As Inspector Lewis comes to an end, Endeavour Morse begins….

While audiences in the States are still reeling over last nights Masterpiece Mystery broadcast on PBS of “Inspector Lewis” and the knowledge that it was the final time that Robbie Lewis would attempt to make Oxford safe, it’s time buck-up little camper and get your DVR ready for a bit of Detective Constable Endeavour Morse, […]

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CBS' Elementary to add Mycroft to the mix for season two

In the case of CBS’ Elementary series, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, I’m really going to have to get past my BBC/PBS Sherlock blinders and give it another chance this Fall when season 2 premieres on 26 September with a SkyLiving premiere approximately two weeks later. When all is said and done, it […]

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PBS, ITV team up for 60's medical drama, 'Breathless'

ITV Studios and MASTERPIECE on PBS/WGBH have announced a co-production agreement for Breathless, a stylish and compelling 60’s medical drama series set in London. The six, one-hour episodes will star Jack Davenport (Smash, Pirates of the Caribbean, Coupling) as a brilliant surgeon who believes he can truly make a difference in womens’ lives. Breathless will […]

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The Secret of Crickley Hall – a BBC treat this Halloween

Airing this Halloween on BBC One, The Secret of Crickley Hall, adapted from the 2006 James Herbert novel and directed by Doctor Who writer Joe Ahearne, is a great treat (no trick). The haunted house horror tale stars Suranne Jones (Scott and Bailey, A Touch of Cloth), Tom Ellis (Miranda) and Douglas Henshall (Primeval, Doors […]

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A post Olympics first look at BBC's Ripper Street

As the sun sets on the Olympics, darkness rises on Ripper Street, so says the BBC trailer that ran during the closing days of the London 2012 Games. The newest installment to an amazing upcoming line-up of BBC drama, stars Matthew Macfadyen (Spooks, Pride and Prejudice) and Jerome Flynn (Game of Thrones). With filming having […]

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BBC's The Paradise targets ITV's Mr. Selfridge

In what has all the makings of the ultimate UK version of the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s, the BBC has fast-tracked its answer to the upcoming ITV drama, Mr. Selfridge, with a department store drama of its own based on the classic French novel, The Ladies’ Paradise, by Emile Zola. Adapted by Bill Gallagher (Blackout), the […]

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Downton Abbey, Sherlock dominate Primetime Emmy nominations

Even though the hit ITV/PBS drama, Downton Abbey, has had a presence at the Primetime Emmys the past couple of years, this year they have a lot of company that they are bringing with them from across the pond, laying further claim to the fact that the UK continues to produce the best television on […]

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A bit of Doctor Who 2013 news for you

As we approach the all-too-long awaited premiere of Doctor Who 7.1, news is starting to surface about Doctor Who 7.2, set to premiere in both the UK and the States in 2013. Doctor Who Magazine recently revealed that Call the Midwife star Jessica Raine (Jenny Lee) will play a character named Emma Grayling in an […]

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