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Meredith and Cristina in Grey's Anatomy
"She's my person": what are the best female friendships on TV?
By Bim Adewunmi - 17 January 11:46

From Buffy and Willow to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, relationships between women are no longer depicted only as bloodletting exercises in one-upmanship.

A scene from Count Duckula.
Fraggle Rock was as good as I remembered, but Count Duckula was much, much worse
By Bim Adewunmi - 11 January 7:49

CITV's Old Skool Weekend pricked the bubble of childhood nostalgia for Bim Adewunmi.

Nashville
From Nashville to Louis CK, the Americans - and their sitcoms - are coming
By Bim Adewunmi - 20 December 17:33

At last, Amy Poehler's Parks and Recreation is heading to our screens - one of a host of great US dramas and comedies heading our way next year.

Nashville
From Nashville to Louis CK, the Americans - and their sitcoms - are coming
By Bim Adewunmi - 20 December 17:32

At last, Amy Poehler's Parks and Recreation is heading to our screens - one of a host of great US dramas and comedies heading our way next year.

Bruce Willis as John McClane in the original Die Hard film
TV crushes: From Bruce Willis to Konnie Huq to the Yellow Power Ranger
By Bim Adewunmi - 13 December 17:18

Some of our screen crushes fade quickly, but others (like Bim Adewunmi's for David Addison) last forever. Who's yours?

How YouTube revolutionised television
By Bim Adewunmi - 01 December 7:54

Why internet TV is here to stay.

Morgan Saylor as Dana Brody in Homeland.
Teenagers on telly: the settings change, but the stories are still worth telling
By Bim Adewunmi - 23 November 15:19

Is there a dearth of good British teenagers on television?

Melanin without tokenism: black people are slowly being allowed to be normal on TV
By Bim Adewunmi - 16 November 12:46

In her first column on television and pop culture, Bim Adewunmi explores the progress made by non-white characters on British telly.

Chilli peppers on sale in one of London's markets
Tale of a city: From hell to hipsville
By Bim Adewunmi - 07 August 12:13

Bim Adewunmi contemplates Hackney's inevitable gentrification.

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