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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

NCIS Season 4 From May 14th

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Thursday 30th Apr 2015

NCIS is one of the biggest TV dramas in the world. Notching up record viewers its global audience tune in by the millions to see which crimes Gibbs and his team need to crack.

For those of you new to the series (where have you been?!) 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 investigator with sometimes unorthodox but always effective methods.

Working under Gibbs are ... read more

Oz Continues Through May On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Saturday 25th Apr 2015

Oz is the drama that's taking CBS Action by storm with newspapers rediscovering its power and rightful place as a tre classic of contemporary television. Even The Sunday Times Culture Section has remarked, "Before Breaking Bad, before The Wire, before Orange Is the New Black, and even before The Sopranos, there was Oz…it purported to be a simple prison drama that followed a young lawyer locked up for drunk driving; instead, it veered from magical to gritty realism… The cast later became a who’s who of America television and the scripts are tense and humane”. Who are we to argue?

The tense drama continues as inmates and correctional off... read more

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Teaser Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 21st Apr 2015

Easily one of next year’s most talked about movies, Superman V Batman: Dawn of Justice, is the highly anticipated action adventure from director Zack Snyder which stars Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman.

The movie also stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man of Steel, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred... read more

Brand New Fantastic 4 Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Monday 20th Apr 2015

Change Is Coming

Fantastic Four (due in UK cinemas August 6th) stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell and is a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team.

This new movie centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Are you looking forward to this or were you happy with the line-up from 2005 and 2007?

Anyway here's the rather dark and brooding trailer... read more

News: New Terminator Genisys Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 14th Apr 2015

Its probably Arnie's most talked about movie in years and its coming soon to cinema's all over the UK. Terminator Genisys looks to be filled with action and explosions, but will it be enough?

When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.

Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future…

The movie comes to UK cinemas July 3rd. What do you... read more

Walk Down The Streets Of San Francisco This Month On CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 15th Mar 2015

One of the greatest cops shows of all time, The Streets Of San Francisco stars Karl Malden and Michael Douglas as a pair of plainclothes homicide detectives, Lt. Mike Stone and Inspector Steve Keller, who cruise the streets of San Francisco solving a variety of crimes, usually involving murder. Stone is the street-smart 20-year veteran cop, and Keller is the college-educated rookie.

Season 4 starts in March and in one episode, an old neighbourhood suddenly sees a huge upsurge in violent crime committed against homeowners, including murder. Keller and Stone find that it may be tied to the fact that all the people in the neighbourhood have been approached by a real estate agent making substantially high offers to buy their ... read more

This Is Not The Emerald City You Were Thinking Of! Oz Comes To CBS Action In April

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 15th Mar 2015

Starring ‘Best Supporting Actor’ Oscar winner, J.K. Simmons as Vern Schillinger, the brutal and powerful series Oz follows inmates and correctional officers inside the Oswald State Correctional Facility, nicknamed ‘Oz’, as they battle for power and survival amid warring factions and explosive acts of retribution.

Much of the show takes place in Emerald City, an experimental unit in the facility that tries to emphasise rehabilitation and learning responsibility while being incarcerated. Described by The Guardian as “profoundly disturbing, it's a show that you don't want to miss yet don't always want to watch”.

In the first episode we get a glimpse of the daily routine of life within Oz itself. Former lawyer Tobias Beecher is... read more

 

 

 

Pick of the Week

Underbelly

Airing Saturday 25th July 2015 @ 02:50

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Airing Tuesday 28th July 2015 @ 20:00

Harper's Island

Airing Sunday 26th July 2015 @ 21:00

Gunsmoke 2: The Last Apache

Airing Sunday 12th July 2015 @ 18:00