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Dan Barrett

Dan Barrett is the Editor of Always Be Watching and is a big fan of 1980s sitcom Cheers. Prior to Always Be Watching, he produced the website and podcast Televised Revolution, was the Deputy Editor of Mediaweek Australia, and was the TV critic for Radio National’s Breakfast show.

Catherine Zeta Jones is Queen America + My Beautiful Friend + Ben Stiller’s Escape

I appreciate that I might be alone in: A) Liking Amazon’s The Romanoffs; and B) Still watching The Romanoffs But, last night I watched episode 5 ‘Bright and High Circle’ and was really taken with it. Diane Lane stars opposite

GoT star joins Four Weddings, Halifax is back, and Jeff Goldblum: Blues Man

Nathalie Emmanuel from Game of Thrones has been cast as the lead in the TV series adaptation of Four Weddings and a Funeral. She replaces the departing Jessica Williams. Oh, and Andie MacDowell is joining the show too. Australia’s Nine

The only Robin Hood that matters, more Wentworth, and a celebration of She-Ra!

Prison drama Wentworth has been renewed for a further 20 episodes, putting an end to fan fears that the show would conclude with its upcoming season. New episodes take the show through to 2021. I can’t say much more than

Northern Exposure is coming back! And other news stories.

Dr Joel Fleischman is moving back to Cicely, Alaska. Variety reports… Original series star Rob Morrow will reprise his role as Dr. Joel Fleischman, who returns to Cicely, Ala., for the funeral of an old friend. Once there, he finds

Will there be Bodyguard season 2? Also RDR2 Hidden UFOs and 18 of the best Dogs.

The worldwide success of Bodyguard on Netflix means that a show intended to run as a one-and-done season is now open to a potential follow-up. Here’s Richard Madden talking about its future: “I’m having a conversation with [creator Jed Mercurio]

Big Mouth renewed, a Sweet Tooth series, and the fight for home media.

One of my favourite comic book series is the fantastic under-the-radar Vertigo series Sweet Tooth. Written and drawn by Jeff Lemire, it is an exceptionally dark, high concept post-apocalyptic story about the emergence of a new evolution of human -

What Could I Be Watching? 17 November 2018

Netflix are absolutely killing it this weekend. On one day they have a brand new Coen Brothers movie (of sorts - there’s debate that this anthology film originally started life as a TV show), a new Michael Douglas comedy (which

The wedding of the year. Plus TV remakes and Michael Douglas.

Almost all TV remakes and revivals are disappointing. Creating a successful TV show is a miracle that relies on getting the right group of actors, creators, and production staff together at the right time with a show that speaks to

Young Sheldon to meet Old Sheldon? Plus Silicon Valley delays.

Fans of Barry should feel guilty that the show is responsible for me not getting to see Silicon Valley season 6. Production won’t start until mid-2019, which may keep the show off the air until 2020. Executive Producer Alex Berg

Netflix’s Dogs, Game of Thrones date, & a bit more on Stan Lee

This weekend Netflix will release a 6-part documentary series about dogs. I’ve already cancelled all of my plans. Jen Chaney at Vulture has given the series a very positive wrap. She acknowledges the obvious cute factor: If the series’ sole