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Meet The Investigator Weeknights At 9pm On CBS Reality This December

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

New to CBS Reality Freeview viewers, The Investigator takes an in-depth look into some of New Zealand’s most puzzling crimes in recent history, investigating if there was more to each crime than meets the eye.

Through interviews with investigators, witness recollections, forensic reports, crime-scene photographs, news archive footage and dramatic reconstructions, this edgy and in-depth series promises to delve into each crime with meticulous methodology, in the hope of shedding new light on the details of how each crime was committed.

Don't miss The Investigator weeknights at 9pm from December 2nd.

World's Wildest Police Videos This November On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 13th Oct 2014

World's Wildest Police Videos
Weeknights 11pm from 3rd November

World's Wildest Police Videos gives access to some of the most shocking and outrageous police footage ever seen before on television. From high-speed car chases that turn deadly, bank robberies that go wrong and international hostage holdups, the wildest police videos combine some of the most shocking police footage from around the world.

Retired Sheriff John Bunnell uses his epic vocals to host the series. From a freeway chase to a Laker fan riot, a robber with a butcher’s knife carving up a heap of trouble to a speed demon blazing a trail of mayhem, World's Wildest Police Videos is sure to keep you o... read more

Murder In Paradise Returns This October

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Saturday 27th Sep 2014

Murder in Paradise – Season 2
Tuesday 9pm from October 14th

Murder In Paradise is a docu-drama series detailing jaw-dropping stories of dream getaways torn apart by a horrific murder.

A gripping murder-mystery, this series twists and turns through shocking cases to reveal sensational real life plots, against the backdrop of the world’s most stunning vacation spots. Each episode tells the story of how an idyllic trip in paradise turned deadly, and takes viewers through the compelling investigation that followed.

Rapid Response - Season 5 and 6
Weekdays 3pm and 3.30pm from 14th October

Rapid Response follows the life-threatening and emotion... read more

New Hoarders This September On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 9th Sep 2014

Hoarders - Seasons 4, 5 & 6)
Saturday 4pm (Triple Bill) and Sunday 5pm (Double Bill) continuing into next month.

Hoarders follows the real-life struggles and treatment of people who suffer from compulsive hoarding. Taking a tour of their house, we witness just how bad their hording has become and how this affects their everyday life. Helping them clear up their emotional and physical baggage is a leading psychologist and a group of cleaning professionals as well as family, friends and relatives all striving to help our hoarders using a three day de-cluttering session. These clean-ups aim to teach the hoarder new ways of thinking and patterns of behaviour as well as making their homes liveable... read more

They're Back! - Dog And Beth On The Hunt This September

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 2nd Sep 2014

The world's most renowned bounty hunters, Dog and Beth Chapman, are taking their show back on the road in the new series of Dog And Beth: On The Hunt. Joining forces with their son Leland, Dog and Beth leave Hawaii to support and advise fellow bondsmen and bounty hunters across the country as they hunt down some of America's most dangerous criminals.

Travelling to cities from coast to coast, the Chapman's work with local bondsmen offices and offer their years of experience to every aspect of the business, from the process of writing bonds to the implementation of tactical tracking and hi-tech device training. With their trademark no-holds barred candour and strong belief in second chances, the Chapman... read more

I Survived On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 2nd Sep 2014

I Survived Tonight on CBS Reality @ 21:00 Genre: Series / Factual Series 1, Episode 37: 37 I Survived presents compelling, unbelievable stories of individuals who have survived dangerous situations, including natural disasters, animal attacks and technological failures.

How Would You Cope Raising Sextuplets? Find Out How Hard It Is This June On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 1st Jun 2014

Raising Sextuplets - Season 1
Sunday 5pm and 6pm continuing into July
Channel Premier.

Jenny and Bryan met online while Bryan was stationed in Kuwait with the Air Force. They were married a year later. After a three-year struggle to conceive, their wishes came true when they received the news that they were expecting six babies. This series follows them as they learn that being first-time parents to sextuplets is harder than they thought. Just washing the family dog, Luke, turns into a major ordeal when half a dozen 16-months-olds get in on the action.

