• BBC’s proposed Victorian-age ‘War of the Worlds’ surfaces again

    BBC’s proposed Victorian-age ‘War of the Worlds’ surfaces again

    News has once again surfaced from the BBC that a proposed 3-part series based on H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel, War of the Worlds, was being developed. The ultra-intriguing adaptation was first announced in 2015 and then again last May. Even though the most recent effort was scheduled to begin filming in ‘early 2018’, let’s […]

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  • Butterflies’ Wendy Craig arrives in Emmerdale on Monday

    Butterflies’ Wendy Craig arrives in Emmerdale on Monday

    Wendy Craig, best known for her late 70s / early 80s role as Ria Parkinson, Geoffrey Palmer’s frustrated wife and Nicholas Lyndhurst’s mother, in the Carla Lane comedy, Butterflies, is headed to Emmerdale. The 83 year-old  actress will arrive in Emmerdale on Monday as the ‘fun-loving’ Maisie, the love interest of Sandy Thomas, played by 90 year-old Freddie […]

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  • ‘The Tunnel: Vengeance’ headed to PBS in 2018

    ‘The Tunnel: Vengeance’ headed to PBS in 2018

    The brilliant third and final series of perhaps one of the most underrated series on television will transmit later this year on PBS following its successful Sky Atlantic broadcast in the UK back in December. The Tunnel will return with The Tunnel: Vengeance where we’ll see the Commander Elise Wassermann (Clémence Poésy) and DCI Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) band get back […]

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  • ‘Sherlock’ creators ready to sink their teeth into ‘Dracula’

    ‘Sherlock’ creators ready to sink their teeth into ‘Dracula’

    As we reported last year, Dracula is getting the Sherlock treatment, with the writers and producers of the hit BBC detective series reuniting for a new take on the 1897 Bram Stoker vampire classic. Sherlock co-creators/writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series with, Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films producing. Verture, Moffat’s wife, served as producer for the brilliant Sherlock franchise. […]

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  • ‘Victoria’ and ‘The Crown’ were Wikipedia’s crown jewels in 2017

    ‘Victoria’ and ‘The Crown’ were Wikipedia’s crown jewels in 2017

    Turns out the small screen isn’t the only place that Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II found themselves fighting for audience in 2017. With Victoria currently in the middle of series 2 as part of PBS’ long-running Masterpiece series and Netflix’ The Crown looking ahead to series 3 sometime in late 2018, the dueling British monarch series have found a new […]

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  • With no news on broadcast dates for new ‘Doc Martin’ episodes in America, let’s take a trip around the ‘Doc Martin’ world….

    With no news on broadcast dates for new ‘Doc Martin’ episodes in America, let’s take a trip around the ‘Doc Martin’ world….

    Unfortunately, no news is not always good news. With new episodes of Doc Martin still in limbo as to when they will arrive on the public television doorstep, you might painfully remember that when we last visited picturesque Portwenn at the end of series 7, viewers were left wondering what the future might hold for the Doc, […]

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  • Benedict Cumberbatch is ‘Patrick Melrose’

    Benedict Cumberbatch is ‘Patrick Melrose’

    Later in 2018, Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the small screen as a narcissistic, schizoid, suicidal alcoholic and, no, it’s not a new episode of Sherlock! Cumberbatch will executive produce and take the lead as Patrick Melrose in the upcoming adaptation of Edward St Aubyn’s classic series of semi-autobiographical Melrose novels, which include the Man […]

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  • Victoria S3 promises ‘more drama than ever’

    Victoria S3 promises ‘more drama than ever’

    While series 2 of Victoria is already in the rear viewer mirror in the UK, American audiences are just now powering their way through the second week of series 2 of Victoria on PBS Masterpiece. Word is already beginning to leak out as to what audiences on both sides of the pond can expect from series 3. Tentatively set […]

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