Articles Tagged 'James Nesbitt'


WATCH: It’s Sink or Swim in ‘Babylon’ Finale Clip

The fish-out-of-water dramedy Babylon, which follows an American PR maven hired at a British police department, comes to a head in the season finale, airing on Thursday, February 12 at 10/9c on SundanceTV. A press conference is called to address a violent police act, which has caused public unrest in London. Liz Garvey (Brit Marling), […]


Exclusive Clip: Bomb Threat Hits ‘Babylon’ in Episode Three

SundanceTV’s six-part series Babylon hits the halfway mark on Thursday, January 22. By episode three, American PR professional Liz Garvey (Brit Marling) has gotten her full-stride and has the support of Commissioner Miller (James Nesbitt) in executing her ideas on behalf of the London police force. This is good timing because Garvey’s expertise is called on when […]


SundanceTV Kicks Off ‘Babylon’ with Online Insult Translator

It’s no surprise SundanceTV speaks British with hit shows like The Honourable Woman, Appropriate Adult, and One Child already a part of its Britcentric roster of programming. To further prove their Brit bonafides, they’ve launched a super-cheeky American-to-British (and vice versa) insult translator on the website for their new comedy Babylon, premiering Thursday, January 8 at 10/9c. […]

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15 TV Shows We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

We’ve already talked about which cinematic delights await Anglophile viewers in the coming twelve months, but what about the small screen? There’s never been a better time to see a wide range of U.K.-produced shows on American television, whether on BBC America, PBS, or assorted cable broadcasters — so here’s our guide to the fifteen […]

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SundanceTV Confirms Danny Boyle’s TV Show ‘Babylon’

SundanceTV, formerly known as the Sundance Channel, is teaming up with the U.K.’s Channel 4 to bring executive producer Danny Boyle’s (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) police satire Babylon to U.S. audiences, reports The six-part series, created by writing partners Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong (Peep Show, The Old Guys, Fresh Meat), revolves around London’s Metropolitan […]

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‘The Hobbit’ is Topped Up with BBC America Stars

Did Peter Jackson sit down to a marathon of  BBC America programming and just say, “him, him, him … maybe him … him … mmm … yes, him ….” when deciding his cast for The Hobbit? Probably not, but it’s a novel idea and not too far-fetched based on the definite BBCA presence in the film to hit […]

WATCH: Ralph Fiennes Plays Voldemor…Sorry, ‘Coriolanus’

I dunno if it’s the cropped hair, the tattoos, or the bit where Brian Cox says “Coriolanus has grown from man to dragon,” but there is definitely something of the Voldemort to this new adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, starring Ralph Fiennes. A much-feared figure goes off to raise an army in order to do attack […]

James Nesbitt Has No Shame About His New Mane

James Nesbitt‘s balding head has added a bit of “everyman realness” to his earthy roles on Occupation and Cold Feet. But even an actor as accomplished as he is has a little vanity. “It’s ridiculous, but it’s horrible going bald,” he once lamented. “Anyone who says it isn’t is lying.” But now, according to The […]

Roundup: Emma Watson ‘Sick’ Over ‘Harry Potter’ Millions

Emma Watson has spent nearly a decade playing Hermione Granger in each of the six Harry Potter films. The box office blockbusters have earned millions in revenue, but the English actress is still in awe of the paychecks she's received for her work in the beloved movie franchise: an estimated $32 million, that is. The […]

Video: BBC AMERICA Stars Featured in New TV Ad

A holiday TV advertisement for British department store Marks & Spencer features a veritable who’s who of BBC AMERICA talent. There’s AbFab‘s Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, Occupation‘s James Nesbitt, and Life On Mars‘ Philip Glenister. Also, you’ll see perennial British favorites Stephen Fry, Twiggy, Myleene Klass, and yes, even Wallace & Gromit. Watch it […]

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