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Nightflyers: terrifying teasers for the new George R.R. Martin series

Three terrifying teaser clips have arrived for Nightflyers, an upcoming TV series from Syfy, which is based on a 1980 novella and a series of short stories by Game Of Thrones author George R.R. Martin. The series’ first season will consist of ten episodes, and it will air on Netflix everywhere outside of the USA. Here’s...

Maigret cancelled by ITV after two series

ITV has pulled the plug on Maigret, opting to cancel Rowan Atkinson’s detective drama after two series on the air. The series debuted in 2016 with a first run consisted of two episodes, and a second series (also consisting of two episodes) was released in 2017. TV Wise broke the news of Maigret‘s cancellation, after an ITV...

Death And Nightingales: Jamie Dornan’s next BBC project unveiled

Jamie Dornan is reteaming with The Fall writer Allan Cubitt for a new BBC drama. The pair, following on from their huge success with The Fall, will adapt the Irish novel Death And Nightingales, which was written by Eugene McCabe and first published in 1992. The synopsis for the book reads thusly: “It is 1883 and against the fearsome...

Doctor Who: Scottish student brings new life to old K9 shell

A Scottish Doctor Who fan/computing science student named Gary Taylor has brought an old husk of a K9 back to life. Last September, he stumbled onto the K9 shell at a lab within Abertay University in Dundee, and saw an opportunity for a project. “I love robotics, I love programming, I love dogs and I love...

Lucifer: two new episodes arrive on Amazon Prime in the UK

Fox has cancelled Lucifer, but two new episodes have just been released regardless. These two episodes were originally shot for season 3, before being reshuffled by the show’s creators into their season 4 plan. But when season 4 was cancelled, the episodes were left unaired. Until now, that is. The episodes debuted on Fox last...

The Expanse: Amazon saves the show, orders season 4

The Expanse has found a new home and dodged its cancellation, in a piece of news that is bound to thrill the show’s fans. A couple of weeks after Syfy cancelled their acclaimed series, Amazon has swooped in to pick up The Expanse and set season 4 into motion. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos broke the news at the National...

The Inbetweeners won’t return because the cast are “too old now”

The Inbetweeners still has a lot of fans, as proven by the level of excitement that occurred on the internet when the cast joked recently about doing another series. The lads all met up and internet loved seeing the pictures, but in the end, it turned out that they weren’t meeting to film anything new – they...

Poldark renewed for series 5, which “might be the last”

Poldark has been renewed for its fifth season, but it might be the last one. This news comes ahead of Poldark series 4’s arrival on the BBC, which is expected this summer. Demelza actress Eleanor Tomlinson broke the news at a BFI event, where some lucky fans got to see Polark series 4 episode 1 early. She wasn’t actually at...

Game Of Thrones: Emilia Clarke’s last scene as Daenerys ‘f**ked her up’

Emilia Clarke has revealed that her final scene as Daenerys Targaryen, for Game Of Thrones season 8, “f**ked her up”. Clarke has been playing Dany in HBO’s fantasy mega-hit since its first season aired in 2011. The show will wrap up next year, and, understandably, it sounds like emotions ran high on the set. “It f**ked me...

Watchmen TV show: Regina King will lead the cast

HBO is producing a pilot episode for a potential TV adaptation of Watchmen, the acclaimed comic book by Alan Moore that was already adapted into a movie by Zack Snyder. Damon Lindelof, of Lost and The Leftovers, is writing this Watchmen TV series. Although we don’t know which characters anyone is playing, we now know that Lindelof’s Watchmen pilot will feature Regina King...