BBC Three orders third season of comedy ‘Witless’

Witless will return to BBC Three for another season. Written by Lloyd Woolf and Joe Tucker, the hit comedy stars Kerry Howard (Him And Her) and Zoe Boyle (Downton Abbey) as flatmates Leanne and Rhona, whose lives are thrown into disarray after witnessing a gangland shooting. Witless launched in April 2016 and a second season premiered on BBC … >

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‘DCI Banks’ has been axed by ITV

ITV has announced that crime drama DCI Banks will not be returning for a sixth season. Starring Stephen Tompkinson (Wild At Heart), Andrea Lowe (Monroe) and Caroline Catz (Doc Martin), the the detective series launched in September 2010 and a fifth season concluded on ITV last month. Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon here. A statement … >

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‘Doctor Who’ star joins Channel 4’s new tech millionaires drama ‘Loaded’

Channel 4 is teaming up with US channel AMC to make a new series about four tech entrepreneurs and childhood friends who become multi-millionaires overnight. Loaded is an English-language version of the award-wining Israeli series Mesudarim, which won four Israeli Academy Awards in 2007. Jon Brown (Veep, Fresh Meat) will be lead writer and executive … >

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Watch trailer for fifth season of ‘DCI Banks’

ITV has released the first trailer for the new season of detective drama DCI Banks. Stephen Tompkinson (Wild At Heart) reprises his role as DCI Alan Banks alongside Andrea Lowe (Monroe) as DS Annie Cabbot and Caroline Catz (Doc Martin) as DI Helen Morton in six new episodes. Season 5 began filming in Yorkshire in April … >

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‘Doctor Who’ actor joins new season of crime drama ‘DCI Banks’

A fifth season of ITV detective drama DCI Banks has started filming in Yorkshire. Stephen Tompkinson (Wild At Heart) will reprise his role as DCI Alan Banks alongside Andrea Lowe (Monroe) as DS Annie Cabbot and Caroline Catz (Doc Martin) as DI Helen Morton. Joining the regulars in the six new episodes are Samuel Anderson (Doctor Who) as Vince, the … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 bingo card

Rewatching last year’s season of Doctor Who before Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman return for more new adventures in September? We’ve created a bingo card to play along with! Well then, here we go again… > Buy Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > Buy Season 8 on Blu-ray on Amazon. What did you think … >

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Why can’t modern ‘Doctor Who’ get male companions right?

When Doctor Who made its triumphant re-materialisation onto our television screens in 2005 it did so with a confident swagger, an accent on more rounded characters and a whole litany of strong female characters. While the classic series was forced to bat away regular cries of sexism, the likes of Rose Tyler, Martha Jones, Donna … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 ratings and Audience Appreciation summary

The final UK viewing figures and Audience Appreciation Index scores for all of 2014’s Doctor Who episodes have now been revealed. ‘Deep Breath’ was the most-watched episode of Doctor Who last year, while ‘The Caretaker’ was the least-watched. ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’, ‘Flatline’ and ‘Dark Water’ were the most appreciated episodes. ‘Overnight’ figures show … >

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