What’s On TV – Thursday 25th May

Title: Queen (1993) (Ep1/3)

Format: Mini-series
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: Historical drama telling the life story of a young slave girl named Queen, whose skin tone allowed her to pass herself off as a white woman. Based on the novel Queen: The Story of an American Family by Alex Haley and David Stevens.
Cast: Halle Berry, Danny Glover, Raven-Symone

Time: 11am
Channel: True Entertainment

  • Freeview (except Wales): Channel 61
  • Freesat: Channel 142; Channel 153 (+1)
  • Sky: Channel 183; Channel 184 (+1)
  • Virgin Media: Channel 189
  • WightFibre: Channel 36

Title: Enemy Of The State (1998)

Format: Film
Genre: Action
Certificate: 15
Synopsis: A chance encounter with an old friend derails a successful lawyer’s fast-track career, when he becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA thugs when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime. He quickly realises the only way to save his own life is to expose the truths his pursuers seem so intent on covering up, and seeks out a former intelligence agent to take them on at their own game.
Cast: Will Smith, Lisa Bonet, Regina King, Jon Voight, Gene Hackman

Time: 2pm
Channel: Sky Cinema Hits

  • 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: Cop Out (2010)

Format: Film
Genre: Comedy
Certificate: 15
Synopsis: Long time police partners Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges who struggle to get along are suspended for one month after a bust gone wrong. Out of work and with no pay Jimmy is forced to sell a rare baseball card to raise funds for his daughter’s wedding. However, when the collector selling the item is robbed, the duo team up to recover the memorabilia.
Cast: Tracy Morgan, Bruce Willis, Rashida Jones, Guillermo Diaz

Time: 12pm
Channel: Sky Cinema Action & Adventure

  • 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: Master Of Photography Ep1/S2

Format: Series
Genre: Reality; Competition
Synopsis: The competition to find Europe’s best photographer returns and the contestants are sent to Sicily as part of a travel-themed challenge, with Oliviero Toscani, Darcy Padilla and Guardian Weekend picture editor Caroline Hunter judging their efforts.

Time: 8pm
Channel: Sky Arts

*Sky Channel 121 (SD/HD): Channel 223 (SD) On Demand | 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 Good Fight (S1/Ep9)

Format: Series
Genre: Legal; Drama
Cast: Cush Jumbo; Delroy Lindo; Erica Tazel; Christine Baranski
Synopsis: Starring British actress Cush Jumbo, The Good Fight is the excellent spin off from critically acclaimed series The Good Wife.  In this episode, Diane (Christine Baranski) and Adrian (Delroy Lindo) find themselves involved in another police brutality case; Lucca (Jumbo) represents Maia (Rose Leslie) for her interview with a federal investigator seeking information on the Rindell scandal.

Time: 9pm (times my vary according to platform)
Channel: More 4

  • Freeview: Channel 14; Channel 86 (+1)
  • Freesat: Channel 124; Channel 125 (+1)
  • bChannel 138 (SD/HD); Channel 139 (+1); Channel 231 (SD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 139; Channel 231 (HD) | Sky Go: Watch live(UK and Ireland only)
  • Astra 2E: 10729 V 22000 5/6 | 10714 H 22000 5/6 (+1)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 147; Channel 195 (HD); Channel 196 (+1) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 118; Channel 152 (+1) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only); Watch live (+1, UK only)
  • WightFibre: Channel 14
  • All 4: Watch live
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)

Watch past episodes here.

Title: Scandal: Tick Tock (S6/Ep15)

Format: Series
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: As the clock ticks down to the inauguration of the first female president of the United States, Olivia takes a big risk to ensure Mellie’s safety.
Cast: Kerry Washington

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: On Assignment (S4/Ep2)

Format: Series
Genre: Current Affairs
Synopsis: Presented by Rageh Omaar; Penny Marshall investigates the gun crime problem in Chicago, where the murder rate has surged in the past few years, and Steve Scott is in Berlin to hear how former East German athletes have been affected by state-sponsored doping in the 1970s and 1980s. Nina Nannar finds out what life is like in the Moroccan desert city of Ouarzazate, a popular location for films and TV movies.

Time: 10:50pm
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: The Quad (S1/E7)
Format: Series
Genre: Drama
Cast: Anika Noni Rose, Peyton ‘Alex’ Smith; Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Synopsis: The Quad follows the life of  Dr. Eva Fletcher (Anika Noni Rose) the newly elected president of modern-day HBCU Georgia A&M. As she juggles those demanding responsibilities, she’s also go to deal with her messy personal life. In this episode Cedric (Peyton ‘Alex’ Smith) gets a visitor from Chicago that shakes his world, BoJohn (Jake Allyn) and Junior (Miles Stroter) take a class experiment too far, and Cecil (Ruben Santiago-Hudson) comes face-to-face with the reality of his health.

Time: 11pm (times my vary according to service provider)
Channel: BET Intl

  • Freesat: Channel 140
  • Sky: Channel 187
  • StarSat: Channel 167
  • Virgin Media: Channel 184 | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)


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