First look and teaser trailer for Yellowjackets series two

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Yellowjackets follows a team of New Jersey high school football players who are forced to survive in the wilderness for 19 months after their plane crashes on a trip to a football game. The series jumps between their time in the wilderness in 1996 and the current day, as their traumatic survival experience seems to follow them into the present.

Chilling new drama The Woman in the Wall announced by BBC and Showtime

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The series will explore the legacy of one of Ireland’s most shocking and dark scandals, the barbaric institutions known as ‘The Magdalene Laundries’.

Lorna Brady (Ruth Wilson) lives in the fictional town of Kilkinure and awakens one day to find a dead woman in her house.  

With no memory of what has occurred, Brady doesn't know who the dead woman is and if she could be responsible for her death. 

Brady has suffered with extreme sleepwalking caused by the trauma of her time being incarcerated in Kilkinure Convent when she was 15. 

Channel 4 partners with SHOWTIME on new Brett Gelman comedy series

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Created by Matt Morgan (Mister Winner), the series follows Gabe (Gelman), an American widower who is forced into close quarters with his British wife’s estranged family. In their crumbling gothic mansion in the English countryside, Gabe must get to know the family as they compete for his affections, and his newly inherited fortune.

Two Brothers Pictures, the company behind Fleabag, will produce the eight-episode series alongside SHOWTIME, with Harry Williams, Jack Williams and Sarah Hammond acting as executive producers.

Dark comedy Back To Life will return for second series

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Co-created by and starring Daisy Haggard, the first series of Back To Life follows Miri Matterson as she returned to her quiet seaside town after a lengthy spell in prison.

Having entered prison during her formative years as a young adult, the series comically traverses her naïve attempts to fit into the modern world that has changed significantly in the 18 years she has spent away from it.

Over the course of the six-part series, her community’s refusal to accept her catalyses the reveal of the truth behind her crime.

Sacha Baron Cohen takes on Trump in C4's Who is America?

Starting next week on Channel 4, Who Is America?, Baron Cohen’s first television series for over a decade, sees him take on the president of the US, rekindling an enmity that began with a 2003 Ali G interview.  

Years later Trump later took to YouTube in the curious vlog series ‘From the Desk of Donald Trump’ to tell Baron Cohen to “go to school [and] learn about being funny.”

Well, now Baron Cohen has graduated from funny school – or rather the Trump University as a video he tweeted in early July suggests.

Sky 'not worried' about competition from Netflix and Amazon says Gary Davey

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Speaking at an RTS Early Evening Event Davey said that despite the proliferation of ways of watching content linear channels would continue to survive. 

“Channels will always be around. | cannot see a future where they don’t exist,” said Davey, a pay TV veteran who was part of the team that helped establish the pioneering satellite broadcaster in the early 1990s.  

“There is a revolution going on but it’s happening a lot slower than people think…

Sky and CBS sign major programming deal

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The deal, which Sky's Gary Davey called “one of the most important content deals Sky has ever agreed”, will give customers access to hit shows like Twin Peaks and The Affair.

This is the largest and most expansive international deal to date for CBS subsidiary Showtime, and marks the first time the US channel's content have been licenced to a single media company across multiple European territories.