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After Life: Rot Box Detectives

Are your children fascinated about the world around them? Help them learn more about science with “After Life: Rot Box Detectives.” This television show from BBC Four gives children a close-up look at how bacteria shapes our lives, including how bacteria functions in our environment and inside our bodies. Here’s more about the program: A special spin-off programme of the BBC Four programme After Life for learners aged 7 – 11 years. A team of young science detectives investigate rot and decay through a series of experiments and activities, assisted by Dr George McGavin. The team find out not just about the bacteria all around us, but the bacteria on  [ Read More ]


Mel and Sue, Available now on FilmOn.com

Posted by monique On April - 17 - 2015 0 Comment
Mel and Sue-FilmOn-BBC

Do you love watching Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins on “The Great British Bake Off”? You might not have known that the two hosts also have their own talk show, “Mel and Sue.” The talk show can be viewed through FilmOn’S online BBC channel. The television show features Giedroyc and Perkins discussing entertainment, popular culture and, of course, the best of what home cooks have to offer. On one of the episodes, viewers can learn more about one of BBC2′s shows, “Nurse,” from two of the stars. Here’s more about this episode: “Chat show with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. Desert Island Discs’ host Kirsty Young and Paul Whitehouse and  [ Read More ]

Sesame Street-Zach Galifianakis

“Sesame Street” is probably one of the few children’s shows that adults still get a kick out of it. The latest celebrity to help the “Sesame Street” Muppets teach kids is Zach Galifianakis. Zach and the Muppet Murray are helping children learn about the word “nimble” with the rhyme “Zach Be Nimble,” a take on “Jack Be Nimble.” I’ve watched tons of “Sesame Street” clips on YouTube, and every clip makes me laugh. This clip is no exception. The great thing about “Sesame Street” is that they still manage to maintain some level of recognition that yes, the kids might be watching the show to learn about the world, but  [ Read More ]


Watch Tricked for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On April - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
Ben Hanlin in Tricked for ITV2

Hidden camera magic shows are now the rage, and if you love watching unsuspecting people become a magician’s audience, take a look at “Tricked,” ITV2′s latest television show. “Tricked” brings a new element to ITV2′s slate of British and American programming, including “Celebrity Juice,” “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” “The Only Way is Essex” and others. Here’s more about “Tricked”: “(New and Exclusive to ITV2) Hidden camera magic show. Ben Hanlin goes undercover to trick the unwary, before astonishing them with amazing magic. This episode, Ben convinces boy band The Vamps that they have dropped an amp on a dog before making Louie Spence drop a case containing 100,000 pounds  [ Read More ]


Saturday Kitchen Live Now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On April - 12 - 2015 0 Comment
Saturday Kitchen Live

BBC One brings the talk show to the kitchen with “Saturday Kitchen Live,” which can be viewed on FilmOn’s BBC One online television channel. The program, hosted by James Martin, features Britain’s top stars and master chefs. Entertainment and foodie life collide in this show, similar to the American talk show “The Chew.” Here’s more about “Saturday Kitchen Live”: “James Martin presents the weekly live cooking show with guest chefs Nathan Outlaw and Ken Yamada. Call the Midwife star Laura Main faces her food heaven or food hell. Plus great moments from the BBC food archive, including clips from Rick Stein, Tom Kerridge, Gennaro Contaldo, Antonio Carluccio, Cyrus Todiwala and  [ Read More ]

"Perfect Pete" Pete Bennett BattleCam

If you’re a regular to FilmOn’s BattleCam, then you know all about Pete Bennett. The former UK Big Brother winner became a fixture on the online social website under the pseudonym “Perfect Pete.” But now, Perfect Pete is revealing that he’s homeless after suffering from an addiction to ketamine. Bennett revealed his living status on “The Jeremy Kyle Show,” saying that he’s sleeping on a friend’s sofa as well as the reason he became addicted to ketamine stemmed from dealing with the deaths of several friends. “When I went to get proper help for my addiction, this drug worker started to ask me about loss and I talked to him  [ Read More ]

