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UK start date confirmed for ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

The new season of American Horror Story will begin in the UK next month. Ryan Murphy’s anthology series returns for a fifth story, with pop superstar Lady Gaga joining the cast as Elizabeth, a wealthy bisexual hotel owner. American Horror Story: Hotel begins at 10pm on Tuesday 20th October on Fox. Matt Bomer (Magic Mike),...

River Song is back for ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special!

The BBC has officially announced this morning that Alex Kingston is returning to Doctor Who for this year’s Christmas special. The actress will reprise her role as Professor River Song in the show’s eleventh Christmas episode, which begins filming this week. The special is written by Steven Moffat and directed by Douglas Mackinnon (Sherlock). River...

‘Spooks’ star joins ‘Penny Dreadful’ cast as Dr. Jekyll in Season 3

Filming has begun in Dublin, Ireland on the third season of Penny Dreadful. The period horror drama was renewed for nine new episodes by Sky Atlantic and US channel Showtime in June. Created, written and executive produced by Skyfall writer John Logan, Penny Dreadful launched in May 2014 and Season 2 aired earlier this year. >...

‘Sherlock’ director joins ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special

Douglas Mackinnon has been revealed as the director of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special. The online CV of Director of Photography Suzie Lavelle confirms the news. Mackinnon directed the upcoming one-off Sherlock Christmas special earlier this year and has previously directed seven episodes of Doctor Who, including ‘Flatline’, ‘Time Heist’, ‘Listen’, ‘Cold War’, ‘The...

‘The Returned’ promo pic: French drama’s cast reunite for Season 2

A new promotional photo has been revealed for the second season of French supernatural drama The Returned. Eight new episodes will begin on Canal+ in France this autumn, where the show is titled Les Revenants. > Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Season 2 will air in the UK on Channel 4. The official...

Steven Moffat says next ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner will be ‘marvellous’

Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat has briefly discussed the task of finding his replacement, “when the time comes” for him to leave. Speaking at this year’s Edinburgh International Television Festival following a fan screening of Season 9’s opener, ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’, Moffat was asked if he was “grooming somebody else to take over” from...

Watch the ‘Downton Abbey’ final season trailer

ITV has unveiled the launch trailer for the final season of Downton Abbey. The period drama returns this autumn for eight new episodes, followed by the show’s last ever episode on Christmas Day. Watch the trailer… Season 6 begins at 9pm on Sunday 20 September on ITV. > Buy Season 5 on DVD on Amazon....

‘Downton Abbey’ Season 6 start date confirmed

ITV has officially announced the launch date for the final season of Downton Abbey. The period drama is back for eight new episodes, followed by the show’s last ever episode on Christmas Day. Season 6 begins at 9pm on Sunday 20 September on ITV. > Buy Season 5 on DVD on Amazon. Creator Julian Fellowes...

‘Humans’ Season 2: Writers tease possible Dr. Millican return

The writers of Channel 4’s Humans have hinted that William Hurt’s character Dr. Millican could come back, despite his death in the first season. The new sci-fi drama concluded earlier this month. > Order Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Filming on eight new episodes will begin next year. Discussing the possible return of Dr....

Watch first clip from new season of ‘Downton Abbey’

ITV has released an extended preview for the final season of Downton Abbey. The period drama returns this autumn for eight new episodes, followed by the show’s last ever episode on Christmas Day. Watch the two-minute clip… Season 6 is expected to begin in late September on ITV. > Buy Season 5 on DVD on...