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Landscape Artist of the Year returns to Sky Arts in Jan

Sky Arts kicks off a fresh search across the UK to discover a new star of landscape painting as Landscape Artist of the Year returns to Sky Arts, Freeview and NOW on January 10th 2024.  Stephen Mangan returns to host the series solo following Dame Joan Bakewell’s departure from the franchise in the finale of […]

December 14, 2023

Sky’s Edgar-Jones awarded OBE

Sky has announced that Phil Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Entertainment, has been awarded an OBE for service to the Arts and Television in the 2023 New Year Honours List. Edgar-Jones was appointed Director of Sky Arts in 2014, having joined Sky as Head of Entertainment in 2012.  Since then, he has driven the […]

December 30, 2022

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