All 4 Exclusives: May Highlights
This month All 4 ushers in a raft of exciting new shows, captivating viewers with a mix of hilarious and fascinating content. All 4 goes on the run with Hunted USA - the gripping US spin-off of Channel 4’s hit real life thriller where teams of fugitives run from highly skilled investigators.
We dive back under the covers with In Bed With Jamie, this time Jamie Laing is joined by new celebrity guests including Big Brother star Megan McKenna, Made In Chelsea’s Binky and Spencer, along with reality stars Stephen Bear and Charlotte Crosby.
And don’t miss out on I Was There When, a new episode energetically tracing the evolution of house music; and lexicographer Susie Dent’s Guide To Swearing examining the history of coarse language.
All 4 also boasts new world drama releases from Walter Presents, Lanester and Reborn, two French crime thrillers that promise to leave All 4 viewers captivated by the tales of revenge, betrayal and murder.
Hunted USA (16th May)
From searching their targets’ homes and scouring internet and cell phone histories, to identifying behavioural patterns, Hunters in the field and Command Center investigators work together to identify clues to potential hiding places and collaborators that can ultimately lead to capture.
Will the anxiety of being fugitives on the run cause teams to make a critical error, or will they be able to stay off the grid long enough to avoid being found within 100,000 square miles of the southeastern United States? A grand prize of $250,000 will be awarded to each team that successfully evades being caught for up to 28 days.
The Internet Never Forgets – We kick off with nine teams running from highly skilled investigators, can they last 28 days without being captured?
Snitches Get Snitches - The Command Center investigators and Hunters in the field are challenged by the ingenuity of several fugitives.
Operation Cupid’s Revenge - The Hunters set up a fake online dating profile to lure two fugitives out of hiding.
Fight, Flight or Freeze – A variety of extreme conditions threaten fugitive teams’ ability to stay on the move.
A $250,000 Gamble - A pair of fugitives considers risking everything to set up a secret rendezvous with a loved one.
Poking the Bear – A pair of fugitives creates an online ruse to throw the hunters off their trail.
The Final Escape - The remaining fugitive teams plan their final escape and attempt to claim the $250,000 prize, with the hunters hot on their trails, on the first season finale of “hunted,”
In Bed With Jamie (Live)
With a carnival atmosphere and no question off-limits, Jamie Laing once again cheekily quizzes his mystery celebrity guests as they drop by for pillow talk and mischievous challenges, all from the comfort of his own bed.
Produced by Monkey Kingdom, the hilarious second season of In Bed With Jamie has already seen a sensational list of famous jump into bed with the star of Made in Chelsea, including singer Pixie Lott, reality star Joey Essex, comedian Russel Kane, Hollywood actor Scott Eastwood, First Dates maître d’ Fred, Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison, as well as Made in Chelsea favourites Mark Francis, JP and Francis Boulle.
With the release of two new episodes, Jamie flings the bed covers off once again to guarantee viewers the mischief, scandal and banter they’ve come to expect in this hilarious series. And viewers will be totally surprised when Jamie abandons the covers to try his hand at wrestling a bruiser from the WWE!
Episode 7 (15th May) – Jamie is joined in by celebrity guests including Spencer, Steve Jones and Megan McKenna.
Episode 8 (22nd May) – In this episode Jamie climbs into the ring with a wrestler from WWE, meets with reality stars Binky & JP, Stephen Bear & Charlotte Crosby.
I Was There When (Live)
Shining a light on Grammy-award winner Frankie Knuckles and interviewing legendary music moguls such as Nicky Sciano, Nile Rodgers, Lori Branch, Craig Loftis, Jesse Saunders and Marshall Jefferson, I Was There When shows how the modern beat evolved from the funk-powered disco dance floors and flaunts the genre’s ability to entrance its fanatical fan following.
Susie Dent’s Guide to Swearing (Live)
Swear words can help you exclaim, punctuate, intimidate, aggravate, and amuse – not bad when you consider most of them are only 4 letters long...
The origins of swear words date back hundreds of years and this series celebrates the rich history and bizarre but true stories behind the swear words we thought we knew so well, as well as providing a handy 'how-to' guide for substituting lesser known swear words to keep our swearing habits fresh and updated.
Walter Presents…Reborn (Live)
Alexis Marceau is a crook working on the Northern Port dockyards in Le Havre. Alexis and his best friend Victor Fontanel run a small shipping container business controlling the traffic of illicit goods that pass through the commercial port. But when Victor discovers Alexis has been keeping some of the profits for himself, he exacts his revenge and leaves him for dead on the side of the road.
6 years later, Alexis, after significant reconstructive surgery and having denounced his former friends in exchange for immunity and a new identity, he rekindles the affection he had for his old life - the camaraderie, the easy money, the adrenaline, but this time more reckless and more violent than ever before.
Midway through the investigation, Lanester suddenly loses his sight, but when a medical check-up fails to reveal any physiological cause, Lanester suspects his unexplained blindness is somehow linked to the murderer. Delving deep within himself to try and
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