Tag Archives: TV

Muppets Now: Kermit and company stream their way back into hearts

It’s hard to believe that Kermit and co have lacked a dedicated TV presence ever since the first and only series of The Muppets on ABC back in 2015. I loved the mockumentary series, but alas its never found a dedicated audience, skirting between kids and adult comedy in a slightly confused manner. But, thankfully the good folk at Disney …

Horror Channel highlights six summer weekend shockers in its August premiere line-up

August is a wicked month on Horror Channel, as the UK’s most popular small-screen destination for genre fans presents six summer weekend shockers, five FrightFest hits including the UK TV premieres of Julian Richards; REBORN, a Carrie for the Z Generation, starring horror icon Barbara Crampton. Jordan Barker’s WITCHES IN THE WOODS, an unrelenting assault of pure terror. Alistair Legrand’s highly unusual genre-blending chiller, THE …

BAFTA TV Awards: Nominations announced

The nominations for this years Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and the British Academy Television Craft Awards have now been announced, and we are delighted to see some of our top rated TV shows make the list for this years awards. From Responsible Child and The Derry Girls to Sex Education and Race Across the World. This years nominations …

Defending Jacob: The demons of uncertainty and ostracism of perceived guilt

How far would you go to protect your child? and when does doubt begin to cloud the once perfect image you had of your son or daughter? These questions are of course nothing new in the crowded marketplace of crime drama. With a number of recent British shows having covered the same subject matter, from A Mothers Son to Born …

Top TV: Our guide to the best box sets

Last Update: May 2020 Television has the power to whisk us away into new worlds, while remaining firmly rooted to our favourite armchair. While equally opening up new worlds through longer, episodic stories that leave us gagging for more. In recent years this has led to a new golden age of TV, as our viewing habits have changed in an …

The Mandalorian – The magic of Star Wars reborn on TV

Disney + launched this week in the UK, finally allowing audiences to access TV shows that have already swept the USA. But its biggest offering is undoubtedly the long-awaited The Mandalorian. A Star Wars inspired adventure with a bounty hunter at the helm. But despite the hype was it was worth the wait? Unlike the recent mediocre finale of the …

My Left Nut (Review) – Lifting the curtain on teenage sexual health for boys

We all know that teenage boys are generally not good at talking about their own health. Creating a trait that often continues through to adult life. As men search for their own answers to possible health problems, long before consulting a doctor. Often only increasing undue worry and concern, that remains pent up and lacking in any emotional support. Therefore …

Is the BBC a British institution worth defending?

Over the past ten years the BBC has faced more and more criticism from a British public increasingly divided into right-wing and left-wing political camps. Bringing accusations surrounding the BBC’s impartiality in both news and programming. With the right-wing claiming the corporation has a left bias and the left claiming it is in the pocket of the right. Attacks that …