Netflix's new show draws on an established traditon of bringing together disparate characters.
Meanwhile Bake Off squares up to the BBC's new Family Cooking Showdown.
The Portuguese blues has soul but isn't sad.
The joy of debuting a new series, Rupert Murdoch's squeamishness and a sting in the tail.
Once aspirational, property TV shows now carry a whiff of sadism.
The BBC2 TV series is validating and dispiriting at the same time.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Kesha's long-awaited new album Rainbow, the BBC Three mockumentary Coconut and Leanne Shapton's memoir Swimming Studies.
Game of Bones, more like.
Falling out of the love with reality TV’s wedding planning hit.
And why they still matter to us today.
As part of our 90s comedy week, we look at the last great sitcom of the decade, Spaced.