Season 1 also sees Bryan realise that his 30-plus pounds of sympathy weight he gained while Jenny was pregnant will not go away, so ... read more

Plenty Of Real Life Drama To Choose From This May On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 5th May 2014

Heir Hunters - Series 1
Weekdays at 5pm

Heir Hunters focuses on attempts to find missing or unknown heirs, entitled to deceased people's estates before the British Treasury lawfully collects the money. The show follows the work of Probate researchers from a number of different firms to show how the results of time-consuming research turned out.

In each programme of the first two series, three unclaimed estates from Bona Vacantia are mentioned in the hope of information being given by a viewer which could help find an heir or heirs. One of these mentioned in the first series resulted in information that led to some heirs being found for an estate. Nadia Sawalha presented series 1 wit... read more

New Episodes Of Cheaters And Judge Judy This April On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 2nd Apr 2014

Cheaters - Season 14
Weeknights 11pm from 14th April

Hosted by Clark Gable III, Grandson of the Hollywood legend, each episode of Cheaters features wives, husbands and lovers confronting their respective partners who they suspect are cheating.

A team of private investigators help track down enough evidence including video footage to present to the complainant. Then its dramatic confrontation time, when the suspicious partner is taken to a place to catch their cheating partner in the act of infidelity or not.

The final part of each episode presents parting thoughts from the complainant, the suspect and their companion as they depart the scene of the confrontation. read more

Investigate Real Life Crime This March On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 23rd Feb 2014

CBS Reality investigates the dark underbelly of city life during March and uncovers chilling stories of murder and how these evil crimes were solved.

Sins and Secrets - Season 3
Weeknights 10pm from 10-21st March

Every city has its secret. Every city has a dark side. Sins and Secrets profiles a notorious crime — one whose unique details exposed the dark underbelly of the community where it took place. As the investigation beats of each episode unfold, the mystery, scandal, and tabloid allure generated both reveal and forever alters the city. Blood has been shed, and the town will never be the same.

Crimes investigated in Season 3 include; Dalia Dippolito - a Palm Beach, Florida woma... read more

Have A Dirty Valentine's Night With CBS Reality And Cheaters

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 20th Jan 2014

Well it wouldn’t be reality if we gave you a soppy romance, so instead we have back to back episodes of Cheaters.

Hosted by Clark Gable III, Grandson of the Hollywood legend, each episode features wives, husbands and lovers confronting their respective partners who they suspect are cheating.

A team of private investigators help track down enough evidence including video footage to present to the complainant. Then its dramatic confrontation time, when the suspicious partner is taken to a place to catch their cheating partner in the act of infidelity or not.

The final part of each episode presents parting thoughts from the complainant, the suspect and their companion as they depart the scene of the... read more

Brand New Freesat App Has Launched

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, News, Friday 17th Jan 2014

Freesat ImageThe new Freesat App has launched and is available for download from the App Store so you’ll never miss another episode of your favourite CBS Drama soap or CBS Action movie or CBS Reality expose or Horror Channel must-see-shocker!

The App is a free TV guide for anyone watching TV for free.

It allows users to plan ahead and get great recommendations of what to watch on TV and On Demand with Showcase.

If users have a Freetime box they can remote record, launch On Demand on their tel... read more

Clark Gable Presents The New Series Of Cheaters This January On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Thursday 2nd Jan 2014

48 Hours - Series 25
Weeknights 9pm from 2nd January

48 Hours is televisions’ most popular true-crime series, investigating shocking cases and compelling real-life dramas with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style. Each week, the programme spearheads in-depth investigations into emotionally compelling stories. For 25 series, 48 Hours has been a leader in original reporting and impact journalism that has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, caused cold cases to be reopened and solved, and changed lives along the way.

Cheaters - Series 13
Weeknights 11pm from 6th January

Clark Gable is the new host of read more

To Miss CBS Reality In December Would Be A Crime!

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Thursday 28th Nov 2013

December is a time for giving but witness what happens to those who just like taking as CBS Reality presents Christmas from a very different perspective.

We’re also spending an entire night with catching criminals on the job. Here’s a quick look at these unmissable shows.

