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Doctor Who series 11 filming latest

Production on Doctor Who series 11 continues, although it’s surely heading to towards the finish line now over the coming weeks. It turns out too that – having already headed to South Africa at the start of the year – the shoot is overseas again. Reports are coming in that filming on the show is...

Luke Cage season 2 trailer: “Harlem can only handle one devil at a time”

A new Luke Cage season 2 trailer has arrived on the web, and it teases the possibility of Mike Colter’s bulletproof superhero getting caught between two warring villains and struggling to keep up. In one corner, there’s Alfre Woodard’s Mariah Dillard, the returning crime lord who wishes to install herself as Harlem’s queen and monopolise criminal activity...

His Dark Materials: filming has now begun on the BBC’s new adaptation

BBC One’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials is comfortably one of the projects we’re most excited about at the moment. And we’ve now got the news that filming has officially begun on the drama. Yesterday marked the start of production, with filming taking place in Wales and Oxford over the coming weeks… So excited filming’s started...

Game Of Thrones spinoffs: three more remain “in active development”

One Game Of Thrones prequel series has been given a pilot order, but that doesn’t mean that HBO’s other Game Of Thrones spinoff projects have been shut down. In fact, according to George R.R. Martin, three more potential Thrones shows remain in active development. “If you have been following along, you know that we started with four [spinoff show ideas], and...

Lucifer: Amazon is trying to save the show

There may be life in Lucifer yet. Jennifer Salke, the head honcho over at Amazon Studio, has revealed that talks are ongoing between Amazon and NBC with regards to Lucifer’s future. “We were talking about Lucifer,” Amazon’s Salke told Deadline last Thursday. “I know that international, especially the UK group, was really bullish on that show, I haven’t checked...

The Lord Of The Rings TV show will feature “characters you love”

Amazon Studio’s head honcho, Jennifer Salke, has been chatting about that Lord Of The Rings TV show. It’s a fairly massive update she’s offered, so prepare thyself for a lot of quotes… “Despite all the noise around Lord Of The Rings, the deal only closed like a month ago”, Salke explained to Deadline. “But in the meantime,...

Doctor Who: Georgia Tennant was never asked back to play Jenny

After she debuted the role of Jenny in Doctor Who back in 2008, there was some speculation that Georgia Tennant would get a call to reprise the part again. Now, as she embarks on new adventures courtesy of Big Finish, she’s confirmed that a TV return for the character was never on the cards. Tennant...

British broadcasters invest £125m in new Freeview app to rival Netflix

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have joined forces to invest £125 million into a new Freeview app, which the British broadcasters hope can rival Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and all the other streaming services vying for the attention of British audiences. Network operator Arqiva is also involved in the deal. Rumours of a collaboration between...

Classic comedy shows return to BBC iPlayer in full

The BBC has added loads of classic comedy shows to the iPlayer, with numerous full series being made available on the online platform. The popular comedies Extras, Miranda, Citizen Khan, The League Of Gentlemen and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps have all been added in full to the iPlayer. Maths fans will be pleased...

Jo Brand’s Damned cancelled by Channel 4

Channel 4 has opted not to press ahead with further episodes of Damned, Jo Brand’s social worker sitcom, which debuted in 2016 and returned for a second series earlier this year. Sadly, for fans of the show, Channel 4 will not be making a third series of Damned. Jo Brand wrote the series (with comedian collaborators Will...