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OFAH: It’s Beckham in Peckham for Sport Relief

Voted Britain’s favorite sitcom in the 2004 Britain’s Best Sitcom poll, Only Fools and Horses will return for a one-time-only special on 21 March on BBC One as part of Sport Relief. While original creator and sole writer on the series, John Sullivan, passed away in 2011, the new Sport Relief sketch has been written […]

Become part of Sherlock’s ‘Homeless Network’ with new iPhone app

We used to say that you know you’ve arrived when you are subject of a Jimmy Fallon parody, a Saturday Night Life sketch or featured in a segment on Red Nose Day. Owners of all three, Downton Abbey went one step further when Lady Mary, herself, participated in a game of antler toss to promote […]

Happy #SherlockLives Day! & Sherlock: The Musical!

Yes, I know, it’s Sunday. Must be Downton Day in America. While that may be true, I’m afraid it just might be a simple case of ‘move over Downton’ because it’s officially Sherlock Day today! A day that American audiences have been (im)patiently waiting for since that fateful day in May 2010 when series 2 […]

Theories abound on ‘Sherlock’ return this Sunday

The Sherlock countdown has officially begun. In just under 48 hours, America will officially be on the ‘do not call’ list for approximately 2 hours beginning at 8:00p CT/9:00p ET when the third series of Sherlock transmits on PBS. It’s no secret that Sherlock has survived his series 2 ending swan dive off the rooftop […]

R.I.P. – Roger Lloyd Pack

Maybe not a household name, but to those that have been long time or recent fans of British comedy, Roger Lloyd Pack was a friend. The accomplished actor passed away yesterday, losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. Lloyd Pack was known to millions of fans as Trigger on Only Fools and Horses, local farmer and […]

First pics from FX’s ‘Fargo’ starring Martin Freeman

Unfortunately, the initial thought of the possibility of a small-screen remake of the classic Coen Brothers film, Fargo, gave me the same chill I experienced at the age of 10 when I first tried semi-warm, boiled Brussels sprouts. Fortunately, both chills have since passed after discovering the taste sensation of roasting Brussell sprouts with pine […]

Downton Abbey, S4, Ep 1 Facebook re-cap

Going virtually unnoticed what with the entire U.S. eagerly awaiting the return of Downton Abbey this past Sunday on PBS, was the realization that what was to also return were the drop-dead funny Facebook recaps of each episode over at happy place.com. Aside from actually watching the episode to frantically catch up before the next […]

‘AbFab’ movie gets go-ahead…maybe

Eddy and Pats headed to the big screen? It’s official. Well, about as official as any announcement on The Jonathan Ross Show can make something anyway. AbFab creator, Jennifer Saunders, revealed to Ross recently that an Absolutely Fabulous big screen version is on the way. ‘On the way’ is a bit relative, however, as pen […]

‘Downton Abbey’ gets the Lego treatment…

Downton Abbey… in Lego? Hey, if it’s good enough for the Winchester Pub and 221b Baker Street, it has to be good enough for Downton Abbey, right? After all, with last Sunday’s series 4 premiere topping 10 million viewers, making it the biggest drama series premiere in the history of PBS, it was only a […]

Every mystery needs a leading lady – Miss Fisher back for more in 2014

Look out, United States, the Honourable Miss Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) Fisher is coming back to America in 2014. For all those who have seen series one, you understand that Miss Fisher is definitely not your parents’ Miss Marple. Phryne Fisher is a fashionably beautiful investigator with a penchant for murder cases that take her through […]

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