Tags : tv

Reflecting The Realities Of Vaginal Health On TV

Chronic vulva pain is shrouded in stigma and silence, and until recently, the TV industry was perpetuating this through the glamorisation of perfect, vaginal penetrative sex on screen. Painful sex is typically romanticised in film and TV, where a girl’s ‘first time’ is expected to hurt. This pain of virginity is put on a pedestal, […]Read More

‘Selling Sunset’: Can Successful Women Co-Exist in the Workplace?

An average first-time viewer, watching the popular Netflix reality show Selling Sunset, probably doesn’t know the first thing about luxurious million-pound homes in LA. Three episodes in, the average viewer feels like they can appreciate the value of an infinity pool, the importance of a ‘him’ and ‘her’ closet and is already googling ‘how to […]Read More

The full lineup has been released for this year’s ‘Strictly

Get your glitterballs at the ready – Strictly Come Dancing is back! Amidst the fears that Strictly wouldn’t be able to go ahead this year, the BBC has confirmed that the iconic show will return. On Tuesday evening, the first three celebrities were announced by The One Show presenters Alex Jones and Amol Rajan. Actress […]Read More

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Reboot Reportedly In The Works

The hit TV show Pretty Little Liars is the latest series set to get the reboot treatment, three years after its end in 2017. The show ran for seven seasons on Freeform and was followed by spin-off Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists which ran for only one season last year. The rebooted version of the […]Read More

The Progression of Modern Television: Is It Worth It?

Since its inception in 1925, the television has been a big part of our lives. It’s safe to say it’s come a long way since a tiny black and white screen, reaching the point where everyone and their grandma had a TV in their house as the source of an evening’s entertainment for all the family. […]Read More

Jake Gyllenhaal to star in TV adaptation of ‘A Suspense

Hollywood star and Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, Nightcrawler, Spider-Man: Far From Home) is set to star in upcoming TV series based on Ian Parker’s 2019 New Yorker article: A Suspense Novelist’s Trail of Deceptions. The article accuses Dan Mallory, author of suspense novel The Woman in the Window, of fabricating aspects of his […]Read More

‘This Is Us’ Is The Guide To Anxiety-Management We All

In a world where we’re constantly surrounded by the uncertainties and anxieties of the future, television often unsuccessfully attempts to offer some form of escapism from an incredibly bleak and sombre reality. Whilst we can’t really forget the need to social distance, wear face masks, or the looming threat of another lockdown, This Is Us […]Read More

The Ellen Show: three top producers axed over toxic workplace

After weeks of questions over its future, news has emerged that The Ellen DeGeneres Show has axed three of its top senior producers – executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman, and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman – amid the ongoing controversy. In the aftermath of the #SpeakingOut movement, many notable celebrities began to have their questionable […]Read More

More heartbreak for fans of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ as

Last week, fans of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, or ATLA as it is commonly referred to, were dealt a heavy blow. Michael Dante DiMartino, one of the original creators of the show, posted an open letter on Facebook addressing fans about the upcoming live-action series of ATLA on Netflix – more specifically, […]Read More

‘Our Girl’ Cancelled After Michelle Keegan Exit

*note: spoilers ahead* The hit BBC show ‘Our Girl’, featuring Michelle Keegan, has been cancelled after just four seasons. The show first aired in 2013, with the titular role of Molly Dawes being played by Lacey Turner for the first season before being picked up by Michelle Keegan for subsequent episodes. Tony Grounds, the creator […]Read More

Why You Should Watch… ‘I May Destroy You’

Read our review of I May Destroy You here. Trigger warning: sexual assault and rape. Considering there has been very little to do during lockdown, other than attack our own hair with kitchen scissors and consume a potentially dangerous amount of crisps while lying on the sofa, it would be hard for you to have […]Read More

BritBox Streaming Service Plans to Expand to 25 Countries

BritBox, the streaming service backed by a joint venture between BBC Studios and ITV, has planned to expand its services to an extra 25 countries across the world. The service, which aims to enhance legacy media platforms and rival Netflix and Amazon Prime, will expand across continents including Europe, Asia, and South America.  First launched […]Read More

Daredevil actor Peter Shinkoda accuses former Marvel TV Head Jeph

During a weekend filled with announcements, trailers, and all of your questions answered at the inaugural [email protected] event, the biggest revelation stemmed from a fan-organised Q&A which saw a hefty accusation of racism against one of the comic-book industry’s most prominent figures.  During the event last weekend, Canadian-Japanese actor Peter Shinkoda joined fellow Daredevil alumni […]Read More

Emmy Nominations 2020 – Netflix receives more nominations than any

The nominations for September’s Emmy Awards have been announced, with a host of surprise inclusions and omissions offering multiple talking points. Netflix has shown that is truly the king of television, breaking the record previously held by HBO for the most nominations ever for a network, studio, or streaming platform with a total of 160 […]Read More

TV Review: ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Series 2

Check out our introduction to the show here. TV’s funniest vampires are back with a second series of What We Do in the Shadows, which manages to improve on the already-brilliant series one. The spin-off of the 2014 film of the same name by Taika Waititi and Jermaine Clement presents vampires Nandor, Laszlo and Nadja […]Read More