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Sherlock composer raises the ‘epic quotient’ for series 3

Given all the endless questions circling the Internets concerning Sherlock Holmes’ series 2 ender leap off the rooftop of St Barts Hospital, how can you possibly up the ‘epic ante’ when it comes to the forthcoming BBC/PBS series 3 of Sherlock? Anticipation for the early 2014 return (January 19 on PBS/early January on BBC One) […]

Could Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens new address be London’s Museum of Natural History?

While it’s true that Dan Stevens can’t receive mail any longer at his Downton Abbey home after his unfortunate Christmas 2012 departure, he may just have a new UK address before too long. Stevens has just signed on for Night at the Museum 3 which is scheduled to begin production in London in February 2014 […]

#SavetheDay – 11.23.13 – ‘Day of the Doctor’ is almost here!

At long last, the BBC has revealed a few bits and bobs with regards to that anniversary coming up in just over two weeks for a little-known science fiction series named Doctor Who celebrating its brief 50 years in existence. Seems as though the Doctor’s ‘greatest adventure’ will see the likes of murderous plots, ancient […]

At long last, ‘Spooks/MI-5′ movie in the works for 2014

In another ‘Christmas comes early’ moment for fans of brilliant telly, word came down yesterday that the long-rumored Spooks movie is in the works. Known as MI5 in the States when broadcast on public television stations, the brilliant spy drama series which had an incredible 10-series/9 year run on BBC 1 has always been, in […]

Sesame Street’s Homeland parody: ‘Homelamb’

Yes, I know, Homeland is an American television series, so you may be asking why write about this on Tellyspotting? It’s simple, really. The series stars British actor, Damian Lewis. The St. Johns Wood born actor has won numerous awards for his portrayal of former U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Nicholas Brody including the 2012 Primetime […]

The Day of the Doctor in cinemas worldwide – in 3D!

What news could possibly top yesterday’s announcement of the U.S. airdates for the forthcoming Sherlock series on PBS? Obviously, the news that the 50th Anniversary episode The Day of the Doctor will be screened in 3D in cinemas across the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, Germany and Russia, of course.   According to doctorwho.tv, the […]

Amanda Abbington confirms role in ‘Sherlock’ 3 – officially…

A familiar face to British television watchers will coming to a telly new near you in 2014… Amanda Abbington, real-life partner of Martin Freeman, has confirmed that she is to play Mary Morstan in the third series of Sherlock. Abbington, having been spotted in numerous on-location production stills and cell-phone videos, had long been rumored […]

New ‘Adventure in Space and Time’ pics and first ‘Day of the Doctor’ trailer

As 99.9% of Planet Earth is keenly aware, An Adventure in Space and Time, the 50th anniversary biopic written by Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss and starring David Bradley as the first Doctor William Hartnell, charts the sci-fi drama’s early years.   In addition to Bradley, also cast are Claudia Grant as Carole Ann Ford, who […]

‘Sherlock’ and ‘Doctor Who’ prove Telly is better than Cinema

With a huge ‘tip of the hat’ to the Radio Times… Television is better than cinema, according to Steven Moffat and both Sherlock and Doctor Who prove his point….in pictures. As the RT pointed out, there may be a bit of a vested interest from the current showrunner of both series, but his point is […]

Scott & Bailey to continue making streets of Manchester safe in 2014

As we sit through the first day of some outstanding BBC program offers at the 2013 BBC Syndication Showcase in New Orleans, the big news wasn’t only the brilliant comedy, drama, natural history and documentary programming that will be available to public television stations in 2014. There was news for fans of a current police […]

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