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Unmissable Hack Season 2 Continues In September

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 23rd Aug 2015

Mike Olshanky is your average Philadelphia cab driver ferrying passengers around town in order to make ends meet. At least, that’s what he’d like you to believe. Behind this perfectly acceptable guise is the story of a former cop charged with corruption and stripped of his badge, his family and his pride.

This time round Mike attempts to return the cell phone, which a stripper named Molly leaves in his cab and discovers that she's disappeared. He sets out to find her for the sake of Quinn her twelve year old daughter.

Hack Season 2 continues at 12.55am during September on CBS Action.

Want More MacGyver? You Got It! Season 5 Starts Soon

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 23rd Aug 2015

MacGyver is a cult hero and role model who applies his scientific knowledge to ordinary items to create for himself and others a means of escape from impending doom.

This time we see MacGyver and an old friend dash around the world searching for the artefacts necessary to locate the Holy Grail, just one step ahead of a ruthless man on the same trail who will do anything to get to it before they do.

MacGyver Season 5 starts August 31st at 7pm.

CSI Season 5 - New To CBS Action In September

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 23rd Aug 2015

CSI is the smash hit series that follows the detectives working at the Las Vegas Police Department’s Crime Scene Investigation bureau.

Being the second busiest crime lab in America, CSI officers use the best scientific and technical methods to solve puzzles and catch criminals. In Las Vegas, forensic investigators are trained to solve crimes by examining the evidence. They are on the case 24/7, scouring the scene, collecting the evidence and finding the missing pieces that will solve the mystery.

In season 5, we see one case where the team lead an investigation after a thunderstorm washes up a body in the city storm drains. Murder is soon ruled out in this case but the team make another disturbing discovery: ... read more

Unmissable MacGyver Seasons 4 And 5 Coming Soon

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd Jul 2015

MacGyver is a cult hero and role model who applies his scientific knowledge to ordinary items to create for himself and others a means of escape from impending doom. Who needs guns when you've got brains like MacGyver?!

Seasons 4 and 5 are coming to CBS Action during August and this time we see MacGyver return to his hometown to find himself haunted by the memories of a fatal shooting accident when he was a child.

While he’s there, he helps two teenagers battle the local drug dealers. We also see him go into the wilderness to hone his survival skills but not is all as it seems as he finds a crashed Drug Enforcement Agency plane and the deadly drug ... read more

More Dr Quinn This August On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd Jul 2015

Jane Seymour continues to play one of her most famous roles each weekend at 4pm as CBS Action's Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman double-bills continue.

This family Western show centres on the adventures of Michaela Quinn, a doctor who lives in the post-Civil War frontier town of Colorado Springs. Moving there after her father, a Boston physician, dies, Dr Mike as she is known, must win over the trust of her new community who are not exactly thrilled about having a woman doctor. What’s worse is that Dr Mike is an outspoken humanitarian supporting the minorities of Colorado Springs and having sympathy for barmaids (prostitutes). Dr Mike struggles are amplified by the fact that she also cares for three orphaned children and falls in love w... read more

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - New Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 12th Jul 2015

Warner Bros. UK has revealed a brand new trailer for the highly anticipated move Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice.

Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Directed by Zack Snyder the movie stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons and Holly Hunter and will be released in the UK on March 25th.

Here's the pretty cool ... read more

Brand New To CBS Action - Hack

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 30th Jun 2015

Mike Olshanky is your average Philadelphia cab driver ferrying passengers around town in order to make ends meet. At least, that’s what he’d like you to believe. Behind the perfectly acceptable guise is the story of a former cop charged with corruption and stripped of his badge, his family and his pride.

In Season One Mike steps in to help a frightened fare in need of protection from a former business partner who's seeking revenge for being sent to jail. After employing his powers of persuasion in suggesting that the ex-con stay away from the guy and his family, Mike finds himself facing assault charges.

Starring David Morse and George Dzundza this is one gritty drama that's worth staying up for.

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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation New Poster

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 28th Jun 2015

Paramount Pictures UK has revealed the brand new poster for the highly anticipated Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation.

Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the movie reunites star Tom Cruise with Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner and Ving Rhames, and adds to the cast Rebecca Ferguson and Alec Baldwin.

With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with disavowed British agent Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), who may or may not be a member of this rogue nation, a... read more

NCIS - The World's Most Watched Drama For Second Year Running!

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 22nd Jun 2015

NCIS, the #1 drama on U.S. television for six consecutive seasons*, continues to be the most-watched drama in the world, according to Eurodata TV Worldwide.

Last week, at the 55th Monte-Carlo Television Festival, CBS’s global powerhouse series received the prestigious International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series for the second year in a row.

