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Show Discussion: Armchair Detectives

By | November 19, 2017

Weekdays, 2:15pm, BBC1 BBC1’s newest star of daytime Susan Calman presides as three armchair detectives attempt to solve a murder in a fictional Scottish village by watching an investigation play out in front of them. You can definitely see the appeal behind commissioning such a show – detective dramas are massively popular (Father Brown is… Read More »

Watching Telly: Weakest Link for CiN

By | November 17, 2017

Friday 17th, 10pm, BBC2 It didn’t seem worthwhile giving this a separate discussion post given it’s a “one-off” and likely to be slightly different in nature to a run of Saturday night shows it hopes will happen, so here is the report from the recording bumped up for tonight’s show. If you have any questions,… Read More »

A Bother’s Bar campaign

By | November 15, 2017

Years ago we did a half-arsed campaign to bring back The Krypton Factor. Success (years after we forgotten we did it). It’s now time to get incredible Korean reality game The Genius Game on Netflix, and you might be able to make it happen by suggesting it. Only the form will do. If you want to… Read More »

Pick of the Christmas Pops

By | November 14, 2017

It’s the middle of November and all the big gameshow host CDs are out now (apart from Alexander Armstrong’s one which is out on the 24th). So what better time to see how they’re all doing than with that barometer of buyer’s taste – the Amazon charts! Bradley Walsh – When You’re Smiling #11 in… Read More »