• Behind the scenes bits with ‘Shaun the Sheep: The Movie’

    Behind the scenes bits with ‘Shaun the Sheep: The Movie’

    It’s been a long journey to the big screen for Shaun the Sheep ever since he made his debut in the 1995 Aardman short, A Close Shave. Watching that or any one of a number of Wallace and Gromit features, have you ever wondered just what goes into the making of an Aardman movie? If you were one of those […]

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  • CBBC’s Blue Peter to send kids to MI-5 spy school

    CBBC’s Blue Peter to send kids to MI-5 spy school

    In November 2013, the longest-running children’s TV show in the world (a.k.a. Blue Peter) paid tribute to the longest-running science fiction series in the world (a.k.a. Doctor Who). In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the CBBC children’s magazine series launched a competition for kids ages six to 15 to design a sonic gadget that could […]

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  • PBS’ Arthur heads to ‘Fountain Abbey’ on Jan 26

    PBS’ Arthur heads to ‘Fountain Abbey’ on Jan 26

    I know, we’ve written (and, probably, overwritten) how you can tell when a series such as Downton Abbey instantly becomes a part of pop-culture. If it makes it to the mind palaces of such icons as Saturday Night Live  or Jimmy Fallon, whose Downton Sixby spoofs were priceless, then you know you have something. With […]

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  • Tea Pong & Havarti cheese; Must be time for ‘Downton Abbey’!

    Tea Pong & Havarti cheese; Must be time for ‘Downton Abbey’!

    For those that thought Downton Abbey was only for the 50-somethings and over Anglophile, think again. There’s a new audience demo in town and they are putting aside their traditional beer pong red Solo cups every Sunday evening for a bit of Havarti cheese, a proper cup of tea and a heavy dose of their favorite English […]

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  • ‘Doctor Who’ theme as performed by an all-Robot Orchestra

    ‘Doctor Who’ theme as performed by an all-Robot Orchestra

    Leave it to CNET to find the perfect way for British telly fans to end 2014 and dive head first into 2015 with the Doctor Who theme performed by an all-robot orchestra! Well, almost all-robots….there are a few humans allowed in the band this year. As part of this year’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures on […]

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  • Royal Mail to commemorate The Two Ronnies with new post stamp

    Royal Mail to commemorate The Two Ronnies with new post stamp

    In the age of more and more communication via texts, email and FaceTime, the archaic practice of sending snail mail may just get a bit more fun beginning 1 April 2015. Royal Mail has just released the first images of a new set of stamps celebrating Britain’s comedy greats, including The Two Ronnies, Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie […]

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  • ‘Eh-Oh’…Teletubbies ‘baby in the sun’ reveals herself

    ‘Eh-Oh’…Teletubbies ‘baby in the sun’ reveals herself

    From all of us at Tellyspotting, we wish you and yours a safe and very happy Christmas today. As the sun rises on another Christmas, we thought we’d bring you news surrounding another fairly famous sunrise… Over the hills and far away, Teletubbies come to play …. It was at that point in Teletubbies that the sun […]

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  • Martha Stewart’s Gingerbread Abbey is just in time for the holidays!

    Martha Stewart’s Gingerbread Abbey is just in time for the holidays!

    Leave it to the creative brilliance of Martha Stewart to make a bit of holiday greatness out of the most highly-anticipated television series premiere of 2015. Thankfully, that premiere is only 4 days into the new year so there’s not long to wait! Martha Stewart and her team have created a “Gingerbread Abbey”—a stunning likeness […]

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