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Matlock To Crack Crime This February On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 25th Jan 2015

Matlock - Season 1
Double-bills Saturdays at 4pm

Ben Matlock is a Georgia bred, Harvard educated defense attorney. His fees are huge but he's worth every cent of it as he defends his clients not only in Atlanta but also all over the United States. He is cantankerous and gruff and often uses colourful language but beneath it all has a heart of gold.

The long-running show finally ended in 1995 when Andy Griffith who played the lead role, decided that at the age of 69 he wanted to take a break from acting to spend more time with his family.

Season one sees Matlock take on many complicated cases including that of a television reporter accused of murd... read more

A True Original - MacGyver Blasts Onto CBS Action In February

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 25th Jan 2015

MacGyver - Season 1
Weekdays 7pm and 3pm starts February 5th

New to CBS Action this February, the action packed series MacGyver blasts onto your screens.

Angus MacGyver (Richard Dean Anderson) 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.

In one episode this season MacGyver is called in to rescue some scientists that are trapped underground when a lab they are studying the ozone layer in, mysteriously explodes. It's soon discovered that the explosion cracked a tank of sulphuric acid and MacGyver is in a race a... read more

Catch Classic Crime On CBS Action This January

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 5th Jan 2015

Father Dowling Mysteries - Season 3
Weekdays 4pm

Father Francis ‘Frank’ Dowling is a Catholic priest who continually stumbles over murders, abductions and other crimes in his hometown of Chicago. He is assisted by Sister Stephanie ‘Steve’ Oskowski, who does much of the legwork for Frank. Sister Steve is a streetwise nun who grew up in a rough housing project nearby, so she can hotwire a car and handle firearms with ease. She knows the language of the streets and converses in it fluently.

The name Francis was revealed in the Episode ‘The Movie Mystery’ when he is talking to the Detective in charge of the case and the Detective calls him Francis. In the final season Father Dowling and Sister S... read more

Sleepless Night - Die Hard Meets 24 With Added Taken!

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Monday 15th Dec 2014

Anyone who likes Die Hard or Taken (so, pretty much everyone, then) will get a big kick out of Sleepless Night, a single-location action-spectacular that redefines the genre that’s coming to DVD on January 15th thanks to Icon Film Distribution.

An original plot - that puts a new twist on corrupt cops, kidnapped kids and missing drugs - results in an edge-of-the-seat race-against-time thriller.

Vincent (Tomer Sisley) is a cop with connections a vicious criminal underworld. He and his partner steal a batch of cocaine from a powerful drug baron, but Vincent is identified in the heist. The gangsters kidnap Vincent’s son to hold him hostage until he returns their stolen goods, but he no long... read more

Metropolis Ultimate Collector’s Edition Coming January 2015 To Blu-ray

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 14th Dec 2014

Eureka! Entertainment have announced the release of Fritz Lang’s, Metropolis Ultimate Collector’s Edition, the mother of all sci-fi films and a major influence on Ridley Scott (Blade Runner), George Lucas (Star Wars), and pop culture in general will be re-released in a 2-disc Blu-ray set in brand new SteelBook packaging, now featuring Giorgio Moroder presents: Metropolis and a 45-min documentary exploring the film’s rediscovery. Limited to just 4000 units worldwide and including an opportunity with every SteelBook to win a unique bespoke Metropolis engraved solid gold bar, Metropolis Ultimate Collector’s Edition will be released as part of the Masters of Cinema Series on 19 January 2015... read more

Taken 3 - New Poster And Brand New Clip

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 14th Dec 2014

Why not start your New year with an action-packed thriller that promises to deliver on all levels, Taken 3.

Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered.

Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now – his daughter.

Alongside Neeson look out for Famke Janssen and Forest Whitaker.

Taken 3 hits UK cin... read more

Pulp Fiction 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Box Set Details

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 25th Nov 2014

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Quentin Tarantino's modern classic Pulp Fiction comes the definitive Blu-ray box-set edition just in time for Christmas. The endlessly re-watchable caper comes in the ultimate package with brand new themed contents and a fully loaded Blu-ray of the 1994 masterpiece.

Pulp Fiction is an inside look at a unforgettable community of LA criminals. Prizefighter Butch Coolidge has decided to stop payment on a deal he's made with the devil. Honey Bunny and Pumpkin are a couple of young lovers and small time thieves who decide they need a change of venue.

Meanwhile, two career criminals, Vincent Vega and Jules, go about their daily business of shooting up other crooks wh... read more

Gritty Action Thriller We Still Kill The old Way Coming To Cinemas

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 23rd Nov 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment and Richwater Films are proud to announce the release of We Still Kill The Old Way – in UK cinemas from 12th December and on DVD and Blu-ray from 26th December 2014.

