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Watch Proms in the Park 2014: Belfast for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 24 - 2014 0 Comment
Proms in the Park-Belfast BBC One Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland will celebrate the joy of music with “Proms in the Park 2014: Belfast.” The two-part television special, which will air on BBC One North Ireland Dec. 29, will take place on Belfast’s Titanic Slipways and will feature music from popular signers such as Alfie Boe, Erin Boag, Dana Masters, Anton Du Beke, Kirril Troussov, Amy Dickinson as well as the musician who was named the BBC Young Musician of the Year, Martin James Bartlett. You can watch this and other UK programs on FilmOn. The online television service features live TV from channels across America and around the world, including UK channels such as BBC One, BBC Two,  [ Read More ]

Walker - The Walking Dead _ Season 4, Episode 6 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

“The Walking Dead” spinoff series is shaping up! The two leads have been cast as well as the location. Here’s more of what’s in store for fans. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the spinoff, which is currently under the name “Cobalt,” finds our new zombie survivors in Los Angeles. Cliff Curtis will star as Sean Cabrera, a teacher who is surviving the apocalypse with her ex-wife Andrea and their son. The character’s description seems a lot like the characterization of Rick Grimes from the original “Walking Dead”; according to The Hollywood Reporter, Sean is the classic Everyman–a man who has a good heart and wants to right by the people  [ Read More ]

Great Continental Railway Journeys

FilmOn viewers can watch travel documentary “Great Continental Railway Journeys” for free on FilmOn. The documentary, shown on BBC Two, features presenter Michael Portillo as he travels the same pathway Edwardian vacationers took while living the life of luxury. Here’s more about the program. Michael Portillo follows in the footsteps of Edwardian travellers to trace a route recommended in Bradshaw’s guide, journeying from the heart of France to the Mediterranean coast. He begins in the capital of cuisine, Lyon, where he finds out about the early 20th-century Meres Lyonnaises, to whom the city owes its gastronomic reputation. Ever keen to try his hand, Michael takes instruction from a top chef  [ Read More ]


Gang Related’s Cliff Curtis To Lead The Walking Dead Spinoff

Posted by Sarah Anne Luoma On December - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

Gang Related star Cliff Curtis will lead the upcoming Walking Dead spinoff. Curtis will take on the role of a divorced teacher in the show from co-creator Robert Kirkman and Sons of Anarchy’s Dave Erickson. His character is a teacher named Sean Cabrera who is described as a morally sound individual who strives to do the right thing. The Walking Dead spinoff will chronicle Curtis’ lead character trying to live in a post-apocalyptic world – similar to the current AMC series’ story line. Curtis will be joined by a female guidance counselor and single mother. That role has yet to be cast by the showrunners. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood  [ Read More ]

Tim Rice BBC Two

This Christmas, celebrate the life and musical achievements of legendary lyricist Tim Rice in the BBC Two special “Tim Rice – A Life in Song.” The special features moments from Rice’s 40 years in the music business, including many of his hit songs and movie moments including songs from “The Lion King” and “Evita.” Here’s more about the special. A celebration of one of our greatest musical lyricists. Tim Rice, in the company of Michael Grade, reminisces over 40 years of hit songs that conquered the world. Before each one is performed, hear the stories behind some of his best-loved work from Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Chess and The Lion  [ Read More ]

Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau

“Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau,” a BBC Four documentary featuring the work of many of the fin-de-siecle artists, is available for free on FilmOn. The documentary is hosted by BBC’s Stephen Smith as he takes viewers through the lives of several female Art Nouveau artists. Here’s more about the documentary. “Britain’s art nouveau heritage is excavated as cultural correspondent Stephen Smith unearths the bright, controversial but brief career of Aubrey Beardsley. On a mission to uncover lesser known stars of Britain’s version of this continental fin-de-siecle-style, he explores the stunning work of Mary Watts and the massive influence of department store entrepreneur Arthur Liberty. In Scotland, he  [ Read More ]


Watch UK Documentary Series Vikings for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

Lovers of Scandinavian history will love to watch “Vikings,” the latest program on UKTV’s channel, Yesterday. “Vikings,” hosted by Neil Oliver, is based on the BBC Two series (also called “Vikings”) and takes viewers back in time to the world when Vikings explored their surroundings, having adventures and trading with other cultures. The four-film documentary series takes an in-depth look at the real lives of Vikings and how they differed from the pop-culture version we’ve come to know today. Yesterday is a television channel that keeps the past alive. “On this channel the past will be evoked in a way that is more vivid and relevant to viewers than ever  [ Read More ]

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014

BBC is honoring the best in British sports with the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 Presentation Dec. 14 on BBC One. The live TV program is also available on FilmOn, the premiere service for web TV viewing. The BBC television presentation will be presented by Gabby Logan, Clare Balding and Gary Lineker at the Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland and will focus on some of the greatest moments in sports from 2014, as well as some of the best sports headliners. “This star-studded event features some of the greatest names in world sport and ends with the presentation of the famous trophy, with the winner chosen by viewers  [ Read More ]

