Doctor Who 50th: An Adventure in Time and Space begins to take shape

One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words… Who knew the importance of a simple quote in a 1918 newspaper advertisement for the San Antonio Light in signaling the beginning of one of the most eagerly awaited anniversaries in recent memory? What began as a description for the newspapers pictorial coverage of World War I can […]

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The Office meets The Hobbit….and more!

As we have been saying since day one of 2013, telly life is good on both sides of the Atlantic…even if we are still months away from series 3 of Sherlock. Not quite halfway through the third set of Downton Abbey and looking ahead to the premiere of series 2 of Call the Midwife and […]

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Nonnatus House to re-open this Sunday on Call the Midwife for series 2

Grossly overshadowed during this past season of telly by the juggernaut that is Downton Abbey was a brilliant series from the BBC that, on the surface, probably didn’t attract the attention it deserved. Not hard to understand when you think that the plot line of Call the Midwife could be summed up simply with the […]

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It's a Call the Midwife Christmas tonight on PBS!

The Radio Times was spot on when they recently described the BBC’s most watched drama series in over 10 years, Call the Midwife, by saying, “…in spite of only having one six-episode series so far, the tear-jerking drama about a group of midwives in 1950s East London already feels like a TV staple.” It’s no […]

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Potential Midwife vs. Downton smackdown on Christmas Day averted in UK

Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier….Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey? First, there was the Rumble in the Jungle in 1974. Then came the Thrilla in Manilla in 1975. Now, some 37 years later, the new ‘Fight of the Century’ will occur on Christmas Day and feature the Call the Midwife Holiday Special in one corner […]

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PBS announces Call the Midwife Holiday Special & 2nd season premiere

Another day, another day that Christmas will be coming early to those that have been patiently awaiting the news about broadcast plans for the upcoming Call the Midwife Holiday Special on PBS. The BBC recently announced that the 75-minute special would be broadcast Christmas Day at 7:30p, The BBC broadcast has been scheduled at the […]

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Drama Wars 2013: BBC vs ITV

By all accounts, 2012 was a pretty stellar year for drama output from the BBC and ITV. Downton Abbey, Sherlock, Endeavour, DCI Banks, Scott and Bailey, Call the Midwife and Upstairs Downstairs to name a few. In 2013, it only gets better as both the BBC and ITV are getting ready to rumble for drama […]

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Blackadder crashes the Prince's Trust 2012

Amidst the periodic pleas of continuance and subsequent rumours that usually follow about the return of Blackadder, nothing much has materialized beyond the once a year thought that a Blackadder reunion set in the 60’s with Sir Edmund fronting a Dave Clark Five type band with ‘Bald Rick’ as the drummer was once a possibility. […]

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