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Forget Everything You Know About Comic Book TV Shows: Legion is Something Else

If you hear that Legion is a comic book adaptation set in the X-Men universe, then you develop certain preconceptions. There will be uniforms, there will be heavy-handed allegories about the people whom society ostracises, there will probably be Patrick Stewart somewhere, delivering a sage voiceover about evolution. Read More >>

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24 Legacy: Will Eric Carter’s Galaxy S7 Edge Really Last All Day?

Last night saw the premiere of 24: Legacy, a new 12-part spin-off of the real time terrorist fightin' soap opera. This time, Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer is nowhere to be seen, and the lead role has instead gone to Corey Hawkins' as Eric Carter, an ex-army ranger who is being hunted by terrorists now back home in the United States. Read More >>

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Detailed 3D Floor Plans Reveal Everything You Missed While Binge-Watching Your Favorite Shows

After watching through all three seasons of HBO’s Silicon Valley, you probably feel like a member of Erlich Bachman’s cramped incubator. But how well do you really know his Silicon Valley home? Drawbotics, a company that makes 3D real-estate visualisations, took some time to create detailed layouts of some fictional properties that only exist on TV. Read More >>

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What the Hell Is HDR?

If you followed the news out of CES closely you probably heard the word HDR tossed around a lot. This coming year we’ll see lots of TVs for under £500 with the feature, and fancy monitors for nearly £1000. But what does HDR even mean? Read More >>

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The Planet Earth 2 Finale was More Popular than the X-Factor Grand Final

When Planet Earth 2 first hit our screens six weeks ago, in addition to providing Giz with a rich seam of GIFs to mine, it also proved a hit with viewers - beating ITV talent show The X-Factor in the TV ratings. Read More >>

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100,000 Classic & Not-So-Classic British TV Shows To Be Digitised to Save Them From Being Lost Forever

Some of the biggest TV shows from the 1970s and 80s are set to be digitised as part of a new digitisation project by the British Film Institute (BFI) - so that they can be preserved for future generations. Read More >>

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Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who Might Be Regenerating in 2018

Peter Capaldi's tenure as the Doctor may be about to be cut short - but not by a Dalek, or even the Master, but by BBC management. Read More >>

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Planet Earth 2 Beats X-Factor in the Ratings – Maybe We’re Not Doomed After All?

Just when it would have been safe to assume that the world is going to hell, a glimmer of hope: It turns out that despite everything, the general public still prefer David Attenborough to The X-Factor. Read More >>

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Blast From the Past: Chris Barrie Attacks Red Dwarf In Newly Re-Emerged 1993 Interview

Red Dwarf is currently back on our screens for its 11th series - once again on Dave. And by all accounts, it appears that the Boys from the Dwarf are enjoying every moment of the show's success. But it appears that it hasn't always been that way, as a recently re-emerged interview with Rimmer actor Chris Barrie reveals. Giz UK has obtained a copy of the article - which as far as we can tell, hasn't made its way online before. Read More >>

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ITV Moving the News At Ten – For A US-style Chat Show

The world feels more complicated than ever what with Brexit, Donald Trump and climate change. But ITV has now decided that there's something more important: Celebrity viral videos. Read More >>

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Eating Cake is Officially More Popular Than Sport: Bake Off Ratings Beat the Olympics

Move over Laura Trott. You to, Kenny, Wiggins, Daley, Ennis and Farah. We don't need you anymore. We have new heroes now. It turns out that there's one thing that Britons like more than watching human specimens in peak physical condition. And that's watching people bake and eat cake. Read More >>

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WWII Ad Promised That TV Was Just Around the Corner

I came across this fantastically modern ad in the April 1945 issue of Radio-Craft magazine and just had to share it with you as we all slowly slide into the summer. Read More >>

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Real-Life Silicon Valley is Too Weird for the Show

Everyone who lives in California's actual Silicon Valley and who also watches the show of the same name has said it’s creepily accurate. Turns out, the truth is stranger than fiction and writers have discarded real-life events as plot points to make the show seem more plausible. Read More >>

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Samsung UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray Player Review: As Good as Anything on Your Telly Has Ever Looked

If you’ve got a 4K TV with its extra pixels collecting dust, fear not – the 4K content drought is on the cusp of being washed away with a verdant selection of high-resolution Blu-rays. There are now two 4K Blu-ray players on the market: the pricey Panasonic DMP-UB900 and this, the more affordable Samsung UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Read More >>

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4K Blu-rays Are Now Available to Buy in the UK

Ready to give that 4K TV you bought at Christmas a workout? Today marks the proper launch of 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays in the UK, billed as the finest, most pixel-packed way to enjoy your favourite films and TV shows. Read More >>