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Rupert Grint, Nick Frost and Don Johnson star in new Sky comedy ‘Sick Note’

Harry Potter star Rupert Grint will lead the cast of a new comedy from David Walliams and Miranda Hart’s producion company. The cast of Sick Note also includes Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead) and Don Johnson (Miami Vice). The series is created and written by Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz. The official synopsis reads: “Sick Note is the story...

‘Inside No. 9′ writers say new season ‘pushes the horror element’

The writers of BBC Two’s Inside No. 9 have given some new hints about what to expect from the upcoming third season. Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s anthology comedy series will return later this year with six new episodes, directed by Guillam Morales (Julia’s Eyes). Guest stars will include Keeley Hawes (Line Of Duty), Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife),...

E4 has axed ‘The Aliens’ after one season

It’s been confirmed that The Aliens won’t be returning to E4 for a second season. From the makers of Misfits and created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part comedy-drama launched on E4 earlier this year. The Aliens starred Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum), alongside Michael Smiley (Black...

BBC planning new ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is set to return to BBC Radio 4. More than a decade since the show last aired in 2005, a new season of the sci-fi comedy series has been commissioned. The sixth season is expected to be titled ‘The Hexagonal Phase’, the British Comedy Guide reports. The new episodes will apparently be...

Michelle Gomez confirms Missy is returning to ‘Doctor Who’ next season

Doctor Who actress Michelle Gomez has announced that she’ll be back as Missy in Season 10. The Scottish actress revealed the news at MegaCon in Orlando over the weekend. She also said that she wants Missy to kiss Captain Jack – something we’re sure John Barrowman would be up for. Gomez made her debut as Missy, a...

‘The A Word’ writer hints what to expect in autism drama’s second season

The writer of The A Word has given the first hints for the next season. It was announced last week that the autism drama will return to BBC One with six new episodes. Writer Peter Bowker commented: “If the first series was about diagnosis and denial then the second series is about the journey that is undertaken when you ‘go public’ about...

‘The Big Bang Theory’ becomes a slot machine

Whether you’re a fan of the show or not – the Big Bang Theory slot machine by Aristocrat is sure to please. The entire Big Bang gang is present on the reels, including Penny, Leonard, Sheldon, Raj and Wolowitz. All of the main cast are featured on the reels of the Big Bang Theory slot...

Official ‘Doctor Who’ cookbook details announced

A new Doctor Who recipe book will be published by the BBC this summer. Written by food writer Joanna Farrow, Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook will be released on 11 August and is available to pre-order now. The book will feature easy-to-follow recipes with step-by-step instructions for Doctor Who-related meals, snacks, cakes and sweets. > Pre-order the book on Amazon. The official synopsis reads: “Whether you’re...

New season of ‘Doctor Who’ still doesn’t begin filming until July

The new season of Doctor Who won’t begin filming until this summer. It was previously believed that Season 10 would start to film this month, but the new issue of Doctor Who Magazine confirms that the shoot isn’t due to commence until July. The delay is presumably to wait until filming on the new season of Sherlock is completed. Season 4’s...

‘Doctor Who’ Season 10 going ‘back to one-parters mostly’

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has revealed that the new season will feature fewer two-part stories than last year. 2015’s season was made up almost entirely of multi-part stories and ‘paired’ episodes, with the exception of Mark Gatiss’s ‘Sleep No More’. > Buy the complete Doctor Who Season 9 box set on DVD on Amazon. > Buy the complete Doctor Who...