Anyway, in Los Angles, on KOCE at 10:30 PM tonight (Sunday) following Masterpiece Mystery, the station is premiering a new British sitcom called Vicious, about an elderly gay couple who have lived together in a London flat for almost half a century. This might not seem like enough on its own to earn a Media Alert, but then you note the cast.
It stars Ian McKellan and Derek Jacobi.
Yes, you read that correctly. Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are starring in a new sitcom.
I have no idea how the show is. But I don't think it's hyperbole to say that this might be the greatest cast for a sitcom in history.
Here's a brief montage from the show