‘Doc Martin’ to re-open Portwenn surgery as S8 heads to public television in January 2019

There is light at the end of the proverbial Portwenn tunnel for American audiences that have had to endure an agonizingly long blackout period since series 8 of Doc Martin premiered on ITV in the UK almost a year ago in September 2017. Everyone’s favorite village physician who apparently skipped the Bedside Manner 101 class in medical school and […]

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Alan Cumming confirms role as a ‘nice baddie’ in Doctor Who XI

In what seems to be a bit of a departure from an unwritten policy that stretches back more years that anyone can remember against leaking any information regarding the new series, a brilliant tidbit has surfaced about the forthcoming Doctor Who series starring Jodie Whitaker. Appearing on the most recent edition of the Will Young and Chris […]

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With no news on broadcast dates for new ‘Doc Martin’ episodes in America, let’s take a trip around the ‘Doc Martin’ world….

Unfortunately, no news is not always good news. With new episodes of Doc Martin still in limbo as to when they will arrive on the public television doorstep, you might painfully remember that when we last visited picturesque Portwenn at the end of series 7, viewers were left wondering what the future might hold for the Doc, […]

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New episodes of ‘A Place to Call Home’ and ‘Doc Martin’ still in public television limbo

The proverbial $64K question that public television programmers find themselves being asked the most the past few months is when will the two long-time favorites, Doc Martin and A Place to Call Home return with new episodes. Complicating matters in the minds of viewers is the knowledge that Doc Martin has already aired in the UK and new episodes of A Place […]

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ITV’s ‘Vanity Fair’ adds Suranne Jones and Michael Palin to all-star cast

While initial filming has begun in Budapest on Vanity Fair, Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s epic story of love and intrigue during the Napoleonic Wars, producers continue to add to an already stellar cast which includes Martin Clunes (Doc Martin), Tom Bateman (Murder On The Orient Express), Claudia Jessie (Line of Duty) and Frances de La Tour […]

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Milly Dowler drama up next for Doc Martin’s Martin Clunes

What does Martin Clunes do during his year off from filming Doc Martin? Work non-stop, of course. According to Radio Times, Clunes has signed on to play police officer Colin Sutton, the detective who caught the killer of Milly Dowler, the schoolgirl who was abducted and murdered in 2002. The 13-year-old English schoolgirl was reported missing by her […]

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Portwenn surgery reopens for business as ‘Doc Martin’ returns to ITV for S8!

Thankfully for non-residents of Portwenn, Dr. Martin Ellingham isn’t done insulting his patients just yet. Everyone’s favorite curmudgeonly village physician with an ill-timed phobia for blood is back for the next set of eight programs that will make up series 8 of Doc Martin. The new series returns Wednesday, 20 September at 9p on ITV with a broadcast on […]

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M.C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin makes Cotswolds streets safe beginning Saturday on KERA

Based on the highly successful, best-selling novel series by M. C. Beaton, the British comedy-drama Agatha Raisin is set to cross the Atlantic this month on public television. Originally broadcast as a one-off pilot, Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death, the program was commissioned for a new 8-part series that will premiere on American public television […]

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‘Doc Martin’ producers confirm plans for two new series

Earlier this year, we had the great good fortune to speak with the absolutely delightful Ian McNeice (a.k.a. Bert Large) at WhoFestDFW3. You may recall that McNeice has portrayed Winston Churchill in several episodes of Doctor Who over the years. For obvious reasons, the discussion drifted briefly to another very popular series that Ian is currently associated with, […]

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