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New Dracula TV Series

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New Dracula TV Series

Post by Divia » Wed August 28th, 2013, 8:40 pm

Just saw this today and I was like eh, but I when I saw the video I was like hmm, maybe. I need some Victorian eye candy!


http://www.nbc.com/dracula/?__source=Re ... ky=dracula
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Post by DanielAWillis » Wed August 28th, 2013, 10:56 pm

[QUOTE=Divia;112691]Just saw this today and I was like eh, but I when I saw the video I was like hmm, maybe. I need some Victorian eye candy!
QUOTE]

It looks to me like it is going to be steampunkish Victorian. I wasn't impressed with the actor playing Dracula when he was badly miscast for Henry VIII in the Tudors.

I'll reserve judgment til I see it, but am not getting my hopes up. Notably it was scheduled in the last hour of prime time on Friday night, usually a sign the network is doubtful about it.
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Post by Divia » Thu August 29th, 2013, 3:54 am

I don't mind steam punk. I want a historical drama sooooo badly
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Post by Madeleine » Thu August 29th, 2013, 11:27 am

Yeah it looks like falling nicely into the "guilty pleasure" slot!
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Post by DanielAWillis » Thu August 29th, 2013, 1:01 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Yeah it looks like falling nicely into the "guilty pleasure" slot![/quote]

Can't be too guilty, it's on network TV so everyone has to keep at least some clothes on. :D Being on Showtime was Tudor's one saving grace.
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Post by Divia » Thu August 29th, 2013, 2:16 pm

[quote=""DanielAWillis""]Can't be too guilty, it's on network TV so everyone has to keep at least some clothes on. :D Being on Showtime was Tudor's one saving grace.[/quote]

There was some heavy grinding n pushin in the trailer, so I'll take that.

In the end I am just glad there are shows on cause I am getting quite annoyed by the countless reality shows that just become more ridiculous as time goes on.
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Post by Madeleine » Thu August 29th, 2013, 3:18 pm

[quote=""Divia""]There was some heavy grinding n pushin in the trailer, so I'll take that.

In the end I am just glad there are shows on cause I am getting quite annoyed by the countless reality shows that just become more ridiculous as time goes on.[/quote]

Me too :mad:
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Post by DanielAWillis » Thu August 29th, 2013, 6:18 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Me too :mad: [/quote]

Me three.

But I was quite happy to see from the new fall schedule they are on the definite decline, at least on network television. The only I remember seeing are either contest shows like American Idol or game shows, both of whoch I find tolerable unless the gameshow gets too stupid (e.g. Wipeout!).
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Post by LCW » Thu August 29th, 2013, 9:39 pm

I will definitely be watching this come fall.

Right now I'm watching The White Queen. I was so excited about the show since Spartacus is no more. Then I found out it's based on Phillipa Gregory novels! Oh well, at least I get my period piece fix every week.
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Post by Divia » Fri August 30th, 2013, 5:01 pm

[quote=""LCW""]I will definitely be watching this come fall.

Right now I'm watching The White Queen. I was so excited about the show since Spartacus is no more. Then I found out it's based on Phillipa Gregory novels! Oh well, at least I get my period piece fix every week.[/quote]

Ah! I loved that show. I never saw the last season. Thats with Lucy Lawless right?

There is always downton Abbey for a period fix. I am also into Hell on Wheels but that can get a little icky sometimes. Sometimes I wish I was in England cause they seem to have more than we do.
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