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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

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

Star Trek: New Visions - Photonovel Coming In May

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 2nd Mar 2014

Fans of Star Trek: The Original Series, which is showing weekdays at noon and 6pm on CBS Action may want to know about this awesome photonovel release. Last year, comic-book legend, John Byrne set out “to explore strange new worlds” within the Star Trek universe, using a unique technique, the photonovel.

The resulting Star Trek Annual 2013, which is completely sold out through Diamond and headed for a second printing, was a creative success due to this distinctive storytelling device. This May, Byrne will continue his quest “to seek out new life and new civilizations” using the photonovel format to produce an ongoing bi-monthly series, Star Trek: New Visionsread more

Brand New Freesat App Has Launched

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Friday 17th Jan 2014

Freesat ImageThe new Freesat App has launched and is available for download from the App Store so you’ll never miss another episode of your favourite CBS Drama soap or CBS Action movie or CBS Reality expose or Horror Channel must-see-shocker!

The App is a free TV guide for anyone watching TV for free.

It allows users to plan ahead and get great recommendations of what to watch on TV and On Demand with Showcase.

If users have a Freetime box they can remote record, launch On Demand on their ... read more

Eaglemoss Collections Set To Release New Star Trek Die-Cast Model Ships

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 25th Jun 2013

Eaglemoss Collections will release a new collection of high quality, die-cast model Star Trek ships in fall 2013. The collection is licensed by CBS Consumer Products and is one of the most ambitious projects of its kind. Each ship is just under six inches long and will be based on the original CG models created by members of the Star Trek VFX team.

The collection will feature more than 65 different starships from the Star Trek franchise. In addition to nine different Enterprise ships, the major Klingon, Romulan, Ferengi and Dominion ships, the assortment will include fan favorites such as the Akira class and rare vessels such as the Equinox, the Kre... read more

CBS Action’s Beam Me Up App wins People’s Voice Award in the 17th annual Webby Awards

By CBS Action
Posted in News, Wednesday 8th May 2013

CBS Action’s ‘Beam Me Up’ Star Trek App has been named People’s Voice winner Interactive Advertising & Media: Augmented Reality mobile app in the 17th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honour" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet.

The mobile app created by Realise Digital and entitled ‘Beam Me Up’ was developed for fans to use at the largest Star Trek convention ... read more

CBS Action's Star Trek App Up For An Award - Vote Now!

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 16th Apr 2013

CBS Action's 'Beam Me Up' Star Trek App has been nominated for a WEBBY People's Voice Award, the most prestigious digital awards for the industry.

The mobile app, created by Realise Digital, utlises augmented reality for users to beam themselves off a Star Trek transporter by pointing the app at a specially constructed stage. Surrounding this experience, the rest of the app is full of exclusive show content, interviews and trailers for Star Trek series.

Over the course of the two and a half day Destination Star Trek event held in London last October, the 'Beam Me Up' experience was viewed over 6,000 times with the app itself downloaded to ne... read more

Star Trek: Voyager - Final Season Underway

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 5th Feb 2013

The worldwide cult science-fiction phenomenon, Star Trek: Voyager, is half way through its final season on CBS Action.

The fourth incarnation of the science-fiction epic, which began with the 1960s series Star Trek, and is the only Star Trek series with a female captain Kathryn Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) as a lead character.

Set in the 24th century from the year 2371 through 2378, the Star Trek: Voyager series follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which becomes stranded in the Delta Quadrant 70,000 light-years from Earth while pursuing a renegade Maquis ship. The show follows the galactic action as both ships' crew... read more

Destination Star Trek London - Images

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Saturday 20th Oct 2012

CBS Action is an official partner of Destination Star Trek London which is being held this weekend at the Excel Exhibition Centre. We'll be posting pics from the event on our Facebook and Twitter feeds so make sure you check both so you don't miss any of the fun.

Trekologist Raules Davies Chats About Star Trek: Voyager

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Interviews, News, Friday 29th Jun 2012

Raules Davies is the resident Trekologist here at CBS Action. On Monday July 2nd he'll be conducting a live Twitter chat to celebrate the arrival of Star Trek: Voyager to the channel. So we decided to chat with Raules about this acclaimed series, about what it meant to him and the impact it made in the Star Trek universe.

CBSD: Can you recall what your initial thoughts were when the series Voyager was originally announced?

