Whats On TV – Thursday 18th May

Title:  Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive (2017)

Format: Film
Genre: Comedy; Documentary; Stand Up
Certificate: 18
Platform: Netflix
Date Added: 16th May 2017

Synopsis: In his first special since his serious car accident, Tracy Morgan cracks jokes about life in a coma, his second marriage and his family’s dark side.

Title: The Guvnors (2014)

Format: Film
Genre: Thriller; Crime
Certificate: 15
Platform: Netflix
Date Added: 15th May 2017

Cast: Harley Sylvester, Vas Blackwood, Jay Simpson, Richard Blackwood, Jumayn Hunter, Lee Nicholas Harris, Tony Denham, Joelle Koissi, Cameron Lee Farrelly

Synopsis: Once the leader of a gang of football hooligans, a family man returns to the streets when a young thug picks a fight with his former associates.

Title: The Intent (2016)

Format: Film
Genre: Thriller; Crime
Certificate: 15
Platform: Netflix
Date Added: 15th May 2017

Cast: Femi Oyeniran, Dylan Duffus, Scorcher, Shone Romulus, Jade Asha, Kalvadour Peterson, Ashley Chin, Nicky Slimting Walker, Fekky

Synopsis: After burgeoning criminal Gunz joins the increasingly violent TIC crew, the gang finds itself dealing with threats from all sides.

Read: TBB’s 76% #OutOf100 review of The Intent here.

Title: Selma (2014)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama; History; Politics
Certificate: 15
Platform: Netflix
Date Added: 15th May 2017

Cast: David Oyelowo, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, Common, André Holland, Lakeith Lee Stanfield, Trinity Simone

Synopsis: In the face of violent racist attacks, Martin Luther King Jr. leads a protest in Alabama that culminates in a historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Title: When A Woman’s Fed Up (2013)

Format: Film
Genre: Comedy
Certificate: 15
Platform: Amazon Prime
Date Added: 18th May 2017

Cast: Jason Weaver, Ellia  English, Tyrin  Turner, Paula Jai Parker, Larry “Flash” Jenkins

Synopsis: Tarlyn, a career-driven woman, learns her man has been unfaithful, and she develops a devious plan to teach him a lesson.

Title: Get A Job Dave (2016)

Format: Film
Genre: Comedy
Certificate: 15
Platform: Amazon Prime
Date Added: 18th May 2017

Cast: David Spates, Andrew Bachelor, Crystal Coney, Misty Ali, Kyle Cowgill, Jill Crenshaw, Sean DeBose, Angela Garcia, Reggie Gaskins.

Synopsis: Recently unemployed and in desperate need of money, Dave finds himself in a vulnerable situation by trying convince his friends to loan him the much needed cash.

Title: To Sir, With Love (1967)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama
Certificate: PG
Synopsis: A black engineer takes a teaching job at a tough London school to make ends meet, he struggles to gain the respect of his disruptive pupils
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Lulu, Judy Geeson

Time: 4:45pm
Channel: Sony Movie Channel

*Freeview (UK): Channel 32
*Sky (UK and Ireland): Channel 323 | Channel 324 (+1)
*Virgin Media (UK): Channel 425
*TVPlayer (UK): Watch live

Title: Tate Britain’s Great British Walks: Cerys Matthews and Turner – S1 / EP 3

Format: Series
Genre: History
Synopsis: Art curator Gus Casely-Hayford is joined by musician and broadcaster Cerys Matthews on a walk along the Scotland-England border to take in sites made famous by landscape painter JMW Turner.

Time: 7pm
Channel: Sky Arts

*Sky Channel 121 (SD/HD): Channel 223 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
*Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only) | Virgin Media (UK): Channel 122; Channel 206 (HD) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 141; Channel 145 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
*Now TV: Watch live (UK only)
*TalkTalk TV: Channel 305

Title: The ITV Leaders’ Debate

Format: News
Genre: Current Affairs; Politics
Synopsis: ITV anchor Julie Etchingham presents a live two-hour debate between party leaders of the General Election next month. They will each make opening statements, and then there will be a question and answer segment with the audience followed by a free-flowing debate.

Time: 8pm
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: Gallowwalkers (2012)

Format: Film
Genre: Western; Horror; Thriller; Drama
Certificate: 15
Synopsis: Starring Wesley Snipes Gallowwalkers is set in a vast foreboding desert, we follow a cursed gunfighter Aman (Snipes) as he attempts to allude justice whilst killing the ‘undead’.
Cast: Wesley Snipes; Kevin Howarth; Hector Hugo; Simona Roman; Alex Avant

Time: 9pm
Channel: Horror Channel

*Freeview UK: Channel 70
*Freesat UK: Channel 138; Channel 139 (+1)
*Sky UK & Ireland: Channel 319; Channel 320 (+1)
*Virgin Media UK: Channel 149; Channel 202 (+1) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
*WightFibre UK: Channel 114
*FilmOn: Watch live

Title: OJ: Made In America- Storyville

Format: Series
Genre: Documentary
Synopsis: The series concludes with Americas reaction to the verdict of the case against the famous athlete and his attempt to begin the next phase of his life.

Time: 10pm
Channel: BBC Four

*Freeview: Channel 9; Channel 106 (HD)
*Freesat: Channel 107 (SD/HD); Channel 148 (SD)
*Sky (UK): Channel 116 (SD/HD); Channel 143 (SD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 211
*Virgin Media (UK): Channel 107; Channel 163 (HD) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 117
*Ziggo (Netherlands): Channel 64 | Kabeltex (Netherlands): Channel 164
*WightFibre: Channel 18
*BT TV: Channel 106 (HD)

Read TBB’s 88% #OutOf100 Review of O.J.: Made in America here.

Title: Scandal: Head Games -S6 / EP 14

Format: Series
Genre: Crime; Drama
Synopsis: Fitz begins to question his legacy, while Jake finally uncovers Peus and the mystery woman’s motivation.
Cast: Kerry Washington; Joe Morton; Cornelius Smith J r.; Guillermo Diaz; Portia de Rossi; Joshua Malina

Time: 10pm
Channel: Sky Living

*Sky: Channel 107 (SD/HD); Channel 122 (+1); Channel 221 (SD) | Sky Anytime | Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
*Virgin Media (UK): Channel 111 (HD); Channel 112; Channel 140 (+1) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 124; Channel 125 (+1); Channel 144 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
*WightFibre: Channel 71; Channel 62 (+1)
*Freewire: Channel 140
*TalkTalk TV: Channel 303
*Now TV: Watch live (UK only)

Title: Pica Syndrome: The Woman Who Ate A House

Format: Documentary
Genre: Health
Synopsis: Documentary about people with the rare condition pica, which results in a compulsion to eat non-food items. One such person is south London woman Patrice, who is eating herself out of house and home – literally. For the past 15 years she has been devouring the walls of her house, eating a ton of plaster – and now her husband is seeking professional help in the hope of making her stop. Includes similar stories.

Time: 10pm
Channel: Channel 5

*Sky (UK only): Channel 105 (SD/HD); Channel 171 (SD); Channel 177 (+1) | Sky Go: Watch live; (UK and Ireland only)
*Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)


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