• BBC answers our prayers, commissions ‘Father Brown’ for a 7th series

    BBC answers our prayers, commissions ‘Father Brown’ for a 7th series

    A staple of the BBC daytime schedule since 2013, Father Brown, featuring the crime-solving, mild-mannered Roman Catholic priest of the same name, will return for a seventh series of saving souls and solving crimes in the ‘sleepy’ but very murder-happy fictional town of Kembleford in the Cotswolds. Sorcha Cusack (Mrs McCarthy), Jack Team (Inspector Mallory) and […]

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  • John Malkovich to portray Hercule Poirot in ‘The ABC Murders’

    John Malkovich to portray Hercule Poirot in ‘The ABC Murders’

    Fresh off his most recent guest starring role as Russian oligarch, Grigor Andolov, in the Showtime series, Billions, John Malkovich has signed on to play Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, for the BBC/Amazon mini-series, The ABC Murders. Interestingly, while Kenneth Branagh was the most recent actor to tackle the role of Poirot in The Murder on the Orient […]

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  • ‘Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears’ to begin filming in October

    ‘Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears’ to begin filming in October

    Armed with her pearl-handled Smith & Wesson and a cocktail in hand, the return of Miss Phryne Fisher is on the way. Filming will begin in Morocco and Melbourne, Australia, in October of this year for the feature-length film. Essie Davis will reprise her role as the glamorous private detective along with series regulars, Nathan Page (Detective […]

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  • Sherlock/Mycroft intercepted audio suggests ‘the game is on’

    Sherlock/Mycroft intercepted audio suggests ‘the game is on’

    In celebration of Sherlock Holmes Day on Tuesday, an ‘intercepted transmission’ of a seemingly innocent exchange between Whitehall grandee Mycroft Holmes and his consulting detective younger brother Sherlock hints that the British government is considering enlisting the help of members of the public in a mysterious project. Exactly what this ‘mysterious project’ might entail remains to be […]

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  • ‘Endeavour’ series 5 returns to Masterpiece

    ‘Endeavour’ series 5 returns to Masterpiece

    When series 4 of Endeavour ended last summer, you may remember that a number of storylines were wrapped up in the final episode fueling internet speculation that this could possibly be the last we would see of both Endeavour Morse and DI Fred Thursday. Thankfully, fear only lasted mere moments as ITV announced shortly after the […]

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  • Forget the Super Bowl, ‘Endeavour’ returns to ITV this Sunday

    Forget the Super Bowl, ‘Endeavour’ returns to ITV this Sunday

    Right about the time the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots take the field in advance of Super Bowl LII (yawn), the real bit of appointment telly happens several thousand miles away on ITV in the UK when Endeavour returns with the series 5 premiere starring Shaun Evans as the newly appointed Detective Sargeant Endeavour Morse. […]

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