TV Couch Critics

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…
THE DURRELLS have returned to ITV on Sunday evenings to bring a touch of Corfu to our weekends. This is the third series of the drama very loosely based around…
LET’S start this week with a nod to the tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth on BBC 1, last Sunday. An artist pal who knows a thing about ‘the business’ (‘hola’…
Benidorm, ITV1 Wednesdays, is back for another season of fun in the sun. I’m still not sure that the hour-long format works, I think the writing was much punchier with…
WE have to remember that although it’s been cooler in Spain recently, the UK is shivering, so I thought I would ask a couple of friends visiting from Milton Keynes…
THERE seems to be a concerted effort by the BBC to bring American football to the British sporting masses? I applaud the coverage shown on Sunday at some ungodly hour…
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