11 Emmy Nominations the most ever for a single Masterpiece program

PBS is reporting that its 13 nominations (11 for Little Dorrit and 2 for Wallander) are "the largest number of nominations ever for a single season of the series."  Also, Little Dorrit earned the most nominations ever for a single Masterpiece program.

Little Dorrit has a 50% chance of winning the Outstanding Mini-series category.

You can read the article HERE.

(thanks Lizziej!)

Little Dorrit receives 11 Emmy nominations

It was announced this morning that Little Dorrit has received 11 Emmy nominations including the areas of

Outstanding Miniseries
Tom Courtenay and  Andy Serkis for Outstanding Supporting Actors in a mini
Andrew Davies for Outstanding writing
Dearbhla Walsh was nominated for Outstanding Director in a mini-series
Outstanding Casting for a Mini-series, Movie or Special
Outstanding Art Direction
Outstanding Cinematography
Outstanding Costumes
Outstanding Hairstyling
Outstanding Music Composition - John Lunn, Composer

Although Matthew Macfadyen and Claire Foy were not specifically nominated, it wouldn't have been possible for Little Dorrit to receive so many nominations without their incredible efforts.

Thanks to all those who let me know, especially matthewfan4life

Video of Matthew preparing to run

The amazing JaneV was able to spot Matthew Macfadyen and his running partner, Alistair Petrie, about to start the 2009 Flora London Marathon on a recent televised show about a celebrity couple.

 

Tentative release date for Miss Marple 4 disk DVD set in the UK

According to Amazon UK, the 4 disk dvd set for Miss Marple with Julia McKenzie may be released in the UK on 7 September, 2009.  It still hasn't been released on ITV for television viewing, although some reports suggest it might be shown later this summer.

You can read a review of the DVD set HERE.

 

Preorder Enid DVD

According to Play.com, you can pre-order Enid (which may be the final name selected for the Enid Blyton drama).  It should be available on October 12, 2009.

Thanks to amelie for finding this!

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