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Anime Acceptance &#038 The Cancer That Is Gatekeeping: Opinion

Anime, Acceptance & The Cancer That Is Gatekeeping: Opinion

This past week has been filled with hot internet takes, but the one surrounding gatekeeping should come without dispute: if you like something, you're a fan. Full stop, do not pass go, do not collect $200, period, end of story. It doesn't matter what level you like something at, nobody should be telling people how […]

Doctor Who Lockdown Posts Love &#038 Monsters Minisode Follow-Up

Doctor Who Lockdown Posts "Love & Monsters" Minisode Follow-Up

What better way to spend a Valentine's Day than with other Doctor Who fans? Because that's exactly what happened on Sunday with Emily Cook and Doctor Who Lockdown returning for a tweet-a-long of the tenth episode of the second revival season, "Love & Monsters"- an enjoyable Doctor/Rose Tyler outing that actually benefits from having David […]

Doctor Who: Alex Kingston Pens River Song Novel The Rubys Curse

Doctor Who: Alex Kingston Pens River Song Novel "The Ruby's Curse"

Alex Kingston, who played River Song, the fan favourite time-traveling wife of The Doctor on Doctor Who, has written a River Song novel, The Ruby's Curse. River Song was created by showrunner Steven Moffat, a character intended to be meta in a show that's endlessly meta, and Kingston seems to understand this according to the […]

Buffy Stars Emma Caulfield Anthony Head on Whedon Abuse Accusations

Buffy Stars Emma Caulfield, Anthony Head on Whedon Abuse Accusations

A day after Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel star Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia) went public with accusations against Joss Whedon of years of unprofessional and abusive behavior and series stars Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy Summers), Michelle Trachtenberg (Dawn Summers), and Amber Benson (Tara Maclay) came forward to support Carpenter, Emma Caulfield (Anya) and Anthony Head (Rupert Giles) […]

University Challenge Does Marvel Comics Infinity Stones

University Challenge Does Marvel Comics' Infinity Stones

Last night's episode of University Challenge crashed pop culture against science in a most entertaining fashion as Jeremy Paxman asked the University of Warwick questions about the Marvel Cinematic Universe to both his and the contestants disdain. University Challenge is a British TV quiz show that pits one university's representatives against another in a battle […]

David Tennant Pretended To Be His Own PA Melissa Von Stressel

David Tennant Pretended To Be His Own PA, Melissa Von Stressel

The Confessional is a BBC series in which Green Wing and Episodes' star Stephen Mangan hosts a comedy chat show about the hilarious subjects of shame and guilt. As the show says "We're used to hearing celebrity interviews, where stars are persuaded to show off about their achievements and talk about their proudest moments. Stephen […]

Doctor Who Series 13: Chris Chibnall Discusses John Bishops Dan

Doctor Who Series 13: Chris Chibnall Discusses John Bishop's Dan

With production on Series 13 of the BBC's long-running sci-fi adventure series Doctor Who already underway, the show is heading into a return riddled with change. Gone are Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole, having left the show after "Revolution of the Daleks," with the abbreviated eight-episode new series seeing Yaz (Mandip Gill) returning with Jodie Whittaker's […]

2021 SAG TV Awards Noms Actually Remembered I May Destroy You Exists

2021 SAG TV Awards Noms Actually Remembered "I May Destroy You" Exists

On Thursday, Lily Collins (Mank) and Daveed Diggs (Hamilton, Snowpiercer) took to Instagram Live to announce the nominations for this year's Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards- and guess what? Unlike the Golden Globes and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, SAG actually remembered that Michaela Coel and I May Destroy You actually exists. In addition, Netflix's […]

Doctor Who: Drag Race UK Star Tia Kofi Up for Being the Next Doctor

Doctor Who: Drag Race UK Star Tia Kofi Up for Being the Next Doctor

RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 2 queen Tia Kofi isn't shy about her geeky roots, and those roots came out in a recent press interview where she talked about what Doctor Who means to her and how the long-running, quintessential U.K. sci-fi classic influences her drag. Tia grew up with sci-fi television staple Doctor Who, […]

Staged Series 2 Episode 8: Their Endgame Was All About Friendship

Staged Series 2 Episode 8: Their Endgame Was All About Friendship

And it's the battle's over. Staged Series 2 has reached its endgame. It's been a rollercoaster of bad faith, bad decisions, and really bad behavior on the parts of David Tennant and Michael Sheen, or at least their fictional avatars. The fight over the casting of the US network remake of the show is over. […]

