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Netflix to Drop Most BBC Series, Movies

Netflix will eliminate most of its BBC programs by January 31st due to an expiring contract. Shows like Doctor Who, Luther, Black Adder, Fawlty Towers, Coupling,Top Gear, House of Cards (the original British version), Wallander, and morewill disappear from the streaming networks lineup in the event an agreement on a new deal isnt reached.   Read More...

Jeff From Coupling Joins ‘Covert Affairs’

For those  of you who were  fans of the original U.K. series ‘Coupling’ or perhaps saw the box office film ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’, you will be happy to learn that British actor Richard Coyle will be paying an extended visit to the USA Network spy series  Covert Affairs . According to the folks over at  TV Guide , Richard will debut in the season premiere as “Simon, a Cambridge-educated and refined globe-trotting venture capitalist who just so happens to be a suspected KGB spy. Annie (Piper Perabo) is assigned to him, but soon finds herself more involved than she ever intended. Read More...  

Yael’s Top 5: Favorite UK Shows from The Office to Doctor Who – 01/19/11

Lots of Brit-based SideReelers love to get their fix of US series on the site, but the feeling's totally mutual on this side of the pond! In honor of the US adaptations of British hits Skins and Being Human, SideReel Yael gives her countdown of favorite UK shows! What, no Misfits or Extras?! In any case, see why she loves the English version of The Office, adores Doctor Who, and what other across-the-pond shows she includes among her top 5! Check it out by watching the video in the link below! Yael's Top 5: Favorite UK Shows