Category Archives: Show Discussion

Tom Scott’s Game Garage

By | February 28, 2019

The first of three game show pilots by Nerdy Internet Celebrities Tom Scott and David Bodycombe where other Nerdy Internet Celebrities play a game and we find out if it’s any good or not and Nerdy Internet Commenters point out how brilliant it all is in the comments. I was fortunate enough to see these… Read More »

Show Discussion: Small Fortune

By | February 2, 2019

Saturdays, 7pm,ITV Saturday night’s king of smart-casual Dermot O’Leary challenges teams to games of skill in worlds of miniature. There’s some serious money on the line as well with up to £150,000 to be won. Will anyone have the dexterous digits required or will Dermot just end up giving the contestants the finger? It’s The… Read More »

Show Discussion: Celebrity Game Night

By | December 28, 2018

Saturday, 10pm,Channel 5 UK adaptation of US show Hollywood Game Night, presumably Borehamwood Game Night didn’t test as well. Liza Tarbuck hosts two teams of celebrities led by Danny Baker and Susan Calman across a range of different games and quizzes. Evidently they’ve dropped the “civilians hanging out with celebs and winning money” aspect of… Read More »

Show Discussion: Beat the Internet with John Robins

By | November 14, 2018

Thursdays, 8pm, Dave An interesting commission from Dave, a straight no-frills low budget gameshow where members of the public try and predict the sorts of things search autocomplete comes up. Episodes are half an hour and they’re doubling up right now. Comic John Robins hosts, Sunil Patel is the richardosman. I suspect this will have… Read More »

Show Discussion: The Heist

By | November 9, 2018

Sky One, Friday, 9pm Apparently this is all on Sky now, presumably as a box set. I will flesh this out later. Basic premise: ten people rob a van and try and keep the money for two weeks. If that sounds like Hunted, it’s probably because it’s by the same people as Hunted. Let us… Read More »