Meanwhile Bake Off squares up to the BBC's new Family Cooking Showdown.
He’s a maverick who knows how to handle an over-mighty federation of monsters.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Zayn’s first solo album Mind of Mine, Disney animated film Zootropolis and Lev Grossman’s magical thriller The Magicians.
Smithers is now “out” in The Simpsons, but does his gay narrative serve the show more than it serves the LGBT community?
After the Sunday omnibus bombshell, what could happen next to Helen Titchener? Warning: Contains spoilers!
If our societal biases are usually reflected on the big screen, does Hollywood suffer from heightism?
Maigret Sets a Trap and The A Word reviewed.
All presenters try to get the best from the public - but it's harder at 4am.
This week, we chat ITV's Doctor Thorne, Female Friendship Week on the New Statesman website, and the debut album from British band Alt-J.
I sat with two of the organisers, debating whether all members of the extended Archer family were insufferably smug. “Pat and Tony can get in the sea,” one of them said, cheerfully.
In The Man in the High Castle – now a hit Amazon series – Philip K Dick imagines a Nazi America and a world of infinite realities.