Wallander 3 – BBC One, Sunday; PBS, Sept 9

Yet another ‘perfect storm’ happens in the UK this coming Sunday with the return of Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander. The perfect storm being a combination of the brilliant writing of novelist Henning Mankell, the superb script writing by Peter Harness (Case Histories), the keen eye of Emmy-award winning director Philip Martin (Hawking, Murder on the […]

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Dame Diana Rigg cast in upcoming episode of Doctor Who

Diana Rigg, the hands down winner of a recent BBC America poll that set out to identify the Sexiest Female British Celebrity of Yesteryear has been cast in an upcoming episode of Doctor Who. Rigg became well-known to a worldwide television viewing audience of 1960’s teenagers as Emma Peel, one of the first ‘feminist heroines […]

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Sesame Street's Mysterious Theater – move over Benedict

Sesame Street and The Adventures of Sherlock Hemlock Yet another one of those times you find things trolling around the Internets that you just have to share. Unfortunately, this won’t help much to curb your separation anxiety for the next series of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss greatness. Vincent Twice (Vincent Twice) hosts this classic […]

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BBC to buy viewers new Jonathan Creek for Christmas

When it comes to good news, the always widely-quoted, ever-so-popular, never mentioned by name BBC insider has told the British Comedy Guide that there will be a new Jonathan Creek episode for BBC viewers to unwrap this year. The ‘insider’ continued by saying: ‘It’s definitely going ahead. We’re very excited to see Jonathan back on […]

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Kicking off 'Sherlock 2 week' at Trinity Hall

Last night was a fitting kick-off to the long-awaited broadcast of Sherlock 2 which premieres next Sunday, May 6, on PBS’ Masterpiece. About 150 fans of the BBC/PBS series braved the sunny, 70 degree weather to venture out to Trinity Hall Irish Pub for a great night of trivia and the opportunity to get an […]

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David Suchet bids farewell to Hercule Poirot in 2012

After 22 years and 65 films, the brilliant David Suchet is allowed to feel a bit ‘gutted’ at the thought of bringing Hercule Poirot to completion. With the upcoming production of the final five adaptations of the remaining Poirot novels, Suchet will have played the infamous Belgian detective in every Agatha Christie story every written […]

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Sherlock creator a bit miffed at CBS' Elementary

Ever since the not-too-be-believed news that CBS would be developing a pilot for a “21st Century Sherlock Holmes” series, Elementary, creators of the BBC’s Sherlock series, have kept a close eye on the American version. Admittedly, you can’t copyright the concept of a 21st Century Sherlock Holmes, but it was a curious decision to pilot […]

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The Last Weekend w/ Rupert Penry-Jones & Shaun Evans

Not that I’m being greedy or anything, but with all the particulars that are involved in ITV1’s announcement Monday both in front of and behind the camera, I need to see this now…and it needs to be a part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. The upcoming ITV1 commissioning of Blake Morrison’s best-selling suspense thriller, The Last […]

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Sherlock 3 to begin filming in 2013

Sherlock 3 – Good news / Bad news For all those in the UK that have been left hanging out to dry since the end of Sherlock 2 , in the other parts of the world currently in the middle of series 2 or in the U.S. who are, impatiently, awaiting the premiere of Sherlock […]

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John Leguizamo cast as American 'Del Boy'

Over the last several years, American audiences have suffered endlessly through remakes of Coupling, Life on Mars and Prime Suspect while being subjected to continued rumors of remakes of British greatness such as MI-5, IT Crowd and Doctor Who. As we reported with sadness recently, the most popular British situation comedy of all-time, Only Fools […]

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