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Rick and Morty Charmed Seth MacFarlane &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Rick and Morty, Charmed, Seth MacFarlane & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome to a post-DC FanDome edition of BCTV Sunday Slices, after a week of some really big announcements but a little soft when it comes to news. That said, "a little soft" still covers a wide range of topics. This weekend, we sing the praises of Lovecraft Country, like the feeling of having Archer back, […]

Glow Up Season 1 Review: Make-Up Competition Series Fun Netflix Find

Glow Up Season 1 Review: Make-Up Competition Series Fun Netflix Find

If you love shows about fashion, makeup, and body art, Netflix's Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star is worth a watch. A reality competition where 10 make-up artists (MUA's) compete to become Britain's next Make-up star. Hosted by Stacey Gooley judged by some of the industry's best, Dominic Skinner and Val Garland. The contestants compete […]

Doctor Who Survival Supercut: The 7th Doctors Finale Still Holds Up

Doctor Who "Survival" Supercut: The 7th Doctor's Finale Still Holds Up

We knew this was coming. The end of the original Doctor Who series came in 1989, and the last supercut of the 7th Doctor's (Sylvester McCoy) stories. The BBC has released a 20-minute cut-down of "Survival" on their YouTube channel. Once again, it's a personal story for Ace (Sophie Aldred). He takes her back to […]

Anthony: BBCs Powerful Drama of the Year Coming to Peacock

Anthony: BBC's Powerful Drama of the Year Coming to Peacock

In a surprise announcement, NBC's Peacock streaming service released a trailer for the BBC drama Anthony. In 2005, 18-year-old Black student Anthony Walker was murdered in an unprovoked, racially motivated attack in Liverpool that shocked the nation. Anthony is a powerful feature film that examines the impact of Walker's murder by exploring what may have […]

Its A Shoe &#8211 The First Field Report From Doctor Who: Time Fracture

"It's A Shoe" – The First Field Report From Doctor Who: Time Fracture

The first of the Doctor Who: Time Fracture 'Field Reports' until the immersive experience tickets go on sale widely, has just gone live on the BBC Doctor Who YouTube channel spreading the word of the new London show. It features the Time Crack that ran through Steven Moffat and the Tenth Doctor's run on the […]

Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious Immersive Tie-In Now For February

Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious Immersive Tie-In, Now For February

A lot of people presumed that the Doctor Who: Time Fracture, a new immersive theatrical event planned for this autumn, and tying into the multi-platform Doctor Who event Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious would not be going ahead, due to the current global situation. Turns out it's just being delayed until February. Doctor Who: Time […]

Luci Loves Desi: Anne Heche Wilmer Valeramma Set for BBC Radio Play

Luci Loves Desi: Anne Heche, Wilmer Valeramma Set for BBC Radio Play

Luci Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom is a 5-part BBC Radio 4 series about the making of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy that dropped today. In a surprising casting coup, Anne Heche plays Lucille Ball and Wilmer Valeramma plays Desi Arnaz. Other cast members include Jared Harris, […]

Lucifer &#8211 Tom Ellis Past Lives: Doctor Who Eastenders Merlin &#038 More

Lucifer – Tom Ellis' Past Lives: Doctor Who, Eastenders, Merlin & More

With only four days to go until Tom Ellis's Lucifer Morningstar brings his devilish ways back to Netflix for a fifth and not-so-final season (with the cast also taking part in WarnerMedia's DC FanDome virtual event the following day), Lucifans might be at a loss for something to fill their geek time until Friday. You're […]

Ghostwatch: The BBC 1992 TV Play That Terrified the Nation

Ghostwatch: The BBC 1992 TV Play That Terrified the Nation

In 1992, seven years before The Blair Witch Project, long before social media became a big part of everyone's lives, a BBC TV play had its one broadcast on Halloween night. Ghostwatch proceeded to freak the entire United Kingdom out that night and brought attacks on the BBC. It has never been repeated and has […]

