Spot on parody cures our ‘Sherlock’ separation anxiety…almost.

What better way to suppress a bit of Sherlock separation anxiety than a brilliant Sherlock parody from the mind palaces over at the Hillywood Show. While there have been numerous parodies over the past several years, this particular one from Hilly & Hannah Hindi includes fan favorite moments from actual Sherlock episodes. The comedy duo traveled to London to film in actual Sherlock […]

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‘Grantchester’ adds Christmas special to next series

Following in the footsteps of Doctor Who and Call the Midwife, a couple of long-time BBC Christmas programming staples, Grantchester will add a special holiday-themed episode this year to air ahead of the planned third series that will be coming our way in 2017. James Norton and Robson Green are set to return as Vicar Sidney Chambers and Police Inspector Geordie […]

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‘Doctor Who’ meets ‘Sherlock’ meets ‘Supernatural’ in latest Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency adaptation

For more reasons than the law allows, the San Diego Comic-Con is nothing short of pure greatness. Each year, just when you think they can’t top their previous years’ effort, both the line-up of guests and show trailers created and produced with the thought of them actually premiering at the annual event (which happens to be […]

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PBS delivers another Masterpiece with ‘Churchill’s Secret’ in September

Admittedly, there will be an entire generation who know Michael Gambon only from the Harry Potter franchise. Others will immediately think back to an absolutely brilliant performance in The Singing Detective. Whichever the case, it’s more must-see-tv from the UK as Gambon takes on the role of Sir Winston Churchill in the new PBS drama, Churchill’s Secret. Gambon joins a long-list of […]

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Matt Lucas takes us BTS on the set of ‘Doctor Who’ 10!

This is nothing short of brilliant on two counts. Well, probably more than two, but that’s all I can think of at present. First, the fact that Matt Lucas is returning to Doctor Who and, two, no one EVER gets to see anything other than maybe a few stills taken during production of Doctor Who. EVER! Those […]

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‘Sherlock’ adds ‘Selfridge’/’Adventures in Time and Space’ star to cast for series 4

The stellar cast for Sherlock series 4 just got a bit more stellar with the addition of yet another familiar face. Sacha Dhawan has signed on to play a character named “AJ” in the new series, according sources close to the production. Dhawan, who will join series regulars Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington, Rupert Graves and […]

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‘Doctor Who’ and the Tesla coil – Science is cool 2.0!

Post binge-watching of Breaking Bad and our discovery of the Doctor Who ‘Periodic Table’, here is another ‘this is why science is cool’ post, which seems to be becoming a weekly topic of discussion here at Tellyspotting. This just in from a world where Doctor Who and Nikola Tesla cross paths. The Tesla coil is an electrical resonant transformer circuit invented […]

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