• Early pics from AbFab, Sherlock 2

    Early pics from AbFab, Sherlock 2

    Ready for some AbFab, sweetie darling? When filming began recently, it was as if they had never left the limo-riding, shopping, boozing lifestyle. Patsy (Joanna Lumley) and Edina (Jennifer Saunders) are back, better than ever, for three new Absolutely Fabulous specials targeted for a 2012 transmission. Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we get an exclusive sneak […]

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  • River Song weds. Will honeymoon at Eaton Place

    River Song weds. Will honeymoon at Eaton Place

    Ok, not really, but it does make good copy for those that follow both Doctor Who and Upstairs Downstairs, doesn’t it? Attention: Doctor Who final episode spoiler alert! Do not read on if you haven’t seen last episode of Doctor Who. Even if you haven’t seen it, the episode was, after all, titled, The Wedding of […]

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  • It's a Dickens 2012 telly celebration

    It's a Dickens 2012 telly celebration

    With the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth nearly upon us (February 2012), there are numerous festivals, exhibitions and educational activities planned for 2012. Two of the most eagerly awaited events from my perspective, however, will be those that find their way to the telly in December leading up to the year-long celebration. Bleak Expectations […]

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  • Dame Judi checks into the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Dame Judi checks into the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    For your viewing pleasure, there are a couple of upcoming gems on the Dame Judi Dench horizon. One sooner than the other, but both well worth the wait. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel From the director of Shakespeare in Love, the star-studded film features the likes of a couple of Dames (Judi Dench and Maggie […]

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  • Could it be a Sherlock Christmas in 2012?

    Could it be a Sherlock Christmas in 2012?

    With news of Steven Moffat’s 2011 Christmas present to Doctor Who fans worldwide lighting up the internet the last several days comes Mark Gatiss’ look ahead to Christmas 2012 and his desire to spread joy around the world with a Sherlock Christmas special. Gatiss recently told the Radio Times: “I love the story, The Blue […]

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  • Ready for a Doctor Who Christmas 2011?

    Ready for a Doctor Who Christmas 2011?

    A Doctor Who Christmas present for 2011 Good to know that both the U.S. and the U.K. are on Steven Moffat’s holiday gift-giving list for 2011. As if a second season of Sherlock wasn’t enough, Moffat will, again, be spreading Doctor Who joy throughout the land this holiday season. Word is that production of this […]

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  • On the New Tricks good news/bad news front….

    On the New Tricks good news/bad news front….

    For fans of the BBC series, New Tricks, it was welcome news recently that the series had been commissioned for an additional two seasons to be broadcast in 2012 and 2013. For those unfamiliar with the series, New Tricks stars an unconventional bunch of old school ex-coppers brought out of retirement to work on unsolved […]

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  • And the winner is….Downton Abbey x 4!

    And the winner is….Downton Abbey x 4!

    Ok, I know the traditional comment is to say that it’s just an honor to be nominated, it’s got to feel really amazing to win. That said, Downton Abbey must be on top of the world at the moment. If you went to bed early on Sunday evening, you’re probably asking why at this point. […]

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  • Spooks: What we've learned in 10 years

    Spooks: What we've learned in 10 years

    To the lucky ones on the planet in the UK sitting down in front of the telly tonight at 9:00pm with the enviable viewing choice of either the new seaon of ITV’s Downton Abbey or the final season of Spooks on BBC One. The Guardian put it best by saying that, “…in Downton Abbey, you […]

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