Doctor Who’s New Companion

The BBC announced this week that Pearl Mackie has been named as the new Doctor Who companion alongside Peter Capaldi's Time Lord.

Mackie, 28, replaces Jenna Coleman, whose character Clara Oswald left the show in 2015.

Filming for the next series of the long-running science fiction show will start this year but air in 2017.

Sherlock Season 4 starts filming

Deadline reports that Filming has begun in the UK on the much anticipated Season 4 of the BBC One/Masterpiece drama Sherlock. Three new episodes are afoot promising “laughter, tears, shocks, surprises and extraordinary cases,” the networks said today. Benedict Cumberbatch returns as the high-functioning sociopath alongside Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson and Amanda Abbington as his wife Mary. The latter two will be preparing for the arrival of their first child.

Cumberbatch said he’s “genuinely thrilled to be back filming Sherlock with all the cast and crew. I can’t wait for everyone to see season four.