The joy of the Olympics is how easy it is to drop in and form strong opinions about the best way to win in any discipline.
And it overlooks UK television's very real diversity problem to say it is.
Though my loathing for Downton borders on the pathological, I am keen on Trollope - but while Doctor Thorne is not bad, it's not great, either. Plus: Cooked.
The brilliance of Saturday Night at the Movies on Classic FM is that it gets people sick to death of talking about movies to talk about movies - by focussing on the music.
On the pop culture podcast: The 1975's second album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, the true-story drama The People v OJ Simpson and Tina Fey/Steve Carell comedy Date Night.
I couldn't fathom the purpose of this dollop of heritage television, so ivy-clad it'll soon be available on DVD from the National Trust. Plus: Murder.
After two months on patrol, Hilmer and his colleague not only had nothing left to talk about - but nothing left to think.
We chat the Oscars, Coen brothers' film Hail, Caesar!, Radio 4 drama season Riot Girls, and the Brie Larson film Short Term 12.
Shipping is a complicated and subversive way of responding to a story’s characters – there’s a whole lot more to it than just “getting them together”.
Watching Salmond in the studio with Iain Dale makes it clear who's running the show.
Even when the series is gripping, I keep being distracted by Travolta's weirdly unmoving face. Plus: The Night Manager.
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