TV News — Thursday, 9th June, 2011

  • Finally we get a date for the 17th series of Top Gear.  It hits UK screens June 26th.  From Metro.
  • The BBC takes a look at the Arthurian legend and its hold on our imaginations just as Camelot is set to premiere on Channel 4 in the UK.
  • Some truly chilling teasers for Torchwood: Miracle Day have been released.  And I don’t think we’re alone in wanting this next month to go very very quickly.  From blastr.
  • Steven Moffat manages to confuse us even more about the scheduling for Doctor Who series 7.  From SFX.
  • Jack’s return to Doctor Who might be closer than we thought, John Barrowman now says that its already been discussed.  From Digital Spy.
  • Actor Roy Skelton, who provided the voice for the Cybermen and other Doctor Who characters from 1967 to 1988, has died at the age of 79.  From BBC News.
  • The first image from The Walking Dead season 2 is released, and it’s a little disturbing.  From Digital Spy.
  • Looks like fans of Jim Beavers character Bobby on Supernatural should stop worrying about the fact that he hasn’t been promoted to a regular yet.  He says the current arrangement suits him just fine.  From Digital Spy.
  • HBO and the Beeb have jumped on the bandwagon and are having a script written for a film on Julian Assange and Wikileaks.  From Empire.
  • Surprise, surprise, MTV have canceled their remake of Skins after airing only one season.  From Digital Spy.
  • Chloe Sevigny has signed on for a Sky Atlantic drama.  In Hit and Miss Sevigny will play a contract killer who was previously a man and fathered several children.  HBO and Showtime are said to be interested in airing the show in the US.  From Digital Spy.
  • William Shatner will be making an appearance on Psych during its 6th season.  From Screen Rant.