Archive for the ‘TELEVISION NEWS’ Category


Do you consider yourself a world politico? If you’re that type of person who loves watching telecasts of city, state, and national councils debating the issues that are affecting their constituents, then perhaps you might like to take a look at FilmOn’s online BBC Parliament channel. The television channel gives those interested in UK politics a look at what happens on the ground level. Coverage includes the House of Lords, House of Commons select committees in Westminster, the Scottish Parliament and political highlights. There are also programs for those wanting to learn more about the history of UK politics, including programs detailing the reduction of the voting age, past electoral  [ Read More ]


Watch Antiques Show Flog It for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On May - 23 - 2015 0 Comment

Do you love watching antique shows? FilmOn has several antique shows from the UK you can view, including the interestingly named “Flog It,” currently available on their service. The BBC television show is now airing on Yesterday and stars Paul Martin and his team of antiques experts as they field people’s requests to analyze their antiques. The experts decide whether the antiques have value and if that value is enough to take it to auction. In one of the episodes airing on FilmOn’s Yesterday channel, heirloom honers in Skegness are hoping experts Elizabeth Talbot and David Barby willy say their items can be taken to auction. Some items featured include  [ Read More ]

Enter to Win a Rogue The Complete Second Season DVD In Shockya's Twitter Giveaway

Finding an amicable way to closely work with someone whose views and motives you don’t always agree with can be a difficult process. That clash in ideas can prove to be even more of a harrowing struggle when your mutual goal is to protect innocent lives from the evil intentions of groups who are aiming to only serve themselves. The continuous battle is powerfully presented in the newly released DVD of Thandie Newton’s drama series, ‘Rogue.’ The home release of ‘Rogue: The Complete Second Season,’ which originally aired last summer on DirecTV’s Audience Network, includes the ten episodes of the follow-up season of the action crime series. In celebration of  [ Read More ]

Thandie Newton Uncovers Clues in an Exclusive Rogue: The Complete Second Season DVD Clip

Thandie Newton and Rupert Evans are searching for clues that can help their characters solve the latest case in their FBI task force in Shockya’s exclusive new clip for the drama series, ‘Rogue.’ The video, titled ‘Rogue-Season 2-Script to Screen: FBI,’ supports this week’s DVD release of the ten-episode second season of the action crime series, which aired last summer on DirecTV’s Audience Network. ‘Rogue’s second season follows Newton’s character, Grace, a former San Jose police officer who takes a new job as a handler for an FBI task force. Grace’s new task force begins investigating corporate espionage in San Francisco, particularly when a female undercover operative, Sarah (Aleksa Palladino),  [ Read More ]

Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead

Mimi Rogers has reunited with her family, as well as several uninvited guests, after a freak accident in the upcoming first season of Starz’s horror comedy series, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead.’ The actress has been cast as Suzy Maxwell, the mother of series regular star Dana DeLorenzo’s character, Kelly, a wild child who’s trying to distance herself from her past. The recent ‘Mad Men’ and ‘NCIS’ alum is the newest addition to the cast of the premium cable network’s anticipated follow-up show of the cult ‘The Evil Dead’ film series. Besides Rogers and DeLorenzo, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ will also feature Bruce Campbell, who will reprise his role of the  [ Read More ]

Who Do You Think You Are now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On May - 19 - 2015 0 Comment
Nicky Campbell-Who Do You Think You Are-FilmOn

Do you love “Who Do You Think You Are?” and want more episodes? If you’re a fan of the show overseas, take a look at the UK version on FilmOn’s online stream of the UK channel Yesterday. One particular episode focuses on television and radio Nicky Campbell learning more about his ancestry, especially since he was adopted shortly after his birth. Here’s more about the episode: “Series in which celebrities trace their ancestry. TV and radio presenter Nicky Campbell was adopted a few days after being born in 1961. Having already traced his biological parents some years later, Nicky now decides to trace the history of his adoptive family. He  [ Read More ]


The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment

Take a trip back in time to when the Mary Rose was still sailing the seas in the BBC television special “The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide.” The television program is available on FilmOn. “The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide” follows the search and excavation for the British maritime ship, the Mary Rose. The special also shows how much the project added to underwater archaeology as we know it. Here’s more about the special. “Historian Dan Snow explores the greatest maritime archaeology project in British history – the Mary Rose. Using 40 years of BBC archive footage Dan charts how the Mary Rose was discovered, excavated and eventually raised, and  [ Read More ]

FilmOn-Yesterday-Top of the Pops-1980s

The 1980s are celebrated on “Top of the Pops: 1980 – Big Hits” on Britain’s Yesterday channel. You can watch this television special for free on FilmOn’s online stream. The special focuses on BBC’s popular music chart show as it documented the hottest tunes of the era of big hair, slathered makeup, and neon legging. Some of the acts featured in the special include Adam Ant, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Motorhead and more. “British pop and the BBC’s flagship chart show said goodbye to the 70s and trembled on the edge of a new era for the show, for British music and for British society. This meant a continuing love for  [ Read More ]

