Cast of Whovian Spinoff Announced

October’s promise of a YA Doctor Who spinoff show has finally come to fruition with today’s announcement of the core cast of characters. The story will take place at Coal Hill School, where the very first episode of Doctor Who first occurred, and where Clara and Danny Pink were both teachers. Spotlighted  are students played by Vivian Oparah, Greg Austin, Fady Elsayad, and Sophie Hopkins. The … Continue reading Cast of Whovian Spinoff Announced

BBC Three Regenerates to Online Streaming

Last night, BBC Three said goodbye to your TV screen and hello to it’s new platform exclusively online. BBC Three‘s audience remains in the 16-24 year old range, and as we have seen from streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, young people shifted from live television to online streaming long ago. The new service promises old favorites, as well as new programming including the … Continue reading BBC Three Regenerates to Online Streaming

Moffat Steps Down as ‘Who’ Showrunner

BBC America revealed today that beloved yet controversial Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat will release his reins as executive producer and lead writer for the series after the completion of it’s 10th season. Chris Chibnall of Broadchurch fame will take over the popular sci-fi adventure series, and Moffat has full faith that Chibnall is the right fit. “It took a lot of gin and tonic to talk … Continue reading Moffat Steps Down as ‘Who’ Showrunner

Sherlock Holmes and the Abominable Bride

PBS’ Sherlock has amassed a hefty following of viewers since the show’s premiere in 2010.  In a contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s popular detective series, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, along with an amazingly talented cast and creative team, have ushered into the 21st century the mysteries and complexities of Sherlock Holmes and his grand adventures. But fans have had a hard time of it … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Abominable Bride

YA ‘Doctor Who’ Spinoff Announced

HUGE news, Whovians! BBC Three announced today that author Patrick Ness and Doctor Who show-runner Steven Moffat have teamed up to produce an exciting Whoniverse spinoff series. Class The show will focus on the life of London teenagers as they find themselves thrust into heroism against all new alien foes, alongside the usual dramas of school and puberty. Steven Moffat says, “No one has documented the dark and … Continue reading YA ‘Doctor Who’ Spinoff Announced

Hello, Sweetie: River Song Returns to Doctor Who this Christmas

It’s a dark, rainy morning here in Houston, Texas, but nothing brightens a ladygeek’s day quite like some epic fandom news! The official Doctor Who Facebook page announced this morning that Alex Kingston will return to the show this Christmas, reprising her popular role as River Song, daughter to Amy and Rory, and wifey to The Doctor himself. And, fans, we even have a Christmas … Continue reading Hello, Sweetie: River Song Returns to Doctor Who this Christmas

It’s Not Susan

Season eight of Doctor Who debuted Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, a welcome change from the fresh-faced Doctors we had seen before him when the series regenerated back in 2005. Throughout the season we clung a little tighter to the still new companion, Clara, as we adapted to this rough-around-the-edges revival of our beloved time traveling, two-hearted Time Lord. By the end, though, Capaldi seemed … Continue reading It’s Not Susan