Finally off the island, Ben Miller now wants his ‘TV wife’ back

Several years removed from his two+ year stint on Death in Paradise, the greatness of Ben Miller returns to the small screen known as BBC One in a new romantic comedy series, I Want My Wife Back. Caroline Catz (Murder in Suburbia, Doc Martin, DCI Banks) plays Bex, his TV wife who walks out on their marriage on her […]

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‘Jonathan Creek’ to celebrate 20 years with new special in 2017

Jonathan Creek, the comedy/drama/mystery series starring Alan Davies will return to BBC One for a new 90-minute special in 2017. The special, which will mark the series’ 20th anniversary since it began in 1997, will see Davies return for the first time since 2014 as Creek, who works as a creative consultant to a stage magician […]

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‘The Coroner’ continues the changing face of daytime drama in the UK

In America, ‘daytime dramas’ have always been called ‘soaps’ and largely said with a bit of a snicker when talking about them to others. More often than not, ‘soaps’ are considered guilty pleasures in the States where viewers find it difficult to admit that they know that Tracy Quartermaine’s life was saved by Dr. Marcus […]

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‘Call the Midwife’ promises to both uplift and upset as series 5 cycles its way to PBS

UK viewers closed the book on another gut-wrenching series of Call the Midwife last night. Without exception, the Heidi Thomas creation has to be considered the most fearless series on television. Having dealt with domestic abuse, prostitution, infant mortality, homosexuality, racism, poverty and alcohol addiction, the series tackles its most difficult and/or boldest subject to date when Call the Midwife returns […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ cast gathers for final series read-through

Members of ‘Downton Abbey-Nation’ have been in mourning since the news that the forthcoming series would be the British period dramas final season. The cast, however, based on recent pics of their return to work seem to be enjoying each others company for one final go-round. Leading up to filming, the cast reconvened in March […]

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