Christmas in Jail - 25th December 9pm-3am
Forget sitting down to a soppy feel good movies and a box of chocolate this Christmas Day and get a dose of other’s people reality with back to back episodes of Las Vegas Jailhouse. Viewers are given a rare insight inside the Las Vegas' Clark County Detention Center where the LVPD handle the detention and booking process of various criminals arrested in Los Vegas. For one couple it’s ... read more

Cops - Season 24 News

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Thursday 31st Oct 2013

Season 24 of the hugely successful documentary series Cops gets off to a bang on November 4th as two plain clothes officers are held at gunpoint in Las Vegas.

As the series progress we meet our usual pimps, pushers and trannies - but also discover hubby hitmen hired by disgruntled wives, homeless people making camp in disabled parking bays and a couple having sex on a neighbour's lawn.

One major theme throughout the show is drugs. The amount of time and effort assigned to picking up pot and crack heads truly makes you marvel at the men and women who put on a badge to serve and protect their community every day.

Don’t miss quadruple bills of Cops including Season 24 during Nove... read more

Donal MacIntyre: Murder in Paradise - June 30th On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 24th Jun 2013

Donal MacIntyre: Murder in Paradise June 30th on CBS Reality will re-examine the murder of Michaela McAreavey whilst on honeymoon in Mauritius last year, an event which continues to make headlines across the world, in the UK and back at home in Northern Ireland where the couple lived.

Michaela McAreavey was a well-known figure in Northern Ireland. The 27 year old teacher was the daughter of the all-conquering Gaelic Football manager, Mickey Harte. The game is hugely popular in Ireland and her father’s team success meant she was in the public eye from an early age. Her profile continued to grow and she became the nation’s sweetheart when she went on to win the Rose of Tralee. A strict Cathol... read more

Cold Blood Series 4 On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 10th Jun 2013

A murder has been committed, and as the evidence piles up, so does the confusion. Combining the tension of a mystery with the visceral experience of true crime drama, Cold Blood returns to the scene to present competing versions of what may have happened.

Each episode of Cold Blood begins with one murder victim, multiple suspects, and the detectives who are trying to solve the case. Featuring news footage, interviews, and gripping reenactments, Cold Blood portrays the case from different perspectives as new evidence comes to light. Reinventing the murder mystery documentary, Cold Blood is packed with suspenseful twists and turns that will ha... read more

Hoarders - Season 2 In June

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 20th May 2013

Starting on June 10th you can catch the unmissable second season of Hoarders. Each 60-minute episode is a fascinating look inside the lives of two different people whose inability to part with their belongings is so out of control that they are on the verge of a personal crisis.

Whether they're facing eviction, the loss of their children, jail time, or divorce, they are all desperately in need of help. In a fly-on-the-wall style, we'll capture the drama as experts work to put each on the road to recovery. But cleaning is just the first challenging step, similar to taking drugs away from an addict.

The healing won't be easy. For some, throwing away even the tiniest thing like a sponge, a button, an empty box can be so painful that t... read more

Cops On CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 13th May 2013

Cops is a groundbreaking reality series that features real cops on patrol and the real criminals they contend with every day, has received four Emmy Award nominations and has been endorsed by the National Association of Chiefs of Police and the American Federation of Police.

The series originally premiered in March of 1989. Since then it has followed dozens of domestic law enforcement agencies in over 150 different cities; from Alaska to Florida as well as Hong Kong, London, and Central and South America. It was the first American television program given permission to film the Moscow and Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) police departments in the former Soviet Union.

Don’t miss any of the drama and go on patrol w... read more

New On Air Look For CBS Reality

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 9th Apr 2013

CBS Chello Zone Channels UK are launching a new on air look for all channels in its entertainment portfolio - CBS Reality, CBS Drama, CBS Action and the Horror Channel - featuring sleek cutting edge idents that reinforce the distinctive identity of each channel.

Chris Sharp, Chief Programming Officer for CBS Chello Zone Channels Partnership said: "We are enhancing the on air look with a series of new channel identities. By introducing more 3D elements, colour gradients and combining them with CGI and live action... read more

Hostage: Do Or Die - Coming To CBS Reality April13th

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 7th Apr 2013

The compelling and pulse-pumping series Hostage: Do Or Die comes to CBS Reality on April 13th.

The first episode, entitled 15 Days In Hell, covers the longest prison hostage standoff in U.S. history. This is the chilling story of how Corrections Officer and single mother Lois Fraley survived 15 days after being taken hostage by two inmates in an Arizona prison.

