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“Batwoman”: Channel 4’s E4 Secures “Arrowverse” Series UK Broadcast Rights

With the new year underway, The CW‘s “Arrowverse” is waking from its long winter’s nap to the start of some major changes. Only episodes remaining, Arrow is shuffling off the network’s programming coil – making The Flash the “elder states-show” of the “Arrowverse”. Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman continues solidifying her role in the changing universe, as […]


When a Comic Book Facebook Group Gets Political The Day Before a General Election

So there’s a General Election happening tomorrow in Britain. Yes, another one. It is currently expected that Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party will be returned to government with a small majority – but it is in no way certain. The Conservative Party has had to throw their usual fiscal conservatism to the dogs, and […]


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Spider-Man Vacations in the UK with a New Diamond Select Figure

Spider-Man is one of the most iconic characters to come from the world of comics. His recent film Spider-Man: Far from Home took them outside of his comfort zone and overseas. Diamond Select Toys solidifies that final endgame of Spider-Man with their newest figure. This 7-inch figure takes Peter Parker’s final costume and from the finale of […]


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“Rick and Morty”: UK Gets Early Squanch – E4 Sets November 20th Premiere

Fans of Adult Swim‘s Rick and Morty have been counting down the months and days until Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland‘s animated mayhem returned to their screens once more (with five episode airing in 2019, beginning Sunday, November 10, at 11:30 p.m). Well, that wait is now officially over with season premiere “Edge of Tomorty: […]


Maisie Williams to Host UK "RuPaul’s Drag Race" for BBC

Maisie Williams to Host UK “RuPaul’s Drag Race” for BBC

With the airing of the finale of Game of Thrones, many fans were wondering what was next for series star Maisie Williams. We mean, aside from The New Mutants FINALLY getting a freaking theatrical release. Ugh. Turns out, Williams will be sashaying into guest judging duties for a UK adaptation of USA-favorite reality competition series, RuPaul’s Drag […]

Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo Being Investigated for Consumer Rights Violations

The Competition and Markets Authority of the United Kingdom has started an investigation into the business practices of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, focusing mainly on their online gaming contracts. The CMA will examine whether the contract terms are fair, how easy it is to cancel a pre-order or obtain a refund, and how the auto-renewal […]


Epic Games Shut Down the Unlicensed Fortnite Festival

London-based company Exciting Events hosted an unofficial Fortnite fan festival in Norfolk last weekend, however, any plans for future Fortnite fests were shut down thanks to a lawsuit by Epic Games. It doesn’t help that the festival was, according to many attendees, completely underwhelming. While Exciting Events themselves allege that attendees loved the festival, many parents are […]

Luther Series 5 Premiere: U.K.’s Most Watched New Year’s Day Program

London finally has one of its greatest protectors back, taking to the streets to confront the evils that men (and women) do. Though it’s been some time (three years!?!) since Idris Elba‘s (Thor: Ragnarok) Detective John Luther was “back in London, back in the coat,” fans of BBC One‘s Luther clearly missed the crime solver in a big way. Airing […]

SNL’s Brexit Sketch Was Weirdest, Most Unexpected Thing They Ever Did

Near the end of NBC‘s Saturday Night Live (SNL) winter finale, we were treated to the last thing I ever expected them to do: a sketch about Brexit. This is unexpected. My first thought was, “Why would they do this?” Most Americans don’t know or care about Brexit. They don’t think Brexit would have any meaningful impact […]

The UK Is Getting Its First eSports Scholarship from the University of Roehampton London

The United Kingdom is getting its first eSports university scholarship program thanks to the University of Roehampton London, making it the first London university to offer scholarships to gamers. The scholarship will give out £1,500 GBP a year to support a student on any course, at any level, both undergraduate and post-graduate. Ten eSports scholarships […]

NSE Becomes the First Official University Esports Body in U.K.

The British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), which serves as the national governing body for university sport in the U.K. (much like the NCAA does in the U.S.) will now oversee an esports arm called National Student Esports (NSE). The new system was created by Benchmark, which is “a group of organizations that specialize in the development […]

Space Chickens in Space Set to Engage in Some Animated “Fowl Play”

Move over “Pigs in Space”, because you have some stiff competition in the whole space-faring animals category. British production company CAKE, Australia’s Studio Moshi, Mexico’s Ánima and Ireland’s Gingerbread Animation are teaming-up on new children’s animated comedy series Space Chickens in Space. Created by José C. García de Letona and Rita Street, with Jordan Gaucher serving […]

Rellik: Cinemax Teases UK Time-Reversed Murder Mystery Series

We’ve seen all types of variations of the “physically/mentally scarred detectives who have to pull it together to track down a huge evil” theme over the years. Sometimes, one of them turns out to be a ghost. Other times, they’re time displaced and can only communicate through something like an old radio. There was even […]

Sean Bean Gets Properly Fast, Furious in Sky’s Racing Drama ‘Curfew’

Moving ahead with a project that the network is hoping is more “Gumball Rally via Fast and the Furious” and less The Cannonball Run, British broadcaster Sky is moving ahead with futuristic racing drama Curfew. The eight-episode series stars Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) and Malachi Kirby (Roots), and follows the Vin Diesel-less story of […]