US TV

The cast of Angel reunite 20 years after the premiere

It’s quite a horrifying thought that Angel now technically qualifies as ‘Classic TV’. How did that happen? It feels like it was only on about 10 years ago, but it’s actually now 20 years old.

Sigh.

Anyway, to celebrate this momentous date, Entertainment Weekly reunited almost all the surviving cast members – yes, David Boreanaz turned up but Vincent Kartheiser and the lawyers at Wolfram and Hart seem to have been busy – to chat with co-creator David Greenwalt about the making of the show.

Interesting fact – episode two was apparently so dark that the network panicked and the producers shut down production of the show to try to make it a tad lighter.

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Rob Delaney gets Frank; Max Martini’s Purge; France’s Derby Girl; + more

Every weekday, TMINE brings you the latest TV news from around the world

French TV

  • Clips from M6’s Le Grand Bazar (The Grand Bazaar)
  • France TV green lights: sports comedy Derby Girl, with Chloé Jouannet, Sophie-Marie Larrouy, Jisca Kalvanda et al

UK TV

US TV show casting

  • Josh Hamilton, Kerry Condon and Louise Krause to recur on Showtime’s Ray Donovan
  • Max Martini, Paola Nuñez, Derek Luke at al join USA’s The Purge

New US TV show casting

  • Eric Ladin, Patrick Fischler, Nora Zehetner et al join National Geographic’s The Right Stuff
  • Elaine Hendrix, Brett Rice, Silas Weir Mitchell et al to recur on Spectrum/Paramount’s Paradise Lost
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TMINE

Happy 14th birthday to The Medium is Not Enough!

A birthday cake

Crikey, as I always say, shortly after posting an image that was considered high resolution in 2005. How did that happen? Time has flown again, since The Medium Is Not Enough emerged blinking into the world a stupefying 14 years ago, primed to make sarcastic comments about UK and foreign TV, mainly from the US, mainly in languages I can speak, with reviews of Prison Break, Supernatural, and Global Frequency.

Wonder Woman 1984
Bye bye, Diana

This year in review

This year, we’ve had to wave goodbye to Weekly Wonder Woman, on the general grounds that DC doesn’t really seem to like her any more and the comics are all rubbish now. Sigh.

However, we’ve also welcomed Orange Wednesdays/Thursdays for movie reviews – no trademark infringement lawsuits yet, thankfully – and added in coverage of Royal Television Society events. TMINE’s also got itself an Italian TV category, seeing as some of it’s actually quite watchable now.

Thank you!

As always, a great big thank you to all the regular TMINE commenters: Mark Carroll, JustStark, bob, Craig Grannell, idleworm, Adam Bowie and MasterWitcher088. Bless your hearts!

Thank yous as well to the commenters on the TMINE Facebook page, particularly Rob Kerr, Lee Carter, Craig Grannell, Mark Clapham, Dave Beattie, George Parkes, Jane Parkes, Jason DC Williams, Toby O’Brien and Paul Tricker.

But thank yous to anyone who’s left even one comment this year, either here or on Facebook – it’s been great to hear from you!

Same time next year everyone? I say that every year, don’t I? Anyway, there’ll be cake, albeit the same photo of a cake as last year, so bring your friends.

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The Chosen One
Airdates

What time, TMINE? Including Deadly Class, London Kills, Another Life and The Chosen One

Every Friday, TMINE lets you know when the latest TV shows from around the world will air in the UK

Look at me, coming up with a punchy new title for this feature after only a mere two and a half years of running it. How genius am I? That’s almost better than my plan for carrying hot drinks around in a basket that I implemented this morning.

It’s all premiere dates this week, so let’s get right down to it.

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Cold Feet, Il Paradiso delle Signore renewed; Demi Moore’s Brave New World; + more

Internet TV

Italian TV

  • Rai Uno renews: Il Paradiso delle Signore (Ladies’ Paradise) for 320 episodes

International TV

UK TV

  • Sky1 green lights: Christmas comedy Cinderella: After Ever After, with David Walliams, Sian Gibson, Celia Imrie et al
  • ITV renews: Cold Feet

US TV

New US TV shows

  • BET green lights: White House drama The Oval, with Ed Quinn and Kron Moore…
  • developing: female bikers vigilante drama Black Mambas

New US TV show casting

  • Jamie Neumann, Erica Tazel and Mac Brandt to recur on HBO’s Lovecraft Country
  • Demi Moore joins USA’s Brave New World