Spooks (MI-5) 10 confirmed, I think

Ok, I’m a bit late to the dance, but doesn’t mean the band’s not coming back for another set. Just doing a bit of digging today on the eve of series 9 of MI5 (Spooks), which begins broadcasting on a number of public television stations across the U.S. this week. I had not “officially” heard […]

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message – circa 1957

Can’t let Christmas Day go by without setting the Way Back machine to 1957 to take a look at the Queen’s first televised Christmas message 54 years ago to the people of England. Love the opening comments stating that “…television has made it possible for many of you to see me in your homes on […]

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Could Doctor Who really be Santa?

Sounds crazy, but how many people can stand here today and say they’ve seen both in the same room at the same time? My point, exactly. Think about it. Could ‘The Doctor’ actually be the new Santa? As pointed out in the Telegraph, both, in recent years, have arrived on Christmas Day with hope in […]

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Mr. Bean Christmas Turkey – a public service

With the Christmas holiday approaching like a bullet train, I thought it was more of a public service than just merely fun to show this clip as you prepare the Christmas turkey. As many times as I have watched this classic from Mr. Bean, starring the brilliant Rowan Atkinson, it just never gets old. When […]

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Behind the scenes of a Christmassy Miranda

Miranda, starring Miranda Hart, one of the funniest and most refreshing British comedies to come along in years on the BBC, targets the Christmas holiday season in the newest installment that premiered last night on BBC Two. While I haven’t seen a full episode as of yet, the numerous clips I’ve seen from the first […]

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Red Dwarf Easter Eggs for Christmas

Call it geeky, nerdy or whatever you want. This is just plain cool. Easter eggs are a long-standing tradition whether it be in films, television or, now, DVD releases. Not entirely sure if this is the work of Andrew Ellard or not, but the good folks over at reddwarf.co.uk have put together a compilation of […]

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A BBC retro-Christmas 2010

To amplify the point that the Christmas/Boxing Day television schedule war between the BBC and ITV is something akin to Wrestlemania XXVI, one has to look no further than this years schedule plans for both outlets. Even though the BBC is more Hulk Hogan to ITV’s Vince McMahon, both continue to throw the kitchen sink […]

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Doctor Who wish list

We know what you’d like in the TARDIS, now who would you like to see on Doctor Who? I suppose when you wake up and realize that you are Doctor Who, there might be a feeling that anything is at your disposal. Remember, it was only recently that Matt Smith, the current “Doctor”, mentioned that […]

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Wallace & Gromit ring in the holidays

Head’s up. Halloween’s over so all attention is now focused on the Christmas holiday season. Beginning today, 2 November, Royal Mail and Aardman Animations, headed by W&G creator, Nick Park, have softened the blow a bit by creating this year’s holiday stamp offering from Royal Mail. In typical Aardman style, each stamp was meticulously crafted […]

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Christmas comes early for Doctor Who

The Christmas holidays may be 6 months away, but not for the Traveling Time Lord. Filming begins next week in Wales for the 2010 Christmas special to be broadcast in the UK with the U.S. not far behind. Rumors are starting to surface with respect to not only the Christmas special, but for series 6 also. […]

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