Summer sizzles on LEGEND this June with a season of hot premieres

Rules of Engagement-1Nordic warriors, arch assassins, menacing mercenaries and avenging heroes invade the June schedule on LEGEND, with Channel premieres for William Friedkin's star-studded military legal drama RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce and Ben Kingsley, Viking Apocalypse fantasy HAMMER OF THE GODS, and muscle-men Dolph Lundgren and Jean-Claude Van Damme get to one-up...

Posted on 21st May 2024
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Crime and sci-fi adventures headline May 2024 premieres on LEGEND

THE TWILIGHT ZONE SEASON 2Crime dramas, action thrillers and sci-fi adventures headline the May line-up on LEGEND, with UK TV premieres for prison drama A VIOLENT MAN, starring an outstanding Craig Fairbrass and UNCHAINED, a riveting crime thriller starring Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas and John Malkovich. Channel premieres include two Dominic Cooper thrillers, STRATTON and THE ESCAPIST, which also stars Brian...

Posted on 25th April 2024
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LEGEND steals the limelight with Crime Wave Season

Crime Wave Season - MEDIUMFrom Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th of April, at 9pm, LEGEND presents a CRIME WAVE SEASON, where cops and criminals collide in a collection of robberies, heists and getaways movies, highlighted by the Channel premieres of Steven Seagal's crime-busting HALF PAST DEAD, and heist action thriller ARMORED, starring Matt Dillon and Laurence Fishburne. Then we have a double dastardly dose of Br...

Posted on 12th April 2024
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Thrills, kills and The Blob as LEGEND serves up April premieres

April highlights - social media imageLEGEND springs into action this April with eleven Channel premieres, including the UK TV premieres of two action thrillers starring the legendary Bruce Willis - AMERICAN SIEGE and HARD KILL. There are also Channel premieres for sci-fi cult classic DEATH RACE 2000, Italian spaghetti Western A REASON TO LIVE, A, REASON TO DIE, starring Telly Savalas and James Coburn,...

Posted on 29th March 2024
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LEGEND celebrates 'The Duke' with a John Wayne weekend

John Wayne Weekend-1 Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of March sees LEGEND celebrate the cinematic career of one of Hollywood's screen legends with JOHN WAYNE WEEKEND, a collection of films starring 'The Duke'. This is highlighted by the Channel premiere of classic comedy western MCLINTOCK!. Also featured are Henry Hathaway's deeply affecting drama THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS, Cecil B. DeMille's historical spectacle REAP T...

Posted on 21st March 2024
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LEGEND swings into action with ten premieres for March

LEGEND swings into action with ten Channel premieres, including U-TURN, Oliver Stone's superior neo-noir thriller, starring Sean Penn and Jennifer Lopez, JAGGED EDGE, Richard Marquand's tense hit drama, starring Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges and DRIVE HARD, a fast-paced Aussie buddy movie starring John Cusack and Thomas Jane. Thomas Jane also turns up in riveting crime thriller BULLETPROOF and there's ha...

Posted on 28th February 2024
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LEGEND prepares for battle with War Stories Season

From Monday February 19th - Saturday February 24th, at 9pm, LEGEND goes into battle with WAR STORIES, a season of warfare action and drama, spearheaded by the Channel premieres of Enzo G. Castellari's terrific WW2 exploitation actioner THE INGLORIOUS BASTARDS (which inspired Tarantino's 2009 movie) and the Battle of the Bulge thriller COMPANY OF HEROES, starring Tom Sizemore and Vinnie Jones. Other titles de...

Posted on 29th January 2024
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LEGEND announces ten channel premieres for January

Killerman-1The new year on LEGEND kicks off in action-packed style with ten Channel premieres including Hal Ashby's electrifying murder thriller 8 MILLION WAYS TO DIE, starring Jeff Bridges and Rosanna Arquette, the mystery serial-killer thriller STRIKING DISTANCE, starring Bruce Willis, hard-hitting historical epic ROBERT THE BRUCE, brutal crime drama KILLERMAN, and Rutger Hauer stars as a blind, sword-swinging Vietna...

Posted on 19th December 2023
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LEGEND unwraps a seasonal tsunami of action and suspense this December

Strap yourself in for a seasonal tsunami of action and suspense this December as LEGEND unwraps a six-pack of Channel premieres including ESCAPE PLAN 2, the second instalment of the electrifying franchise, with Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista once again starring. There's also a first showing for MAN DOWN, with Shia LaBeouf and Gary Oldman headlining this gripping, post-apocalyptic thriller. Other channel premieres incl...

