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Caught by a Catfish

Online dating. I must admit, I’ve never done it. It’s all a big mystery to me, and maybe that’s why the latest TV import from the US is baffling me even more. “Catfish” is a TV show that follows various couples who have met online and been in relationships for a few weeks or months, or [...]

Hersheys, Pancake Syrup and X Factor USA

Like I need any other imports to make me sick!   X Factor USA has started again and I’m really enjoying it. I really am. It gives me a chance to lounge back into the folds of my sofa, gripping a steaming hot Twinings in a mug placated with a celebratory Union Jack, and chortle [...]

Is it time for the Shore to throw in the crusty white towel?

As Geordie Shore draws to a close and the Sambuca is stickily finished off, the fake tan is bottled up with stained palms and the ‘why aye’s and ‘hawae’s are put to bed, our newly free Tuesday nights now seem unnaturally empty. This concept, a follow-on from the successful US original Jersey Shore has come [...]

The cast of TOWIE have about as much use as a rubber cutlery set…

…but they’re colourful and pretty and they bend nice.   If someone were to have told you that there’d have been a television show that followed a brain-dead cast from Essex with a collective 1Q of 4, where the topics of conversation stretched to which was closer to Brentwood: Stockport or the moon, that this [...]

Amy Childs ‘Tortured’ by Fame

Amy Childs’ depressing tales of the trials and tribulations of fame: Chapter One   Fame wouldn’t be fame if it wasn’t curdled by those in the spotlight complaining about all of those ‘little people’ ruining their expectations of fame and being, well, just plain mean. How cruel of us not to bask in another being, [...]

Desperate Scousewives Axed!

Liverpool based reality show Desperate Scousewives, was expected to give The Only Way Is Essex, Made in Chelsea and Geordie Shore a run for ratings, until it has now been rumoured the Channel 4 based program will not be returning for a second series.   The Scousewives cast have received a mixed reaction from viewers [...]

Steve Jones & Nicole Scherzinger Sacked From US X Factor

It looks like things aren’t go so well over on the US X Factor, as Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger have been axed from the show.   Rumours of Steve Jones’ dismissal have been circulating for a while now, but yesterday it was confirmed he will not return to the show next year, along with [...]

Strange Fiction?

Unless you’ve somehow managed to avoid the majority of gossip magazines recently, you may be aware of the new trend of “celebrity” that’s emerged. Rather than say being recognised for some form of talent in regard to maybe acting, singing or dance ability these new found contenders seem to have become known more for their [...]

Kourtney Kardashian Pregnant With Second Child!

If you thought the Kardashian “klan” couldn’t get any bigger then think again, another Kardashian is on its way!   Yes that’s right, the eldest Kardashian sister Kourtney is expecting her second child!   The 32-year old reality star has revealed she is just nine weeks into her pregnancy with her second child with long [...]

Instant Fame: Just Add TV

Hard work, determination and talent or just the ability to get yourself in front of a camera and on the television? I’m not sure exactly what it takes in order to make someone a star nowadays but sometimes it seems that talent doesn’t always have to be that involved.   Whether it’s Big Brother or [...]