Title: Queen Of Katwe (2016)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: PG

Synopsis: A rags-to-riches tale based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a poor girl from Kampala’s Katwe slum who discovers she has an aptitude for chess, one that her coach  believes could take her away from the slums where she lives.  Her mother has doubts about the plan.

Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze

Time: 5:50pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Premiere

  • 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)

Read TBB’s #OutOf100 review of Queen of Katwe here.


Title: Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Format: Film

Genre: Comedy; Crime

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: In the sequel to Ocean’s 11 (2001), the crooks reunite when an old enemy catches up with them and demands they repay the money they stole from him three years before.  The team must now recover all of his money or risk being thrown in jail.

Cast: Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Julia Roberts

Time: 4:45pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller

  • 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: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

Format: Film

Genre: Action

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: The web-slinging hero battles a powerful new enemy when a downtrodden engineer develops lethal electrical powers, which he unleashes on those he believes have betrayed him. As if that wasn’t enough to keep him busy, he faces an even greater threat when he is reunited with an unstable old friend who has been charged with a sinister mission by his dying father, leading to a series of tense confrontations that threaten to change his life for ever.

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan

Time: 6:20pm

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)
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Format: Film

Genre: Comedy; Crime

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: Danny Ocean rounds up his band of crooks for one last heist. Gang member Reuben has been left traumatised and in a coma after being double-crossed by crooked casino owner Willy Bank, and Danny decides that payback is in order. He plans a scheme that will leave Bank penniless, but needs the help of an old enemy.

Cast: Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Adam Lazarre-White, Elliot Gould, Al Pacino

Time: 6:55pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller

  • 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: The Round (S1/Ep5)

Format: TV

Genre: Debate

Synopsis: Ten women, from different walks of life deliver a dynamic talk that enables them to share a central thought-provoking idea, supported by their story, their work, and their insights. The first female Bishop of African Methodist Episcopal Church, Vashti McKenzie, talks about her childhood. A professor at Brown University speaks on post-Civil Rights America.

Cast: Vashti McKenzie

Time: 19:00pm

Channel: BET

  • Freesat: Channel 140
  • Sky: Channel 187
  • Virgin Media: Channel 184|Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale (S1/Ep5)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: During her punishment, Offred starts to unravel, and remembers her time with Moira at the Red Center; a complication threatens Offred’s future with the Commander and Serena Joy.

Cast: O.T. Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Amanda Brugel

Time: 9pm

Channel: Channel 4

  • Freesat: Channel 104 (SD); Channel 121 (+1); Channel 126 (HD)
  • Sky: Channel 104 (SD); Channel 135 (+1); Channel (HD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 104; Channel 141 (HD); Channel 142 (+1) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 111 ; Channel 142 (HD)| Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • All 4: Watch live
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Romeo Must Die (2000)

Genre: Film

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: A former cop becomes dangerously close to the daughter of the gangster boss behind his brother’s murder, and as they lead the hunt for the killer, the pair get caught up in a mob war between rival American and Chinese factions – with deadly consequences.

Cast: Aaliyah Haughton, Anthony Anderson, Isaiah Washington, Delroy Lindo, DMX, DB  Woodside, Jet Li

Time: 9pm

Channel: Universal Channel

  • Sky (UK & Ireland): Channel 113 (SD/HD); Channel 150 (+1); Channel 204 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 137; Channel 138 (+1); Channel 164 (HD)| Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 123
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 320
  • PlusNet: Channel 320
  • BT: Channel 320; Channel 385 (HD)

 


Title: Shots Fired – Truth (S1/Ep4)

Format: Series

Genre: Crime: Drama

Synopsis: Cory opens up about what she witnessed on the night of Joey Campbell’s death, leaving Ashe and Preston to decide whether his word will be enough to turn the tide in their favour.

Cast: Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Aisha Hinds, Tristan Wilds, Clare-Hope Ashitey

Time: 9pm

Channel: Fox

  • Sky: Channel 124 (SD/HD); Channel 165 (+1): Channel 188 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 157; Channel 158 (+); Channel 199 (HD) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 126; Channel 166 (+); Channel 176 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 316
  • Freewire: Channel 146
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Luther (S4/Ep1)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Part one of two. On a leave of absence from the police force, DCI John Luther is laying low in a rundown cottage. However, a visit from colleagues at the Met brings a piece of news that draws him back to London in search of the truth. Meanwhile, a cannibal serial killer has struck the city, and Luther is soon racing against the clock to stop them before they strike again.

Cast: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Darren Boyd

Time: 10pm

Channel: W

  • Sky (UK): Channel 109 (SD/ HD); Channel 213 (+1); Channel 245(SD)| Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 125; Channel 131 (+1); Channel 191 (HD| Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 108; Channel 139 (HD)| Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • WightFibre: Channel 112
  • BT: Channel 311; Channel 383 (HD)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 311
  • PlusNet: Channel 311
  • TVPlayer: Watch Live (UK only)


Title: Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland (2017)

Format: TV Movie

Genre: Drama

Certificate: PG

Synopsis: Biopic of the singer, told through the eyes of Jackson’s trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard.

Cast: Navi, Nondumiso Tembe, Richard Lawson, Holly Robinson Peete Chad L. Coleman, Sam Adegoke, Aiden Smith, Taegen Burns, Micahel Mourra

Time: 9pm

Channel: Lifetime

  • Sky (UK): Channel 156 (SD/HD); Channel 197 (SD); Channel 236 (SD)| Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 208; Channel 209 (HD)| Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 218| Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch Live (UK & Ireland only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 329
  • BT TV: Channel 329; Channel 384 (HD)


Title: Rebel (S1/Ep3)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Oakland police officer, Rebecca “Rebel” Cole, has always excelled by playing by the rules. She has always known that she must be better and smarter on the job because she is both black and female. After her brother is slain by police, Rebel soon becomes disillusioned with the system and is forced to take matters into her own hands and become a private investigator and a champion for her community. Rebel sets out to disprove the police department’s claim about Malik and discovers something she never knew about her brother, as well as one of the cops involved in his death.

Cast: Danielle Moné Truitt, Method Man, Mykelti Williamson, Giancarlo Esposito, Tamala Jones, Lauren London, Brandon Quinn

Time: 10pm

Channel: BET

  • Freesat: Channel 140
  • Sky: Channel 187
  • Virgin Media: Channel 184 | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Live At The Apollo (S9/Ep1)

Format: Series

Genre: Live Comedy

Certificate: n/a

Synopsis: Eddie Izzard hosts an evening of stand-up at the Apollo in Hammersmith, London, treating the audience to his own brand of stream-of-consciousness humour before introducing routines by The Last Leg star Josh Widdicombe and South African comic Trevor Noah.

Cast: Trevor Noah, Eddie Izzard and Josh Widdicombe

Time: 11pm

Channel: BBC One

  • Freeview: Channel 1; Channel 101 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 101 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 108 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI; HD: England); Channels 950–967, 972, 973, 976, 978 (regional variations)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 101 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 115 (HD: England); Channel 141 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channels 951–968, 976–979 (regional variations) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 141 (SD/HD); Channel 215 (SD
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 101; Channel 108 (HD); Channels 851, 861–864 (regional variations) |
  • Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 108; Channel 139 (HD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 1
  • BBC iPlayer: Watch live (UK only)
  • TVPlayer: Watch Live (UK only)
  • Horizon Go: Watch live (Ireland only)