Barrel scraping for Valentines

By | February 14, 2018

No, not the name of my new hit format, something relevant to post for the day. And this year it’s the opening sequence to Love Me, Love Me Not, an adaptation of a US show with Nino Feretto and Debbie Greenwood.

Wheel of Fortune US UK

By | February 11, 2018

Tired of Pointless and The Chase? CBS Drama appear to be showing US Wheel of Fortune (from a few years ago – series 32) weekdaily in a double bill from 5pm, repeated the following afternoon at 1pm. I wonder if it’s only a matter of time before Jeopardy?

In other news, Jeremy Clarkson hosting a rebooted Millionaire rumours that were swirling around a little while ago have suddenly started reappearing again. Don’t know if it’s true. Would probably watch, until it was clear nobody was going to win more than £8k on it.

Show Discussion: Tenable S2+

By | February 11, 2018

Weekdays, 3pm,
ITV

Note: There didn’t seem much point in giving this an all-new discussion post for series three as series 2-4 were recorded as one 60 episode block split into three series of twenty, so it’s unlikely there will be many surprises. However for those who want it I’ve floated the most recent post up to the top.

Good stuff, our favourite surprise from last year returns for a new run which I believe is the first of three twenty-episode runs to be spread throughout the year.

Tenable challenges teams of five to complete lists of top tens for big money prizes. In many ways nothing we haven’t seen before in terms of format (which magpie-like borrows bits from many daytime shows before it), but excels in the execution, in particular blockbuster film star Warwick Davies’ excellent genial hosting which keeps things flowing nicely.

Don’t know if they’ve made any format changes, and I guess we’ll soon see if the quality of entertaining lists of ten stands up over the next sixty recorded episodes. they may never be able to match the ingeniousness of “the ten chocolates that have ever appeared in a box of Celebrations” but hopefully they can come close.

We discussed series one here.

Knights and Warriors

By | February 9, 2018

The Winter Olympics starts today. To celebrate I was going to search for a video of Ice Warriors to put up, but I searched for Ice Warriors and Knights and Warriors came up instead which is frankly far more entertaining, so here we are.