The Stone Tape: Revisiting BBCs Obscure Classic Ghost Story

The Stone Tape: Revisiting BBC's Obscure Classic Ghost Story

BBC's The Stone Tape is both the most influential and most obscure ghost story of the 20th Century. Written by Nigel Kneale and only transmitted once in 1972, it was a new take on the ghost story that still feels fresh today. A Modern Take on Hauntings A tech company doing research in an old […]

Doctor Who Pond Fam Reunion: Matt Smith Karen Gillan Arthur Darvill

Doctor Who Pond Fam Reunion: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill

As Doctor Who fans continue waiting for word on when production on Series 13 will start rolling again as well as when holiday special "Revolution of the Daleks" will be hitting out screens (more on both of those in a minute), ReedPOP's Metaverse virtual convention hosted a conversation that brought viewers back to a simpler […]

Neil Patrick Harris Poorly Promotes Goes Wrong Show For Prime Video

Neil Patrick Harris Poorly Promotes Goes Wrong Show For Prime Video

The Goes Wrong Show is probably the funniest comedy the BBC has shown in years. Based on the theatrical monsters from the Mischief Theatre that have filled London's West End in recent years, including The Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and Magic Goes Wrong, […]

Doctor Who Supercut The Deadly Assassin Revisits Gallifrey Moments

Doctor Who Supercut "The Deadly Assassin" Revisits Gallifrey Moments

The latest Doctor Who supercut on the show's official BBC YouTube channel is "The Deadly Assassin", cut down from four half-hour episodes to half an hour so we can skip over the slow bits. It's oddly effective because it's a massively flawed and pulpy story. The script by Robert Holmes feels like it was thrown […]

Beat the Devil: Ralph Fiennes to Star in David Hares COVID-19 Play

Beat the Devil: Ralph Fiennes to Star in David Hare's COVID-19 Play

It's official: Ralph Fiennes will star in David Hare's one-man stage play Beat the Devil. The play, which charts Hare's experience contracting COVID-19 and his recovery from it, is slated to premiere at the Bridge Theatre in London on August 27th and run till October 31st. Nicholas Hytner is the director. That's if the UK […]

Always Sunny Ratched XFL WWE Friends &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Ratched, XFL, WWE, Friends & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another round of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where your resident "man-child" (long story, but I realize now that people throw out phrases they actually don't have the ability to understand so that's sad) looks back on the past week in Bleeding Cool Television's (BCTV) coverage to see what […]

Christopher Eccleston Returns to Doctor Who as The Doctor in 2021

Christopher Eccleston Returns to Doctor Who as The Doctor in 2021

After a big falling out with production staff, Christopher Eccleston left Doctor Who after the first season of 2005, replaced in the role of The Doctor by David Tennant. He also declined a planned return to the role alongside Tennant and Matt Smith for the 50th Anniversary The Day Of The Doctor, which saw his […]

Doctor Who Supercut: Fenric &#038 The Dawn of the Modern Companion

Doctor Who Supercut: "Fenric" & The Dawn of the Modern Companion

Time for another Doctor Who supercut. This one is "The Curse of Fenric" from 1989, the 7th Doctor's (Sylvester McCoy) third and final season, and the old show's final season before it was unceremoniously canceled by the BBC. Ian Briggs Might be the Best Writer Doctor Who Ever had! Ian Briggs' script is perhaps the […]

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 […]

Interconnected: Stream BBC Writers Room 8 Lockdown Shorts Series

Interconnected: Stream BBC Writers' Room 8 Lockdown Shorts Series

The BBC Writers' Room is a great resource that also runs programs to nurture new and upcoming writers. During Lockdown, they launched Interconnected, a showcase that picked 8 short scripts from writers from different professional levels and experiences to film with actors, crew, and directors all working at home. The shorts were available in the […]

AHS WWE Supernatural Gleesons Trump &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

AHS, WWE, Supernatural, Gleeson's Trump & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

After taking a weekend off to cover Comic-Con@Home, we're back with another edition of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where I reflect back longingly on Bleeding Cool Television's (BCTV) coverage from the past week to see what shape the television landscape's been in over the past several days. Just so everyone's on […]