The Craig Ferguson/Peter Capaldi 80's punk band connection

Who knew (or remembers) that the current host of The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson, and the newest Traveling Time Lord (Peter Capaldi) go way back. As the story goes, Ferguson began as a drummer in a rock band called Exposure. He then joined a punk band called The Bastards from Hell, which was later […]

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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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Eurovision 2011 winner and Kenneth Branagh talks Dr. Who

It was great night for telly last night on both sides of the pond with Neil Gaiman’s Doctor Who episode kicking the evening off followed by the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with Eli/Nikki from Azerbaijan taking home the prize. No, really, Azerbaijan. If you’re interested in a brilliant recap, here’s a […]

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Doctor Who – the lost Craig Ferguson open

If you watched the recent all-Doctor Who-themed Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, you are, no doubt, well aware of the problems that Craig encountered “from management” in his attempt to open the show. An 11th-hour decision, unfortunately, revealed that CBS did not secure legal clearance to the Doctor Who theme song. In watching that night, […]

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I'm convinced Craig Ferguson secretly wants to be 12th Doctor

On the heels of Sunday’s tellyspotting post of an early Craig Ferguson appearance on Red Dwarf, we learned from CBS Entertainment (thankfully, in time) that last night’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson was to be a full-blown special edition Doctor Who-themed episode with guest Matt Smith, the 11th Doctor on Doctor Who.  The show […]

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Craig Ferguson on Red Dwarf

With so much hype surrounding the return of Conan this past week to the latenight battlefield, I almost forgot how much I really, really enjoy The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. While Ferguson’s American television audience will be most familiar with his role as Drew Carey’s boss at Winford-Lauder in The Drew Carey Show, […]

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Doc Martin makes North Texas house call

While I’ve never heard this “officially” anywhere and I’m guessing there’s a reason for this, I can’t help but watch Doc Martin and not think of Dr. Gregory House, the unconventional and extremely grumpy genius doctor on “another network”. The program has aired for some time on a number of public television stations around the […]

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