It’s easy to want to compare the new BBC America series “The Last Kingdom” with another period piece series, “Downton Abbey.” However, it’s less because of their looking back at historical times in England and more because they have one man in common: Gareth Neame. Neame, who is executive producer of both series, has a penchant for series that draw […]
From a Logo press release (12/16/14): Logo TV and BBC Worldwide North America today announced a production deal for Logo TV to co-produce, with Channel 4 (UK), “Cucumber” and “Banana” – two interlinked dramas from the multi BAFTA® award-winning writer of “Doctor Who” and “Queer As Folk,” Russell T Davies. Both dramas, produced by RED Production Company are slated to […]
There’s nobody like John Barrowman. Whether he’s performing at the opening of the Commonwealth games (where he emerged from under a giant kilt!) or making a splash at Comic Con (where, for TVFanatic, I was interviewing him and he decided to flirt with my cameraman) or talking about his role as villainous Malcolm Merlyn on […]
The festivities honoring the 50th anniversary of legendary British series “Doctor Who” have already kicked off on BBC America, but the real action doesn’t happen until this weekend. The day before the worldwide simulcast of the massive “The Day of the Doctor” anniversary special, BBC America will present a TV movie commissioned by the BBC […]
“Doctor Who” is turning 50. So what do you get a time-traveling, galaxy-hopping hero who has everything?
By Sara Morrison The new trailer for 50th anniversary “Doctor Who” special might be short on new footage (there is none), but it is a nice look back at the long-running British sci-fi series. Eleven men have played the time lord so far, from William Hartnell to the current Matt Smith (who will soon be […]
By Jethro Nededog Citizens of the world, many of you won’t have to wait to watch BBC’s “Doctor Who” 50th Anniversary Special. BBC will simulcast the special, “The Day of the Doctor,” globally on Saturday, Nov. 23 in at least 75 countries, including the US, UK, Canada, Columbia, Brazil, Botswana and Myanmar. “Few TV shows […]
Actor Peter Capaldi was named the 12th actor to play “Doctor Who” in the revered British series’ 50-year history.
It is the best of times and the worst of times for “Doctor Who” fans. The show is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary, a rare feat for a television program, but it’s also about to say goodbye to its current doctor, played by Matt Smith. Smith managed the tough task of taking over from […]
Prepare yourselves “Doctor Who” fans … the highly anticipated reveal you’ve all been waiting for is near! BBC America will reveal who, exactly, is the new “Doctor Who” this Sunday in a live special. In “Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor,” airing Sunday at 2 p.m. ET, the network will simulcast the program, along with […]