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

X Factor Winners Little Mix Need Tulisa To Make The Spice Girls Cry

LITTLE Mix have won the X Factor. To them the chance to record great pop music. Or as the Sun screams from its front page:

“£8m Mega Mix – Girls beat Marcus to set up huge payday”

Colin Robertson is … READ ON

Posted: 12th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guy Francis – Mr Tourettes – Sings To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before

TO All The Girls I’ve Loved Before, as sung by Mr Tourettes himself, Guy Francis.

Language is NSFW.

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Posted: 12th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Little Mix Win X Factor As Rachel Crow Asks Her Mom Why She Never Fell Ill And Nearly Died?

ON the night Little Mix are voted winners of the X Factor 2011 and band most likely to sing a dreary single – didn’t you prefer their old stuff when they were Rhythmix? – a thought for Rachel Crow. She’s … READ ON

Posted: 11th, December 2011 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Louis Walsh Had No Idea He Was Going Bald Until Simon Cowell Told Him

IT’S the morning of the X Factor live final and the Daily Mirror begins the expected news of hype and hoopla. Yes – Louis Walsh has had a hair transplant. Now as you roll your eyes at the singing and … READ ON

Posted: 10th, December 2011 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Greggs The Bakers In Row Over Blatant Product Placement On TV News

GREGGS the master bakers in row over product placement in news report:

Spotter: ArbroathREAD ON

Posted: 10th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Francis Gets An Early Christmas Present And Challenges All Your Prejudices

FRANCIS gets an early Christmas present. What do your prejudices tell you about this video? Is it a spoof? It is, isn’t it…

Of course it is…… READ ON

Posted: 9th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC TV’s This Week Broadcast’s The Christmas Party From Hell

BBC TV’s This Week ends with an insight into the Christmas party from hell:

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Posted: 9th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trampoline Runs Riot In Fife

MEANWHILE in Fife, Scotland, the winds are playing havoc with Olympic preparations. Look out! Trampoline!

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Posted: 9th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Frankie Cocozza Beats Michael Jackson’s Arse On X Factor Final

IN readiness for X Factor Final weekend, the Daily Star surveys the finalists and leads with news of…Frankie Cocozza. The bewilderingly untalented camel-hump haired dope is the subject of the front-page headline:

“I’LL BE IN X FACTOR FINAL”

Peter Dyke … READ ON

Posted: 9th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The New York Parallel Parking God Must Be French

GAWKER has posted a video of a “Parallel Parking God” in action in New York.

If this is a God, then Paris must be Mount Olympus…

Gothamist

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Posted: 8th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Emma West: My Britain Is F*ck All Now Is A Christmas Hit

HAVING written the Queen’s Christmas Speech – “My Britain is fuck all now” – Croydon Tram nasty Emma West will not make the seasonal number 1 spot her own:

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Posted: 7th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Radio Spiritworld Broadcasts From The Great Beyond

ROBERT Popper and Peter Serafinowicz’s new radio show comes to you from the afterlife. Radio Spiritworld is here to help. Go ahead, caller…

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Posted: 6th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


X Factor Fix: Amelia Lily’s Winning Single Already In The Shops

WHO will win the X Factor?

Will it be Jackie Wilson tribute act Marcus Collins? How about Little Minx, the four piece-act who dance like Pez dispensers – and sing like ’em too? Or will it be Amelia Lily, … READ ON

Posted: 6th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cats Watching Ice-Skating In The Style Of Mystery Science Theater 3000

A READER sends us this video of cats watching ice-skating. Who knew they were such fans. It reminds us of the Mystery Science Theater 3000, featuring the silhouettes of a man and his robot sidekicks watching films of debatable quality … READ ON

Posted: 5th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dougie Poynter Wins I’m A Celebrity: Will Fatima Whitbread Be A Late Entrant To BBC Sports Personality Of The Year?

DOUGIE Poynter, the bassist from McFly, is this season’s King of the I’m A Celebrity jungle. But the real winners are the Sushitty Grub and bush pig penis he ate in the interests of good telly, Look out for Dougie … READ ON

Posted: 4th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bad TV: Georgia On My Mind Sung In The Style Of A Murderous Clown

BAD TV (or is this great?): A man will now sing Georgia On My Mind in the style of a murderous clown:

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Posted: 4th, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tulisa Blames Everything On Her Being Poor On X Factor Apart From Lack Of Knowledge

FOR those who saw the fly-on-the-wall documentary series that followed N-Dubz around (all ten of us then, great), you will have seen Tulisa Contostavlos as a rather canny young woman who was a lot smarter than she let on. And … READ ON

Posted: 1st, December 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Clarkson Is Raped And Shot In The Face In Joke Taken Too Far, Say Some

JEREMY Clarkson says of the striking public sector workers:

“I’d have them all shot. I would take them outside and execute them in front of their families. I mean, how dare they go on strike when they have got these

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Posted: 1st, December 2011 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (14) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Teenager Trying To Impress Girls Fails Horribly

NOTHING impresses a women like self-inflicted head trauma:

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Posted: 30th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Psychic Sally Morgan Picks Up Nanny Bernard: Epic Fail

PSYCHIC Sally Morgan wants to know if anyone in the crowd’s grandma was called “Bernard”…

Sally Morgan is “Britain’s best-loved psychic”. You might have seen her on f Psychic Sally on the Road for Sky LIVING.

The Guardian once reported:… READ ON

Posted: 29th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gigantically Ungrateful Janet Devlin Slams X Factor As ‘Karaoke’: Amelia Lily

X FACTOR reject Janet Devlin is the new Amelia Lily:

IMAGINE this. You’re an average, unknown singer who posted a couple of dreary songs up to your own YouTube channel. Internet friends are the only people who have bothered … READ ON

Posted: 28th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (14) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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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Sonia

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Posted: 27th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 27th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments 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:

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Posted: 26th, November 2011 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments 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:

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