Its with great sadness we have to inform everyone that not only has Carbide retired, but so has RobotWars. It’s been an amazing 3 years and we look forward to competing over sea’s. Hopefully in our short 15 minutes of fame we have inspired a new generation of builders 💔 — Team Carbide (@TeamCarbide) 16… Read More »
You can’t have failed to notice that Jim Bowen, star of hit darts quiz Bullseye, has died. He was 80. We don’t normally do tributes to the dead at Bother’s Bar – other people do them better. However, seeing as everyone else is going to do Bullseye, here’s a poor quality video of Jim pissing… Read More »
It is POP FACT that Agatha Christie invented the modern reality elimination competition when she wrote And Then There Were None way back in the dim and distant past (in fact it’s practically The Mole, do read/watch/see performed if you haven’t already). However recently I’ve been finding I’ve been watching lots of streams of a… Read More »
ITV don’t seem to have a press release yet but Variety has, Who Wants to be a Millionaire? returns in the Spring for a week-long run hosted by Jeremy Clarkson. “New twists and turns” are promised, which may be worrying or the shot in the arm the show needed. It will be filming in Manchester.
There might still be another filmed run of twenty to show, but hit ITV quiz Tenable is looking for contestants for subsequent runs. Pity the poor question writers, I expect some proper barrel scraping unless they find a way to increase the pool.
As there’s not much on at the moment, here’s something I ended up watching a bunch of episodes of yesterday, for no discernable reason, US Supermarket Sweep.