Extant Season One

“Extant,” starring Halle Berry, brought a futuristic view of America to life on CBS, and now the sci-fi thriller’s first season is preparing for its DVD and Blu-ray release Dec. 16 from CBS Home Entertainment. The show, which has been hailed as “smart and engrossing” by the Associated Press, comes from executive producer Steven Spielberg and tells the story about an astronaut who has to reconnect with her family after her year in space. But it’s the events she’s lived through while in space that will change the trajectory of the world’s future forever. “Extant: The First Season” will consist of four discs containing every episode in the premiere season.  [ Read More ]


Battle rap fans finally got the event they had been promised for months–Ether, the rap battle between legends Dizaster and Cassidy. The Dec. 6 event took place at Los Angeles’ Belasco Theater and live on pay-per-view on ETV.com, FilmOn’s new service for creators, states TV Mix. The event featured the main battle (including technology from Hologram USA) as well as a battle featuring Bone Thugs N Harmony’s Bizzy Bones. Ether, created by Fresh Coast Media’s Lush One and FilmOn, ETV.com and Hologram USA’s Alki David, was sold out, states TV Mix. But after one round between Dizaster and Cassidy, the fire marshall closed down the event, leading the event producers  [ Read More ]


Top of the Pops 2: Christmas Available Now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 12 - 2014 0 Comment
Top of the Pops 2: Christmas

BBC One is celebrating Christmas with “Top of the Pops 2: Christmas” Dec. 22. The program will be available to FilmOn users through the service’s BBC One channel – the channel’s line up can read on FilmOn’s live TV guide. “Top of the Pops 2 Christmas” features tons of festive songs from some of Britain’s favorite national entertainers as well as a few international ones. Here’s more about the program. “Mark Radcliffe returns with another Christmas edition of Top of the Pops 2, delivering a feast of festive delights direct from the BBC vaults. Trawled from the depths of the BBC archive, there are Christmastide gems from Britpop heroes Blur,  [ Read More ]


Watch Vicious for Free on FilmOn’s ITV Channel

Posted by monique On December - 12 - 2014 0 Comment
Vicious ITV

American audiences who love British comedy have already come to love the latest British comedy to come to our shores, “Vicious.” Now, the Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi-starring comedy is now coming to ITV 3 Dec. 21, which FilmOn viewers will be able to watch on the service’s ITV channel for free. The show features two gay men, Freddie and Stuart, who have been together so long that their lives revolve around how much they can get on each others’ nerves. “Freddie and Stuart are partners who have lived together in the same small London flat for nearly 50 years. Freddie was a promising young actor and Stuart a barman  [ Read More ]


Watch The Jeremy Kyle Show US on ITVBe’s FilmOn Channel

Posted by monique On December - 11 - 2014 0 Comment
Jeremy Kyle Show

Are you a fan of “The Jeremy Kyle Show”? If you love seeing his outrageous guests and hearing his unique point of view on a variety of topics, then check out the US version of his television talk show, now on ITVBe’s FilmOn channel. “The Jeremy Kyle Show” continues the tradition of the daytime talk show covering hot topics, tough discussions and audience input. “Jeremy Kyle takes his hugely successful chat show to the United States, where his uncompromising views on relationships, addiction and more will no doubt produce some jaw-dropping moments!” states FilmOn’s description of the show. Take a look at the show and other programs on ITVBe below  [ Read More ]

Real Housewives of Atlanta

You can now catch up on Bravo’s hit reality television show, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” for free on the ITVBe channel on FilmOn! The show is a spin-off from the hugely popular “Real Housewives” series and follows socialites from Atlanta as they buy clothes and shoes, go to swanky parties, and, like all “Real Housewives” ladies, indulge in drama. One of the episodes you can watch on ITVBe focuses on Kandi planning her wedding to Todd, but her mother, Mama Joyce, isn’t really on board. “Kandi begins planning her wedding with the understanding that Mama Joyce and Todd are working towards a reconciliation, but she is plagued by doubts  [ Read More ]


Catch Mob Wives on ITVBe’s FilmOn Channel

Posted by monique On December - 6 - 2014 0 Comment
Mob Wives

Did you watch “Mob Wives” when it premiered on American television? If you remember watching it and you want to know where you can watch it next, head to FilmOn to watch “Mob Wives” on its ITVBe web TV channel! The reality show follows several women who have been a part of the mob life due to their husbands and fathers. The reality show focuses on how they live their lives, are working to rehabilitate their image, and get along with the other women they know. Here’s what you can expect on one of the episodes of the show: “Documentary series following the lives of several women whose husbands and  [ Read More ]


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