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  • Click above to view ITV3’s video submission for the 2009 Media Guardian Channel of the Year Awards.

    There is a brief glimpse of Damian Lewis as Detective Charlie Crews on Life: Season One at approximately 12 seconds into the clip. A scene from Life begins at approximately 56 seconds.

    The awards will be presented at the Media Guardian International Television Festival in Edinburgh, August 28 – 30, 2009. Guardian readers and members of the public will have an opportunity to vote online in the 5 categories below:

    » Best Terrestrial Channel of the Year
    » Best Non-Terrestrial Channel of the Year
    » Best Terrestrial Programme of the Year
    » Best Non-Terrestrial Programme of the Year
    » The Network and Fast Track Programme Choice Award

    The documentation given with the above ITV3 video submission includes this statement:

    Successful UK premieres of acquisitions such as Life, starring Damian Lewis, and gritty crime drama, Flashpoint, have helped ITV3 reach 30.1 million people (58 percent of the population) so far in 2009.

  • This Guardian article from October 17, 2008 describes the extensive marketing campaign ITV3 launched last year for the UK premiere of Life. Below is a photo of an ITV3 billboard for the series; this picture was taken at East Croydon Station by jazzyjace007 on October 21, 2008. The full-size photo is available in the Warehouse.

  • Click here to visit the ITV3 page for Life. The network will broadcast Life: Season 2 later this year but the season premiere date has not yet been announced.

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  • Thanks to Bashfulbadger for the news that the UK’s ITV network is now running “coming soon to ITV3” promos for Life: Season Two starring Damian Lewis. So far, no date has been given for the season premiere.

  • An unconfirmed report in Film Guide says that actor Tom Cruise has asked Damian Lewis to co-star in his new film, a World War II movie based on The Man Who Never Was, a true story about the work of British Intelligence during the war.

  • Click here and here for reports of Brian Cox’s appearance at the Independent Film Festival of Boston screening of The Escapist with Damian Lewis.

  • The Sundance Channel’s schedule now shows five dates in May for US broadcasts of Keane starring Damian Lewis:

    » Sunday May 3 at 4:15PM
    » Thursday May 7 at 1PM
    » Tuesday May 12 at 1PM
    » Wednesday May 20 at 2:50PM
    » Saturday May 30 at 1PM

  • Damian Lewis is mentioned in this Evening Standard article about the theatrical arts program at Eton.

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  • Thanks to Linda in Michigan for scans of Damian Lewis’s recent “This Much I Know” interview for the Guardian Observer magazine.

  • Click here for an article about Life – Season 2 on M-Net in South Africa.

  • The Daily Mail has an article about Helen McCrory’s role as Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter films.

  • According to TV Guide, Lodge Kerrigan’s brilliant film Keane starring Damian Lewis will broadcast in the US next month on the Sundance channel:

    » Sun, May 3, 4:15 PM
    » Thu, May 7, 1:00 PM

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  • Thank you to Linda from the Major Dick Winters site for uploading scans of the “Deluxe Edition” of the new Easy Co. 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment – In Photographs publication autographed by Damian Lewis.

  • Click here to sign a petition asking NBC executives to renew Life starring Damian Lewis for a 3rd season.

  • Vote to keep Life on the air in Zap2it’s “TV Shows On The Bubble” poll.

  • Jeff Simon of the Buffalo News wrote thisarticle in favor of keeping Life on US television.

  • The BBC’s web site now lists the details of Damian Lewis’s upcoming guest host appearance on Have I Got News For You!. The show will air in the UK on Friday, May 1st at 21:00 on BBC One.

    An extended version of the program titled Have I Got A Bit More News For You will run on May 2nd at 22:30 on BBC Two and will feature additional footage not included in the original broadcast.

  • The Escapist with Damian Lewis will screen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Cinema Paradiso from May 13 through May 17, 2009.
  • The Escapist is now available on Region 2 DVD and Blu-ray in Denmark; click here and here for more information.

  • The Escapist is currently available as a “Video On Demand” feature in the UK and the US.

  • Thanks to GroovMonkey for sharing her Charlie Crews fanart with us.

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  • Click above to view a great Life music video from Shervin titled “It’s My Life”

  • Nominations have been announced for Britain’s 54th Ivor Novello Awards to “celebrate the outstanding writing achievements of songwriters, composers and their music publishers.” Congratulations to composer Benjamin Wallfisch on his nomination for “Best Original Film Score” for The Escapist. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday May 21, 2009 at Grosvenor House in London.

  • Click here to purchase tickets for screenings of The Baker starring Damian Lewis at the 42nd Worldfest International Independent Film Festival in Houston. The Baker will screen at 7:00 pm CT and 9:00 pm CT at the AMC Studio 30 Theaters on Dunvale on Saturday, April 25, 2009.

  • Episodes of Life – Season One are currently airing on Austria’s ORF network.