• Happy Halloween – British style! from Tellyspotting

    Happy Halloween – British style! from Tellyspotting

    In late September of 1975, English writer/actor, Richard O’Brien, gave the world the greatest cult film of all time, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Starring fellow Brit, Tim Curry, along with the great Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Dallas-born, Meat Loaf, I remember seeing this while working at a rock radio station in Austin years […]

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  • Classic moments from Rutland Weekend Television

    Classic moments from Rutland Weekend Television

    Trolling around the internets today we stumbled on an interview with Eric Idle for the Scotland on Sunday website referencing Idle’s hit musical, Spamalot, was coming to the Playhouse in Edinburgh beginning tonight, 18 October. Having seen the original some years back in Chicago with the likes of Tim Curry, David Hyde Pierce and Hank […]

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  • John Lennon – a belated 70th b-day remembrance

    John Lennon – a belated 70th b-day remembrance

    We’re still a little over a month away from a not-to-be-missed American Masters doc, but since this past Saturday would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday, we thought it was the perfect time to share this recently released preview of the upcoming LENNONYC program on PBS and KERA. For those that may have missed a couple of […]

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  • Felicity, at 14:1, sets sights on Strictly Come Dancing title

    Felicity, at 14:1, sets sights on Strictly Come Dancing title

    Our next installment of tracking Felicity Kendal (Good Life, Rosemary and Thyme) as she moves one step closer to her goal of winning the title on Strictly Come Dancing has Felicity locked in a battle with sentimental audience favorite, Conservative MP, Anne Widdecombe. While Ms. Widdecombe, 63, has the decided age difference over Felicity, who […]

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  • Friday's Felicity time on Strictly Come Dancing

    Friday's Felicity time on Strictly Come Dancing

    UK viewers, set your DVR’s for Friday, 1 October at 9:00p on BBC One and repeated Saturday, 2 October at 6:00p. It’s Strictly Come Dancing time with the program’s first live installment of the 2010 competition.  While we, in the States, won’t have access to the program, bookmark tellyspotting as the place to come to get updates […]

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  • Life on Mars confirmed in North Texas

    Life on Mars confirmed in North Texas

    Two points to ponder One, I’m guessing you’re already done with Red Carpet Premiere Week. The Event really wasn’t that “eventful” and the 33rd season of Survivor just isn’t that compelling. After all, they all survive. Second, there’s no more need for the Mars Exploration Rover Mission. The two robotic space mission rovers, Spirit and […]

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  • LennonNYC on PBS' American Masters

    LennonNYC on PBS' American Masters

    Touched on this a bit earlier this summer, but now there’s more to share with video. Believe it or not, this October marks what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday and then December would be the 30th anniversary of his death. Focusing on the years following the breakup of the Beatles when Lennon and […]

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  • Dame Judi 'sends in the clowns' at Royal Albert Hall

    Dame Judi 'sends in the clowns' at Royal Albert Hall

    You might recall our recent post on the upcoming tribute to Stephen Sondheim by Dame Judi Dench that was to occur at the BBC Proms this past Saturday night at Royal Albert Hall. She described her part in the tribute as “hugely exciting but daunting“. After seeing the clip below of the performance, I’m reminded […]

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  • BBC Proms 2010 – from Doctor Who to Judi Dench

    BBC Proms 2010 – from Doctor Who to Judi Dench

    Seems appropriate to follow up our last two posts with both a look back and a look ahead at the BBC Proms which is currently the happening event at Royal Albert Hall now through Saturday, 11 September 2010. Most recently, Doctor Who and the Daleks invaded Royal Albert Hall on Saturday, 24 July and Sunday, […]

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