• PBS sets Sunday, January 13, 2019 as return date for ‘Victoria’

    PBS sets Sunday, January 13, 2019 as return date for ‘Victoria’

    At long last, PBS has announced the ‘official’ return date for series 3 of Victoria at the recent Television Critics Association Summer get together in Beverly Hills. Unlike their streaming service counterpart, The Crown, there will be no need to grab a scorecard on January 13, 2019 to determine who is playing who when series 3 of […]

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  • AC-12 about to get busy as ‘Line of Duty’ S5 set to begin filming

    AC-12 about to get busy as ‘Line of Duty’ S5 set to begin filming

    AC-12, the fictional police squad charged with the herculean task of uncovering corruption within the police force in Line of Duty, will reportedly be fairly busy when the 5th series begins filming this Fall. The main three individuals involved in most of the AC-12 investigations, Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), DS Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) and DS, […]

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  • Maureen Lipman packs her bags and heads to ‘Coronation Street’

    Maureen Lipman packs her bags and heads to ‘Coronation Street’

    After almost ten years of covering British comedy, drama, pop culture and pretty much everything British, today is a first. As in the first time we write about Coronation Street. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running television soap opera, the series premiered on 9 December, 1960 and centers on Coronation Street […]

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  • Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

    Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

    Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, Blackadder, Little Dorrit, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) will join the cast of Call the Midwife for the forthcoming 2018 Christmas special and episode one of series eight which will, most likely, premiere on BBC1 in January 2019. The Harry Potter star is set to play Sister Mildred, a “forthright and indefatigable sister from the Order”. Mildred’s arrival […]

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  • Former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner to adapt ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ for HBO

    Former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner to adapt ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ for HBO

    With the TARDIS barely in is rearview mirror, former Doctor Who and current Sherlock showrunner, Steven Moffat, is headed back to the small screen to adapt Audrey Niffenegger’s novel The Time Traveler’s Wife for HBO. Much like his well-documented, long-term fanboy feelings toward Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes character, Moffat has long been a fan of the 2003 science […]

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  • First look at the next PBS/BBC ‘masterpiece’, Les Miserables

    First look at the next PBS/BBC ‘masterpiece’, Les Miserables

    Earlier this year, PBS and the BBC announced an epic new adaptation of the 19th Century Victor Hugo classic, Les Miserables. The all-star cast will be headed by Dominic West (The Affair, The Hour) and David Oyelowo (Spooks, Selma, A United Kingdom) in the iconic roles of Jean Valjean and Javert, the police inspector who dedicated his life […]

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  • Jane Austen’s final unfinished novel, ‘Sanditon’ headed to PBS’ Masterpiece

    Jane Austen’s final unfinished novel, ‘Sanditon’ headed to PBS’ Masterpiece

    Under the watchful eye (and pen) of BAFTA and Emmy-award winning writer, Andrew Davies (House of Cards, War & Peace, Mr. Selfridge, Les Misérables, Pride and Prejudice), PBS’ Masterpiece series will adapt Austen’s unfinished original 11-chapter manuscript, Sanditon, into an 8 x 60-minute drama series. Sanditon will, once again, pair Davies and Austen together as Davies has previously adapted both Sense and Sensibility and Northanger Abbey for the small screen […]

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  • Unforgotten S3 returns tonight on ITV followed by PBS, hopefully, in 2019

    Unforgotten S3 returns tonight on ITV followed by PBS, hopefully, in 2019

    When human remains are found on the central reservation of the M1, Cassie and Sunny are called to the scene. Despite initially suspecting that the bones are archaeological, the discovery of a metal plate on one of the arms suggests otherwise. The new series of Unforgiven sees BAFTA nominees Nicola Walker (MI5, Scott and Bailey, Last Tango In […]

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