Stacey Dooley: Strictly star stunned after BBC’s David Dimbleby drops booty call bombshell

David asked Stacey for a “booty call” when the pair both appeared on the show. The former BBC Question Time presenter chaired the panel for the satirical show, which included Stacey who was on Ian Hislop’s team on the BBC programme. During an exchange with the Strictly winner, David was forced to ask her what […]

‘Death and Nightingales’ Trailer: Jamie Dornan Stars in BBC’s Smoldering Historical Drama

In the mood for smoldering looks, untamed passions, shots of billowing wheat fields, and well-dressed people yelling at each other? Then Death and Nightingales is for you! The BBC period drama features The Americans’ Matthew Rhys and 50 Shades franchise star Jamie Dornan both vying for the attentions of Ann Skelly. What happens next is described as “a story of love, […]

BBC’s unlikely worldwide hit: Father Brown

The period drama, set in the fictional Cotswold village of Kembleford, is broadcast on BBC One in the daytime. Its popularity abroad, where it is usually screened in the evening, puts it alongside top BBC shows Doctor Who and Sherlock. “We’re absolutely delighted with the news,” said a Corporation source. “It’s overdue recognition for a […]

BBC’s first AR app re-creates historical treasures

The BBC is already heavily involved with VR, having created and backed several projects from 360 videos to full experiences like Home: A VR Spacewalk. Soon, though, the organization will make its first foray into AR. This morning the BBC announced that it will be launching an AR companion app to its upcoming Civilisations series, set to […]

Interactive fiction for smart speakers is the BBC’s latest experiment

Smart home speakers have quickly become the hot gadget people didn’t know they wanted. They can answer your movie trivia questions, call a cab, turn your heating on and do your shopping for you. They’re gaining new features every day, but are more than just a utility product. These speakers are a ripe platform for […]

BBC’s John Humphrys sparks outrage with ‘suicide mission jibe’ after Manchester bombing

The broadcaster was branded “insensitive” after referring to the political party’s manifesto as a “suicide mission”, just days after the Manchester bombing killed 22. Today programme fans slammed the 73-year-old on Twitter on hearing his “jibe” as he asked why UKIP weren’t waiting until everyone else to release their manifesto following the terror attack. John […]

TV Bits: ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 Tease, ‘Preacher’ Posters, BBC’s ‘War of the Worlds’, & More

In this edition of TV Bits: Ryan Murphy’s terrifying tease of American Horror Story season 7 Bold new Preacher posters point to a different direction for season 2 A slew of new shows are on the way from the BBC The CW cancels Frequency and No Tomorrow Benicio Del Toro and Patricia Arquette are joining Ben Stiller’s Showtime […]