Posted on 23rd November 2023
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LEGEND reveals twelve turbo-charged premieres for November, including an All-Out Action Season

Legend-social-November Get ready to kick, punch and shoot your way through a star-studded season of explosive action premieres on LEGEND this November, including the UK TV premieres of James Cullen Bressack's tense, against-the-clock thriller HOT SEAT, starring Kevin Dillon and Mel Gibson, and his dazzling action cyber-thriller FORTRESS, starring Bruce Willis. From Monday 13th - Saturday 20th November there's an ...

Posted on 24th October 2023
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LEGEND has 11 premieres for you this October!

Watch out for plenty of star-studied thrills and spills on LEGEND, as the UK's most entertaining channel for action, suspense and Sci-Fi presents eleven premieres for October, including the UK TV premiere of ANTI-LIFE, an edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller with an (inter)stellar cast including Bruce Willis and John Suits. There also a welcome channel premiere for THE GUEST, a brilliant homage to 1980s action flicks and slasher ...

Posted on 24th September 2023
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LEGEND shoots from the hip with THE WILDER WEST SEASON

LEGEND shoots from the hip this October as the wilder side of the western is laid bare in a six-shooter season of violent, controversial and revenge-fuelled showdowns. So be prepared for blood-drenched shoot-outs, outlaw adventures and bandits on the rampage as LEGEND goes way out West with a selection of contemporary Westerns, highlighted by the channel premiere of Ti West's IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE, starring Ethan Hawke an...

Posted on 19th September 2023
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LEGEND reveals bumper crop of premieres for September

Watch out for a 'dirty dozen' on LEGEND, as the UK's most engaging channel for action, suspense and Sci-Fi presents twelve premieres for September, including the UK TV premiere of Adrian Bol's high stakes espionage thriller LEGACY OF LIES, starring John Wick: Chapter 4-star Scott Adkins. Superior crime and action movies feature this month with the Channel premieres for remarkable Brit true-crime story THE HATT...

Posted on 22nd August 2023
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LEGEND unveils a sizzling summer line-up for August 2023

August is an action-packed month on LEGEND, with gritty crime thrillers, electrifying epics, classic horror double-bills from the fifties and an alien-fighting Nic Cage, who stars in the UK TV premiere of JIU JITSU, a martial arts meets-sci-fi thriller. There is also a UK TV premiere for brutal Brit gangland heist thriller FREIGHT, which stars Billy Murray and Craig Fairbrass. There also Channel premieres for ca...

Posted on 26th July 2023
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Stallone, Willis, Lundgren and Jones are ready for you this July on LEGEND

Legnd-July23-twitter imageAn unstoppable Stallone, a bad-cop Bruce Willis, and classics from the beginning of genre cinema marks a memorable month of premieres on LEGEND, highlighted by the UK TV premieres of the star-filled action thrillers A CERTAIN JUSTICE, starring Dolph Lundgren and Vinnie Jones, and THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME starring Tom Berenger and Bruce Dern. Fans of American rapper 50 Cent can...

Posted on 21st June 2023
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Kim Newman checks out the treats we have in the Vintage Vault this July

KIM NEWMANThis month's celebrated Vintage Vault selections on LEGEND are all examples of early franchise horror from the great days of the movies, spanning the thirties and forties. It was in 1931 that the horror film really came together as a film genre at Universal Pictures, when Tod Browning directed Bela Lugosi as a suavely purring vampire Count in Dracula and James Whale put Boris Karloff in flat head and big boots as the...

Posted on 20th June 2023
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Howard J Ford chats about his movie Never Let Go which has its UK TV premiere June 3rd on Legend

HOWRD J FORDAhead of Legend's UK TV Premiere of revenge thriller NEVER LET GO on Saturday June 3rd, director Howard J Ford reflects on a near family tragic experience, the importance of locations and returning to his horror genre roots. LC: Your nail-biting revenge thriller NEVER LET GO is having its channel premiere on LEGEND, excited or what? HJF: It's always exciting to know one of your movies is going to be on the t...

