Articles Tagged 'Life On Mars'

Wonders of the Solar System (Pic: BBC)

10 Great British TV Shows of the Last 10 Years

The last decade in British TV has been particularly great, especially as it coincides with a huge upswing in the quality of TV shows across the world. In a time of critical and popular worldwide successes such as Breaking Bad, Orange Is The New Black, Entourage and The Big Bang Theory, British TV has had to […]

John Simm in Intruders

Why More Americans Should Know John Simm

Before we get too deeply into this, let’s just get the regenerating elephant out of the room. We know everyone knows John Simm as the Master in Doctor Who. He’s kind of impossible to forget, given the cackling glee he brought to proceedings and the fact that he made the Doctor cry. And he’s not […]

Picard the Borg

10 Sci-Fi Franchises Influenced by ‘Doctor Who’

Let’s be fair, all science fiction is drawn from a small pot of ideas, most often based around where science fact (and cultural reality) has got to when the ideas are first minted. And the more science fiction there is, the fewer new ideas there are, and the higher the chances that some of them will […]

Readers Have Their Say: The 10 Greatest British TV Dramas of All-Time

Weddings. Candy. TV Drama. There are simply some things the Brits traditionally do better than Americans. In celebration of BBC America’s launch of its new Dramaville block on August 17 – beginning with the 1950s-set spy thriller The Hour – we asked readers to submit their choices for the Greatest British TV Drama of all-time. […]

The Office’: From Ricky Gervais To Steve Carell To…Harvey Keitel??

More news about U.S. remakes of British shows: the executive producer of the U.S. version of The Office has thrown Harvey Keitel‘s name into the ring as a potential Steve Carell replacement as the boss of Dunder Mifflin. “He’s probably the only guy who can do it, and he’s doing TV now,” executive producer Paul […]

The Good Wife’ Star Archie Panjabi Pulls Off Emmy Upset!

Archie Panjabi – British actress known for East Is East, Bend It Like Beckham, and her role as Maya on BBC AMERICA’s Life On Mars – stunned Emmy prognosticators with a surprise win for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for The Good Wife. The Mad Men ladies – Christina Hendricks and Elisabeth Moss […]

British Emmy Nominee: Archie Panjabi from ‘The Good Wife’

The Primetime Emmy awards are just 13 days away. Shall we look at a few of the nominees with accents? Today we start with the London-born Archie Panjabi, an Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series contender for her work as sexy, leather-clad PI Kalinda on the courtroom drama, The Good Wife. I’m actually quite […]

Life on Mars Is Dead, Ashes To Ashes Rises: Watch Trailer

So ABC’s version of Life On Mars has been cancelled, canned, axed. Are you shocked? Good riddance, I say. I won’t reiterate all of the problems I had with the remake, but let’s just say the show was a misfire from Day One. Star Jason O’Mara may have been delicious with his shirt off, but […]

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