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Is Atlantis series 2 really meaner and moodier?

Louisa Mellor Feature Oct 21, 2014

The word from Atlantis is that series 2 is much darker and less silly than the first. Here’s our spoiler-free look at episode 1…

The TV shows that owe a debt to The Wonder Years

Louisa Mellor Feature Oct 17, 2014

Now that it’s finally been released on DVD, we look at the TV shows that built on The Wonder Years’ foundations…

Ian Hart interview: The Driver, British film, Harry Potter

Louisa Mellor Interview Oct 15, 2014

We chatted to Ian Hart about his on-screen reunion with David Morrissey in The Driver, US TV, British film, Agents Of SHIELD and more...

Merlin's Colin Morgan and more cast in C4 sci-fi Humans

Louisa Mellor News Oct 14, 2014

Channel 4/AMC co-production Humans, adapted from the Swedish original, features Colin Morgan, Katherine Parkinson, Neil Maskell and more...

Fox extends Gotham season order to 22 episodes

Louisa Mellor News Oct 13, 2014

Fox is so happy with Batman prequel crime series Gotham, it's ordered a further 6 episodes...

Atlantis series 2 almost a ‘reboot’

Louisa Mellor News Oct 13, 2014

The second series of BBC fantasy series Atlantis is “a completely different show” says cast member, Mark Addy…

Under The Dome and Extant renewed by CBS

Louisa Mellor News Oct 10, 2014

Extant and Under The Dome will both return to CBS in summer 2015 with their respective second and third seasons...

Gold review

Louisa Mellor Review Oct 10, 2014

Game Of Thrones’ Maisie Williams gives a terrific performance in uneven but entertaining Irish indie comedy drama, Gold…

Exclusive: C4’s Utopia won’t return for series 3

Louisa Mellor News Oct 9, 2014

It’s official: Dennis Kelly’s innovative, stylish drama series Utopia will not be back for a third series on Channel 4…

The Once And Future King dramatisation coming to BBC R4

Louisa Mellor News Oct 8, 2014

T.H. White’s Arthurian fantasy classic will air as a six-part radio drama on BBC R4 this November…

Ripper Street series 3 start date announced

Louisa Mellor News Oct 3, 2014

The new series of Ripper Street starts on Amazon Prime Instant Video with a double-bill on Friday the 14th of November at 9pm...

Colm McCarthy interview: Peaky Blinders, Sherlock, Dr Who

Louisa Mellor Interview Oct 2, 2014

We chat to director Colm McCarthy about the new series of Peaky Blinders, drunk Sherlock, and Doctor Who’s mysteries…

Jon Hamm & more join cast of Black Mirror Xmas special

Louisa Mellor News Sep 30, 2014

Mad Men's Jon Hamm and more have been announced as appearing in this year's Black Mirror Christmas Special...

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat’s mysterious female characters

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 25, 2014

Missy is only the latest in a series of enigmatic women characters that Steven Moffat has teased us with in Doctor Who…

The Driver episode 1 review

Louisa Mellor Review Sep 24, 2014

New 3-part BBC crime drama The Driver, starring The Walking Dead's David Morrissey, gets off to a very strong start…

Bryan Fuller interview: Hannibal season 3, American Gods

Louisa Mellor Interview Sep 19, 2014

We chatted to Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller about season 3, adapting American Gods, and the cancellation experience…

The evolution of the TV virus thriller

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 17, 2014

As Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain comes to the UK, we look back at how TV’s virus thrillers have mutated over the decades…

Cillian Murphy & Tom Hardy in Peaky Blinders series 2 trailer

Louisa Mellor Trailer Sep 15, 2014

Peaky Blinders returns to BBC Two for a second series this October. See Tommy Shelby and the gang in this first full trailer...

E4’s Glue: reinvigorating the murder mystery

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 11, 2014

Why E4’s crime mystery Glue, starting on the 15th of September, is more than just ‘Skins on tractors’…

Exclusive: Bryan Fuller on the American Gods TV adaptation

Louisa Mellor Interview Sep 10, 2014

Showrunner Bryan Fuller chats to us about plans for the Starz TV series of Neil Gaiman’s novel, American Gods…

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