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Spend Sunday night at the movies with CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Hidden Agenda, Raw Deal, The Last Patrol, Sunday 3rd Sep 2017


Each Sunday in September, CBS Action is bringing the big screen to your home with a finely selected season of action-packed movies starring some of cinema's toughest tough guys. Each film starts at 9pm.

In Men Of War Nick Gunar (Dolph Lundgren) is a burnt-out former mercenary who is having a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. He’s hired by the Nitro Mine Corporation to strong-arm the natives of a South China Sea island into giving up their rights to its mineral resources. Nick loathes the thought of another mission, but this job will earn him enough money to get back with his estranged family. The island people refuse to give up their land and Nick decides to help them fight the corporation that hired... read more

Dr Sloan will be making house calls in September

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 3rd Sep 2017


Dr. Mark Sloan (Dick Van Dyke) is the Chief of Internal Medicine at Community General Hospital and often offers the LAPD medical consultation in their toughest cases. He solves these mysteries with the help of the recently promoted Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan, his son (Barry Van Dyke).

Throughout the series, Dr. Sloan is not only assisted by his son, but also by his friend Norman Briggs (Michael Tucci) who works as a hospital administrator, medical examiner and pathologist Dr. Amanda Bentley (Victoria Rowell) and, new to Season 3, hospital resident Dr. Jesse Travis (Charlie Schlatter). Through their combined medical and criminal analysis, there’s no case this team can’t crack.

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September on Action

By Dave Macleod
Posted in Features, Thursday 31st Aug 2017


DIAGNOSIS MURDER
Season 3 Episodes 12 – 18
Dr. Mark Sloan (Dick Van Dyke) is the Chief of Internal Medicine at Community General Hospital and often offers the LAPD medical consultation in their toughest cases. He solves these mysteries with the help of the recently promoted Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan, his son (Barry Van Dyke). Throughout the series, Dr. Sloan is not only assisted by his son, but also by his friend Norman Briggs (Michael Tucci) who works as a hospital administrator, medical examiner and pathologist Dr. Amanda Bentley (Victoria Rowell) and, new to Season 3, hospital resident Dr. Jesse Travis (Charlie Schlatter). Through their combined medical and criminal analysis, there’s no case this team can’t crack.

The second part of Season 3 sees the murder of a young woma... read more

CBS Action and CBS Action +1 are on the move!

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 1st Aug 2017


Prepare yourselves for big changes!

Yes, your favourite channels, CBS Action and CBS Action +1 are moving on Freeview.

From 2nd August CBS Action moves from channel 64 to channel 39 and CBS Action +1 moves from channel 74 to channel 64!

Your box should automatically update but if they don’t a quick retune should sort things.

Gunsmoke - The Movies all through August on CBS Action

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Saturday 22nd Jul 2017


Ride with CBS Action, back to Dodge City to see how the good (and not so good) folk are coping after a decade on from when the original series finished. Catch each Gunsmoke movie every Sunday at 6pm throughout August.

Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge on the 6th is set a dozen years after the retirement of Marshal Matt Dillion. He finds his idyllic life in the hills shattered by an old foe with bloody vengeance on his mind. In pursuit of his old enemy, Dillon is ambushed by mountaineers and badly wounded. He recovers thanks to the tender care of his devoted confidante, Miss Kitty. But more danger looms. In the dramatic climax, a still-weakened Dillon must confront his most desperate enemy on th... read more

Diagnosis Murder - Season 3 comes to CBS Action in August

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Saturday 22nd Jul 2017


The classic crime series Diagnosis Murder revolves around Dr. Mark Sloan (Dick Van Dyke), the Chief of Internal Medicine at Community General Hospital that often offers the LAPD medical consultation in their toughest cases. He solves these mysteries with the help of the recently promoted Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan, his son (Barry Van Dyke).

Throughout the series, Dr. Sloan is not only assisted by his son, but also by his friend Norman Briggs (Michael Tucci) who works as a hospital administrator, medical examiner and pathologist Dr. Amanda Bentley (Victoria Rowell) and, new to Season 3, hospital resident Dr. Jesse Travis (Charlie Schlatter... read more

Saddle up for Western Weekends in July

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 21st Jun 2017


Enjoy a selection of our favourite Western movies every weekend in July at 6pm as we ride back in time to the old wild west and meet the many colourful characters that lived action-packed lives. Here's a selection of the adventures ahead!

