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Eye on Demand | April 25, 2017

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Amazon Prime Instant Video (US) Review

May 11, 2016 |

Amazon Prime Instant Video is America’s second largest on-demand video subscription service and the chief pain in Netflix’s proverbial side. Sometimes good competition works in the favour of the consumer and this has given Amazon Prime some killer features that walk all over Netflix. But is it really as good as it sounds? Read More

ITV Hub Review

March 16, 2016 |

Traditionally the UK’s second broadcaster, ITV was Britain’s first commercial television network after launch in 1955. More than half a century later, ITV offer in addition to their terrestrial broadcasts an on-demand service which includes 30 days of free catch-up, an experimental rental library for their back-catalogue and live Internet simulcasts. Read More

Now TV Box (2nd Gen) Review

February 18, 2016 |

If I told you that you could have a fully responsive, HD set-top box that will stream free UK catch-up content such as the BBC’s iPayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5 for only £15 and no monthly fees, would you believe me? Granted, there are a few catches but underneath it all is possibly the best deal in IPTV. If you want a sofa-friendly way to watch UK content on your television, but don’t want to spend a lot of money – then this could very well be the box for you! Read More

All 4 (4oD) Review

January 12, 2016 |

Although Channel 4 is historically considered the third terrestrial television network in the UK after the BBC and ITV, it would come in many people’s minds a close second after the national public broadcaster. Channel 4, due to its public service remit, constantly delivers a broad range of cultural, artistic and entertaining programmes that often defy its commercial financing. Read More

BBC iPlayer Review

December 16, 2015 |

Writing a review about the BBC’s on-demand service is no easy task. After all, this is the world’s largest and oldest television broadcasting company and one of the great media innovators. The BBC’s iPlayer is quite simply the on-demand benchmark for traditional broadcasting networks, both public and private. Even if you have never used it before, once you start, it will be very difficult to part with it. Give it a whirl as it could change the way you watch television forever. Read More

Four Corners: What’s On-Demand In The Catch-Up World This Week: 23.11.2015

November 23, 2015 |

This week Netflix’s new superhero series begins with a twist over the usual caped crusaders, along with a highly anticipated new season of The Bridge from Scandinavia, a new crime drama from the BBC and another Chicago Fire spinoff. Check out our recommendations in this week’s Four Corners.
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Four Corners: What’s On-Demand In The Catch-Up World This Week: 16.11.2015

November 16, 2015 |

It may be a week dominated somewhat by new sitcoms and comedy shows, but there’s still plenty of fresh dramas and thrillers to found, with our personal favourite being Amazon’s new dystopian thriller; the Man in the High Castle. Check out this week’s Four Corners for the best of new on-demand TV from around the world.
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Four Corners: What’s On-Demand In The Catch-Up World This Week: 09.11.2015

November 9, 2015 |

This week on Four Corners, it looks as though Netflix is once again demonstrating innovation with a new original series, while CBS and HBO continue with new seasons copying British shows.
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Four Corners: What’s On-Demand In The Catch-Up World This Week: 02.11.2015

November 2, 2015 |

Another great week for television from around the world, with my current favourite comedy Dreamland (Utopia to Australians) landing their second season on Netflix, along with a pile more shows from Supergirl to Ash vs Evil Dead! Check ’em out on this week’s Four Corners…
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Four Corners: What’s On-Demand In The Catch-Up World This Week: 26.10.2015

October 26, 2015 |

Now that the fall season over in the US has passed its peak, the world of television returns to a normal pace. This week, amongst others we look at Stan’s foray into original productions along with the last ever QI … Continue reading

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