Tag Archives: BBC

BBC Commissions BBC-Based BBC Sequel To The BBC’s ‘Twenty Twelve’

Amid all the brilliant, puffed-up office nonsense and garbled media language, the faint sadness (and abiding strength) of the BBC comedy Twenty Twelve was always that it was set in a short term event. No matter how successfully realised ...

Watch: An Actual Fox Takes Up Residence at BBC Television Centre

The BBC is famous for taking its cameras to the great outdoors for environmental documentaries, but last week nature came indoors to the BBC Centre itself.

Watch: ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Kicks Off

The tenth season of Strictly Come Dancing kicked off this past weekend with live coverage of celebrity contestants paired with their dance partners including Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton, TV presenter Johnny Ball and former ...

Summer of London: Five Earth and Natural History Series on iTunes

Have you ever come across a documentary on the telly and an hour later you felt much, much smarter? It’s almost like, “How did I not know this before!? I’d like to learn more about what happens when a star explodes.

Jamie Oliver to Produce ‘Chef Race: UK vs. U.S.’

BBC America’s new show Chef Race: UK vs. U.S.

Andy Samberg Goes ‘Cuckoo’ for BBC

Andy Samberg recently announced his departure from Saturday Night Live after completing seven seasons. Samberg is leaving the big bad city of Manhattan to join the BBC. Yes, the one in England.

UK Prime Minister’s Daughter’s 15 Minutes of Fame

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s 8-year-old daughter Nancy now has something to hold over her father’s head having been mistakenly left behind for 15 minutes after a Sunday brunch in Cadsen, west of London. Just imagine if she ...

Lost In Translation: Five British Things Americans Are Missing Out On

We all knew this was coming, didn’t we?

Yesterday we ran our feature on the Five American Things The British Would’ve Spoiled, had they won the Revolutionary War. Which means we now need to put the opposite argument across.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 22): Louise Bagshawe on BBC1

MP Louise Bagshawe is trending on Twitter in the UK today because she’s just appeared on the BBC1 current events game show Have I Got News For You.

Hugh Grant’s Gay Rugby Joke Backfires

If you had to come up with three adjectives to describe Hugh Grant, I bet one of them would be “charming,” right? Even when he’s acting befuddled and lost for words, he’s still essentially a charming fellow.