TV News – Thursday, 21st April, 2011

  • David Tennant was on BBC Breakfast this morning to discuss United, the story of the 1958 plane crash that killed 8 members of the Manchester United football team, debuting this Sunday.
  • In the never ending stream of promotions for this weekends premiere of Doctor Who, SFX have a new interview with Show Runner, Steven Moffat.
  • Along with dedicating this week’s series premiere of Doctor Who to the actress, the BBC have produced a special program entitled My Sarah Jane: A Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen immediately after.  From SFX.
  • David Benioff talks about the future of Game of Thrones.  From
  • Henson favorites Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal are set to premiere for the first time in HD on HDNet in the US on Memorial Day.  The films will be airing for the first time on television in 10 years on the eve of celebrating their 25th and 30th anniversaries respectively.  From The Hollywood Reporter.
  • HBO has acquired the rights to develop a half hour TV series from Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit From The Goon Squad.  From The Hollywood Reporter.
  • BBCAmerica have announced air dates for Outcasts (June 18th) and Bedlam (October 8th) in the US.  They will also be co-producing the 4th series of Being Human (UK).  From The Hollywood Reporter.