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The Crystal Maze: Christmas special details confirmed

The revival of The Crystal Maze on Channel 4 is going down really rather well, and it’s thus little surprise that the channel has ordered up a Christmas special. A celebrity special, as it happens. Richard Ayoade will be hosting the show, as per usual. Adam Buxton and Jessica Hynes are reprising their usual roles,...

Altered Carbon: brand new trailer lands

A new extended trailer has just landed for the Netflix show, Altered Carbon. Here’s the new promo… The Netflix Original show will start streaming in the US on the 2nd February 2018. There are no details yet on its worldwide distribution, or how the show will placed up on the video platform; in weekly instalments...

Robot Wars is getting a best of Europe special

BBC Two has a special treat for fans of Robot Wars over the festive period, with confirmation of a battle heading to screens on New Year’s Eve. At 7pm on BBC Two, on December 31st, a special episode will be putting the stars of the last series of the show head to head with some...

Alan Partridge: BBC reveals full details of new special

Ahead of the start of a full new series next year, the BBC is celebrating the mighty Alan Partridge – as played by Steve Coogan – over the Christmas period. It’s in a show entitled Alan Partridge: Why, When, Where, How And Whom?, that’s set for transmission on December 27th. The hour long special is...

Jean-Claude Van Johnson coming to the UK

If you’ve never had the pleasure, then JCVD is a really strong Jean-Claude Van Damme movie, that plays with his real life persona, and wraps it into a film that’s arguably his best in the last decade. Building on that is the TV show Jean-Claude Van Johnson, in which Van Damme will star as a...

Inside No 9 series 4 start date confirmed

Here’s some happy news to start 2018 off with: the fourth series of Reese Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton’s brilliant Inside No 9 is set to kick off in January. The BBC has confirmed that the new run – that filmed in the first half of this year – will start on January 2nd, with BBC...

The League Of Gentlemen return: here’s the trailer!

We’re less than a month away now from the return of The League Of Gentlemen to our screens, with a trio of new episodes to salute the 20th anniversary of the series. And the BBC has now released the first trailer. Take a look…! As revealed by co-writer and co-star Reece Shearsmith on his Twitter...

Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out return date confirmed

A beloved show is heading back to our screens this Christmas, with a new episode of Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out, starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. It’s the first full new episode of the programme since 1991 (when it was called Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out), and it’ll be a one-off return for...