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Gogglebox in line for double Bafta win

7 April 2014 2:13 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Channel 4 series nominated for two awards, with Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter also shortlisted for honours

Click here to see the full list of nominations

Channel 4's surprise hit Gogglebox is bidding for double Bafta glory after it picked up a pair of nominations for this year's TV awards.

The show, which features people watching the week's TV, has made stars of its cast and is nominated for best reality and constructed factual show as well as the audience award.

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- Press Association

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Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2014: BAFTA Nominations Announced

7 April 2014 1:06 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Thn have just received the nominations for the BAFTA Television Awards 2014, sponsored by Arqiva. The incredible nominees can be found below, along with some handy links, and a rather exciting time for many – I’m sure you’ll agree!

That’s not all either because like last year, you – the most important part of it all – can Vote for your favourite shortlisted show with the Radio Times Audience Award, which this time includes Breaking Bad, Broadchurch, Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, Educating Yorkshire, Gogglebox and The Great British Bake Off.

 

You can cast your vote by Clicking Here!

 

And now, for all those nominees!

Leading Actor

Jamie Dornan The FallBBC Two

Sean Harris SouthcliffeChannel 4

Luke Newberry In The Flesh – BBC Three

Dominic West Burton and TaylorBBC Four

Leading Actress

Helena Bonham Carter Burton and Taylor – BBC Four

Olivia Colman Broadchurch – ITV

Kerrie Hayes »

- Dan Bullock

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BAFTA TV Nominees Include ‘Broadchurch’, ‘Breaking Bad’ & ‘House Of Cards’

7 April 2014 12:42 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Channel 4 drama Southcliffe leads the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts TV Awards. The miniseries has four nods including for Leading Actor Sean Harris and Supporting Actor Rory Kinnear. Comedy The It Crowd also has four nominations, with stars Richard Ayoade and Chris O’Dowd competing with The Wrong MansMathew Baynton and James Corden in the Male Performance in a Comedy Programme category. Broadchurch and The Village scored three nods, including for Drama Series where they are joined by My Mad Fat Diary and the BBC’s Top Of The Lake. Other notable mentions include Dominic West for Leading Actor in Burton And Taylor;Helena Bonham Carter is also nommed for her role as Elizabeth Taylor in the mini. Among other British shows with nominations are the BBC’s The Fall, Ripper Street and the Doctor Who anniversary movie An Adventure In Space And Time. »

- NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor

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BAFTA Television Awards 2014: This year's nominees in full

6 April 2014 11:23 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Digital Spy presents a list of the nominees at this year's Arqiva BAFTA Television Awards, which will take place on Sunday, May 18:

Leading Actor

Jamie Dornan - The Fall

Sean Harris- Southcliffe

Luke Newberryin - The Flesh

Dominic West - Burton And Taylor

Leading Actress

Helena Bonham Carter - Burton And Taylor

Olivia Colman - Broadchurch

Kerrie Hayes - The Mill

Maxine Peake - The Village

Supporting Actor

David Bradley - Broadchurch

Jerome Flynn - Ripper Street

Nico Mirallegro - The Village

Rory Kinnear - Southcliffe

Supporting Actress

Shirley Henderson - Southcliffe

Sarah Lancashire - Last Tango In Halifax

Claire Rushbrook - My Mad Fat Diary

Nicola Walker - Last Tango In Halifax

Entertainment Performance

Ant & Dec - Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Charlie Brooker - 10 O'clock Live

Sarah Millican - The Sarah Millican Television Programme

Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show

Female Performance In A Comedy »

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Things we don't admit when watching brilliant TV shows

6 April 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature Louisa Mellor Simon Brew 7 Apr 2014 - 06:55

Who’s that? What did she just say? Wait, he’s English? Here are the things we don’t admit when watching acclaimed TV shows…

Omission makes the world go round. Without the art of keeping things to ourselves, most social interactions would disintegrate within seconds. Too much soul-baring honesty would snap the taut bonds that keep us all from running screaming through the Toby Carvery of a Sunday lunchtime jabbing family members with corn-on-the-cob prongs. We’re a tightly wound, insular people, the British. It takes court injunctions and Jeremy Kyle to prise loose our secrets.

