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Thursday, February 21, 2019

From Rugrats to Raven: a blast from TV’s past

As noughties kids, TV was an important part of our lives. Our parents stuck us in front of it when they couldn’t be bothered...

Doctor Who regenerated after Rosa Parks episode

After an episode on Rosa Parks, Doctor Who now feels truly regenerated. At age 55 and with more quality TV to compete with than ever,...

TV week in review: 06/04/14

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon touring around Italy is the surprise highlight of this week's television

Wolf Hall: A clever adaptation of a played out concept

Charting the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII, Wolf Hall reached the midpoint of its six episode run...

The Walking Dead – ’30 Days Without an Accident’

[SPOILERS] Marina Carnwath reviews the first episode of AMC's returning zombie drama

Channel 4’s Derry Girls: A review

In Channel 4’s latest comedy offering we see familiar stories of teenage antics transported to a troubled corner of Northern Ireland during the ‘90s....

The depiction of masculinity in “Breaking Bad”

Recently I have revisited the show that arguably, spare perhaps The Wire and The Sopranos, kick-started the TV and streaming revolution that has unfolded...

“Friends” and homophobia

As Friends finally came to Netflix, so did a flood of complaining millennials watching for the first time and articles claiming that the iconic,...

In Praise of Pilot Season

The rise of Netflix and its fellow streaming services have changed the way the world watches television, but the question of how it has...

TV week in review: 09/03/14

Gogglebox and 37 Days head up this week's TV roundup