TV News — Thursday, 16 June, 2011

  • Eleventh DoctorBBC One has finally confirmed that there will not be a full series of Doctor Who in 2012.  What that means, no one really knows, but speculation abounds.  Steven Moffat just tweeted that we all need to be patient and soon all will be revealed.  From Den of Geek.
  • There’s a shake-up happening over on the Glee set as Marti Noxon (of Buffy production fame) joins the show as a consulting producer, and five new writers to help flesh out the writing staff (and hopefully ease some of the pressure on Murphy, Falchuck, and Brennan who have admitted to being a little overwhelmed during series 2.  From The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Examiner.com have an interview with Robert Kirkman from the set of The Walking Dead, season 2.
  • Hoping to build on the success of The Killing (Danish), BBCFour has acquired the rights to a new Danish series about the fight for political power and its consequences.
  • Richard Hammond has filmed a new educational series for BBC One about the Earth and its inner workings.
  • True Blood is apparently going to be featuring a gay relationship for the first time this fourth season.  This writer honestly thought it had already happened, so shows what I know.  From Digital Spy.