Every so often though, it does us good to share. It’s cathartic to confess, between friends, that we’re sometimes a little bit lacking or dim. In the spirit of honesty and self-improvement then, here are the things we’d rather not admit to »

- louisamellor

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New Worlds episode 1 review

1 April 2014 11:04 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Review Louisa Mellor 1 Apr 2014 - 22:00

Peter Flannery's ambitious follow-up to The Devil's Whore gets off to an uneven but promising start...

This review contains spoilers.

“We’ve not forgotten the Devil’s Whore” said villainous Judge Jeffreys in a much-needed exposition scene in the New Worlds opener. With any luck, neither will have the viewers because tonight’s hour cut little slack for anyone dozing at the back.

More historical water had passed under the bridge between the 2008 Civil War drama and its follow-up than could comfortably fit onto a single context-setting slide, hence New Worlds providing three of them (a ‘previously on’ montage of the original’s knobbing and beheadings, while useful, wouldn’t really have been the done thing). Two decades of Restoration wig-wearing, colonisation and prole-subjugation had gone on since Angelica Fanshawe was left holding Edward Sexby’s baby at the end of The Devil’s Whore, »

- louisamellor

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BBC First brings out the stars

26 March 2014 2:02 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Helena Bonham Carter, Daniel Radcliffe, David Tennant, Emma Thompson, Ricky Gervais, Steve Coogan and Jennifer Saunders are among the stars whose shows will screen on BBC First, the premium drama and comedy channel which launches on Foxtel in August.

The BBC Worldwide-owned channel will be part of Foxtel.s drama and lifestyle tier and will screen shows at least 12 months before they are available to terrestrial broadcasters.

Bbcww programmes that aired on the ABC, including New Tricks and Call the Midwife, will migrate to BBC First in 2015. The notable exception is Doctor Who for which the ABC has a life-of-series deal.

At a launch held at the Hall of Industries in Sydney on Wednesday night, Bbcww director of TV Natalie Edgar said as many shows as possible will be fast tracked to BBC First after their UK premieres.

The initial line-up will include The Musketeers; The Politician.s Husband »

- Don Groves

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'Prince Harry's South Pole Heroes': Walking With the Wounded charity event preview

26 March 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

Wednesday (March 26) "Today" anchor Matt Lauer is hosting a special one-hour news piece on NBC that will look at Prince Harry's recent trek to the South Pole, called "Prince Harry's South Pole Heroes."

The British royal was accompanied on his expedition by actors Alexander Skarsgard and Dominic West, plus a group of wounded veterans. Originally, the trek was meant to be a race between three teams (U.S., Britain and the Commonwealth), but upon discovering just how harst the conditions were, the accompanying doctors advised the teams to eliminate the race aspect and work together to accomplish their goal of reaching the South Pole.

The event was put on to help Walking With the Wounded, a U.K.-based charity that trains and educates wounded servicemen and -women after they have left the armed forces. It is one of several charities for which Prince Harry serves as patron. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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Skillset, Protagonist launch sales training

19 March 2014 8:38 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Protagonist selected for international sales training pilot.

UK sales outfit Protagonist Pictures will house a new film sales training scheme backed by Creative Skillset.

The scheme will see three trainees take part in paid four-month stints at the company, where they will learn about the different departments of an international sales company.

The training will include attendance at Cannes, Berlin or Afm, with travel and accommodation costs covered by training body Skillset.

As part of the pilot initiative Skillset is also backing language training for existing staff at the London-based Protagonist.

Protagonist CEO Mike Goodridge said: “The sales and distribution sector traditionally has very few formal training initiatives, yet a sales company in 2014 is key to the independent film sector. This programme will allow an industry trainee to immerse himself or herself in the nuts and bolts of sales and distribution, as well as development, acquisition, finance and marketing.”

