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The Casual Vacancy” takes a hit in Viewers

Sadly, it does not appear that the BBC One adaptation of  The Casual Vacancy flies as well as Harry on a broomstick. The show seems to have lost about 2 million views between it’s premiere and it’s second installment last Sunday. The Independent, among many other news sources, also reports that it’s rival, Julie Walter’ more!

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BBC One is cock-a-hoop that its TV adaptation of JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy scored an average of 6.6 million viewers and swept aside Channel 4's Indian Summers (2.5 million) and ITV's Mr Selfridge (3.2 million) (CLICK). I wonder how many viewers will stay the course of JK's tedious hokum The Casual Vacancy, a mess of boring characters. Show More Summary

Reviews of “The Casual Vacancy” on BBC 1

J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy made its TV debut this weekend. Many newspapers’ entertainment critics are releasing reviews and reactions of the show. Snippets from major papers can be seen below. Here at Leaky, in America, we are unable to view the show until April–at that time we will release our own review. If you more!

SciFi Weekend: 12 Monkeys; Arrow; The Atom; Spider-Man Joins MCU; X-Men; The Black Widow Project; A Female Thor; Orphan Black; Constantine; How Not To Get Away With Murder; The Americans; The Casual Vacancy; The IT Crowd In Space

I had fears that 12 Monkeys could settle on a simple formula of searching for the Night Room and the Army of the 12 Monkeys in our present, and a battle for the facility in the future. I no longer have such concerns about the direction of the show after this week’s episode, The Night [...]Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling Is Edited By The BBC: Ending Was Too ‘Grim’

J.K. Rowling, the immensely successful writer of Harry Potter who could seemingly do no wrong, has had a story of hers significantly edited by the BBC. In adapting The Casual Vacancy – Rowling’s first foray into adult fiction after Harry Potter – for the television screen, screenwriter Sarah Phelps changed the ending. Show More Summary

Brit Telly: First Look at The Casual Vacancy Miniseries – JK Rowling’s First Post Potter Tale Comes to Telly

The BBC have released the first look at JK Rowling’s first post-Harry Potter novel – The Casual Vacancy. It will be airing in the UK in three parts this February and soon in the USA on HBO. Looks quite good! What’s it about? The Casual...Show More Summary

Newswire: HBO announces debut date for J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy

HBO has announced the air dates for its miniseries adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s novel The Casual Vacancy, with the British slice-of-life drama set to premiere in a two-night block in late April. The first two hours of the miniseries,...Show More Summary

JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy Coming to HBO

Mini-series will debut April 29 Trending JK Rowling The Casual Vacancy HBO harry potter

J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ Miniseries Gets April Bow On HBO

The HBO Miniseries/BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowling's bestseller The Casual Vacancy is getting a two-night U.S. premiere in the spring. The premium channel has set the three-hour mini for 8 PM April 29 and 30. Rowling wrote The Casual Vacancy as her follow-up to the Harry Potter series. Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' Comes to HBO in April

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

HBO's adaptation of J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' will debut with a two-hour premiere on April 29th, and concluded on April 30th. [...]

HBO to Air J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ in April

Today, HBO announced that the highly-anticipated The Casual Vacancy will air over two back-to-back nights in April. The miniseries, which is co-produced… Read More

HBO sets premiere dates for J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy'

J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy is coming to HBO — eventually. While the miniseries, which the network produced in partnership with BBC, will air in the UK on Feb. 15, fans of the Harry Potter author's much more adult book will have to wait a little longer — until April, to be exact See also: 16 Crucial Things J.K. Show More Summary

HBO Confirms April 29 and 30 Debut for J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy

The three-part adaptation to air over the two nights The post HBO Confirms April 29 and 30 Debut for J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy appeared first on

HBO Confirms April 29 & 30 Premiere for Miniseries 'The Casual Vacancy'

HBO has confirmed the debut dates for the HBO Miniseries/BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s global bestseller THE CASUAL VACANCY

Trailer Unleashed For A Casual Vacancy Adaptation

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

BBC One has unleashed the first trailer for A Casual Vacancy. The video embedded above offers glimpses of the forthcoming drama miniseries. The premiere episode of this adaptation project, based on J.K. Rowling’s 2012 adult novel, will air in the United Kingdom on February 15th; no United States release date has been announced as-of-yet. Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling's Casual Vacancy Trailer Is Emotional And Angsty

For everyone thinking that Downton Abbey would be the only place to find densely packed British ensemble casts on TV this year, you?re in luck. The BBC One has unveiled the first trailer for the drama The Casual Vacancy, based on the first adult novel from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Click To Continue Reading

The BBC’s Casual Vacancy Adaptation Looks Like Very Entertaining Suburban Drama

In 2012, J.K. Rowling released The Casual Vacancy, her first novel to take place outside the wizarding world of Harry Potter. The book’s sales were very good; its reviews were not. Still, Rowling’s name is strong enough to weather aShow More Summary

Watch J.K Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' trailer: Death rocks a small town

"The Casual Vacancy," J.K. Rowling's first post-Harry Potter novel, is being adapted by BBC One as a miniseries and now the first official trailer has been released. It stars Rory Kinnear, Emily Bevan and Dumbledore himself, Michael Gambon. Show More Summary

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