YouView Safe for a Further Five Years as BBC Pledges Continued Support

YouView's good to go for another five years after retaining the support and investment of all its major backers. Read More >>

The Fargo TV Show Looks Eerily Beautiful

If the first bunch of teaser trailers are anything to go by, the forthcoming Fargo TV show looks as though it'll be a treat for the eyes. I remember little these days about the original film: do you remember it looking this stunning? Read More >>

Too Much Box and Not Enough Sex Inside Channel 4's Depressing Sex Box

Channel 4's Sex Box promised an entertaining night of live-sex chat with lovely Mariella Frostrup in charge of things, but in the end viewers were confused by the lack of sex, the box, and the... point of it all. Read More >>

Critic to Interview Couples After Bonking in Plastic "Sex Box" on TV

Presenter and critic Mariella Frostrup is gearing up for one of the oddest jobs on TV, thanks to Channel 4 signing her up to interview couples literally seconds after they've finished having sex for a television show. Read More >>

You Can Now Download 4oD Shows on Your iPhone or Android

Channel 4's just updated its apps for both iOS and Android to allow downloading of shows for offline viewing, beating the BBC to the offline-Android punch. Now you can cringe at the Inbetweeners even when you're 60m underground on the Northern Line. Read More >>

TVCatchup Does Break Copyright Rules -- Will Have to Ditch Channels to Continue

The ongoing legal case between some of the UK's big ad-funded TV networks and streaming site TVCatchup has come its latest conclusion, with the European court of Justice ruling that any streaming services must get permission from the original broadcaster to redistribute their feeds. And that's very unlikely to be granted. Read More >>

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Channel 4's Got a Brand New 4oD Android App

Want to watch the likes of Shameless, Peep Show, or even Grand Designs on your Android of choice? Well now you can, and without having to mess around with a web app, either. Download the official 4oD app from Google Play and stream shows, via Wi-Fi only, to your hearts content. Well, if you're not rooted that is.

To unlock more Android news, tips, and features, check out Samsung's Your Mobile Life over here. Read More >>

Modern-Day Bionic Man Costs About £640,000

Scientists working for forthcoming Channel 4 TV show How to Build a Bionic Man assembled the most cutting-edge prosthetic limbs available today, creating an incredibly versatile robot person for around $1m. Read More >>

LoveFilm Adds Channel 4 Classics to its Streaming Archives

Amazon's LoveFilm service has caught up with rival Netflix in the TV comedy area, thanks to a deal to add stacks of classic Channel 4 comedies to its on-demand listings. Read More >>

4oD App To Get A (Possibly Gok Wan Approved) Makeover

Good news for commuters, people with really slow internet and the 4G-less majority - the 4oD app's getting a serious makeover, with the notable introduction of offline viewing and live streaming. Read More >>

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The Good 'Ole USA Rips Off More British Telly With a Terrible Inbetweeners Remake

The US of A has a history of....'adapting' British TV, nicking the characters and the plot and shoehorning them into a more American setting. In this case, they've wholesale pinched the characters of The Inbetweeners; got a man with a deep voice to do the trailer, and made some kind of mutant cross between E4's sitcom and High School Musical.  Read More >>

Brooker's Back With More (Presumably) Abuse

Charlie Brooker's first season of Black Mirror received complaints and praise in equal measure for its, err, provocative content. Now, Channel 4 wants more. (Praise, that is, not complaints.) Read More >>

Habbo Empire Close to Collapse, as Backers and Shops Pull Support Over Underage Sex Chat Shock

Channel 4's news team has smashed a huge hole in the wall of online kiddy chat room Habbo Hotel, unearthing a sadly predictable mess of predatory paedos hanging around within its cartoony halls. It's enough to see financial backers and high street shops drop the Habbo brand in a flash. Read More >>

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This Trailer Shows That the Recently Unearthed "Long-Lost" Steve Jobs Interview-Turned-Into-a-Movie Might Be a Real Corker

Seems everyone wants to cash in on Steve Jobs now he's no longer able to defend himself. A long-lost interview with Jobs from back in 1995, which was originally recorded for a Channel 4 documentary aptly titled The Triumph of the Nerds, has been found on VHS tape, restored and will be released, unedited, as a film. Read More >>

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There's No Way You'd Survive a Terrifying Plane Crash Like This

Yesterday we heard that Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel deliberately crashed a 727-jet plane into the desert. Now there’s a terrifying eyewitness video to show you just how horrific that really was. There’s no way you’d come out of that alive, surely? Read More >>

Channel 4's World Premiere of the Prometheus Trailer Will Include Your Live Tweets

If adverts on the goggle box weren’t annoying enough for you, you can now participate in them live thanks to the magic of Twitter. Channel 4 is going to broadcast the “world premier” of the full trailer for Prometheus and then follow it up with a 40-second live advert featuring your responses on Twitter. Read More >>


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