22 TV shows to watch...

2014 has already been an excellent year for television, but it’s not over yet! We’ve still got some real corkers looking to mingle with established favourites over the remainder of 2014. Here’s a nifty guide to what is still to come in 2014: The Driver, BBC One, 9pm September...

Defiance: A Sci-Fi Western? Sep18

Defiance: A Sci-Fi W...

The second series of Syfy’s Defiance will air on UK screens from tonight, and returns to a cult following of sci-fi fans. That’s all very well, but what does it offer someone outside that following? The synopsis for Defiance begins like this: Humans and aliens are rebuilding a...

Downton Abbey: How the Crawleys & Co. captured hearts worldwide Sep17

Downton Abbey: How t...

Downton Abbey is a global success. There’s no two ways about it. It has received more US Emmy nominations than any other international television programme in history and has been acquired for broadcast by 220 territories worldwide. All across the world, people are eager to watch the antics...

Can The Strain offer a new take on the vampire genre? Sep17

Can The Strain offer...

It’s been nearly ten years since the publication of Twilight, the novel that dragged sexy vampires to the mainstream, and littered pop culture with endless examples of watered-down vamps that probably left Anne Rice with her head in her hands, rocking back and forth in a chair somewhere....

Sheridan Smith stars as Cilla Black tonight in new drama Cilla Sep15

Sheridan Smith stars...

Sheridan Smith will star as Cilla Black in a new three-part drama on the Liverpudlian singer’s rocky rise to fame airing tonight on ITV. Cilla will be set in the 1960s Liverpool during the Merseybeat era as the young Priscilla White dreams of stardom from her job as a typist. It will...

New political drama Tyrant debuts on FOX tonight Sep12

New political drama ...

New US political drama Tyrant will debut on UK screens tonight on FOX at 9pm. The series follows Bassam “Barry” Al-Fayeed, the son of an oppressive Middle-Eastern dictator, who has spent the last twenty years of his life hiding from his past and living as a Doctor and family man...

George Clooney to star in Downton Abbey Sep11

George Clooney to st...

George Clooney will appear in a Downton Abbey Christmas sketch for charity, ITV has announced. The Hollywood leading man is set to play an American guest at a wedding held at the country estate. It will be part of ITV’s annual Text Santa campaign, which last year featured Cheryl Cole...

Scott & Bailey are back! Sep10

Scott & Bailey ...

Crime-fighting duo Scott & Bailey are back for a new eight-part series starting tonight (Wednesday) on ITV at 9pm. The show revolves around the lives of DC Rachel Bailey (Suranne Jones) and DC Janet Scott (Lesley Sharp), who are constables in the Manchester Metropolitan Police’s...

TV Choice Awards 201...

Eastenders was the big winner of the TV Choice Awards last night in London, claiming Best Soap, Best Soap Actor (Danny Dyer) and Best Soap Actress (Lindsey Coulson). Eastenders also won an honorary award celebrating its thirty years of entertaining audiences. Outside of soapland, Sherlock won...

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher returns to ITV Sep07

The Suspicions of Mr...

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher will return to ITV for the first of two new films tonight (Sunday) at 9.05pm, following the X Factor. The films, which star Paddy Considine as 19th century private inspector Jack Whicher, returns after the success of the first two films in 2011 and...

Bad Education’s back: Watch the trailer! Sep05

Bad Education’...

The third series of Bad Education will return to BBC Three on Tuesday, September 16. The comedy is written by comedian Jack Whitehall, who also stars as Alfie Wickers – a big kid and terrible teacher straight out of teacher training (we’ve all had one). It’s now summer term...

Champions League Groups: Who has the best chance? Sep04

Champions League Gro...

The draws for the group stages of the 2014-15 Champions League were made this week. Who got the easiest group and therefore the best chance of making it through to the last sixteen? Arsenal fans can be pleased with the draw, with one of the easier groups of the four British sides. The Gunners...

Strictly Come Dancin...

The lineup for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 has been announced and the BBC have released brand new promotional shots of everyone prepped with glitter. This year’s crop of celebrities comprises of chart-topping musicians, actors, reality stars, sports stars and lots of presenters. Here they...

The X Factor returns...

It’s finally that time of year again! The X Factor will be back on our screens from tonight at 8pm. The second episode of the eleventh series will air tomorrow at the same time. Simon and Cheryl are back to the judges panel for the first time since 2010 and they’re accompanied by...