It’s no spoiler to say that Vastra, Jenny and Strax are back. They’re the modern, or rather 19th-century, equivalent of Unit (the show’s military/scientific corps first seen in 1968) in that they give the Doctor a temporary grounding. Vastra even spouts the Brigadier’s line from the 1974 Pertwee/Baker changeover: “Here we go again.” In fact there are several nods to the past: other 70s adventures and a small link to David Tennant’s first season.
Tig Notaro joined comedian Andy Daley and host Chris Hardwick for a parody of Talking Dead on Conan. The segment is “Talking Bread.” Things get a little dirty.
Brandi Carlile has a new children’s book about her niece called Caroline (yes, like the song). You can pre-order a copy (or an autographed copy) today.
Lea DeLaria is the first guest on a new food and music series called BK Beats & Eats. Lea takes cameras home to learn her family recipe for gravy while hitting on the host.
Charice was at San Diego Pride recently and talked about how much she hated living in the closet.
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), Buffy marathon (Pivot 8 a.m.), Doctor Who “A Good Man Goes to War” (BBC America 9 a.m.), To Rome With Love (Starz Cinema 10:45 a.m.), Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Catfish: The TV Show “Miranda & Cameryn” (MTV 2:21 p.m.), Election (TMC Xtra 2:30 p.m.), Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta “Dare to Be Different” (TLC 3:30 p.m.), *Friends “The One With the Two Parts, Pt. 1″ (TBS 4 p.m.), *Catfish: The TV Show “Bianca & Brogan” (MTV 6:48 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *MasterChef “Top 11 Compete” (Fox 8 p.m.), *Masters of Sex “Dirty Jobs” (Showtime 8 p.m., Showtime2 10 p.m.), V for Vendetta (BBC America 8 p.m., 11 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), The L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin (Showtime 9 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), Ray Donovan “S U C K” (Showtime2 9 p.m., Showtime 2:05 a.m.), *You Live in What? “Movie House; Dairy; Soda Plant” (GAC 9 p.m.), *Modern Family “The Wow Factor” (USA 9:30 p.m.), But I’m a Cheerleader (Flix 9:45 p.m.), *Joan Jett on 2014 Golden Gods Awards (Palladia 10:30 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)