Dan Simmons, head of »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Global Showbiz Briefs: Xyz Boards ‘Redeemer’; ‘Testament Of Youth’ Gets Underway; ‘Black Box’ Sells; More

18 March 2014 3:46 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Xyz Films has joined Spanish-language actioner Redeemer as executive producer and sales agent. The movie, Redentor in Spanish, stars Chile’s Marko Zaror (Expendables 2, Machete Kills). He’s teaming for the fourth time with writer director Ernesto Diaz Espinoza. This time around, the story follows a former hitman who has made a deal with God: Every day he will hold a gun to his own head and pull the trigger; each time he does not die, he will take it as a sign that he is meant to continue hunting down the men he used to work for. Principal photography starts on March 24 in Chile. Zaror is a highly trained martial artist across multiple disciplines who performs all of his own fight and stunt work without any wires or CGI tricks. Espinoza recently was editor on Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno and his credits as director also include Kiltro, »

- NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor

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Filming Begins On ‘Testament Of Youth’ Starring Alicia Vikander & Kit Harington

15 March 2014 5:05 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Principal photography begins today on the Heyday Films and BBC Films production of Vera Brittain’s iconic and Powerful, WW1 memoir, Testament Of Youth.

The all-star cast includes Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Dominic West, Emily Watson, Joanna Scanlan, Hayley Atwell, Jonathan Bailey, Alexandra Roach, and Anna Chancellor. The film is directed by James Kent and produced by David Heyman and Rosie Alison for Heyday Films.

In Testament Of Youth, Alicia Vikander will play the iconic writer, feminist and pacifist, Vera Brittain, and Kit Harington plays Roland Leighton, Brittain’s fiancé.  Award-winning writer Juliette Towhidi has adapted the screenplay from Brittain’s searing story of love and war, which was first published in 1933.

In Towhidi’s script Vera, irrepressible, intelligent and free-minded, overcomes the prejudices of her family and hometown to win a scholarship to Oxford. With everything to live for, she falls in love with her »

- Dan Bullock

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Joan Collins' Selfie: UK Stars Recreate Famous Oscars Photo

13 March 2014 12:48 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Move over Ellen DeGeneres - Joan Collins might just be the new queen of the selfie!

While on the red carpet at the Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards at Odeon Leicester Square in London on Wednesday, Joan assembled a bevy of celebrities - including royalty! - for their own version of Ellen's Oscars star-studded selfie.

With Joan holding the smart photo at arm's length (though a noticeably shorter arm's length than Oscar selfie-taker Bradley Cooper), nearly a dozen famous faces hopped in to the photo, including Sir Ben Kingsley, Luke Evans, Jeremy Irons, Dominic West.

Copyright 2014 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. »

- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Joan Collins, Sir Ben Kingsley, Other British Stars Recreate Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars Selfie

13 March 2014 3:46 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Ello, Ellen! Joan Collins gathered a group of British celebrities to recreate Ellen DeGeneres' amazing selfie from the 2014 Oscars on the red carpet of the Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards on Wednesday, March 12. Joining 80-year-old Collins for the picture-perfect moment were Sir Ben Kingsley, Dominic West, Luke Evans, Jeremy Irons, Pixie Lott, and other U.K. stars. "'Selfie' support," Collins captioned the pic via Twitter. The Dynasty alum apparently attempted, even, to get Prince Charles to join in on the selfie, but the Daily [...] »

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Prince Charles Passes, but Ben Kingsley, Joan Collins and More Recreate Ellen's Oscars Selfie—Did Anyone Drop a Boob?!

12 March 2014 6:38 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Prince Charles apparently wasn't interested in following the selfie steps of Brad Pitt and Bradley Cooper, let alone The Simpsons and various Lego figures. Armed with a smart phone, Joan Collins rangled a number of fellow U.K.-born celebs into recreating Ellen DeGeneres' A-list-packed Oscars selfie today at the Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards. But while the likes of Luke Evans, Sir Ben Kingsley, Dominic West and Jeremy Irons joined in, even Alexis Carrington herself couldn't seduce the Prince of Wales into participating. Charles posed for regular photos with the group, but an eyewitness told the Daily Mail that he appeared to »

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See This/Skip That: From The Grand Budapest Hotel to Mr. Peabody & Sherman

7 March 2014 12:35 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Rise of an Empire is a fine sequel to 300, but People's critic says you should check into The Grand Budapest Hotel instead. Here's what to see and what to skip in theaters this weekend. See thisThe Grand Budapest HotelWhimsy gets such a crappy rap. Granted, too many directors use it poorly, spraying their sketchily plotted, inartfully written films with cinematic chintz. But Wes Anderson is of an entirely different vintage. He uses massive amounts of whimsy - more than just about anyone else - but the difference is that he knows just how. Take The Grand Budapest Hotel, for instance. »

- Alynda Wheat, PEOPLE Movie Critic

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Casting: Neeson, Watson, Abdi, Molla

25 February 2014 8:55 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Entourage: The Movie

Liam Neeson has taken time out of his "Non-Stop" promo tour to film a cameo in the "Entourage" movie.

