Top Five Most Downloaded iTunes TV Programmes

There are many UK programmes downloaded to watch and iTunes keep a chart of the most watched programmes downloaded by their users. The top five as of September 2016 are described below.

Ex on the Beach

Ex on the Beach

This is a reality television series which is made by MTV. It features four single men and four single women who have a beach holiday while they are looking for love. To shake things up their ex’s are there who either ant to get revenge on them or who want to try and get back together with them. Many of the stars of the series have also featured in other reality television shows or have returned in other series of the programme as an ex. Andrew Maxwell, the Irish comedian narrates the show.

Keeping up with the Kardashians

Keeping up with the Kardashians

This is an American reality television series that focusses on the Kardashian family. It started back in 2007 and consequently is one of the longest running US reality television series. The programme films the lives of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian who are sisters as well as their half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner as well as their parents Kris and Caitlyn Jenner. Partners and some other family members have also featured in the show as well. There have been a selection of spin off programmes as well.

Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars

This is an American teenage drama mystery programme. It is based on a book by Sara Shepard and was first shown on ABC Family in 2010. The story is based around a group of four girls who were friends until their group leader was killed and their relationships break down. However, in a later series all girls start being threatened and so come together to try to find out who it is, firstly thinking it is Alison herself but once her body is found realise that it is someone else. The success of the programme has led to more books being written to follow the original eight in the series.

Suits

Suits

This is a legal drama series which is American and was first shown in 2011. It is set in a law firm and focusses on the character Mike Ross who was a college dropout but manages to help out in the company and hide the fact that he is not qualified. It has been nominated for many awards and will have a seventh season premiere in 2017.

Victoria

Victoria itv

This is a UK television series made by ITV. It follows the early life of Queen Victoria from when she first came to the throne at 18 until she marries Prince Albert. With a star cast it is likely that this series will become a popular one but to date only one episode has been shown.

Top 5 Most Downloaded Games

The figure for the most downloaded games can vary depending on which device you look at and which app store. However, we have put together what we think are the Top five downloaded games.

Angry Birds

Angry birds is a puzzle game which was developed by Rovio Mobile who started the Angry Birds franchise. Initially designed for iOS it now have versions for Android. Windows and Blackberry. The game requires players to use a slingshot to launch birds in the air. They have to aim the birds so that thy destroy the pigs on the game. The levels get harder as the player progresses but the birds get special abilities on some levels which can be helpful to complete the levels.

Candy Crush Saga

Candy Crush Saga is a puzzle game. You have to move the candies around to get rows of at least three and they will disappear. Each level has a specific aim in order to get through it and these could be to get a certain score, destroy certain types of candies or to get certain items down to the bottom of the board. The game is made by King and is free to play. It is available to play on Facebook but also has app versions for Android, Windows and iOS. Although the app is free to download it is possible to make in game purchases which can help you to pass the levels but they are not necessary in order to progress.

Temple Run

Temple Run is a game where you guide a character along the walls of a temple. You have to be quick as he is being chased by a bunch of demonised monkeys so you may be caught by them or you could fall off the wall. The game is endless so you will keep playing until the character dies. It is possible to pick up coins during the course of the game which can be used to upgrade power-ups. The game was originally 99 cents to download but was made free at the end of 2011 and then got income from players buying in-game coins that they could use to buy aids for the game. The game is available for Android, Windows and iOS.

Pou

Pou is a virtual pet who needs looking after. It is a triangular alien that is brown but can be dressed as well as cleaned, fed, exercises and put to sleep. There are mini games as well where coins can be earned which can be used to buy new outfits as well as decorations. It is even possible to interact with other Pous if you play online. The game was published by Paul Salameh and is available for Blackberry, iOS and Android.

Pokemon Go!

Pokemon Go! Was only released in July 2016 but has become extremely popular. It works with the devices GPS system to allow players to hunt for Pokemon characters as they walk around. It was developed by Niantic and is available for iOS and Android devices. It has been controversial with people not being happy that it could potentially cause accidents and being a nuisance in some public places where popular Pokemon are located. However, many people praise the fact that it encourages players to interact with the real world and gets them out of the house.