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Watching Telly: 5 Gold Rings S2

By | December 11, 2017

Well this almost didn’t happen. As you may have been aware, there was a lot of snow about on Sunday, and whilst I was quite fortunate in that trains to and from Cambridge weren’t affected too badly, loads of production staff (and Phillip Schofield!) were delayed by several hours (six, in the floor manager’s case).… Read More »

Show Discussion: Raven

By | December 3, 2017

Weekdays, 3:50pm, CBBC Medieval Mario Party Raven returns, although it’s not clear why it was ever axed in the first place, with a new slightly speedier tournament over three weeks rather than four and also, you cannot not notice, a new Raven in the form of River City‘s Aisha Toussant. Time will tell if she… Read More »

Show Discussion: Armchair Detectives

By | November 19, 2017

Weekdays, 2:15pm, BBC1 BBC1’s newest star of daytime Susan Calman presides as three armchair detectives attempt to solve a murder in a fictional Scottish village by watching an investigation play out in front of them. You can definitely see the appeal behind commissioning such a show – detective dramas are massively popular (Father Brown is… Read More »

Watching Telly: Weakest Link for CiN

By | November 17, 2017

Friday 17th, 10pm, BBC2 It didn’t seem worthwhile giving this a separate discussion post given it’s a “one-off” and likely to be slightly different in nature to a run of Saturday night shows it hopes will happen, so here is the report from the recording bumped up for tonight’s show. If you have any questions,… Read More »

Show Discussion: Tenable S2

By | October 29, 2017

Weekdays, 3pm, ITV Good stuff, our favourite surprise from last year returns for a new run which I believe is the first of three twenty-episode runs to be spread throughout the year. Tenable challenges teams of five to complete lists of top tens for big money prizes. In many ways nothing we haven’t seen before… Read More »