Sunday, August 29, 2004 by · Comments Off 

The TV phenomenon of the last five years has undoubtedly been reality television. As a genre it has been almost universally derided for clogging up our television screens with hundreds of hours of cheap television in which – apparently – “nothing ever happens”. Read more

The West Wing

Tuesday, August 17, 2004 by · Comments Off 

Apropos nothing whatsoever, Press Secretary CJ Cregg interrupts a conversation with Communications Director Toby Ziegler to reveal she misses the “husky voice” of some person called Ben she recently lived with for six months. Read more

Scotsport SPL

Monday, August 16, 2004 by · Comments Off 

The phrase car-crash television comes nowhere close to doing this excuse for a programme justice. Read more

Newsnight Review in Edinburgh

Friday, August 13, 2004 by · Comments Off 

A trio of prim yet blunderingly choreographed half hour talking shops are all we’re getting by way of nationwide TV coverage of this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Read more