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Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany to Lead Disney+’s She-Hulk

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany to lead Disney+’s She-Hulk Just a few days after landing Kat Coiro (Marry Me) to direct and executive produce the series and months of casting rumors, Disney+’s She-Hulk has finally found its titular star in Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany as she is in final talks to star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe spin-off, according to Variety. RELATED: Kat Coiro in Talks to Helm & Executive Produce Disney+’s She-Hulk PB = PB || {}; P...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Bbc, TV News, Daniel Radcliffe, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Tatiana Maslany, Marvel Studios, Orphan Black, John Buscema, Golden Globe

HBO Unveils Trailer & Premiere Date for Drama Series Industry

HBO unveils trailer & premiere date for drama series Industry HBO has unveiled the first teaser and premiere date for the upcoming eight-episode drama series Industry from first-time creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay centered on a group of young graduates in the world of London investment banking. The trailer can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Our Flag Means Death: HBO Max Orders Period Comedy Series From Taika Waititi PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStan...
Tags: Hbo, TV, New York, London, Movies, Trailer, Bbc, Industry, Lena Dunham, TV News, Kay, Taika Waititi, Conor MacNeill, Lee Thomas, ComingSoon, Ken Leung

Keanu Reeves Describes The Matrix 4 as a Love Story

Keanu Reeves describes The Matrix 4 as a love story During a recent appearance at BBC’s The One Show which you can check out below, when asked about the highly-anticipated The Matrix 4, franchise star Keanu Reeves continued to praise writer-director Lana Wachowski’s script by describing it as an inspiring love story. While not giving away too much details about the project, the John Wick star also confirmed that the fourth installment won’t be dwelling with the past despite previous fan spec...
Tags: Movies, Bbc, John, Warner Bros, David Mitchell, Keanu Reeves, The Matrix, Jada Pinkett Smith, John Wick, Bill Pope, Lana Wachowski, ComingSoon, Movie News, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Lambert Wilson, Neo Trinity

Concerns raised over the launch of Radio 1 Dance

Radiocentre and the Chair of the APPG, MP Andy Carter, want an urgent review of BBC Sounds following news of Radio 1 Dance launching on BBC Sounds. The commercial radio body and All-Party Parliamentary Group on Commercial Radio say they find it hard to believe the new service is offering something distinctive from the commercial sector. Earlier today the BBC announced an extension of the Radio 1 brand with Radio 1 Dance set to launch on BBC Sounds on 9th October. Now the Chair of the APPG, i...
Tags: UK, Top, Bbc, Radio, Ofcom, Radio industry, Andy Carter, Tim Davie, APPG, Radiocentre, Bbc Sounds, Siobhan Kenny Radiocentre CEO, All Party Parliamentary Group on Commercial Radio, Radio 1 Dance

Launch date and schedule set for Radio 1 Dance

Radio 1 Dance, the BBC’s first 24 hour streaming-only radio station launches on Friday 9th October at 6pm. It will bring together new versions of some of Radio 1’s existing dance programmes via BBC Sounds, and provide a second chance to hear dance shows from Radio 1. Pete Tong will host the Drivetime slot 4 – 6pm Monday to Thursday, followed by Radio 1 Dance Presents from 6 – 7pm. Radio 1’s Classic Essential Mix airs from 7 – 9pm, followed by Radio 1’s Drum and Bass Show with Renee La Vice 9...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Radio, Jaguar, Annie Mac, Dance Party, Pete Tong, Station News, Bbc Radio 1, Danny Howard, Club mix, Bbc Sounds, Haydn Jones Head of Radio, Radio 1 Dance, Renee La, Workout Anthems

In 2020, Everybody Working From Home Is 'BBC Dad'

By Carly Tennes  Published: September 16th, 2020 
Tags: Bbc, Humor, Carly Tennes

Lionsgate’s Cobweb Nabs Lizzy Caplan, Antony Starr & Cleopatra Coleman

Lionsgate’s Cobweb nabs Lizzy Caplan, Antony Starr & Cleopatra Coleman Just ahead of the film’s production start, Lionsgate’s horror-pic Cobweb has begun building its cast with a roster of impressive talent with Lizzy Caplan (Castle Rock), Antony Starr (The Boys) and Cleopatra Coleman (In the Shadow of the Moon), according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Derrick Borte Signs on to Helm Teen Horror-Thriller Black Forest PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone =...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, UK, Movies, Lionsgate, Tyler James Williams, Stephen King, US, Earth, Bbc, Fox, Netflix, Bulgaria, Seth Rogen, Hulu, Maggie