Easter Sunday

Easter is on its way and if you’re fascinated with how other cultures and denominations celebrate the holiday, check out “Songs of Praise: Easter Sunday,” airing on BBC One. You can watch the television program through FilmOn’s BBC One online channel. The program features several different ways people celebrate Easter, as well as a special performance by talented choir singers. “Bill Turnbull is treated to a Polish traditional Easter meal, learns about the Moravian custom of remembering the dead and visits a stunning Greek Orthodox church – all within the boundary of Yorkshire. Young Catholics from across the county sing some old favourites, and there is a performance by the  [ Read More ]

Girls Season 4

Viewers can bring some of the most comedic, dramatic and grippingly relatable characters on two of HBO’s most critically-acclaimed series, ‘Girls’ and ‘Looking,’ home and on-the-go with them later this month. The premium cable television network is releasing ‘Girls’ Season 4 and the second season of ‘Looking’ on Digital HD on April 20, before it distributes the shows on Blu-ray and DVD. ‘Girls’ and ‘Looking’ are just two shows among the award-winning and audience favorite series that HBO has made available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, Xbox Video, Best Buy CinemaNow, Nook and PlayStation Video. For more information on how to view the shows digital before their  [ Read More ]

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Aunjanue Ellis in The Book of Negroes

The universal story of loss, courage and triumph is powerfully being examined in the upcoming DVD release of the acclaimed mini-series, ‘The Book of Negroes.’ The show, which became BET’s top-rated original mini-series when it had its U.S. premiere on the cable network in February, stars Aunjanue Ellis, Louis Gossett Jr. and Cuba Gooding Jr. In celebration of the program’s special edition DVD release on Tuesday, Shockya has a new exclusive clip, which features the Oscar-winning ‘Jerry Maguire’ actor discussing his character’s relationship with Ellis’ character. An epic dramatic adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel by Lawrence Hill, ‘The Book of Negroes’ depicts the extraordinary life of Aminata Diallo (Ellis)–an  [ Read More ]

RIDE TV Makes Deal with FilmOn

Posted by monique On April - 2 - 2015 0 Comment

FilmOn is increasing its online television dominance with their latest deal with RIDE TV. Ride Television Network, Inc. and FilmOn have announced that they’ve agreed to have FilmOn distribute the station to FilmOn’s customers. RIDE TV is expected to begin broadcasting as a part of FilmOn’s basic service in 2015′s second quarter. RIDE TV is the channel for lovers of horses and the equestrian lifestyle. The channel’s programming includes reality shows, horse competitions, children’s programming, documentaries and more pertaining to what horse lovers want to see. “RIDE TV fills a programming gap on the premium content spectrum,” said Kim Hurwitz, Senior Vice President of Programming for FilmOn. “We think our  [ Read More ]

Walking Dead Complete Fifth Season

“The Walking Dead” has been especially gripping this season, and the season finale didn’t let up one bit. However, if you still can’t get enough of this season and you want to relive the moments of the characters facing the new culture of Alexandria, mark Aug. 25 on your calendars as the release date for “The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season.” Anchor Bay Entertainment is bringing fans the fifth season on Blu-ray plus Digital HD and DVD. Just like with their other “Walking Dead” releases, the fifth season home release will feature high quality audio and video that will give you the best viewing experience possible. More information, like  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead Tyreese

Many fans of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” have had one continuous problem with the show. It seems like the black men always end up dying. IndieWire outlines how prevalent that theme has been this season, especially with the latest tragedy to be Tyler James Williams’ character Noah. So is there a conspiracy to get rid of the black men? Gale Anne Hurd, a producer for the show, begs to differ. “We have to go with the story,” she said to Variety. “It’s really important to cast the best actors. Two of those characters were white in the comics. They could’ve been any ethnicity. Our casting calls are completely open and  [ Read More ]

Symphony: New Nations and New Worlds

The history of the symphony is examined in the BBC television program “Symphony: New Nations and New Worlds.” The program takes a closer look at certain movements in the European symphony and how the symphony migrated throughout Europe and to America. “Simon Russell Beale continues his history of the symphony by taking a musical journey through the rise of nationalism in Europe into the New World. He discovers how nationalist voices such as Tchaikovsky, Dvorak and Sibelius brought the symphony to wider audiences and visits Dvorak’s summer house as he left it at his death in 1904, a remarkable insight into the personal life of the great composer. Simon follows  [ Read More ]


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 ]


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