BPG Awards Nominations: The Platforms May Change, But British TV Remains World-Class

Gareth McLean | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Gareth McLean

BPG journalists write about television and the media and their knowledge of the medium and the message - whether that message is in fictional or factual form - is second to none. Like the Lady of Shallot, these guys know their onions.

How Big Brands Can Become Powerful Social Activists

Ollie Boesen | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK
Ollie Boesen

Image: Pixabay Donald Trump's immigration order has ignited the social conscience of the business world. CEOs at Google, Apple, Ford, Amazon, Micros...

Wage Against The Machine: Why We're Destined To Fight AI For Our Jobs

Dan Rogers | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Tech
Dan Rogers

When it comes to AI and jobs, there's two theories on how things will end up. Optimists will tell you that man and machine can coexist, be better together and live harmoniously. Others say new tech will leave millions unemployed.

You'll Soon Be Able To Watch Netflix, Sky Sports And iPlayer While On Holiday

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech

The European Commission has ruled that starting in 2018, any person within the EU will be able to watch their online entertainment subscriptions regar...

The Nostalgia-Heavy 'Stranger Things' Super Bowl Ad Has Got Us Seriously Excited For Series 2

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

As if Lady Gaga dropping from a stadium roof and then whizzing through her back catalogue in 10 minutes wasn’t enough of a treat during the Super Bo...

Winona Ryder’s Facial Expressions Deserve A SAG Award Of Their Own

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Stranger Things’ triumphed at the SAG Awards on Sunday (29 January) night, but while David Harbour was charged with giving the acceptance speech ...

Drew Barrymore Zombifies For 'Santa Clarita Diet', In Netflix 6 Top New February Titles

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Time for some new ‘Netflix and still very chilly’ titles for February. The global streaming service will be offering up these brand new titles ne...

13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

Sahar Al-Faifi | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK
Sahar Al-Faifi

13th is a documentary film produced by Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, exploring the history of racial inequality in the US, that has manifested itself in dif...

Netflix Casts 'Downton Abbey' Star As Lord Snowdon In 'The Crown' Series 2

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Less than a week after the real-life Lord Snowdon was laid to rest in his native north Wales, Netflix has announced which actor will be playing the ph...

Netflix Picks Trump Inauguration Day For Ominous Series 5 Teaser Release And Air Date Reveal

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Netflix has announced when series five of ‘House Of Cards’ will be dropping online, revealing the news with an ominous video on Friday afternoon (...

The Death Of DVD Will Haunt Us

Jon Spira | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jon Spira

The figures are in for 2016, revealing that streaming and download services have finally overtaken physical media as the prime format for home film-wa...

"New Year, New Me"

Olivia Tilley | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Tilley

It's the 6th of January, so by now people are six days in to not following through with their New Year's resolutions. That time between Christmas an...

The NTAs Shortlist Is Here, With US Shows Battling It Out With Homegrown Talent

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

The shortlist for this year’s National Television Awards has been revealed, and various offerings from Netflix makes for some… erm… interesting ...

'Broadchurch', 'Doctor Foster' Top Our TV Drama Picks For 2017

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Yes, 2016 was a pretty vintage year when it came to TV drama, from the water-cooler moments (do we still say that?) of ‘The Night Manager’s naked ...

'Stranger Things' Season 2 Tops Our Netflix, AmazonPrime Picks Of 2017

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Another year, and another feast of binge-viewing is upon us. Here are our top 10 picks that 2017 has to offer, courtesy of Netflix and AmazonPrime......

Festive Binge-Fest? Here's The Best That Netflix Has To Offer This Christmas

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lenny Henry said this weekend that, in 10 years’ time, watching scheduled TV will seem “quaint”. If that’s the case, it seems streaming servi...

How Online Video Took Over In 2016 And What's In Store For 2017

Dror Ginzberg | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Tech
Dror Ginzberg

This year has seen significant developments in the media industry that will have long lasting effects going well beyond 2016. Every major media trend from this past year centred around video, which now accounts for over two-thirds of all internet traffic. There's been three key trends that standout in my mind:

8 Shows And Films You Need To Download On Netflix Right Now

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Netflix delivered some rather important news this week: after months of rumours, offline downloads are finally available. Trust us when we say this i...

Netflix Downloads Now Let You Watch TV Shows And Movies Offline

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Tech
Read More: Netflix, UK Tech News

Netflix has officially unveiled the feature we’ve all been waiting for: offline downloads. You will now be able to open the iOS or Android app and d...

Get Queen Elizabeth's Wedding Look Without Netflix's £30,000 Price Tag

Kate Beavis | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Style
Kate Beavis

The Crown, Netflix's most ambitious series to date started last Friday about the life of our Queen starting in 1947. The first episode featured her wedding, where the actress Claire Foy wore an exact replica of the Norman Hartnell dress which is reported to have cost £30,000 to make and 7 weeks to make.

Does The Crown Signal A New Era Of Netflix And Television?

Harris Morris | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK
Harris Morris

These providers will have to really know their brand and their audiences like never before - whether they're a huge network or a small streaming service. All of the successful creators tell stories they believe in.

Netflix Considers Offline Viewing Mode, But Don't Hold Your Breath

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Tech
Read More: Netflix, UK Tech News

For Netflix addicts with limited mobile data plans, the service has one major drawback: no offline viewing mode. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if yo...

'The Crown' Star Matt Smith Reveals One Tip Prince William Gave Him For Playing His Grand-Father

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

Matt Smith has taken on the daunting task of playing the Duke of Edinburgh in blockbuster series ‘The Crown’, set to debut on Netflix on Friday 4 ...

8 Reasons You Need To Watch 'The Crown' On Netflix This Friday

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

It’s finally here. After a year of almost courtly intrigue, ‘The Crown’ is set to debut on Netflix on Friday 4 November. From the pen of Peter ...

13 Life Lessons From The Gilmore Girls That Still Stand

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s been 16 years since the first episode of The Gilmore Girls aired, but now Stars Hollow is back on Netflix, and we couldn’t be more happy abou...