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Children can get a laugh on the weekend when they watch “Scrambled!,” one of ITV’s popular television programs. The show gives all the news kids want to hear about for a full two hours, including ways its audience can be a part of the program. Here’s what you can expect from “Scrambled!” “[A] Two-hour children’s magazine show for weekend mornings, presented by Laura Jackson, London Hughes, Luke Franks and Sam Homewood. Young viewers are encouraged to participate on screen and at home, and submissions from the audience include photos and videos. Also featured are episodes from various CITV favourites.” You and your kids can watch “Scrambled!” on FilmOn via its  [ Read More ]


Gala TV for now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On March - 27 - 2015 0 Comment
Gala Bingo

Do you love playing Bingo? Bingo fans in the UK have been able to play their favorite game with television channel Gala TV and now everyone around the world can watch through FilmOn’s Gala TV channel. Gala TV is a gaming channel that includes many games, such as many variations on bingo. Gala TV’s bingo games allow people to play while while using their computers. As the channel’s description states about Gala’s bingo games: “Gala Bingo is known as the UK’s most loved and trusted Bingo operator. We’re all about entertainment, a sense of community and having fun… what we call ‘Play Happy’.” Gala TV’s website also has other games  [ Read More ]

Pop Charts Britannia

Celebrate the British pop charts with BBC through their television special, “Pop Charts Britannia: 60 Years of the Top 10.” The documentary focuses on the 60th anniversary of the British singles chart. Here’s more about the special: “Documentary chronicling our ever-changing love affair with the British singles chart on the occasion of its 60th anniversary. From the first NME chart in 1952, via Pick and Top of the Pops to home-taping the Radio One chart show and beyond, we have measured out our lives to a wonderful churn of pop driven, unbeknownst to us, by a clandestine world of music biz hustle. Featuring contributions by 60 years of BBC chart  [ Read More ]

Martha Stewart-Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber

Apparently to Martha Stewart, making brownies with Snoop Dogg is a good thing. But I’m sure the burning question on everyone’s lips is, “Were they regular brownies or pot brownies?” How about you watch the video below and see for yourself. Stewart made her brownie joke during the “Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.” The roast, of course, has a lot more funny content, especially since it’s about one of the most infamous (and, in some areas of the United States, hated) members of the pop-culture pantheon, the Biebs. It would seem that of recent days, Bieber has come to his senses somewhat and is trying to get back in  [ Read More ]


Check Out Countryfile for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On March - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
Countryfile-BBC Two

Do you love learning more about life in the British countryside? BBC Two’s television show, “Countryfile,” takes fans of shabby-chic living throughout the countrysides of the British Isles, introducing them to the places and notable people that make country life fun and unique. In one of the episodes of “Countryfile,” the show heads to Peak District, which is the site of one of Britian’s popular shows. “Countryfile is in the Peak District where John Craven is on the set of the BBC drama, The Village. He gets behind the scenes to meet the cast and explores the impact filming has had on the real village of Hayfield. He also reveals  [ Read More ]


Watch Who Do You Think You Are for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On March - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
Who Do You Think You Are

Britain’s celebrities are getting to know their family heritage with “Who Do You Think You Are?”. The television show features notables learning more about their family tree and the secrets it holds. One of the episodes you can view for free on FilmOn’s Yesterday channel features “Strictly Come Dancing” and “Dancing with the Stars” judge Len Goodman. “Known to millions as the lead judge on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Len Goodman nearly became a welder until a friend told him to try out ballroom dancing because it is ‘full of girls’. Now in his late 60s, Len feels it is time to find out about his ancestors. He spent  [ Read More ]

Yahoo's Sin City Saints Releases Official Trailer Featuring Malin Akerman

Malin Akerman is getting an intimate look into the hilarious mishaps and adventures of a new pro-basketball franchise, as Yahoo Screen has released the official trailer for its upcoming original comedy, ‘Sin City Saints.’ The actress plays Stanford-educated lawyer Dusty Halford, who works for the title league’s commissioner in the series, which is based in Las Vegas. Alongside the Saturn Award-nominated actress, ‘Sin City Saints’ also features Andrew Santino, who plays the basketball team’s wealthy, unpredictable and charismatic owner, Jake Tullus. Tom Arnold portrays Kevin Freeman, a private casino host who knows many of the city’s secrets. Such former NBA athletes as Rick Fox and Baron Davis also make appearances  [ Read More ]