The annual International Audience Award is presented jointly by the Monte-Carlo Television Festival and Eurodata TV Worldwide to reward programs who delivered the highest ratings worldwide in 2014 across five continents in three categories: Drama TV Series, Comedy TV Series and Telenovelas/Soap Operas.

International Audience ... read more

JAG Season 10 Flying Onto CBS Action This July.

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 15th Jun 2015

Harmon ‘Harm’ Rabb Jr. is a former pilot turned lawyer working for the military's JAG (Judge Advocate General) division, the elite legal wing of officers that prosecutes and defends those accused of military-related crimes.

He works closely with Lt. Col. Sarah Mackenzie and together they do what needs to be done to find the truth.

This tension-packed series also spawned the hugely successful series NCIS!

Warning - possible spoilers below!

In Season 10, Harm and Mac investigate a supposed friendly-fire incident in Iraq in which a member of the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps killed a marine. Both sides claim the other fired first.

Season 10 of JAG begins July 3rd at... read more

Dare You Come With Us To Harper's Island?

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Friday 12th Jun 2015

The much-talked about and inventive series Harper's Island arrives on CBS Action on June 28th.

Seven years after a series of murders claimed the lives of her mother and five others, Abby Mills returns to her hometown of Harper's Island to attend the wedding of her best friend, heiress Trish Willington, to boy-next-door Henry Dunn.

As people gather on the ferry to set off for Harper's Island, the Bride to be cousin, Ben Wellington, has gone AWOL but they elect to cast off anyway. Unbeknownst to the party on board, Ben has been tied to the drive shaft of the boat with an oxygen tank and goes head first into the propeller when the engine starts.

From the offset, we know there's be no happily ev... read more

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation - New Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Monday 8th Jun 2015

Paramount Pictures UK has revealed the brand new trailer for Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation which is released in UK cinemas on July 30th.

The movie reunites star Tom Cruise with Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner and Ving Rhames, and adds to the cast Rebecca Ferguson and Alec Baldwin.

With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with disavowed British agent Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), who may or may not be a member of this rogue nation, as the group faces their most impo... read more

Brand New Poster For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015

It’s a long way off but fans are already clamouring for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 so to keep fans happy Lionsgate have released a new poster for this much anticipated movie and a full synopsis:

Tonight, turn your weapons to the Capitol.

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, en... read more

Unmissable Season 5 Of NCIS In June

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 26th May 2015

NCIS is one of the biggest and most action-packed dramas in the world and Season 5 starts on CBS Action on June 17th.

The series chronicles the operations of an elite team of special agents whose mission is to investigate any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.

In one episode in Season 5 we see Ducky angered when one of his research cadavers is revealed to have been a murder victim that has been mistakenly tagged as a ‘John Doe’ and donated to science. The deceased man is identified by the team as a career felon who was working with the FBI to track down a man s... read more

Dr Quinn Medicine Woman Arrives on CBS Action In June

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 26th May 2015

Dr Quinn Medicine Woman, the acclaimed family Western drama which centres on the adventures of Michaela Quinn (Jane Seymour) a doctor who lives in the post-Civil War frontier town of Colorado Springs is coming to CBS Action in June.

Moving there after her father, a Boston physician, dies, Dr Mike, as she's known, must win over the trust of her new community who are not exactly thrilled about having a woman doctor. What's worse is that Dr Mike is an outspoken humanitarian supporting the minorities of Colorado Springs and having sympathy for barmaids (prostitutes). Dr Mike's struggles are amplified by the fact that she also cares for three orphaned children and falls in love with a rugged but handsome mountain man, the elus... read more

CBS Action Talks To Streets Of San Francisco Fan Marguerite Boggans.

By James Whittington
Posted in Interviews, Monday 4th May 2015

The classic cop show The Streets Of San Francisco originally aired in the US between 1972 and 1977. With its gritty storylines and stunning locations it become a global hit. It also starred screen legend Karl Malden and introduced the world to an actor who would become a mega-star, Michael Douglas.

With Season 5 continuing on CBS Action weekdays at 4pm we spoke to TSOS fan Marguerite Boggans about why she thinks the series is still so popular and how it defined the crime genre genre.

CBSA: Are you a big fan of crime drama?

MB: I am more a fan of the older crime police dramas of the seventies and eighties which thanks to channels like yours we get ... read more

 

 

 

Pick of the Week

Star Trek - The Original Series

Airing Thursday 24th September 2015 @ 18:00

Hack

Airing Monday 7th September 2015 @ 00:55

Gunsmoke 2: The Last Apache

Airing Sunday 20th September 2015 @ 18:00

The High Chaparral

Airing Sunday 20th September 2015 @ 14:00