Channel 4 commissions six more series of Taskmaster

Plus, they are lining up a Junior Taskmaster spin-off too. The seemingly unstoppable Taskmaster, which sees celebrities taking on a series of strange and surreal challenges, continues to thrive. Launching on UKTV’s Dave in 2015, it ran for nine series. Migrating to Channel 4 in 2020, it has continued for six more. Now, Channel 4 have … >

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The Undeclared War

The Undeclared War – more details and a start date

Now we’ve recovered from that “emergency broadcast”, which introduced us to the threat of The Undeclared War (with a side-order of Prime Ministerial wish fulfilment), we’ve been able to find out a few more details about Channel 4’s upcoming thriller. First up, we have a quote from series creator Peter Kosminsky on what the show … >

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E4 bids goodbye to Brooklyn Nine-Nine with a one-hour special

The special will air before the channel premieres the show’s final episodes.  As the UK finally catches up with the finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which aired stateside last September, broadcaster E4 is marking the moment. The channel has commissioned a one-hour special, set to air before the show’s final double-bill. Goodbye Brooklyn Nine-Nine promises to … >

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Channel 4 picks up Spreadsheet starring Katherine Parkinson

The British star leads the “edgy” Paramount+ Australian comedy.  Channel 4 have acquired the Australian comedy series Spreadsheet which stars Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, Humans). The show follows a working mother-of-two who tries to balance her busy life to include some commitment-free fun. Here’s the premise: Spreadsheet poses the age-old question: can women really have … >

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Screw — Channel 4 heads behind bars in 2022

Nina Sosanya leads the ensemble for a new prison drama from writer Rob Williams. Channel 4 has granted us a first look at Screw, its upcoming drama set in the pressure cooker environment of Long Marsh, a busy men’s prison. Inspired by writer Rob Williams’ (Killing Eve, The Victim) real-life experiences of working and volunteering … >

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The End of the F***ing World episode 1 & 2 review

  This 8-parter doesn’t hang about, with both protagonists well establlished in the first episode using a Peep Show narrative styling. Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden are beautifully awkward, slightly scary, both a little scarred (albeit it in different ways) and, while they are not necessarily likeable characters, there’s something there to keep you invested … >

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Dawson’s Creek S1-6 coming to All 4

Even if you were at the optimum age during those hazy days in the ’90s when our lives were ruled by the many romantic comings and goings of Dawson Leery, Pacey Witter and Joey Potter (and of course, Michelle Williams’ Jen), chances are you could use a refresher.

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