Monthly Archives: January 2010

Report: Susan Boyle Succumbs to “Mop Meltdown” in Airport

Apparently, while waiting for a flight to Chicago to appear on Oprah, Susan Boyle put on quite the show for stunned passengers in the British Airways VIP lounge at Heathrow airport. According to The Sun, Boyle swiped a mop from a …

Photo: Christopher Eccleston as John Lennon

The BBC has released the first image of Christopher Eccleston as John Lennon: the former Doctor Who star portrays the late Beatle in the upcoming TV movie, Lennon Naked. Can’t wait for the shot of Torchwood‘s Naoko Mori as …

Skins, Torchwood: Children of Earth Up for GLAAD Awards

British TV was well-represented in this morning’s GLAAD Media Award nominations, and two BBC AMERICA programs got some love. Skins was nominated for Outstanding Drama, and Torchwood: Children of Earth is up for Outstanding TV …

BBCA Stars To Play Beatles in Yellow Submarine Remake

There’s nothing new under the Hollywood sun: director Robert Zemeckis is doing a 3D remake of The Beatles‘ Yellow Submarine. Actors Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox Kelly, Peter Serafinowicz, and Adam Campbell will play George …

Top Gear Seasons 11 and 12 on DVD Today!

It’s what Top Gear fans have been waiting for – Seasons 11 and 12 are now available on DVD.

Who Replaces Simon Cowell on Idol? Diddy? Piers Morgan?

Simon Cowell will leave American Idol after this season and bring X Factor to Fox in fall 2011, The NY Times confirms. Well, I think this essentially ends American Idol, especially with Paula Abdul gone.

Ellie Goulding: The Name You’ll Be Hearing All Year

Singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding tops the BBC’s Sound of 2010 list, which features musicians most likely to breakout this year. This was very much expected, as Goulding has been feted as THE up-and-coming star for the past few …

The British Embraced Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas in ’09

Whether you were in a London disco or a Houston dive bar, you were likely vibing to Lady Gaga and Black Eyed Peas for most of last year.

Doctor Who Has No “Anti-Ginger” Agenda, says BBC

Doctor Who is not, to paraphrase Hillary Rodham Clinton, part of a vast anti-redhead conspiracy.

Top Gear, Other BBCA Shows Nominated For Top Awards

Top Gear keeps on racking up the accolades. In December, viewers of UK broadcaster Channel 4 named it the “Best Program of the Noughties.