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Thursday’s “never could get the hang of Thursdays” news

Lost

On this particular Thursday, something was moving quietly through the blogosphere…

Doctor Who

  • Michelle Collins has been cast in a/the Chris Chibnall episode. No doubt she’ll be with evil Ian Beale in his extinct undersea volcano base.

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  • Heroes: This season will end on a cliffhanger of sorts.
  • Lost: spoilers aplenty on this weeks’s official vidcast. Make sure you get the one marked “LOST: Season 3, Video Podcast 7”
  • So much pilot casting: Jordana Brewster is to get the Angelina Jolie role in the Mr and Mrs Smith pilot; Jason O’Mara is probably going to play Philip Marlowe in another pilot, while Ted Danson and Glenn Clone are to appear in an FX legal thriller
  • Season three of Airwolf – that’s the sh*t one that’s not quite as sh*t as the one the Canadians made – is coming to DVD in May. Watch as the war helicopter helps disabled kids!
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Wednesday’s mellow-out cool news

Runaway Bride

Or maybe overly geeky news. Which do you think?

Doctor Who

  • Lots of Runaway Bride pictures.
  • An interview with Verity Lambert, first producer of Who (originally published in Dreamwatch in 2004, but they’re reviving their archive of material online)

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  • Genre pilot pick-ups, including the US version of Life on Mars.
  • Futurama: Those new Comedy Central episodes are going to be re-edits of some Futurama movies coming to DVD.
  • Heroes: Masses of spoilers from E!’s Kristin.
  • From Ask Auriello:
    • Heroes: Malcolm McDowell might have a part.
    • Prison Break: What sort of things will happen in season three.
    • Studio 60: There’s going to be a flashback episode soon.
News

Tuesday’s news, you lucky people

State of Play

It’s all just so exciting. And Spartan.

Doctor Who

  • John Simm might be appearing as… Go, on, spoil yourself, remembering it’s The Sun. There’s also a potential spoiler about Derek Jacobi’s character, the Professor.
  • A brief, slightly spoilery interview with Freema Agyeman.

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British TV

  • Miss the Celebrity Big Brother evictions? You can watch the final three at YouTube: Dirk, Jermaine and Shilpa. Isn’t it nice the final three were all non-Brits?
  • Channel 4 is to have a season/year of environmental programming.

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Welcome a new week with news!

Animated Who

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Commercials

  • Mitchell and Webb are appearing in UK versions of the original US Mac ads featuring Justin Long and John Hodgman. Unsurprisingly, you’ll need QuickTime to view them.

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News to end the week by

Doc girls

I’m off again today. Stu_N knows where. Stu_N knows why.

Doctor Who

  • A cracking bit of art, illustrating the various female companions down the ages. Isn’t Liz Shaw cute, although the David Tennant is pretty cute, too. [via Behind the Sofa]
  • Talking of cartoons, an 13-part animated version of the show is to appear as part of Totally Doctor Who, according to the Mirror (scroll down). Anthony Head will guest-voice.
  • Confirmation of what Paul Cornell’s story will be about in series three.
  • PJ Hammond talks about Sapphire and Steel and Torchwood. He touches in passing on the fact he’s writing an episode for series two and that the ITV revival of Sapphire and Steel has fallen through.

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