What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for November 2020

Toon Army

Well-known Member
Thanks Andy - Tin Star S3 is the definite highlight for me. Trackers a maybe.
 

Fake Shempz

Active Member
Isn't The Outsider just a repeat - pretty certain it was on Sky Atlantic earlier this year - so not exactly 'new'?
 

Slinkywizard

Well-known Member
Is it 'half-decent picture quality'? Oh... no it isn't. That's me out then. :rotfl:
 

LotusElan

Distinguished Member
I'm assuming it'll be the theatrical cut of Doctor Sleep? Still want to watch it, though, as I finished the book recently.

And are they releasing all episodes of Tin Star S3 straight away?

Questions, questions... :)
 

Toon Army

Well-known Member
If not, we will wait for the UHD downloads and then binge watch. Can't wait for weekly episodes these days.
 

StefanBFC

Well-known Member
Is it 'half-decent picture quality'? Oh... no it isn't. That's me out then. :rotfl:
I never quiet understand this, granted it ain't the best, but I have Netflix, Amazon, Sky, Disney+, 4k UHD Player, I can tell you now, some of the sky broadcasts in UHD are the best I've seen.
 

Slinkywizard

Well-known Member
I never quiet understand this, granted it ain't the best, but I have Netflix, Amazon, Sky, Disney+, 4k UHD Player, I can tell you now, some of the sky broadcasts in UHD are the best I've seen.
Sorry, not talking about Sky broadcasts, talking about NOW TV, where everything is 720p and in stereo. An absolute dinosaur of a service.
 

StefanBFC

Well-known Member
Sorry, not talking about Sky broadcasts, talking about NOW TV, where everything is 720p and in stereo. An absolute dinosaur of a service.
Ar fair do's sorry. I've never tried Now TV, I didn't even know that was the case, that is poor.
It just seems every Sky thread has the haters.

I'm a big sports fan, especially Boxing and the UHD image really is stunning.
 

crashcris

Well-known Member
Sorry, not talking about Sky broadcasts, talking about NOW TV, where everything is 720p and in stereo. An absolute dinosaur of a service.
I recently paid for their Boost package and I honestly don't believe there's that much of an improvement in the PQ. I did a comparison between a channel 4 programme being broadcast presently that for some reason is also on NowTV, "Adult Material" and the Chanel 4 broadcast knocks the spots off the so called "boosted" HD NowTV stream. I shan't be renewing the "boost".
 

Toon Army

Well-known Member
I never quiet understand this, granted it ain't the best, but I have Netflix, Amazon, Sky, Disney+, 4k UHD Player, I can tell you now, some of the sky broadcasts in UHD are the best I've seen.
HDR is even better which is where Sky needs to catch up.
 

StefanBFC

Well-known Member
HDR is even better which is where Sky needs to catch up.
Yeah Sky's HDR is very impressive, I'm sure in the next few months we will see more content roll out, well I hope so. Only so much of Lemars you can watch!
 

Hampy1972

Distinguished Member
The Outsider is amazing.
The Vow is an eye opener and recently in the media.
Trackers the weakest of the three. It's OK. Not brilliant.
The Good Lord Bird, I'm 4 episodes in. Ethan Hawke gets my vote for performance of the year so far. On par with Jared Harris in Chernobyl.... He is totally crazy as John Brown....

Enjoy.
 

DB9S

Active Member
Sorry, not talking about Sky broadcasts, talking about NOW TV, where everything is 720p and in stereo. An absolute dinosaur of a service.
Apparently the new Now TV box/dongle does 1080p 4K. Don't know about the audio.
Getting one may be tricky though....

Edited to add, that live TV is still limited to 720p though.
 
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Slinkywizard

Well-known Member
Sure. My ATV also ‘does 4K’ but NOW TV streams in 720p and there’s nothing it can do about that. Lol.

Reckon we’ll have 4K content on NOW TV just in time before our sun explodes.
 

crashcris

Well-known Member
Apparently the new Now TV box/dongle does 1080p 4K. Don't know about the audio.
Getting one may be tricky though....

Edited to add, that live TV is still limited to 720p though.
It's a box capable of 4k, which means that the BBC iPlayer UHD programmes (of which there are 4 series available now) and all the Netflix 4k programmes are all playable on this box. The max output from NOWtv is 1080 if you pay for the boost package @£3/month extra.
 

Andy Bassett

Standard Member
Staff member
Article updated 09-Nov-2020:

1/ Trickster (Syfy) confirmed 23rd Nov
2/ Tin Star: Liverpool confirmed 10th Dec
3/ The Outsider: No confirmation it will reappear as a Boxset as yet.
 

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