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Mick Jagger on Python: “Who wants to see a bunch of wrinkly old men try to recapture their youth”?

Once Mick Jagger finally figures out that their may not be a future for this 50+ year experiment called The Rolling Stones, he definitely has a future in comedy. The leader of the ‘bad boys of Rock & Roll’ appears a bit dismayed that the group that calls itself Monty Python’s Flying Circus wants to […]

‘Indian Summers’ headed to PBS’ Masterpiece in 2015

Coming to a telly near you in 2015, the next PBS Masterpiece will have it all. Created and written by Paul Rutman (Vera), Indian Summers is filled with the stories of promises, secrets, politics, power, sex and love as the British Raj begins to falter, opening its eyes to the possibilities of freedom. Add in […]

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 […]

New seasons of ‘Call the Midwife’ and ‘Mr. Selfridge’ the best yet on PBS

The most awaited Sunday in the U.S. since January 5, 2014 (Downton Abbey 4) is finally upon us. Tonight, March 30, sees the return of both Call the Midwife and Mr. Selfridge on PBS for new seasons and, definitely, new drama. Cast for both series took time out recently to talk about what’s in store […]

Lady Edith to step it up in series 5 of ‘Downton Abbey’

Even under the highest of high security, Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith on Downton Abbey, readily admits that much will be going on in the forthcoming 5th series with her character Lady Edith. Edith, who is quickly becoming the most progressive Crawley sister, has already had an affair with a married man, become pregnant, […]

What happened when the ‘Trollied’ set met ‘Top Gear’?

Normally, when the guys from Top Gear get issued a challenge, something gets destroyed. Series 21 of the long-running motoring show is no exception. In episode one, early last month, series hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May drive their 1980′s hatchbacks around a specially designed course in the aisles of a supermarket, to […]

‘Downton Abbey’ cast guess what’s in Julian Fellowes’ mind palace

Less than a month removed from the final episode of series 4 of Downton Abbey, separation anxiety has set for most of the U.S. With filming for series 5 of the all-time British period drama favorite in full swing and everyone trying to figure out just what is in Julian Fellowes’ mind palace, it’s kinda […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Moones

What better way to dive head first into St. Patrick’s Day than to take a quick look at some brilliant Irish sitcoms. Following in the footsteps of Graham Linehan’s Father Ted in the mid-90′s and the more recent Mrs. Brown’s Boys from Brendan O’Carroll, comes the drop-dead funny, Moone Boy from Chris O’Dowd and Nick […]

The Vicar of Dibley’s Thought for the Day – coming 29 March to BBC Radio 4

When Dawn French steps back into the Reverend Geraldine Granger’s shoes and leaves behind the Radio Dibley microphone for a day on 29 March at 7:45am, she will offer her alternative Thought For The Day, written especially for Radio 4′s Character Invasion by Richard Curtis.   Thought for the Day has been running on Radio […]

First video of Martin Freeman in FX’s Fargo

Lester Nygard’s life is about to ‘tumble’ out of control….     Fargo, the 10-part television adaptation of the Coen brothers brilliant film, is set to premiere on FX April 15. While I shouldn’t be excited about this, the thought that Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hobbit, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) is taking the lead […]

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