An Absolutely Fabulous Movie Might Be On the Way, Darling

2015 is already reigning her blessings down, dahhhling, because there might be an Absolutely Fabulous movie on the way. *downs a hard drink at 9:30 AM like Edina and Patsy would* » 1/05/15 12:50pm 1/05/15 12:50pm

Jennifer Saunders Says That She'll Write an Absolutely Fabulous Movie

Absolutely Fabulous is returning. Again. Maybe? No, it will return, by golly, even if creator Jennifer Saunders has torture herself to write some new material. There's a twist, though — AbFab will be reincarnated as a movie. » 12/15/13 5:00pm 12/15/13 5:00pm

Meet The Real-Life Edina Monsoon From Absolutely Fabulous

There is a real-life Edina Monsoon, you guys, and her name is Lynne Franks. Franks was a notorious player in London's fashion P.R. industry in the '80s and '90s, and was friends with Jennifer Saunders, who based the character of Eddie on her. Franks seems to own the whole Absolutely Fabulous thing — she titled her… » 12/21/11 1:30pm 12/21/11 1:30pm

See The First Clip From The New Absolutely Fabulous, Sweetie

Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders, Jane Horrocks, and Julia Sawalha are back! Absolutely Fabulous filmed new episodes for a BBC holiday special, to mark the show's 20th anniversary. While it's a little too soon to break out the Bolli-Stoli based on this teaser alone, darling, it sure does look promising! The new… » 11/28/11 3:40pm 11/28/11 3:40pm

Absolutely Fabulous Is Absolutely Coming Back To TV

Sweetie, darling, sweetie, darling, is that a bee? No, darling, it's Patsy and Eddie taping new episodes of Absolutely Fabulous, sweetie. Get me the champers, Saffy. No, darling, the other champ—thank you, sweetie. These brand new episodes, sweetie, are gonna be broadcast on BBC later this year to mark AbFab's 20th… » 8/29/11 4:55pm 8/29/11 4:55pm

Absolutely Fabulous Is Returning, Sweetie Darling!

Exciting news! Chain-smoking, Champagne-guzzling self-centered and vulgar fashionistas Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone are being resurrected. This summer, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders will shoot three new episodes of AbFab, and the show should return to BBC1 in the fall. It's been almost 20 years since the show… » 4/21/11 3:33pm 4/21/11 3:33pm

Does This Fabulous Jacket Look Familar?

Racked has discovered that this early '90s Moschino puzzle-piece bomber jacket—a favorite of Edina's on Absolutely Fabulous—is currently for sale on eBay. (Stoli and fags not included.) [Racked] » 1/19/10 3:20pm 1/19/10 3:20pm

Gisele Bundchen Tops High-Earning Models List, Again

First Look: Will The New Absolutely Fabulous Be Absolutely Awful?

We can't say how this happened, but we've seen script pages from the pilot episode of the new Absolutely Fabulous, starring Kristen Johnston and Kathryn Hahn. » 3/12/09 4:00pm 3/12/09 4:00pm

Amy Winehouse To Parents: Take My Cash, Please

Michael Phelps: Swims Like A Fish, Smokes Like A Phishhead

Wheels On Fire

Names, sweetie, names: 3rd Rock From the Sun's Kristen Johnston is in talks to play Edina in Fox's remake of Absolutely Fabulous. Is this a casting choice we can get behind? [Variety] » 1/27/09 5:30pm 1/27/09 5:30pm

Get Ready For 2 Years Of Lindsay Lohan "Snow White" Jokes, America

Wheels On Fire

Sigh. Not sure whether this is good news or bad news: Fox is working on a remake » 10/07/08 9:45am 10/07/08 9:45am of , set in L.A. Yay for more boozy, over-40 best friends; boo to the idea that you could ever replace the original Patsy and Edina. But! Jennifer Saunders is involved with the project, so our fingers are crossed. Could be awesome. []

Fashion Show

It's a known fact that Christian Lacroix is so joyfully theatrical and fantastical, his references so wide-ranging, his designs so loopily impractical, that he's almost impossible to parody. In this show, he appeared to refrerence everything from 80's Dior to Pucci to Goya and back. It's fashion as art, yes indeedy,… » 7/01/08 4:20pm 7/01/08 4:20pm

How Women's Television Is Just Like Sex And The City

Slate's TV columnist Troy Patterson parses the programming on the three women's television networks today, and, reading Patterson's descriptions of each lady network, I had to wonder: could the networks be categorized using the ultimate post-modern archetypes, Sex and the City characters? It is the Most Important Show… » 12/13/07 2:00pm 12/13/07 2:00pm