Category Archives: Show Discussion

Show Discussion: The Family Brain Games

By | June 16, 2019

Monday to Thursday, 8pm, for two weeks,(Except for viewers in Wales in which case eps 1-4 are Tuesday-Friday 6:30pm),BBC2 Join Dara O’Briain and eight families across the two weeks as they battle it out to be called Britain’s Brightest Family win The Family Brain Games. Still don’t think the title shouts mass appeal. However it’s… Read More »

Show Discussion: The Hit List

By | May 24, 2019

Saturday, 7:30pm,BBC1 Save for the short revival of Mike Read’s Pop Quiz on BBC4 the other Christmas, we’re really struggling to come up the last time there was a proper music quiz on the telly. There’s Beat Shazam which has been quietly getting on with it in the US of course (which is on its… Read More »

Show Discussion: Flinch

By | May 3, 2019

It’s on Netflix right now! Seann Walsh, Lloyd Griffith and Desiree Birch challenge ten contestants to stay still under threat of painful punishment as things come whizzing close to their face. Whilst on a farm. It’s Silent Library meets Saw by the looks of things. They’ve certainly gone big on the lo-fi theming of the… Read More »

Show Discussion: In For A Penny

By | April 13, 2019

Saturday, 7:30,ITV So many question marks with this one. On the one hand it’s a vox-pop show, and these never ever ever ever (ever) do any kind of business. On the other hand, it’s based on an apparently popular segment on Saturday Night Takeaway, so it has brand recognition. On the one hand it has… Read More »