• 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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  • CBS to pilot U.S. version of 21st century Sherlock – How original.

    CBS to pilot U.S. version of 21st century Sherlock – How original.

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…along comes news of yet another bone-headed re-make concept that just makes you want to turn off your telly and listen to radio drama until the end of time. Word on the street (actually, via The Hollywood Reporter) is that CBS is developing […]

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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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  • Scattershooting on Wallander III, Dark Shadows and more….

    Scattershooting on Wallander III, Dark Shadows and more….

    Wallander III in production From the watchful eye of tellyspotting reader, Patty Winter, comes a report of Sir Kenneth being spotted filming scenes for an upcoming episode of Wallander for series III, entitled “Dogs of Riga”, at the Riga Centra Market in Latvia, along with co-star Ingeborga Dapkunaite. Wallander, the BBC mini-series stars the greatness […]

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  • The Prisoner – Lost of the 60's?

    The Prisoner – Lost of the 60's?

    In television, series finales are a completely different ballgame from season finales, for one simple reason. The individual who originally envisioned the series, the writer, knows going into the finale, that what the viewer will ultimately see, will be a program that ties up all loose ends and all questions will be answered. Uh, right. […]

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  • 1st meeting of the Sherlock support group….welcome!

    1st meeting of the Sherlock support group….welcome!

    Unbeknownst to Sherlockology, the ‘unofficial’ organizer of the worldwide Sherlock support group, the first meeting of the season has called to order. For those wishing to join, we will be virtually meeting periodically between now and 2012. Amidst rain, riots and rumors, cast and crew plodded along this past week as they continued the filming of “A […]

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  • Prime Suspect vs Prime Suspect

    Prime Suspect vs Prime Suspect

    I’m afraid you’ll know where I stand in the matter of seconds….if it takes that long. The only thing in common between the iconic Granada Television series, produced for ITV and PBS, and the upcoming NBC series starring Maria Bello, is the title. To be fair, it might not be a fair fight just yet […]

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  • PBS' Endeavor looks at early days of Inspector Morse

    PBS' Endeavor looks at early days of Inspector Morse

    There are things in the world of film and television that defy logic. Jennifer Garner as a young Miss Marple…still don’t get it. I’ve never fully recovered from seeing Tom Cruise in Interview with a Vampire. Even though there’s no denying the brilliance of John Thaw as Inspector Morse, I’m getting better now and am actually […]

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  • A Zen moment for PBS begins Sunday on Masterpiece

    A Zen moment for PBS begins Sunday on Masterpiece

    Rufus Sewell stars as Aurelio Zen, a Venetian detective who possesses “an unfortunate reputation for honesty“. As you can imagine, this presents a challenge in the somewhat morally complicated world of the Italian police. A doubly hard existence especially when you are in Rome and are Venetian. Based on author Michael Dibdin’s international best-selling Italian detective […]

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