BBC’s update of “Upstairs Downstairs” has been canceled after two seasons. The network says in a statement that it has no plans to bring the series back for a third season.
Reports of a falling out between Simon Cowell and ITV, partners on ratings juggernauts “Britain’s Got Talent” and “The X Factor”, have been blown out of proportion, his spokesman said on Friday.
From “Desperate Housewives” to “Mistresses”… ABC’s adaptation of the BBC series “Mistresses” has just cast Alyssa Milano as one of the four leads of the prime-time soap.
British police searching for a missing former soap opera actress have pulled a woman’s torso from a London canal. British media said detectives suspect the remains found Tuesday are those of “EastEnders” actress Gemma McCluskie, who has been missing since last week.
NEW YORK — Discovery Channel’s documentary series “Frozen Planet” will premiere March 18, and will encompass seven episodes including a program on climate change hosted by David Attenborough. On that seventh episode, the famed British naturalist will investigate what rising temperatures will mean for the planet and life on it. The network made the announcement […]
Here’s a good sign that Elisabeth Moss is pretty versatile: As soon as she’s playing Peggy Olson on “Mad Men” this season, she’ll be playing an British Australian cop on the hunt for a pregnant 12-year-old girl. That’s the plot of “Top of the Lake,” a six-hour BBC Two miniseries, and according to Deadline, Moss […]
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – If you’re still bummed that Catherine Tate wasn’t chosen as the new boss on “The Office,” the show has a consolation prize for you: She’ll return this season. Tate’s character, Nellie Bertram, appeared in last season’s finale to interview for Michael Scott’s former position. She returns as a […]
(Reuters) – English actress Helena Bonham Carter and Irish actor Liam Neeson have joined the cast of comedian Ricky Gervais’s new series “Life’s Too Short,” the BBC said on Friday. The comedy is about a dwarf actor, played by Warwick Davis, who runs a talent agency for fellow dwarves but tends to take the best […]
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Fear not, Jennifer Lopez fans: the singer is returning to “American Idol” to judge for at least another year, TheWrap has learned through two individuals familiar with the deal. The pop star will be returning to the television singing competition with a contract with the Fox Broadcasting Network […]
By Tim Kenneally SAN DIEGO (TheWrap) – During his brief time as the latest iteration of the titular doctor on the BBC sci-fi series “Doctor Who,” Matt Smith has already accomplished the daunting task of gaining acceptance in the role. But the way he sees it, he still has a way to go in making […]