'The Fades': Extra, extra British

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"The Fades" premiered on BBC America on Saturday (Jan. 14th), and made us wish we grew up in England. Not because of the fascinating history or the crumpets. It's mostly because we could barely understand a word they were saying. This is coming from people who are huge fans of "Doctor Who" and the BBC version of "Being Human."The premise is a lot of fun and familiar to fans of things like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" with teens saving the world from supernatural foes. Paul (Iain De Caestecker) is an adorable geek who discovers that he's "angelic" and able to see and battle "fades," who are spirits who missed their "door." (Remind anyone of "Being Human?") Natalie Dormer from "The Tudors" just happens to be one of them.Not all fades are nice. One of them is trying to lead the rest in a bit of a rebellion/war. Paul has to save the world, all the...




Feb 20, 2012 11:30AM EST

i love this show i hope it continues.10/10

Default avatar cat
May 28, 2012 11:04AM EDT

It has been said on the Facebook page that the BBC has decided that there will not be a second season of The Fades, which is too bad because from what I had seen everyone loved it.
Anyway, I just wanted you all to know that it has been cancelled, even though it has won 2 BAFTAs so let's just hope that it will make the BBC change their mind!

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