Tag Archives: Life On Mars

OK, How Much Does Gretchen Mol Suck on Life On Mars?

Liz White, Annie on the original UK version of Life On Mars, doesn’t get enough credit for her contribution to that show. After all, she probably had the toughest part to play as Sam Tyler’s love interest, sparring partner, ...

Life On Mars Remake “Surprisingly Good”

Tonight is the much-anticipated premiere of ABC’s remake of Life On Mars, the critically-acclaimed British series which aired right here on BBC AMERICA. The new U.

Life On Mars Remake Faces More Ch-Ch-Changes

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Life On Mars Comes To America

Meet the cast of the American version of Life On Mars. Colm Meaney (see right), who’ll play the Yank version of Gene Hunt, is the spitting image of Philip Glenister. More info from Wikipedia.

BAFTAs: The Street Upsets Life On Mars for Second Straight Year

Life On Mars denied again?! Many people assumed the show would triumph this year after its surprising loss last year, but, once again, The Street prevailed.

Life On Mars, Hollyoaks Stars Nominated For Olivier Awards

They are the equivalents to our Tonys, the highest honor in British theater: The Laurence Olivier Award nominations have been announced, and Hairspray leads with a record 11 mentions. Life On Mars star John Simm has secured a Best ...

Ashes To Ashes Story Began In the Life On Mars Finale, Exec Producer Reveals

The story for Ashes To Ashes was being set up in the Life On Mars finale, reveals producer Jane Featherstone in today’s Independent. Ashes To Ashes opens “in modern-day London, where Alex Drake has been investigating the ...

An Update On the Life On Mars 1980s Spin-Off: ‘More Miami Vice Than The Sweeney’

The Times has some info on the upcoming Life On Mars spin-off Ashes to Ashes. The 1980s will find Gene Hunt, played by Philip Glenister, coming up against Thatcherism and new policing practices.

Law & Order Moves To London

I was a huge Law & Order fan before it diluted itself with umpteen inferior spin-offs and hired a certain current GOP presidential candidate with the trophy wife to replace the great Steven Hill. Who better to give this musty, ...

Doctor Who Wins Writing Awards

While the WGA is striking, the Brits are handing out gongs: Doctor Who has won the Writers Guild of Great Britain award for Series Three over competitors Life On Mars and New Tricks. At the ceremony yesterday, Gareth Roberts and ...