Meet Pearl Mackie, The Doctor’s new companion

Admittedly, it was a bit odd on Saturday as the BBC announced during half-time on Match of the Day‘s live FA Cup semi-final special who would be newest companion to travel through time and space with The Doctor in the TARDIS. As excited as everyone was to see just who would be taking Jenna Coleman’s seat […]

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New companion ‘on the way’ for The Doctor

According to Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor Who companion has been given the keys to the TARDIS! Clara Oswald, played by Jenna Coleman, officially turned in her key and left the building at the end of the last series of Doctor Who. Coleman will next be seen in the title role in the forthcoming 8-part ITV drama, […]

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Get ready for a bit of ‘Wolf Hall’ separation anxiety…

Unfortunately, Wolf Hall fans will have to wait at least two years before seeing the second installment of the Golden Globe winning historical drama starring Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis. The series, which told the story of the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII, was an adaptation of author Hilary Mantel’s two novels, Wolf […]

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‘Doctor Who’ gets a new Dad in Broadchurch’s Chris Chibnall

After six series at the helm, current Doctor Who headwriter and showrunner, Steven Moffat, has decided that the time has come to hand over the keys to the TARDIS. At the conclusion of  the next series of programs, which is set to begin with a 2016 Christmas special and then conclude with a final 12-part series beginning in spring […]

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Experiencing ‘Sherlock’ separation anxiety already?

Still reeling from last night’s piece of brilliant telly and the BBC/PBS broadcast of Sherlock “The Abominable Bride”? FYI, you are not alone. What a gem of a special that probably did more to send your mind palace into orbit than anything has since, probably, January 2014 and the end of series 3 of Sherlock. […]

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‘Sherlock’ sets Mr. Peabody’s Wayback Machine to Victorian England

It’s interesting how the tables quickly turn on the brilliant mind palaces of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss that created the greatness that is Sherlock. Just a few short years ago, they were taken to the woodshed by Jeremy Brett-loving Sherlock Holmes traditionalists for daring to set the BBC/PBS production in modern day London. How could […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch will make tanks invisible from the air in ‘The War Magician’

Well, at least we get one Sherlock episode in before Benedict Cumberbatch’s schedule gets tied up with yet another very intriguing film role. Whether his new project will cause a delay in the targeted April 2016 start of filming on the fourth series of Sherlock is not clear but everyone is, understandably at this point, laser-focused on the New Year’s […]

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Peter Jackson signs on to direct ‘Doctor Who’ episode…or does he?

Last month, Doctor Who showrunner, Steven Moffat, dared to re-open the endless ‘speculation’  that has been going on for several years now surrounding the possibility of Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies director, Sir Peter Jackson, directing an upcoming episode of Doctor Who, saying that Jackson was a “…genuine big old Doctor Who fan“. Moffat then added: “He’s mentioned directing an episode, and then […]

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‘Sherlock’. New video. Must watch. Now.

OMG! SHERLOCK! #221back There are those special moments in time when headlines write themselves. There are also times when headlines need be only one word. When those two worlds collide, it’s ‘headline gold’! Add in the notion of being able to also share a first glimpse of the forthcoming Sherlock special and you have the ultimate definition […]

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T-minus 28 days and counting to Doctor Who 9!

With just under 28 days until the Saturday, 19 September Doctor Who season 9 opening two-parter, “The Magician’s Apprentice“ and “The Witch’s Familiar“, have their premiere on BBC1/BBC America, there is much to fan the Internet flames of speculation as to where current showrunner, Steven Moffat, will take us this year. While it’s no secret that both Missy and […]

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