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  1. ABC's 'Selfie' and 'Manhattan Love Story': TV ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... capture characters and be funny across a number of them. Here she's got Karen Gillan ( Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Who ) as self-obsessed Eliza who is in desperate need of a digital detox. Eliza's vapid at least she is in the pilot, but perhaps ...


  2. Gunn shifts from 'Breaking Bad' to 'Gracepoint'Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Redwood Times

    ... series, Epstein said. That's not a problem in "Gracepoint," debuting at 9 p.m. EDT Thursday, in which the former "Doctor Who" star employs an American accent. His character, renamed Emmett Carver, is no less prickly than the original, and Gunn's ...


  3. "Selfie," "Manhattan Love Story" Premiere Tuesday Night on ABCRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    ... rebooted films. Eliza is played by Scottish actress Karen Gillan, best known in the U.S. for playing Amy Pond on Doctor Who and Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy . Gillan started out doing sketch comedy in the U.K., but in the U.S., she's better ...


  4. 'Selfie' premiere: Did you like this social media spin on a 'Pygmalion' makeover?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... divided critics who previewed the ABC-TV show, which premiered Tuesday (Sept 30). "Selfie" stars Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who") as Eliza Dooley, a young woman obsessed with social media; and John Cho ("Star Trek") as Henry Higenbottam, the mentor who ...


  5. 'Selfie': 5 Things to Know About ABC's Social Media-Centric SitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... biggest role thus far is Nebula, Thanos' adopted daugh ter in Guardians of the Galaxy . She also appeared on Doctor Who . Meanwhile, Cho was in one of last summer's biggest hits, Star Trek Into Darkness , and has had a recurring role on Fox's Sleepy ...


  6. 'Doctor Who': Where are they now?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    Actors from the long-running TV series "Doctor Who" have had varying careers since leaving the popular sci-fi show. One of the most recent to find fame post-"Who" is Karen Gillan, once Amy Pond, companion to the 11th Doctor.


  7. a Selfiea star Karen Gillan: Pros and cons of casting a beloved niche actress in your mainstream showRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    If you didn't know that "Selfie" star Karen Gillan used to play Amy Pond on the BBC phenomenon "Doctor Who," you will quickly learn your lesson if you search on Twitter for anything related to the new ABC comedy that premieres Tuesday night. In that case, you may notice that some people have a little trouble separating the two: oh my god Karen Gillan and David Tennant have their own shows in America #doctorwho - dr.phil September 30, 2014 And there lies the tough line to walk when you cast an actress beloved by a niche fan base into a mainstream show.


  8. Fall TV season streams on, with strong additions on Netflix, AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... is available for streaming on iTunes and Amazon ). The same actor - David Tennant, who spent eight years as "Doctor Who" - plays a tormented homicide cop investigating the death of a boy in a tightly knit seaside town, relocated to California for ...


  9. TV Tonight: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, Sons of AnarchyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Selfie Series Debut: Ex- Doctor Who companion Karen Gillan is a little too good as a social-media-obsessed airhead who suddenly realizes that her thousands of "friends" aren't real friends; viewers will probably be tuning out after five minutes of her overly affected hashtag-speak. Too bad, because this roundabout My Fair Lady/Pygmalion riff turns sweet, funny and-sorry-educational once co-star John Cho begins schooling her Eliza Doolie on how to interact with Real People in Real Life.


  10. Tune in Tonight: New sitcoms range from the obvious to the odiusRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who") stars as Eliza Dooley in "Selfie" (8 p.m., ABC, TV-14), an adaptation of "Pygmalion"/''My Fair Lady"/''Pretty Woman" for the age of Facebook. Gillan has fun playing the strenuously shallow and utterly narcissistic Eliza, a ...


  11. 'Selfie' premiere review: Karen Gillan's new series has a lot of growing to doRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... of cuteness to enjoy. It especially helps if you're a fan of Gillan's previous work, most notably as Amy Pond on "Doctor Who," because she works hard to make Eliza as charming as possible. The problem is that beyond the surface premise, there's ...


  12. 'Billy Elliot' Musical Becomes First Cinema Event to Top U.K. Box OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the former miner's institute where some of the musical is set, the screening took in $3.1 million. It beat the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special in 2013, which took $2.9 million. The second box office spot went to another new entry, the Denzel ...


  13. Doctor Who: Who is Missy? The best of your theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Radio Times

    Six episodes into this series of Doctor Who, we're still flummoxed as to the identity of Michelle Gomez's character, who has appeared at the end of several episodes being all cryptic. Missy lives in a place called Heaven, might be called "The Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere", has tea parties with the dead and calls the Doctor her boyfriend but is she friend or foe? We've had our go at working out exactly who she is, and frankly we're drawing a blank so here are the best of your theories.


  14. Channel Surfer: Tuesday's TVRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... in real life (with a delightful Scottish accent that is sorely missed here) and earned oodles of good will with "Doctor Who." I'm glad to see that John Cho is cast opposite her, because Asian-American men don't usually get to play the romantic lead. ...


  15. ABC sitcom 'Selfie' is more sad than funnyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... at 7 p.m. on ch 8.1 KTUL in Tulsa. It stars Karen Gillan who is most famous for playing Amy Pond on BBC series "Doctor Who". It also stars John Cho who is famous for playing Harold in the Harold and Kumar series of movies. The sitcom "Selfie" is ...


  16. 'Selfie's' Karen Gillan has a history of funny, from 'Doctor Who' to 'NTSF:SD:SUV::'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... but Gillan just looks so young. She's like a precious little baby. Her big break came in 2008 when she joined "Doctor Who" as Amy Pond, the Doctor's new companion. You couldn't help but love Amy as she traveled through space and time with the Doctor ...


  17. New Season Reviews: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, PBS's Makers On Women in ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

    ... Instagram era, but coming off more like My Fair Lucy - because this Eliza Doolittle, here called Eliza Dooley ( Doctor Who 's Karen Gillan ), is silly and vapid beyond belief or tolerance. An iGadget junkie who speaks in hashtags, this Twitter- and ...


  18. 'Selfie,' 'Manhattan Love Story' reviews: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... - but with bags of vomit! "Selfie," which premieres at 8 p.m., stars the otherwise likeable Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who") as Eliza Dooley, a former loser who has transformed herself into an insipid social media queen but discovers, after an explosive ...


  19. ABC launches new comedies 'Selfie' and 'Manhattan Love Story': Will they survive?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... comedies will reach viewers for the first time. Up first is Selfie , which stars John Cho of Star Trek fame and Doctor Who 's Karen Gillan. The series finds Cho as Henry, who is enlisted by Eliza to help her reconnect with the rest of humanity ...


  20. "Gracepoint" on Fox, "Broadchurch" only differentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... "Gracepoint," premiering Thursday, a remake of the Brit hit "Broadchurch," with the same actor, David Tennant ("Doctor Who") reprising his role, but with an American accent? For those of us who thoroughly enjoyed "Broadchurch," an Agatha ...