Advanced Television


The Originals joins The Vampire Diaries on All 4

The Vampire Diaries spin-off series, The Originals, has arrived on the All 4 streaming service. Running for five seasons, the series centres on the original vampire family and the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus, who returns to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans – a town he helped build centuries […]

April 7, 2022

Crufts returns to Channel 4

The world’s most famous dog show returns to TV screens for the first time since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, with wall-to-wall coverage on Channel 4 and More4. Joining presenters Clare Balding and Radzi Chinyanganya will be Disability Advocate and 2021 Paralympics Lead presenter Sophie Morgan. Veterinary expert Paul Manktelow will return along with […]

February 25, 2022

Hollyoaks to stream first on All 4

From March 2022 Channel 4’s flagship soap opera, Hollyoaks, will premiere on the All 4 streaming service prior to broadcasts on Channel 4 and E4. New episodes will be available every morning, allowing fans enjoy some drama with their breakfast, or stream at their leisure throughout the day. Linear episodes will follow in the evenin […]

February 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Channel 4 acquires Formula E rights

Channel 4 will become the UK’s exclusive free-to-air TV home of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in a multi-year broadcast agreement beginning this season. Every race in the Championship’s biggest-ever 16-race calendar will be aired live on Channel 4 and All4, or on Channel 4 Sport’s YouTube channel. Race highlights will also be […]

January 24, 2022

Channel 4, Heinz partner on Flex Kitchen

Channel 4 and Heinz are joining forces to launch Flex Kitchen, a new short form comedy series for publication across the broadcaster’s social media channels. Flex Kitchen debuts this week on Channel 4 Comedy YouTube as well as All 4, whilst shorter edits of each episode will be released across Channel 4 and Heinz’s Facebook, […]

January 11, 2022

Report: Pandemic still major influence on content consumption

Insider Intelligence, in collaboration with Publicis Media-Starcom and GWI, has published its annual Global Media Intelligence Report on key digital trends worldwide, designed for business executives who require comparable consumer usage data to support their decisions for global initiatives. “When, where, and how people consume media continues to evolve, and this is no exception in […]

October 26, 2021

Channel 4, Sky expand partnership

Channel 4 and Sky have renewed and expanded their long-term commercial partnership. The broadcasters say that their new multi-year agreement will “extend the strategic relationship, giving both parties more opportunities to collaborate, support commercial growth, and innovate as broadcasting evolves in the future”. The partnership will make even more Channel 4 content available to Sky […]

July 2, 2021

British Lions return to terrestrial TV on Channel 4

Live coverage of The British & Irish Lions will return to terrestrial television for the first time in nearly 30 years with Channel 4’s broadcast of the Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup against Japan next month. In addition to live coverage of the pre-Tour Test match against Japan from BT Murrayfield on June 26th, Channel 4 […]

May 13, 2021