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Doctor Who: What Russell T Davies Would Change About 'Rose'

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 25, 2015

In June 2009, in brilliant Doctor Who correspondence book A Writer’s Tale, Russell T Davies reflected on series 1 opener, "Rose."

10 years of new Doctor Who: what 2005 reviews made of Rose

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 24, 2015

What did mainstream press reviews make of Rose, Doctor Who’s first episode in 16 years, when it debuted back in March 2005?

Return to Oz: A Disturbing '80s Fantasy Classic

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 23, 2015

Louisa takes a look back at one of the more sinister entries in our Enchanted 80s season, the underappreciated Return To Oz...

Game Of Thrones season 5 episode 1 spoiler-free review

Louisa Mellor News Mar 19, 2015

Game Of Thrones feels as if it's slowly building towards an eventual endgame in the impressive season 5 opener, The Wars To Come...

Neil Gaiman’s 11 geekiest cameo appearances

Louisa Mellor The Lists Mar 18, 2015

Remember when Neil Gaiman played Jareth from Labyrinth and popped up a cartoon falafel? No? Step this way to see his geekiest cameos...

Mad Men: AMC's Plans for a Sally or Peggy Spinoff

Louisa Mellor News Mar 12, 2015

During Matthew Weiner's post-season 4 Mad Men negotiations, AMC planned to make a spinoff about Sally or Peggy...

Doctor Who: Jenna Coleman planned to quit after series 8

Louisa Mellor News Mar 6, 2015

Steven Moffat has confirmed that Jenna Coleman first intended to leave Doctor Who in the series 8 finale...

Doctor Who: the 1988 report that sounded its death knell

Louisa Mellor News Mar 5, 2015

This BBC audience reaction report was one of the first nails in Doctor Who's coffin in the late eighties…

12 Geeky Things You Might Not Know About Downton Abbey

Louisa Mellor The Lists Mar 1, 2015

Impress your friends with useless knowledge after the Downton Abbey season 5 finale. Dig deep on your favorite PBS costume drama...

Den of Geek Breaking Bad

These Failed TV Pilots Paved The Way For Breakout Hits

Louisa Mellor News Feb 25, 2015

Had these pilots been given the green light, we might have been without Breaking Bad, 24, Hannibal, Community and more…

NBC to Decide on Constantine Season 2 in May

Louisa Mellor News Feb 19, 2015

Constantine showrunner Daniel Cerone will pitch season 2 to NBC in May. The show isn't cancelled yet, he says...

Game Of Thrones: should ASoIaF readers avoid the show?

Louisa Mellor Feature Feb 19, 2015

With the Game Of Thrones TV timeline set to overtake the novels, should A Song Of Ice And Fire readers avoid it to stay spoiler-free?

Game Of Thrones Season 5: George R.R. Martin Teases More Shock Deaths

Louisa Mellor News Feb 16, 2015

Be prepared for shock deaths in Game Of Thrones season 5, says George R.R. Martin...

67 Things You Didn't Know About Game of Thrones Season 4

Louisa Mellor News Feb 16, 2015

We’ve trawled the Game Of Thrones season 4 DVD commentaries for inside info what went on behind the scenes…

The Finest Geek TV Marriage Proposals

Louisa Mellor The Lists Feb 14, 2015

From Battlestar to Buffy, it’s not only rom-coms that love proposals, lots of sci-fi and fantasy TV characters have popped the question…

Game Of Thrones: 15 things we learned from George R.R. Martin’s original outline

Louisa Mellor The Lists Feb 9, 2015

George R.R. Martin originally planned different fates for Game Of Thrones’ Daenerys, Jaime, Tyrion, Sansa, Arya, Catelyn, Robb and more…

The Musketeers renewed for series 3

Louisa Mellor News Feb 5, 2015

The BBC has ordered a third series of Adrian Hodges The Musketeers, which is due to start filming in April 2015...

Game Of Thrones season 5: first official pictures

Louisa Mellor News Feb 3, 2015

Want to see what Arya, Doran Martell and the High Sparrow look like in Game Of Thrones season 5? Step this way...

The lessons NBC’s Parenthood has taught us

Louisa Mellor Feature Jan 29, 2015

As Parenthood, Jason Katims’ follow-up to Friday Night Lights, draws to an end, here’s what the Braverman family has taught us…

16 Late-Arrival Female TV Characters We Can't Live Without

Louisa Mellor The Lists Jan 23, 2015

Paige in Charmed, Anya in Buffy, Fred in Angel… They weren’t there from the start, but these women were indispensable by the end...