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The Comic Strip Presents…The Hunt For Tony Blair

In what must be good news for fans of The Comic Strip Presents…, it was announced this week that it is to return for a one-off sixty minute special on Channel 4 later this year. Once again written by Peter Richardson and Pete Richens, who wrote many of the previous comedies in the series over […]

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Is Doctor Who Too Confusing?

If there was one consistent criticism of Doctor Who under previous showrunner Russell T. Davies, it was that he focused too much on “soap opera” elements, with the constant returning to the Powell Estate and the Tyler family. This year you could be forgiven for suggesting that latest showrunner Steven Moffat has turned the show […]

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Torchwood – Miracle Day

Torchwood, the BBC sci-fi show, and Doctor Who spin-off, returns to our screens soon for a fourth series entitled Torchwood: Miracle Day. Having previously been set largely in Cardiff for it’s first three seasons, this new ongoing story sees some significant changes as it moves on to a global stage, with adventures set this time […]

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Doctor Who – A Good Man Goes To War (S06E07)

Doctor Who A Good Man Goes To War, the mid-season finale, attracted 5.5 million viewers according to overnight figures. The long-running secret of River Song‘s true identity was finally revealed, and viewers also learnt more about Amy‘s baby, and why she is so important to the Doctor’s enemies. It also saw returns for many of […]

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Ringer – Sarah Michelle Gellar’s TV Return

Sarah Michelle Gellar finally makes a return to television later this year in a new drama show called Ringer, and almost as if to make up for the long wait, plays two characters rather than just one. Gellar, in her first tv role since Buffy The Vampire Slayer finished in 2003, will play identical twin […]

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Doctor Who – The Almost People (S06E06)

The Almost People was the second episode of a two part Doctor Who adventure that attracted 5.0 million viewers at the weekend according to unofficial overnight figures. Not only did it continue and conclude the previous week’s proceedings, but it also finished on what was (and had been hyped up in the press and online) […]

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Coronation Street – End Of The Road For Colin Fishwick

Soap operas have long lived off far-fetched, outlandish plots and storylines, but very few have reached the heights of the John Stape/Colin Fishwick saga, which looks like it’s about to reach it’s conclusion in some special episodes set to air over the coming few days on ITV. Through a long line of bad luck, bad […]

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All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace is a three part documentary that began on BBC Two this week (Monday nights at 9.00pm), the latest from acclaimed filmmaker Adam Curtis. In this first film, Curtis attempted to explore the relationship between humans and the machines they have built, and how it has shaped everything […]

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Doctor Who – The Rebel Flesh (S06E05)

Last night’s Doctor Who The Rebel Flesh, the first of a two part story, attracted 5.7 million viewers according to overnight figures. Written by Matthew Graham (Life On Mars/Ashes To Ashes), the Doctor, Amy and Rory land the Tardis at a creepy monastery located on an island that is home to a small set of […]

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Glee – Meet The Kids Behind The Paywall

It was announced earlier this week that the next (third) series of US hit show Glee will be moving from it’s current home of E4 to one of BSkyB’s pay channels after Channel 4 backed out of a bidding war for the show. Sources claim that Sky have paid around twice what was currently being […]

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