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    Peter Capaldi: "His Name is the Doctor"

    During a global simulcast on Christmas day, an understandably flustered-looking Peter Capaldi (potty-mouthed Malcolm Tucker from "The Thick of It") took over what can no longer be righteously referred to as the "title role" on the long-running BBC series "Doctor Who."

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    'Night of the Doctor' 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Show Preview (VIDEO CLIP)

    The mini-episode "Night of the Doctor" answers some questions and raises a few more. The most glaring example is how these developments will effect the show's overall timeline and the numbering of Doctors.

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    Weinstein Company Partners with BBC for Six-Hour 'War and Peace' Mini-Series

    International TV co-productions are on the rise. The Weinstein Company has made a "major deal" to partner on the BBC's upcoming mini-series adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace."

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    WATCH: In New Trailer for 'Burton and Taylor,' Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West Have Their Claws Out

    A new trailer for BBC America's "Burton and Taylor," starring Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West as fiery celebrity couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, has landed.

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    Casting Watch: Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench to Star in Adaptation of Roald Dahl's 'Esio Trot' for the BBC

    Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench are set to star in a live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's novel, "Esio Trot," for the BBC. Richard Curtis ("About Time," "Love Actually") is penning the adaptation along with Paul Mayhew-Archer.

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    Casting Watch: Maggie Gyllenhaal Set to Star in BBC Miniseries Thriller 'The Honourable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal is set to take the lead in the BBC Two political thriller miniseries "The Honourable Woman," which will make its U.S. television debut on the Sundance Channel next year.

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    WATCH: Short BBC Documentary on the Coen Brothers

    With the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" recently charming the crowds at Cannes and winning the Grand Prize of the Jury, take a gander at this 40-minute BBC documentary on the filmmaking duo, made in 2000 during the production of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

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    'The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector,' After Music Clearance Issues, Finally Gets U.S. Release on BBC America

    “The problem with being a fookin’ gun nut is that sooner or later somebody gets shot,” said Ringo Starr to filmmaker Vikram Jayanti, the subject of their conversation also being the subject of Jayanti’s sensational documentary, “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector,” which finally gets a nation...

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    Peabody Awards 2013 Include 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' and 'Game Change'

    The 2013 Peabody Awards for excellence in entertainment, broadcast journalism and electronic media were announced today, with HBO's "Girls," "Game Change" and documentary "Marina Abramovich: The Artist Is Present," along with the BBC's "Doctor Who," all taking honors.

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    Casting Watch: UK's Finest Rylance to Play Ruthless Tudor Advisor Cromwell in BBC-HBO Adaptation of Mantel Bestseller 'Wolf Hall'

    In a casting coup, Brit Mark Rylance, one of the greatest Shakespeare thespians of our time, will play statesman Thomas Cromwell in a BBC-HBO adaptation of Hilary Mantel's bestsellers "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies." (Mantel got slammed recently for calling out the media's handling of such roy...

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