Tag Archives: TV

The Fall returns

We’re delighted to see that BBC drama The Fall returns to the airwaves on BBC2 at 9pm tonight. The central character of the show is Stella Gibson; a part written for and played by Gillian Anderson (still best known for playing Scully in The X-Files). Stella is a superintendent in the Metropolitan Police, out as bisexual, though her sexual orientation […]

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BiMediaWatch: Sense8, Person Of Interest, OITNB & more

Sense8 is a science fiction series made for Netflix by the Wachowski siblings (who brought us The Matrix) along with BAFTA-nominated screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski (who created Babylon 5 and wrote The Amazing Spider-Man comic book series), which won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series this year. The series focuses on a group of eight characters from different […]

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Complaints Prompt Ofcom Action on Biggins

Broadcasting regulator OFCOM have announced they are investigating Christopher Biggins’ biphobic comments on Celebrity Big Brother following viewer complaints. Some 20 complaints were recorded by the regulator about his comments made nearly two months ago. Biggins had declared that bisexuals ought to “pick a team” and “the worst type” of people; explaining bisexuality as, “what it is, is people not […]

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BBC Three talks Bi

BBC Three has a short video exposing some of the nonsense that gets said to us as bisexual people. With a little bit of rebuttal along the way. It’s over on facebook here.

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BBC unveils its Versailles

After lots of teasing publicity, tonight BBC2 starts showing Versailles, a French-produced drama telling stories of the court of King Louis XIV. We will meet “historical and fictional characters – flamboyant nobles, beautiful courtesans and humble servants – guide us through this intoxicating world of secrets, betrayals, love and war.” Beyond which we’re promised cross-dressing and people having “gay sex”, […]

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BiMediaWatch: Teentastic TV

Success!  Last issue’s BiMediaWatch column’s grumbled about how BCN cover star Alex Kingston’s Doctor Who character River Song was bisexual according to the show’s writer’s twitter account yet this was never canon within the show itself. On the Christmas Day special we were treated to a proud aside in her reflections on her life about “my second wife”.  A properly […]

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Supernatural adds to CW’s bi lineup

Over in the USA the latest episode of Supernatural outs God as bisexual. After revealing his real identity, he expounds what he’s been up to recently while the world has been going to hell in a handcart slightly more than usual. It’s the fine tradition of a god having a go at living as a human. “I traveled a lot. […]

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