• PBS to mark 20th with ‘Diana: Her Story’

    PBS to mark 20th with ‘Diana: Her Story’

    With a global audience of over 750 million, many individuals will instantly remember staying up all night to watch Lady Diana Spencer wed Charles, Prince of Wales, on 29 July 1981 at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Those same individuals will also forever remember where they were the moment they heard the tragic news of Princess Diana’s tragic […]

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  • Spam — Monty Python’s favorite mystery meat turns 80!

    Spam — Monty Python’s favorite mystery meat turns 80!

    On July 5, 1937, the American culinary landscape would change forever. Eighty years ago yesterday, America ushered in the arrival of the canned luncheon meat known as Spam. Widely used by the U.S. Army to the tune of over 100 million pounds consumed by Allied troops oversees during World War II, the eat-right-out-of-the-can ‘pork’ product […]

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  • There’s nothing better than a Cyberman on a trampoline

    There’s nothing better than a Cyberman on a trampoline

    With series 10 of Doctor Who now in the books and series 11, complete with a new Doctor, currently only a vision in new showrunner Chris Chibnall’s eyes at this point, we’re going to need a few things over the next few months to pass the time until the 2017 Christmas episode. Moments after the series 10 cliff-hanger finale, […]

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  • Paddington Bear author/creator, Michael Bond, dies at 91

    Paddington Bear author/creator, Michael Bond, dies at 91

    Michael Bond CBE, the author and creator of Paddington Bear, the marmalade-loving bear from ‘deepest, darkest Peru’ who comes heads to London (by Aunt Lucy) in his iconic old hat, ruffled coat, wellingtons and a battered suitcase to live, has died at the age of 91. Bond published his first book, “A Bear Called Paddington”, in 1958. […]

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  • Red Dwarf & Death in Paradise’s Danny John-Jules lends his ‘talents’ to The Real Full Monty

    Red Dwarf & Death in Paradise’s Danny John-Jules lends his ‘talents’ to The Real Full Monty

    Wednesday night, almost two decades after The Full Monty was first released in cinemas, The Real Full Monty, a 90-minute documentary to both mark the anniversary of the classic movie and raise awareness of men’s cancers aired on ITV. Britain’s Got Talent lead dancer and choreographer, Ashley Banjo, joined forces with Alexander Armstrong (1/2 of the great […]

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  • Legendary ‘Blue Peter’ presenter John Noakes passes at 83

    Legendary ‘Blue Peter’ presenter John Noakes passes at 83

    The former host of Blue Peter, the longest running children’s program in the world (yes, the world), has died at the age of 83. Noakes, who was at the helm of the series in the 1960s and 70s and remains its longest serving presenter of all time at 12.5 years, passed away after suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. […]

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  • WhoFest4DFW – The Power of Five lands in North Texas this weekend

    WhoFest4DFW – The Power of Five lands in North Texas this weekend

    If your TARDIS happens to be in the North Texas area beginning today through Sunday, you need to head on over to WhoFest4 DFW for more Doctor Who than the law allows. The fourth year of the fest promises, once again, to be ‘bigger on the inside’ this year with more panels, guests, concerts, Q&A sessions, celebrity photo ops, […]

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  • Oven gloves come off as Bake-Off battle between BBC and Ch 4 heats up

    Oven gloves come off as Bake-Off battle between BBC and Ch 4 heats up

    Fortunately or, unfortunately, we all know the history of The Great British Bake-Off which resulted in the unthinkable parting of the ways between Love Productions, long-time producers of the series and the BBC, the broadcast home for GBBO since the beginning. When talks broke off last year and the dust settled, the series had found a new home on […]

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