Saturday, 8:35pm,BBC One We may never officially know which came first – Endemol buying the The Wall format or hiring hardman cockney actor Danny Dyer to be a gameshow host, and let’s be clear – it’s stunt casting that’s either going to look ingenious or fall very flat, and that’s just Angela Rippon reading the… Read More »
Weekdays, 2:15pm,BBC1 Well we’ve had quiz business politicking with The Boss, now Rob Beckett is hoping his new quiz will be employed a little bit longer. Contestants must try and win a rolling jackpot at the end of the show by getting nine questions correct. To help them, they can build a team from a… Read More »
Thursdays, 8pm,BBC3 (on iPlayer) It’s been a long time coming but US cultural phenomenon Rupaul’s Drag Race begins in earnest on BBC3. Michelle Visage, Graham Norton, Alan Carr and a bevy of guest judges will help determine which of the drag queens has the charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent to rule them all, and it… Read More »
Weekdays, 8pm,ITV2 Store manager Rylan Clark-Neal invites pairs to his supermarket to go wild in the aisles with the heavily trailed 2019 gritty reboot of Supermarket Sweep. If our shoppers are very very good they could be walking out with £3,000. Really like Rylan, really like Supermarket Sweep but there are question marks. 8pm feels… Read More »
Sundays, 9pm,Channel 4 We actually had not watched The Island with Bear Grylls, the extreme survival reality show, but they’ve changed it up a bit this time round with a twist that might make it more appealing to our tastes so I thought I’d give it a show discussion post just in case. 12 contestants… Read More »
Wednesdays, 9pm,Dave and UKTV Play It’s time to go again! The comics (from left to right in this picture): Katy Wix David Baddiel Jo Brand Rose Matafeo Ed Gamble Who will win and will the tasks be up to standard?