Sarah Snook to Lead Adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Sarah Snook to lead adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion After scoring an Emmy nomination for her turn in the hit HBO dramedy Succession, Sarah Snook has found her next film project as the lead star in a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s dramatic novel Persuasion, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Dopesick: Will Poulter Joins Michael Keaton in New Hulu Miniseries PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh ...
Tags: Hbo, UK, Movies, US, Bbc, Netflix, Debra Hayward, Jane Austen, Seth Rogen, Michael Keaton, Elliot, Austen, Snook, Sarah Snook, Movie News, New Hulu

Milestones in Radio Broadcasting History

With the prevalent use of the Internet, the ubiquitous smartphones, and the startling rise of music streaming services, a lot of self-described experts have predicted the eventual death of traditional radio. These are the “quaint” electronic devices with antennas, which let people listen to FM and AM radio music and news, along with other frequency bands. Yet the latest stats show a startling set of facts regarding radio listening. According to Nielsen data, it turns out that in 2019, about 272...
Tags: England, Fcc, Congress, Virginia, US, America, Bbc, Netflix, Atlantic, Commerce, Federal Communications Commission, Maxwell, Anime, Nielsen, Rolling Stone, Roosevelt

Henry Golding-Led The Tiger’s Apprentice Adds Sandra Oh & Michelle Yeoh

Henry Golding-led The Tiger’s Apprentice adds Sandra Oh & Michelle Yeoh After landing rising star Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) to lead the animated adaptation, Paramount Animation’s The Tiger’s Apprentice has expanded its cast with the additions of Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) and Michelle Yeoh (Last Christmas), according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: The Tiger’s Apprentice: Henry Golding Leads Animated Film’s Voice Cast PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, San Francisco, Bbc, Nick Young, Paul Feig, Warner Bros, Michelle Yeoh, Raman Hui, Tom, Sandra, Golding, Tom Lee, Hu, San Franciso, ComingSoon

‘Daleks!’: The Famous ‘Doctor Who’ Villains Are Getting Their Own Animated Show

Every science-fiction franchise has its iconic monster. Star Trek has the Borg, Star Wars has too many to count, and Doctor Who has the Daleks. At first glance, these glorified salt-and-pepper shakers with a plunger look unimpressive, but something about these formerly low-budget creations have stuck in the public consciousness. They’ve gotten their own TV shows, movies, lunch boxes, and have even survived to become an important part of the modern-day revival of Doctor Who. And now they’re back...
Tags: Television, Movies, Peter Cushing, Sci-fi, Bbc, Animation, Daleks, Briggs, Liddell, TV Trailer, Terry Nation, Nicholas Briggs, Skaro, Rose Tyler Billie Piper, James Goss, Time Lord Victorious

Radio reporters to be axed by BBC and told to reapply for new roles

Critics fear end of an era because of plans to make audio journalists work across media platforms BBC radio voices have described and defined modern British history. Live reports from inside a British bomber over Germany during the second world war, or with the British troops invading Iraq in 2003, or more recently from the frontline of the parent boycott of a Birmingham school over LGBT lessons have also shaped the news agenda.But now the BBC plans to axe all its national radio reporters and as...
Tags: Media, Germany, Iraq, Bbc, Radio, Culture, Television & radio, Radio 4, Radio industry, Birmingham

BBC to run three day online audio conference

The BBC is running a free online conference celebrating developments in audio, both creative and technical. Sounds Amazing 2020, a co-production between the BBC Academy and BBC Research & Development, is taking place from 14th-16th October and follows on from a similar event in 2018. Each day will have a morning session from 11 till 12 and an afternoon session from 1.30 till 2.30 with a half-hour “techno bubble” slot in between. The presentations and panel discussions will be streamed live, w...
Tags: Events, Production, Radio Industry, Top, BBC

New to Stream: Acorn TV’s October 2020 Lineup

New to Stream: Acorn TV’s October 2020 Lineup Acorn TV has announced its upcoming lineup for the month of October, including the including the eagerly-awaited return of multiple award-winning Australian crime series Mystery Road, as well as the Scandinavian psychological and character-driven crime thriller Darkness: Those Who Kill. RELATED: New to Stream: Netflix and Chills 2020 Lineup Announced PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Scotland, Bbc, Netflix, Ireland, House, New Zealand, TV News, Streaming, John, Jeremy, Dublin, Copenhagen, Cambridge University

Diana Rigg, ‘Game of Thrones’ Actress and 1960s ‘The Avengers’ Star, Has Passed Away at 82

Years before Marvel Comics debuted their superhero team, the United Kingdom was already host to their own version of The Avengers, an espionage series in the vein of classic James Bond. Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg played John Steed and Emma Peel, two secret agents dressed to the nines who dealt with a variety of British bad guys. Patrick Macnee passed away back in 2015, and now he’s joined by his partner in espionage as Diana Rigg has passed away at age 82. Diana Rigg was more recently known ...
Tags: Death, Hbo, UK, Movies, India, Africa, Bbc, United Kingdom, Broadway, Tracy, James Bond, Game Of Thrones, Diana, Victoria, Pedro Almodóvar, Marvel Comics

