A selection of British TV news from the past week:
His Dark Materials: Has a premiere date!
Miss Fisher & The Crypt of Tears (expected on Acorn in 2020): Trailer.
The Accident (new drama starring Sarah Lancashire): Trailer.
The BBC is adapting more of Terry Pratchett’s work (in light of the popularity of Good Omens)? The Watch will be based on his “City Watch” Discworld novels.
The BBC will air rugby player Gareth Thomas’s documentary HIV and Me.
Piers Morgan will interview soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo for an ITV special.
Channel 5 has ordered two new specials based on the life of Agatha Christie.
Creative Arts Emmy Award winner: State of the Union (starring Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd).
Doctor Who series 12, episode 1: Casting news.
Christopher Eccleston has revealed he was “very ill” with anorexia when he played the role of Doctor Who.
BBC One’s drama Black Narcissus: will star Gemma Arterton.
Drama The Serpent: Jenna Coleman has joined the cast.
The BBC will not rely upon a public vote to choose the UK entry into the Eurovision contest this year.
The Guardian lists “The 100 best TV Shows of the 21st Century.” It’s an okay list, but I would have put Detectorists above most of their top ten.
Best British TV Period Mystery Adaptations: A list (written by yours truly!)
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