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The Watch: What the Books Spoof the TV Series Plays Straight

The Watch: What the Books Spoof, the TV Series Plays Straight

The Watch, BBC America’s adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett’s City Watch novels, is decidedly not the novels As a TV show, it’s an interesting case of what TV demands that separates it from what books can do Pratchett’s books are part of his wide-ranging and epic "Discworld" series and the extended universe[...]

The Watch Woos Whovians Celebrates Lady Sybils Thirst New Images

The Watch Woos Whovians, Celebrates Lady Sybil's Thirst; New Images

With only two days to go until The Watch storms its way onto our screens starting this Sunday, BBC America is offering interested viewers two new teasers as well as a set of preview images from the first of the series' two-episode premiere ("A Near Vimes Experience" and "Ook"). Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The[...]

The Watch: Meet Carcer Dun &#038 Wonse Play 3 Rounds of Me in 3 Words

The Watch: Meet Carcer Dun & Wonse; Play 3 Rounds of "Me in 3 Words"

With BBC America's The Watch set to storm its way onto our screens starting Sunday, January 3, 2021, with a two-episode premiere, viewers are getting a new tour of the show's "who's who." Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), Joy Wilkinson (Doctor Who), Catherine Tregenna (Torchwood), Amrou Al-Kadhi (Little America), and Ed Hime, the[...]

The Watch Preview: Get Up-Close &#038 Personal with City Watch Lady Sybil

The Watch Preview: Get Up-Close & Personal with City Watch, Lady Sybil

Unless you're one of those AMC+ people who will get a chance to preview the series on New Year's Eve, BBC America's The Watch will be blasting its ways across our screens starting Sunday, January 3, 2021, with two episodes Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), Joy Wilkinson (Doctor Who), Catherine Tregenna (Torchwood),[...]

The Watch Official Trailer Proves Anyone Can Be a Hero- Even Them

The Watch Official Trailer Proves Anyone Can Be a Hero- Even Them

Set to hit screens beginning Sunday, January 3, 2021, with two episodes (and on December 31, 2020, on AMC+), BBC America has released a new trailer for The Watch, the network's series adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy-fantasy book series "Discworld." Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), Joy Wilkinson (Doctor[...]

The Watch Preview: Do You Have What It Takes to Join City Watch

The Watch Preview: Do You Have What It Takes to Join City Watch?

With now only a little more than a month to go, BBC America is shifting gears on how it promotes The Watch, the network's series adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy-fantasy book series "Discworld" that's set to launch on Sunday, January 3, 2021 Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), Joy Wilkinson[...]

The Watch Introduces Viewers to Constable Cheery &#038 Sergeant Detritus

The Watch Introduces Viewers to Constable Cheery & Sergeant Detritus

With the new year right around the corner, BBC America continues introducing viewers to the who's who of The Watch, the network's series adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy-fantasy book series "Discworld." Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), Joy Wilkinson (Doctor Who), Catherine Tregenna (Torchwood), Amrou Al-Kadhi (Little America), and Ed[...]

The Watch: If Theyre Not Careful City Watch Might Save the World

The Watch: If They're Not Careful, City Watch Might Save the World

On Sunday, January 3, BBC America's series adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy-fantasy book series "Discworld" shatters its way onto television screens, and now viewers are getting a new set of preview images to help them keep track of who's who on The Watch Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), Joy[...]

The Watch: Meet Constable Carrot &#038 Corporal Angua: Misfit Together

The Watch: Meet Constable Carrot & Corporal Angua: Misfit Together

With only a little month to go until BBC America's live-action adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy-fantasy book series "Discworld" shatters its way onto television screens, viewers are being given an opportunity to get to know Adam Hugill's Constable Carrot and Marama Corlett's Corporal Angua from The Watch Written by Simon Allen (Strike[...]

The Watch Introduces Viewers to Capt. Sam Vimes &#038 Lady Sybil Ramkin

The Watch Introduces Viewers to Capt. Sam Vimes & Lady Sybil Ramkin

In this round, we get to meet the captain of "The Watch," Richard Dormer's (Game of Thrones) Sam Vimes Following that, we get a look at Lara Rossi's (Flesh and Blood) Lady Sybil Ramkin, the last scion of Ankh-Morpork's nobility, who tries to fix the city via vigilantism.[caption id="attachment_1294565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Watch previews its cast[...]

