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It’s been a massive week for the British Invasion of television, especially for NBC. As reported yesterday (March 3), James Callis and Jamie Bamber have been cast in the network’s new supernatural cop drama, 17th ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on March 4th, 2011
Dude, we're famous! Tori from the newly launched BBC America Insider blog - check it out now on Tumblr - chatted with me, Kevin Wicks, about the piece I wrote on the new British Invasion that's underway.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on March 3rd, 2011
The police procedural could be the most creatively spent genre in all of television. (Yet networks continue to churn them out.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 22nd, 2011
The British Invasion of American entertainment charges on: Minnie Driver, who spoke to us recently about her career and growing older in Hollywood, is one of the many Brits to land U.S.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 17th, 2011
Amongst all the media chatter about the British actor playing Superman, one person has remained mum, and that’s the man himself, Henry Cavill. Well, the Tudors star has broken his silence in a big way: he’s featured on the ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 11th, 2011
In the past month, we’ve been looking at a remarkable British Invasion of America’s entertainment industry. Superman is now a Brit. American TV networks are gorging on British comedies and dramas.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 8th, 2011
Leave it to David Mitchell, star of Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, to give his own humorously cantankerous but thoughtful take on things. His target this week: Britain’s monopoly on America’s leading superhero ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on February 4th, 2011
The 15 ft. bronze statue of Superman that stands in front the courthouse in Metropolis, Ill., a town that’s the site of the annual Superman Celebration festival, bears the inscription, “Truth – Justice – The American Way.”
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 3rd, 2011
Stephen Colbert, that staunch defender of all things American, took on this week’s news of a British Superman (Henry Cavill) in the “Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger” segment on last night’s (February 2) Colbert ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 1st, 2011
Is this all some sort of post-colonial payback? Has a gang of rogue Brits suddenly descended upon Hollywood and replaced our American-born gods with UK ones?