Cobra Kai Attack on Titan Rule US/UK/Global Top 20 Shows (Jan 2021)

Cobra Kai, Attack on Titan Rule US/UK/Global Top 20 Shows (Jan 2021)

Welcome to what will become a monthly series at Bleeding Cool TV: a look at what's being watched in the U.S. and U.K., as well as across the global viewing market. What follows is a breakdown of the Top 20 in-demand shows in each of those three markets- and the first observation is going to […]

Staged Series 2 E07: In the Shadow of Fleabag A Truly Twisted Climax

Staged Series 2 E07: In the Shadow of Fleabag, A Truly Twisted Climax

It's a new dawn in Staged – David Tennant and Michael Sheen are getting along again. The air between them has cleared after their extended therapy sessions with the actors who were reading to play them in the US network remake of the show. David is buoyed by his TV job being on again. The […]

Staged Series 2 E06: Gentle Jim Parsons Weirdly Sinister Josh Gad

Staged Series 2 E06: Gentle Jim Parsons, Weirdly Sinister Josh Gad

If Staged was a movie, we've come to the latter part of Act 2 where our heroes David Tennant and Michael Sheen have hit rock bottom in their foundering friendship. They've stopped talking to each other, but they left their zoom calls on to show each other how mad they are at each other and […]

Doctor Who Star Writer Could See the TARDIS in This Actors Future

Doctor Who Star, Writer Could See the TARDIS in This Actor's Future

Move over, Noel Clarke. Looks like your old Doctor Who co-star John Barrowman (Capt. Jack) and writer Russell T. Davies are in agreement over who would make a great "next Doctor"- and the choice would be another first. First, just to make something clear? While Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole have left the show after […]

Staged Series 2 Episode 5: Tennant and Sheens Hell Other Actors

Staged Series 2 Episode 5: Tennant and Sheen's Hell? Other Actors

It was inevitable. The guys are falling apart in this action-packed (not!) episode of Staged. Lockdown does this to people. David Tennant is lying on his couch and boring the crap out of Michael Sheen in an unofficial therapy season. These two are the last guys who should ever act as therapists for each other. […]

Staged Series 2 Episode 4: Whoopi Reads Them The Riot Act

Staged Series 2 Episode 4: Whoopi Reads Them The Riot Act

Previously on Staged, David Tennant and Michael Sheen subtly sabotaged Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's audition to play them in the US network remake of the show. Simon and Nick tortured David by declaring they would much rather play Michael with his more proactive bouts of madness with the birds in the first episode of […]

Staged Series 2 Episode 3: Simon Pegg &#038 Nick Frost Torture Tennant

Staged Series 2 Episode 3: Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Torture Tennant!

In the show itself, Staged is getting a US network remake, and the network doesn't want David Tennant or Michael Sheen in the leads despite them being the stars of the UK original that made it a hit in the first place. It's a common indignity that British actors suffer when their hit shows are […]

I May Destroy You Unorthodox &#038 More Earn Indie Spirit Awards TV Noms

I May Destroy You, Unorthodox & More Earn Indie Spirit Awards TV Noms

The new year is going to bring a number of firsts to The Film Independent Spirit Awards. For the first time, the awards ceremony will not take place before the Academy Awards as had been its tradition. Instead, the Indie Spirit broadcast will take place in primetime on Thursday, April 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET on […]

Staged Series 2 Episode 2: Now the Story (and Comedy) Truly Begins

Staged Series 2 Episode 2: Now the Story (and Comedy) Truly Begins

The first episode of Staged Series 2 was merely a prelude to the coming chaos. Now the story truly begins. Creator, writer, and director Simon Davis has sold the rights to a US network and is writing the pilot. He tells Nina Sosonya that she would be back playing the same role as she did […]

Its a Sin: Russell T. Davies Series Debuts Trailer Drops February 18

It's a Sin: Russell T. Davies Series Debuts Trailer; Drops February 18

We've been hearing from Emmy nominated writer Russell T. Davies (Doctor Who, Queer as Folk) over the past few weeks about his upcoming HBO Max Original and Channel 4 limited series It's a Sin– but on Monday, viewers got the chance to preview the series for themselves. Set to debut all five episodes starting February […]