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Capaldi’s TARDIS set to land in August!

Finally, the new series of Doctor Who with Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor will premiere on BBC One in August. The newest series trailer will be the best use of :15 seconds anyone has had in some time.

Peter Capaldi on course to be ‘one of the best ever’…

With recent word out of London that the BBC is “thrilled” and “delighted” with their initial looks at the early completed episodes with Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, let’s all put the Downton Abbey countdown calendar on the back burner for the moment, resign ourselves to the fact that Sherlock probably isn’t happening in […]

Spooks/MI-5 vs 24 revisited….again.

Since Jack Bauer is back with 24, and there will be a Spooks feature film in the not-too-distant future, let’s end the debate before it begins.

Mark Gatiss goes from Mycroft to Tycho Nestoris in this weeks Game of Thrones

Full disclosure up front. I’ve never seen an episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Unfortunately, this goes in the stack of DVD boxed sets of series television gold such as Mad Men, Breaking Bad and West Wing that I have never seen in their entirety. Before you get up and leave the room, I have […]

John Simm goes from detective to murder suspect in ‘Prey’

More drama greatness tonight on ITV…. Prey, a brand new drama starring John Simm is coming to ITV tonight. Prey tells the story of a DS Marcus Farrow (Simm), a well-liked policeman on the run, wrongly accused of the murder of his estranged wife and son, desperate to clear his name for the sake of […]

Remember, don’t blink if you see a Weeping Angel

Sometimes, the Internets is a reminder that too many people have way too much time on their hands. Every once in awhile, however, it is the home to video greatness. Such is the case for a couple of video pieces that come from the mind palace of John Smith. You might remember a pretty amazing […]

Sir Harry Pearce back on the grid for ‘Spooks: The Greater Good’

For those that have been off the grid since Spooks (MI5 in America) came to an end there is light at the end of the tunnel. Filming has begun on Spooks: The Greater Good, the feature film which picks up where the TV series left off. You might remember that Sir Harry had decided to […]

Bits and Bobs from the set of Doctor Who 8!

As most of us are painfully aware, we’re still in the neighborhood of four months away from the season 8 premiere of Doctor Who, the first that will star Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. With a few pictures having surfaced on the Internets, episode information is just now starting to filter out mainly due […]

Bill Nighy returning in the Worricker trilogy on PBS this Fall

While there will be the inevitable comparison to the Cornetto Trilogy, the Worricker Trilogy may just have a minor leg up given the greatness of Bill Nighy and Christopher Walken. As we reported earlier this month, The Worricker Trilogy, which began with Page Eight, is set to continue with Bill Nighy reprising his role as […]

Oh, Geez! It’s ‘Fargo’ time

Oh Geez! Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Fargo…     On the surface, even a remote passing thought of trying to translate Coen brothers big screen perfection to the small screen seems crazy. On paper, however, tonight’s premiere of Fargo on FX has all the makings of ‘Must-See-TV’. Written […]

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