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‘Black Mirror’ Is Likely Getting a U.S. Version

‘Black Mirror’ Is Likely Getting a U.S. Version

By Josh Wolford January 29, 2015

Black Mirror, the British sci-fi anthology that you should have already blown through on Netflix, could be hopping across the pond for an American spin. Speaking at a conference, prodcers Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin of Endemol Shine North America …

Netflix Gets U.S. Rights To ‘The Honourable Woman’ Netflix Gets U.S. Rights To ‘The Honourable Woman’

Netflix has reportedly acquired the U.S. rights to The Honourable Woman, a spy thriller miniseries from the BBC starring Maggie Gyllenhall. This is according to The Hollywood Reporter, which says BBC Worldwide has also made deals with Canada’s CBC, Spain’s …

Judi Dench Cast In The Second Hollow Crown Series

Judi Dench has officially joined the cast of the BBC miniseries, The Hollow Crown: The War of The Roses. Her role? Cecily, Duchess of York, who will appear next to Richard III in the series, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The …

Netflix Gets ‘Happy Valley’ In U.S. And Canada Netflix Gets ‘Happy Valley’ In U.S. And Canada

Netflix announced today that it is about to start offering exclusive streaming access to hit BBC drama Happy Valley in the U.S. and Canada. “This year's biggest word-of-mouth hit” out of the UK, #HappyValley is coming exclusively to Netflix, Aug …

Kudrow: "Real life is ... riveting ..."

Lisa Kudrow recently previewed the new season of TLC’s celebrity genealogy documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? for TV Guide. The season, which kicked off on Wednesday with an episode about former Sex and the City star Cynthia …

Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Addresses Supporters

The arrest of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams under accusations of ordering the 1972 murder of a mother of 10 has “put a rocket under the Sinn Féin European and local election campaign,” party activists said at a political rally, …

Cox can't even arrange a dinner with former cast

Courteney Cox recently told David Letterman that a Friends reunion show is “not gonna happen.” Cox appeared on The Late Show Monday night and Letterman asked the inevitable question: will there be a Friends reunion? Cox said she can’t even …

Richard Hoggart, British Academic, Dies at Age 95

Richard Hoggart, a prominent British cultural historian and an important witness in the court case that ended British censorship of Lady Chatterley’s Lover died Thursday at a nursing home in London. He was 95 years old. Hoggart, a university lecturer at the …

Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in Play, Coloring Book

You’ve seen him in Sherlock, you’ve seen him in 12 Years a Slave, and now you’ll see him in Hamlet. Yes, Benedict Cumberbatch, the actor with perhaps the best name ever, will play the role of Hamlet for 12 weeks …

David Beckham Warned of Genital Devouring Fish

While filming a 90-documentary concerning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil for the BBC, soccer superstar David Beckham was advised by producers to stay clear of the Amazon river, to avoid the feared and genital-attacking Candiru fish. Also called the …

“Two Fat Ladies” Star Lived Life, Inspired Many

Two Fat Ladies star Clarissa Dickson Wright died Saturday at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary of an unspecified illness, according to CBS. The surviving member of the hilarious duo that made the world laugh on the hit BBC show was 66 years …

Clarissa Dickson Of “Two Fat Ladies” Fame Dies

Clarissa Dickson Wright rose to fame for being one of the cooks in BBC Two’s cooking program called Two Fat Ladies. The series ran from 1996 to 1999. In the show, Wright, together with her co host, Jennifer Paterson, travel to …

‘Two Fat Ladies’ TV Star Dies at 66

The last TV personality of Britain’s Two Fat Ladies has passed away. At the age of 66 years old, Clarissa Dickson Wright died Saturday at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary. Her cause of death was said to be unknown. Born on June 14, 1947 …

Doctor Who's Peter Capaldi Appears At BBC Showcase

This past Christmas, we got a glimpse into the character of Peter Capaldi, the emerging 12th Doctor, during the 2013 Christmas Special. From that point on, Capaldi is now the “new face” of the Doctor in the Doctor Who series, …

Snowboarding Commentators Receive Criticism

The BBC welcomed 22-year-old British snowboarder Aimee Fuller into the announcing booth for the women’s snowboarding slopestyle on Sunday. Broadcasters Ed Leigh and Tom Warwood joined Fuller, commentating the event. The network faced criticism after Fuller and the commentators cheered …

Mozilla, BBC Team Up To Improve The Web Mozilla, BBC Team Up To Improve The Web

The Web is arguably the most important invention of the modern era. It’s a shame then that more organizations are not out there helping people learn how to get the most out of it. The organizations that are supporting humanity’s …

The Day of the Doctor has Arrived

Mm? What’s that, my boy?- Did I hear you say that Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary via one of the largest simulcasts in TV history today? It’s true: BBC America will air the special new episode entitled The Day …