Host of comedy skit show vents on Twitter after channel airs week-old episode
The correct episode of Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell from 17 July, which is now showing on iView.Photograph: ABC
The ABC mistakenly replayed an old episode of current affairs comedy show Mad As Hell on Wednesday night.
The show was every bit Game of Thrones’s equal, until its linchpin character died and the plotting became wildly illogical
The plunder years: Lagertha and Ragnar.Photograph: Alamy
When Ian McShane pithily remarked that Game of Thrones was “just tits and dragons”, you had to concede he had a point.
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The addictive Stranger Things, devoured by adults and teens alike, is a genuine hit, but is Netflix more style than substance?When the company first moved into television production it was famous for giving no notes and allowing creators to simply make what they wanted.
Former X Factor contestant will succeed Dale Winton as host of rebooted game show on ITV2
Supermarket Sweep was presented by the late Dale Winton from 1993 until 2001, and then again in 2007.Photograph: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock
Supermarket Sweep is to return, with Rylan Clark-Neal presenting the game show previously hosted by Dale Winton.
The Larry Sanders Show was the grand stage Rip Torn always deserved – and he held it together like a master
A once-in-a-lifetime deal.Garry Shandling and Rip Torn in The Larry Sanders Show.
Over 40 million households tune in to watch season three of the 80s-set fantasy drama in the first four days of its release, a record for the streaming giant
Gaten Matarazzo and Joe Leery in Stranger Things 3.Photograph: Netflix/Courtesy of Netflix
Stranger Things 3 has broken viewing records for Netflix, becoming the most watched film or series in the first four days of release in the streaming service’s history.
This bizarre Netflix show about the Romanovs seems to have been made for people who have never heard of Russia.The Last Czars.
The Surjury will see panel vote on whether participants should get life-changing procedures
Channel 4’s Charles Gurassa and Alex Mahon give evidence to MPs.Photograph: House of Commons/PA
MPs have condemned Channel 4’s reality TV strategy as “tawdry and exploitative” over a show in which a panel will vote on whether participants should get “life-changing” cosmetic surgery for free.
The actor, who played Slugs in the BBC Three sitcom, had heart problems and had been placed on palliative care by doctors
Michael Sleggs, who has died aged 33.Photograph: Facebook
Michael Sleggs, who starred in the BBC Three mockumentary This Country, has died aged 33.
Suranne Jones as Anne Lister and Sophie Rundel as Ann Walker in Sally Wainwright’s Gentleman Jack.Like Anne Lister herself, the Gentleman Jack finale strode its way to a happy ending with plenty of charm to spare.
Toxic masculinity is under the microscope in the villa, with the behaviour of Michael and Curtis displaying wider societal issues
Amy and Curtis having a chat.Photograph: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock
Masculinity takes many tattooed forms in Love Island and the behaviour of two housemates this week shone, once again, a TV torch on one of its darker corners: gaslighting.
The programmes it selects for children are almost entirely British in design and execution.There is simply no way to disguise how intrinsically American Holly Hobbie is.
The Brexit party leader has slammed Channel 4 for their ‘totally sick’ show Year of the Rabbit, in which a right-wing campaigner gets shot in the head
Nigel Farage and Neil Fromage in Year of The Rabbit.Composite: PA/Channel 4
Nigel Farage has spoken out against Channel 4 for a “totally sick” scene in the comedy Year of The Rabbit that shows a right-wing campaigner named Neil Fromage being shot in the head.
The hit show’s creator is writing herself a part so she can get assassinated by Jodie Comer
Date with destiny: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (left) and Jodie Comer at the Golden Globes.But in the third season of Killing Eve, Villanelle will perform her most iconic assassination to date: murdering the show’s creator, Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Photograph: Comedy Central
I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson is one of the greatest television programmes of 2019 so far.Put simply, it is a reinvigoration of the sketch show.
This week, it was announced that Netflix had failed to secure the rights to The Office beyond January 2021.The bad news is that “elsewhere”, means “the new NBCUniversal streaming platform”.
Once upon a time, the tech giant let shows linger on well past their best.Sivan Alyra Rose in the recently cancelled Chambers.
Plus, the first names for this year’s London Podcast Festival have been announced
Brexitcast,a podcast about you know what.Photograph: BBC
Brexitcast, the BBC’s hugely popular podcast about you know what, is being turned into a late-night TV show.
The plot device of a perceived baddie turning to the good side – even momentarily – has a long history in fiction.Photograph: Parisa Taghizadeh/BBC/Sid Gentle
This article contains spoilers for season two of Killing Eve
Before the second series of Killing Eve began, if you had let your mind wander freely as Villanelle in a foreign city, potential plot twists would have sprung to mind thick and fast.
The DJ, who was sacked following a tweet that depicted the royal baby as a chimpanzee, will release a twice-weekly offering featuring ‘bizarre’ subjects
Danny Baker said he made a ‘naive and catastrophic mistake’.Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA
Danny Baker will return to broadcasting in the new year with a podcast version of his axed BBC Radio 5 Live show.