• Benedict Cumberbatch’s A Child in Time heads to PBS on April 1

    Benedict Cumberbatch’s A Child in Time heads to PBS on April 1

    Benedict Cumberbatch, the star of Sherlock and pretty much most everything that has come out of Hollywood these days, will bring an adaptation of Ian McEwan’s award-winning 1987 novel The Child in Time to the small screen for PBS on Sunday, April 1, 2018. In addition to executive producing the one-off, Cumberbatch will also take on the role of Stephen […]

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  • Happy 63rd, Rowan Atkinson!

    Happy 63rd, Rowan Atkinson!

    Rowan Atkinson, English actor, comedian, and screenwriter turned 63 on Saturday. While best known to audiences for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean, I first stumbled upon Atkinson’s brilliant talent in the BBC2 sketch comedy series, Not the Nine O’Clock News. Airing from 1979-1982, the series featured satirical sketches on current news stories and popular culture […]

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  • Sir Patrick Stewart is home on the range as country crooner, ‘Cowboy Pat’

    Sir Patrick Stewart is home on the range as country crooner, ‘Cowboy Pat’

    Putting aside his career-long association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, his multiple Olivier, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild award nominations, his stint as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation, his role as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series and even nine guest appearances as himself on Family Guy, Sir Patrick Stewart recently embarked […]

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  • The journey from ‘Jeeves and Wooster’ to ‘Blackadder’ to ‘House’ to ‘The Night Manager’ lands Hugh Laurie a CBE during the New Years Honours

    The journey from ‘Jeeves and Wooster’ to ‘Blackadder’ to ‘House’ to ‘The Night Manager’ lands Hugh Laurie a CBE during the New Years Honours

    Widely known for his comedic partnership with Stephen Fry, his roles in Jeeves and Wooster, Blackadder and The Night Manager, not to mention his 8-year run as the unconventional medical genius, Dr. Gregory House, on the American television series, House, Hugh Laurie is being awarded the upgraded honor of a CBE in the New Year Honours for his services to […]

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  • Scattershooting while putting a few rumors to bed….

    Scattershooting while putting a few rumors to bed….

    Don’t get me wrong, the Internets can be a wonderful place to mindlessly lose yourself tracking down little known or cared about facts that will amaze your friends at parties. It can, however, be a breeding ground for endless rumors when it comes to your favorite television series whether it’s possible storylines, suggested plots, casting […]

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  • First look at PBS’ next Masterpiece, ‘Little Women’

    First look at PBS’ next Masterpiece, ‘Little Women’

    Time to clear some space on your DVRs for May 13 & 20 as Harry Potter star Michael Gambon is set to star alongside Murder She Wrote’s Angela Lansbury’s in the BBC/PBS television adaptation of the much-loved novel Little Women. Adapted by Call the Midwife creator/writer, Heidi Thomas, Little Women is set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War. Premiering on Mother’s […]

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  • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by….John Cleese

    ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by….John Cleese

    Much like watching It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story or Tuna Christmas, one of my annual Christmas traditions is to listen to John Cleese’s adaptation of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Never mind that there have been endless readings over the years by the likes of Art Carney, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Perry Como, Dick Van Dyke and […]

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  • Peter Capaldi bids a tearful farewell to fans of ‘Doctor Who’

    Peter Capaldi bids a tearful farewell to fans of ‘Doctor Who’

    While Jodie Whitaker is set to take the keys to the Tardis in 2018, fans of Peter Capaldi have one more opportunity to say goodbye to the Twelfth Doctor this Christmas with the BBC airing of “Twice Upon a Time” at 5:30p on Christmas Day. Capaldi may very well be the biggest Doctor Who fan that currently […]

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