Gogglebox is getting a celebrity make over in this new series from the UK. Viewers are invited into the living rooms of some well known faces from the past and present, from actors and singers to comedians and sportspeople, as they give their opinion on some of the most popular TV moments from the past 12 months.
Celebrity Gogglebox UK Season 1 TV Preview
Gogglebox Australia may be the more well established version of this show on Aussie shores, but the concept itself was born in the UK. This Celebrity edition was first broadcast in the United Kingdom in 2019 and is now making its way down under.
The show was originally created as a spin off for the charity ‘stand up to cancer’. It became such a success with audiences that the creators decided to put together a whole series, hand picking some of the more extroverted and opinionated characters from the depths of UK celebrity.
Starring Martin Kemp (Spandau Ballet), Sheila Hancock (New Tricks), Chris Eubank (Former Champion Boxer), and Denis Van Outen (Neighbours), this much anticipated series has arrived in Australia, and using the options listed in this TV guide you won’t have to miss a key moment.
Where to Watch or Stream Celebrity Gogglebox UK
Celebrity Gogglebox UK aired exclusively on Lifestyle and is now available On Demand. Here in Australia, there are several options for accessing Lifestyle including Foxtel, Foxtel Now or Foxtel from Telstra. To watch on Foxtel with a set-top box using a Standard or HD TV, the best option is the Foxtel Plus pack, which offers over 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, docos, reality and more. Additionally, every Foxtel channel pack includes the option to stream the content free using the Foxtel Go app.
You also have the option to watch season 1 online using Foxtel Now. For good measure Foxtel Now currently offers a 10 day FREE trial so that you can check out all of its content before choosing your preferred pack (Pop, Lifestyle, Sport, Drama, Movies, Docos, Kids), and should you decide to subscribe you can cancel anytime if you’re no longer using it. Celebrity Gogglebox UK is available as part of the Foxtel Now Pop pack, which gives you instant access to hundreds of TV shows Live and on demand. Foxtel Now can be accessed using your favourite browser, or via the Foxtel Now app and a variety of internet connected devices (see table below). To watch on Foxtel Now with a Standard or HD TV, you can access the platform with a Foxtel Now Box.
Alternatively, you can access Lifestyle with Foxtel from Telstra. Foxtel from Telstra (including Foxtel Now from Telstra) offers the exact same programming as Foxtel, but is often available at reduced pricing or with no lock-in contract. With every Foxtel from Telstra package you can likewise stream Celebrity Gogglebox UK for free using the Foxtel Go app, and one of the devices in the table below. Plus, you can also watch more binge worthy shows from other drama channels, including BBC First, Binge, Universal Channel, and more. For a list of episodes and their air dates, see the TV schedule below.
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Celebrity Gogglebox UK Season 1 Live TV Schedule
Each episode of Season 1 aired on Foxtel’s Lifestyle channel. Season 1 has six episodes in total. There is no Celebrity Gogglebox UK free to air coverage in Australia, it is exclusively available on Foxtel and Foxtel Now. Here’s the live TV schedule for season 1 shown as Sydney time:
|S1 Episode 1||50 minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S1 Episode 2||50 minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S1 Episode 3||50 minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S1 Episode 4||50 minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S1 Episode 5||50 minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
|S1 Episode 6||50 minutes||Foxtel/Foxtel Now|
Mobile Device List (Foxtel and Foxtel Now)
The following is the list of compatible mobile and internet connected devices for which you can stream Celebrity Gogglebox UK whether at home or on the go, with new apps and devices being added as they become available.
|PC/Mac||Foxtel Now / Foxtel / Foxtel From Telstra||Web browser only (Google Chrome & Safari)|
|iOS Mobile Devices||Foxtel Now / Foxtel / Foxtel From Telstra||iPhone 4s or above, and iPad 2 or above (iOS 9.3.5 or above)|
|Android Mobile Devices||Foxtel Now / Foxtel / Foxtel From Telstra||All Android mobile and tablet devices (Lollipop 5.0 or above)|
|Google Chromecast||Foxtel Now / Foxtel / Foxtel From Telstra||Via casting (only on Multiroom service)|
|Apple TV||Foxtel Now / Foxtel / Foxtel From Telstra||Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)|
|Sony Android TV||Foxtel Now||2015 models and above|
|Samsung Smart TV||Foxtel Now||2017 models and above|
|LG Smart TV||Foxtel Now||2017 – 2020 models|
|Telstra TV||Foxtel Now||All Telstra TV models|
|Foxtel Now Box||Foxtel Now||Direct via Foxtel Box|
|Playstation 4||Foxtel Now||All PS4 models|
|Shield TV||Foxtel Now||All Shield TV models|
Must See TV for Celebrity Gogglebox UK fans
Celebrity Gogglebox UK consists of six episodes and looks set to be a hit with audiences around Australia, creating some laugh out loud moments. Once you’ve watched all the episodes, we have suggested a few series below that may also take your fancy.
Gogglebox Australia (Foxtel / BINGE)
Expect all the current hot news topics and series best bits to get the once-over from couples and families huddled up on the sofa in front of the TV. Watching a TV show of people watching a TV show shouldn’t be as addictive as it actually is, and although many of us claim not to tune in, it remains one of Australia’s most watched non-news shows. The Gogglebox Australia series 11 aired from August 2020. Catch seasons 1-11 with Foxtel on demand or stream on Foxtel Now free for 10 days.
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Watchmen (Foxtel & Foxtel Now)
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