• BBC offers apology for Doctor Who gaffe

    BBC offers apology for Doctor Who gaffe

    We’ve all seen them in their disgustingly obtrusive glory. Endless promotion with bells and whistles that cover a third of the screen, populate every television broadcast these days to tease the weekly not-too-be-missed blockbuster…or just what’s coming up next. Whatever they promote, they’ve gone way beyond a simple station or network logo that identifies what […]

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  • Don't like Shakespeare? You might after this…

    Don't like Shakespeare? You might after this…

    Seemed like an appropriate way to both celebrate St. George’s Day and remember William Shakespeare on the 394th anniversary of his death by throwing out an early alert to everyone to watch or DVR the upcoming Great Performances presentation of Hamlet on PBS and KERA. This Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation, starring David Tennant and Sir Patrick Stewart, […]

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  • News from (Doctor) Who-ville

    News from (Doctor) Who-ville

    Now that the Matt Smith – Karen Gillan era has begun in both the UK and the US, here are some bits and bobs floating around the cosmos regarding the premiere. Intrepid Tellyspotting correspondent, Cindy Lou Who, files this report from (Doctor) Who-ville. Filming Doctor Who has been interesting to say the least according to […]

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  • History says, it's ok to not like the new Doctor

    History says, it's ok to not like the new Doctor

    Are you ready to turn the page on the David Tennant-era when the Matt Smith tenure as the Eleventh Doctor begins tomorrow night on “another network”? If you’re a bit worried as to whether or not your going to be able to handle a third Doctor in the span of the last five years, then […]

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  • Hey, Doctor Who fans – welcome to the 21st Century

    Hey, Doctor Who fans – welcome to the 21st Century

    Seems a bit ironic that there are some Doctor Who fans out there that need to be dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st Century. Lighten up folks. Tom Baker is not the Doctor anymore. Seems as though much of the UK is in an uproar this week after the long-awaited premiere this past weekend […]

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  • Who said television doesn't influence behavior?

    Who said television doesn't influence behavior?

    Whoever coined this phrase must have underestimated the power of television to influence buying behavior. Why, you ask? Well, just ask the makers of Harris Tweed how they feel now that Matt Smith, the Eleventh traveling Time Lord, has put on the hand-woven timeless jacket for the new series. The 60’s style jacket will now be […]

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  • Matt Smith era set to begin with new Doctor Who trailer & interview

    Matt Smith era set to begin with new Doctor Who trailer & interview

    Ok, as big of a “David Tennant as Doctor Who” fan as I was, we’re in the daily countdown mode now as we move closer to the April premiere of the Matt Smith era on Doctor Who. With new Executive Producer and Head Writer, Steven Moffat, at the helm, along with the writing talents of […]

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  • Sherlock leaps to the 21st Century

    Sherlock leaps to the 21st Century

    While it’s sometimes difficult to get excited or even interested in adaptations of classic novels or literature, there’s one coming up that has me in an “I can’t wait” mentality. As we reported last month, the greatest detective of all-time, Sherlock Holmes, is entering the 21st Century, as written by Steven Moffat, the ingenious mind […]

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  • Tennant – Piper tagged for urban thriller

    Tennant – Piper tagged for urban thriller

    Ok, I’m getting over the ‘no David Tennant or Billie Piper on Doctor Who’, but the news that they will reunite has made the separation anxiety a bit more tolerable. As reported in both the Daily Mail and on Ireland Online, not everything isn’t set in stone but, Love on the Murder Mile will also feature […]

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  • The ultimate Doctor Who collectable?

    The ultimate Doctor Who collectable?

    If you’re looking for that hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind collectable for that ultimate Doctor Who fan in your life, tellyspotting has the answer. As reported in the South Wales Echo, the church used in the filming of the 2005 “Father’s Day” episode of Doctor Who starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper has been put up for sale. […]

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