Tuesday’s choice selection of news nuggets

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Friday’s extra marmalade news

Doctor Who

  • David Tennant advises Scottish acting students to give Taggart a call

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US TV

Preview: Lipstick Jungle

Lipstick Jungle

In the US: NBC, Sundays, 10/9c. January 2008 start

In the UK: Not yet acquired

Sorry for the slight delay on this one: I needed to draft my wife in to watch this one as well, or else my opinion would be even more irrelevant than normal. This is, after all, one for the ladies.

The good news is that it’s based on Candace “I wrote Sex and the City, I did’ Bushnell’s book of the same name so has a reasonable pedigree, the show runners have already been fired, and Kim Raver can act.

The bad news is that no one else can act, the script’s awful, and they’re going to air the pilot as is, without changes.

As my wife put it, ”I like trashy TV, but that was just bad.“

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Tuesday’s “four more days until I’m on holiday” news

Film

Theatre

British TV

  • Sean Astin, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee to star in The Colour of Magic with David Jason

US TV

News

Thursday’s news of fun

Freema's got some brand new clothes



Doctor Who

  • Freema says she hasn’t been sacked (video – as well as some wiggle room – included)
  • She’s also just won Best Newcomer at Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year Awards (second story, some more wiggle room included)

Film

Music

British TV

US TV