• It's "Christmas at Downton Abbey" just in time for the holidays

    It's "Christmas at Downton Abbey" just in time for the holidays

    I know, I’m going against my better judgement and have succumbed to the unthinkable by discussing Christmas before Thanksgiving, but this is too good to pass up. As the UK has all but put a lid on the 5th series of Downton Abbey with only the Christmas episode to go, it’s now all about American […]

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  • U.S. 'IT Crowd' won't be gathering Moss 2nd time around

    U.S. 'IT Crowd' won't be gathering Moss 2nd time around

    While IT Crowd series creator/writer, Graham Linehan, has made his best attempt to calm any well-deserved fears by assuring adoring fans through Twitter that “we will get it right this time” and that it will retain the essence of the original show, Richard Ayoade, who played Moss in the original Channel 4 UK version, will not reprise his role as he did in NBC’s original attempt.

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  • Bill Nighy returns to the grid for another PBS 'Masterpiece'

    Bill Nighy returns to the grid for another PBS 'Masterpiece'

    While there will forever be the inevitable comparison to the greatness of the Cornetto Trilogy, the Worricker Trilogy may just have a minor leg up given the insanely brilliant combination of Bill Nighy and Christopher Walken. As we reported earlier this month, The Worricker Trilogy, which began with Page Eight, is set to continue tomorrow […]

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  • Benedict Cumberbatch engaged; Internet in tears; Film at 11p

    Benedict Cumberbatch engaged; Internet in tears; Film at 11p

    Yes, the news heard ’round the world yesterday that everyone’s favorite Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch, is engaged to be married has rocked the Internets. Twitter wasn’t too happy either with an endless stream of tearful tweets, outpourings of grief and overall mourning across Planet Earth. In the era of 24/7 social media, it was kind of brilliantly ‘old school’ with the Sherlock actor simply placing a classified ad under ‘forthcoming marriages’ on page 57 of Wednesday’s Times announcing his engagement to theatre director Sophie Hunter.

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  • PBS getting more 'Vicious' in 2015

    PBS getting more 'Vicious' in 2015

    Following a new Christmas Day special this coming December on PBS, Freddie Thornhill and Stuart Bixby are headed back to PBS in Summer 2015 for the second series of Vicious, the story of two aging partners who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for 48 years. Vicious first premiered on PBS this past Summer bringing together two of the finest actors on Planet Earth, both very familiar to public television audiences, Sir’s Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi.

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  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Buffy meets Jane Austen?

    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Buffy meets Jane Austen?

    With the recent Death Comes to Pemberley, BBC and PBS viewers were reacquainted with Jane Austen…sort of. Now, going 180 degrees in the opposite direction, comes the latest ‘revisit’ with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies starring Downton Abbey’s Lily James, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith and Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey.

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  • Bear with…Miranda Hart pulling the plug on 'Miranda'

    Bear with…Miranda Hart pulling the plug on 'Miranda'

    Aside from John Cleese and Ricky Gervais, you can probably count on one hand when the star of a British sitcom knows when enough is enough and gets to be the one that actually pulls the plug on their own show. Unfortunately, for show creators, writers and stars, in most cases, they usually find out […]

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