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Ted sets Sky viewing record

Following the success of the hit film franchise, Ted, the foul-mouthed teddy bear, returned this year in a seven-episode prequel series for the small screen. From Emmy-winning creator Seth MacFarlane, Ted – which debuted on Sky Max earlier this year – has secured the biggest US comedy launch audience on Sky, since records began in […]

March 26, 2024

Sky confirms second season of Based On A True Story

Sky confirms the acquisition of Based On A True Story which has been renewed for a second season, following the  success of season 1 on Sky Max and NOW. A dark, comedic thriller, Based On A True Story is a satire of the true crime genre with elements that are loosely inspired by true events. […]

February 15, 2024

Sky acquires Ted series

Following the success of the hit film franchise, Ted, Sky has revealed that the bear is coming to Sky Max in a 7-episode prequel series, available exclusively in the UK and Ireland early next year. It’s 1993, and Ted’s (Seth MacFarlane) moment of fame has passed. He’s now living back home in Framingham, Massachusetts with […]

November 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Dynamo is Dead coming to Sky

World renowned magician Dynamo is set to be killed by his creator as the finale to a jaw-dropping two-hour special: Dynamo is Dead on December 14th. Broadcast LIVE on Sky Max and streaming service NOW, the feature length show will see Dynamo defy the odds and go beyond magic – burying himself alive. From walking […]

November 14, 2023

Breeders set to return to Sky Max and NOW in October

The critically acclaimed Sky Original Breeders starring Martin Freeman (The Responder, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) and Daisy Haggard (Back to Life, Episodes, Black Mirror) will premiere its fourth and final series will air from October 20th on Sky Comedy and streaming service NOW in the UK and Ireland, with new episodes weekly. The final ten episodes of […]

September 27, 2023

Sky Max to broadcast Game4Ukraine

Game4Ukraine, the brainchild of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Ukrainian footballing royalty Andriy Shevchenko and Oleksandr Zinchenko, will be kicking off exclusively on Sky Max, in the UK and Ireland on August 5th. The 11-a-side legends match will also be free-to-stream for everyone based in Ukraine. Game4Ukraine will see Team Blue coached by Chelsea manager […]

July 11, 2023

Rian Johnson’s Poker Face on Sky Max and NOW this May

Sky has confirmed all episodes of detective series Poker Face will be available from May 26th exclusively on Sky Max and streaming service NOW. The series promises to be a thrilling ride for viewers who enjoy edge-of-your-seat entertainment, as it features an all-star cast led by Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Orange Is The New Black) […]

May 10, 2023

Sky Max adds Hammond and Neville to entertainment slate

Sky Max has announced new commissions starring outstanding British talent, to returning favourites such as Rob and Romesh Vs S5, A League of Their Own S18 and A League of Their Own: Road Trip. Follow footballing legends Gary Neville, Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher on a trip like no other as they travel to different […]

January 31, 2023

The Lazarus Project returns to Sky

Sky Original drama The Lazarus Project returns will return for a second season with Paapa Essiedu, Charly Clive, Rudi Dharmalingam and Anjli Mohindra all confirmed to reprise their roles. For its launch on Sky Max, the gripping action thriller from Joe Barton, the acclaimed writer of Giri/Haji and Urban Myth Films, reached a cumulative 28 day […]

August 4, 2022

Sky commissions Micah Richards’ prank series

Independent production company Zig Zag and Krempelwood have been commissioned by Sky to make Player Pranks. The co-production sees former Manchester City and England defender Micah Richards team up with his Sky Sports colleague Adam Smith to prank a number of big names in the football realm. In each 30-minute episode, Richards and Smith take […]

July 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare