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Guy Fieri Diners, Dive-ins, & Drive Over To Fight Caillou: Opinion
Source: Food Network & PBS Both sides would prepare to meet one another but their origins only matter partly, what matters more is what they each bring to the table.   Assets in this fight would be crucial I can only imagine that Guy Fieri would call on the supplies and backup support of the diners, drive-ins, and[...]
Where’s My Biopic? Celebrating the Joy of Painting’s Bob Ross
When it comes to one of the most renowned figures of the 20th Century, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) had no shortage of them with true blue-collar personalities With the documentary and subsequent biopic of Fred Rogers starring Tom Hanks released, I think we're due to explore another PBS figure who brought pleasantness to the airwaves[...]
Peanuts holiday specials are coming to PBS (Image: Apple TV+)
Looks like it won't be "iPeanuts" for the holidays after all, with Apple TV+ and PBS announcing a deal to broadcast A Charlie Brown Christmas and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on over-the-air television Though the streaming service announced that it had secured the rights to the holiday adventures of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, and the[...]
Roadkill: Hugh Laurie’s Star Power Carries David Hare’s Quaint Political Thriller
The Machiavellian Prime Minister, played by Helen McCrory as a kind of Thatcher Lite, is not impressed with Lawrence. Hugh Laurie in "Roadkill", BBC Studios, PBS She's especially not impressed that he's more popular than she is and offers him a promotion that's really a poisoned chalice: Home Secretary of Justice  The reporter he took to court[...]
Hugh Laurie Plays Corrupt Politician in Upcoming BBC Drama Roadkill
Sir David Hare, the writer of the BBC and PBS' upcoming political thriller Roadkill starring Hugh Laurie, has written a one-man stage play, "Beat the Devil", about catching COVID-19 and recovering from it Talk about "writing what you know." Hare is certainly writing from personal experience He said he caught it from Roadkill director Michael[...]
Hugh Laurie Plays Corrupt Politician in Upcoming BBC Drama Roadkill
PBS Masterpiece is also a co-producer. Laurie plays Peter Laurence, a self-made, charismatic politician whose life and career are being picked apart by his enemies Laurence remains cool through it all, displaying no guilt or remorse let alone shame as he walks a tightrope teetering between triumph and disaster Followers of British politics will not have[...]
What's the Story, Wishbone? A New Movie?!
If you were a PBS watching kid from the years 1996 to 2001, you probably remember a classical literature-loving Jack Russell Terrier named Wishbone And if not, let me introduce you to one of the best television dogs ever, Wishbone! The original series followed a boy and his dog, whose sassy thoughts only the viewer could[...]
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The rest were prestige period dramas that sold internationally to the likes of PBS in America. Russell T Davies achieved A-list showrunner status with the success of the original Queer as Folk That bought him a ticket to pitch any show he wanted Jane Tranter at the BBC encouraged him to pitch a revival of Doctor[...]
Funko Pop New York Toy Fair 2020 Reveals - Archie Comics 
This time it looks like the company has acquired the PBS license and first up is everyone's favorite Aardvark, Arthur Arthur will also be accompanied by his little sister DW These two characters are a nice first step into the PBS world This opens up the possibility to more kid friendly characters from this world[...]
The first gay wedding comes to...PBS Kids?
Remember the PBS Kids' animated series Arthur? Well, we're at the start of the 22nd season (yes, it has been that long since your childhood) and yet the program continues to evolve with the times for the benefit of its young audience – this time, with the season premiere highlighting the same-sex wedding between teacher[...]