The Crown Final Season - Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II

The Crown Season 6 – teaser reveals split release date

Netflix will drop the final run of The Crown in two parts.  The highly anticipated final season of Netflix’s royal drama The Crown is imminent, and the streamer has confirmed release dates. As with their other high-profile shows, like The Witcher and Stranger Things, The Crown Season 6 arrives in two parts. The first batch … >

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Netflix 2022

Netflix 2022 — a year in numbers

Netflix 2022 — a year of financial angst and some great shows. We consider the highlights There were times in 2022 when Netflix seemed to have lost its mojo. Since then things have improved. Several great shows have graced us with their presence. Other streamers (particularly Disney) had their own problems. As the year draws … >

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Matt Smith talks House of the Dragon and leaving Doctor Who

The actor opens up about playing princes and a (Time) Lord.  While we’ve been obsessing over ‘The Power of the Doctor’ and its gallery of returning faces this weekend, House of the Dragon has just concluded its first season. As Prince Daemon, former Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith has won acclaim for a magnetic performance in … >

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Cobra Kai holds onto the top

Cobra Kai holds onto the top spot in the latest Nielsens

We’ve been chewing over the latest Nielsen ratings for September 12-18 and see Cobra Kai holds firm at the top of the chart — what else happened? The US audience for September 12-18 in the Nielsen category for Original streaming shows (and it’s a little opaque at times where a show gets counted) show Cobra Kai holds … >

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Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II in the Crown

Rumours of a prequel series to The Crown

Is Peter Morgan about to wind back the clock to the start of the Twentieth Century?  With Netflix’s award-winning royal drama The Crown about to begin its final iteration, rumours abound that the streamer wants more. The show, made by Left Bank Pictures, has focussed on the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II … >

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Emmy Award 2021 Nominations

Emmy Awards 2021 Nominations — the big picture

The Emmy Awards 2021 nominations are out, and with so many to consider, you can find many views on what they actually mean. We help show the way through the details The nominations are many (and all here in this list — read thoroughly, there will be questions at the end #joke). We’ve already looked at Bridgerton … >

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