• 28 days to Sherlock 2 on PBS, but who's counting?

    28 days to Sherlock 2 on PBS, but who's counting?

    Historically, Webster defines Sherlock as follows: sher·lock (noun, often capitalized ) ˈshər-ˌläk, -lək: detective Telly audiences, however, know better. The definition of Sherlock is: brilliance. U.S. viewers have waited a long, long time for Sunday, 6 May. We’re inside a month now as, officially, it’s 28 days until the premiere of the second series of […]

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  • Attn: Sherlockians. Time to unite for a BBC Sherlock convention

    Attn: Sherlockians. Time to unite for a BBC Sherlock convention

    On the heels of the first ever official BBC Doctor Who Convention this past weekend in Cardiff, it’s time for Sherlock fans worldwide to demand equal time. It’s hard to believe that the longest running science fiction series in the history of television had to wait almost 49 years before getting its first ‘official’ convention […]

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  • Sherlock creator a bit miffed at CBS' Elementary

    Sherlock creator a bit miffed at CBS' Elementary

    Ever since the not-too-be-believed news that CBS would be developing a pilot for a “21st Century Sherlock Holmes” series, Elementary, creators of the BBC’s Sherlock series, have kept a close eye on the American version. Admittedly, you can’t copyright the concept of a 21st Century Sherlock Holmes, but it was a curious decision to pilot […]

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  • The Last Weekend w/ Rupert Penry-Jones & Shaun Evans

    The Last Weekend w/ Rupert Penry-Jones & Shaun Evans

    Not that I’m being greedy or anything, but with all the particulars that are involved in ITV1’s announcement Monday both in front of and behind the camera, I need to see this now…and it needs to be a part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. The upcoming ITV1 commissioning of Blake Morrison’s best-selling suspense thriller, The Last […]

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  • Sherlock 3 to begin filming in 2013

    Sherlock 3 to begin filming in 2013

    Sherlock 3 – Good news / Bad news For all those in the UK that have been left hanging out to dry since the end of Sherlock 2 , in the other parts of the world currently in the middle of series 2 or in the U.S. who are, impatiently, awaiting the premiere of Sherlock […]

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  • BBC Showcase – comedy, comedy, comedy in 2012

    BBC Showcase – comedy, comedy, comedy in 2012

    One thing was quite clear after day two in Liverpool at the 2012 BBC Showcase. While it’s been an exceedingly good year for the BBC with regards to drama with the premiere of Call the Midwife, the return of Whitechapel, the continuation of Upstairs Downstairs and the brilliant end to Spooks (MI5), it’s clear that […]

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  • Rod Stewart's 1971 tribute to the Dowager Countess

    Rod Stewart's 1971 tribute to the Dowager Countess

    It’s that time again for the annual BBC Showcase where myself and about 600 of my closest friends around the globe get the opportunity to screen what that Beeb has in store for the worldwide television landscape in the next couple of years. After 20 years, we leave the lovely (at this time of the […]

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  • The ultimate 21st century Sherlock? Up to you.

    The ultimate 21st century Sherlock? Up to you.

    CBS gets more ‘Elementary‘ every day We’re all aware of CBS’ plan to produce a pilot for a 21st century Sherlock series for possible pick-up by the network beginning in Fall 2012. And everyone knows how I feel about this idea given some earlier comments about NBC’s failed attempt at Prime Suspect. This one, however, […]

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  • Q&A with Bill Nighy

    Q&A with Bill Nighy

    There are few actors on the planet that once you see a film stars that individual, you automatically head towards Fandango to secure a ticket or set the DVR to record on the telly. Big screen or small, Bill Nighy is one of those individuals for me. Whether you’re talking about his recent small screen […]

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  • First look – Sherlock "Scandal in Belgravia" on PBS

    First look – Sherlock "Scandal in Belgravia" on PBS

    I know we’re still talking about something that’s a bit down the road, but May 6 will be here before you know it. Whatever side of the pond you find yourself on today, you, most assuredly, are either part of the UK Sherlock Separation Anxiety Society or the U.S. Sherlock Anticipation Society. Not to worry! […]

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