Add Cluedo: Sherlock edition to your holiday wish list

Looking around at some of the retail outlets in September, there may be a point in time where you say it’s a bit early to start thinking about the December holiday season, but personally it’s never too early to start thinking about your holiday shopping list and that includes preparing your own wish list. NEVER. […]

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2012-2013 UK comedy pipeline update

Yesterday, we saw a hint of what’s in store for BBC drama output with the upcoming premiere of Ripper Street but now is the time to focus on some upcoming comedy projects that will make their way to telly in the not-too-distant future. Given that new series for Trollied, Spy and Rev are already lined […]

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Doctor Who: Science Fiction or Science Fact?

For Doctor Who fans worldwide that are still in orbit over last week’s newest bit of trailer greatness, last Saturday’s broadcast of The Science of Doctor Who special on BBC America did nothing to curb any enthusiasm for the upcoming series this Fall. Attempting to answer the burning question, How much of the science fiction […]

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Outnumbered to return for a fifth series

British situation comedy series come in all shapes and sizes. There are those that litter the airwave alleys which should have been commissioned for another season but weren’t for some unexplained reason (insert Whites, Dirk Gently and Grass here), there are those that have hung around too long (insert Two Pints of Lager and a […]

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It's never too early to plan that Downton Abbey 3 watching party

With the welcome thought that, no matter where you find yourself in the UK or in America, every day that passes is one day closer to the premiere of Downton Abbey 3. Writer Julian Fellowes had me with just the thought of the first Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith)/Martha Levinson (Shirley MacLaine) Kodak moment. Don’t really […]

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Doctor Who 1963-2011 in under 10 minutes

As a potential lead-up to the upcoming 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, BabelColour has painstakingly compressed almost five decades of Traveling TIme Lord history into a brilliant 10-minute video that catalogs virtually every Doctor Who adventure from ‘An Unearthly Child’ in 1963 right up to the 2011 Christmas special, ‘The Doctor, The Widow and the […]

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Fancy a TARDIS Cat Playhouse for that special someone?

Another one of those “too good to pass up” finds that one feels obligated to share. A quick thanks goes out to Bruce Gunn and The Mary Sue for the original find and, ultimately, pointing us in the right direction to dig a bit deeper into this very special project. As the story goes, back […]

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Downton Abbey fans: It's A Very Carson Christmas

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 music compilation CD’s or DVD’s […]

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Doctor Who drops TARDIS on Wicked Witch

This just in from Geek Alerts: Gadgets for Geeks. Doctor Who visited Oz? I know. Had no idea. I guess the good thing to come out of all of this is that Dorothy won’t have to worry about a guilty conscience over killing a witch any longer. Finally, the When Worlds Collide: Doctor Who Meets […]

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The Queen's Christmas message: 1957-2011

The Queen’s Christmas message – 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60Eq5sXh_Lo Thankfully, this “new medium” of television, as The Queen put it some 54 years ago, took hold thus allowing for The Queen’s Happy Christmas message to be seen and not just heard each year on Christmas Day. Following the tradition that was started in 1932 by King George […]

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