‘Doctor Who’ news roundup

My regular weekend Doctor Who blogging is coming late tonight or tomorrow, but in the meantime, there’s lots of news about the show to share. (Thanks to all the many readers who have emailed me links, including: John, Martha, Alison, Gail, Steve, Matthew, and Jeff.) • David Tennant’s Hamlet (which I reviewed here) will definitely … more…

trailer break: ‘V: The Series’

Take a break from work: watch a TV trailer… Heh: Alien babes are hot. Oh, man, remember when Diana ate that hamster? Remember when the aliens took off their faces and they were lizards? That was awesome. Can a remake possibly have anything as shocking up its sleeve? They’re already telling us here that we’re … more…

David Tennant to host PBS’s ‘Masterpiece Contemporary’? really?

Everyone’s been emailing me about this, and I gotta say, I’m mystified. Sez The Hollywood Reporter: NEW YORK — David Tennant is the new host of PBS’ “Masterpiece Contemporary.” Tennant will make his debut on the long-running public TV anthology this fall, its producing station, WGBH, announced Wednesday. The 38-year-old Scottish actor, who follows past … more…

oh my god, do I hate CNN’s Rick Sanchez

I confess that on days when I’m working at home, I sometimes keep CNN on in the background if there isn’t something compelling for the background on Sci Fi. (I have no idea WTF Charlie Jade is, and there’s no cute guys in it, so I’m on CNN this afternoon.) But dear Edward R. Murrow … more…