Psycho 'prequel', Bates Motel, gets a British touch

When the upcoming A&E Psycho ‘prequel’ series, The Bates Motel, premieres in 2013, it will have a decidedly British look to it. While American born actress, Vera Farmiga (Source Code) will star as Norma Bates, British actor Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Finding Neverland) will play young Norman Bates – the role made […]

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The Prisoner – Lost of the 60's?

In television, series finales are a completely different ballgame from season finales, for one simple reason. The individual who originally envisioned the series, the writer, knows going into the finale, that what the viewer will ultimately see, will be a program that ties up all loose ends and all questions will be answered. Uh, right. […]

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Last of the Summer Wine meets The Player

Now that reality has set in from last week’s announcement of the longest running sitcom in history, Last of the SummerWine, calling it quits,┬áthe Den of Geek offers up some of their best pitches to Last of the Summer Wine writer, Roy Clarke. In a scene reminiscent of Robert Altman’s The Player where the pitch […]

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Forget Lost & 24 – Think Ashes to Ashes

With all the talk centered around the final episode of Lost, Simon’s not on American Idol anymore, 24 is done after 9 seasons, you’d think television, as we know it, will cease to exist with the beginning of the 2010-2011 season. A couple of years ago, it was the end of The Sopranos and we […]

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