Brit Telly Headlines: 25 September 2018.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

Doctor Who: New trailer.

This year’s “it” show: Bodyguard‘s season finale got more than 10 million viewers.

Children’s classic Blue Peter is 60 years old!

John Cleese’s new sitcom Hold the Sunset will get a second season.

The “average Briton spends 26 days a year watching on-demand TV.” How I love the Brits.

In a golden age for TV, the “BBC needs resources.”

Is “fridging” too prevalent in all (including British) TV?

Game of Thrones filming locations in Northern Ireland to become tourism destinations.

The Sky network is investing in more British comedy. (Like Idris Elba’s sitcom In the Long Run, which is getting a second series.)

David Walliams to play the Prime Minister in a comedy literary adaptation of The Queen and I.

The former hosts of The Great British Baking Show are getting their own sitcom.

Downton Abbey, the movie: Release date.

Actor Peter Benson: Obituary. Denis Norden: Obituary.

Want to buy your favorite Anglophile a hand-sewn Union Jack flag? Anglotopia is selling them now!

Have a great week, watching (British) TV!

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