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

British Academy Children’s Awards 2011: Photos

THE British Academy Children’s Awards 2011 were held at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, central London. Trainee stars were out in abundance for prize giving…

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Posted: 27th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Julie Chang Is Upset By A Lurker: TV Gold

ANORAK once worked on a TV segment called Lurker Of The Day, in which we’d highlight a face in the background of a TV news or sports report. The best lurks were the ones where the presenter noticed and took …

Posted: 27th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Art Of Scarves: A Video Guide To Getting The Most From Yours

WORRYING about what to get your mum or lover for Christmas? One word, presents giver: scarves:

Posted: 26th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BAD TV: It’s A Tough One On Beauty And The Geek

A Beauty and the Geek contestant answers a tough quiz question:

Posted: 25th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Does Matt Baker Sleep At Night: BBC Apologises For One Show Anti-Tory Bias At Dale Farm

WHEN BBC TV presenter Matt Baker asked David CameronJust one more question – how on earth do you sleep at night?” his The One Show co-presenter Alex Jones gasped.

Was his question biased?

Well, The One Show

Posted: 25th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Snigger Of The Day: La Kings’ Dustin Brown Takes A Drink

SNIGGER of The Day features LA Kings team captain Dustin Brown quenches his thirst. It’s the snigger that makes it funnier, isn’t it. Like the Fenton video, the final snigger puts the tin lid to the joke…

Posted: 25th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


William Shatner Loved His Deep Fat Turkey Frier To Death: PSA Video Of The Day

PUBLIC Service Announcement of the Day: William Shatner loves deep-fried turkey,… and he loved it too much:

Posted: 24th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kitten Wrestling – Sick Depraved Video Shame Horror

MOVE over cage fighting kombat kids. The killer kitten are ready to rumble….

Posted: 24th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What This Dog Does When It’s Cold: Video

WHAT this dog does when it’s cold. Brrrr! You need to get some window panes on that cockatoo cage it’s sleeping in…

Posted: 23rd, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Benton Goes Mad In Richmond Park: The Parodies

BENTON! Benton!!

Jesus Christ in Richmond Park.

The black labrador is chasing a  herd of deer in London’s Richmond Park:

Posted: 23rd, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Will Ari Douglas Join The Warriors of Goja In Indian TV Spectacular?

BEHOLD! The Warriors of Goja put on an amazing show for Indian satellite network ETV show Adhurs: The Ultimate Talent Show. Men will smash and eat neon light bulbs.

In once segment, a performer is run over by a …

Posted: 23rd, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shooting Stars: The 10 Best Moments Ever (From Hundreds Of Good Bits)

THE BBC’s terrible decision to axe Shooting Stars needs reversing. In the meantime, we’ve pulled together some of the best bits from the show’s past:

Posted: 22nd, November 2011 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC2 Boss Janice Hadlow Axes Shooting Stars: Somehow Keeps Her Job And Never Mind The Buzzcocks

HOW the BBC works:

EastEnders: Broadcasts four times a week
Never Mind The Buzzcocks: Broadcast once a week
Shooting Stars: The brilliant comedy show broadcast once a week on BBC2 and now canned, presumably, to save money…

Posted: 22nd, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


X Factor: Tulisa Investigated For Stinky Tattoo

HAPPY-slapping X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos is being investigated by TV watchdog Ofcom for promoting her brand of perfume on the show.

During the Nuremberg-styled walk-ons, the judges all pull a trademark pose. Tulisa makes a move that draws attention …

Posted: 22nd, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jožin z bažin: When John Travolta Met Bez

WHEN John Travolta* met Bez from the Happy Mondays, all of Czechoslovakia rejoiced (JT appeared under the nom de rock Ivan Mládek)…

Posted: 21st, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anorak How To Guides: This Is How You Breathe

THIS is how you breathe. It looks simple but some people – Manchester United midfielders season 1994-95; Jeremy Kyle victims; Louis Walsh and other mouth breathers – watch and learn:

Posted: 21st, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daybreak Replaces Adrian Chiles And Christine Bleakley With Toby Jug And Plate Of Beans

SAD news for the country’s Daybreak fan: Christine Bleakley and Adrian Chiles have been sacked from presenting the ITV morning show.

This is Chiles, the former BBC presenter of business and then sport who got into the mood while covering …

Posted: 19th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Mark Hall: Thanks For Danger Mouse – The UK’s Mickey Taking Hero

RIP Mark Hall. You gave us Cosgrove Hall, creators of Chorlton and the Wheelies, Danger Mouse and The Wind in the Willows. You were 74:

Unashamed nostalgia:

Posted: 18th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Susan Boyle’s Face And One Direction’s Hair Rock Children In Need 2011: Photos

CHILDREN In Need is the long show in which the BBC begs for cash – and people who hate it wonder how much charities could get if the BBC just used some of the licence fee. One Direction (it’s all …

Posted: 18th, November 2011 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


X Factor: Frankie Cocozza’s Four Lines Of Cocaine Pleases His Enablers

FRANKIE Cocozza, the X Factor’s terrible singer who was sacked from the show for taking, as he tells Heat magazine, “only four lines” of cocaine, and encouraged to behave inappropriately by the show and the tabloid press, appears …

Posted: 18th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Puppy Rescue On Arizona Freeway After Car Crash (Video)

A PUPPY is loose on the freeway in Phoenix, AZ. Its owner, a young child, has been in a car accident. Police are giving chase. Can they save the pooch? Will Bieber get squashed by a car or truck? Will …

Posted: 18th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Three Men One Spade: Video

HOW to solve the jobless crisis? Three men one spade, people. Or, if you Americans prefer, three men one shovel…

Posted: 17th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I’m A Celebrity: Bewilderingly Untalented Mark Wright Discovers Kent

I’M A Celebrity smirker Mark Wright’s Quote Of The Year:

“It’s making me grow up and realise that life’s not all about Essex”

Next week, Mark makes a day trip to Kent..…

Posted: 16th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Battersea’s Collars And Coats Celebrity Gala: Peter Andre’s Panties And Much Light Petting

ANORAK’S Aurora Bankhead went to Battersea’s Collars And Coats Celebrity Gala Looking For An A-List Pet. Among other dog enthusiasts, Aurora met Peter Andre, who goes out without any knickers on. Does he have a private shaker? Is he waiting …

Posted: 16th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jane Moore On Fatima Whitbread And Those Insignificant Dwarves

JANE Moore is telling Sun readers about I’m A Celebrity agonist Fatima Whitbread:

“If testament was needed to the strength of women, then look no further than I”m A Celebrity contestant Fatima Whitbread… a mental fortitude that dwarves even the

Posted: 16th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0