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10 British things about….(insert U.S. city here)

Besides watching great British telly, there are lots of things to do “British” from Seattle, Washington to Portland, Maine and all stops in-between. Whether you’re in North Texas or find yourself heading out on holiday this Summer, you might just want a Full English Breakfast in San Francisco or hop aboard a London double-decker in Phoenix for a pub crawl in the desert.

‘Doc Martin Revealed’ coming soon to a public television station near you!

Beginning tomorrow on a number of public television stations across the U.S., a new Doc Martin behind-the-scenes special will begin airing throughout December. DOC MARTIN: REVEALED features behind-the-scenes footage from the newest Doc Martin series (Season 6) shot on location in Port Isaac, Cornwall, England. Fans of Doc Martin will get inside access to the […]

Red Dwarf XI – The Boys are Back…hopefully in 2014!

A new series of sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf has been ordered by Dave, the Home of Witty Comedy Banter in the UK.   Writer and series co-creator Doug Naylor is currently working on scripts for RDXI, with filming due to commence in 2014. The news has been widely expected for the past eleven months, following […]

Red Dwarf X to cross the pond with U.S. broadcast premiere on KERA in North Texas

Space travel takes just so darn long sometimes…. It will have taken 274 days since the tenth series premiered on Dave in the UK on 4 October 2012, but the inhabitants of Red Dwarf, the mining spaceship owned by the Jupiter Mining Corporation, will finally make their way to the the States for the premiere […]

Inspector Lewis set for final run at making Oxford safe

Robert ‘Robbie’ Lewis was first introduced in 1987 as Detective Inspector Endeavour Morse’s sergeant during the iconic Inspector Morse series. Inspector Lewis, the spin-off series starring Kevin Whatley reprising his role, which premiered in 2006, had Lewis promoted to Detective Inspector Morse and paired with DS Hathaway.   Unfortunately, today is the day we all […]

A bit of Scott & Bailey brilliance on both sides of the pond in April!

A bit of a two part post today, both having to do with a brilliant series from ITV1, Scott & Bailey. Starting west of the Atlantic, Scott & Bailey has begun or is getting ready to premiere on a number of public television stations in the States this April (Heads up, North Texas. KERA Channel […]

Just 'How long IS a piece of string'?

Sounds like a simple question, right? Simple question = simple answer, right? All you have to do is measure it. But, it’s possible that we take the simple practice of measurement for granted. Imagine a world without it. No distance, no time, no weight, no mass. Not so simple now, you might be saying. If […]

Tellyspotting interview – 10 MINUTES WITH JOHN OLIVER

Some of you may know him from his position as Senior British Correspondent on The Daily Show. You may know him from his role as psychology professor, Dr. Ian Duncan, on Community. Others may know him only from the world of stand-up. Regardless of how, and whether you do or not, the important thing is that […]

5 minutes with Chris Gernon – director, Grandma's House

With the 4+” of ice that blanketed North Texas overnight, crippling daily activity as we know it, comes news from our friends over at the British Comedy Guide that the British Comedy Award-nominated Simon Amstell comedy, Grandma’s House, is rumored to be commissioned for a second set of six episodes. Hopefully, the BBC will confirm this in […]

Doc Martin makes North Texas house call

While I’ve never heard this “officially” anywhere and I’m guessing there’s a reason for this, I can’t help but watch Doc Martin and not think of Dr. Gregory House, the unconventional and extremely grumpy genius doctor on “another network”. The program has aired for some time on a number of public television stations around the […]