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David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, and Charles Dance Join Cast of ‘Hang Ups’

In a relatively new example of a television concept actually being exported from the U.S. to the U.K., Channel 4 will be remaking Showtime‘s Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy into the upcoming dark comedy Hang Ups. The six-episode series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Richard Pitt, a therapist at a personal and professional crossroads who begins treating […]

The Magic And Mystery Of Houdini And Doyle

This article contains spoilers for the pilot episode of Houdini & Doyle: The Maggies . . . . . Fox’s newest series, Houdini & Doyle debuted Monday night after Gotham. So how did it do? Well, my girlfriend summed it up in this text: “This is a cute show. It will never last.” And the […]

Building The World Of Houdini & Doyle

Tonight is the premiere of the new Fox series Houdini & Doyle based loosely on the real life relationship between author Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and escape artist Harry Houdini (Michael Weston). At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini […]

Houdini & Doyle: An Inside Look

With Lucifer having its season finale this evening, you may wonder what Fox has in mind for the 9 PM Monday time slot after Gotham. They’re turning that over to Houdini & Doyle. A new mystery / occult series focused on cases being investigated by Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and Harry Houdini (Michael Weston). […]

Houdini & Doyle Find Their Leads

Houdini & Doyle is a new 10-episode straight-to-series supernatural adventure that will be airing on Fox, ITV Encore and Shaw Media in 2016. The series, created by David Hoselton (House) and David Ticher (The Librarians), is inspired by the real life friendship of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. […]

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 […]

First Trailer For The BBC’s Dirk Gently

Oh. Hmmm. Okay. Here’s the first 30 second trailer for the Howard Overman-scripted first TV outing for Douglas Adams’ Holisitc Detective, Dirk Gently. Maybe the whole thing will work. It’s on next Thursday, December 16th, on BBC4 and BBC HD. Thanks to Blastr for the trailer tip-off.