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Sounds of the 70s: Punk: Anarchy on BBC Four via FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 5 - 2014 0 Comment
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BBC Four is delving into the UK’s musical past with “Sounds of the 70s: Punk: Anarchy,” airing on BBC Four. You can search for this program for free on FilmOn. The program takes a look at the punk musical movement that had parents in fear and the younger generation inspired. Here’s more about the program: “The late 1970s had parents from all over the UK fearing one particular four-letter word: punk. With anarchy spreading across the nation, the BBC managed to capture and sometimes contain some of the chaotic energy of these iconic moments in its studios. This episode provides another chance to jump up and down on the couch  [ Read More ]

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Watch Seven Days With on ITVBe’s FilmOn Channel

Posted by monique On December - 5 - 2014 0 Comment
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Learn more about some of your favorite British celebrity couples with “Seven Days With,” which can now be see online on ITVBe’s FilmOn channel. “Seven Days With” gives viewers a voyeuristic look at how some of the mover-and-shakers in Britain live and go about their lives. Here’s a look at one of the episodes airing on ITVBe, which is the last part of the series. “The final part of the series joins all-singing, all-dancing former Brookside star Jennifer Ellison and her husband Rob Tickle as they prepare for the birth of their third child. After previously suffering from postnatal depression, Jen shares her concerns as the birth approaches. With such  [ Read More ]

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Channel 4 Documentary Nazi Occupation on the Channel Islands

History buffs will love catching up on Channel 4′s documentary, “Walking Through History: Nazi Occupation: Channel Islands.” The documentary gives viewers a look at how Nazi forces had taken over the Channel Islands, British Crown Dependencies. Presenter Tony Robinson takes viewers to Guernsey and Jersey to trace the footsteps of the Nazi occupation in the region. “The proudly British Channel Islands were occupied by Nazi Germany for five years between 1940 and 1945. In May 1940, the Nazi war machine swept across Western Europe, pushing the British army back to the beaches of Dunkirk. When the British troops retreated to England, the Channel Islands were left undefended. The inevitable surrender  [ Read More ]

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Watch Ten Pieces for Free on BBC Two via FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 5 - 2014 0 Comment
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BBC Two will feature a unique musical and television experience with “Ten Pieces,” a treat that will air on the channel Dec. 4. The special will also air on BBC Two’s live TV channel on FilmOn. The special, filmed in a Cardiff aircraft hanger, combines classical music, live action and animation to create an inspiring moment for the whole family. The special, according to the official synopsis, will also include some of Britain’s biggest singers as well as a brand new composition. “Thomas Søndergård conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in performances of works from the baroque to the contemporary. They are introduced by a host of celebrities including  [ Read More ]

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Twitter Takes On Peter Pan Live! with Hashtag Commentary

Posted by monique On December - 4 - 2014 0 Comment
Allison Williams as Peter Pan

NBC’s “Peter Pan Live!” starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken is certainly an experience to watch. Also, since it’s live, it’s a perfect opportunity for the denizens of Twitter (including some entertainment outlets) to take to the platform and express some colorful commentary on the spectacle. Some people made notice of one of the biggest undercurrents of the story–girls fighting over Peter Pan. Also commented on: Peter’s ambiguous relationship with Wendy, which vacillates between boyish crush and a slight Oedipal complex. Women are really supportive of each other in this story. They don't vie for Peter's attention and approval at all. #PeterPanLive — Michael Yerxa (@mikeyerxa) December 5, 2014 If  [ Read More ]

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The Agenda with Tom Bradby on ITV via FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 4 - 2014 0 Comment
The Agenda-ITV

Learn more about the latest political news making the rounds in Britain with “The Agenda with Tom Bradby,” one of ITV’s news programs. Bradby, journalist, novelist and political editor for ITV News, is joined each episode with newsmakers and political analysts, as well as big names in entertainment. Some guests include Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Danny Alexander, David Cameron, James Caan, Anthony Horowitz and more. Together, Bradby and his guests discuss the biggest political, government and financial news stories of the week. If you love watching this program on ITV, you can see more news television programming from ITV on FilmOn. Viewers can search ITV’s programs through FilmOn’s live TV  [ Read More ]

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Sue Barker BBC Two

BBC Two is celebrating their long history of showcasing the world of British sports with “50 Golden Years of Sport on BBC Two.” The television special, which will air Dec. 7, will feature presenter Sue Barker as she details BBC Two’s tradition of highlighting athletic prowess. Here’s more about the special: “Celebrating 50 years of BBC Two sport, this documentary looks back at the origins of sporting coverage on the channel including a look at the creation of iconic brands such as Match of the Day, Ski Sunday and Pot Black. Also featuring highlights from some of the greatest sporting moments broadcast on BBC Two, including the 1985 snooker World  [ Read More ]

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Watch Countrywise for Free on ITV via FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 4 - 2014 0 Comment
Countrywise-ITV

