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Exclusive: Tom Baker to Appear in 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special

Aaron Sagers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Tom Baker has revealed in a recent interview that he would be in this Saturday's 75-minute "Dr. Who" special. "I am in the special," said Baker. "I'm not supposed to tell you that, but I tell you that very willingly and specifically; the BBC told me not to tell anybody but I'm telling you straightaway."

BBC Plans To Launch More #BBCtrending Channels

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - It's barely been three weeks since the BBC's global news division launched a new video and text strand to cover news of, with and for the hea...

Movie Review: Philomena

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Her name is Philomena Lee and, as played by Judi Dench in what should be an Oscar-nominated performance, she's a deceptively ordinary older woman with a mission.

Oprah: Old Racists 'Just Have To Die'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

Oprah did not hold back when talking about race in an interview with the BBC on Friday. She was in the UK to promote "The Butler," and forthrightly...

Together For The First Time

Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

"The Day of the Doctor" is upon us. BBC America will celebrate the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 2:50 p.m. EST. In ...

BBC Under Fire For Prince Harry Joke

Posted 10.28.2013 | Media

The BBC is under fire for jokingly suggesting that Prince Harry has snorted cocaine before. Comedian Jo Brand made the joke on the BBC1 quiz show ...

'The Day Of The Doctor' Is Upon Us

Posted 10.20.2013 | TV

"The Day of The Doctor" is upon us. On Saturday, Nov. 23, BBC will celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who" with one epic special. Above, che...

Who's Who? The Faces Behind ‘The Fifth Estate' (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Infamous the world over, the name Julian Assange has become synonymous with controversy. As the man at the center of DreamWorks’ The Fifth Estat...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Raymond Khoury

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Raymond Khoury is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Last Templar. Born in Lebanon, Raymond and his family were evacuated from Beirut's civil war, and fled to New York when he was 14.

BBC Chief Admits 'Very Serious Mistakes'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The head of the BBC promised on Tuesday to refocus the world's largest state-funded bro...

Laura Fraser -- Breaking So Good in Breaking Bad

Dar Dowling | Posted 03.24.2016 | TV
Dar Dowling

Fraser is so good in Breaking Bad that the Emmy season buzz had her in the running for a well earned guest star Emmy nod.

D'OH!

Posted 11.18.2013 | Media

Hey, BBC guy! That thing you picked up wasn't an iPad, like you thought it was. It was a pile of printer paper! (h/t)...

WATCH: Napping 92-Year-Old Man Gets Swept Into Flood Waters

Posted 09.12.2013 | Fifty

The dramatic rescue of a 92-year-old-man in Colombia gives a whole new meaning to the word "lucky." Roberto Blanco was napping by a river when he w...

La Maison de la radio

Francis Levy | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Everyone knows that radio is transcendent and that of the other electronic media television and movies aren't even a close second. And one of the grea...

Former 'Doctor Who' Stars 'Protest' BBC ... Or Do They?

Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

Former stars of "Doctor Who" were spotted protesting at BBC headquarters. According to several reports, Peter Davison (the Fifth Doctor), Colin Baker ...

Reporting Syria: Assad, Chemical Weapons and the International Media

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

Following the invasion of Iraq our media has more responsibility than ever to ensure that stories coming out about the Syria crisis are examined forensically and reported accurately and that the media are not used as a tool to bump a reluctant public toward supporting for war.

A Few Answers About 'Answer Me'

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Answer me this: What 60 year-old song co-written by a German and an American reached No. 1 on the UK singles charts by two different singers at the s...

FIRST LOOK: James Corden And Mathew Baynton Are 'The Wrong Mans'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.03.2013 | TV

"The Wrong Mans" is Hulu's latest foray into original scripted programming, courtesy of "Gavin and Stacey" stars James Corden and Mathew Baynton, who ...

Britain Has to Lead With Soft Power

Indra Adnan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Cameron, like Blair, cries: we can't stand idly by, wringing our hands. Damn right: take action but not of the killing kind.

'Luther' Movie In The Works?

Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

Golden Globe award-winner Idirs Elba and his popular BBC crime drama series, “Luther” may have a possible future in theaters, according to the sho...

OMG, I Think I've Got TADD!

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 10.19.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

We seemed to have lost our viewing attention span. What's happened to us? How do folks without a DVR cope?

Can Half The Ads Bring Twice The Value? BBC Thinks So

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.16.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

NEW YORK - Many video ad practitioners bemoan a persistent lack of quality ad space in the industry. But one exec thinks online operators should learn...

'Love Actually' Star Turned Down 'Doctor Who'

Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Bill Nighy turned down the lead role of "Doctor Who." The "Love Actually" star said he won't reveal when he was asked to take on the role, just tha...

WATCH: So THIS Is How You Do It

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media

"Look, will you two shut up just for a second?! We're trying to have a civilized discussion here." -- BBC Radio 4 host James Naughtie, to two shouting...

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.12.2013 | Media

Celebrity-focused magazines and their corresponding websites saw surges in sales and traffic after Kate Middleton gave birth to the royal baby last mo...