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Waterloo Road Opens Its Doors For Season 7 In May

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Thursday 30th Apr 2015

Series seven of British television drama series Waterloo Road continues to follow the lives of the faculty and pupils of a failing inner-city comprehensive school. This series of Waterloo Road gets off a rocky start, as returning head teacher Karen Fisher (Amanda Burton) has to contend with the new site manager, Rob Scotcher (Robson Green). Elsewhere, new girl Evie Prior (Dominique Jackson) shows up at the school but something about her story doesn't quite add up. She is soon upsetting the rest of her classmates, causing problems for Karen with the school ending up being forced to deal with the fallout when the truth about Evie is revealed. Season 7 of Waterloo Road starts May 13th at 9pm.

Judging Amy Coming To CBS Drama April 27th

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 19th Apr 2015

If its family drama you're after make sure you tune into CBS Drama from April 27th where you'll meet three generations of one family in the hit US series Judging Amy.

Amy Gray (Amy Brenneman) is a Harvard-educated New York corporate lawyer who, after separating from her husband, finds herself back in her childhood home in Hartford, Connecticut, living with her nagging mom and daughter while working as a judge for Hartford's family court.

Acting on instinct more than protocol, Judge Amy tries to mete out justice while struggling with her new status as a single mother. Amy will be more challenged than she ever dreamed. Amy’s first case involves a child abandoned by a drug-addicted mother. Amy quickly fin... read more

Matlock: Season 6 From March 24th On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 2nd Mar 2015

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

The long-running show finally ended in 1995 when Andy Griffith who played the lead role, decided that at the age of 69 he wanted to take a break from acting to spend more time with his family.

Season Six sees Matlock go back to his hometown for a family reunion but things turn sticky when a good friend of his nephew's son dies and his rival is charged with murder. Not only that but the whole town seems to ha... read more

Brand New To CBS Drama - Hack

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 25th Jan 2015

Hack - Season 1
Weekdays at 10.05pm February 10th

In this network premiere, Mike Olshanky (David Morse) is your average Philadelphia cab driver ferrying passengers around town in order to make ends meet. At least, that’s what he’d like you to believe. Behind the perfectly acceptable guise is the story of a former cop charged with corruption and stripped of his badge, his family and his pride.

In season 1 Mike finds himself in all kind of difficult situations. After reluctantly picking up Chuck, a frantic naked fare, Olshansky agrees to help him track down the hooker who stole his wallet, clothes and most importantly his wedding ring but the hooker's pimp has already gotten the ring from her.

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Award Winning Movie Boyhood Coming to DVD And Blu-ray

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Wednesday 14th Jan 2015

From Director Richard Linklater (Before Sunrise), comes a unique, award-winning portrait of a young boy’s life and what is being hailed as a ground-breaking cinematic masterpiece. Boyhood will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on 19th January by Universal Pictures (UK).

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Boyhood is a story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.

Starring Ethan Hawke (Before Midnight) and Patricia Arquette (Boardwalk Empire) as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, Boyhood charts the rocky terrain of childhoo... read more

Judge Judy Is Back For More This January On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 6th Jan 2015

Judge Judy - Season 11
Weekday Double Bills 8pm 11.20pm

With her outspoken style, hard-hitting decisiveness and engaging wit, Judge Judith Sheindlin single-handedly reinvented the courtroom genre and in the process has become a pop culture icon.

A former New York family court judge known for her ability to cut through a dispute and get to the core of the emotional issue at hand, Judge Judy acts as a true moral compass for people seeking guidance, resolution and common sense in their lives. Judge Judy’s goal is to make a lasting impression that will discourage repeat offenders and help heal families and victims of injustice.

T... read more

Gone Girl - Coming To Blu-ray And DVD Early Next Year

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Tuesday 16th Dec 2014

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment promise to take you to the edge of your seat when Gone Girl hits Blu-ray and DVD early next year.

Based on the New York Times Best Seller, Gone Girl delivers critically-acclaimed performances from Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and the entire all-star ensemble.

Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global best seller by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of ... read more

Gritty British Drama Clocking Off Returns This Week

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 17th Nov 2014

The BAFTA award winning series Clocking Off follows the tumultuous lives of the employees of Mackintosh Textiles factory in an unnamed northern town.

In one episode Stuart Leach (John Simm) returns after having been missing for over a year. But has he really lost his memory as he claims?

In another episode Yvonne (Sarah Lancashire) attempts to find a way out of her desperate situation by burning her house down and claiming the insurance money. However, owing to a tragic misunderstanding she is unaware that her children are asleep inside.

Each episode contains a plethora of British stars who bring weight and pathos to each role they play. Unmissable TV drama at its very best. Don't miss an episode.

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Real Life Drama - Missing Persons Unit This Saturday On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 5th Nov 2014

Missing Persons Unit (Saturday at 3pm) is an observational documentary series that explores the world of the New South Wales Police MPU and the families of missing people.

Filmed at police stations, forensics labs and on location with search and rescue, the program follows MPU operatives as they investigate cases and piece together the jigsaw that might lead to closure for a grief-stricken family.

Unmissable and unpredictable, Missing Persons Unit is true life drama at its most emotional.

Christmas Comes Early To CBS Drama This November

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 4th Nov 2014

The weather outside is frightful but CBS Drama has something delightful for you to look forward to in the run up to Christmas 2014.

From November 23rd we're bringing the spirit of the season to your home with triple-bills of some of the most heart-warming movies ever made including Comfort And Joy, A Very Married Christmas (pictured) and Papa's Angels.

So hang your stockings, grab a cup of cheer and allow CBS Drama ease you into the Christmas mood.

November 23rd
Once Upon A Christmas
Santa's good-hearted daughter Kristen tries to... read more

Waterloo Road Series 7 This November On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 27th Oct 2014

Waterloo Road - Series 7
Weeknights at 9pm from 11th November

Series seven of British television drama series Waterloo Road follows the lives of the faculty and pupils of a failing inner-city comprehensive school.

This series of Waterloo Road gets off to a rocky start, as returning head teacher Karen Fisher has to contend with the new site manager, Rob Scotcher. Elsewhere, new girl Evie Prior shows up at the school but something about her story doesn't quite add up. She is soon upsetting the rest of her classmates and causing problems for Karen, with the school eventually being forced to deal with the fallout when the truth about ... read more

Brand New Interview With Author And Journalist Jane Thynne

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Interviews, Thursday 23rd Oct 2014

Jane Thynne is one of the UK’s most celebrated and respected journalists who has worked for the Sunday Times, the Independent and the BBC. She’s also an incredibly talented author and her latest title, The Winter Garden is so good we’ve made it the CBS Drama Book of the Month so we decided to chat to this talented writer about this and her career as a journalist. To try and win a signed copy of The Winter Garden click here.

CBSD: You already have a career in journalism, what made you turn your hand to writing fiction?

JT: I’ve... read more

 

 

 

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