The Hour: Series 1

The newsreels are dead. We’ve bored the public for too long. Give me this opportunity and I’ll prove it. Unfortunately for Freddie Lyons (Ben Whishaw, ‘Q’ to Daniel Craig’s James Bond in the...

True Blood: S05E11/Sunset

After a string of mediocre episodes season five of True Blood has finally gotten back on track, beginning with last week’s ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’ and continuing with this week’s outing,...

Pilot Watch: ‘Hustle’

Exhilarating. Gritty. Groundbreaking. From the nail biting thrills of ‘Homeland’ to the intrigue of ‘Game Of Thrones’, televised drama has found success in the more serious possibilities of the medium....

Pilot Watch: ‘The L.A. Complex’

‘In this town fame has a price; try not to get a complex’. The L.A. Complex is a Canadian drama charting the ups and downs of six twenty-something’s trying to make their mark in the entertainment...

Pilot Watch – ‘Scandal’

 ‘I'm not a baby lawyer. I'm a gladiator in a suit.’ Scandal charts the personal and professional dealings of Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and her team of crisis managers. Professional ‘fixers’,...

Once Upon A Time S01/ Hat Trick and The Stable Boy

After tuning out for several weeks, I thought it was about time I checked back in with Once Upon A Time by taking a look at its latest offerings, Hat Trick and The Stable Boy. Hat Trick introduces us to the...

Pilot Watch: “Life On Mars”

'I had an accident, and I woke up thirty-three years in the past. Now that either makes me a time-traveller, or a lunatic, or I’m lying in a hospital bed in 2006 and none of this is real.' In the vastly...

Missing ‘Pilot’ (S01E01)

Before sitting down to watch the premiere of ABC’s new drama, Missing, I knew two things about the series. One, it starred Ashley Judd. Two, the premise was similar to Taken, the 2008 action flick starring...

Being Human S01E01: ‘Flotsam and Jetsam’

A vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost share a flat in Bristol. When this description, and variations thereof, started circulating in 2007 it offered British television viewers an enticing teaser of the story to...