Title: Counterpunch (2017)

Format: Film

Genre: Documentaries; Sports

Certificate: 15

Platform: Netflix

Date Added: 16th June 2017

Synopsis: Discipline, sweat, heartbreak and triumph are all on full display in director Jay Bulger’s look into the world of boxing. Despite the odds, these young boxers are determined to make a name for themselves alongside the sport’s most remembered and revered champions. With an unflinching look at the pain and pride needed to achieve greatness, CounterPunch will surely knock you out.


Title: Couples Retreat (2009)

Format: Film

Genre: Comedy

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: Participation in couples therapy sessions is mandatory. What started out as a cut-rate vacation turns into an examination of the common problems many face.

Cast: Faizon Love, Tasha Smith, Kali Hawk, Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau, Kristin Davis, Jason Bateman

Time: 6pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Comedy

  • Sky: Channels 301–312 (SD/HD); Channels 314, 330–337, 339, 340 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channels 401, 403–412 (HD); Channels 402, 431, 433–442 | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channels 301–309, 318, 320, 321; Channels 331–341 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • BT: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Hustle And Flow (2005)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: A pimp and drug pusher decides to change his ways after reaching the age at which his father died. Using his experience of life on the streets, he becomes a rapper, and an encounter with a local hip-hop star gives him the perfect chance to begin his career in music.

Cast: Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taraji P Henson, Ludacris, Paula J Parker, Taryn Manning, Isaac Hayes, Ellise Neal

Time: 6pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Select

  • Sky: Channels 301–312 (SD/HD); Channels 314, 330–337, 339, 340 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channels 401, 403–412 (HD); Channels 402, 431, 433–442 | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channels 301–309, 318, 320, 321; Channels 331–341 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • BT: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Fearless (S1/Ep2)

Format: Series

Genre: Thriller

Synopsis: Released from prison following the retrial, Kevin faces a barrage of abuse from the public – with even his own son Jason calling him a murderer. Only local MP Matthew Wild is able to talk the mob down and with no other option, Emma is forced to take Kevin to her home for his safety. Meanwhile, Heather Myles arrives in England and pays Cambridge master Sir Alistair McKinnon a visit to get as much information as possible from him about Emma.

Cast: Wumni Mosaku, Helen McCrory, Michael Gambon, Robin Weigert

Time: 9pm

Channel: ITV

  • Freeview: Channel 3; Channel 33 (+1); Channel 103 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 103; Channel 111 (HD); Channel 112 (+1)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 103 (SD); Channel 131 (+1); Channel 178 (HD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
    Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only) | Virgin Media (UK): Channel 103; Channel 113 (HD)
  • ITV Hub: Watch live (UK only)
  • TV Player: Watch live (UK only)

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