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Sky+ introduces new features making it easier for customers to binge watch and never miss their favourite shows again

Sky+ brings customers intuitive new features making it even easier for them to catch up on their favourite shows. Introducing Auto Play and Catch Up Series Link, customers can binge watch that new addictively good box set or easily series link their favourite Catch Up TV series so it’s ready in their Planner. 
With brand new shows like The Night Of, already downloaded and streamed more than 5 million times across Sky platforms, and customer favourite’s from Billions, to The Blacklist and Grey’s Anatomy, viewers will have the flexibility to indulge in episode after episode of the latest box set with Auto Play. Or set Series Link on Catch Up shows, from Modern Family to Ray Donovan or A League Of Their Own, and never miss their favourite programme again

The new features follow the latest in a series of updates to Sky+ this year, including Download Next, which automatically downloads the next episode in a series customers’ are watching and the introduction of the Continue Watching tab in the Planner, so customers can easily pick up where they left off. The updates reflect Sky’s continued investment in Sky+, putting great TV at the heart of the platform enjoyed by millions of customers and making TV viewing even simpler. 

Presenters confirmed for Film 2016



The BBC’s flagship cinema review programme returns to BBC One in November 2016 with a host of new presenters.

Zoe Ball will host the first of seven episodes in this series with Ben Bailey Smith, Mariella Frostrup, Camilla Long, Paul Merton, Edith Bowman and Antonia Quirke also presenting their own programmes. Danny Leigh will be the resident critic for each episode and guest critics this year include Grace Dent, Peter Bradshaw, Kate Muir and Ellen E Jones.


Channel 4 to air 60 Days in Jail

Channel 4 has acquired 60 Days in from A+E Networks to be retitled 60 Days In Jail when it airs on Channel 4 this month. The original docu-series follows seven innocent participants who enter the dangerous world of incarceration at the Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in an effort to expose internal issues and what really happens behind bars. As a result of the facility’s recent corrupt history, Sheriff Jamey Noel has devised a program where seven participants will live among the facility’s general population for 60 days without officers, fellow inmates, or staff knowing their secret. Around-the-clock cameras captured this unparalleled access in an effort to bring problems to light and give viewers a first-hand look as the participants adapt to unfamiliar and terrifying surroundings. 60 Days In Jail gives an inside view of what life is like behind bars, through the eyes of people who have never been charged with a crime or done time.

Morph returns with brand new series exclusively to Sky Kids in time for half term

TV legend, Morph, is hitting screens once again as new episodes arrive exclusively to Sky Kids and the Sky Kids app from 25th October, just in time for half term. Created in partnership with Oscar®-winning studio Aardman, fifteen new episodes – kicking off with Portable Portals - will be available exclusively through Sky Kids, with five episodes released each month from October to December.
The Sky Kids app and other Sky platforms will also include eight movie-making Morph tutorials - Make Your Own Movies with Merlin - helping kids learn how to make their own animated films at home, from sets and props, to cameras and lighting, as well as how to create their very own Morph. 

Sky News Announces Multi-Platform US Election Coverage Plans

Sky News will kick off its special multi-platform US election coverage from America on Monday 31 Octoberwith a nightly show presented by veteran news anchor, Jeremy Thompson, who is covering his 6th US election.  America Decides will air at midnight to 1am (UK) Monday-Friday, bringing Sky customers the latest developments, interviews and analysis of the closing stages of the campaign. 
 
Sky News will then be presented live from Monday 7th November from a specially created studio overlooking Times Square in the heart of New York. Non-stop coverage will continue through to the end of Wednesday 9th November before transferring to Washington on Thursday 10th November, as attention turns to the US capital and the job facing the new President.