Psycho 2

Friday, November 20, 2009 by · Comments Off 

Psychoville is to return, according to a press release from the BBC. Read more

The Beatles: on Record

Saturday, September 5, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

BBC2Prefab Sprout have just released an album written and recorded 17 years ago.
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Doctor Toon

Friday, August 21, 2009 by · Comments Off 

The BBC has released the first image from the upcoming Doctor Who cartoon. Read more

Theroux returns

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

BBC2 has announced details of Louis Theroux’s next, controversial, film. Read more

Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle

Monday, March 16, 2009 by · 19 Comments 

Not long ago, Stewart Lee was trading on the fact he hadn’t been on TV in a long time.

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The Wire uncoiled

Thursday, March 12, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

BBC2 has confirmed it’s to air US series, The Wire. Read more


Thursday, February 26, 2009 by · Comments Off 

“Prime Minister, how are you?” “Fighting on, John. And your mouth?” Read more

Heroes without hope?

Sunday, December 21, 2008 by · 10 Comments 

With Heroes now on a break, it’s time to ask if the show is finally beyond all hope. Read more

BBC1 and BBC2 go live online

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Today’s news confirms the BBC is the most switched on broadcaster when it comes to the web. Read more

Soul survivors

Thursday, October 30, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

Of course, I was disappointed The Gallery didn’t win. Read more

Geoffrey Perkins tribute

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 by · Comments Off 

The Comedy Connections team will be paying tribute to the late, great Geoffrey Perkins. Read more

Blue Peter at 50

Saturday, October 11, 2008 by · 12 Comments 

The forward march of Blue Peter feels like it has, for the time being, halted. Read more

New BBC2 Controller announced

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

…And, following Roly Keating’s footsteps, it’s another BBC4 graduate. Read more

Sir Walter Riley

Thursday, September 25, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

So, let’s talk about The RestaurantRead more

The Third Coming

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

Zachary Quinto as Sylar

Zachary Quinto as Sylar

The morning after Heroes series three debuted in the US, the BBC screened the opener for journalists at the Curzon cinema, Soho.

Roly Keating, Controller of BBC2, introduced the preview: “Huge apologies for the short notice, as you may have gathered we didn’t know till the last minute if we were going to have the materials to do this screening, as what you’re about to see only broadcast in America in the small hours of last night. This is as close to an American premiere as you’re ever going to get. Read more

More Serafinowicz

Monday, September 22, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

“Goodbye dirt!” The Peter Serafinowicz Show is to return. Read more

Stopping the clock

Friday, September 19, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

I can’t in all honesty file this as news, seeing as it pertains to BBC2′s Treasure Hunt revival. Read more

MasterChef: The Professionals

Friday, August 29, 2008 by · 8 Comments 

“They’ve got to really kick it up a gear!” Read more

Apparatus, method and conclusion

Sunday, August 10, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

When Chris Addison and Armando Iannucci were enjoying huge critical acclaim with The Thick Of It, you may not have thought their next move would be to remake The Goodies – but that’s what they’re doing with Lab Rats, which Addison is starring in and writing (with Carl Cooper) and Iannucci is overseeing as Executive Producer. Read more

Dragons’ Edge

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Think you recognised pop-eyed Barry plugging his “Air Oasis” on last night’s Dragons’ Den (and, by the way, I was disappointed Peter Jones didn’t chip in with “water disaster” or “it’s a big H2-no from me”)? In 1997, he was one of the three featured on The Cutting Edge documentary, “The Complainers”. Remember that one? It begat the subsequent doco, “Rogue Males”, of fake-fight-on-the-front-lawn infamy.

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