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Paul Cornell’s Pulse is Gone

Bad news for any fans of Paul Cornell (Father’s Day, Human Nature/Family of Blood, loads of other stuff) who caught the pilot to his BBC zombie series Pulse; the BBC has decided not to commission it as a TV series. For anyone who didn’t catch the one hour horror drama set in a London hospital,…

Alex Mallinson

Over the past month we’ve told you about Bernice Summerfield: Dead and Buried, the first-ever CGI adventure starring Benny, the Seventh Doctor companion in the Virgin New Adventures!  We recently engaged in a discussion with the story’s animator, Alex Mallinson, who shared with us some wonderful anecdotes about his career thus far, including what it…

Prom-ptly Press the Red Button

It used to be that if you pressed the red button on your remote the TV would just go off, well not anymore my interactive friends. Now you can watch additional content via the red button! I know! And what’s more, from the 6th September you’ll be able to get a VIP access-all-areas view of the…

Doctor Who Live @ Tesco!?

As part of the unprecedented Doctor Who Live tour, a selection of monsters from the series will be appearing at various branches of Tesco in order to promote the shows! This is evidently an exciting development, one that gives the shows the feel of a Radio 1 roadshow. A selection of the scariest and most…

TV Producers Block iPlayer Abroad

Independent Television producers have vowed to block the BBC’s plans to make the iPlayer available overseas to UK licence payers. Under ideas laid out by BBC Director General Mark Thompson at his MacTaggart Lecture to the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival overseas licence fee payers such as servicemen would be able to access VOD from…

Split Series in 2011!

Steven Moffat’s Q&A at the Edinburgh International Television Festival has been full of surprises – not least confirmation of the rumour that Doctor Who will be broadcast in two runs during 2011! While he wasn’t describing Matt Smith’s chin as “truly terrifying”, or declaring the impending end of the regeneration limit: “I think you might…

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