Neeson likely plays himself in the movie and was seen in Los Angeles shooting a scene with Jeremy Piven's Ari Gold character. [Source: The Wrap]

Testament of Youth

Emily Watson and Dominic West are in discussions to join the film adaptation of Vera Brittain's memoir "Testament of Youth" for BBC Films and Heyday Films. Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Kit Harrington and Alexandra Roach also star.

Alicia Vikander plays a young woman who overcomes the prejudices of her family and hometown to win a scholarship to Oxford. She volunteers as a nurse and travels to France in order to help during the first World War. Watson and West will play her parents. [Source: The Daily Mail]

The Place That Hits The Sun

Barkhad Abdi ("Captain Phillips") is in talks to star in Jim O'Hanlon »

- Garth Franklin

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Two new clips from Need For Speed feature Aaron Paul and Michael Keaton

21 February 2014 5:53 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Speed, bitch! Today, we've got two new clips from Scott Waugh's Need For Speed, starring Jesse Pinkman himself, Aaron Paul, as well as Imogen Poots, Dominic West, Dakota Johnson, Scott Mescudi, and Michael Keaton. The first clip highlights Keaton's character "Monarch" who gives a strange "Keaton-ish" performance as an announcer for the DeLeon, the cross-country race that Paul's character is taking part in. The other clip »

- Paul Shirey

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DVD Release: Burton and Taylor

3 February 2014 1:11 PM, PST | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

DVD Release Date: Feb. 4, 2014

Price: DVD $24.98

Studio: BBC

Helena and Dominic are Dick and Liz in Burton and Taylor.

Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech) and Dominic West (Centurion) star as Hollywood’s most famously volatile on-again-off-again couple in the 2013 TV movie Burton and Taylor.

The film is set in 1983, when Elizabeth Taylor and her ex-husband (twice over!) Richard Burton star in a Broadway stage revival of the Noel Coward play Private Lives. With the middle-aged Taylor’s pill-popping and lack of stage experience and Burton’s ongoing struggle to control his drinking and a new girlfriend who may become his wife, the lives—both private and public of the two legendary stars prove to be both tempestuous, dramatic and funny!

Directed by Richard Laxton, the BBC Drama/BBC America co-production was broadcast on BBC America in October, 2013, with Carter garnering a Golden Globe nomination for her take on La Liz. »

- Laurence

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Michael B Jordan: 'I picked up stuff from The Wire that I still use every day'

30 January 2014 4:05 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The star of That Awkward Moment has used his 'go-getting mentality' to graduate from teen sitcom bit-parts to adult movie roles. He's even acclaimed as one of the 30 under-30s who is changing the world

"Women still want the old-fashioned love story, but it's 2014, and things are a little different now," says Michael B Jordan, authoritatively. "Thanks to Facebook, you can pretty much do a full background check on somebody before you even meet them, and with Tinder, you're constantly window-shopping." He waves his iPhone in my direction before placing it firmly facedown on the coffee table. "I think that changes the way we approach and interact with women. But our [by which, I think he means women's] idea of what love and relationships should be hasn't updated to keep up with the times."

The 26-year-old's latest film is Hollywood's attempt to help do so. That Awkward Moment is billed as a male-view romcom, with Jordan, Zac Efron »

- Jane Mulkerrins

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Showtime Counterprogramming Super Bowl Sunday With New Episodes

24 January 2014 10:19 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

While most networks defer to the ratings juggernaut of the Super Bowl, Showtime plans a night of counter-programming with new episodes of “Shameless,” “House of Lies” and “Episodes.” The network announced the scheduling changes Friday, nine days ahead of the game. Other networks often run reruns on Super Bowl Sunday, ceding the night because the Super Bowl is inevitably the most-watched program of the year. It also provides huge boosts to the shows that follow it. Also read: Philip Seymour Hoffman Comedy, Dominic West Affair Drama Coming to Showtime “The strength and performance of our three winter shows has been remarkable, »

- Tim Molloy

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