01:13 AM EDT 03/29/2015
Originally posted 03/25/2015 09:20PM
Gervais will appear in a new BBC-backed film called Life on the Road
Originally posted 03/25/2015 11:45AM
Jeremy Clarkson, the face of one of the most-watched TV shows on the planet, Top Gear, has been dropped by the BBC, the network said Wednesday.
The announcement followed an internal investigation into what BBC director general Tony Hall called "a physical altercation accompanied by sustained and prolonged verbal abuse of an extreme nature" by Clarkson.
The probe found that Clarkson had subjected producer Oisin Tymon "to an unprovoked physical and verbal attack," the BBC statement said.
Originally posted 12/23/2014 05:20PM
It's a hard life, reporting overseas. Journalists have to deal with unrest, hostile climes and – in BBC reporter Quentin Sommerville's case – giant burning piles of drugs.
Originally posted 12/10/2014 02:40PM
Gird thyselves, fellow nerds – a Sherlock and Doctor Who theme park is an actual thing that is actually happening.
BBC Worldwide has signed a £2 billion deal with London Resort Company Holdings, reports The Guardian.
Originally posted 05/20/2014 05:00PM
Originally posted 02/11/2014 10:00AM
Twilight star Taylor Lautner must be having a great birthday, as news just came out that he is set to join the cast of Cuckoo, a culture-clashing comedy hit that airs on the BBC.
Originally posted 01/19/2014 01:00PM
Downton Abbey fans, think twice before changing the channel after Sunday's episode.
Originally posted 11/24/2013 11:30PM
The 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who, "The Day of the Doctor," aired on Saturday.
The show's mythology explains that the Doctor has the power to regenerate himself, hence his habit of appearing as a new person periodically. Journey with us down memory lane – or perhaps to a different dimension – as we look back at every actor who's stepped inside the TARDIS throughout the show's tenure.
Originally posted 08/05/2013 03:45PM
Peter Capaldi is going from spin doctor to Doctor Who.
The BBC announced Sunday that the Scottish actor, best known as venom-spitting political fixer Malcolm Tucker in the sitcom The Thick of It and its film spin-off, In the Loop, is the new star of Doctor Who, the famed sci-fi series soon to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
The identity of the new Doctor had been the subject of frantic speculation, and the revelation was made with fanfare befitting one of Britain's best-known shows – during a live dinnertime TV broadcast.
Originally posted 02/07/2013 09:00AM
Creepy new series alert!
The upcoming BBC America original series Orphan Black premieres next month, but PEOPLE.com has an exclusive sneak peek at the new show.
Tatiana Maslany plays Sarah, a woman who witnesses a suicide and then decides to empty the bank account of the deceased (who happens to look just like her). But that's when the troubles begin for Sarah, an orphan turned street-smart chameleon, who discovers that she and the dead woman are actually clones – and there may be more of them.
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