Finland jumps on the ‘Sherlock’ bandwagon

According to Radio Times, there’s about to be a new Sherlock in town. Well, in 2019 anyway. Sherlock North, to be produced by U.S. and Finnish production outlet, Snapper Films, is in the works charting the consulting detective’s time in Finland when he was on the run from Professor Moriarty. Based on an interlude in […]

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Meet Victoria’s Lord M, Rufus Sewell

While a new generation of viewers have just recently discovered Rufus Sewell either as Lord M on Victoria or as Obergruppenführer Smith in The Man in the High Castle, most PBS viewers will recognize him as the Italian detective, Aurelio Zen, in the Masterpiece presentation of Zen. Based on the detective novels by Michael Dibdin, the BBC […]

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R.I.P. Sir John Hurt – British actor dies at 77

Unfortunately, for Planet Earth, 2017 isn’t starting out any better than 2016 ended as we continue to lose the good ones all too soon. On the heels of last weeks news of the death of ‘Allo, ‘Allo star, Gorden Kaye, sadly, one of Britain’s best known actor’s, Bafta award winning Sir John Hurt died Wednesday […]

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BBC/PBS partner for contemporary newspaper drama — “Press”

I absolutely love this time of year if for no other reason than it’s the annual PBS presentation at the Television Critic’s Association where we learn all kinds of brilliant things that are on the telly horizon. The first bit of news came earlier this week with the BBC/PBS/Lookout Point/Deep Indigo announcement about Press. The 6-part […]

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Victoria’s reign begins tonight on PBS following ‘Sherlock’

All hail PBS as Victoria, the ambitious 8-part ITV drama, which has been dutifully anointed as the series that will make you forget Downton Abbey shuttered its doors in 2016, premieres tonight at 9pET / 8p CT (following the series 4 finale of Sherlock, which begins at 7pET / 6pCT. Victoria follows the early life […]

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Sherlock’s “The Final Problem” heads to big screen on January 16 & 18

If, for some unexplainable reason, you find yourself waist-deep in the NFL playoffs this Sunday, we’ve got you covered with regards to Sherlock. The series 4 finale of Sherlock, which is set to broadcast at 7pET/6pCT as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, will make its way to movie theaters nationwide on Monday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 18. Fans will […]

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Savor Sunday night as ‘Sherlock’ S5 may be a ways off

By the end of Sunday night, members of Sherlock-Nation will soon be faced with the need to comfort each other. While we will be somewhat comforted in the knowledge that series 5 will happen, unfortunately, we will also face the fact that we have no idea when Sherlock, John, Mycroft, Mrs. Hudson, Lestrade, Molly and now, the newest member […]

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‘Endeavour’ returns for 4th series on ITV; PBS not too far behind

***Given the major plot twist in last night’s Sherlock, we thought it best to talk a little ‘Endeavour’ today and not spoil it for anyone watching last night’s episode online*** It continues to get better and better if you are an Endeavour fan. Unlike Downton Abbey, Crimson Field, Home Fires, Lewis, Wallander, Mr Selfridge and Indian Summers where there will be no more episodes produced, Endeavour just keeps chugging […]

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The turning of Jenna Coleman’s brown eyes blue in ‘Victoria’

It took more than spot-on period costumes and Queen Victoria’s diaries to transform actress Jenna Coleman into the former queen of Great Britain and Ireland in the 1800s. Damien Timmer, managing director of Mammoth Productions and the producer of Victoria, the upcoming period drama set to premiere on PBS at 9pET/8pCT beginning Sunday, January 15, recently revealed […]

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