Category Archives: Show Discussion

Show Discussion: Don’t Scream

By | January 16, 2020

Thursday 16th Jan, from 8pmBBC3 (online) Yung Filly invites a team of three to try to earn £5,000 by doing tasks overnight in a shopping centre. Unfortunately, each time one of them screams £100 gets knocked off, and even more unfortunately the location has been rigged with a load of comedy scares. How much will… Read More »

Show Discussion: The Masked Singer

By | January 4, 2020

Saturday, 7pm,ITV International singing sensation lands on ITV. Somewhere, someone at ITV is kicking themselves for not going far enough previously. Celebrities make their way through an elimination singing competition all the while being dressed in spectacular and ridiculous costume. A panel of celebrity judges judge them whilst also trying to work out who they… Read More »

Show Discussion: First and Last

By | January 4, 2020

Saturday, 8:15pm,BBC1 Here’s a format that’s been knocking around for absolute donkeys years, originally piloted with Justin Lee Collins about a decade ago for Channel 4 (IIRC), an unsuccessful run in Italy, another pilot with Lee Mack and finally, FINALLY the BBC have decided the time is right for First and Last with Jason Manford… Read More »

Show Discussion: Quizmaster

By | December 29, 2019

Sunday, 6pm,ITV Jeremy Vine hosts as fifteen of the most successful TV quizzers in the country battle it out to see who is the quizziest of them all in a format which isn’t just 15-to-1 but does feature our contestants being whittled down to one winner across 90 minutes. Quizmaster, a 90-minute peak time special,… Read More »

Show Discussion: Boyard Land

By | December 21, 2019

Saturday, 8pm (GMT) / 9PM (CET)France 2 …and hopefully Youtube. It’s not every day you get an entertainment show that lasts thirty years. Even fewer that after thirty years get their own spin-off series (A Question of Sport: Super Saturday?). But here we are, and it looks like it’s got a budget to boot. Willy… Read More »

Show Discussion: The Switch

By | November 24, 2019

Weekdays, 3pm,ITV “It’s easy to get rich if you survive The Switch!” Thank goodness the words “rich” and “switch” rhyme, because “it’s easy to become moderately well off if you survive Whooping Cough” probably wouldn’t sell in quite the same way. Comic and actor Sanjeev Bhaskar hosts four contestants trying to win a large amount… Read More »