| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
BBC America is giving itself over to a "Doctor Who Takeover" stunt during the week of Nov. 18 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Doctor's debut.
The program slate will lead into the Nov. 23 global telecast of the "Doctor Who: The Day of the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Clear the afternoon of Nov. 23, "Doctor Who" fans.
The 50th anniversary special will start at 2:50 p.m. ET that day, BBC America announced Friday.
The global simulcast will be shown in more than 75 countries.
The special, "Doctor Who: The Day of the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The news that J.K. Rowling is developing a “Harry Potter” spinoff movie left many magic-loving Muggles feeling a bit like […]...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:12 PM
News that J.K. Rowling is writing a “Harry Potter” spinoff movie has magical-minded Muggles, including actors from the original films, […]...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:43 AM
"The Hollow Crown" (PBS, Fridays). Here is my man Shakespeare back again, and not a moment too soon -- the best man, to steal a line from the writer himself, "either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Fall seasons don't only include the premieres of new series. New original movies usually abound, and Fall 2013 is no exception. Here are some of the Fall 2013 New Shows: Movies to check out over the next few months, from dramas to family films and more....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:23 PM
BBC America's latest import, the crime drama "Broadchurch," caused such a stir in Britain earlier this year that bookies were making odds on who the killer was. Its success even inspired Fox to plan an American version.
The eight-part series earns the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:56 PM
"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (Shout Factory DVD). One of television's great comedies, collected completely: 20 discs, 147 episodes, immaculately transferred, compactly packaged. I mean to get around to speaking of its virtues at length in some...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's tough to beat a good crime drama for many reasons, only some of which have to do with guns, car chases and wise but weary men saying things like "I'm too old for this."
Crime punctures the delicate scrim of daily life: The perfect family, the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:33 AM
The first episodes of BBC's long-running science fiction classic "Doctor Who" were low budget and troubled, but the show persisted thanks to producer Verity Lambert's passion and star William Hartnell's dedication to doing his best work in the role of the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Though David Bradley was on stage at the Television Critics Assn. press tour Thursday to promote his upcoming project, “An Adventure in Space and Time,” about the making of the original “Doctor Who,” his pivotal role in the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:42 PM
“Doctor Who” fan excitement over new footage was tempered by sorrow over the departure of lead actor Matt Smith during […]...