Russian The Nanny

Televised Revolution – TV Remakes (Ep 314)

Dan & Simon talk about TV show remakes - those remade for the US, US shows remade for the UK, and all the odd foreign language remakes of US shows. Also, they talk of the TV news of the week and Love It...
The-Tunnel_uk

In Review – Episode 50

Prue & Dan offer the least incisive review of The Tunnel (S01E01) and explain why it's just really pointless. They also look at this weeks How I Met Your Mother(S09E06). Being episode 50, the duo also...
susan313

Watch this: Susan 313

While it's easy to see why this wasn't picked up, it's still a shame. Susan 313 is awkwardly paced, feels spatially vacant, and is about 20% lighter on jokes than it should be. But the cast are all pretty fun...
ambassadors

The UK Wrap: 20th October 2013

New from David Mitchell and Robert Webb is the Ambassadors, a three part comedy-drama series which begins this week on BBC Two. Mitchell is Keith Davies, the newly appointed British Ambassador to the emerging...
ten network

$280m net loss alternatives

The big media news this week regards the Ten Network posting a $280 million net loss for the 2012/13 financial year. Televised Revolution makes no bones about the fact finance isn't its strong point (note the...
brooklyn nine nine

In Review – Episode 49

After sampling a whole bunch of new shows, Prue and Dan take some time to settle in with some old and new favourites and see how comfortably they're sitting a month into the new US TV season. Midway through...
Fallow cinema in The Canyons

Television – The New (Disposable) Film Canon?

My initial education on film was courtesy of Birkdale Video. The store may no longer be there, it may have only had three short rows of shelves, and the selection may have offered limited arthouse/independent...
The-Tunnel_uk

The UK Wrap: 13th of October 2013

Premièring on Thursday the 16th of October on Sky Atlantic is the ten-part detective drama series The Tunnel, the English/French remake of Broen AKA The Bridge, the highly successful 2011 Swedish/Danish co...
john munch

Televised Revolution – Film vs TV (Ep 312)

There is no question that the conversation that once surrounded high-end film has now shifted to television. In the same way that people once waxed lyrical about the film of the moment, TV now dominates that...