Category: TV

The NRL grand final insurance policy

The Melbourne/ Sydney rivalry seems only to exist in the minds of Melburnians these days. Sydneysiders never seem to fussed about whose state is superior anymore (probably because theirs clearly …

X Factor exploitation

The best thing about X Factor starting is that it puts an end to that long running promo Channel 7 have been flogging, featuring teenage contestant Michaela, whose father passed …

Dating a Bachelor contestant

Fans of Bachelor watch the show and laugh right?.. I hope so because otherwise Channel 10 is going to be responsible for spawning a generation of people with completely pretty …

The Bachelor NZ

Watching The Bachelor NZ as an Australian, is a little unnerving but ultimately highly entertaining. The formula is the same (obviously) and one must suspend any disbelief that there are …

60 Minutes hacking

Ross Coultard presented a phone hacking story on 60 Minutes last night called ‘Bugged, Tracked and Hacked’. It sounded like terrifying viewing for anyone with a smartphone (everyone) but the …

Soccer is a kebab

Watching live English Premier League on Foxtel in Australia is like eating a kebab from a food van after a big night out. You know you’re probably going to regret …

The Voice vs Red Faces

Ricky Martin’s ‘just believe in yourself’ routine on The Voice is getting tired. If you’re a singer looking to improve your voice, try singing lessons because I seriously doubt the …

Raising awareness vs raising money

It’s been two weeks since Carrie Bickmore won the gold logie and used her acceptance speech to ‘get the nation talking about brain cancer’. ‘Whoever is on TV tomorrow, whack …

Catching Milat

Last night I tuned into Channel Seven’s ‘Catching Milat’. Like many people I’m a sucker for these real life, Aussie crime drama stories. As the first hour crawled along, I …