Do you want to learn more about the Britain countryside? For instance, are you planning a trip to visit Britain and want to see more about your favorite regions? Or do you just want something calming to watch to soothe your nerves? Take a look at “Countrywise,” one of ITV’s popular programs. “Countrywise” is hosted by Paul Heiney, who travels around the British Isles, giving viewers a better look at the geography and cultures that make Britain unique. To quote the show’s description, “Paul explores Britain’s coast and country, and meets the people that make it special.” If “Countrywise” sounds like it’s a show right up your alley, there plenty  [ Read More ]

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War buffs will be able to learn more about British involvement in the war on Afghanistan in BBC Three’s documentary “Our War: Goodbye Afghanistan.” The documentary gives a look at the war through, as the documentary’s synopsis states, “the words and pictures of the soldiers who fought it.” A lot of the footage is taken from the soldiers own cameras. “The 13-year campaign has been documented like no other conflict, by young soldiers who took video cameras into battle, recording the war as only they could see it. The Ministry of Defence and the soldiers have allowed BBC filmmakers to use this footage to tell the real story of this  [ Read More ]

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The Women of World War One Available for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 3 - 2014 0 Comment
BBC Two

FilmOn is giving internet television fans tons of UK television programs to choose from, such as BBC Two’s special, “The Women of World War One.” The program focuses on the impact women had on the war that was originally called “The Great War.” Here’s more about the program: “Kate Adie examines the impact of women’s work on the home front during the First World War in a compilation of short films made especially for a secondary school audience from the BBC Two programme. Innovations included the first women’s police force, women’s football and female surgeons operating on men. Adie argues that what truly mattered though was whether these changes in  [ Read More ]

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BBC Two-The-Houses-2-Built

For those who like home decor and changing domestic trends, “The Home that 2 Built: The Nineties and Noughties” will air on BBC Two Dec. 12. The special will take a look at BBC Two’s ability to inform viewers about new home hobbies and lifestyle tips. The series highlights how the changing times led to a rethinking of how people styled their residences. “Reinvention is the key as the series concludes with the era that saw the biggest lifestyle changes of all to the home – the 90s and 00s. BBC Two was making over homes by chucking out the chintz, turning gardens into outside rooms and kitchens into pukka  [ Read More ]

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Watch the BBC Music Awards for Free on BBC One via FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 3 - 2014 0 Comment
BBC Music Awards

The BBC Music Awards are coming this December and you’ll be able to view the program for free on FilmOn! FilmOn has several UK television channels available, including BBC One, BBC Two, Channel 4 and Channel 5. The awards show, presented live by Chris Evans and Fearne Cotton at Earl’s Court Arena, will air on BBC One Dec. 11. It’ll also make history for the channel, as it’s the first music awards BBC One has held. Musical acts include One Direction, Coldplay, Paloma Faith, Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran, George Ezra, Take That, Labrinth, Clean Bandit, Ella Henderson and some surprise guests. “Celebrating an amazing year in music across the BBC,  [ Read More ]

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Watch Russell Howard’s Good News on BBC Two via FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 3 - 2014 0 Comment
Russell Howard's Good News

Are you looking for a new television show that revels in comedy and fun stories? Watch “Russell Howard’s Good News,” which is available for free on BBC Two’s online channel on FilmOn. The show stars Russell Howard, who, along with his team, find tons of topical stories from all kinds of news sources that will become fodder for Howard and his special guests. “In search of the weird, the wonderful and the just plain odd, Russell and his crack team plough through over 60 news channels from across the world, read over 140 newspapers and watch over 1,000 clips all for the viewers’ pleasure. While there is no way of  [ Read More ]

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Catch up on “The Real Housewives of New York City” on FilmOn! The television show, which is airing on ITVBe, follows several New York socialites as they wine, dine, have fun with other wealthy folks, and, of course, stir up drama. In America, the new season includes one new housewife–businesswoman/model Kristen Taekman as well as a recurring role for former housewife Countess LuAnn de Lesseps. Here’s what’s going down on Season 6: “This season follows the ladies as they mix business with pleasure, party like rock stars, summer in the Hamptons, and allow their emotions to get the best of them any chance they get. Old rivalries will be reignited  [ Read More ]

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Watch ITV’s Lorraine for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On December - 3 - 2014 0 Comment
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Have you tried out FilmOn’s UK television line up? The web TV service now has a huge listing of shows from across the pond that American Anglophiles will love to watch. One of the many shows available is ITV’s “Lorraine.” “Lorraine,” hosted by Lorraine Kelly, features news and anecdotes from top celebrities as well as the latest in beauty and entertainment. Here’s what you can expect in one of the episodes: “Morning show with a topical mix of entertainment, discussion and showbiz glamour, as well as featuring the latest fashion, food and celebrity gossip. Lesley Joseph talks about looking into her family’s connection with an asylum in new ITV documentary  [ Read More ]

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