Brit Telly Headlines: 28 May 2019.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

HOW DID IS MISS THIS? Gavin & Stacey will be back for a one-off Christmas special.

Killing Eve: the finale recap. Les Miserables: series finale recap.

If you were a Game of Thrones fan, did you also watch the documentary about it? Also: “Game of Thrones sequel shows aren’t happening, says HBO boss.

Fleabag, Flight of the Conchords, Catastrophe are all on Amazon Prime right now.

Coming to Netflix: Outlander seasons 1 & 2.

Harlots, season 3: will premiere in July.

America is going to try yet again (for the fourth time) to do a remake of the Brit comedy Peep Show.

ITV2 is making a new zombie apocalypse show.

The BBC’s show The A Word is getting a third season. (I’ve never seen it but I just watched the trailer–Christopher Eccleston AND Lee Ingleby? I am THERE.) The BBC has also committed to a second series of Gentleman Jack.

Viewers still love Top Gear, whatever form it takes.

The Hot Zone review: not really a British program, but the cast includes Brit James D’Arcy, who I love.

Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight is now adapting a story about British elite Special Forces.

Britain’s Got Talent is back for the summer.

BBC One is airing a new music quiz show called The Hit List.

David Tennant and Georgia Moffett are expecting a fifth little David or Davidia!

British actors you should know: Taron Egerton.

Nan Winton (first woman to read the evening news on the BBC, in 1960): Obituary.

TV programs are finally adding characters with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Writers under pressure from fans of the TV adaptations of their works. What a problem to have!

100 most-watched TV shows of 2018-19.

The bad news about Bond 25 just keeps coming.

Just in case you missed it last week: the trailer for the movie Downton Abbey is out!

Brit travel alert from Anglotopia: immigration and other changes for Americans traveling to Great Britain.

Have a great week watching British TV! Also available now: Bingeworthy British Television: The Best Brit TV You Can’t Stop Watching, by Sarah Cords and Jackie Bailey. Order your copy today!

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