Each January and July, the Television Critics Association (TCA) holds the TCA Press Tour in Pasadena, California, where US broadcast networks and cable channels present program previews and host panels that include some of their shows’ stars, producers, and writers. While I did not attend the Winter 2014 event, PBS has made available photos from their British television-themed day on the 20th, some of which are shared here for your fanboy and fangirl enjoyment.
Of course, PBS brings us British programs that we are absolutely mad about under its Masterpiece series. At the TCA event, PBS hosted Masterpiece panels for the new seasons of Sherlock and Mr. Selfridge.
The Sherlock panel convened the day after the US premiere of the hit mystery program’s third season, and fans lined up for autographs and selfies with Sherlock Holmes himself, Benedict Cumberbatch.
And at the Sherlock panel, there were…
PBS also offers up British programs that are not under the Masterpiece series umbrella, including The Bletchley Circle and Vicious.
The Bletchley Circle
Another fan-favorite mystery, The Bletchley Circle, will have more murder and intrigue in store for the former British government code breakers when the series returns to PBS in April. (More about the second season here tomorrow.) Featured on its panel were…
Coming to PBS this summer is the hit Britcom, Vicious, starring two of Great Britain’s greatest actors, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi. (More about the US series premiere here on Thursday.) Speaking about the newest comedy in the PBS programming line-up were…
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