BBC’s The Night Manager marks Hugh Laurie’s return to small screen

Almost four years removed from his brilliant portrayal of the pain medication-dependent, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, Dr. Gregory House, the greatness of Hugh Laurie is returning to the small screen. The Night Manager, the BBC’s television adaptation of John le Carré’s novel stars Laurie alongside Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Debicki, Katherine Kelly, Tom Hollander and Russell Tovey. Published […]

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Sherlock bits and bobs as UK prepares for Hounds….

New Sherlock Hounds…trailer More Sherlock news not only to tease UK audiences as they barrel head long into Sundays 2nd installment of the new series with “Hounds of the Baskerville” but to, hopefully, continue to coax U.S. audiences down off the ceiling as they patiently await the American broadcast as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series […]

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Russell Tovey talks Sherlock 2

It’s a busy time for Russell Tovey, a.k.a. George in Being Human. Besides his upcoming role in the Steven Moffat/Mark Gatiss brilliance that is Sherlock 2 “The Hounds of Baskerville“, airing early 2012 on BBC One and in May 2012 on PBS’ Masterpiece, he’s currently filming Being Human 4 while the second set of his hit comedy series, […]

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Weekend scattershooting – Sherlock 2 update

Sherlock 2, currently in production, adds new cast member With co-creator/writer, Mark Gatiss, cryptically tweeting the other day that he’s in Cardiff for a Sherlock press junket followed by more filming, production seems to be moving along smoothly for the mega-successful, critically-acclaimed. second season of Sherlock, destined for BBC broadcast in late 2011, early 2012 with a U.S. […]

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Being Human, season 3 – behind the scenes

While it’s not ‘officially’ 2011 as of yet, doesn’t mean we can’t set our sights on several series that premiere during the first part of the new year. You already know about Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs, which as a reminder, transmits tonight (Boxing Day) in the UK. A placeholder note to the U.S. that Downton […]

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Being Human 2, at last

When you first hear the premise of Being Human, that being one of “ok, a group of twenty-somethings share a flat in Bristol and, oh yeah, one’s a vampire, one’s a werewolf and the third one’s a ghost”, it sounds like another pitch right out of the movie, The Player, trying to jump on the Twilight, […]

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