Diana Rigg, “Game of Thrones” & “The Avengers” Star, Dies of Cancer at 82

Diana Rigg, the Emmy award-winning actress famous for starring as Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones and Emma Peel in The Avengers TV series has died at the age of 82, her daughter confirmed Thursday morning (Sep. 10). “My Beloved Ma died peacefully in her sleep early this morning, at home, surrounded by family,” Rachael Stirling said in a statement. “She died of cancer diagnosed in March, and spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a de...
Tags: TV, Celebs, Entertainment, Cancer, Bbc, Rebecca, Pop Culture, BAFTA, Jazz, Game Of Thrones, Avengers, Diana Rigg, Ma, Dame Diana Rigg, Rigg, R.I.P

New to Stream: Netflix and Chills 2020 Lineup Announced

New to Stream: Netflix and Chills 2020 Lineup Announced With Halloween just around the corner, the Netflix and Chills 2020 lineup has been announced for all the thrills, frights, and Halloween delights headed to the streamer this spooky season (via Vital Thrills). You can check out the schedule below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie =...
Tags: England, Movies, France, Bbc, Rebecca, Netflix, Munich, Italy, South Sudan, Angel, Salem, Tom Felton, Leo, Bronx, Jack, Ryan Murphy

Daleks!: BBC Announces New Doctor Who Animated Spinoff Series

Daleks!: BBC announces new Doctor Who animated spinoff series BBC has announced the upcoming premiere of Doctor Who‘s newest animated spinoff titled Daleks!, centering on one of the Doctor’s greatest enemies. The digital series is a CGI animation which will be final piece of the multimedia crossover called Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious. Set to debut sometime in November, the five 10-minute long episodes will be free for viewing on the show’s YouTube channel. Check out the digital series’ ...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Youtube, Doctor Who, Bbc, TV News, Daleks, Steven Moffat, Bbc America, GALLIFREY, Liddell, Sydney Newman, Mal Young, Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill

Netflix’s ‘Kingdom’ May be a South Korean Zombie Series, But No Show Better Sums Up the Age of Coronavirus

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything.) Kingdom , one of Netflix’s original South Korean dramas, couldn’t be streaming at a more apt time.  The drama is, on the surface, a zombie show. It’s intriguing in how it puts the classic zombie trope into a historical drama format—the zombie outbreak has occurred during the Joseon Dynasty. But despite its classic zombie horror trappings and lush historical sets and costume...
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Emma Barnett to host BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Emma Barnett will be the main host of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour from January 2021, replacing Jane Garvey. Emma will present the programme from Monday to Thursday each week, leaving her mid-morning 5 Live show at the end of the year. she’ll also continue in her role at Newsnight. Jane continues to present Woman’s Hour until the end of the year. Between October and December a number of other presenters will guest host in place of Jenni Murray whose last programme is ...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Britain, Jeremy Corbyn, Bbc Radio 4, Alerts, Emma, BBC Radio, Jane, Jenni Murray, Jane Garvey, James Naughtie, Emma Barnett, Jo Swinson

Jane Garvey to leave BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Jane Garvey is stepping down from presenting Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 at the end of the year. Jane has been one of the presenters of the show since 2007 and the BBC says new presenters will be announced in due course. After leaving the show, Jane will host her own interview series on BBC Radio 4 next year. Jane said: “It’s been a real privilege to play a small part in the history of this very special radio programme. On one unforgettable day, I interviewed David Cameron in the morning, an...
Tags: UK, Top, David Cameron, Bbc, Radio, Mary J Blige, BBC Radio, Jane, Jane Garvey, Fi Glover, Mohit Bakaya Controller of Radio

BBC Radio and Education moves to new division

The BBC Radio and Education division is moving to a new single Content division headed by the BBC’s new Chief Content Officer Charlotte Moore. As Chief Content Officer, Charlotte will be the senior leader for BBC content and audiences across all genres and platforms, with the exception of News and Nations and Regions. Charlotte will be responsible for television commissioning for all BBC network TV channels and BBC iPlayer, radio commissioning and production for all ten national radio networks ...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Radio, United Kingdom, Radio industry, Bob, Charlotte Moore, Tim Davie, Bob Shennan, Regions, Charlotte, Bbc Studios, Alerts, Tim, Executive Committee, June Sarpong

