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Red Troop are ready, are you?
By James W, Thursday 30th August 2018

Ultimate Force Image 1TV hardman Ross Kemp heads an ensemble cast in Ultimate Force, an explosive prime-time action adventure series following the exploits of a crack SAS troop.

Ross plays Sergeant Henno Garvie, the tough and charismatic leader of Red Troop, who with his men puts his life on the line in the name of his country. Packed with dramatic stunts and spectacular special effects, the series offers a no-holds-barred, exciting look at the Special Air Service - a regiment shrouded in secrecy and mystique.

And no, SAS doesn't stand for "Super Army Soldiers"!

Ultimate Force blasts onto your screens 20th September.


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The Ponderosa is open all November, care to join us?
Posted on Tuesday 30th October 2018

Bonanza Season 9One of the longest running and most popular of all television westerns, Bonanza was both an action/adventure classic and family drama. For fourteen seasons, audiences around the globe enthusiastically tuned in to see the High-Sierra adventures of the Cartwright clan and the dramas life would throw at them.

Nestled amongst the pines above the shores of Lake Tahoe is the Ponderosa ranch, the thousand-acre home of Ben Cartwrignt and his sons, Adam, Hoss and Joe (aka "Little Joe.")

Plots featuring a revolving cast of interesting guest players helped to set Bonanza apart from the usual gun-slinging formula Westerns of the day.

Bonanza weekdays at 1pm.

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Walter O’Brien and team Scorpion nightly at 9pm!
Posted on Tuesday 30th October 2018

Scorpion posterScorpion, inspired by a true story, is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits, who are the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age.

As Homeland Security’s new think tank, O’Brien’s Team Scorpion includes Toby Curtis an expert behaviorist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; and Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru. Pooling their extensive technological knowledge to solve mind-boggling predicaments amazes federal agent Cabe Gallo, who shares a harrowing history with O’Brien.

However, while this socially awkward group is comfortable with one another’s...

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Get ready for team Scorpion!
Posted on Tuesday 25th September 2018

Scorpion Image 1Want an action series that's based on fact? Well if so Scorpion is for you!

Inspired by a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits, who are the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age.

As Homeland Security’s new think tank, O’Brien’s Team Scorpion includes Toby Curtis an expert behaviorist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; and Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru.

Season 1 of Scorpion starts 4th October.

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A bonanza of Bonanza in October
Posted on Tuesday 25th September 2018
Bonanza Image 1

One of the longest running and most popular of all television westerns, Bonanza was both an action/adventure classic and family drama.

The show has the most recognisable theme complete with burning map, and chronicled the 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'.

It lasted 14 seasons, from 1959 until 1973 a...

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10 knockout facts about Chuck Norris
Posted on Tuesday 4th September 2018
Chuck Norris is Walker Texas Ranger

He's a man's man, the martial arts legend who went from veteran to movie megastar to entrepreneur.

Chuck Norris has achieved so much in his life but did you know these fascinating facts about the ultimate action hero?

10: His full name is Carlos Ray Norris.

9: He has invented his own Korean hybrid martial art style, Chun Kuk Do, known to his friends as the Chuck Norris System.

8: During his career as a fighter, Chuck was world middleweight karate champion for six years running.

7: Chuck has his own style, in fact he had his own jeans range named "Action Jeans".

6: He was a Pallbearer as Bruce Lee’s fun...

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10 Diagnosis Murder facts die hard fans might not know
Posted on Friday 27th July 2018
Diagnosis Murder Dr Sloan with Dora

It’s the series with the smartest medic around, Diagnosis Murder is the global hospital drama which stars the legendary Dick Van Dyke. Here we go under the knife and reveal 10 of the interesting and obscure facts about this addictive series.

10: Over three decades before Diagnosis Murder there was a CBS series about a crime solving pathologist called Diagnosis: Unknown.

9: Dr Sloan is a silent partner in BBQ Bob’s Restaurant.

8: There were five TV-movies made after the series finished.

7: We all know that Dick’s son Barry appeared in a number of episodes but there were also appearances from other members of their family; S...

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When 60 minutes of Chuck Norris isn't enough!
Posted on Sunday 15th July 2018

Walker Texas Ranger Trial By Fire Image 1Action superstar Chuck Norris is back as the Texas lawman with fists of steel in this hard-hitting crime movie that delivers bone-crunching combat and cutting-edge sleuthing.

When a top-secret microchip goes missing and a series of brutal murders ensue, Walker and his Rangers face off against a conspiracy involving the North Korean syndicate and a traitorous defense contractor. Meanwhile, after a fellow ranger is implicated in a double homicide, forensics expert Kay Austin (Janine Turner) desperately races against time to uncover evidence that could acquit him.

Packed with spectacular...

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Take to the skies and the courtroom! JAG Season 9 on CBS Action
Posted on Sunday 15th July 2018

JAG Season 9 Image 1Combining all the visceral excitement of military conflict and all the suspense of a criminal investigation in one action-packed hour of dramatic television, the award-winning JAG is back on CBS Action this summer!

Set amidst the larger-than-life world of fighter planes, nuclear submarines and mammoth aircraft carriers, “JAG” chronicles the career of Commander Harmon “Harm” Rabb, Jr. (David James Elliott), resourceful Navy lawyer and officer in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps, who plays the diverse roles of investigator, prosecutor and defense attorney. Harm’s partner and fellow JAG officer Lt. Colonel Sarah “Mac” Mackenzie (C...

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Chuck Norris on CBS Action, you need no more information!
Posted on Sunday 15th July 2018

Walker Texas Ranger Season 5 ImageTexas Ranger Cordell Walker (the legendary Chuck Norris), one of the last old-fashioned heroes in the West, is a protective friend but a relentless foe who will stop at nothing to bring a criminal to justice.

In this action-packed fifth season, Walker’s ex-con friend goes undercover as “The Iceman” to stop a gang of high profile criminals; Walker becomes the guardian of a 7-year old boy who has contracted AIDS from his drug-addicted mother; a young genius with telekenetic powers seeks Walker’s help; and Walker must find an orphaned brother and sister who witnessed a murder before the killers do.

Walker, Texas Ranger season 5 15th August at 8p...

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