UK TV

JAMAICAN COMEDY DRAMA ‘ME & MI KRU’ COMING TO UK TV

Hit Jamaican comedy drama Me and Mi Kru will premier on British television on Saturday March 1 on ABN TV (Sky Channel 290) at 7.30pm. ‘Me and Mi Kru’ tells the tale of a single parent family, mother and son who live in the ghetto of Sea view Gardens, Kingston. The son a wannabe dancehall artist has a group called ‘Innocent Kru’, they are struggling and juggling to get on shows, promote themselves and move ahead in the Jamaican music industry against []

NEW SITCOM FROM BARBADOS ‘KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES’ COMING TO BRITISH TV SCREENS

After months of planning and preparation, the first Caribbean TV series for many years (and the the first ever series from Barbados) comes to the UK. As a first on British television, this production has an all-Caribbean cast, an all-Caribbean crew and was written, directed and produced by a Caribbean team. The whole family – mum, dad, grandma, granddad and children – will enjoy this wholesome series!  And many people will enjoy the opportunity to relax at home, switch on the television []

UK TV: JLS WALKERS CRISPS COMMERCIAL

Boyband JLS are on a roll right now! Check out their commercial for the latest Walkers Crisps campaign. Lets not forget that singer Alexandra Burke won the 2008 X-Factor final and JLS were runners up. What happened Alexandra???

UK TV: 13 YEAR OLD DIONNE BROMFIELD SINGS LIVE ON STRICTLY COME DANCING

13 year old Dionne Bromfield sang live last night on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ with her “godmother” Amy Winehouse singing backing vocals. Obviously Dionne’s connection to Amy has opened many doors for her ( hanging out in nightclubs with Amy, signed to a major label, appearing on Strictly etc), but the girl can sing. I was impressed.  However not sure what her ‘”godmother” Waste Woman Winehouse was doing. Was she even singing? All I could hear were the male backing vocalists… And Winehouse looked completely []

BRITISH ACTOR AML AMEEN LANDS FIRST HOLLYWOOD FILM ROLE

  British actor Aml Ameen has landed his first Hollywood role in the film Red Tails, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.   Produced by George Lucas (Star Wars), Directed by Anthony Hemingway (The Wire), the film stars David Oyelowo (Spooks, Last King of Scotland), Bryan Cranston (Malcom in the Middle), Ne-Yo, Method Man and Jazmine Sullivan.      Aml will be travelling to Prague to begin shooting []

UK MUSIC NEWS: X-FACTOR’S JLS SIGN RECORD DEAL

Well it was only going to be a matter time….. I pray that they brought in a lawyer to pick through the contract with a fine toothed comb before signing. Via BBC News X Factor runners-up JLS have signed a recording contract with Epic, it has been announced. The foursome came close to being the first group to win the show, but were beaten by Alexandra Burke. “JLS are the best boy band to emerge from a TV talent show,” Nick Raphael of Epic Records []