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Win a copy of Merlin Series 4 Blu-ray!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED   The fourth year of the BBC’s Merlin sees the young magician aid his master as they deal with threats from all sides – and we’ve got a copy of the Blu-ray set available for two lucky winners! All you have to do is … Continue reading

Who and Merlin triumph in Virgin Media Awards

Doctor Who has been voted Virgin Media TV Show of the Year for 2011 in the just-announced Virgin Media Awards. Arthur Darvill’s Rory Williams was TV Character of the Year, while the moment the Doctor was shot in the opening episode of the sixth series was hailed as Most Explosive TV Moment. Karen Gillan is officially … Continue reading

HBO release full Game of Thrones season two trailer (watch video)

“You win or you die!” promises the first full trailer for the second season of HBO/Sky Atlantic’s hit series Game of Thrones, based on the books by George R.R. Martin. “Power resides where men believes it resides,” is one of the many resonating lines from the minute long trailer, which can be seen below. Game … Continue reading

Many Unhappy Returns for True Blood’s fifth season

Even as the fourth season gets set for UK broadcast on FX, HBO is ramping up for the start of the fifth year of True Blood, with a teaser trailer that promises that hints at dark things to come. “In Bon Temps, nothing stays buried forever,” runs the slogan, which would indicate that there are some … Continue reading

More honours for Lange at SAG Awards

Jessica Lange’s role in American Horror Story has brought her yet more honours, as the Screen Actors Guild awarded her the Outstanding Female Role in a Dramatic Series at the ceremony on January 29. “Once I threw my lot in with this project, the ride was actually quite great,” she told Deadline back stage. “You couldn’t … Continue reading

Matt Smith has “no plans” to leave Doctor Who

Speaking to Digital Spy backstage at the National Television Awards after being hailed as Best Male Dramatic Actor by the public, Doctor Who star Matt Smith made it clear that although he has always had an interest in films, and might be drawn towards directing, he is not yet contemplating life as a former Time … Continue reading

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan triumph at National Television Awards

Doctor Who stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan were both successful in the National Television Awards, voted for by the general public, which were presented on January 25th. Smith won Best Male Dramatic Performance, with Gillan awarded the female equivalent, each beating their counterparts on Torchwood, John Barrowman and Eve Myles. Doctor Who failed to … Continue reading

ABC also order Beauty and the Beast pilot!

It could get confusing next season, with two rival versions of Beauty and the Beast both now ordered to pilot. CBS recently gave the green light to an updated version of the much loved 1980s TV series, which starred Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman. ABC has now followed suit, and has commisioned a pilot of their … Continue reading

Eureka’s Hastings joins Alphas

Former Eureka executive producer Matt Hastings has joined the team working on the second season of Syfy’s Alphas. Hastings will bw executive producer alongside new showrunner Bruce Miller, who stepped in to replace Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Ira Steven Behr who oversaw the first year of the show. Hastings and Miller previously worked together … Continue reading

Dredd creator John Wagner praises new movie

Speaking to The L.A. Times’ Hero Complex blog, Judge Dredd creator John Wagner has given a provisional thumbs up to the new movie Dredd featuring Star Trek‘s Karl Urban as the lawgiver. Describing the character at his creation as “a heartless hero for Thatcher’s heartless, new Britain”, Wagner explains that the new film works for him … Continue reading