Tonight’s guilty pleasure, ‘Robot Wars’ is back on BBC2

As we reported earlier this year, Robot Wars, one of the greatest ‘guilty pleasure’ shows of all-time, is set to return to the small screen tonight on BBC2. I loved this show when it was originally broadcast with Craig Charles (Red Dwarf, Coronation Street) and Phillipa Forrester! Thankfully, I never saw the first series with former Top Gear host, […]

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BBC commissioner signs ‘The Coroner’ death certificate after two series

For two quality series, Claire Goose and Matt Bardock have done their best to make the town of Lighthaven in south Devon safe for residents and visitors alike. Goose starred as Jane Kennedy, a single mum/coroner who returns to her hometown to investigate murders alongside former childhood sweetheart Detective Sergeant Davey Higgins (Bardock) in two series […]

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Meet Stefanie Martini, the young Jane Tennison in ‘Prime Suspect 1973’

Based on writer Lynda La Plante’s book, “Tennison”, the long-awaited prequel to the brilliant, early 90s series, Prime Suspect, that starred Dame Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison, is just around the corner! Premiering last night on ITV and on PBS in Summer 2017 as part of the Masterpiece series, Prime Suspect 1973 stars Stefanie Martini as a young Jane […]

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What’s next for Benedict Cumberbatch? Playboy Patrick Melrose in Edward St Aubyn’s “Melrose”, of course.

If you’ve ever really wondered why it takes so much time between Sherlock series, one only has to look at the ever-expanding day planner that charts series star Benedict Cumberbatch’s daily life activities. While both Doctor Strange and The Hollow Crown were technically prior to the Sherlock S4 premiere in January 2017, since that time, he has spent his time filming The Current War where […]

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Doctor Who S10 trailer speak volumes in :30 seconds

Having just recently left Liverpool and the 2017 BBC Showcase, it seems rather appropriate that we begin talking all things Doctor Who given what sat outside my screening cubicle for 5 days. I have to say while it was a combination of equal parts extreme greatness and semi-creepiness all at the same time, it did really make me realize […]

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Dame Diana Rigg added to ‘Victoria’ cast for S2

As series one of what everyone hopes has already planted the flag as ‘the next Downton Abbey‘, Victoria, starring Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes, has begun filming on series 2. Thankfully, while U.S. viewers watching on PBS’ Masterpiece have only until Sunday, March 5 to wait until the S1 finale (followed by a newly produced Victoria After Party hosted by Jonathan […]

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Skip the Oscars and binge-watch ‘Victoria’ today/tonight on PBS!

Traditional audiences for the Academy Awards usually fall into two categories. One, you spend the evening lamenting over the fact you haven’t see all the movies even though ‘this year was going to be different’ and you find yourself not knowing why the winner in a certain category was a complete surprise or, two, you’ve […]

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Could ‘Downton Abbey’ open its doors once again?

Ever since Mr. Carson shuttered the doors and pocketed the keys to Downton Abbey, there have been endless and/or countless (depends on which is considered more) rumors that the Dowager Countess would soon be walking the halls of Downton again even with all that electricity floating around through the air. Would Sir Julian Fellowes actually ‘get […]

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