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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.

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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

Feel the heat of CSI: Miami this April

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 28th Mar 2017


Prepare for the heat of a tropical climate where crime is on the rise and only one team can stop it. Yes, CSI: Miami is coming to CBS Action.

This acclaimed series follows a group of detectives assigned to the Miami-Dade Police Department's Crime Scene Investigations, an elite unit operating out of the Miami-Dade police headquarters.

The team is led by Lieutenant Horatio Caine (David Caruso) who, through his history as a bomb-disposal expert, has gained specialised knowledge in explosive forensics. In his pursuit of justice, he has proven that he can handle himself on the street and that he's not a person to be messed with.

In this the first season, a dead man with a slit throat an... read more

A heavenly series arrives on CBS Action in April

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 28th Mar 2017


A heavenly series comes to CBS Action this April, Touched By An Angel.

A trio of angels travels the earth inspiring people at crossroads in their lives to turn to God. Tess, a more experienced angel, assigns Monica and sometimes Andrew (who is also the Angel of Death) to a case in each episode, usually with an eye not only toward helping the person, but to drive home a lesson to the angel as well. The people being assisted have no idea that their benefactors are angels, of course. When the person's issue has been dealt with, the angels reveal themselves in a halo of light and reassure their charges that God loves them.

In Season 1, Tess guides Monica on h... read more

CBS Action +1 is coming to Freeview!

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 9th Mar 2017


Ever missed the start of one of your favourite CBS Action shows?

Well help is at hand, on March 15th CBS Action +1 is launching on Freeview channel 90 on the EPG (CBS Action is at channel 64).

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

Season 2 of Mission: Impossible and Diagnosis Murder this March

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 26th Feb 2017


It may be getting a bit warmer outside but we'll be keeping you glued to your TVs in March as some of your favourite shows continue, Mission: Impossible and Diagnosis Murder.

In the second season of Mission: Impossible the IMF team pose as circus performers to rescue a priest who can bring down a Baltic defence minister and recover a hidden relic which contains state secrets. In another episode, the IMF must stop evil miners from using the beliefs of a Pacific cargo cult to extract gold in a manner that is killing the islanders.

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More Matlock in March!

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 26th Feb 2017


Ben Matlock is a Georgia-bred, Harvard-educated defense attorney. His fees are huge, but he's worth every cent, as he defends his clients not only in Atlanta but all over the United States. He is cantankerous and gruff and often uses colourful language, but beneath it all has a heart of gold.

In Season 5, Matlock defends a one-time movie queen, now a cosmetics mogul who is accused of murdering her ex-lover to prevent the publication of some revealing photos.

Don't miss a moment of Matlock weekdays at 8pm.

The most famous theme ever continues on CBS Action in February, Bonanza

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd Jan 2017


Bonanza is set around the 1860s, and centres on the wealthy Cartwright family who live in the area of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe.

The show chronicles the weekly adventures of the Cartwright family headed by the thrice-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 is the warm and lovable giant Eric "Hoss" Cartwright (Dan Blocker), and the youngest is the hot-headed and impetuous Joseph or "Little Joe".

In Season 8, an aging wrangler turns against the Cartwrights after Ben suggests that he retire.

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Ride with us to Dodge City for more Gunsmoke

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd Jan 2017


Ground-breaking, thrilling and gritty, Gunsmoke took the wild west genre to new heights with its emotional storylines and gripping characters. Season 12 will receive its Channel Premier this February.

Marshal Matt Dillon is in charge of Dodge City, a town in the Wild West where people often have no respect for the law. He deals daily with the problems associated with frontier life; cattle rustling, gunfights, brawls, standover tactics, and land fraud. Such situations call for sound judgement and brave actions, of which Marshal Dillon has plenty.

Season 12 sees a man who has made threats toward Marshal Dillon being released from prison.

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Will you choose this mission? Mission: Impossible Season 2 in February

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd Jan 2017


One of the most iconic series' ever made, Mission: Impossible continues throughout February on CBS Action.

This classic show follows the exploits of the Impossible Missions Force (IMF); a small team of secret agents used for covert missions against dictators, evil organisations, and (primarily in later episodes) crime lords. On occasion, the IMF also mounts unsanctioned private missions on behalf of its members.

In Season 2, the IMF team pose as circus performers to rescue a priest who can bring down a Baltic defence minister and recover a hidden relic which contains state secrets. In another episode, the IMF must stop ev... read more

The Doctor will see you just after he's solved this crime! Diagnosis Murder starts in February

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd Jan 2017


Dick Van Dyke swaps his dancing shoes for a lab coat and stethoscope in February as he takes to the wards to help the police in cracking crime in the Channel Premiere of Diagnosis Murder.

Van Dyke is Dr. Mark Sloan, a renowned physician who also works for the police department as a consultant, and can't resist a good mystery.

In Season 1 we see Dr. Sloan investigate a hit-and-run death that involves a priest's confessional and a patient who claims to be an amnesiac. However Sloan's probing of the latter's past leads to a mob boss, and the possibility that she's plotting to murder a hospitalised senator...

Don't miss your appointment weekdays at 7pm from 23rd February.

 

 

 

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