Title: House of Cards

Format: Series
Genre: Drama; Politics; Crime
Platform: Netflix
Date Added: 30th May 2017
Cast: Mahershala Ali; Kevin Spacey; Robin Wright
Synopsis:  Ruthless Congressman Frank Underwood will stop at nothing to conquer Washington D.C. in this Emmy winning political drama. As Congress debates investigating Frank, he and Claire attempt to stoke fear of terrorism. Tom Yates continues his stay in the White House. Although it must be noted that 2017 Best Supporting Actor, Oscar winner Mahershala Ali does not make an appearance as Remy Danton, Frank Underwood’s former communications director.


Title: American Gangster (2007)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama; Crime; Bigoraphy
Certificate: 18
Platform: Netflix
Date Added: 25th May 2017
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor; Russell Crowe, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ridley Scott, Denzel Washington, Josh Brolin, Armand Assante, Ted Levine, John Hawkes, John Ortiz, RZA
Synopsis: Denzel Washington stars as true-life Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas and Russell Crowe plays the outcast NYPD cop charged with bringing him down. Stars British Blacktor Chiwetel Ejiofor.


Title: Coming To America (1988)

Format: Film
Genre: Comedy
Certificate: 15
Synopsis: Prince Akeem of Zamunda leaves a pampered life style in his Palace in Africa to find a wife instead of marrying the bride arranged for him by his father who literally barks at his every command. Instead he flies to New York to find someone intelligent and independent who he can love and have a real life with. He ruffs it in a run-down neighbourhood in Queens and gets a job at a fast food restaurant where he finds exactly what he is looking for.
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Eriq La Salle, Shari Headly

Time: 2pm/ 10:45pm
Channel: Sky Cinema Star Wars

  • 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: Concussion (2015)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama
Certificate: 12
Synopsis: Dr Bennet Omalu makes a discovery that American football causes much more trauma to the brain than previously thought after performing an autopsy on a dead player. The doctor tries to bring awareness to his findings but finds that those in power are more concerned about money than the players’ safety and tries to bury his finding. Fact based drama. British Blacktors Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays Dr Omalu’s wife, Prema Mutiso and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as American Football player Dave Duerson.
Cast: Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Richard T. Jones, Alec Baldwin

Time: 5.50pm
Channel: Sky Cinema Drama & Romance

  • 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: Black-ish – The Name Game (S3/Ep14)

Format: Series
Genre: Comedy
Synopsis: Dre and Rainbow debate over baby names after having a gender reveal party and Dre decides on a culturally significant name that nobody agrees on. While Junior asks Zoe’s friend out on a date for valentines day.
Cast: Anthony Anderson, Traci Ellis -Ross, Yara Shahidi, Jenifer Lewis

Time: 7pm
Channel: E4

  • Freeview: Channel 28; Channel 29 (+1)
  • Freesat: Channel 122; Channel 123 (+1)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 136 (SD/HD); Channel 137 (+1); Channel 202 (SD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 137; Channel 138 (+1); Channel 202 (HD)
  • Virgin Media: Channel 144; Channel 145 (HD); Channel 146 (+1) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 112; Channel 113 (+1)


Title: Broken (S1/Ep1)

Format: Series
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: Father Michael Kerrigan (Bean)  advises parishioner Christina (Friel), a mother trying to make ends meet and  feed her family while, with his mother dying, he begins to experience worrying flashbacks of his traumatic childhood. Rochenda plays Jean, Christina’s boss who runs the local betting shop who also has her own secrets.
Cast: Sean Bean, Anna Friel, Rochenda Sandall

Time: 9pm
Channel: BBC 1

  • 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)


Title: I Am Slave (2010)

Format: Film
Genre: Drama
Certificate: 15
Synopsis: Inspired by real-life events this film explores modern-day slavery. Malia is taken from her home in Sudan at the age of 12 by pro-government Arab militia and sold into slavery. 6 years later she is taken to London where she continues on in her servitude but there is a light at the end of the tunnel as she meets someone with the potential of helping her break free.
Cast: Wumni Mosaku, Isaach De Bankole, Nonso Anozie

Time: 11:00pm
Channel: London Live