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GEEK ALERT! BBC: Matt Smith Leaving ‘Doctor Who,’ The Search For Number Twelve Begins…

Via The Official Blog: The BBC is today announcing that Matt Smith is to leave Doctor Who after four incredible years on the hit BBC One show. Matt first stepped into the TARDIS in 2010 and will leave the role at the end … Continue reading

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BBC: ‘Being Human’ (U.K. Version) Canceled

Via Press Release: BBC Three’s supernatural trio will confront the ultimate evil in the final episodes of Being Human. It was announced today that the current series of Being Human will be the last, as the supernatural drama on BBC … Continue reading

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BBC America To Co-Produce ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Special TV Movie

EDITOR’S NOTE: Part Two of Season Seven starts this Saturday, March 30th on BBC America with series premiere of Orphan Black immediately following! Via Press Release: BBC AMERICA TO CO-PRODUCE AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME TO MARK DOCTOR WHO’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY … Continue reading

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BBC America: ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special To Air On December 25th, Details About Season 7.5

What better way to celebrate Christmas Day after all the presents are opened, you’ve visited your friends and family and finally settled down at the end of the day then to enjoy the latest adventure with your favorite time-traveling Time … Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Elementary’ (CBS – Thursday, 10:00 p.m.)

EDITORIAL NOTE: To understand how we do our reviews, please refer to our review of Revolution, here. ELEMENTARY stars Jonny Lee Miller as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson in a modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo … Continue reading

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NETFLIX ALERT: ‘Sherlock’ Season Two Now Available For Streaming

Season two of the BBC hit and highly-acclaimed drama, Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the contemporary version of the eccentric sleuth, is now available on Netflix’s streaming service.  If you haven’t seen this masterpiece, now’s your chance to see the series in its entirety (so far), … Continue reading

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SyFy Announces Hit Fantasy Adventure Series ‘Sinbad’ For Spring 2013

Via Press Release: SYFY ACQUIRES INTERNATIONAL HIT ADVENTURE FANTASY SERIES SINBAD FROM BBC WORLDWIDE AMERICA FOR APRIL 2013 PREMIERE NEW YORK – September 6, 2012 – Syfy today announced it has acquired the international hit series Sinbad from BBC Worldwide … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Primeval (BBC America – Tuesday, 8:00 p.m.)

When rips in time called anomalies started opening across the UK, dangerous creatures from the past and future began appearing in the most unexpected places, endangering lives and placing the whole of humanity at risk. A crack team of specialists … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Sherlock (PBS – Sunday, 10:00 p.m.)

A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. Co-created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Coupling) and Mark Gatiss, Sherlock stars BAFTA-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (Hawking, Amazing Grace) as the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Prime Suspect – (NBC – Thursday, 10:00 p.m.)

Regular readers of The ‘Tastic know that we have a long list of types of shows that we simply hate and ranking high on that list is the police procedural . They are all the same (which is why they’re referred to as procedurals… duh) and it’s incredibly rare that any of them really stand out from one another. And then there’s NBC’s Prime Suspect which is really one of the best procedurals we’ve seen in years. Continue reading

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