Norris Knows It All

CORONATION STREET, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17TH In a neat little episode without too much high drama it was Norris’ grasp of celebrity gossip that made us gasp the most. When he’s not flogging things on Weatherdealer, he obviously has his nose buried deep in the celebrity...

Boulle Maidens Over

MADE IN CHELSEA: SOUTH OF FRANCE, MONDAYS, E4 Let’s face it, MIC isn’t always full of surprises. Fans of the show can usually see storylines coming from a mile away, even without the use of opera glasses. And yet geeky Francis Boulle’s return to the show, this time...

Aidan and Maria: the Aftermath

CORONATION STREET, MONDAY, AUGUST 15TH One is liable to pay a very high price for an illicit fifteen minutes on a sofa as factory boss Aidan realised tonight. Shifty didn’t even begin to cover his demeanour as he tried to side-step the fact that he schtupped Mad Maria...

Banish The Bear

CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER, NIGHTLY, FIVE Last night, a man who is famous for reasons known only to himself, was evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother House. The self-styled Heavy D is large, obnoxious and has apparently forged some sort of notoriety by shouting ‘Boom’ at...

Bare Necessity?

NAKED ATTRACTION, CHANNEL 4, MONDAYS If you’re wondering what that whooshing noise is, it’s the sound of fourteen future careers being flushed down the toilet. In a world where employers rule out candidates for ever so slightly dodgy posts on social media, why oh why...

Jason’s Juggling Emotions

CORONATION STREET, TUESDAY, JUNE 14TH Five days till our next installment from Weatherfield so we have to make do with this hour of stress and misery. Life’s not fair sometimes is it? That’s a thought that seems to have been passing through Jason Grimshaw’s mind...

Love Me, Love My Kids

SINGLE DAD SEEKING…, TLC, TUESDAYS Another crazy premise leads to another compelling reality show if you’re interested in cute kids and dating that is. Five single dads invite five women that they’ve only met online to move in with them and their children to see can...

Narcissists In Da House

BIG BROTHER LIVE LAUNCH, FIVE It’s come a long way since the early, innocent days of tending chickens and mild bitching but the juggernaut that is the original reality show lumbers on. The best thing about the show by far is presenter Emma Willis who manages to...

American Pie

MASTERCHEF USA, W, WEEK NIGHTS, 8PM If you’re missing your fix of the various UK Masterchef derivatives, Original, Professional, Celebrity, Junior, Pensioner… oh no, made that last one up, it’s well worth giving this a whirl. It bears precious little resemblance to...

Nanny With Glee

LOVE, NINA, BBC1, FRIDAYS Bright, engaging and beautifully shot, this comedy drama has been occupying an unobtrusive corner of the BBC Friday schedule for three weeks now. Based on a book by Nina Stibbe, it tells the story of a 20-year-old woman from Leicester who...

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