Lucy Lawless to Join Ash vs Evil Dead

Posted by monique On March - 13 - 2015 0 Comment
Lucy Lawless

Lucy Lawless is coming back to genre television with her role as Ruby in the upcoming STARZ original series, “Ash vs Evil Dead.” The series, the follow-up to “The Evil Dead” cult horror film franchise, will begin shooting in New Zealand this spring with the intention of airing sometime late 2015. Lawless’ character Ruby is described as “myopic in her quest to hunt down the source of the recent Evil outbreaks.” The only issue with her quest is that she believes Ash to be the source of the horrors she aims to put down. Lawless will once again work with executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, who led her  [ Read More ]

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You’ve been following our coverage of the upcoming release of AMC’s hit drama “TURN: Washington’s Spies: The Complete First Season” and for our faithful readers, we have special surprise for you! We’re giving away two Blu-rays to two Shockya readers (U.S. residents only, no P.O. boxes). So how do you enter in our giveaway? Follow us @Shockya and tweet us the phrase, “@Shockya is giving away two TURN: Washington’s Spies: The Complete First Season blu-rays! Follow & RT to enter!” You have from now (March 11) to March 25. You can also enter every day to increase your chances. We’ll pick the winner at random and notify them via Twitter  [ Read More ]

Deleted Scene from TURN: Washington’s Spies Released

Posted by monique On March - 10 - 2015 0 Comment
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“TURN: Washington’s Spies” is only a few days away from being released on DVD and Blu-ray, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we’re showing a deleted scene from the popular AMC show! The deleted scene comes from the sixth episode of the series, “Mr. Culpeper.” In the scene, Abe, played by Jamie Bell, tries to get out of captivity with no luck. Take a look at the clip below. “TURN: Washington’s Spies: The Complete First Season” comes to DVD and Blu-ray plus Digital HD March 17. The Anchor Bay Entertainment release features three discs containing all 10 episodes detailing the true story of spies during America’s war for independence and  [ Read More ]


Watch The Great British Year for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On March - 7 - 2015 0 Comment
The Great British Year

The BBC is teaching young kids to celebrate the changing seasons with “The Great British Year.” The series of short films based on the BBC One series of the same name will give show youngsters the magic of the seasons and how to appreciate the workings of nature. “Aimed at four- to six-year-olds, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter encapsulate the essence of each of our UK seasons, and Four Seasons shows the stunning transition in our countryside through an entire year. Spring Babies shows birds working hard to make nests, incubate their eggs and rear their young in spring. Leaf Eaters shows the crack demolition squad of worms, fungi and  [ Read More ]

Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records

Do you love learning about zany Guinness World Records? Take a look at “Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records,” which airs on ITV2 and can be seen on ITV2′s FilmOn live TV channel. The television show is presented by Matt Edmondson, who scours for the most insane world records achieved. The show features records for off-the-wall things like the most swords swallowed at the same time, the world’s largest violin, the heaviest vehicle pulled by hair, most spins from a power drill, the heaviest weight lifted by the human tongue, and the most times a person has kissed a cobra. There are more fun programs on ITV2 and other UK television  [ Read More ]

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Do you love the music of the 1960s? BBC Four is celebrating the music of this iconic era with “Sounds of the Sixties.” The series focuses on legendary BBC performances by the popular musical acts of the ’60s. One of the episodes from the series, “Sounds of the Sixties – 1964-6: The Beat Boom” can be viewed on FilmOn’s BBC Four channel. Here’s more about the series: “[A] Ten-part series featuring rock, pop and R&B performances from the BBC archives. It kicks off with the very birth of the decade, when pop was consigned to Crackerjack and rebellious singers still wore cardigans. But then Beatlemania came along. Featuring the fabulous  [ Read More ]

Da Vinci's Demons S2 3D Packshots - Final

“Da Vinci’s Demons: The Complete Second Season” is days away from being released and if you’re a huge fan of the popular STARZ show, try your hand at ShockYa’s Twitter giveaway! We’re giving away two Blu-ray copies of “Da Vinci’s Demons: The Complete Second Season.” If you want to enter, follow us @Shockya and tweet us the phrase, “Win a copy of Da Vinci’s Demons! Follow and RT to enter!” You have from now (March 3) to March 15 to enter. After that, we’ll pick the winners at random and notify them through Twitter DM. Good luck! “Da Vinci’s Demons: The Complete Second Season” is coming on stores March 3,  [ Read More ]

Our World: Djibouti on the Front Lines

Learn more about America’s fight against terrorism in “Our World: Djibouti on the Frontline.” This BBC television program focuses on America’s only military base in Africa and how it’s being utilized in the war on terror. “Djibouti is the only country in Africa with a US military base. From here, the war on terror is being waged against Al Shabab in Somalia and Al Qaeda in Yemen. Frank Gardner, the BBC’s security correspondent, is granted rare access to the American base.” This program can be viewed on FilmOn, along with many other live TV programs from the UK and around the world. UK channels you can choose from include BBC  [ Read More ]


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