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  • Watch: Peter Capaldi in 'Doctor Who' Trailer

    "I don't think I know who the Doctor is anymore." The official trailer for Peter Capaldi's regeneration of "Doctor Who" checked into the World Cup Sunday night, giving football fans an extended look at the new Time Lord. The trailer, which is full of...
  • Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London

    Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London
    LONDON – The BBC Proms proclaims itself as the greatest classical music festival in the world and does so with the confidence of knowing it's got the artistic goods to back up its sweeping claim. With nearly 90 events vying for attention in the...
  • 'Doctor Who' Season 8 trailer goes into darkness

    'Doctor Who' Season 8 trailer goes into darkness
    The Twelfth Doctor isn't messing about. "I've lived for over 2,000 years. I've made many mistakes," says new Doctor Peter Capaldi in the full-length Season 8 "Doctor Who" trailer. "It's about time that I did something about that." Sounds like his...
  • Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?

    Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?
    An interview that credits Pope Francis as saying about 2% of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles stirred controversy Sunday, as the Vatican sought to raise questions about the article's accuracy and others called on the pope to take more action on the...
  • Church of England votes to allow female bishops

    Church of England votes to allow female bishops
    The Church of England has voted to allow bishops who are women. The change had been debated for years and has been a source of deep division within the church. A two-thirds vote in each of the church's three houses was required to pass the measure. A...
  • Former Burbank teacher Amy Beck appears in BBC documentary on registered sex offenders

    Former Burbank teacher Amy Beck appears in BBC documentary on registered sex offenders
    Former Burbank teacher Amy Beck, who turned herself into police in 2010 for having a sexual relationship with her former student, shared her story with BBC journalist Louis Theroux for a documentary on registered sex offenders living in Los Angeles....
  • Go Away With ... Tom Ellis

    Go Away With ... Tom Ellis
    Born in Wales, Tom Ellis made a name for himself in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders." The actor, 35, now stars as Dr. William Rush in the USA Network's new medical drama, "Rush." He calls London home, but is currently based out of Vancouver shooting his...
  • The BBC takes a strong stand against promoting fake science

    The BBC takes a strong stand against promoting fake science
    Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves. Some 200 of the BBC's senior staff have been...
  • Al Jazeera America Chief: 'We Will Get There in This Country'

    Nearly a year after the launch, Al Jazeera America president Kate O'Brian is still dealing with the same question: How are you going to get over the inherent distrust among many Americans when they see the Al Jazeera moniker. In the cabler's first...
  • BAFTA Puts BBC Exec Anne Morrison in the Driving Seat

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has appointed former BBC senior exec Anne Morrison -- who helped relaunch hit motoring show "Top Gear" -- as its chair, succeeding John Willis. Morrison has been deputy chair for the past year, and her...
  • BBC, Carnival Producing Viking Drama 'The Last Kingdom'

    The BBC and "Downton Abbey" producer Carnival Films have teamed up to produce a new historical drama series, "The Last Kingdom," BBC America announced Wednesday. The eight-episode, hourlong series will be adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling...
  • PBS and CBS Lead News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    PBS and CBS lapped the field with nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Awards. PBS lead with 43 bids, driven by 11 for "Frontline." CBS was a close second with 42, powered by 27 bids for "60 Minutes." ABC took in 19, led by 10 for...