A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Game of Thrones: It’s all over. Reactions have come from every side of the spectrum, from those signing a petition wanting a series 8 “do-over,” and those who say it’s all been great. Did it go out “in a blaze of corn”? (I just enjoyed that headline.) Also very enjoyable to read? This cranky person has never watched Game of Thrones and is proud of that fact.
New drama on BBC One: Years and Years (it stars both Emma Thompson and the wonderful Russell Tovey; I’m in!)
Dominic West on Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
The BBC’s adaptation of His Dark Materials: Trailer (hel-LO, James McAvoy, you hottest thing ever).
Black Mirror season 5: Trailer.
Warren, the new comedy series starring Martin Clunes, will not be getting a second season.
A new program about the Yorkshire Dales is airing on BBC Two.
The British government has launched a “reality-TV probe” after the suicide of a talk-show participant.
Doctor Who and Jodie Whittaker are up for TV Choice Awards.
James Corden is in talks to hammer out a “multi-year deal” to stay on as host of The Late Late Show.
Brit comedian Lenny Henry (also known as the former Mr. Dawn French): will go on tour in 2019.
The creator of Teletubbies has developed a new family show titled Moon and Me.
Winner of the 2019 Eurovision song contest: the Netherlands!
New British film The Flood: starring Lena Headey and Iain Glen.
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