The Crown: Netflix Releases Brand New Trailer For Its Most Expensive Series Yet

By Tuesday, September 27, 2016 0 Permalink

Today, the second official trailer for Netflix's original series, The Crown was released, delving further into the early days of Elizabeth II's reign. The preview opens in February 1952  with a royal aide asking Her Majesty what her "regnal name" will be as monarch. "Let's not overcomplicate matters unnecessarily," Elizabeth, played fantastically by Claire Foy, said brusquely. ...

‘William & Kate: The Journey’ Celebrates 5 Years Since The Royal Wedding

Julian Finney/Getty Images It seems like only yesterday when I awoke before 4am ET to cover the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. April 29th will mark five years since the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married in a spectacular ceremony, seen by 2 billion people worldwide. On April 18th at 10pm ET, REELZ Channel will ...

Did Anyone Watch ITV’s “Our Queen at Ninety” Documentary?

By Monday, March 28, 2016 0 , Permalink

Last night, the highly-anticipated ITV documentary on Her Majesty aired in the UK, and now international audiences are able to watch it in full. Well, whoever can find it, I guess. Members of the royal family spoke affectionately about the Queen, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince of Wales, ...

Anna Bates Says The Most Frightful Thing to Kate Middleton

By Saturday, January 23, 2016 0 , Permalink

On March 12th, 2015, the Duchess of Cambridge visited Ealing Studios, where the ITV hit, Downton Abbey was filming its sixth and final season. Joanne Froggatt, who played lady's maid Anna Bates, recalled meeting Her Royal Highness to Conan O'Brien on January 21st. Everything was going well, Froggatt explained, until she unwittingly made a remark that could ...

Heavy Is The Head: Netflix Previews New Drama, “The Crown”

By Wednesday, January 6, 2016 0 Permalink

Earlier today, Netflix debuted a trailer for their newest series, "The Crown," based on the early reign of Elizabeth II. The trailer opens with the young queen (played by Claire Foy) testing out St. Edward's Crown ahead of her June 1953 coronation while her children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne watch. Charles once said that his mother would ...

10 Questions For “The Mindy Project’s” Writer and Royal Fan Chris Schleicher

By Tuesday, September 15, 2015 0 , Permalink

Once upon a time on Instagram I started following Chris Schleicher, a writer on one of my favorite shows, "The Mindy Project" (season 3 now streaming on Hulu).  After scrolling through every one of his photos (a tribute to Her Majesty, reviews of "Grace of Monaco"), I decided to track Schleicher down for an interview.  It's ...

People Send ITV Editor Tom Bradby Nasty Tweets Because They Think He Is Tom Brady

By Tuesday, May 19, 2015 0 Permalink

Tom Bradby seems like a lovely bloke.  He is ITV's political editor, an accomplished author, and a friend of the Duke of Cambridge.   Bradby is so lovely, diplomatic and trustworthy that the Duke and his then-fiance, Catherine Middleton chose him for their only engagement interview on November 16th, 2010. Bradby and William met in 2005 when the journalist ...

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