Category Archives: Show Discussion

Deal or No Deal Island: It’s Basically Watching People Play The Deal Or No Deal Board Game… On An Island.

By | February 28, 2024

On Monday on NBC/Peacock the first episode of Deal or No Deal Island dropped, the show that asks the question “what if Deal Or No Deal, but you made people wade through mud for fifteen minutes first?” Well we finally have an answer and that answer is: duller than you’d hope. 12 people (including Boston… Read More »

Show Discussion: Gladiators

By | January 12, 2024

Saturday, 5:50pm,BBC1 Goodness me, this has put us through the ringer a bit. We really really want this to be good, but surely health and safety in 2023/4 will make this a completely pointless reboot. Fear not! At least two injuries happen. The Sheffield arena isn’t as big as the Birmingham one. But look at… Read More »

The Trust: A Game of Greed

By | January 9, 2024

This period’s Netflix Not The Traitors reality show, The Trust: A Game of Greed, begins tomorrow (Jan 10th), dropping four eps initially and a further four eps across the following fortnight. In it, Brooke Baldwin who was a CNN journalist invites 11 players to a villa where they will split $250,000 equally amongst themselves, which… Read More »

Show Discussion: Jeopardy UK

By | December 29, 2023

Monday 1st Jan 5:45pm, weekdays 4pm afterITV1 For years and years and years nerds up and down the country have gone “we want a UK version of Jeopardy!” something that’s been done three times in the past now already and I for one am glad it’s finally happening so people might shut up about it.… Read More »

Squid Game: The Challenge

By | November 21, 2023

Netflix from 22nd November and across three weeks Coming just two years after the drama that inspired it, people went “hey that looks like fun, can we play it without the whole dieing thing?” then a year later Mr Beast obliged condensing the whole thing into 30 minutes, and now another year later Studio Lambert… Read More »