Angel and the Badman on the 2nd is a remake of the John Wayne classic which tells the story of notorious gunfighter Quirt Evans who stumbles near a Quaker family's land whilst on the run. Noticing Quirt is wounded, the family takes him in, and as he regains his health, he falls for their young daughter. As Quirt falls deeper in love and becomes accustomed to the family's peaceful ways, his violent past starts to catch up to him. Eventually he is f... read more

Get ready to crack crime in LA in July!

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 21st Jun 2017


As you might have guessed, NCIS: Los Angeles is a spinoff of the globally successful NCIS series and stars Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J, and focusses on the high-stakes world of the Office of Special Projects (OSP) in Los Angeles.

Special Agent G. Callen (O’Donnell) leads an elite team of undercover operatives as they battle enemies both foreign and domestic under the watchful eye of Operational Manager Henrietta “Hetty” Lange (Linda Hunt). The team is composed of Agent Kensi Blye (Daniela Ruah), a hand-to-hand combat specialist and forensic whiz; Sam Hanna (LL Cool J), a former Navy Seal; and G's partner and technical analyst, Eric Beale (Ba... read more

News for fans of CBS Action +1

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Wednesday 14th Jun 2017


CBS Action +1 has moved!

Yes, CBS Action +1 can now be found on Freeview channel 74 on the EPG (CBS Action will remain at channel 64).

Viewers will need Freeview HD equipment to receive the channel and most TVs should update automatically.

The heat continues into May for the CSI: Miami squad.

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Friday 21st Apr 2017


Are you addicted to CSI:Miami yet? Isn't it about time you were?

This superior crime series continues into May and follows a crack team of forensic investigators who are trained to use the latest cutting-edge technology mixed with good old-fashioned police logic to solve crimes all under the watchful eye of former homicide detective, Horatio Caine (David Caruso).

In season 2, a dead man with a slit throat and a partially burned face is discovered on a Miami beach along with an unconscious young girl who was beaten and thrown into the ocean. The investigation leads Horatio to a prominent Florida family and its steely patriarch, who was once involved in a mysterious case that has plagued Horatio for years.

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Ride to the Ponderosa for Seaon 9 of Bonanza in May

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Friday 21st Apr 2017


Set around 1860s Virginia City, Nevada, Bonanza chronicles the weekly adventures of the Cartwright family, headed by the three-timed widowed patriarch Ben Cartwright (Lorne Greene).

He has three sons each by a different wife; the eldest being the urbane architect Adam Cartwright (Pernell Roberts), who built the ranch house; the second, the warm and lovable giant Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright (Dan Blocker); and the youngest, the hot-headed and impetuous Joseph or 'Little Joe'

In Season 9, we see Ben join an army patrol to try and save Hoss and Joe from Indians, and a band of outlaws who take Joe, Hoss and Candy hostage as they search the Ponderosa for holdup money taken by one of their own.

Bonanza <... read more

Saddle up with the Buffalo Girls in May

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Friday 21st Apr 2017


Anjelica Huston, Melanie Griffith, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Coyote, Sam Elliott, Reba McEntire, Floyd Red Crow Westerman and Jack Palance star in Buffalo Girls, a four-hour, two-part mini-series new to CBS Action starting May 6th.

This Emmy Award Winning series is based on Larry McMurtry’s bestselling novel about Calamity Jane and other legends of the Old West. Co-written by McMurty it charts the west as its changing from its wild days and told from the perspective of Jane talking to her daughter.

With a cast that boasts some of the finest Hollywood talent around and sets that ooze authenticity, the mini-series pulls no punches when showing the seedier side of this legendary time and mixes historic... read more

 

 

 

Pick of the Week

The High Chaparral

Sunday 1st October 2017 @ 20:00

An Eye For An Eye

Sunday 1st October 2017 @ 21:00

Diagnosis Murder

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 @ 19:00

NCIS: Los Angeles

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 @ 22:00