TV: The Wire

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It’s embarrassing to attempt writing about The Wire when my writing skills are as limited as they are, but I had put down some thoughts about this programme because I absolutely fucking loved it, and it definitely deserved all the attributes of ‘the best programme on television’. I came to…

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TV: FlashForward

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This may be an easy play on words that has probably been said before, but: I wish FlashForward would flash forward. I want to know what happens but I’m not enjoying the process of finding out via the weekly television show. FlashForward was hyped like crazy before it came onto…

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DEYFYING GRAVITY - From executive producers James Parriott and Michael Edelstein comes "Defying Gravity," a sexy, provocative space thriller set in the very near future against the background of our solar system, in which eight astronauts from five countries (four women and four men) undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission covering eight billion miles. The adventure begins on SUNDAY, AUGUST 2 with a two-hour premiere from 9:00-11:00 p.m. The series will air regularly from 10:00-11:00 p.m., starting Sun, August 9 on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/KHAREN HILL) BACK ROW: ANDREW AIRLIE, KAREN LEBLANC, PETER HOWITT, FLORENTINE LAHME, RON LIVINGSTON, LAURA HARRIS, MAXIM ROY, EYAL PODELL, CHRISTINA COX; FRONT ROW: MALIK YOBA, PAULA GRACES, DYLAN TAYLOR, ZAHF PAROO, TY OLSSON

TV: Defying Gravity

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Defying Gravity shot itself in the foot with tagline of ‘Grey’s Anatomy in space’ – you can’t afford to have such a negative start to a television series in the current TV climate. It’s tough enough to survive without an inaccurate description creating inaccurate perceptions before the show even starts,…

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TV: You Have Been Watching

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I have mentioned previously my adoration of Charlie Brooker in print (Screen Burn) and on TV (Screenwipe, basically Screen Burn on TV; Newswipe, a mocking and angry look at news; Gameswipe, an intro to video games but with humour), so I was very happy with You Have Been Watching, his…

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Read more about the article TV: 30 Rock Season 2
"30 Rock," which stars, from left, Tracy Morgan, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski and Jack McBrayer, took home Emmys this year for best comedy, writing (Fey) and acting (Fey and Baldwin). (Mary Ellen Mathew/Courtesy of NBC/MCT)

TV: 30 Rock Season 2

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It took a long time for Channel 5, sorry, Five to start airing the second season of 30 Rock (and they've buried it on one of their silly offshoot digital channels, Five USA – what a stupid name – which annoyingly has one of the worst receptions on our DVR,…

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TV: Being Human Series 1

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I really enjoyed [LINK] the pilot episode of Being Human [official site], the fantasy drama about werewolf, vampire and ghost who share a flat in Bristol, and was very happy when it was announced that they were getting a full season (well, six episodes). I was a little disappointed that…

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