LivingTV

Pop Goes The Band, LivingTV

Did we like it? This is Bands Reunited juxtaposed with Ten Years Younger, as 80s pop duo Dollar try and roll back the years for a reunion gig. Enlisting the help of a stylist, a personal trainer, and a plastic surgeon, they’re hoping to get somewhere near their peak....

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Lipstick Jungle, LivingTV

Lipstick Jungle, LivingTV

Did we like it? It was a long hour to be honest. The constant clicking as creator Candace 'Sex and the City' Bushnell ticked all her usual boxes with the monotony of a metronome made the time drag, but first episodes (this was also more than likely a pilot) are...

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The Underdog Show, LivingTV

Did we like it? While it resembles in some aspects a counterfeit Eastern European copy of the gleaming BBC original, it retains the most important elements of a mildly engaging obstacle course, semi-celebrities trying not to be sucked into the quicksand of oblivion...

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Diet on the Dancefloor, LivingTV

Did we like it? Surely even avid fans of dancing – and diets – would be hard-pressed to enjoy this cheap mix of Strictly Come Dancing with Celebrity Fit Club. What was good about it? • Narrator Stella Attar didn't overplay her role, even though forced to plough...

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Paranormal Egypt, Living TV

Paranormal Egypt, LivingTV Reviewed by the spirit of ex-Egyptian pharaoh Ramses III, whom Derek Acorah claimed to have invoked from the afterlife to explain the circumstances behind his mysterious death. Did we like it? No we bloody didn’t. That Derek Acorah turns up...

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Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty, Living TV

Did we like it? The eponymous gap-toothed bitch helps a couple of individuals too gutless to finish with their partners to end their relationships in unique and ‘fun’ ways. To get us to root for the dumpers, Shannen and her team made sure that the victims were the...

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Life As We Know It, LivingTV

What to say if you liked it? Another US teen drama that's like, so-o-o way cool, man. What to say if you disliked it? Whatever! What's good about it? • As US teen dramas go (not very far), it gets straight to the point – they all want sex. It's not going to take five...

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Will & Grace, Living TV

Will & Grace Finalé, Living TV, Did we like it? It went out with a sentimental whimper rather than a bang, but the two-part finalé did have its moments and left us feeling a tiny bit sad. What was good about it? • The highlight was Grace's dream sequence featuring...

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Close To Home, Living TV

Did we like it? Didn’t reach ‘first series of Murder One’ standards, but like all American legal dramas, this creation by Jerry 'CSI' Bruckheimer was perfectly watchable fare. What was good about it? • Annabeth Chase (played by Jennifer Finnigan) is a very attractive...

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So You Think You Can Dance, Living TV

Did we like it? It wasn't the most riveting hour of our lives if we're honest, but if you're into dance you'll enjoy this. What was good about it? David Stern, who wanted his stage name to be 'Sex'. He looked like Dennis Pennis and Cher's lovechild. He was a poor...

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Veronica Mars, LivingTV

What to say if you liked it A Veronica Mars a day helps you work, rest and play. And enjoy some tasty TV. What to say if you disliked it Yet another US teen drama centring on a school full of beautiful, rich people ("the parents are millionaires or work for...

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Britain’s Next Top Model, LivingTV

What to say if you liked it A TV talent show which doesn't require us to suffer squeaky versions of Whitney Houston songs What to say if you disliked it They're so vain, I bet they think this TV show is about them. What was good about it? • Presenter Lisa Butcher has...

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Jade’s Salon, Living TV

What to say if you liked it The thick veil that shrouds the life of Jade Goody in so much mystery is lifted by those lovely LivingTV people. What to say if you disliked it We thought we'd like this for the sport of watching Jade fail, but she came across as a harmless...

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Grey’s Anatomy, LivingTV

What to say if you like it Hospital drama that's as slick as a blood spillage on the operating theatre floor What to say if you dislike it Grey's Anatomy may be a snappy(ish) title but focusing on Meredith Grey is a mistake as she's the least interesting character...

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Showbiz Moms & Dads, LivingTV

What to say if you liked it There's nothing we love more than a reality documentary series exposing deluded wannabes and focusing on shattered dreams… What to say if you disliked it …but not if it's at the expense of innocent kids whose parents who are scarily...

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Kath & Kim, LivingTV/BBC2

LivingTV from 2004, BBC2 from Thursday 12 May 2005 Camp Australian sitcom about a suburban mother and daughter which evolved from a sketch on ABC's Fast Forward/Full Frontal. Created and performed by Jane Turner and Gina Riley. Debuted on Australia's ABC in May 2002...

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Mr Gay UK 2005, LivingTV

What were the 10 worst things? 1 Mr Hull didn't even make the final 10 and he was our favourite. There was some consolation that the winner was our second favourite, stereotype-busting plasterer Mark from Walsall. 2 It was probably the shoddiest show we've seen all...

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Boston Legal, LivingTV

What to say if you liked it Glossy US legal drama – David E Kelley's spin-off from The Practice – full of beautiful people (and William Shatner) with a casebook that mixed mirth and morality What to say if you disliked it Too predictable. The men are all...

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I’m Famous and Frightened 4, Living TV

What to say if you liked it Claire Sweeney leads six celebs through a fascinating look at the paranormal goings-on at Bolsover Castle. Features Jono Coleman (DJ who has just lost his show to Jamie Theakston. How bad does that make him???), Lee Latchford-Evans (used to...

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Cilla Live, Living TV

Highlights 1 The humiliation of medium Derek Acorah who threw out his usual mix of names with almost no response not even from a toothless old man who seemed to have only come into the studio for a bit of warmth or from the woman who performed The Laughing Policeman...

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