Q&A with Essie Davis, star of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Look out, United States, the Honourable Miss Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) Fisher is coming to America. While Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries may not make you immediately abdicate your allegiance to Sherlock, it is, without a doubt, worth checking out in the coming months on public television. Definitely not your parents’ Miss Marple, Phryne Fisher is a […]

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Series 4000 mechanoid, Kryten 2X4B – 523P, sends message from Red Dwarf

Monday evening’s preview screening, which leads up to this coming Saturdays U.S. broadcast premiere of Red Dwarf X on KERA TV in Dallas/Fort Worth, is receiving worldwide attention of epic proportion. Putting it all together would not have been possible without the herculean efforts of a number of individuals who, unfortunately, happened to be about […]

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Spooks 10 – This is the End

As Jim Morrison and The Doors sang….This is the End. With all the recent Sherlock and Downton Abbey talk the last few months, lets not forget the final series premiere of, perhaps, the best television show on television, MI5 (Spooks in the UK), as the series takes a final bow on public television this month […]

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Post Sherlock – the greatness that is Lead Balloon

I’m guessing a few of you are already sitting in front of the telly eagerly awaiting the Sunday night premiere of the new season of Sherlock on PBS. If you happen to be in the North Texas area and KERA is your local public television station, then hang out with us until 11:00pm for the […]

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Something funny is going on 16 Dec – The British Comedy Awards

I really feel for the judges in this years British Comedy Awards, which take place Friday, 16 December, at Wembley’s Fountain Studios. Not only have there been some great comedies nominated this past year which, ultimately, are all competing against other, but there is a stellar group of comedic actors and actresses pitted against each other […]

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Best crime-fighting banger – Ford Cortina or Audi Quattro?

With last night’s premiere of Ashes to Ashes on KERA-TV in North Texas, the obvious question of the day is Ford Cortina or Audi Quattro. Life on Mars has ended and Sam Tyler (John Simm) and the Ford Cortina are long gone. Be strong LOM fans. DCI Gene Hunt (Philip Glenister), DS Ray Carling (Dean […]

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BBC Showcase – program highlights

As day one of the 2011 BBC Syndication Showcase in New Orleans has come and gone, I can honestly say to everyone that, as viewers of your local PBS station, you are in for a treat given what we saw today. This is the third annual showcase whereby BBC Worldwide Americas gathers PBS station programmers […]

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