The Watch Teaser: Sam Vimes Has Middle Finger in the Upright Position

The Watch Teaser: Sam Vimes Has Middle Finger in the Upright Position

The last time we checked in with BBC America's upcoming adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy-fantasy book series "Discworld," it was at New York Comic Con-Metaverse- where we learned that The Watch will debut on Sunday, January 3 at 8 pm ET In addition, fans were given a teaser trailer and a number[...]

The Watch on BBC America: Queer Magic Trailer and More

The Watch on BBC America: Queer Magic, Trailer and More

NYCC gave us our first real taste of the upcoming BBC America series The Watch, an adaptation of the Discworld novel by Sir Terry Pratchett The story follows the City Watch, a group of ragtag cops tasked with protecting Ankh-Morpork Moderated by Yvette Nicole Brown, the panel features Executive Producers Richard Stokes and Simon Allen,[...]

The Watch Releases New Teasers Matt Berry Wendell Pierce Join Cast

The Watch Releases New Teasers; Matt Berry, Wendell Pierce Join Cast

Well, at Friday's New York Comic Con-Metaverse panel, they learned- and saw- a whole lot about The Watch First, we now have a date: the series will premiere on Sunday, January 3 at 8 pm ET But wait! There's more! Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Selma) and Matt Berry (What We Do in the Shadows, Year[...]

The Watch: Discworld Series Set for January 2021 New Image Released

The Watch: "Discworld" Series Set for January 2021; New Image Released

Fans of Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have been patiently waiting for word on when BBC America's eight-episode adaptation The Watch would be gracing their screens - and on Friday, they received some good news While still lacking a specific date, AMC Networks revealed that the adventures of Richard Dormer's[...]

Discworld: Narrativia Endeavor and Motive Pictures Team for TV Series

Discworld: Narrativia, Endeavor and Motive Pictures Team for TV Series

While BBC Studios may be the production house behind BBC America's eight-episode adaptation The Watch from the late Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series, Pratchett's production company Narrativia is looking to throw open the doors of "Discworld." On Tuesday, Narrativia, Endeavor Content and UK-based producer Motive Pictures announced an exclusive deal that[...]

The Watch: BBC America Releases Sir Terry Pratchett Adapt First-Look Images

"The Watch": BBC America Releases Sir Terry Pratchett Adapt First-Look Images

Fans of the late Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have been anxiously awaiting a look at BBC America's eight-episode adaptation The Watch  -and now their patience has paid off Here's a look at what fans can expect from Richard Dormer's (Game of Thrones) Sam Vimes and City Watch when the[...]

The Watch: Anna Chancellor (Pennyworth) James Fleet (Outlander) 4 More Join BBC America Adapt

"The Watch": Anna Chancellor ("Pennyworth"), James Fleet ("Outlander"), 4 More Join BBC America Adapt

Fans of the late Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have more The Watch casting news coming their way: BBC America's eight-episode series adaptation is welcoming six more names to the network's adaptation.Anna Chancellor (Pennyworth), James Fleet (Outlander), Ingrid Oliver (Doctor Who), Ruth Madeley (The Rook), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Dynasty), and Bianca Simone[...]

Extras in Cape Town Wanted for Terry Pratchetts The Watch from the BBC

Extras in Cape Town Wanted for Terry Pratchett's The Watch from the BBC

The Watch is a fantasy police procedural television series under development by BBC America, based on Terry Pratchett's Ankh-Morpork City Watch stories from his Discworld novels It is to have an episodic storyline, following the format of a "crime of the week" as tackled by the city's police force under the command of Sam Vimes.BBC[...]

The Watch: Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones) Joins BBC Americas Discworld Adapt

"The Watch": Richard Dormer ("Game of Thrones") Joins BBC America's "Discworld" Adapt

Fans of the late Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have some good news coming their way: BBC America's eight-episode series adaptation The Watch has found its Sam Vimes in Game of Thrones actor Richard Dormer Dormer joins a cast that includes Adam Hugill, Jo Eaton-Kent, Marama Corlett, Lara Rossi, and Sam[...]

The Watch: Adam Hugill Set as Carrot in BBC Americas Discworld Adapt

"The Watch": Adam Hugill Set as Carrot in BBC America's "Discworld" Adapt

Fans of the late Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have some good news coming their way, with Adam Hugill (Pennyworth) set to join BBC America's eight-episode series adaptation The Watch in a lead role Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), the "punk rock" thriller focuses on City Watch as[...]