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Only 3 hours til the Emmys

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Fingers crossed the Colbert Report wins. As much as I love Tina Fey – SNL isn’t better than Colbert.

Strictly Come Dancing

So Strictly Come Dancing is back. I have to warn you, any review I do is based on watching the show on Sky+. I fast forward through all of Bruce’s jokes, and all of the post-dance conversation/puffing with Tess.

So Phil Daniels is out in week one. Fair enough, his waltz wasn’t graceful, but it wasn’t awful either. I blame the chinchilla stole Flavia was wearing on the Saturday show.

Let’s hope the class commentary – “That dancing was common”, “You’re a cheeky chappy”, stops with Daniels as it was embarassing!

Earth: The Climate Wars

This series concluded tonight and if you’ve seen none of the three parter, you still have 7 days to watch the entire series on BBC iplayer.

Frankly disarming stuff – the climate is changing, and could change rapidly. It’s hard to watch this show without day dreaming about how you’d survive the chaos a sudden shift in temperature change would have, let alone how the world is going to deal with the inevitable changes coming from a gradual warming.

At the end of the series Dr Iain Stewart said the experts he’d spoken to were scared. How could we not be too? What he’s learnt is action is needed now. So, maybe we should all be joining the Friends of the Earth or the Campaign for Climate Change.

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Written by Victoria

September 21, 2008 at 9:48 pm

Tina Fey glasses

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Desperate Housewives

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Thank God Dana Delaney has joined the cast. She’s the perfect bitch-next-door in Tina Fey glasses, it’s a shame she didn’t take the role of Bree she was offered when the show started.  What’s old? Carlos is still blind, making Gabby really unlikeable as she’s providing sub-standard care. The Scavo’s are having some kind of boring jealousy attack -fest with Rick, who I gather flirted with Lynette last season. I want to call him Tres, but no, Orson (Kyle McLachlan) is on thin ice after confessing he was the hit and runner who gave Mike the unstoppable pain that caused Mike to start using drugs. DH needs Kyle, so let’s hope the neighbours can overlook this little hiccup.

Gardener’s World

Sorry, Tony Buckland is not going to win me over by describing tomatoes as tequlia stingers or whatever.  He’s already tidying up Berryfields in a very 1980’s fashion. Can Carol have her own spin off please?

Earth: The Climate Wars

This is the kind of show you fall asleep in, but really enjoy the second time around. Kind of like Britain From Above. This is important viewing considering Guillermots are resorting to infanticide.

Other stuff

Have you missed the Palin/Clinton opening to the latest Saturday Night Live season?

Tina Fey is brilliant, how long must we wait for Season two of 30 Rock? Coming this month is Breaking Bad, starting 28 Sept on FX and Heroes is back soon on BBC2 too.

Ugly Betty

Gene Simmons is Amanda’s father? Yep, that’s credible.

Written by Victoria

September 17, 2008 at 2:22 pm