When retired East End villain Charlie Archer (Steven Berkoff – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) is brutally murdered at the hands of a vicious mob of youths, his brother Ritchie (Ian Ogilvy – Return Of The Saint) hits the savage streets of London, returning to his gangster roots on a violent quest for vengeance. Rounding up his old firm including Arthur (James Cosmo – Game Of Thrones), Roy (Chris Ellison – The Bill) and Butch (Tony Denham – The Football Factory), Ritchie leads a vigilante crusade to... read more

Flashpoint Comes To CBS Action This December

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 17th Nov 2014

Flashpoint focuses on a fictional elite tactical unit, the Strategic Response Unit (SRU), within a Canadian metropolitan police force.

The SRU are tasked to resolve extreme situations that regular officers are not trained to handle, including hostage taking, bomb threats and heavily armed criminals. Equipped with high-tech tools and a cache of weapons and explosives, members use negotiation tactics and intuition to try and avoid the use of deadly force, which they only exert after all other options have been exhausted.

The outcome of a given situation is often determined by a split-second decision, hence the show's title.

Packed with high-octane action and gritty stories, Flashpoint make... read more

Nash Bridges - Season 6 Concludes In November

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 4th Nov 2014

Nash Bridges is a smart-alecky ex-police inspector who now runs his own detective agency and fights crime on the streets of San Francisco while driving around in his 70s screaming yellow Plymouth Hemi Barracuda.

He is a typical super-cop on the beat who always wins in the end. Unfortunately, his personal relationships leave much to be desired. He has two ex-wives, a 16-year-old daughter needing a lot of supervision and a father with Alzheimer's disease who keeps getting kicked out of retirement homes and who regularly drops by to visit.

In season 6, the final season, as well as having to contend with personal issues and a new rival in the shape of Deputy Chief Max Pettit, Nash has to tackle such crimes as trying to stop a d... read more

Taken 3 - Brand New Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 7th Oct 2014

Coming to cinemas on January 8th, Liam Neeson is back in action in Taken 3.

Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered.

Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police.

For one last time, Mills must use his “particular set of skills,” to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now – his daughter.

Directed by Olivier Megaton and written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen the film also stars Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen and Dougray Scott.read more

NCIS From The Start And More Nash Bridges This October On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Saturday 27th Sep 2014

NCIS - Season 1
From October 3rd at 9.00pm

At this year’s Monte-Carlo Television Festival’s Golden Nymph Awards ceremony, CBS’s NCIS won the International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series, recognizing the show as the number one most watched drama series in the world. You can now view from the very beginning as CBS Action is taking you right back to the first series.

NCIS 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.

The NCIS team of investigators is led ... read more

CBS Action To Launch On Freeview

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 3rd Sep 2014

CBS Action, which is owned by CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International – Zone (formerly Chello Zone), today announced that it is expanding its reach by launching on the UK’s biggest free-to-air digital television provider, Freeview. It is currently carried on Sky channel 148, Freesat channel 137 and Virgin channel 192. This carriage deal will enable CBS Action to reach 9 out of 10 households, on channel number 70 from 1st October 2014.

CBS Action programming highlights include flagship series such as the world’s most- watched TV show* NCIS and Star Trek: Next Generation, with digitally re-mastered episodes. The autumn schedule will also include the d... read more

NCIS - Season 7 This September On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 31st Aug 2014

At this year’s Monte-Carlo Television Festival’s Golden Nymph Awards ceremony, CBS’S NCIS won the International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series, recognizing the show as the number one most watched drama series in the world. Season 7 of NCIS is coming to CBS Action September 22nd.

NCIS 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.

The NCIS team of investigators is led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), an experienced investiga... read more

CSI

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Wednesday 20th Aug 2014

Tonight on CBS Action @ 21:00
Genre: Series / Action

Series 4, Episode 16: Getting Off

This popular crime drama series follows the graphic findings of the Las Vegas Police Department. The team investigate the death of a man who appears to have been dressed in clown makeup. S4 Ep16/23

From Hawaii Five-O To NCIS - Top Cop Drama This June On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 1st Jun 2014

Hawaii Five-O - Season 6
Weekdays 7pm and 2pm episodes 13- 24

Hawaii Five-O is a classic American police drama filmed entirely on location in Hawaii with Jack Lord portraying Detective Lieutenant Steve McGarrett, the head of an elite state police unit, Hawaii Five- O who investigate organised crime, murder assassination attempts, foreign agents and felonies of every type.

In Season 6, the team tackle such complex cases as trying to unravel a complicated web of relationships surrounding a macabre lottery based on the projected hour of a gambler's death and the case of a stylish jewel thief and master of disguise who evades McGarrett and then sends the Five-O chief an invitation to his next perf... read more

 

 

 

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