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Hold On to Your Fez, Doctor Who: AMC Is Going to Run BBC America

Posted October 24, 2014 by Katharine Trendacosta

In the slow march to television consolidation, AMC has bought a massive stake in BBC America. The result is that they’ll be running the BBC show here in the United States. Read more…

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Hot Damn, Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice Got Optioned For Television!

Posted October 23, 2014 by Charlie Jane Anders

And not only that, but it’s been optioned by Fabrik and Fox Television Studios, who previously worked together on The Killing and Burn Notice. No guarantee anything will ever happen, but this is still very, very good news.Read more…

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Is The 100’s Newest Faction Its Most Dangerous Yet?

Posted October 23, 2014 by Lauren Davis

In last season’s finale of The 100, Clarke found herself in a facility that was clearly neither Grounder nor Reaper. But does this new, more technologically advanced clan of Earth-dwellers represent a sanctuary for our space teens or a fresh danger?R…

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Demons Have Possessed Mena Suvari, And Only Eli Roth Can Monetize Them

Posted October 23, 2014 by Rob Bricken

Although his usual horror entertainment seems like it would be better suited to the WWE Network, Eli Roth will bring his talents instead to Women’s Entertainment TV as producer and first episode director of the new supernatural exorcism series South o…

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Andrew Coyne: Canadian television industry fatally lost in the past

Posted September 29, 2014 by Andrew Coyne

Tax it. Force it to carry a fixed proportion of Canadian content, said others. Seriously? We’re going to require 30% of the Internet to be Canadian?

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This Is Your Brain On Drugs

Posted April 28, 2014 by Chandra Clarke

Chandra Clarke

I felt ill after watching TV on Sunday night. No, I wasn’t watching reruns of Fear Factor, although I agree that show was enough to nauseate anyone. It was the commercials that got me. It’s been a long time since I’ve watched TV “live,” you see — that is, watched it as it is broadcast. […]

Chandra Clarke – This material is safe for work. No really, it is.

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All Mediterranean islands do not look alike

Posted November 14, 2013 by Darren

I perked up the other night while watching “Agents of SHIELD”. The villain of the episode chose our former home, Malta, as the location of his…

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