Monthly Archives: January 2007

BBC AMERICA Scores Two GLAAD Media Award Nominations

BBC-A brings the Gay. (How’s that for a tagline?) Yes, BBC AMERICA is a startlingly LGBT-friendly network, and GLAAD honored us twice last night when they announced their annual Media Award nominations.

Stand Back: Jade Goody’s Gonna Blow Tonight!

LOL…it’s kinda funny that the notoriously bigoted British tabloids are blasting UK star Jade Goody for her racist comments toward Shilpa Shetty. The Sun has labeled Ms.

BBC AMERICA Earns Five Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominations

It’s been a fabulous awards week at BBC AMERICA. First, we got those twin Golden Globes earlier this week.

A Reality Show Grips a Nation: The “Big Brother” Race Row

If only CBS’ version of the show could get so much buzz: even Britain’s politicians have weighed in on the allegations of racism in the Celebrity Big Brother house. As we reported yesterday, Jade Goody, Goody’s …

Amy Winehouse vs. Lily Allen at the Brits

With Russell Brand hosting, and Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, and the Gallagher brothers up for awards, will this year’s Brit Awards be the most “combustible” yet? One hopes so.

Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt Win Golden Globes for “Gideon’s Daughter”!

We won!

Or should I say…they won. We were elated to watch last night’s Golden Globes and see Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt – the stars of BBC AMERICA’s Gideon’s Daughter – step up to the podium.

The Nominees For This Year’s Brit Awards

British Male Solo Artist

The Queen, James Bond In…Borat, Dreamgirls Out at the BAFTAs

The Queen, Casino Royale, and the Guillermo del Toro-directed fantasy, Pan’s Labyrinth received the most mentions for this year’s British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs) for Film. The awards, which air here …

Yes, It’s True: David Beckham’s Coming To America!

It’s official, and all the papers are talking about it: Posh and Becks are coming to America, as David Beckham has signed a five-year deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy. The deal is allegedly worth $250 million, which makes him …

Wilby to Prince Charles: Pay For Your Own Damn Protection for Kate Middleton

Yesterday’s stories about Prince Charles and his quest to protect Prince William‘s girlfriend, Kate Middleton, from the paparazzi re-opened a dialogue about the usefulness of the monarchy itself. Why are the royals so …