Advanced Television

Phil Edgar-Jones

Sky Arts orders Gods of the Game: A Football Opera

Sky Arts has commissioned a new opera about corruption in football which will coincide with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Sung in English across 90 minute, this celebration and condemnation of the world’s most popular sport will play to in-person audiences at Grange Park Opera, Surrey in October, airing on Sky Arts, NOW and […]

January 24, 2022

Laverne joins new Sky Arts series The Big Design Challenge

Sky Arts is set to spotlight Britain’s best design talent with new series The Big Design Challenge, airing next year. Hosted by DJ, author and presenter Lauren Laverne, this new skills-based reality format will see eight top creatives battle it out over five episodes to be crowned Britain’s next design superstar. Drawn from all corners […]

November 29, 2021

Sky joins forces with War Child, Choose Love for Love not War

Sky, Choose Love and War Child today announce a collaboration and present Love not War, a one-off TV event featuring some of the nation’s favourite musicians and comedians, all in the name of fundraising. Sky and NOW viewers will be able to watch Love not War this Christmas on Sky Max and Sky Arts. As […]

November 10, 2021

Sky revives Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Sky thas commissioned a new series of long-running music quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks. The show will return to screens as a new 8 episode series, plus a one-off Christmas special, with new host Greg Davies (Taskmaster, The Inbetweeners). The Sky Original will air this autumn on Sky and streaming service NOW and is produced […]

July 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare