Posts From Doug Lambert

Word on the Web: Sergeant Quits Strictly

  Following the surprising news that John Sergeant has decided to withdraw from BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing we’d like to hear your opinion on his decision and time on the show. Were you a supporter of Sergeant? Did you vote to keep him in the competition week after week? Or did you feel the competition was turning into a joke by his survival? Do you feel Sergeant has made

Harley Street dropped

  ITV has confirmed that its “glossy” medical drama, Harley Street, will not return for a second series.     ITV has finally confirmed that it has dropped its “glossy” medical series Harley Street and the series will not be returning for a second series. Harley Street aired on the channel during the summer but despite much hype from ITV surrounding the series audiences didn’t take too it and ratings

After You’ve Gone Axed

  The BBC has axed its Friday night family comedy series, After You’ve Gone, despite already commissioning more episodes of the series starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Celia Imrie. BBC Insiders blame ITV’s placing of Coronation Street against the comedy series.     The BBC has decided to drop its family comedy series After You’ve Gone even though they had already announced a further series for the comedy and another Christmas

More Family for Four

Channel Four has ordered another series of its latest fly-on-the-wall documentary series, The Family. The Family ran in September and followed the ups and downs of a family over a period of six months. The series will return next September with a new family, currently being sought by producers, and will once again be produced by Firefly. The first series performed well for channel four, attracting an average of three

Word on the Web: Dallas

Classic American soap Dallas celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The series was watched by millions across the world at the height of its popularity and was hugely, hugely influential on drama’s that have come since or launched shortly after. The show continues to enjoy popularity thanks to DVD releases, repeats and the legacy of such storylines like Who Shot JR? So did you watch Dallas during the 80’s, or

The Bill: 25 Years Of Stars

As The Bill celebrates 25-years of crime drama on ITV, we take a look back at some of the bigger names who’ve appeared in the series. As The Bill celebrates 25-years of crime drama on ITV, we take a look back at some of the bigger names who’ve appeared in the series. Darren Day, one-time host of You Bet! was just one of the famous ‘Bill’ criminals Former Crossroads actress

The Bill goes German

In a European first, ITV1 crime drama The Bill and top, prime time German cop show SOKO Leipzig have combined forces in a joint venture between two Fremantle Media companies; Thames and UFA.