The nightmarish tale of how she endures physical, psychological and emotional abuse and lives to tell about it, thanks to the work of 30 negotiators who refused to give up makes fascinating viewing and is a testament of human spirit and endurance.

Key members of the negotiating team including Bob Ragsdale and Jan Dubina of Phoenix PD des... read more

Coming To CBS Reality In March - Bait Car

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 3rd Mar 2013

Ever wondered how car criminals in the US steal motor vehicles? Well we've got the answer for you in the brand new series Bait Car.

This high octane show takes us inside stolen cars where outlaws burn rubber in a real-life game of Grand Theft Auto!

In Oakland, high-tech "bait cars" are rigged with hidden cameras and sophisticated satellite trackers. The specially equipped car records every nervous glance, ecstatic laugh and bone-headed conversation from the unlucky opportunists inside. We get to experience first hand the inner workings of the criminal mind.

We'll be there for all the action - from the moment the car is stolen to the inevitable bust.

Bait Car starts March 9th on read more

Seven Deadly Sins branded Irrelevant in 2012

By CBS Reality
Posted in Features, Monday 24th Sep 2012

New research released today reveals that 74% of Brits consider the Seven Cardinal Sins to be outdated and redundant, instead citing racism, domestic violence, terrorism, bullying, tax evasion, bigotry and even binge drinking as the ultimate wrong-doings in today's society. The research, polling 2,000 Brits, was commissioned by CBS Reality to launch the real life series, Sins & Secrets, premiering exclusively on CBS Reality on Monday 17th September at 10pm.

Furthermore, it was revealed that 67% believe the term 'sin' is ineffective in defining the true meaning of the Seven Deadly Sins which date back to early 14th Century and include; lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.

Of the seven original deadly sins, a staggering 86% of the... read more

24 Hours To Kill - Coming To CBS Reality May 14th

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 8th May 2012

The compelling series 24 Hours To Kill comes to CBS Reality May 14th at 9pm.

This acclaimed series, presented by Dyanne Connor follows the final hours of Irish murder victims and tries to explain the sequence of events which resulted in their deaths. Using evidence and investigators' first-hand accounts, these murders are reconstructed to show how the assailants prepared to kill and their motives.

Ireland's murder rate is amongst the highest in Europe, with an average of one person a week being killed. Six of these brutal crimes are shared in this series, which includes some of the greatest infamous murder trials in history.

Many of those who died at the hands of Ireland's most ... read more

Do you know Jerry?

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Friday 3rd Sep 2010

He has been a musician, a Mayor and a game show host but Jerry Springer is mostly famous for his outrageous talk show and it's arrived on CBS Reality.

Here we expose 10 fascinating facts about everyone's favourite ringmaster. Je-rry! Je-rry! Je-rry!

1. His full name is Gerald Norman Springer and was born in Highgate, London in 1944.

2. Springer became the Mayor of Cincinnati in 1977 for a term. He was the 56th for anyone counting.

3. The Jerry Springer Show began September 30th 1991, the format was pedestrian and nothing like the show it is today.

4. It changed format in 1994 and became a ratings winner. This new style show gained large audience figures covering such controversial topics as fetishes, adultery and err, people who loved their pets a bit too much!

5. He is sometim... read more

It's time to Get real with Dr. Phil

By CBS Reality
Posted in Features, Friday 3rd Sep 2010

CBS Reality brings the multi award-winning chat show, Dr. Phil, to UK viewers.

The renowned clinical psychologist, who found fame as a regular on The Oprah Winfrey Show and has had his own series since 2002, is on hand to help viewers create more positive lives. Never afraid of difficult topics, Dr. Phil tackles hard hitting subjects from domestic violence and racism to weight loss, financial planning, errant children, unhappily married couples, rebellious teenagers, and much more.

Dr. Phil uses his 'get real' approach to help guests solve their problems by shedding their emotional baggage and providing them with the tools they need to move ahead in their lives. Emotional, funny, poignant and hard hitting all rolled into one fantastic series, Dr. Phil is anything but dull!

Tune in to Dr. Phil on CBS Reality (Sky 146 / Freesat ... read more




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