix of dramas, comedies and documentaries, ranging from Raging Bull and Million Dollar Baby to I Am Duran and Fighting With My Family. Here’s the media release: Sky Movies is going into bat for sports lovers – new Sky Movies Sports Movies Pop-Up […]

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New to Rialto in April

Two TV series premieres to watch for next month on Sky’s Rialto channel are British drama The Accident and Nordic thriller Twin. The latter (8.30 Tuesdays from April 7) is an eight-part crime drama about estranged identical twin brothers: Erik, a broke surfer bum, and Adam, a successful family and businessman. Soon after reuniting for […]

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Sky Movies: HD Premieres in April

Sky Movies Premiere Child’s Play (April 2) Stuber (April 5) Richard Says Goodbye (April 11) Downton Abbey Movie (April 12) Tolkien (April 18) Good Boys (April 19) The Wave (April 22) Palm Beach (April 25) Blinded By the Light (April 26) Holy Lands (April 27)   Sky Movies Extra Duplicate (April 1) Ophelia (April 2) […]

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New to Sky’s HD Channels in April

SANDITON | BBC UKTV, 9.30 Mondays from April 6 Veteran period scribe Andrew Davies brings Jane Austen’s unfinished last novel vividly to life. Sanditon’s a place that’s changing fast. This once sleepy fishing village is transforming into a fashionable spa resort. Changing alongside it is the impulsive and unconventional Charlotte Heywood, who swaps her quiet rural […]

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New to SoHo and Neon in April

Nearly all of next month’s series premieres on SoHo and SoHo2 will be available to stream on Neon, often days before their linear debut. Unfortunately, because of the production disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the scheduled season four premiere of Fargo has been replaced by a repeat of From the Earth to the Moon. […]

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Prime Revisits Love Island UK

Prime TV is bringing back Love Island UK after abandoning its initial run for sports programming. Following all the COVID-19 upheaval in global sport coverage, Sky’s free-to-air channel will fill its late-night schedule with a week-night strip of the ITV hit from tonight, with a recap from tomorrow. Of all the FTA channels, Prime has […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Sky During COVID-19 Lockdown

Sky TV has announced programming initiatives to help making staying inside more bearable over the next four weeks, as NZ goes into COVID-19 lockdown. They include a best-of-HBO pop-up pop-up channel, free distribution of Sky News Australia on SkyGo and more children’s fare on Prime TV. Here’s the media release: Sky during Covid-19 lockdown – […]

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