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Sky Arts Channel Goes Free-to-Air from September

Sky is about to rejig the non-sport part of its broadcasting operation, and will soon make the Sky Arts channel free to view, as part of an attempt at "...supercharging its mission to increase access to and drive participation in the arts, at a vital time for the cultural sector." Read More >>

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Sky Studios Promises £3bn of TV & Film Production Within Five Years for New UK Base

It's another big day in the news for one of our little town planning groups, with today seeing Hertsmere Borough Council finished hobnobbing with Sky and NBC Universal executives and approving the pair's plan to build a new studio in the UK's TV production hotbed of Elstree. Read More >>

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You Won’t be Able to Fully Stream Sky Q Anytime Soon

Back in 2017 Sky announced that it was working on a different version of Sky Q — a version that skips the dish and would let you stream Sky programming over the internet. Like Now TV, but better and more expensive. Originally that service was due to arrive in 2018, but two years later it's nowhere to be seen. What gives? Apparently Sky is sidelining the whole project for now. Read More >>

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That’s Right, the Legends of Tomorrow are Fighting Aliens, and it’s Going to Get Weird

The Legends have battled demons, gods and the deadliest creature of all: a unicorn. When the CW’s Legends of Tomorrow has defeated all the villains of heaven and hell, the only way to go is up. Way, way up. Read More >>

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Sky Sports is Using FIFA Games to Recreate Premier League Chants

We might have been starved of live sport over the past few months, but leagues around the world are starting to return, albeit with empty stadiums. Responses to this have been varied - Germany's Bundesliga teams have allowed players to send in photos of themselves to be set up in the stands, while a Korean baseball team has been using stuffed toys to recreate the impression of a full stadium. Now, as the Premier League looks to restart next week, organisers are opting for a more high-tech strategy. Read More >>

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2020 Will be Remembered as the Year Sky Finally Got Some HDR

The elite-level of Sky TV subscription over-payers will forever remember May 27th, 2020, as that's the day high dynamic range content is finally set to appear on some Sky TV set-top boxes. Read More >>

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Sky Kids Gets a Whole Load of Educational Content as Part of Its Learning From Home Collections

Sky has just made some educational collections available on Sky Kids to help out families in lockdown. Read More >>

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Sky Q Will Only Stream Disney+ in HD For Now

Sky Q subscribers can get Disney+ with a little bit less hassle than normal, because the Disney+ app is available on the Sky Q box - meaning you don't have to go swapping between input devices to watch whatever it is you want to see on Disney's new streaming platform. But that's not going to be the best way to watch it, because Sky Q customers are relegated to standard HD streams. Read More >>

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Westworld’s 25 Biggest Shock Moments By Episode (So Far)

The return of Westworld is nearly here – and while Gizmodo already has a very handy guide to quickly get you up to speed so you can dive right into season three, we also wanted to look back at the most shocking, most monumentally plot-shifting, and otherwise intensely memorable moments of the show so far. Read More >>

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Disney+ is Coming to Both Sky Q and Now TV

A little while ago we heard rumours that Disney and Sky might partner up to bring Disney+ to Sky Q, in the same way that Netflix is available on both platforms. Today it's been announced that those rumours were true, and Disney+ will be coming to Sky Q and Now TV. Read More >>

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Weird Rumour Claims the Disney+ App Will be a Sky Q Exclusive in the UK

So here's quite a weird rumour for a Monday afternoon. Apparently Disney and Sky are on the verge of finalising a partnership that would give Sky Q exclusive rights to stream Disney+ through its boxes, cutting out the likes of Virgin, BT, and any plebs who dared not upgrade their Sky subscription to Q. Read More >>

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Sky’s HDR Support Back-Burnered for a Year at Least

Our site search facility seems to be working today and says we've been expecting Sky to launch a form of HDR on its platform – or at least via the costlier Sky Q part of it – for well over a year, but it still hasn't happened as we limp sadly and bruised into 2020; and now the broadcaster is saying it may not happen until the very end of next year or beyond. Read More >>

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Doctor Manhattan Has Brought Watchmen’s Story About Time Full Circle

As a young boy, Watchmen’s Jon Osterman had no idea that he would one day grow up to be the closest approximation of a god that anyone would ever live to see or that he would fundamentally alter the course of history in nearly unimaginable ways. But this week’s episode posits the idea that for all of his superhuman powers, Doctor Manhattan never really stopped being human. Read More >>

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In the Biggest Trailer Yet, Crisis on Infinite Earths is Looking Grim

“The multiverse needs you!” Yeah, because things are not going well. Read More >>

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Crisis on Infinite Earths for Infinite Dummies

There are three types of people in this weird world of ours: people who are losing their minds with excitement for the Arrowverse’s imminent Crisis on Infinite Earths; people who are interested in DC’s epic, live-action superhero crossover event but don’t know enough about all the comics and continuity to understand or enjoy it; and the people who don’t give a monkey's. But all of those people should be interested – very interested – and you will be too after you read this guide, which will also help get you up to super-speed on the greatest comic book TV event ever. (First group, you may go about your business.) Read More >>