This has taken me by surprise, although I knew they were coming out around this sort of time. Anyway, Tom and David are back to try out three new formats, the first one is Personal Best. I wasn’t at the testing this time round so these are basically a mystery to me (although I’ve heard… Read More »
Netflix Better late than never, today I’ve re-subbed to Netflix after a few months of there not seeming much point because I was at work all the time. Anyway I’m hoping to watch this at the weekend – you may well have watched this and have an opinion on it already. Six contestants try and… Read More »
Fridays, 8pm,Channel 4 I can’t be bothered keeping track of what “series” it is, it’s the third recording block anyway and we’re getting six episodes now and seven later on. Anyway we’re getting 30 new games, a new Eastern zone (if Richard uses the phrase “culturally sensitive”, take a drink) and a new MEGACRYSTAL worth… Read More »
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 »
Of interest, Dick ‘n’ Dom’s new podcast Cash From Chaos, where they play games against members of the audience who are trying to win their money, has just landed. We’ll give it a listen in due course.
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 »