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David Tennant Joins U.S. Adaptation of Hit British Drama Broadchurch

David Tennant

Scottish actor David Tennant, who recently wowed critics as the star of BBC America's Broadchurch, is set to star in Fox's U.S. adaptation, TV Guide Magazine has learned.

Tennant, perhaps best known as the tenth doctor on cult fave Doctor Who, will play a character similar to his role in the original Broadchurch, but this time he'll use an American accent. As in the U.K. Broadchurch, he'll play the lead male investigator in the case of a young boy found dead on a beach under a jutting cliff-face.

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Exclusive: Cartoon Network's MAD Spoofs Doctor Who and Whose Line is it Anyway?

MAD

David Tennant and Matt Smith are set to share the screen in November's Doctor Who 50th anniversary special. But Cartoon Network's MAD jumps the gun, bringing together the two Time Lords in the Sept. 2 episode, mashing them up with Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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Ask Matt: The New Doctor, Fosters, Emmy Snubs, Dance, Glee

Peter Capaldi

Question: What are your thoughts on the selection of Scottish actor Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who's Twelfth Doctor? I have to admit that I had no idea who he was — I assume he's more of a household name in the U.K. I don't want to prematurely bash the selection and I'm willing to see how things work out, but it seems to be a traditional choice and even more so since the modern Doctor Who series has featured younger actors. During the special that announced the selection, the show runner ...
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Who Is the New Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi

Oscar winner Peter Capaldi will play the 12th Doctor Who, BBC announced Sunday during the live special Dr. Who Live: The Next Doctor.

"It's so wonderful not to keep this secret any longer," Capaldi said during the special, which aired worldwide. "For a while I couldn't... read more

Give Bronies a Break! In Defense of Adult My Little Pony Fans

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

This weekend, more than 6,000 attendees are expected at BronyCon, the largest convention for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fans, most of whom are young adult males. Since the revamped series debuted on The Hub in October 2010, it has developed a devoted following outside its intended demographic of girls ages 2 to 11. These unexpected fans, known as bronies, have grown into a diverse and impassioned community, united over one thing: a sincere love of ponies.

There's nothing ironic or perverse about bronies, though at first mention one might assume so. But this hesitation is understandable. Even a lot of bronies were reluctant to start watching the series. "I actually didn't like it the first time I saw it," explains Sethisto, who runs the popular pony site Equestria Daily. read more

David Bradley Enjoyed "Every Moment" Playing Game of Thrones' Red Wedding Host

David Bradley

David Bradley isn't worried after playing Walder Frey, one of the most despicable characters on Game of Thrones.

"I'm not exactly watching my back," the actor said at the Television Critics Association fall previews for BBC America on Thursday. Frey played host to the Red Wedding, the moniker for the infamous massacre ...

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Mulder & Scully! Marshmallows! A Red Wedding Present! 14 Things We're Psyched for at Comic-Con

David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

Whether you're an alien with two hearts, a clone with identity issues or a part-faerie waitress, Comic-Con is the place for you. The annual convention will hit San Diego Thursday-Sunday to allow fans from all genres to let their geek flag fly. TVGuide.com will wade through this sea of cosplay and free hugs to get the scoop on the latest entertainment news. Here are 14 things we're looking forward to the most at Comic-Con:

TVGuide.com's complete Comic-Con coverage

1. The truth is still out there

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Arrow: 13 DC Comics Characters We Want to See — And Who Should Play Them!

Stephen Amell

From the Dark Archer and China White to The Count and Deathstroke, Arrow has no shortage of DC Comics characters to introduce in Starling City, which is why TVGuide.com turned to the fans to find out which characters they'd like to see on The CW's super series. 

Photo Gallery: 13 DC Comics characters we want to see — and who should play them!

Most of your picks were the obvious choices, like... read more

Which DC Comics Characters Do You Want to See on Arrow?

Stephen Amell

After only one season, Arrow has solidified its place in geekdom by bringing in familiar genre faces in a variety of roles tied to the DC Comics mythos.

From Torchwood's John Barrowman and X-Men's Kelly Hu to Spartacus' Manu Bennett, Fringe's Seth Gabel and Doctor Who's Alex Kingston, Arrow has seemingly proven its ability to snag the best stars from the genre universe for roles like... read more

Arrow Scoop: Summer Glau Joins the Cast in Season 2

Summer Glau

Summer Glau is on Oliver Queen's list!

Continuing with Arrow's penchant for welcoming geektastic familiar faces, the show has tapped Glau in a recurring role for Season 2, TVGuide.com has learned.

Arrow's second season to feature two villains

The 31-year-old actress will play... read more

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