Matt Baylis on last night’s TV: Bordering on ridiculous

Hailing as he does from a country whose president is promising to build a wall to keep out the Mexicans, comedian Reginald has his concerns about borders and for a professional funnyman, he was pretty serious about them in this programme. Perhaps it’s time for that, it’s certainly time to stop laughing when a world […]

Matt Baylis on last night’s TV: Saved by a Rich delivery

Rich Hall’s Working For The American Dream (BBC4) was one of many descriptions of the religious, non-religious life of Uncle Sam, focusing, as the title suggested, on their founding myth. Forget nutshells, you can sum up the American Dream in a word and that word is “bootstraps”. Most people lack bootstraps nowadays but everybody gets […]

Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy dead at 88 – WATCH his The Blues Brothers scene with Aretha Franklin

The news of Murphy’s death was confirmed by his nephew Floyd Murphy Jr on Facebook. The Blues Brothers guitarist died at his home in Miami, Florida on June 15. Murphy was one of the original members of The Blues Brothers band, which he joined in 1978 when it was just a Saturday Night Live sketch. […]

Saturday Kitchen: BBC host Matt Tebbutt sparks giggles over SAUCY Friday night confession

The 44-year-old BBC presenter was joined in the kitchen by chef Ching-He Huang who set about showing viewers her recipe for Macanese minchi. Before the pair got stuck into preparing the dish, however, Matt greeted the British Chinese chef, who was dressed in a pretty cerulean day dress. “I’m a bit worried you’re going to […]

Top Trump ally Matt Gaetz wants to be the most media-accessible person in Congress — but not Joe Scarborough

Alex Wong/Getty Images Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is one of the most media-friendly members of Congress. He has agreed to do an “ungodly” number of profile interviews. He’s one of President Donald Trump’s top defenders on TV. That has made him an outsize presence in Congress, even as a freshman. The second time we ever […]

Saturday Kitchen: Matt Tebbutt hits out at guests for doing THIS live on air ‘No petting!’

The married chefs went head-to-head in an omelette challenge, which was won by Nadine, before they struggled to keep their hands off each other. Proving there was no hard feelings after the cooking competition, Nadine gave Rene a kiss.  Matt heard the smooching noise and swiftly turned around to stop the awkward encounter. He said: […]

The One Show host Matt Baker shut down by EastEnders star: 'Do me a favour!'

Matt was trying to change the topic of the BBC show from EastEnders to a nature segment, when Tameka made the shock outburst. The One Show host, Alex Jones and the soap star had been discussing the recent criticism that Coronation Street’s storylines were “too dark”. Tameka noted: “I know it’s drama, it’s make believe […]

Countryfile: Matt Baker and Anita Rani search for REPLACEMENT presenters

The new Countryfile competition has been dubbed as “one time only” and will see viewers who are interested in being the next Matt Baker or Anita Rani given a shot at the limelight. Those who believe they could be in with a chance of hosting the show were urged to submit an application. However, the […]