Are you the next Steven Moffat? Could happen…

The good news is, now is your chance. The bad news is, you need to be a student between 9-11 years of age, enrolled in a British primary school and a resident of the UK. Overseas (where we are) submissions cannot be considered. Better put pen to paper soon, deadline for submission is 13 June, […]

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Tellyspotting 2.0

Over the last couple of days, we’ve experienced a phenomenal increase in traffic from around the world. As a matter of fact, Friday, 29 April, was by far the highest traffic day ever since the beginning thanks, in large part, to a couple of minor events going on like the Royal Wedding and the return […]

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Add stand-up to the list of why UK comedy is better than US comedy

Ok, we’ve over-discussed the differences between British and American situation comedy. Just my opinion, but the British just flat out do it better. No doubt, from an American perspective, it’s infinitely better with the likes of Modern Family, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Community, etc. But, in doing some quick math regarding the comparison of […]

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Doctor Who S6 – 4 days! 2 new clips!

Never has the Internet universe been so abuzz with the impending premiere of S6 of Doctor Who this coming Saturday. Ok, maybe there was the same anticipation around this time last year for S5, but it makes great copy. As per the usual, rumors are rampant with grenades being lobbed about someone dying in the […]

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Jennifer Garner as Miss Marple? This just isn't right.

For those that have commented over time that I should hold back on my thoughts regarding American re-makes of classic British television, you no longer have the ability to say anything…ever. The word from Disney is that they will re-invent the elderly creation of Agatha Christie in to a 30-something hot American detective. As the […]

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Red Nose Day 2011 – Doctor Who and Outnumbered greatness

Wouldn’t be Red Nose Day without a new Doctor Who. Leading up to the series 6 premiere in April, Steven Moffat has created greatness once again. This time, there’s two Amy’s, how great is that? Doctor Who “Space, part 1” Doctor Who “Time, part 2” Outnumbered meets Andy Murray Andy Murray, current #1 British tennis player […]

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Graham Norton anyone? Maybe WILTY? 10 O'Clock Live maybe?

Ever planned a trip to New York or Los Angeles, business or vacation, and part of the planning centered around trying to be in the studio audience for your favorite game show or talk show such as Dave or Conan? Full disclosure before we go any further. I’m guilty having been in the studio audience […]

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Behind the Britcom premieres on PBS

Zero hour is here…the PBS premiere of Behind the Britcom: From Script to Screen. I know we’ve been talking about this for awhile, tempting you with some of the early interview footage from the production shoots over the past couple of years. As KERA airs the 2-hour program tonight at 9:00pm, many PBS stations around […]

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BBC Showcase 2011 – Day one

Seemed appropriate on ‘Oscar Sunday’, that we begin with greetings from the land of The King’s Speech and Colin Firth. It’s day one at BBC Showcase 2011 in Brighton where we are able to screen literally 1000’s of hours of BBC past, present and future for possible acquisition. It was here, over the years, that […]

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Scattershooting on a Monday….Downton Abbey, Judi Dench and more

More trolling around the Internets bringing you more tidbits of witty banter to amaze your friends with at parties…. Downton Abbey production begins in February We reported last week that Downton Abbey is set to go into production next month in the UK. Now that the second or four episodes has come and gone on […]

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