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Torchwood News Round-Up

A round up of Torchwood: Miracle Day news which include new casting details and also details on which episodes are being written by Russell T. Davies.   A round up of Torchwood: Miracle Day news which include new casting details and also details on which episodes are being written by Russell T. Davies. First up its being reported that actor William Thomas is reprising his role of Geraint Cooper, on

Oscar Nomination for Casualty Director

Casualty director Ian Barnes has picked up a coveted Oscar® nomination for his short film Wish 143, about a young boy desperate to come of age before his time runs out. Currently directing an episode of Casualty, Barnes heard about the nomination whilst attending a planning meeting, he says: “I was in the middle of a planning meeting for Casualty and we all trooped out to watch the nominations on

TV legends pick up top awards at National Television Awards

Bruce Forsyth and Sir David Jason were two TV legends honoured last night at the National Television Awards. Sir David Jason, famed for roles such as Derek Trotter in Only Fools and Horses and Jack Frost in A Touch Of Frost picked up the award for Outstanding Drama Performance, of which he looked shocked but honoured at. The Special Recognition Award went to Bruce Forsyth. Bruce has been at the

Toby Whithouse admits he’s never seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Toby Whithouse, creator of supernatural drama Being Human, has admitted he has never seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer or its spin-off Angel.   Toby Whithouse, creator of supernatural drama Being Human, has admitted he has never seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer or its spin-off Angel. The two Joss Whedon shows have had a huge influence over vampire dramas that followed with the lazy press comparisons to every new teen supernatural

Kevin Alejandro: You’ll See More of Jesus in Season Four of True Blood

Kevin Alejandro has revealed that fans can expect to see more of his character of Jesus in the fourth season of True Blood.   Kevin Alejandro has revealed that fans can expect to see more of his character of Jesus in the fourth season of True Blood. The actor joined the cast of the HBO vampire drama during the third series as a love interest for the character of Lafayette

MTV commits to Skins

MTV has released a statement saying it will stand by its controversial teen drama Skins and that all ten episodes will air. The statement comes after rumours of its cancellation began to circulate.   Yesterday rumours began that MTV was to cancel its controversial teen-drama Skins. The remake is the subject of a campaign by the Parents Television Council who want a Federal inquiry into sex scenes contained within the

MTV commits to Skins

MTV has released a statement saying it will stand by its controversial teen drama Skins and that all ten episodes will air. The statement comes after rumours of its cancellation began to circulate.   Yesterday rumours began that MTV was to cancel its controversial teen-drama Skins. The remake is the subject of a campaign by the Parents Television Council who want a Federal inquiry into sex scenes contained within the

Cuts in BBC World Service: Hundreds of jobs will go.

In a bid to make annual savings of £46 million by April 2014, the BBC World Service will be completely closing 5 language services and all radio programming. Medium wave and short wave will be gradually reduced from 2011 to 2014. It is estimated that 480 jobs will be lost over the next year and 650 by 2015 due to the proposed savings. are expected to fall by more than