Happy 25th Anniversary – Red Dwarf!

15 February is definitely a day to celebrate if you love British telly. Twenty-five years ago on that fateful day in 1988, the creation from the mind palace of Rob Grant and Doug Naylor which introduced the world to the remaining on-board inhabitants of a mining spaceship owned and operated by the Jupiter Mining Corporation, […]

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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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Happy Christmas from Tellyspotting!

A Very Carson Christmas It’s been a long time since I’ve seen the latenight commercials for the Ronco Inside the Shell Electric Egg Scrambler, Ron Popeil’s Pocket Fisherman or the Ginsu knives that could cut a metal can in half and still be sharp enough to slice a tomato to perfection. We’ve all seen the […]

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Wallace & Gromit wish you a Cracking Christmas

Aardman’s Wallace and Gromit in a festive new video…   I think we can all agree that it wouldn’t be Christmas without a Wallace & Gromit adventure or two as part of your telly watching. This year will not disappoint given that Christmas week on UKGOLD, as well as on BBC1 on the 27th and […]

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas – Red Dwarf style

Ran across a brilliant piece which combines one of my favorite series with one of my favorite times of the year. Searching half the night trying to find the appropriate person to attribute this to and give credit where credit is due, all I could come up with was that it looks like it was […]

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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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It's Official: Downton Abbey renewed for 4th series!

As the United States braces for the Downton Abbey arrival of Shirley MacLaine in the premiere of series 3 (January 6, 2013 on PBS’ aptly named Masterpiece), word from the UK on Friday was that Christmas was to come early to all around the planet. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus! ITV has given […]

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With the Crawleys away, could it be party time at Downton Abbey?

Once again, thanks to the Radio Times, Christmas comes early with the storyline revealed for the Downton Abbey 2012 Christmas special set for transmission on Christmas Day on ITV. In a nutshell, the 140 characters or less Twitter version is – what do servants do when there’s no-one to serve? To: Downton Abbey fans worldwide […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from Tellyspotting!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already Thanksgiving here in the States and, as mind-numbing as it may be, Christmas is right around the corner. That said, it’s important to remember today as a day where it’s important to take a moment and think about family and friends and all the things you are truly […]

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