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Brian Minchin confirmed as Doctor Who executive producer

The Sarah Jane Adventures and Torchwood: Miracle Day producer Brian Minchin has been confirmed as the new executive producer on Doctor Who alongside head writer Steven Moffat. Minchin, who also worked on Being Human, Wizards vs Aliens and Dirk Gently, noted in a press release: “I’m thrilled and excited to be joining Steven Moffat on … Continue reading

Win a signed copy of The Twelve!

The Twelve, Justin Cronin’s sequel to The Passage, is out now in paperback, and to mark the occasion, thanks to those lovely people at Orion, we have a copy of the hardback, signed by Justin Cronin himself, to give away. All you have to do is answer the following simple question: In which period of history … Continue reading

Zero Hour and Do No Harm return!

Although both Zero Hour and Do No Harm were pulled from the schedules by their respective networks after only a few weeks, the shows’ fans will get a chance to see if an injustice has been done, as the remaining episodes of both series will be aired across the summer. ABC’s Zero Hour managed to … Continue reading

Grimm, Revolution & Beauty & The Beast all renewed

As shows approach the final weeks of the 2012/13 season, news of further genre renewals are being announced. NBC has confirmed that both Grimm and Revolution will be returning later in the year, while the CW has given the green light for a second year of adventures for Vincent and Catherine in Beauty & The … Continue reading

Walking Dead’s AMC greenlights its first SF series

AMC has moved into the science fiction genre, with the announcement of a pilot order to new series Line of Sight. Line of Sight is described as the story of Lewis Bernt, a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigator “who survives a mysterious plane crash, bringing him on an emotionally disorienting quest to discover the accident’s … Continue reading

Scream comes to TV

MTV are working on a TV version of the highly successful Scream franchise with some of the team behind their Teen Wolf adaptation. The TV pilot will be created with the films’ producer, the Weinsteins’ Dimension Films and former top MTV executives Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley’s DiGa Vision, the people who reworked the Teen … Continue reading

Doctor Who’s final episode title revealed

The BBC has confirmed the internet rumour that has been spreading for the last few days that the final episode of series 7b will be The Name of the Doctor by Steven Moffat, directed by Saul Metzstein. This may come as a relief to some fans who have been concerned that the ongoing story about … Continue reading

Doctor Who items auctioning for charity

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society is arranging the sale of the collection of a Doctor Who fan who recently died from leukaemia. Philip Jessett was a keen fan throughout his life and for a number of years helped to run the Cardiff DWAS local group. His family has bequeathed his Who collection to the Doctor … Continue reading

Disney: Star Wars movies every year between 2015 and 2019!

Disney have not only recommitted to the 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII (which was in some doubt when director J.J. Abrams refused to be held to it…), but the company has also announced that the ‘Episode’ films will alternate annually with the ‘stand-alone’ Star Wars movies. The means Episode VII in 2015 … Continue reading

Win a trip to the Game of Thrones locations!

HBO SHOP® is offering a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Game of Thrones Exhibition and a chance to tour the filming locations in Ireland. The grand prize is a trip to Belfast for two to visit the set, attend the exhibition and visit sites feature in the show with three night’s accommodation in a four star … Continue reading