Halt & Catch Fire 3D

“Halt and Catch Fire,” AMC’s hit show about the tech world in the ’80s, is now out on DVD and Blu-ray and to celebrate the release, we’re having a giveaway! We have two Blu-ray copies of “Halt and Catch Fire: The Complete First Season,” so if you want to get yourself a copy, follow our giveaway instructions below. Follow us at @Shockya and tweet us the following: “@Shockya is giving away Halt and Catch Fire blu-rays! Follow and RT to enter!” You have until May 19 to enter, and you can enter every day until the end date. We’ll pick the two winners at random and notify them via Twitter.  [ Read More ]


Fans of Paul Newman will love watching BBC Two’s program on Newman’s life, “Talking Pictures: Paul Newman.” The feature can be viewed on FilmOn’s BBC Two channel. “Talking Pictures: Paul Newman” takes an extensive look at Newman’s life, including airing some rare interviews from the BBC archives. The program, narrated by Sylvia Syms, will give fans a look at what turned Newman into one of Hollywood’s most beloved and most popular actors. Make sure to watch the program when it airs on FilmOn’s BBC Two channel on Feb. 1. There’s more programming from BBC Two as well as live TV from other UK channels on FilmOn. FilmOn has such UK  [ Read More ]


Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Take Over Good Morning America

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 29 - 2015 0 Comment
Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron Takeover Times Square On Good Morning America

The superheroes from Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ took over Times Square in New York City last Friday, April 24, when the cast appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ to promote the anticipated sci-fi movie. Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk) and Jeremy Renner (Hawk Eye) posed for pictures in support of the U.S. theatrical release of the action adventure sequel to Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ this Friday, May 1. The following official synopsis for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ has been unveiled by its distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures: Marvel Studios presents ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ the epic follow-up to the biggest superhero movie  [ Read More ]

Watch Police Interceptors for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On April - 29 - 2015 0 Comment
Police Interceptors-Channel 5

If you love “COPS”, you’ll love seeing how UK’s police force handle business in “Police Interceptors,” one of Channel 5′s popular television shows and one of the shows available for viewing on FilmOn. “Police Interceptors” is, like “COPS,” a show that follows police officers as they track down the bad guys. All of the action you see in your favorite cop procedurals is here, except with “Police Interceptors,” it’s all real. Here’s what you can expect from one of the episodes. “Observational documentary series following the high-speed law-enforcement pursuit specialists. Scott and Dave track a pair of mobile phone thieves with the help of GPS technology, Nick pushes his motor  [ Read More ]


Channel 4′s Sunday Brunch Available Now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On April - 28 - 2015 0 Comment
Sunday Brunch-Channel 4

Do you love your entertainment news mixed with what’s new in cooking? “Sunday Brunch,” starring Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer, is now available for entertainment news and cooking fans to watch and enjoy on FilmOn. The Channel 4 television program features what it calls a “chilled mix of recipes, previews and guests.” Here are some of the guests you can expect on one of the episodes featured on FilmOn’s online Channel 4 presentation. “Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer host as Jason Donovan talks about his role in the play, The King’s Speech, Isa Guha chats about her time as a world cup-winning cricketer, Shaun Keaveny discusses BBC Radio 6 and  [ Read More ]

Halt & Catch Fire BD

“Halt and Catch Fire,” AMC’s latest drama set during the 1980s tech boom, is about to get released to the masses on DVD and Blu-ray plus Digital and DVD this May, and to celebrate the upcoming release, the show’s star, Lee Pace, and the show creators/executive producers discuss retro technology in a DVD bonus clip. You can take a look at this clip right now if you scroll to the bottom of the post. “Halt and Catch Fire: The Complete First Season” will be available May 5 as a three-disc set containing all 10 episodes of the first season. Along with Pace, the show stars Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis, Kerry  [ Read More ]

Lance Armstrong: The Road Ahead now on FilmOn.com

Posted by monique On April - 22 - 2015 0 Comment

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is speaking once again in the exclusive BBC television interview “Lance Armstrong: The Road Ahead,” which can also be seen on FilmOn. The interview features Armstrong discussing his career and, of course, the doping that helped him win several medals. Here’s more about the interview: “In his first television interview since his doping confession in 2013, former cyclist Lance Armstrong talks exclusively to BBC Sports editor Dan Roan in Austin, Texas, about life as sport’s most notorious drugs cheat, forgiveness, and his hopes for the future.” The BBC line of channels of the many UK live TV channels you can see on FilmOn. Other channels include  [ Read More ]


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