Fridays, 8:30pm, BBC1 Now here’s an interesting one. Ostenably it’s Taskmaster mixed with a bit of Gogglebox, from the mind of Alex Horne of Taskmaster. Five families each have a button installed in their house with a screen on it. At any time the button might go off. They push the button and are set a task,… Read More »
Weekdays, 5:30pm, Channel 4 Inventors attempt to sell ideas to an audience armed with buttons and lights, and if at least one person reckons they’d buy the product it’s thrown open to a panel of buyers who may or may not make an order. Perhaps they should have called it Sell Me Out. Given how… Read More »
Fridays Sundays, 8pm, Channel 4 No point giving Series 1 Block 3 a new post, so I’m bumping this one up instead. (The post for the Celeb editions and the several hundred comments they generated can be found here). And so we come to the year’s main event, the civilian run of The Crystal Maze. Merely… Read More »
Fridays, 8pm, Channel 4 Workers of the world unite! Alan Carr gives people the chance to win an entire year off work and a year’s salary (£8,000! Nice!) provided they’re willing to resign there and then. It’s never been done before, provided you conveniently forget 2000 to 1. That’s the premise, but we’ve no idea… Read More »
Sunday, 8pm, BBC1 Well you can’t accuse the BBC of not giving it a chance – it’s got a plum slot on Easter Sunday immediately after rural behemoth Countryfile, but stories of development problems have been abound – four shows shot, two shows actually going out. This is the BBC’s reward to Mel and Sue… Read More »
Sunday, 6:30pm, Sky One Steve-O and Maya Jama are in charge as various X-treme sports sorts (“inline skaters, BMX-ers and Skateboarders”) go head to head with edge-of-your-seat action promised. It’s Junior Kickstart with neon, by the sounds of it.