ITV March 2024 monthly highlights

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ITV March 2024 monthly highlights

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Last updated: Friday 12 January 2024

  • A selection of Oscar-winning and nominated feature films will be showcased from 1st March 

  • Blippi Wonders streaming from 7th March 

  • Oscars Live - streaming live on 10th March 

  • The Dry Series 2 and more episodes of Pocoyo and Bob the Builder launching on 14th March

  • Masha and the Bear and more episodes of The Rubbish World of Dave Spud launching on 21st March 

  • New episodes of Deep in the Bowl and Coop Troop launching on 28th March 

ITVX

1st March

Feature films: 

This March ITVX will be presenting Oscar-nominated and winning films ahead of the 96th Academy Awards. Titles will include 21 Grams, A Queen is Crowned, A Single Man, Adaptation, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, An American Werewolf in London, An Officer and a Gentleman, Apocalypto, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Belleville Rendez-Vous, Black Narcissus, Blithe Spirit, Blue Valentine, Bugsy Malone, Charade, Chicago, Dogtooth, Dr Strangelove, Drive, Educating Rita, Fabulous Baker Boys, Fantastic Mr Fox, Fatal Attraction, Flashdance, Forty Ninth Parallel, Fried Green Tomatoes, Gattaca, Ghost, Ghost World, Girl, Interrupted, Glengarry Glen Ross, Half Nelson, Henry V, House of Sand and Fog, Houseboat, Kubo and the Two Strings, Leviathan, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Midnight Express, Monster’s Ball, Mustang, My Left Foot, No Country for Old Men, On Golden Pond, One Eyed Jacks, Paranorman, Penny Serenade, Precious, The Princess Bride, Pulp Fiction, Rear Window, Requiem for a Dream, Sex, Lies and Videotape, Son of Saul, Sophie’s Choice, That Touch of Mink, The Apartment, The Boxtrolls, The Boys from Brazil, The Passion of the Christ, There Will Be Blood, This Sporting Life, Timbuktu, Trumbo, Two Days One Night, Vertigo, Whale Rider and Winter’s Bone

7th March

ITVX Kids: 

Blippi Wonders 

Check out Blippi's animated adventure, Blippi Wonders! Along with his CatBot TABBS and DogBot D.BO, Blippi sets off on new adventures that answer his biggest questions as he meets new friends along the way. Will you come with him? Let’s go!

10th March 

Exclusive:

Oscars Live

ITV will be unrolling the red carpet to homes across the UK as the exclusive partner for the 96th Oscars®, which will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2024. The ceremony will broadcast and stream live from the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood into living rooms across the UK through ITV1 and ITVX. Additional programming to be announced.

14th March

Exclusive:

The Dry Series 2
 

The Dry S2

Award-winning playwright and BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Nancy Harris (Dates) and acclaimed director Paddy Breathnach (Viva, Rosie) return to helm the second season of this acclaimed comedy drama. 

Roisin Gallagher returns as recovering alcoholic Shiv Sheridan, alongside regular cast members from the first series.

The second series picks up seven months on from the events of the first, and we now meet the Sheridans in their new normal. To all outward appearances, it seems like the family is relatively content: Shiv’s been sober, celibate, and solvent for 6 months, Ant has hung onto his job at the estate agents and his relationship with Max, and Caroline’s making up for a lost time by shagging everyone she meets on Tinder. So far, so normal… Or is it? After all, how normal is it for 3 grown adults to still be living at home with their parents? And are the Sheridans really happy with this new status quo, or have they just rearranged their dysfunction and found another groove of denial to fit into? 

ITVX Kids: 

Pocoyo Series 2

Meet Pocoyo, the unforgettable little boy with a very big personality! Your child will learn through laughter with Pocoyo and all his friends Elly, Pato, Loula, and Sleepy Bird. Join Pocoyo and his friends as they embark on fifty-two entertaining and amusing adventures! Whether it’s celebrating a birthday party for Elly to overcoming one's fears to ride down the big, scary slide to playing detective with friends, every day is a special day with Pocoyo and friends!

Bob the Builder (new episodes) 

Bob the Builder and his machine team are ready to tackle any project from small fix it jobs to big scale builds in exciting and dynamic locations. 

21st March 

ITVX Kids: 

Masha and the Bear Series 1

Masha is a mischievous four-year-old girl who lives in the forest with her pig, goat, and dog. She loves exploring the world around her., but all the animals in the forest are afraid of her, as she is constantly forcing them to play with her. Until she meets Bear…

The Rubbish World of Dave Spud (new episodes) 

The misadventures of underdog Dave Spud and his family. They embark on some extraordinary expeditions along with the likes of Gareth the Starfish and one eyed flea ridden Fuzzypeg the dog. 

The Rubbish World of Dave Spud is an animated series directed and created by Edward Foster and produced by Iain Harvey. The series won Best Childrens’ at the RTS Awards in 2022 and was nominated three times at the Broadcast Awards and British Animation Awards. 

28th March 

ITVX Kids: 

Deep in the Bowl (new episodes)

Deep in the Bowl is a sketch show like no other, over the course of punchy five-minute episodes we take a look at the lives fish lead when humans aren’t looking.

Goldfish family, kung-fu master, rappers crew, pet shop inmates or misfit students… they’re all trying to fit into the aquarium. And somewhere, maybe even in YOUR house, they’re casting a fishbowl reflection on our own lives.

Coop Troop (new episodes)

Coop Troop features the entertaining exploits of a gang of five unlikely heroes: hyperactive rabbit Maggie, eccentric inventor Flo the chicken, bon vivant swine Clive, excitable lamb Billy and enigmatic egg, Jo d’Oeuf. Thirsty for adventure to escape their mundane farm life, The Coop Troop’s mission is to help any animal with a problem – and they’re kept very busy by the precious, pampered pets of neighbouring town, Animauville.

BritBox UK

Highlights on BritBox UK include Marie Antoinette (2022) created by Deborah Davis which streams from 7th March, all episodes of House of Elliot (1991) starring Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard which streams from 14th March and all episodes of classic comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, available from 28th March.  

 


 

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