FIRST LOOK: Orange Is The New Black Season 2 Trailer's Arrived!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Orange is the New Black's second season is almost here, with its official trailer debuting today - see above. The second series of the hit Netfli...

'Orange Is The New Black': Swot Up For Season 2 With Our Litchfield Love Map

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Orange Is The New Black' was one of Netflix's breakout hits last year, as viewers got more and more attached to Piper Chapman and her fellow inmates ...

Home Networking in 2014: Is Your Network Future Proof?

Rob Wells | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

With an increasing number of WiFi hungry gadgets in our homes, and more and more people avoiding the daily commute in favour of working from their sofa, our home networks are under more pressure than ever before to meet the needs of both our work and play.

What Television Can Learn From Yahoo

Dawn Airey | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dawn Airey

Television is still the ultimate lean-forward experience. It has shown that it can embrace digital opportunities, and is now beginning to understand how its content can be delivered and monetised worldwide in a way that wasn't possible ten years ago. As Darwin pointed out, you don't have to be the strongest to survive, you just need to be adaptable, and TV has shown that it can be just that. But there are still reefs ahead on which TV could founder. Television may be adaptable, but it is not very good at changing course quickly.

LOOK: Truthful Corporate Slogans

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Wouldn't it be good if corporate slogans actually told the truth? We may only dream but thanks to Clif Dickens' website Honest Slogans, we can see...

The Philosophy Behind House of Cards

Alexander Leivesley | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alexander Leivesley

Everything about the series is tremendous: the cast, the plot, the twists, the ominous atmosphere; it has everything. However, there's another thing that makes the series so great - the philosophy behind it all. For me, it is a factor that truly adds to the already enticing and edge-of-seat drama.

How Much Has Social Media Changed Your Life?

Mark Hillary | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Think about it. Social communication is affecting a lot more than just your ability to get anything done because you want to tweet just one more time... this is the social society.

Netflix's Long Tail is Forcing the Entertainment Industry to Evolve

Christopher Goodfellow | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Christopher Goodfellow

Netflix is threatening the giants of the entertainment industry. The company started by targeting cable channels, leveraging a huge catalogue of content to build a subscriber base and challenge these businesses' distribution models. Now it's set its sights on cinemas.

Audacity, Bravery, Commitment, Ambition

Simon Pont | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
Simon Pont

Consider Red Bull's space jump. Being oft-cited doesn't make it less instructive. Both Saatchi's poster and Red Bull Stratos are acts of sheer audacity and absolute bravery.

Thought Your Broadband Was Fast Enough for the Future of TV and Gaming? Think Again!

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Ferguson

It seems we've finally arrived at the digital dream these days, with the ability to catch up with TV whenever we like on Netflix and some exciting next generation gaming consoles on the way full of new features.

Is Television Heading for the Internet?

Sidonie Chaffer-Melly | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sidonie Chaffer-Melly

In an age where most media outlets have headed online, TV might be going the same way. The BBC's new direction was recently outlined in a speech (appr...

The Problem With Owning Too Many DVDs

Henry Fosdike | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Henry Fosdike

You see, when you have an inordinate stack of DVDs to get through, you almost feel like you deserve a reward for getting through some of them.

I Won 'Breaking Bad'

Harry Deansway | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

I watched the final episode at 9AM Monday morning on Netflix making me if not the first person in the UK to watch it than at least the 2nd or 3rd

The UK's First WebFest: A Lesson to Modern Filmmakers

Elliott Grove | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Elliott Grove

With web series going mainstream and hype around Netflix's successes at a high, the timing of Raindance's WebFest this year couldn't be better for new filmmakers trying to break into the online industry.

My Two Week Love Affair With 'Breaking Bad'

Elliot Gonzalez | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Elliot Gonzalez

Anyway, 45 hours and 57 episodes later, not forgetting a serious lack of sleep, I'm now hooked on what I can comfortably call one of the greatest TV dramas EVER. So what is it that makes Breaking Bad so good?

Freelancing: Netflix, OCD and Other Worrying Behaviour

Philip Larkin | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Philip Larkin

I'm still unemployed freelancing; don't tell anyone, but I'm starting to go a bit mad. It's been a good almost-year in many ways, as I've had a lot of time to work on my own TV projects - so lots of pitching has taken place in these past months, but with lots of pitching comes lots of knockbacks.

Will Kim and Kanye's New Baby Be the Future of Family TV or Can We Still Enjoy a Classic Movie?

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

Is Kanye's bid for a quiet private life, well, screwed? His 'baby mama' is Kim Kardashian, who lives her life in front of the cameras sharing every intimate moment with her fans on her E! Show. It's a ratings hit for the network, and honestly I'm one of the millions addicted to the show.

Piracy! Illegal Downloads! Fight! Fight! Fight!

Pat Higgins | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I'm an independent filmmaker. I've tried a lot of different ways of giving stuff away free over the years. However, shooting movies isn't free, and at some point in the process you need to make sure that someone gives you some money, otherwise you don't get to make any more independent movies.

From Baltimore To Borgia for 'The Wire' Star

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

"I don't mind the story being a powerful one - hit them right there," chuckles John Doman. "You want an audience to remember you." The cheerily gr...

Can Advertising Be Content?

Andy Law | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK
Andy Law

Who would choose to watch advertising? After all, there's so much good viewing out there. I still haven't got through all of The West Wing yet. If we could avoid watching advertising we would. But here's the rub. If companies could avoid spending on Advertising they would

Cutting the Cord? The Future of TV

Gavin Devine | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gavin Devine

The fourth season of US sitcom 'Arrested Development' was launched by Netflix on Sunday morning - all 15 episodes at once, for your binge viewing pleasure.

My Trip to Silicon Valley for an Inside Look at the Future of Kids' TV‏

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

Streaming is so fast, and as a mum, a quick fix remedy to entertaining and educating a child, and in my case a life-saver for my jet-lagged little'un thanks to shows like Strawberry Shortcake.

Why the Film Business Must Look Back to Move Forward

Matt Clough | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matt Clough

With the internet threatening to alter the fundamental act of distribution that has laid dormant since the advent of home video, it requires a glance all the way back to the late 1960s to find a time when Hollywood's tried and tested means of dominating the film business was so similarly threatened.

'I Still Haven't Watched It'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Kate Mara, who stars in the US version of 'House of Cards', admits that she has never seen a frame of the original BBC drama series, on which the new ...

Big Companies Are Still Missing the Boat When It Comes to Piracy

Matt Clough | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Matt Clough

Piracy represents a truly unenviable quandary for the film and games industries, but their continual failure to grasp even the basic essence of the issue, or their customers, represents a far greater and more worrying trend.