Articles Tagged 'Episodes'

A Half-Century After the Beatles, Is Another British Invasion Underway?

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? At Anglophenia, our longstanding tagline has been “British culture with an American accent.” But over the past month, Britishness has so thoroughly permeated American pop culture that we can […]

Roundup: Trailer for Matt LeBlanc’s British-American Sitcom ‘Episodes’

They can’t all be The Office: American TV viewers have seen a gazillion erudite British TV comedies get a Hollywood makeover and crash spectacularly on our shores. This very phenomenon provides the backdrop for Showtime’s upcoming sitcom Episodes. In the new series, Friends actor Matt LeBlanc stars as, well, actor Matt LeBlanc. Very meta. The […]