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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...

Sharon Horgan & Rob Delaney interview: Catastrophe

Louisa Mellor Interview Jan 20, 2015

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's new Channel 4 sitcom Catastrophe is a deeply funny, down-to-earth look at relationships...

Thunderbirds Are Go! First pic of CGI Tracy Brothers

Louisa Mellor News Jan 15, 2015

Here's what the Thunderbirds' Tracy Brothers look like in their new CGI incarnation for ITV series Thunderbirds Are Go!

Broadchurch series 2 episode 1 review

Louisa Mellor Review Jan 6, 2015

Broadchurch series two eases back into its investigation with clockwork-precise plotting and characteristically strong performances…

12 Geeky Things You Might Not Know About Downton Abbey

Louisa Mellor The Lists Jan 4, 2015

Get ready to impress your friends with useless knowledge as Downton Abbey season 5 premieres. Dig deep on your favorite PBS costume drama...

The odd places It’s A Wonderful Life has turned up

Louisa Mellor The Lists Dec 22, 2014

Clips of It’s A Wonderful Life appear in all sorts of TV shows and films, some predictable Christmas fare and some you might not expect…

Black Mirror: White Christmas Review

Louisa Mellor Review Dec 16, 2014

Charlie Brooker’s terrific Black Mirror Christmas special with Jon Hamm & Rafe Spall tells three very human tales of tech paranoia…

Black Mirror interview: Charlie Brooker, Jon Hamm, Rafe Spall

Louisa Mellor Interview Dec 16, 2014

We chatted to Charlie Brooker, Jon Hamm and Rafe Spall about tech dystopia Black Mirror’s terrific festive episode, White Christmas…

8 Amazing Geek TV Cameos That Almost Happened

Louisa Mellor The Lists Dec 5, 2014

From Doctor Who to Buffy, Breaking Bad and Game Of Thrones, we look back at the TV cameos that almost happened…

111 things You Might not Know About Sherlock Season 3

Louisa Mellor The Lists Nov 26, 2014

Discarded plots, quotes from canon, Martin Freeman's hatred of Watson's moustache... Here's a long list of Sherlock series 3 trivia...

Want to see what Cumberbatch and Freeman look like in the Sherlock Special?

Louisa Mellor News Nov 25, 2014

Here's what Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are going to look like in the Sherlock 2015 Special...

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat on series 8, Missy

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 13, 2014

At the RTS Doctor Who: Anatomy Of A Hit event, Steven Moffat chatted about Missy, Osgood, his favourite series 8 scene, and more…

Doctor Who: Ben Wheatley on Deep Breath and Into The Dalek

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 13, 2014

At the RTS Doctor Who: Anatomy Of A Hit event, director Ben Wheatley shared his experiences of making series 8’s opening episodes…

Seinfeld’s journey from flop to acclaimed hit

Louisa Mellor Feature Nov 10, 2014

Initially, Seinfeld met with a lukewarm response, a baffled network, low ratings and a volatile creator. So how did it become such a hit?

Douglas Mackinnon directing new Sherlock episode

Louisa Mellor News Nov 5, 2014

Doctor Who's Listen, Time Heist & Flatline director Douglas Mackinnon announces he's going behind the camera for a new Sherlock episode...

Under The Dome and Extant renewed by CBS

Louisa Mellor News Oct 10, 2014

Extant and Under The Dome will both return to CBS in summer 2015 with their respective second and third seasons...

Jon Hamm & more join cast of Black Mirror Xmas special

Louisa Mellor News Sep 29, 2014

Mad Men's Jon Hamm and more have been announced as appearing in this year's Black Mirror Christmas Special...

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat’s mysterious female characters

Louisa Mellor News Sep 25, 2014

Missy is only the latest in a series of enigmatic women characters that Steven Moffat has teased us with in Doctor Who…

Bryan Fuller updates us on American Gods TV adaptation

Louisa Mellor News Sep 10, 2014

Showrunner Bryan Fuller chats to us about plans for the Starz TV series of Neil Gaiman’s novel, American Gods…

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