Acts announced for BBC Radio 2 Live at Home

BBC Radio 2’s replacement for Proms in the Park and Live in Hyde Park this year will take place online and the line-up has just been announced by Zoe Ball. Sheryl Crow, Craig David, Erasure, Sir Tom Jones, The Killers, John Legend, McFly, Gregory Porter, The Pretenders and Nile Rodgers & CHIC feat. Rebecca Ferguson will perform exclusively for Radio 2 Live at Home which will be broadcast on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September across radio, TV and online. On Saturday 12 September, Jo While...
Tags: Music, UK, Top, America, Bbc, Radio, Station, Rebecca Ferguson, Hyde Park, Gregory Porter, Kylie, BBC Radio, Jason Donovan, Sheryl Crow, Fearne Cotton, Jeff Lynne

Former BBC staff set up Crowd Network podcast firm

Four former BBC Sport and Radio 5 Live staff are to lead a new company based in Manchester which says its aim is to become Europe’s largest podcast network. Crowd Network says it’s raised £500,000 in seed funding from Enigma Holdings and will launch a range of podcast titles in the coming weeks. It also counts comedian John Bishop among its initial investors – and a podcast hosted by him will be among the first to be released. Former 5 Live Sport editor Mike Carr – who left the BBC earlier th...
Tags: Europe, UK, Podcasts, US, Bbc, Radio, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Radio industry, Steve Jones, John Bishop, Tom Fordyce, Bbc 5 Live, Mike Carr, Peter Crouch Podcast, Crowd Network

BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in September 2020

BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in September 2020 BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV offering the biggest collection of streaming British television in North America, has unveiled its September slate! Next month, the lineup includes the BritBox original McDonald & Dodds, starring BAFTA Award winner Jason Watkins (The Crown, Hold the Sunset) and breakout star Tala Gouveia, and the exclusive U.S premiere of dramedy Don’t Forget the Driver, starrin...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Scotland, Samsung, Bbc, Britain, Northern Ireland, TV News, BAFTA, Jane Austen, Streaming, Jared Harris, North America, Agatha Christie, Colin Firth

AutoPod allows stations to create automatic podcasts

A new service for radio stations has been launched allowing the automatic creation of podcasts and cloud-based recording of output. Hippynet’s AutoPod, which records a radio station’s stream for a pre-set amount of days, can make downloads available based on a schedule created by the user. It also has an RSS feed, embeddable widgets and the option to upload audio manually. It offers a similar facility to the BBC’s listen again service on Sounds. Hippynet is a broadcast solutions company that...
Tags: Bbc, Radio, Trading Update, Autopod, Hippynet

Roger Phillips says goodbye at BBC Radio Merseyside

BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Roger Phillips has said an emotional goodbye to listeners of his daily phone-in show on the station. Roger, who has been on-air in Liverpool since starting the show in the 1970s, announced his intention to leave back in June and said he will be back to host special one-off shows in the future. Special guests, family members and regular listeners appeared on his last show on Friday, ahead of Roger’s retirement after 42 years on-air. Outgoing BBC Director general ...
Tags: Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Liverpool, Tony Hall, Roger, Andrew Bowman, Bbc Radio Merseyside, Roger Phillips, Pauline McAdam, The North of England

Margherita Taylor to host Virtual Audio Masterclass

Creative Access and Radiocentre are to create a virtual Audio Masterclass for young people hosted by Margherita Taylor. Young people from all kinds of backgrounds and across the UK are invited to hear from experts and well-known presenters all about how to make a career in the media industry. Classic FM and Smooth Radio presenter Margherita will moderate a panel including KISS presenter AJ King, who won the Kiss Chosen One competition in 2011, and news reporter Pria Rai (BBC Asian Network, Ne...
Tags: UK, London, Events, Bbc, BBC News, Radio, Radio industry, Salford, Margherita, Radiocentre, Smooth Radio, Siobhan Kenny Radiocentre, Josie Dobrin, Darby Dorras, Margherita Taylor, Margherita Taylor Young

His Dark Materials Season 2 Teaser: Worlds Are Changing

BEGIN SLIDESHOW His Dark Materials Season 2 Teaser: Worlds Are Changing HBO has released the official His Dark Materials Season 2 teaser, hinting at changing worlds and an upcoming “Great War” when the new season debuts this November. You can check out the teaser now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmir...
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‘His Dark Materials’ Season 2 Trailer Teases World-Changing Stakes and Spectral New Villains

The next chapter of His Dark Materials is unfolding. HBO has released the trailer for the second season of His Dark Materials, the series adaptation of Philip Pullman’s acclaimed fantasy trilogy of the same name. The trailer takes us into new worlds to meet new friends and monsters, but most importantly, it gives us a new look at grungy Andrew Scott. Watch the His Dark Materials season 2 trailer below. His Dark Materials Season 2 Trailer The first season of His Dark Materials was imperf...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Bbc, Philip Pullman, Ruth Wilson, Scott, Andrew Scott, Lyra, Mrs Coulter, TV Trailer, Asriel, His-Dark-Materials, Lyra Dafne Keen, HBO Max

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