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The Batman Tattoos That Won It, in Channel 4’s Naked Attraction Dating Show

Naked Attraction is a British television dating game show, broadcast at night on Channel 4, in which a clothed person selects one other contestant to date from six naked people, whose bodies and then faces are revealed through successive rounds, from the bottom half up. Broadcast late night, nothing is blurred or blanked, everything hangs […]

Ben Wheatley’s Zombie Pensioners Vs Teen Satire, "Generation Z" for Channel 4 TV

Ben Wheatley’s Zombie Pensioners Vs Teen Satire, “Generation Z” for Channel 4 TV

Ben Wheatley as a writer and director is best known for his work in the thriller and horror genres, including the psychological horror films Kill List and A Field in England, the J. G. Ballard adaptation High-Rise, and the action comedy Free Fire. More recently he has directed episodes of Doctor Who as well as thriller Strange Angel for […]




Keeley Hawes, Sally Phillips, and Jill Halfpenny Join Channel 4’s Year of the Rabbit

Channel 4 has added Keeley Hawes, Sally Phillips, and Jill Halfpenny to the cast of its upcoming comedy, Year of the Rabbit. Set in Victorian London, which is also where Bleeding Cool’s own Rich Johnston lives, Year of the Rabbit stars Matt Berry as “hardened booze-hound cop,” the titular Detective Inspector Rabbit. “He’s aided and abetted […]

Channel 4 Takes Rick And Morty From Netflix in the UK, Will Air and Stream Season 4 Exclusively

Rick And Morty, the highly acclaimed and popular sci-fi comedy animation created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for Cartoon Network’s late-night programming block Adult Swim, will see its much anticipated fourth series air on Channel 4 as a UK exclusive premiere later this year. Previously Rick And Morty aired in the UK on Netflix but that was removed last year Before […]

I Am Not Okay With This: The End of the F***king World’s Jonathan Entwistle Adapting Coming-of-Age Comic for Netflix

Channel 4 and Netflix‘s The End of the F***king World creator Jonathan Entwistle is taking on another  Charles Forsman microcomic series in I Am Not Okay With This. Co-created by series director Entwistle and series writer Christy Hall, the streaming service’s eight-episode coming-of-age TV series is produced by Stranger Things director-executive producer Shawn Levy via 21 Laps. I […]



Gareth Edwards’s Monsters Getting Television Series Adaptation

Gareth Edwards‘s directorial debut will be sliming and crawling its way to our screens, as UK broadcaster Channel 4 is set to adapt the Rogue One helmer’s Monsters as a television series. Ronan Bennett (Top Boy) is expected to serve as series showrunner, with newcomers Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith writing. Edwards is expected to have […]

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The IT Crowd Creator Graham Linehan to Pen NBC Remake

NBC is hoping the third time really is the charm when it comes to remaking cult hit series The IT Crowd – but this time, they’re not taking any chances. Show creator Graham Linehan (Father Ted, Black Books) has confirmed that The Peacock Network is developing a remake of the Channel 4 comedy and that he […]

Top Boy: Netflix And Drake Revive British Crime Drama For Season 3

Looks like Dushane and Sully will be running the mean streets of London for another season, as Netflix has ordered a new season of British crime drama Top Boy. The first two seasons originally aired in 2011 and 2013 the U.K. on Channel 4 and are currently available globally on the streaming service. Now, the […]

David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, and Charles Dance Join Cast of ‘Hang Ups’

In a relatively new example of a television concept actually being exported from the U.S. to the U.K., Channel 4 will be remaking Showtime‘s Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy into the upcoming dark comedy Hang Ups. The six-episode series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Richard Pitt, a therapist at a personal and professional crossroads who begins treating […]

‘The First’: Natascha McElhone Joins Hulu Series, Exits ABC’s ‘Designated Survivor’

Looks like the crew of Hulu‘s first dramatic mission to Mars to starting to take shape, as the streaming service has signed actress Natascha McElhone (Californication) to star opposite Sean Penn in science fiction-drama series The First from Beau Willimon (House of Cards). McElhone currently stars opposite Kiefer Sutherland on ABC’s drama series Designated Survivor, playing […]

Sean Penn Set To Lead Hulu’s Sci-Fi Drama Series ‘The First’

Hulu isn’t wasting any time capitalizing off of the Emmy success of their series adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, with the streaming service announcing that two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) has been tapped to lead their science fiction-drama series The First. Beau Willimon’s (House of Cards) straight-to-series drama marks Penn’s first major regular […]

No Offence – The TV Cop Show With A Massive Difference

Last night I watched the latest episode of the grim’n’gritty’n’funny cop drama No Offence on Channel 4, towards the end of its second series/season/ It’s always been a female-focused cop show, with a detective inspector and her two juniors leading the show. But it was only thinking over last night’s episode that I saw how […]



When They Asked Jon Hamm To Audition For The Tudors Thinking He Was John Hannah

I just attended the press screening for Black Mirror: “White Christmas”. This time I made it through with my own black mirror intact, and am on the 170 bus right now writing this article. There were Christmas crackers with jokes written by the show’s writer Charlie Brooker,  a viewing of the feature length Christmas edition of […]