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The very latest TV show news. We cover everything from what’s on Sky to Netflix.

Netflix TV Channel to Launch Offering Scheduled TV

What goes around comes around. It looks like Netflix has come full circle and is set to offer its subscribers its own scheduled TV channel, Netflix Direct. Well, that's if it gets past the testing stage. Netflix are currently testing their new linear programming channel in France due to France's consumption of traditional TV. In a world where everyone now...

Google Chromecast TV Complete Guide

There is a new Google Chromecast TV out and while the previous renditions of the Chromecast were nearly perfect, this years model improves across the board, mainly due to the new snazzy control and the brand new Google TV software. This year like the Amazon Fire Stick we see a new dedicated TV interface alongside your usual casting options,...

RTÉ Is Bringing Back The Den This November

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There's been a really interesting trend that's already poking its head out because of COVID-19. We're craving retro stuff. According to Krystine Batcho, a psychology professor in New York, sees a resurgence of nostalgia during COVID-19 as a natural response. We're all experiencing mega-stress and people generally "find comfort in nostalgia during times of loss, anxiety, isolation, or uncertainty"....

The New Tiger King Episode: Too Much Of A Good Thing

It's the self-proclaimed "biggest documentary in history". Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness was the perfect formula. Take some bonkers people, add some bonkers big cats and let a bonkers storyline play out. Add to this the fact the entire planet is locked indoors and you've got a mega-hit. Maybe they were right. Maybe it's the biggest documentary in...

Irish Netflix: The Very Best Of Irish-Themed Stuff To Stream

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It's nearly St. Patrick's Day! You know what that means! Staying in, social distancing and watching Netflix. It's going to be a St. Patrick's Day like no other but it's crucial that we all just chill out and stay home right now. What better to do when you stay home than to stream a hape of Netflix. For the...

Go Outside And Play: Six Things To See In Ireland

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Over the past few years, I’ve spent a handful of weekends touring Ireland. It’s really not enough because every single time I do take the time, I say “it’s the most amazing country to explore”. Do I though? Do I f…. That’s why RTÉ’s new mini docuseries really peaked my interest. I’ve watched Go Outside and Play on RTÉ...

Searching Movie Review: Every Parents Worst Nightmare

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Sky Cinema Premiere throws up some junk movies from time to time. In an effort to churn out regular premieres, Sky lets a few bits of junk make their way onto our screens. One of the latest movies to feature is Searching, but I've got to admit, it's quite good. What's Searching About? Searching is a 2018 thriller about a father...

Ad Blocking: How To Get Rid Of Ads on RTÉ Player

As you may have already read, RTÉ is finally giving the RTÉ Player a long overdue overhaul. The rollout hasn't been very smooth with the Beta currently only available on Desktop. There is some good news for desktop users though. While RTÉ said they've listened to feedback to improve the ad experience: https://twitter.com/robmagee86/status/1069225477527740416 The internet has gone one further and removed...

Four Reasons To Be Delighted With the RTÉ Player Relaunch

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With the rapid advance of technology, many platforms have struggled to keep up with demand. Few have been more visible than the state broadcaster's digital streaming platform, RTÉ Player. Finally, the player is getting a long overdue overhaul and here are just three reasons this is fantastic news. RTÉ Player on Chromecast for Android With Android being my weapon of choice...

The final season of Game of Thrones is airing in April 2019

After over a year of speculation, we finally have a definitive date for when the final season of Game of Thrones. HBO have finally confirmed with a teaser trailer titled "#ForTheThrone" that it will begin in April 2019. "With a 90 minute run time per episode, this is set to be the biggest season yet." Since season 7 ended last year, dozens...