Time’s Up for BBC’s ‘The Hour’

The clock has run out on BBC’s “The Hour.” The drama which followed the lives of 1950s BBC news journalists has been cancelled, the U.K’s Broadcast reports. “We loved the show but have to make hard choices to bring new shows through,” a BBC spokesperson said in a statement. The Abi Morgan-created series, which ran […]

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"Being Human's" Michael Socha, Kate Bracken and Damien Molony  (Photo: BBC)

BBC Cancels ‘Being Human’ After Five Seasons

BBC America has cancelled its original series “Being Human” after five seasons, the network announced Thursday. The successful supernatural series, which follows the double lives of a trio of twentysomething roommates who happen to be a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost, also airs in the U.S. on BBC America and spawned an American adaptation […]

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"Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan" (© Bugzilla Productions Inc / Brian Bowen Smith/BBCAmerica)

Former ‘Lost’ Star Dominic Monaghan Gets ‘Wild’ in New BBC America Series

Most people have a healthy hate-hate relationship with bugs, especially if one were to make an unwelcome appearance in their home.  Not Dominic Monaghan. The former “Lost” star reveres insects so much that he refuses to let even a mosquito die at his hands. DVR “Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan” “I’ll control them but I […]

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Tom Weston-Jones as Det. Kevin Corcoran in "Copper" (© BBC AMERICA/Cineflix Inc.)

‘Copper’ Newcomer Tom Weston-Jones Previews BBC America’s Period Drama

Keep your eye on Tom Weston-Jones. The blue-eyed twenty-five-year-old newcomer is poised to break out with his leading role as Detective Kevin Corcoran, a tough but fair Irish immigrant cop with a checkered past in BBC America’s new original series set in 1864 New York, “Copper.” Add “Copper” to Your Queue For Weston-Jones, it was […]

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NPR’s ‘Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me’ Debuts On TV

WASHINGTON — NPR’s quiz show “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me” is making the leap from radio to television. The show debuts Friday evening on BBC America. The first show will be a year-in-review special. Host Peter Sagal, scorekeeper Carl Kasell and a panel including Paula Poundstone and Alonzo Bodden will discuss the year’s events. […]

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Why You Should Watch: Showtime’s Lurid, Entertaining Adult Reality Series, ‘Gigolos’

Our newest feature, “Why You Should Watch?” recommends shows that can and should fit into any TV viewers’ busy schedule, but may have fallen into their DVR blind spot or been less well-publicized than your average network sitcom or premium-cable drama. Last week, we encouraged a journey into the self-destructive world of London crime-fighter Idris […]

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