Posted on 30th May 2023
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You want suspense and action? Well, Legend has both and much more this June

Never Let Go-2Female avengers, waring brothers and a coffin-bound Ryan Reynolds spearheads and dangerously heart-racing May line-up on LEGEND, highlighted by the UK TV premieres of Howard J. Ford's award-winning child-abduction horror drama NEVER LET GO, revenge Western ANY BULLET WILL DO, action thriller ACTS OF VENGEANCE, starring Antonio Banderas and British action-adventure war film MERCENARIES. Plus, there ...

Posted on 23rd May 2023
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Legend reveals slate of horror, sci-fi and action premieres for May

Sociopathic drivers, haunted soldiers and a vengeful Nicholas Cage, spearhead an action-packed May line-up on LEGEND, highlighted by the UK TV premieres of Western psychological thriller WAR ON THE RANGE and compelling suspense actioner VENGEANCE, starring Nicholas Cage. Plus, there are Channel premieres for HIDDEN AGENDA, starring a gun-toting, high-kicking Dolph Lundgren, suicide mission drama LAST PASSENGER,...

Posted on 25th April 2023
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Vintage Vault leads the way on Legend this April

The ReptileTHE VINTAGE VAULT continues to brighten up Sunday nights with its popular classic horror double-bills, including the Channel premiere of cult sci-fi comedy mystery THE TERRORNAUTS, starring Simon Oates, Charles Hawtrey and Patricia Hayes. You can also journey into the history of 60s genre cinema with Jack The Ripper thriller A STUDY IN TERROR (1965), psycho horror BLACK TORMENT (1964), DR TERROR'S HOUSE OF...

Posted on 22nd March 2023
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Interview with Paul Tanter, director of He Who Dares.

Paul on location on ChaplinThe action-packed drama, He Who Dares is coming to Legend on Saturday the 11th at 9pm. In the movie, six SAS soldiers are sent to rescue the British Prime Minister's daughter, who is being held hostage in a multi-story car park wired to explode if anyone interferes. Directed and co-written by Paul Tanter the movie pushes all the buttons you'd want an action/adventure to press ...

Posted on 6th March 2023
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The Vintage Vault delivers a Circus of Horror in March!

CIRCUS OF HORRORSTHE VINTAGE VAULT continues to haunt Sunday nights with its popular classic genre double-bills, headed up this month by the Channel premiere of Sidney Hayers' notorious British cult classic, CIRCUS OF HORRORS. Here's what the VINTAGE VAULT has lined-up for March: March the 5th brings sci-fi shudders to your screens starting with THE MONOLITH MONSTERS. A meteor crashes in the desert, leavin...

Posted on 25th February 2023
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Urban drama, murderous soldiers and ruthless avengers provide a menacing and mesmerising March line-up on LEGEND

He Who Dares -WEB1Urban drama, murderous soldiers and ruthless avengers provide a menacing and mesmerising March line-up on LEGEND, headed up by the Channel premiere of Ralph Nelson's controversial, anti-racist masterpiece SOLDIER BLUE. There are also UK TV premieres for twisty who-dunnit WESTERN WORLD and MEMORIAL DAY, Samuel Fischer's painfully emotional war drama. Plus, there are Channel premieres for Brit ...

Posted on 21st February 2023
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The Vintage Vault will open once more in February.

GIANT CLAW, THETHE VINTAGE VAULT continues to light up Sunday nights with its popular classic genre double-bills so here's what we have planned for you: On Sunday the 5th we begin with IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE. John Putnam (Richard Carlson), an amateur astronomer, is looking at the skies with his fiancee, schoolteacher Ellen Fields (Barbara Rush), when they see what looks like a huge meteor crash into the desert....

Posted on 29th January 2023
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John Cusack, Morgan Freeman and Sean Connery are just some of the stars joining LEGEND in February

Break (2012)Dangerous outlaws, crazed serial killers and murderous aquatic beasts haunt a fearsome February line-up on LEGEND, headed up by the UK TV premiere of JESSE JAMES THE UNSTOPPABLE OUTLAW, a thrilling Western in which the famous cowboy takes on the deadliest ride of his life. Plus, there are Channel premieres for serial killer thriller THE FACTORY, starring John Cusack, BRAKE, a dark action drama starring S...