RD: I think my initial response was "AWESOME!!!" There was a sci-fi/fantasy shop in Chester called Middle Earth and the owners managed to get a picture of Voyager ... read more

CBS Action Beams Aboard New App To Virgin Media's TiVo Service

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, News, Starsky And Hutch, Wednesday 27th Jun 2012

Virgin Media's revolutionary TiVo service today sees the arrival of a brand new interactive Star Trek app courtesy of CBS Action. The app will thrill aficionados of the legendary show as well as take newcomers behind the scenes of one of the world's most successful television franchises.

Every episode of Star Trek:The Digitally Remastered Original Series which is exclusively broadcast on CBS Action (Virgin Media channel 192), will be featured in the app following each original broadcast. Additionally, the app will showcase cast interviews, the classic 1970s Star Trek animated series and rare documentaries on demand... read more

Chuck Norris Now In HD!

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Thursday 21st Jun 2012

Chuck Norris, the ultimate veteran of action movies and a true hard man is limbering up to assault us on the big screen this summer in The Expendables 2.

So it's time to reappraise some of his best roles and finally two Chuck Norris classics are coming to Blu-ray. Until now the format has not seen Chuck - mainly because of concerns that it simply couldn't handle him or that after the last years of us watching things move very slowly in HD we wouldn't be able to handle the whip-fast delivery of Chuck...

A Force Of One
A routine investigation by a crack team of undercover narcotic agents becomes anything but when a deadly assassin begins to eliminate the members of the squad one by one. In a ... read more

Star Trek: The Next Generation Meets Doctor Who In Assimilation2

By James Whittington
Posted in Bone Dry, News, Tuesday 19th Jun 2012

Two of the greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history thanks to IDW.

Prepare yourselves for Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2!

When the Federation's most terrifying enemy strikes an unholy alliance with one of the Doctor's most hated antagonists, the result is devastation on a cosmic scale!

Spanning the ends of space and time itself, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise find themselves joining forces with the Doctor and his companions, with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance!

Written by Scott and David Tipton, the authors of t... read more

IDW Bring Back The Borg

By James Whittington
Posted in Bone Dry, News, Sunday 17th Jun 2012

There's no easy way to say it... the Borg are back. The cubes, the Queen, Locutus, and their intractable stance on resistance have reared their ugly heads once again to jeopardize the fate of our Galaxy. With all evil, though, must come good, and who better to thwart the Borg's steely agenda than Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise?

For the show's twenty-fifth anniversary, Hugo Award-winner Brannon Braga, one of The Next Generation's key writers, is joining forces with fellow Trek scribe Terry Matalas and artist Joe Corroney to bring Captain Picard and the Enterprise's crew back for a dynamic new journey.

"It's... read more

Destination Star Trek London - More Guests Announced (Friday Update)

By James Whittington
Posted in Bone Dry, Features, News, Starsky And Hutch, Tuesday 5th Jun 2012

CBS Action recently announced that it will be an official partner of Destination Star Trek London, the first official Star Trek live event in the UK in 10 years which will be held October 19th - 21st, 2012 at the Excel Exhibition Centre. It will offer British fans an event on their own shores and a chance to witness Star Trek history.

For the first time ever, all five captains will appear on stage together at an official Star Trek convention! The legendary William Shatner (Captain Kirk - Star Trek: The Original Series) will be joined by the UKs Sir Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard - Star Trek: T... read more

CBS Action Acquires Star Trek: Voyager and NCIS Season 6

By CBS Action
Posted in News, Thursday 31st May 2012

CBS Action today announced its acquisition of the cult science-fiction TV epic Star Trek: Voyager, and the addition of crime series NCIS season 6, further broadening its extensive broadcast content portfolio.

Set in the 24th century from the year 2371 through 2378, the Star Trek: Voyager series follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which becomes stranded in the Delta Quadrant 70,000 light-years from Earth while pursuing a renegade Maquis ship. The show follows the galactic action as both ships' crews merge aboard Voyager, to make the estimated 75-year journey home.

Star Trek: Voyager is the fourth incarnation of the science-fiction epic, which began with the 1960s series Star Trek, and is ... read more

Shatner Has News For you!

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Starsky And Hutch, Monday 21st May 2012

William Shatner will boldy go where no other Space Captain has gone before this Friday on BBC1 as he takes command of hit panel show Have I Got News For You.

The legendary Star Trek actor will introduce regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton alongside guests Charlie Brooker and Andy Hamilton.

Expect plenty of "Beam me up" jokes mixed with lashings of satire as this popular series continues its 43rd season!

