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Television and radio programme reviews, trailers, highlights, twilights and cinema news. Also the neglected gems from years past.

Marilyn Monroe dead ringer for stone cold Scotland

Like comparing Marilyn Monroe to Kincardineshire

 

Subtitle screw up of the day:

Sky News subtitles were running over an item on dress size changes over the past 20 years. The item was a day late lift on a Daily Mail story. The claim is a …

Posted: 10th, November 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Al Molinaro: star of Happy Days and The Odd Couple has died

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Al Molinaro, the actor who played Al Delvecchio, owner of Arnold’s Drive-In on the hit TV show Happy Days has died. You might know him as Murray from The Odd Couple.

Spotter: The Hollywood Reporter

Posted: 1st, November 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gif Of The Day: Wonder Woman ‘The Bermuda Triangle Crisis’

Gif Of The Day: Wonder Woman ‘The Bermuda Triangle Crisis’ – 1977…

Posted: 28th, October 2015 | In: Gifs, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Back To The Future Day: Keith Lemon and ITV2 waterboard nostalgia

It’s Marty McFly / Back To The Future Day when we all get to wear self-tying shoelaces, ride on hoverboards and watch TV’s suicide note on ITV2:

 

Keith Lemon Marty Mcfly

 

And you still wonder if the BBC is worth the licence …

Posted: 21st, October 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nadiya Hussain: making a meal of the GBBO bitter chocolate mosque

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Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has been turned into a mould for all Britishers to pour their prejudices into.

Remona Aly, The Guardian: “Nadiya Hussain has won so much more than the Great British Bake Off”

Posted: 12th, October 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eamonn Holmes subjects Jeremy Corbyn to one of the worst interviews of all time (video)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was interviewed by Eamonn Holmes on Sky News Sunrise. It was painfully enjoyable viewing. It gets worse and worse and worse… From 7 mins 40, Holmes causes wincing…
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Posted: 2nd, October 2015 | In: News, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch The Simpsons intro in the style of a 1990s VHS video

Spotter: Flashbak

Posted: 26th, September 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bullseye! The 1980s Spellers Who Put A ‘SEQUIN’ On TV Darts

Sky One has returned gameshow darts to the TV schedules. One Hundred and Eighty features darts “legends” taking on contestants and challenges for prizes. Before this there was Bullseye, the show fronted by super-smashing-great Jim Bowen, a man for …

Posted: 16th, September 2015 | In: Key Posts, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


WATCH: Dennis Skinner MP loses it on BBC News – walks off with microphone

Labour MP Dennis Skinner loses it on BBC News, then casually wanders off with his mic on.

It is, says  “wonderful lunchtime viewing”.

 

Posted: 14th, September 2015 | In: News, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ofcom reports: 2% say too little sex on TV

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The figures do not lie. The OFCOM MEDIA TRACKER 2014 (16th May to 20th June and 1st to 31st August and 1st to 30th November 2014) says that 2% of viewers think there is too little sex on the …

Posted: 9th, September 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


China TV news lolz: mistakes Fleshlight sex toy for rare edible mushroom

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News from 2012 with Jeremy Ko:

I translated the video myself and added it in using FCP. It is as accurate as I can understand from it. Besides the obscure name of the villages, it is mostly accurate.

Posted: 5th, September 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who was the best Hannibal Lecter: watch Cox, Hopkins and Mikkelsen go head to head

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Matthew Morettini let’s us compare and contrast three screen manifestations of Hannibal Lecter with this neat video

I always preferred the 1985 Manhunter, with Brian Cox as the terrifying Lecter. Anthony Hopkins reworked the character in Red Dragon

Posted: 4th, September 2015 | In: Books, Film, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch: murderer told on TV that victim’s body has been found

 Stephen McDaniel

 

In 2011 Lauren Giddings had been reported missing. The TV news crew interviewed her classmate and neighbour, Stephen McDaniel.

He was keen to talk.

Look out for the part when he’s told the body has been found:

 

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Posted: 4th, September 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Merry Christmas: it’s Deadline Day EVE On Sky Sports

It’s the final day of the transfer season. And on Sky Sports they’re calling it Deadline Day Eve.

Posted: 1st, September 2015 | In: Sports, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jimmy Kimmel no longer only man alive not to have seen Miley Cyrus’ breasts

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In readiness to shock to deadline on the corporate VMA awards, host Miley Cyrus appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live with most of her breasts exposed.

Kimmel was thought by many to be one of the three remaining human being

Posted: 27th, August 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


TV Blooper: West Ham says QPR’s Charlie Austin has ‘no ligaments in his right dick’

Why aren’t West Ham United bidding for QPR’s Charlie Austin?

 

More here.

 

Posted: 20th, August 2015 | In: Sports, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


EastEnders: June Brown is deaf and blind but you should see Dot Cotton

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The dystopian hell of BBC TV’s EastEnders isn’t all a middle-class liberal’s merlot-induced dream about the lower classes – it’s a fly-on-the-wall documentary. The Sun catches up with one of the show’s stars, rheumy-eyed Dot Branning, who tells readers …

Posted: 18th, August 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen to Okilly Dokilly: the Ned Flanders trubite band have a song out

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To Phoenix, Arizona, where Okilly Dokilly – the world’s first and only Ned Flanders tribute band – are talking to James McCann. They play ‘Nedal’ music. It being what The Simpson’s character would have wanted.

As their Facebook

Posted: 14th, August 2015 | In: Key Posts, Music, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Big Brother: Danniella Westbrook is ‘incredibly incoherent’

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Danniella Westbrook’s Celebrity Big Brother comeback is off. The Sun says a CBB “shrink” (actually the show’s psychologist) talked with the 41-year-old former EastEnders actress and reformed cocaine addict who became known to millions as the “girl with no nose” …

Posted: 13th, August 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Hopkins’ death appears in the TV schedules

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Katie Hopkins is having an operation on her brain. The Sun’s vile-to-deadline columnist gives the newspaper an “exclusive” in much the same way a baby gives their parent an exclusive look at their filled nappy. But let’s not knock …

Posted: 1st, August 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Battle for the BBC: the celebrity form letter and other Greek gifts

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Media loves little more than talking about media. No surprise, then, that a letter in praise of the BBC signed by such entertainment bigwigs as JK Rowling and Chris Evans should ride high on the news cycle. But what …

Posted: 16th, July 2015 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Big Brother: watch Farrah Abraham in the comfort of a rubber mold of her body parts

TV works in seasons. Summer means Celebrity Big Brother. And that means a visit to Blighty for Farah Arbaham, famous for a sex tape and all the things that go with it: rehab, regret, ‘Made in

Posted: 12th, July 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Karen Danzcuk to feature on Celebrity Big Brother as show’s first stop-motion housemate

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And now for the pay off. Karen Dancuk is to appear on Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother. Having recently appeared on Channel 5 news to tell us that her life is private, a “telly source” says:

“In the

Posted: 9th, July 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The ridiculously catchy Breaking Bad remix

After the remix of Breaking Bad seasons 1 and 2, this is what YouTuber placeboing did with the hit show’s next three seasons. It works ridiculously well.

 

In case you missed it:

Posted: 3rd, July 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0