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Microsoft is pushing forward on its original television programming initiative by partnering with UK broadcaster Channel 4 and production company Kudos to create a drama series called Humans. The sci-fi drama is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's series Real Hu...

April 7th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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When reality television made its first foray into prime time, it was fairly clear why networks jumped on the trend with such enthusiasm. "Do we want to pay paltry sums of money to film untrained, attention-hungry people doing strange things in equally cheap locations? Yes. One thousand times yes."...

February 1st 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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After long last, British television services ITV and Channel 4 are coming to PlayStation 3 in the UK this week. The BBC's iPlayer service launched on the console a little while back (first unofficially and then officially), but this new development brings some of Britain's most popular on-demand co...

December 14th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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You may have heard by now that we're big fans of Zombie Cow, the studio behind the point-and-click genius of Ben There, Dan That and Time Gentlemen, Please. And by "big fans" we mean we love it so much it makes our hearts hurt a little bit. So imagine the squeals of pure childlike delight echoing f...

May 11th 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Mac users in the UK have been waiting a long time (like, years) for Channel 4's Video on Demand "Catch Up" service to come to their platform, and finally, after long last, the day is here. And they're sorry, Mac users -- they say so with the cute video above. Of course, the reason why it's now compa...

April 8th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Introversion, whose previous efforts include the excellent Darwinia and DEFCON, are currently developing Chronometer. The project, funded by broadcaster Channel 4, is nearing completion of the pre-production phase. Other than an anecdote about how it totally blew co-founder Mark Morris' mind, there...

July 9th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. The following DS Lite ads were taken from a series of Nintendo-sponsored station identification pieces (idents) aired over a year ago on Channel 4. Fo...

January 6th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments