Cool Stuff: Gallery 1988’s Latest Show Features Fictional Products from Movies & Television

Some movies and TV shows are so iconic that even the fake products from them become well known. That’s why Gallery 1988 put together a second edition of their Product Placement show honoring some of the most beloved fake products from film and television. For the Gallery 1988 Product Placement 2018 show, artists like Danny […]

800 words review – The best thing from Australian television since Neighbours

It’s an antipodean hybrid, a story about a widowed Australian journalist who pens an 800-word column each week about living in a small coastal town in New Zealand called Weld with his two teenage children. If you ignore his straight-to-camera homilies, concentrate on the comedy-drama and squint a little you could almost be watching Cold […]

She’s Bringing the Black Experience to American Television

“It was like Superman returning to Krypton and realizing that this is what home feels like,” Jas Waters says from Paris, reflecting on her career path. With writing credits for NBC’s Emmy Award-winning This Is Us, plus VH1’s The Breaks and Comedy Central’s Hood Adjacent With James Davis, Waters has taken a rather unconventional journey […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Arlene Phillips bids for 'older women' on television

The 74-year-old was walking the red carpet at The Olivier Awards when she made the bid for TV producers to give older talent a chance to present and feature on shows past retirement. In 2009, Alesha Dixon, then 28, controversially replaced Arlene, then 66, as a Strictly Come Dancing judge, sparking claims of ageism against […]

Come Home television review: An early Easter miracle

Wan? Well, his wife seemed to have inexplicably left him and his three children to fend for themselves. The start of writer Danny Brocklehurst’s three-part drama was both subtle and enthralling, playing with your sympathies all along. We instantly sided with Greg (Eccleston) although you couldn’t help but think a darker plot line was double […]

The Queen: Her Commonwealth Story television review

The Commonwealth, the nations that proudly or otherwise used to embody the Empire, doesn’t usually make for entertaining television. But The Queen: Her Commonwealth Story (BBC1, Monday) had me rolling about on the sofa. “The president of Ghana said what?” Followed by: “What has Princess Anne said now?” In the first instance it was newly […]