The latest news and developments from Global Listings

Black Pharaohs on PBS

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

They were the rulers whose reign supposedly defied belief, warriors from neighbouring Nubia who conquered Egypt and held it for nearly a hundred years. Their existence was denied by the racism of early archaeologists, convinced that black African culture could never have challenged Egypt’s supremacy. Now, Dr Vivian Davies, keeper of Egyptian antiquities at the […]

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Colombia’s Most Successful Film Comes to Smithsonian

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

British filmmaker Mike Slee spent four years shooting over 150 hours of footage to capture the largely unseen beauty of the world’s second most biodiverse country. Filmed in ultra-high definition, the 90-minute special Colombia Wild Magic (Wednesday October 2nd, 9pm) brings viewers to Colombia’s wild lands, wildlife and the people who, every day, are a […]

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Cider House Rules on Sony Movies

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

In the channel premiere of The Cider House Rules (Monday 30th September 9pm), Tobey Maguire stars as Homer Wells, a young man raised in an orphanage and taught medicine by the doctor (Michael Caine) who runs it. Disagreeing with his tutor over the controversial issue of abortion, Wells leaves home and finds work on a […]

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PBS explores Ghosts of the Third Reich

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Some three-quarters of a century on, the Nazis’ grim legacy continues to cast its shadow over the families of their victims – and also over the descendants of the perpetrators themselves, as this powerful documentary (showing at 9pm on Friday 20th September) attests. Haunted by the concept of ‘the sins of the fathers’, and struggling […]

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New Details of NBC Streaming Service Announced

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

More details of NBC’s new streaming service have been announced, not least its name – Peacock, after the channel’s logo. NBC Entertainment Co-Chair Paul Telegdy has also joined the ranks of media execs inspired by the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, raising the possibility of a shared continuity connecting the channel’s comedy shows, with attendant […]

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Timothy Olyphant joins Fargo

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The fourth season of FX’s Fargo, based on the Coen brothers film and showrun by Legion’s Noah Hawley, continues to add big names to its ensemble cast. Now Timothy Olyphant – star of Deadwood, Justified and Santa Clarita Diet – has been announced as playing the major role of Dick “Deafy” Wickware. Set in 1950s […]

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Exciting New Direction For Sony’s UK Movie Channels

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

On Tuesday 10th of September Sony will launch the UK’s first free-to-air movie network as it rebrands its existing channels to form one cohesive Sony-branded portfolio Sony Movies, Sony Movies Action and the seasonal pop-up channel Sony Movies Christmas.  On the same day, the Sony-owned entertainment channel True Entertainment will be relaunched as Sony Channel. […]

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