TV licensing-What you need to know

    This September Leeds Met welcomed almost 8,000 new students and another 22,000 returned from their summer break to continue their studies.   A new finding by the TV Licensing authority revealed that 28% of students, both new and old, we’re unaware that they needed a TV Licence to watch programmes on any medium. …

TV This Week: Britain’s Got Talent

.   Series six of Britain’s Got Talent is upon us, with another change of judges. This year features popular comedian David Walliams, alongside 2007 winner and former judge of Strictly Come Dancing, Alesha Dixon. If for some reason you have avoided watching Britain’s Got Talent for the entirety of its five year run, this is …

Local TV Would it work?

      I had heard about this local TV business (when I say business, I do mean Business) a while ago through various friends producing documentaries and TV in the Leeds Area. However last week I went down to an event arranged by the culture vulture (@culturevulture) to find out what it was really …

TV This Week: The Voice

    When I initially heard about The Voice, I must admit I did groan and think ‘Just what we need, another reality show!’. With it proving to be a hit in America, it was inevitable it would end up on our screens. But with the X Factor having been in our lives for the …

Top 5 ‘Old School’ Kids Tv

      When I think back to my days as a misguided youth I find myself overcome  with found memories of playing out, birthday parties and school trips. But one thing sticks in my memory more than all those things, watching TV. I built quite a strong relationship with the floor in front of …

TV This Week: Whisker Wars

    ‘Whisker Wars’ is a reality series that follows the Beard Team USA travelling the country in preparation for the World Champion Competition in Norway. Produced and narrated by award-winning producer Thom Beers (Deadliest Catch), the show looks at the competitive world of beard growing, that incidentally is growing in popularity itself. Featuring some …

TV This Week: New Girl

      Indie film star Zooey Deschanel (Yes Man, Failure To Launch) makes her TV debut in this comedy series. Premiering in the US, it was watched by over 10 million viewers. Now in the UK it seems to be just as popular. It tells the story of Jess Daly, a quirky schoolteacher who …

TV This Week: China: Triumph and Turmoil

        In this Channel 4 documentary series, Niall Ferguson travels the length and breadth of China exploring every aspect of the country. He investigates how a fifth of our worlds population continue to live under a Communist system of government with a capitalist economy. By looking at aspects of China’s extensive history, Ferguson hopes …

TV This Week: Take Me Out

      ‘Take Me Out’ is a Saturday night ITV dating show hosted by comedian Paddy McGuinness. Now onto its third series, it is being dubbed as the ‘Blind Date’ of our generation. Each week we see a line up of thirty women hoping to find the man of their dreams come down the ‘love …