Valco comes out on top in Top Gear challenge as ‘Trollied’ returns

Normally, when the guys from Top Gear were issued a challenge, something gets destroyed. Series 21 of the long-running motoring show was no exception. In episode one from 2014, former series hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May drove their 1980’s hatchbacks around a specially designed course in the aisles of a supermarket, to see who […]

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Valco to reopen its doors on Sky 1 HD, tonight on ‘Trollied’

Trollied, which is set in a fictional supermarket in the north-west of England, is back beginning tonight at 9p on Sky 1 HD for it’s 5th series! I happen to love this series if you haven’t figured it out by now. Thankfully, the series has survived a number of cast departures over their first four series, most notably, Jane […]

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'W1A' to return to the halls of BBC's New Broadcasting House in 2015

While the world carefully watches the historic “Yes Scotland” vs. “Better Together” vote this coming Thursday that will determine if Scotland is to remain part of the United Kingdom or become an independent country, there is another extraordinarily critical issue on the table that is just around the corner and, most likely, going virtually unnoticed. The 2016 BBC Charter Renewal is inching ever so close with the ultimate outcome quite possibly in the hands of Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), the BBC’s Head of Values.

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Michael Palin returns to TV for BBC One's 'Remember Me'

For someone that has had an asteroid named after them (Asteroid 9621 Michaelpalin), has not one, but two high-speed Virgin trains named after him in honor of his achievements as a traveller, is past President of the Royal Geographical Society and has been ‘unofficially’ referred to over the years as “Britain’s Nicest Man”, Michael Palin […]

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First look at Charlie Brooker's 'A Touch of Cloth 2'

A Touch of Cloth, Charlie Brooker’s brilliant comedy spoof of virtually every police procedural drama ever written, will return for more brilliance on SkyOne in 2012. The second set of programs, starring John Hannah as DCI Jack Cloth, a maverick, heavy drinking loner who has thrown himself into his work following the mysterious death of […]

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2012-2013 UK comedy pipeline update

Yesterday, we saw a hint of what’s in store for BBC drama output with the upcoming premiere of Ripper Street but now is the time to focus on some upcoming comedy projects that will make their way to telly in the not-too-distant future. Given that new series for Trollied, Spy and Rev are already lined […]

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Valco to re-open doors for a second series of Trollied

Some extremely welcome news on the comedy front as Sky1 HD unlocks the doors of Valco later this month for a second series of Trollied on Sky1 HD. You might remember, Trollied was renewed for a second AND third series, a massive 26 episode commitment, after a very successful first series run last Summer. Set […]

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More SPY and TROLLIED coming your (our) way in 2012

Thanks to SKY 1 HD, telly watchers on both sides of the pond will be filled with hopes, dreams and reality in 2012-2013 when it comes to good comedy in the not-too-distant future. And, there is a better than good chance that both of these series will land on public television in the States in […]

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Spy – tonight on Sky1

Tim is at a crossroads. For starters, he’s in the middle of a lengthy custody battle with an ex-wife that you will quickly understand why she’s the ex over their precocious 9-year old who has absolutely no interest in being with Dad. And then there’s his day job. Played by Darren Boyd (Green Wing, Whites, […]

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