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The Strain: 1.01 Night Zero

The Strain finally hits our television screens with its pilot episode, Night Zero. The questions is, with Guillermo del Toro at the helm, was it actually any good?

The Great British Bake Off: 5.07 Pastry Week

As Great British Bake Off passed the halfway stage the stakes were raised for Pastry Week. Kouign-amann, anyone?

The Leftovers: 1.01 Pilot

Dead Dogs and Sad Clowns

Chasing Shadows / The Suspicions of Mr Whicher / Scott and Bailey

Two become three. But will become one next week.

Doctor Who: 8.04 Listen

Doctor Who certainly delivered the chills this week, but did it make a whole lot of sense?

Alex Polizzi: The Fixer

From hotels to family businesses, the formidable Alex Polizzi is out to prove she is a dragon worthy of a place in the den.

50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy

A new reality star is born in the shape of 71 year old Nancy Ashmawy, an OAP you would be happy to travel the world with.

Our Zoo - 1.01 / 1.02

Zoo, zoo, zoo, going to the zoo, zoo, zoo.

The Great British Bake Off: 5.06 European Cake Week

Swedish Princess Cake, Hungarian Dobos Torte and a voting controversy. It all went a bit Eurovision for European Cake Week on The Great British Bake Off

Chasing Shadows / The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher

Two new ITV drama in one week? Not great news unfortunately.

Doctor Who: 8.03 Robot Of Sherwood

Laughs a plenty as the Doctor and Clara head to Sherwood Forest. Is there another side to this dark Doctor?

The Great British Bake Off: 5.05 Pies and Tarts Week

Pastry, tasty fillings and enough innuendo to reignite the Carry On franchise. Pies and Tarts Week on The Great British Bake Off

Doctor Who: 8.02 Into The Dalek

How did the new Doctor fare in his first encounter with the Daleks? And are we any closer to understanding his motivations yet?

The Great British Bake Off: 5.04 Dessert Week

Puddings, Tiramisu and the controversy that will forever be known as ‘BinGate’. Dessert Week on The Great British Bake Off

Doctor Who: 8.01 Deep Breath

With a change in style and a very new Doctor, did Deep Breath meet our expectations?

The Great British Bake Off: 5.03 Bread Week

Rolls, filled loaves and the dreaded 'r-word'. Week Three in The Great British Bake Off.

The Changes

People rise up and destroy machines in this well-remembered BBC serial from 1975.

The Singer Takes It All

Can't sing? Can't dance? What can you do? You can apply for Channel 4's new singing talent show. No experience (or talent) necessary!

The Great British Bake-Off: 5.02 Biscuit Week

With more snap than a gingerbread man it was Biscuit Week. Chillies, 3D biscuit scenes and a controversy over shop-bought fondant icing proved that this was more than just a baking show.

Royal Marines Commando School

The newest documentary from Channel 4 follows Royal Marine Commando recruits as they go through hell to get their Green Berets

Binge Watch: The IT Crowd

Revisiting shows we really should have watched first time around.

Doctor Who: Lost In Time

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 release of Doctor Who: Lost in Time, a compilation of eighteen "orphaned" episodes from otherwise missing stories starring William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton. Plenty of fascinating material and some very fine episodes (and some duds), which is most likely to appeal to the committed fan than to the newcomer.

The Killing: Season Four

The final season of The Killing is here. Six hours to wrap things up.

First Impressions: The 100

Post-apocalyptic teen drama. Could be better than it sounds!

Orange Is The New Black Seasons 1 & 2 review

Laughs, tears, and a lot of emotions - Orange Is The New Black has it all.

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