So you think you want to be a Spy? You might want to re-think that….

While I’m probably the biggest fan there is of the BBC series, Spooks (or, MI5 in the States), if push ever came to shove, I’m not sure I would actually want take Harry Pierce’s place at any point of time. While Harry seemed to survive the full complement of 10 series of Spooks, there definitely was a limited life […]

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The Sound of Music Live! next up for Lady Mae Loxley and friends…

Katherine Kelly, who charmed the ‘you know what’ off of Harry Gordon Selfridge for the last several years as Lady Mae Loxley in Mr. Selfridge, will turn her attention to a live on Christmas Day in the UK, TV adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound Of Music. Joining Kelly will be her Mr. Selfridge co-star, Kara Tointon, who played […]

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Equal time: Failed British re-makes of American telly

If you been with Tellyspotting as a P1 since day one or if you have joined the conversation at any point over the course of the last three years you are probably acutely aware of my lack of tolerance for poorly done American television remakes of British television output. This holds true mostly in the […]

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2010 British Comedy Awards – and the winner is….

Rightfully so, last night (Saturday, 22 January) was billed as the biggest night of the year for the British comedy industry as UK’s funniest gathered at London’s O2 for the annual British Comedy Awards. Jonathan Ross returned as host of the gala evening, broadcast live on Channel 4, that, for the first time, tapped the […]

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Forget Lost & 24 – Think Ashes to Ashes

With all the talk centered around the final episode of Lost, Simon’s not on American Idol anymore, 24 is done after 9 seasons, you’d think television, as we know it, will cease to exist with the beginning of the 2010-2011 season. A couple of years ago, it was the end of The Sopranos and we […]

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