CBS Action - Official Partner Of Destination Star Trek London

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, News, Monday 16th Apr 2012

CBS Action is proud to announce that it will be an official partner of Destination Star Trek London, the first official Star Trek live event in the UK in 10 years which will be held October 19th - 21st, 2012 at the Excel Exhibition Centre. It will offer British fans an event on their own shores and a chance to witness Star Trek history.

For the first time ever, all five captains will appear on stage together at an official Star Trek convention! The legendary William Shatner (Captain Kirk - Star Trek: The Original Series) will be joined by the UKs Sir Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard - Star Trek: T... read more

Spaceships Of Science Fiction Celebrated In New Release

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Starsky And Hutch, Thursday 23rd Feb 2012

Edited by Piers Beckley, Spaceships Of Science Fiction is a entertaining and informative celebration of the starships and space craft that have graced the screens of TV and Cinemas across the world over the last 100 years.

This colourful and deliciously illustrated soft back release runs at 114 pages and includes features on shows such as Start Trek: The Original Series, Red Dwarf and Space 1999. These are featured alongside sections on cinematic giants as Star Wars, Independence Day and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

It also has pieces on space travel, different modes of travel, teleportation, where fact meets fictio... read more

Leonard Nimoy Calls It A Day

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Starsky And Hutch, Wednesday 5th Oct 2011

Emotional news for Star Trek fans as Leonard Nimoy, Mr Spock himself has decided not to attend anymore fan conventions and enter retirement. Nimoy, one of the most popular actors from the whole Star Trek universe has decided at the age of 80 to take life easier.

His parting words at his last convention, "Live long and prosper" rang out over a crowd who were celebrating the 45th anniversary of the broadcast of the first episode in Chicago.

Although this may be the last time Nimoy shares his love of the show directly to fans, I think we can safely assume he'll still pop up every now and again whether it be on screen, on stage or even only in voice keeping everyone's favourite half human ha... read more

Do You Look Like Jason Statham? If So Read On...!

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Thursday 8th Sep 2011

Ever watched an action movie and thought, "Wouldn't the world be a better place if there were more heroes like him?" Well now's the chance to help make that happen - to celebrate the DVD release of Blitz , Lions Gate is looking for some burly men who have that typical rough-cut, no-nonsense look about them for a special cinema screening of this, the latest action packed movie starring Jason Statham as a hardnosed London cop.

There's a plan to pack-out a central London cinema with square jawed, stubbly, balding blokes who look like the star himself - and they're putting out the word, they need a few willing extra-chiselled faces to fill the seats.

If you - or someone you know - have the vital characteristics (cro... read more

CBS Action Fans To Take Over Marketing Campaign For Star Trek: The Next Generation

By CBS Action
Posted in Bone Dry, News, Thursday 7th Jul 2011

UK entertainment TV channel CBS Action is to put real fans at the heart of its on-air, off-air and online marketing campaign to mark its network premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

A self-styled "Trekologist" Raules Davies, a 36 year-old hotel night manager from Manchester who was spotted at a sci-fi convention late last year, has been hired by the channel - part of the CBS Chello Zone UK portfolio - to introduce every episode on-air, from its launch on the channel on 20 July 2011.

For the three launch episodes, Raules will also be hosting CBS Action's Twitter page, @cbsaction, tweeting throughout the broadcasts, sharing trivia, answering questions to test his encyclopaedic knowledge of the show and giving other Star Trek fans the chance to win prizes.

The appointment of Ra... read more

Still Time: Viewers' Choice: Freesat Channel Of The Year Award 2011 - Vote CBS Action!

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Thursday 16th Jun 2011

From action-packed dramas, tense thrillers and nail-biting suspense to science fiction and fast-paced primetime movies, CBS Action keeps you on the edge of your seat. The channel is up for the Freesat Viewers' Choice: Channel Of The Year award where viewers are invited to vote for their favourite channel.

By registering your vote in this well-regarded category you will be entered into a prize draw to win a Spa Day for you and a friend as well as a stunning new Echostar freesat+ box.

Click here to register your vote and voting closes June 17th.

CBS Action 1st Birthday Prize Draw

By CBS Action
Posted in News, Friday 19th Nov 2010

CBS Action celebrates its first birthday this week and to mark the event we have 30 Star Trek "Live Long And Prosper" T-shirts to give away to our Facebook Fans.

All fans are eligible, so simply join our CBS Action Facebook Army by clicking on the 'like' button and you may be chosen at random to receive one of these exclusive T-shirts.

This giveaway closes on December 15th 2010.

 

 

 

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