Posted on 19th January 2023
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Vintage Vault in January has plenty of chills for you to enjoy

The Asphyx-1The Legend Vintage Vault in January has double-bills packed with tension, thrills and good old-fashioned scares. Here's what we have lined-up for you: New Year's Day has the first showing of THE ASPHYX at 9pm. Utilising an experimental photographic device, a scientist (Robert Stephens) captures what appears to be the image of the Asphyx-the ancient Greek spirit of the dead. With the help of his adopted...

Posted on 30th December 2022
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LEGEND reveals slate of horror, sci-fi and action premieres for January plus trips into The Twilight Zone

Demented scientists, deranged doctors and avenging heroes kick off the New Year on LEGEND, headed up by the UK TV premieres of RED a dark thriller based on Jack Ketchum's novel, starring Brian Cox and Robert Englund and tough action/drama SEAL TEAM VI: JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS, which depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield. There are also Channel premieres for sci-fi horror THE LAWNMOWER MAN, which is based on a Stephen King short story and stars Pierce Brosnan, its sequel, LAWNMOVER MAN 2: BEYOND CYBERSPACE and Brit action crim...

Posted on 20th December 2022
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LEGEND delivers wild westerns, classic chills and killer thrillers in December

The Man Called Noon-WEB2December evenings will be full of mystery, madness and murder as LEGEND presents a seasonal selection of horror, sci-fi and action movies, headed up by the UK TV premiere of stirring Canadian western Lonesome Dove, based on the true story of the founding of the Lonesome Dove Church and starring Tom Berenger. Plus, there is a Channel premiere for Beware My Brethren (aka The Fiend), R...

Posted on 15th November 2022
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LEGEND reveals slate of horror, sci-fi and action premieres for November

Ghosts of War-WEB1November weekends will be daring, dangerous and deadly as LEGEND presents a bumper month of horror, sci-fi and action movies, headed up by the UK TV premieres of Doron and Yoav Paz's unnerving, original Israeli terror experience The Golem and Eric Bress's grisly Brit supernatural horror film Ghosts of War. Plus, there is a Channel premiere for John McTiernan's compelling chiller Nomads, starrin...

Posted on 20th October 2022
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Join the legends on LEGEND's action-packed evening line-up

Live like a legend on LEGEND! From Monday 17th October, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, David Hasselehoff and Chuck Norris take over the airwaves on LEGEND in a newly created weekday action-packed line-up from 5pm - 9pm. This fantastic small-screen trip through the decades kicks off in the 60s with Star Trek: The Original Series, Gene Roddenberry's iconic creation where we follow Kirk and his crew figh...

Posted on 18th October 2022
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Legend reveals slate of horror, sci-fi and action premieres for October

The-Devil-Ship-Pirates-WEB1October weekends will be haunting, horrifying and hair-raising as Legend presents a premiere-packed month of must-see movies, headed up by the Channel premiere of The Devil-Ship Pirates on the 1st. This rare Hammer swashbuckler, stars Christopher Lee as Captain Robeles, a Spanish privateer in charge of the galleon 'Diablo'. When he realises that Drake has won the battle of Arm...

Posted on 20th September 2022
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Legend reveals slate of thrilling premieres for September!

Sep22-legend-highlights banner-1Friday and Saturday nights in September on Legend are premiere-packed, headed up by the UK TV premiere of Doug Liman's (director of The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow), deadly psychological thriller The Wall, staring John Cena and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. There are also Channel premieres for horror-mystery The Final Wish, dark comedy vampire horror The Shed, Walter ...

Posted on 21st August 2022
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Legend reveals slate of sizzling summer premieres and more delights from The Vintage Vault

Horror Channel continues its transformation into new channel Legend with a heady mix of classic horror, sc-fi, thriller, action, fantasy and suspense titles. Saturday nights on Legend in August get trigger-happy, with four action-packed premieres, including the UK TV premiere of Code Name: Geromino, John Stockwell's explosive military thriller starring Tom Sizemore. There are also channel premieres for An Eye For An Eye, Michael D. Moore's classic Western revenge drama starring Robert Lancing and Slim Pickens, Buffalo Bill & The Indians, Robert Altman's acclaimed revisionist Western sta...

Posted on 2nd August 2022
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Welcome to Legend

Legend is the channel for people who want to indulge in their favourite genre classics. From action to thriller, suspense to sci-fi, we guarantee to keep everyone on the edge of their seat. Legend is available on Sky channel 148, Virgin Media channel 192, Freeview channel 69 and Freesat channel 137.

Posted on 7th June 2022
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