The Doctor. Which is it? Love it or Good ole' days syndrome?

We’re now at the halfway mark of the first season of the Steven Moffat era for Doctor Who, which stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. Seemed like a no-win situation for Moffat as either expectations were really high given the level of talent lined up to pen the first season or there was a significant […]

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BBC offers apology for Doctor Who gaffe

We’ve all seen them in their disgustingly obtrusive glory. Endless promotion with bells and whistles that cover a third of the screen, populate every television broadcast these days to tease the weekly not-too-be-missed blockbuster…or just what’s coming up next. Whatever they promote, they’ve gone way beyond a simple station or network logo that identifies what […]

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News from (Doctor) Who-ville

Now that the Matt Smith – Karen Gillan era has begun in both the UK and the US, here are some bits and bobs floating around the cosmos regarding the premiere. Intrepid Tellyspotting correspondent, Cindy Lou Who, files this report from (Doctor) Who-ville. Filming Doctor Who has been interesting to say the least according to […]

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History says, it's ok to not like the new Doctor

Are you ready to turn the page on the David Tennant-era when the Matt Smith tenure as the Eleventh Doctor begins tomorrow night on “another network”? If you’re a bit worried as to whether or not your going to be able to handle a third Doctor in the span of the last five years, then […]

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Hey, Doctor Who fans – welcome to the 21st Century

Seems a bit ironic that there are some Doctor Who fans out there that need to be dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st Century. Lighten up folks. Tom Baker is not the Doctor anymore. Seems as though much of the UK is in an uproar this week after the long-awaited premiere this past weekend […]

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Who said television doesn't influence behavior?

Whoever coined this phrase must have underestimated the power of television to influence buying behavior. Why, you ask? Well, just ask the makers of Harris Tweed how they feel now that Matt Smith, the Eleventh traveling Time Lord, has put on the hand-woven timeless jacket for the new series. The 60’s style jacket will now be […]

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Tennant – Piper tagged for urban thriller

Ok, I’m getting over the ‘no David Tennant or Billie Piper on Doctor Who’, but the news that they will reunite has made the separation anxiety a bit more tolerable. As reported in both the Daily Mail and on Ireland Online, not everything isn’t set in stone but, Love on the Murder Mile will also feature […]

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The ultimate Doctor Who collectable?

If you’re looking for that hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind collectable for that ultimate Doctor Who fan in your life, tellyspotting has the answer. As reported in the South Wales Echo, the church used in the filming of the 2005 “Father’s Day” episode of Doctor Who starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper has been put up for sale. […]

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BBC Showcase: British comedy, the new Doctor and more

Day one at BBC Showcase has come and gone, but the weather remains in true “Brighton in Winter” fashion. Saw some great programs yesterday including several British comedy series starring a number of familiar faces. One being a series called Big Top, a series about a traveling circus, stars Amanda Holden (Britain’s Got Talent), Tony Robinson […]

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