Oh, Geez! It's 'Fargo' time

Oh Geez! Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Fargo…     On the surface, even a remote passing thought of trying to translate Coen brothers big screen perfection to the small screen seems crazy. On paper, however, tonight’s premiere of Fargo on FX has all the makings of ‘Must-See-TV’. Written […]

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New Agatha Christie mysteries headed to BBC One

Following up Fridays announcement from Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning, that Call the Midwife had been commissioned for a 4th series, comes some equally as brilliant news regarding new Agatha Christie adaptations. Historically, Christie’s two greatest creations, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, have transmitted on ITV in the UK. In announcing the details […]

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Sherlock 3 prequel provides 'Many Happy Returns' for Christmas

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and his name is Steven Moffat. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, the Sherlock co-creator/writer pulls 7:13 of greatness out of his red bag and delivers it to Sherlock fans across the land. The run-up to the BBC One series 3 premiere on 1 January […]

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Downton Abbey cast talk series 4 in NYC Q&A

Normally, at this time of year, the phrase “…it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” is on everyone’s mind. For the past several years, however, it’s sounding more and more like “…it’s beginning to look a lot like Downton” as people begin to ready themselves for the January premiere each year. In advance of […]

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Doctor Who 50th – Looking back and looking ahead

Sadly, what was a half-century in the making was over in a short span of one late-November weekend. The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Celebration came to a close with Saturdays broadcast of “The Day of the Doctor”.   Saturday’s mega-broadcast received a Guinness Book of World Records nod for the largest ever simulcast of a […]

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Top-10 Haunted Pubs in Britain just in time for Halloween

As we barrel head long towards Halloween, there will be a seemingly endless barrage of haunted houses and horror movie premieres at everyone’s disposal in the coming days. Let’s not forget the traditional ‘lady of the lake’ story that seems to fluctuate from urban myth to “..no, it really happened to my brother, I promise“. […]

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Looking ahead to Sherlock 3 with Benedict Cumberbatch and Mark Gatiss

Sky diving off the roof of St Barts? Benedict Cumberbatch has given the strongest hint yet as to how his brilliant 21st Century adaptation of Sherlock Holmes survived that ‘impossible’ plunge from the roof of St Bart’s Hospital at the end of series two. Sort of…   “Have you seen the winged suits on YouTube??” […]

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Proud vs. Outrage: All in a days work for 'Downton Abbey'

It’s been what can easily be described as a roller coaster week for Downton Abbey. Still riding the incredible 3+ year pop-culture high in the States as viewers try to avoid all forms of social media and eagerly await the series 4 PBS premiere on January 5, 2014, some UK viewers are bordering on outrage […]

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The Downton Abbey Effect

You can already drink wine like the Crawleys. Thanks to Marks and Spencer, everyone can now have lips as red and hands as soft as Lady Mary. Could Grey be the new Black? And, now, you can decorate your house to look just like the imposing stately home, too. Two shades of grey paint, Empire […]

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