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20 Years of Freeview

What were you doing 20 years ago? The Euro was just about to be introduced. Japan and South Korea were preparing to host an iconic World Cup. And us Brits were bracing ourselves for having the way we watch TV changed forever. Freeview was finally born.

Julian
4 Jan • 7 min read

Alternative World Cup viewing on Freeview

Despite the World Cup coverage still dominating the BBC and ITV for the next week or so, there are a host of new series to get stuck into, as well as a few classics to keep you occupied as we enter the festive period. These are a few of our favourites:

Julian
12 Dec • 8 min read

Comedy gold on Freeview

From classics such as Only Fools and Horses, to modern day hits like Am I Being Unreasonable? - it’s safe to say there’s something for everyone when it comes to finding a good laugh on your Manhattan TV boxes.

Alex
23 Nov • 7 min read

How to watch the World Cup in 4K

We’re just 18 days away from this year’s FIFA Men’s World Cup and it’s safe to say excitement is building for the biggest tournament in international football. And the good news is all 64 matches are live in 4K via iPlayer and the ITV Hub.

Steven
2 Nov • 10 min read

Binge watching TV: To binge or not to binge

In some ways, we’re defined by our binge watching habits. So, we wanted to get to the heart of what makes the nation tick when they’re sitting watching television and our research showed some interesting results…

Alex • What to watch
21 Oct • 8 min read

TV’s Generation Gap: the future of British TV

Young people are now watching seven times less television than people aged 65 and over. Surprised? No, we weren’t exactly either. But what does this mean for the future of telly in this country?

Alex
31 Aug • 6 min read