TV Couch Critics

ANYONE who has Love Island withdrawal syndrome, yes, it is a thing apparently, might want to give Our Shirley Valentine Summer, ITV, Thursday & ITV Hub, a look. For the…
THIS week is probably my last chance to mention Love Island, ITV2. Now, the ratings have been sky high and the UK press don't seem to be able to get…
LET’S start with some humble pie. I think that I need to check into that clinic for people who suffer with 'watching The Voice'. I accidently tuned in last weekend…
WELL, we did it. Whether you watched the World Cup and/or Wimbledon, or if you did your best to avoid them, Sunday saw them both conclude - unfortunately at about…
REGULAR readers (thank you by the way, for being regular) will know that I like to pick a nice spot to pen this piece each week, usually somewhere with an…
SO, the 2018 World Cup has started and I’m sure fans of the beautiful game will already have their viewing schedules planned over the next month. England kick off their…
BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT finally reached its conclusion for season 12 over the weekend (ITV) with Lee ‘Lost Voice Guy’ crowned the winner. Now it probably says a lot about me,…
DID you catch the final episode of BBC1’s drama The Split on Tuesday night? To summarise, Nicola Walker played Hannah Stern, a London- based divorce lawyer wanting to break the…
I PROMISE not to dwell on the numbers, but it seems a lot of us tuned in to watch the BBC and ITV coverage of the Royal Wedding last week.…
SATURDAY saw about 300 million people tune in to the Eurovision Song Contest, including 3.1 million of us in Spain. The show was hosted by our neighbours in Portugal, with…
IF ratings are anything to go by, Coronation Street (ITV) is going from strength to strength with over nine million of us currently tuning in to watch Phelan and Eileen…
I’M so pleased that Johnny Vegas has found his way back from The Solana to the Lake District for the new BBC show Home from Home, BBC1 Fridays. I was…
THERE is a lot to get through this week, so diving right in, Piers Morgan is back on Good Morning Britain, ITV weekday mornings and he didn’t waste time laying…
SEMANA SANTA was, for most of us, as glorious as ever across Spain, but it seems that TV presenters in the UK haven’t realised that most of us went back…
FANS of Saturday Night Take Away, Saturday ITV might have wondered how the show would feel with Dec flying solo for the final programmes. The show is after all Ant…
I HOPE that springtime has sprung wherever you are reading this. I’m writing this week’s piece in the beautiful Boulevar Cafe in Estepona, with a view of the Mediterranean, silently…
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