Special episodes of The Late Late Show with James Corden head to the UK and Sky

The Emmy® Award-winning The Late Late Show with James Corden is going on the road. In his first international adventure with the hit CBS programme, James is heading to London this June to film three special episodes which will be broadcast exclusively on Sky 1 and NOW TV in the UK. 

The episodes, produced by CBS Productions and Fulwell 73,  in association with Sky, will air in the US on the CBS Television Network and will have a distinctly UK feel as Corden shares highlights from his homeland. Filmed at Westminster’s Central Hall, London the show’s signature musical and comedy segments will also be given a British twist. 

Channel 4 recommissions Supershoppers

Head of News and Current Affairs, Dorothy Byrne, has recommissioned two new 6 part series of Supershoppers from Scottish independent production company Firecrest Films, following on from successful previous series which typically rated 11% above slot average. Supershoppers Do Christmas has also been recommissioned after last year’s episode peaked at over 2million viewers.

Sue Perkins to host the British Academy Television Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that Sue Perkins will host the British Academy Television Awards in 2017, marking her first year as master of ceremonies at the event.

The awards will take place at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank on Sunday 14 May 2017 and the ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One. The red carpet arrivals will also be live streamed.

The British Academy Television Awards recognise and celebrate the very best television programmes, performances and behind-the-scenes talent from 2016. The full nominations will be announced live on Tuesday 11 April at 7.30am.

Jason Manford hosts ITV’s brand new game show, Bigheads

ITV brings a brand new, larger than life game show to primetime later this spring. Bigheads pits some of the worlds most recognisable faces head to head in this is a unique, fast paced and high-energy show.
Every week eight members of the public are transformed into the world’s most famous celebrities by donning giant heads. The Bigheads compete against each other in a series of massive celebrity-inspired challenges in this new physical game show.

Sky Mobile launches Swap, the radically new, affordable way to get the latest phone every year

Sky is set to shake up the mobile market again as it launches Swap - a new, affordable way to get the phone you want, when you want.  
UK consumers are often locked into long-term contracts without the option to upgrade to a new phone before the end of their contract. From Thursday 30 March 2017, for the first time people can get the very latest model every year with Swap12 or choose Swap24 to get our lowest monthly price on bestselling phones. Swap is free of charges - no upgrade fees, no admin charges and delivered for free.