Channel 4 Televises Tag

Channel 4 has said it intends to bring "the thrill" of popular childhood game tag to our TV screens this summer, as it's signed a deal with the organiser of the World Chase Tag Championships to televise highlights of its 2019 tournament. Read More >>

Legacy Broadcasters Ask For More Ad Breaks to Shore-Up Revenues

The UK's public service broadcasters have come up with a method of speeding their decline and seeing the nation's terrestrial masts switched off and turned into nesting sites for buzzards – they want permission to run more adverts during live and catch-up programming. Read More >>

Rick and Morty’s Cast and Crew Shared Clips and a Teeny Bit of Season 4 News at Their SDCC Panel

We’ve learned precious little about season four of Rick and Morty, other than its November premiere date, those two very recent image glimpses, and that its planning involved a hell of a lot of Post-It notes. But at yesterday’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, we finally got a peek at what’s to come from co-creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. Read More >>

Channel 4 Staff Would Rather Quit Than Move to Leeds

Channel 4's long-planned move out of London could leave the broadcaster struggling to find anyone to answer the telephones or do the social media scheduling up there in its new Leeds office, as as many as 90 per cent of its current staff are planning to take redundancy rather than face a new life in the new offices away from the capital. Read More >>

The Handmaid’s Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3

There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be. Read More >>

Dan Harmon Is Working on Rick & Morty With a Table Full of Terrible Ideas

To be a writer you need one thing, and one thing only: Post-It notes. And Dan Harmon? He’s got a lot of Post-It notes. Read More >>

Rick And Morty Season 4 Will Be Exclusive To Channel 4

Slightly unexpected news in the Rick and Morty universe today: the long-awaited season 4 will be premiering exclusively on Channel 4. Read More >>

Danny Dyer to Smash Out Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message

Danny Dyer has a nice Christmas present for GIF enthusiasts the country over, as he's been roped in to give Channel 4's alternative Christmas address to the nation. Subtitles on. Capture tools at the ready. Let 'em 'ave it, Danbo. Read More >>

We’re Getting A Lego Masters Christmas Special

We might not be getting a Doctor Who Christmas special this year (the Doctor's gone for New Year instead), but Lego fans will be treated to an extra, Christmassy, celebrity-packed episode of Lego Masters instead. Read More >>

All Four Inbetweeners Are Coming Back For a 2-Hour Special at Christmas

We were already pretty hyped for Christmas TV, and Channel 4 has added to our anticipation by announcing that there'll be a two hour special of The Inbetweeners this festive season to celebrate the show's tenth anniversary. Read More >>

Channel 4 Will Show One (1) Live F1 Race Next Year

The pay TV giants at Sky have thrown a little bone to terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4, with a content swap deal seeing some C4 productions head to Sky to be shown as box set collections -- in return for Channel 4 being allowed to show one F1 race in full, live, in 2019. Read More >>

Channel 4 Has a Big Brother Clone for Social Media

Channel 4 is currently putting the finishing touches to a programme called The Circle, one that's a sort of reality TV experience with the twist that its stars can only interact with each other through a smartphone app -- and those who generate the fewest likes get blocked and head off to the eviction special. Read More >>

All 4 is Now Compatible with Google Home Voice Commands

When it comes to using the TV, most of us still have to contend with the fact that the remote is going to go walkabout at times. Voice commands are a thing, but very few services are actually compatible with remote-free voice-operated devices like the Amazon Echo or Google Home. But the availability is limited. The good news for us is that All 4 is now compatible with Google Home. Read More >>

BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 are Investing £125 Million in Freeview, Lest They be Defeated by Streaming Rivals

The past few years have seen audience viewing habits change dramatically, with a switch from live or recorded TV to on-demand and streaming services that don't force viewers to adhere to a strict viewing schedule. But that's bad news for the traditional broadcasters, and to try and fight back against the forces of streaming services like Amazon and Netflix, Freeview is getting a £125 million investment. Read More >>

Amazon Sponsors 2018’s Bake Off

Amazon is going to be the sponsor of The Great British Bake Off this year, with viewers of Channel 4's high-profile cookery/cockery programme set to be battered with adverts for talking speakers throughout the broadcasts. Read More >>