What’s On Screen – Wednesday 21st June 2017

Title: Gridiron Gang (2006)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama, Sport 

Certificate: 12

Platform: Netflix

Date Added: 21st June 2017

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Leon Rippy, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, Kevin Dunn, Jamal Mixon, Jade Yorker, Brandon Mychal Smith, David V. Thomas, Setu Taase, Brandon Smith, Mary Mara

Synopsis: In this moving drama, a probation officer at a detention camp for juvenile delinquents hopes to mold teenage inmates into a successful football team.

Title: Milk and Honey (2017)

Format: Web Series

Genre: Drama; Romance

Platform: YouTube – Issa Rae

Date Added: Wednesday 21st June 2017

Cast: Lance Gross, Debbie Allen, Faune Chambers, Asha Kamali, Yaani King, Shauntay Hinton, Boris Kodjoe

Synopsis: Originally produced by Idris Elba, milk + honey is a scripted series that follows the spiritual, professional and romantic journeys of four young and ambitious women navigating the lights, smoke and mirrors of hollywood.


Title: Ackley Bridge (S1/Ep3)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Missy convinces Nas to make a play for her teacher, Lila, but Nas’ dad has an unpleasant surprise when announces that he has other plans for her. Confused and emotional, Nas appeals to Lila for help, but Lila draws a line under their friendship. Missy resolves to show Nas that there are plenty more fish in the sea, though Nas does not take to Missy’s expedition to a gay bar and leaves alone. Meanwhile, a guilt-stricken Mandy ends things with Sadiq and throws herself back into her marriage, and Emma discovers that Samir is engaged.

Cast: Amy-Leigh Hickman,  Poppy Lee Friar, Annieka Rose, Sunetra Sarker,

Time: 8pm

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: Major Crimes (S4/Ep1)

Format: Series

Genre: Crime; Drama

Synopsis: Sanchez returns from his suspension, while the squad investigates two homicides that could be related to a string of home invasions in the Hollywood Hills.

Cast: Kearran Giovanni, Ransford Doherty, Raymond Cruz, Michael Paul Chan, Mary MacDonnell, G.W. Bailey

Time: 8pm

Channel: Universal Channel

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

Title: Brexit Means Brexit

Format: TV

Genre: Politics

Synopsis: Award-winning director Patrick Forbes goes beyond the headlines to film the battle to govern Britain, after last year’s Referendum vote on 23rd June 2016. Filmed over one extraordinary year since the public voted to leave the European Union, it is a story of low politics, high ambition and bitter personal animosities, with the biggest decision the country has faced in decades at stake. With contributions from Nigel Farage, Nicolas Soames, Boris Johnson and Anna Soubry.

Time: 9pm

Channel: BBC2

  • Freeview: Channel 2; Channel 102 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 102 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 109 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI; HD: England); Channels 968-971 (regional variations)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 102 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 115 (HD: England); Channel 141 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channels 969-972 (regional variations) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 142 (SD/HD); Channel 143 (SD
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 102; Channel 162 (HD)
  • Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 109; Channel 140 (HD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 2
  • BBC iPlayer: Watch live (UK only)
  • TVPlayer: Watch Live (UK only)
  • Horizon Go: Watch live (Ireland only)

Title: Broadchurch (S3/Ep1)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Crime drama set in a Dorset seaside town. DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller are called in to investigate a serious sexual assault on a woman named Trish who remembers fragments of her attack.

Cast: Lenny Henry, Georgina Campbell, Sunetra Sarker, David Tennant, Olivia Colman

Time: 9pm

Channel: ITV Encore

  • Sky (UK): Channel 123 (SD/HD); Channel 208 (+1); Channel 269 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • NowTV: Watch live (UK only)

Title: Shots Fired – Somebody’s Son (S1/Ep3)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Ashe and Preston try to narrow their focus to reliable lines of inquiry in both cases, first visiting Jesse Carr’s old college campus, then embarking on a dangerous manhunt. To complicate matters, candidates in the state gubernatorial contest are looking to make political mileage from the killings.

Cast: Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Tristan Mack Wilds, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Aisha Hinds, DeWanda Wise, Yohance Miles

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 (+1); Channel 199 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 316
  • Freewire: Channel 146


Title: When Kids Kill – Copycat Killers (S1/Ep3)

Format: Series

Genre: Crime

Synopsis: Documentary series exploring the stories of Britain’s most high profile child killers. An 18-year-old boy inflicted over 70 stab wounds on nurse Cheryl Moss when he murdered her in 2006, influenced by the hours he spent playing on the violent video game, Manhunt.

Cast: Aaron Roach Bridgeman

Time: 9pm

Channel: 5Star

  • Freeview: Channel 30; Channel 55 (+1)
  • Freesat: Channel 131; Channel 132 (+1)
  • Sky (UK only): Channel 176 (SD/HD); Channel 190 (+1) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 151; Channel 186 (+1) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • MY5: Watch online
  • WightFibre: Channel 15

Title: LA 92: The Riots (2017)

Format: TV

Genre: Documentary

Synopsis: Documentary about the 1992 Los Angeles riots following the controversial Rodney King trial, using archive footage to explore the situation from several perspectives.

Time: 9pm

Channel: National Geographic Channel HD

  • Sky: Channel 526 (SD/HD); Channel 527 (+1); Channel 543 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 266; Channel 267 (+1); Channel 268 (HD)
  • Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 215; Channel 221 (HD)
  • Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 317
  • WightFibre: Channel 84
  • BT: Channel 317; Channel 373(HD)

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