Tag Archives: The Hour
Tonight in HD: November 5

Tonight in HD: November 5

SoHo Highlight: The Hour (Sky 10, 8.30) When the BBC launched this six-part series, allusions were made to it being a Blighty Mad Men. But The Hour owes more to Broadcast News, from its romantic-triangle of airhead anchor/gung-ho journo/fledgling female producer to its behind-the-scenes media politics — in this case, a “period porn” dramatisation of how (UK) TV news started […]

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SoHo’s Staggered Schedule Sizzles

SoHo’s Staggered Schedule Sizzles

If you haven’t invested in a My Sky + by now, don’t delay if you want to maximise the value of Sky’s new premium drama channel, SoHo. The satcaster has confirmed more of the HD channel’s sensational November schedule on the eve of updating subscriber numbers at its annual general meeting on Friday. New to […]

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HBO Comes to Sky -- But at a Price

HBO Comes to Sky — But at a Price

There’s nothing so-so about the HBO-style channel dedicated to premium drama that Sky’s confirmed will launch in HD on Halloween. It’s a fantastic initiative that’s marred only by Sky using it to extract even more lucre from Platinum subscribers. Sky announced its plans for SoHo today, along with an exclusive HBO deal that will see much of […]

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