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Edge Of Darkness (2010) WidgetsEdge Of Darkness is a dark crime thriller. This is a film adaptation of the 1985 BBC television series of the same name. The film stars Mel Gibson and Ray Winstone. The director Martin Campbell also directed the original TV series and so brings with him the same thrilling drama of the 1980’s sho...11:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

House WidgetsHouse is one of the most popular medical shows of recent years. Hugh Laurie is the grumpy but brilliant anti-hero Dr Gregory House and is brilliant as this is a complete departure from his normal comedic roles. The supporting cast are also stellar including Robert Sean Leonard, Lisa Edelstein and ...11:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The L Word WidgetsThe L Word is a ground breaking show. Over six series the show portrays the lives of a group of lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their friends, family and lovers in the trendy Los Angeles-area city of West Hollywood, California. The show was created by Ilene Chaiken (Barb Wire, The Fre...11:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Luther WidgetsLuther is a deeply thrilling crime series. Starring Idris Elba as the titular character Detective Chief Inspector John Luther the plot follows his work as a highly talented murder detective. Creator Neil Cross has said that Luther is influenced by both Sherlock Holmes and Columbo.Part Cracker, par...10:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Ashes to Ashes WidgetsAshes to Ashes is a police drama with a twist. This series is the sequel to the hit cult show Life on Mars. The central character Alex Drake is played by Keeley Hawes. Many of the cast of the first series return to reprise their roles including Dean Andrews, Marshall Lancaster and Montserrat Lomba...16:25 Wed 23rd Jun 2010

Lost WidgetsLost is one of the most popular TV series of recent years. The show was created by Damon Lindelof, J. J. Abrams and Jeffrey Lieber and has run for six seasons. With an excellent ensemble cast including Matthew Fox, Josh Holloway, Evangeline Lilly, Dominic Monaghan and Naveen Andrews the show gripp...15:55 Wed 23rd Jun 2010

The IT Crowd WidgetsThe IT Crowd is a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning British sitcom. Set in the London offices of the fictional corporation Reynholm Industries, the show revolves around the three staff members of its I.T. (information technology) department - the two technicians named Moss (Richard Ayoade) and Roy (Chr...16:17 Fri 18th Jun 2010

The London Studios

The London Studios (also known as The London Television Centre, LWT Studios or later as ITV Studios) is a television studio complex which is owned by London Weekend Television and has been home to the London Weekend ITV provider since 1972. It is in the heart of London and is situated on the South Bank next to IBM and ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Online TV Guides

Online TV Guides There is nothing quite like watching your favourite television shows, especially after you’ve been looking forward to it after a hard day at work. If you’re not a subscriber to digital television packages like Sky and Virgin Media, your source for television listings may come in the f...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

What goes into making an episode of The Simpsons

What we see is a seamless 22 minutes (count 'em!) of animated magic, followed by 'the credits' - scores of names scrolling through at breakneck speed. 300 episodes oldTo mark the 300th episode01:00 Mon 23rd Dec 2002

I remember when early evening TV meant 'Nationwide'

Nationwide was first broadcast on Tuesday 9 September, 1969. Early evenings would never be the same again, as the BBC followed the Early Evening News with an hour of, well, pretty much everything.01:00 Tue 03rd Sep 2002

Doctor Who is back - but this time he's online

Colin BakerYes, the good Time Lord is about to launch his second series of online adventures at the BBC's Cult website - Death Comes To Time was so popular it quickly became one of the most01:00 Wed 24th Jul 2002

On the opening of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You

The most popular movie of the year could just turn out to be based on an old TV series. Good old Hollywood, always ready to surprise us with something new. Scooby-Doo, Why Are You Most of the01:00 Thu 11th Jul 2002

Coming soon to a TV near you

You can't escape the Internet anymore just by switching off your computer. As well as a new generation of wired objects around the house (see article on the online fridge) ideas that first took off on01:00 Fri 28th Jun 2002

A Monster's What

Billy Bob Thornton and Halle Berry in Monster's Ball Halle Berry won her Best Actress Oscar for her role in Monster's Ball, recently released to widespread acclaim in the UK. It is a dark01:00 Fri 07th Jun 2002

Who is really switched on

A question from Beenee: How do television channels arrive at viewing figures for their programmes Why doesn't British television do 'ratings' as done in The States The short answer is: 'they do'.01:00 Wed 08th May 2002

For once, Hollywood imitates art

Q: In the movie Moulin Rouge, Toulouse-Lautrec had a small role. Just how involved was he in the seedier side of Parisian nightlife. A: For a mere 575,000 you can find out. A complete set of his01:00 Mon 29th Apr 2002

Will America make a film of the Enron scandal

A. A bidding war has started between studios to make the first film on the affair. After all, it has all the ingredients Hollywood looks for in a blockbuster - drama, corruption, heroes and villains,01:00 Mon 22nd Apr 2002

Which early Hollywood movie has sparked rumours of murder and mystery, involving Charlie Chaplin

A. A new film, The Cat's Meow, revisits one of the most celebrated early Hollywood scandals - the death of movie producer Thomas Ince on his yacht Oneida, owned by William Randolph Hearst, on a01:00 Mon 22nd Apr 2002

What kind of roles have big actors turned down - and missed out on

A. Hugh Grant is the latest actor to turn down a role which could be an enormous hit. He has decided not to star alongside Julia Roberts in the film adaptation of journalist Toby Young's01:00 Mon 22nd Apr 2002

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