Published on October 18th, 2013


Best iOS apps for TV & Film

With the awful weather we have experiencing at the moment, there is nothing better than curling up on the sofa and watching a great film or catching up on some TV. Apple offers some of the best TV and film apps that give you unlimited access to your favourite films and tv programmes at the touch of a button. Take a look:

Watch TV Free with Live Catchup

TVCatchup app allows users to watch free live TV straight to your device. With access to over 50 channels, the streaming has been adapted to be compatible with cellular networks as well as WiFi. The app gives you access to what’s on now and next and enables users to watch UK TV on demand and on the go. You can also stream your favourite programmes straight to your Apple TV with Airplay access. With access to a range of channels, all for free, you will never miss out on your favourite programme again!

Sky Go

Sky Go is essentially Sky on demand. If you are a Sky customer, you can access Sky TV straight to your device. A minimum continuous bandwidth of 2MB per second to access high quality streams is recommended for Sky Go, however you can access live Sky streaming for free from any plane any time! Choose from over 500 Movies, hundreds of entertainment shows from some of our most popular channels and now On Demand kids shows from Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network to watch instantly.

IMDB Movie & TV

The IMDb app is the biggest Movie and TV database going with Trailers, Movie times, Celebrity info and every detail about every movie and TV show details including details of who’s in it, who made it, the plot, user ratings, trailers, photos, reviews, quotes, goofs, trivia and much much more! With information on over 2 Million movies and counting and detail on over 4 Million celebrities, actors, actresses, directors and crew. You can also look up showtimes near you, TV guide listings, TV catch ups, Up coming movies, Latest entertainment news, DVD releases and loads more!


Zeebox is the all-in-one TV companion. A TV guide with a difference, Zeebox allows you to search by “buzz” (internet response), audience, celebrity following and more. This app allows you to sit back and enjoy your favourite shows, whilst still keeping connected with the rest of the world. Zeebox can also be used as a remote for your TV or Sky box.  Looking to enhance your TV experience? Look no further! From checking what’s on, to connecting with your friends via Twitter and Facebook, this app has all you can ask for.


Based from the world leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and films, Netflix had created a new application to allow you to do this on your mobile devices. This can be used for free when signed up to the Netflix service which is also available for PC . For those that are not already members, sign up for your free one month trial and access the archive immediately. This contains mostly all of the new TV episodes and series allowing you to catch up and keep up to date with all of your favourites. Netflix also has many classic, older movies for you to enjoy which brings back memories. All of these can be found using a search function, as well as the categories within the app.

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