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The 8 Show

By | April 11, 2024

This looks Very Much The Sort Of Thing We Like, a new Format Of Death K-Drama starting on Netflix 17th May, apparently based on the web series Money Game. What’s on Netflix, via AsianWiki, has the plot down thus: “8 people in need of money are invited to appear on reality variety show Money Game.… Read More »

99 to Beat

By | April 3, 2024

I don’t know who’s giving the ITV commissioners a kick up the backside recently but TVZone reporting this evening they’ve just commissioned another interesting format, 99 to Beat. Not a massive fan of the title to be honest, prefer the Dutch title, De Alleskunner (the all-rounder) but there we are. In it, 100 players take… Read More »

23 Days

By | March 27, 2024

As Bother’s Bar, a dying site representing a dying genre in a dying medium meanders towards its twentieth birthday (April 19th, don’t get overexcited), an increasingly expensive signpost to its rather more dynamic Discord (deets in the sidebar), you might want to know some things that are happening in that Discord this weekend: In other… Read More »

It’s the new Ultra Quiz

By | March 18, 2024

Alright, look, can people stop announcing stuff about half an hour after I’ve just done a perfunctory “We’re not dead” post? Thanks. Amazon Prime have announced Beast Games. Mr Beast’s hosting, 1000 contestants, one top prize of $5m (“biggest single prize in TV history”, provided you don’t count The X Factor US, presumably). That’s basically… Read More »