'DCI Banks' set for UK & U.S. return with new episodes

Perhaps the most intense individual on the small screen, DCI Alan Banks, is set for a return in the not-too-distant future. The third series of DCI Banks, starring Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe and Caroline Catz, will transmit soon on ITV and then follow with a public television broadcast in the States beginning in April 2014. […]

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Drama – 2014 is looking up for British telly in the U.S.

Just in case you thought that, even for a fleeting moment, telly couldn’t get any better after a fairly stellar 2013, the BeeB and ITV bring the following to public television in 2014… Downton Abbey 4     Sherlock 3     Doc Martin 6     New Tricks 10     Call the Midwife […]

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'Doc Martin Revealed' coming soon to a public television station near you!

Beginning tomorrow on a number of public television stations across the U.S., a new Doc Martin behind-the-scenes special will begin airing throughout December. DOC MARTIN: REVEALED features behind-the-scenes footage from the newest Doc Martin series (Season 6) shot on location in Port Isaac, Cornwall, England. Fans of Doc Martin will get inside access to the […]

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Chat with Bert and Al Large from 'Doc Martin' Thursday, Nov 14

Attention Doc Martin fans, have we got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you! Ian McNeice and Joe Absolom, a.k.a. Bert and Al Large from Doc Martin, will be answering your questions LIVE on Thursday, November 14 at 2:00pm CDT/3:00pm EDT in celebration of the release of season 6 of Doc Martin to public television, your home […]

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ITV and BBC 2013: Let the Drama Games begin

ITV: Where Drama Lives 2013 Ordinarily, I’m not a big fan of trailers as, in many cases, they contain all the good bits. Admittedly, in most cases, this is directly related to movie trailers more so than television series promos. However, a promo comes along once in awhile that is just plain brilliant that just […]

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Downton Abbey 4 teaser: A first glimpse at last!

While not quite the day that the whole of Planet Earth has been waiting almost a year for, it is just about the next best thing to sliced bread with the highly-anticipated release of the first video from Downton Abbey 4. This past week, if you were to look up the word ‘tease’ in the […]

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Doc Martin's Portwenn surgery re-opens 2 September on ITV1; S7 hinted at?

When the initial pitch for Doc Martin came from series star Martin Clunes and wife, television producer Philippa Braithwaite, through their production company Buffalo Pictures, early thoughts from ITV were along the lines of, “Well, it doesn’t sound promising, does it? We’ve got a show about a cranky doctor who doesn’t like anyone and no […]

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A trip to Portwenn and the making of Doc Martin 6….

As Planet Earth patiently (ha!) awaits the precise moment that surgery is once again open in Portwenn for the return of Doc Martin, David Rubinsohn and Eric Luskin, colleagues over at American Public Television, the U.S. distributor of the series to public television stations, made the trek to Port Isaac to both interview cast and […]

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