By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2018 - 11:58 am | No Comments
Virgin Media has announced plans to launch the UK's first dedicated 4K channel, Virgin TV Ultra HD. Ahead of the launch, Virgin Media has agreed a wide-ranging deal with Sony Pictures Television for a number of U.S. scripted series from their distribution catalogue. They have picked up first run rights to Shut Eye and The Art Of More, neither of which has previously aired in the UK; and linear/repeat rights to House Of Cards, Masters Of Sex and StartUp. Notably, Masters Of Sex was dropped by Channel 4 in 2016 and its final two seasons never aired in the UK.
By Patrick Munn | August 8, 2018 - 2:57 pm | No Comments
The sixth and final season of House Of Cards will receive its UK premiere on Netflix UK on Friday November 2nd, it has been announced. House of Cards initially followed ruthless politician Francis Underwood, as he ascends from the position of House Majority Whip to President of the United States. The sixth and final seasons follows former UN Ambassador, First Lady and Vice-President of the United States Claire Underwood as she assumes the presidency.
By Patrick Munn | January 20, 2017 - 5:20 pm | 1 Comment
In what is a nice piece of PR/marketing, Netflix dropped a clip announcing the premiere date (May 30th) for the fifth season of presidential drama House Of Cards in the midst of the inauguration ceremony for Donald Trump.
By Patrick Munn | July 1, 2015 - 8:32 am | No Comments
Netflix is adding to the cast of House Of Cards. Party Of Five and Welcome To Sweden alum Neve Campbell has joined the cast of the streaming giant's White House drama for its 13 episode fourth season, TVWise has confirmed. Exact character details are being kept firmly under wraps with no one prepared to give so much as a hint about Campbell's role.
By Patrick Munn | April 2, 2015 - 10:54 pm | 1 Comment
Netflix is extending Frank Underwood's term in the Oval Office with a fourth season pick-up for their breakout drama House Of Cards. 13 episodes have been ordered for the show's fourth season, which is set to air globally on the streaming service in 2016.