No more ‘New Tricks’ for the old dogs at UCOS

The long-time staple of the BBC’s police procedural line-up, New Tricks, will be ending its’ run after the forthcoming 12th series, which will air on BBC One this coming summer and in early 2016 on public television stations in America. What started as a rather non-descript, one-off episode in March 2003 that followed the work of the […]

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Is James Corden the new Craig Ferguson?

First it was Pink is the new Black. Then, everyone said that Orange is the New Black and Kale is the new Spinach. Now, it’s quite possible that James Corden is the new Craig Ferguson! With Ferguson leaving The Late Late Show at years end, I think that Benedict Cumberbatch’s name is the only one […]

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'Us & Them', the U.S. version of 'Gavin & Stacey' shelved by Fox

Network television in the States is a cruel business at times. Us & Them, a remake of popular British situation comedy Gavin & Stacey, has ‘officially’ been axed before it ever saw the light of day. Cruel, yes. Deserving, maybe. The original commission was for 13 episodes which was, subsequently, downsized to a paltry 6 […]

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The making of 'The Wrong Mans'….the trailer

On Thursday, 24 September, when danger calls…they happened to answer. Sam and Phil are two well-meaning idiots, a.k.a. The Wrong Mans, and they’re entangled in a world of crime, conspiracy and corruption. Co-creators/writers/stars James Corden (Gavin & Stacey, One Man Two Guvnors) and Mathew Baynton (Spy, Horrible Histories, Peep Show) start the day out as […]

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James Corden's 'The Wrong Mans'…a first look

Newly married and now headed to the outback to judge Australia’s Got Talent, everyone’s favorite vicar, Dawn French, is set to co-star in James Corden’s The Wrong Mans, airing later this year on BBC Two in the UK and Hulu in the States. In addition to Corden (Gavin & Stacey) and Mathew Baynton (Horrible Histories, […]

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The TARDIS lands in Trafalgar Square for Doctor Who 50th filming

After spending the day on Monday filming at the Tower of London, cast and crew of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary, including the TARDIS, moved to another historic London landmark on Tuesday, Trafalgar Square. Even though storylines are being kept close to the vest, large crowds gathered to watch the stars of the longest running […]

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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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