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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 …

Doctor Who Celebrates 50th Anniversary In Big Way

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 …

[WATCH] Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor Trailer
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With the famed British science-fiction drama “Doctor Who” quickly approaching it’s 50th anniversary, it makes sense that the long-running series will be doing something a bit special to celebrate the occasion. A feature-length special, entitled “The Day of the Doctor,” …

Madeleine McCann: Phone Records Yield New “People Of Interest”
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Madeleine McCann, who was just 3-years old when she disappeared from her parents’ apartment in Portugal in 2007, is now the subject of a new investigation that might involve a ring of pedophiles. McCann’s case was reopened earlier this year …

Hulu Steps Up Its Game With BBC Programs Hulu Steps Up Its Game With BBC Programs

If one has been on the internet for any amount of time, particularly in such fandom-dominated spaces as Tumblr, one has certainly encountered the wide-spread fascination with much of the British Broadcasting Corporation (or, as it is much more commonly …

Irish Bog Body Older than King Tut Discovered

Recently, a worker that was milling peat for the Bord na Móna utility company discovered an ancient mummy in an Irish bog. It is not uncommon to find preserved mummies in bogs, but this one is unique; scientists believe that …

Comic-Con: Cumberbatch Explains How Sherlock Survived

Though Sherlock stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch did not make it to the U.S. for San Diego Comic-Con this year, their presence was still highly felt during the Sherlock panel this week. While Sherlock (and Doctor Who) writer Steven …

Paul McCartney’s Son’s “Awkward” Interview
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James McCartney, son of Sir Paul McCartney, is launching a new album and a U.S. tour. Following in his father’s footsteps, one might say. At age 35, he has Paul’s younger looks, and certainly could pick up the telephone and …

Matt Smith to Leave Doctor Who This Year

The BBC announced this weekend that Matt Smith, the 11th actor to portray the Doctor in the long-running Doctor Who series, will be leaving the show at the end of the year. Smith’s Doctor will appear in the show’s 50th …

Paul Shane Dies: British Actor Was 72

Paul Shane, the British actor who became famous for his role on the show “Hi-De-Hi!” has died after a brief illness. He was 72 years old. Shane actually got started in showbiz in an unlikely way; after a mining accident …

Even The BBC Can Get Unnatural Link Warnings From Google Even The BBC Can Get Unnatural Link Warnings From Google
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This seems to be proof that Google does not favor big brands of major media outlets when it comes to obeying the quality guidelines. Even the BBC has been getting unnatural link warnings from Google. A representative from the organization …

3D Printing Featured On BBC, Mainstream Media Still Doesn’t Get It 3D Printing Featured On BBC, Mainstream Media Still Doesn’t Get It
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Despite being around for over 20 years, 3D printers have still not received the mainstream press the technology deserves. That’s why it was pretty amazing to see the BBC do a special on 3D printing. Unfortunately, the report focused on …

Copper Debuts to Moderately Good Reviews
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Copper, the new, “gritty,” drama from the BBC premiered on BBC America last night. Reviews for the show are mostly good, though not spectacular. While reviewers generally enjoyed the themes, setting, and backstory in the premiere episodes, the characters and …

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock Now Available on PlayStation Network

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock is now available on PlayStation 3 via the PlayStation Network. The video game features the Doctor and River Song zipping across space and time to save the universe. A retail version of the game will …

Playstation 3 To Get BBC Sports App In England
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photo courtesy of European Playstation Blog Is it just me, or do Playstation 3 owners in the United States, which is the biggest market for them, get hosed when it comes to TV options? In Japan they can actually use …

Kids Narrate ‘Planet Earth': Cuteness Overload

This Weekend the BBC original series Planet Earth will be shown in its original uncut version on BBC America in celebration of Earth Day. The UK version includes narration by David Attenborough (not Sigourney Weaver) and an original score by …

Peter Wragg, BBC Visual Effects Designer, Dead at 65
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As a fan of the well-known British sci-fi comedy shows Red Dwarf and Doctor Who, I am saddened to learn about the death of one of the most creative minds behind these shows, Peter Wragg, who died this past weekend …

Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter

Rupert Murdoch, that mogul who most epitomizes the conflict between the old guard of industry and the internet, lashed out at unnamed competitors who are “piling on with lies and libels.” Murdoch, the CEO and founder of News Corporation, used …

Doctor Who Season 7 Teaser Trailer Released

The long-running sci-fi show Doctor Who is receiving a lot of attention lately, mainly because of the Doctor’s new and upcoming companion Jenna-Louise Coleman; however, we still need to finish the “Amy Pond” (Karen Gillan) episodes to get there. It’s …