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  • 'Doctor Who' Season 8 trailer goes into darkness

    'Doctor Who' Season 8 trailer goes into darkness
    The Twelfth Doctor isn't messing about. "I've lived for over 2,000 years. I've made many mistakes," says new Doctor Peter Capaldi in the full-length Season 8 "Doctor Who" trailer. "It's about time that I did something about that." Sounds like his...
  • Church of England votes to allow female bishops

    Church of England votes to allow female bishops
    The Church of England has voted to allow bishops who are women. The change had been debated for years and has been a source of deep division within the church. A two-thirds vote in each of the church's three houses was required to pass the measure. A...
  • Go Away With ... Tom Ellis

    Go Away With ... Tom Ellis
    Born in Wales, Tom Ellis made a name for himself in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders." The actor, 35, now stars as Dr. William Rush in the USA Network's new medical drama, "Rush." He calls London home, but is currently based out of Vancouver shooting his...
  • PBS and CBS Lead News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    PBS and CBS lapped the field with nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Awards. PBS lead with 43 bids, driven by 11 for "Frontline." CBS was a close second with 42, powered by 27 bids for "60 Minutes." ABC took in 19, led by 10 for...
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...
  • Thai officials deny helping pop star Vanessa-Mae make Olympic team

    The odd story of the beautiful pop star and the allegedly corrupt ski judges is continuing to pick up steam, with Olympic officials in Thailand denying they did anything wrong. The controversy centers around Vanessa-Mae, who has parlayed her self-...
  • Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

    The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A. — finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the...
  • The lighter side of Alec Guinness

    The lighter side of Alec Guinness
    One cold night last year with too much time on my hands, I found myself tumbling down an Alec Guinness rabbit hole, streaming first the 1979 BBC miniseries adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and then, the late hour be damned, continuing on with the...
  • BAFTA to Feature Emma Thompson in Annual Screenwriters' Lecture Series

    Actress and writer Emma Thompson will be featured in BAFTA's 5th annual Screenwriters' Lecture Series, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Film Institute announced Tuesday. Thompson will be accompanied by screenwriters James...
  • Stock-Media Online Marketplace Pond5 Raises $61 Million in Funding

    Pond5, an online marketplace for video footage and stock media, has raised $61 million in equity financing from Accel Partners and Stripes Group. The New York-based company's collection of more than 15 million media assets, including 2.7 million royalty-...
  • New Line Boards MGM's Drama 'Me Before You'

    New Line has come on board to co-produce MGM's drama "Me Before You" with MGM and set an Aug. 21, 2015, release date. MGM is handling production for "Me Before You," produced by Karen Rosenfelt ("Twilgiht") and based on the Jo Jo Moyes' bestseller of the...