How can you possibly put a pricetag on Fawlty Towers?

Ok, maybe the TARDIS was a bit pricey. But, have you ever wanted to abandon the rat race and chuck it all to buy (and run) a cozy little B & B with a view? Worked for Bob Newhart years ago, why not you? More from the real estate bloggers over at Movoto (based on […]

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In the market for the TARDIS as a second home?

Better get our your big boy checkbook…. According to the self-proclaimed crazy novelty bloggers over at Movoto where the lighter side of real estate rears its head every once in awhile, it’s going to cost you anywhere from just a little over $50K to just over $2.5 billion for the likes of the TARDIS as […]

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A tearful goodbye to BBC Television Centre…

As of today, the infamous BBC Television Centre is no more. It has ceased to be. It has gone on to meet its maker. Bereft of life, the Centre rests in peace! It is…an ex-Television Centre. On Monday, 18 March, a host of BBC stars bid farewell to the famous Wood Lane building for a […]

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The Office meets The Hobbit….and more!

As we have been saying since day one of 2013, telly life is good on both sides of the Atlantic…even if we are still months away from series 3 of Sherlock. Not quite halfway through the third set of Downton Abbey and looking ahead to the premiere of series 2 of Call the Midwife and […]

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A Tellyspotting salute to the retail employee on Black Friday!

Today’s From the Vault segment pays tribute to those having to work retail on Black Friday. The Friday after Thanksgiving has long been hailed as the busiest shopping day of the year in America. Only in the United States can the aptly named Black Friday start at 8:00pm pm Thursday. In recent years, the competition […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from Tellyspotting!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already Thanksgiving here in the States and, as mind-numbing as it may be, Christmas is right around the corner. That said, it’s important to remember today as a day where it’s important to take a moment and think about family and friends and all the things you are truly […]

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Fox orders U.S. version of Gavin & Stacey

U.S. broadcast networks have struck again and will try to mine a bit of UK gold with the announcement that the Fox network has ordered a pilot of the British comedy sitcom, Gavin & Stacey. This will be the second attempt at a U.S. version with the first being the 2009 ill-fated ABC version. Ill-fated […]

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OMG, lost Blackadder Christmas script surfaces…

Much like location, location, location is key to retail, when writing a book, the key is promotion, promotion, promotion. Or, have an event occur at the time of release that will send book sales into orbit. In the case of the upcoming book, The History of the Black Adder, this is the stuff that dreams […]

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'Industry Insights' from a few greats of British comedy

Probably a bit of an overkill statement, but even with its ups and downs, British situation comedy is still king of comedy on telly….bar none.  A big part of which I attribute to the writers. The concept of good writing has never been more important…and needed…than it is today competing in an over-saturated world of […]

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