Red Nose Day USA returns with Craig Ferguson at the helm

Red Nose Day USA has secured the brilliance of Craig Ferguson to host the 2nd annual fundraising special to be broadcast May 26 on NBC. This is excellent news given that I’m still bitter over that fact that the former host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson was not tagged as David Letterman’s replacement when he retired […]

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Could scheduling restrictions possibly be headed BBC’s way?

Time for one of my Howard Beale moments while pondering where the heck is Lewis Black when you need him. Reading the stories in a number of Sunday papers in the UK suggesting the government is about to impose much greater restrictions on when the BBC can schedule its favorite shows, one has to wonder about its priorities […]

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Cast is set for ‘Young Hyacinth’ as filming set to begin.

Much has been written recently (including here) about the numerous re-boots that the BBC is planning as part of their Landmark Sitcom Season which is designed to celebrate the 60th anniversary of comedy on the channel since the original broadcast of Hancock’s Half Hour in 1956. While it is a bit hard to get excited about […]

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‘The Tunnel: Sabotage’ to test Anglo-French detective duo once again

The Tunnel, the British/French crime drama television series, adapted from the 2011 Danish/Swedish crime series The Bridge, will return to Sky Atlantic in April. The Tunnel: Sabotage will see the return of the brilliant Anglo-French detective duo played by Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) and Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter). New to the scene for series two will be Emilia Fox (Silent Witness), Clarke […]

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Downton Abbey cast discuss the ‘bloody good’ dinner party scene

While I do feel obligated to label this with the customary ***Spoiler Alert*** heading, I think now that it has been almost a full week since last Sunday’s shocking turn of events on Downton Abbey we are safe to discuss amongst ourselves the events of Sunday, January 31, 2016. As social media will more than attest, the […]

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Back from the brink, ‘Luther’ returns!

At long last, John Luther is back. You remember, the John Luther of “I was sick, I got better, I’m back, etc.” fame. Ok, so he’s obsessive, possessed, and sometimes violent. So what if he’s an emotionally impulsive detective tormented by the darker side of humanity who is constantly struggling to cope with his own demons. Ok, there […]

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Could the ‘The Tunnel’ be headed to PBS in 2016?

The Tunnel – the English/French reboot which is adapted from the Danish/Swedish crime series The Bridge and stars Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon, Game of Thrones) and Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter) as British and French police detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman, could be heading stateside to PBS in 2016. Given the setting, the dialogue of the series is bilingual, which […]

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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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