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It was hoped that Matt Leblanc would ensure the show remained an international hit.
BBC America have defended ‘Top Gear’, following the publications of viewing figures that probably won’t leave the show’s
Last Sunday night, DISH Network viewers who pay monthly US$9.95 to watch weekly four back-to-back episodes were rudely alerted to the news that EastEnders would not be available.
The BBC has been unbelievably apathetic about making EastEnders a success in the US. For a few years, BBC America ran episodes nearly current with what was airing in Britain, and then cancelled the show in 2003 due to a supposed lack of ratings.
Watching the first three MTV episodes of the American version, let's just say that this is one show that has not crossed the ocean successfully, unlike last year's Skins, the high school drama that MTV unfortunately gave up on prematurely, despite having six more British seasons to tap.
American cousins! And other Americans to whom I am not related! Ever found yourself at a tea party - the British, not crazed lunatic Republican, kind - and suddenly been at a loss for words when the topic of conversation moves, inevitably, to British television comedy? Fear not. For here is a handy guide to What To Say in such a situation - or indeed, when conversing with Brits in the Huffington Post Comedy Club comments. The following 20 pointers are intended to make you blend in with British people...
You gather a panel of random funny celebrities in front of a live studio audience, have them one-up each other on some broad