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BBC America Pulls Plug on Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Bad news for fans of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. BBC America has announced that the series has been cancelled after two seasons. The science-fiction detective series was based on the novels of the same name by celebrated author Douglas Adams. The series was adapted by Max Landis and starred Samuel Barnett and Elijah Wood. […]

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Talking With Dirk Gently Exec Producer Arvind Ethan David At NYCC

Octavio Karbank talks with Dirk Gently Executive Producer Arvind Ethan David at New York Comic Con, Not too long ago I sat down with Arvind Ethan David to talk about his hit show Dirk Gently. For those with a keen sense of curiosity, Season 2 debuts this weekend, and you can check out Season One […]

Dirk Gently Cast Talks Season 2 At New York Comic Con

Octavio Karbank reporting from at the Dirk Gently season two event at New York Comic Con, One of the breakout shows over the past year has been the eclectic show Dirk Gently. Based off the novels by Douglas Adams, the latest iteration of the holistic detective known as Dirk Gently, is kooky and tons of […]

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Dirk Gently’s Holistic Look into the Upcoming Season

Written by Freddy Valle Time travel, mystery, murder, and corgis are all typical in an episode of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Based on the famous novel of the same name by the late Douglas Adams, the show follows Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett), an atypical detective, accompanied by a reluctant companion, Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood), who […]

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‘Dirk Gently’ Season 2 Trailer: Brand New Case, Still No Clue

Dirk (Samuel Barnett) and Todd (Elijah Wood) are back for another season of case-solving and universal interconnected-ness, as BBC America released the first trailer for Season 2 of sci-fi/comedy series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Adapted from the popular novels from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, the Sherlock Holmes-with-a-twist series chronicles the […]

SDCC 2017: Capaldi’s Final Bow For ‘Doctor Who’; ‘Dirk Gently’ Debuts

With Peter Capaldi’s series finale on Doctor Who airing this weekend on BBC One and BBC America and his final turn as The Doctor happening during this year’s Christmas Special, Who is bringing The Twelfth Doctor back for a final victory lap at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego (SDCC 2017). Joining Who this […]






Holistic Ch-Ch-Changes

A run around a few creative changes in books from DC Comics out today, flipping from solicitation to publication… Arrow Season 2.5 #9 solicited as written by just Marc Guggenhem had Brian Ford Sullivan added. Constantine: The Hellblazer #1, solicited as written by just Ming Doyle had James Tynion IV added. Injustice: Gods Among Us […]

The Most Dirk Gently-ish Line In Today’s Dirk Gently #1

Today sees the release of IDW’s first issue of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, based on the Douglas Adams character from the novels, though telling new USA-set stories ahead of IDW’s television adaptation of the same. Unlike the previous TV series which tried to merge aspects of the books into the new stories they told, […]

7 Pages From The New Dirk Gently Comic, Out On Wednesday

Here’s an extended preview of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, the comic based on the books by Douglas Adams, being turned into both a comic and a TV show by IDW, and written by IDW’s Chris Ryall, even though he shouldn’t have been allowed to and they should definitely have come to me instead. Just […]

A Better Look At Dirk Gently, The Comic Book

At the weekend, Bleeding Cool got to see a page from the upcoming Dirk Gently series from IDW courtesy of the Instore Comic Convention Kickoff, Well now we get to blow that up and see a little more… Dirk Gently the slacking private detective, a genius hiding from destiny, who always tries to take the […]

You Don’t Say? IDW’s Insufferably Holistic May 2015 Solicitations

IDW’s solicitations for May comics from the upcoming Diamond Previews also now incorporate Top Shelf. I wonder how they enjoy being in the front of Previews with their new friends, launching You Don’t Say, collecting any unseen comics by Nate Powell? There’s also the launch of a certain Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and the new […]



Dirk Gently Getting A Full Series After Pilot Went Down Well

The BBC are apparently rather more interested in audience appreciation than cold hard ratings, being a pinko commie socialist network and all. This makes me wonder why their press release about new Dirk Gently contains this bit: The series commission comes on the back of the hugely popular one-hour instalment in December last year, which attracted […]

Two Hours Of Howard Overman – Dirk Gently Pilot And Misfits Finale

Last night, if you lived in the UK and flicked between BBC4 and E4, you had two hours straight of Howard Overman. Before Misfits started last year, Howard Overman was, if you’d heard his name at all, a jobbing writer on the likes of Demons and Merlin. And, to be honest, not the better episodes […]