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Not sure what to watch on the box? Check out ‘Brian’s Guide’. Categories include: Not to be missed; Good; Curate’s Egg; and Downright Awful!


Not To Be Missed

Top Gear – Prime: Great fun, even if you aren’t interested in cars.

Q and A – TV1: Intelligent examination of social and political issues.

Sunday – TV1: Quality investigative journalism.

House – TV3: The man’s awful and the plots silly beyond belief. Wonderful!

QI – Prime: Quirky intellectual panel show with Stephen Fry

Native Affairs – MTS: Public service broadcasting not just for Maori

Media7 – TVNZ7:  High quality debate on the New Zealand and international media with Russell Brown.

Campbell Live – TV3: Crusading local current affairs with a conscience.

HARDtalk – BBC World News: Stephen Sackur demonstrates the art of the interview.

Monroe – Prime: Medical drama possibly better than House

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings – TV1: Breathtaking. You will be amazed.

The Graham Norton Show – TV3: The ultimate talk show. Norton leaves Parkinson for dead.

7 Days – TV3: Crass. Vulgar. Obscene. Foul-mouthed. Cruel. Brilliant!

The Gruen Transfer – Comedy Central: Informative and highly entertaining Australian programme on advertising.

The Daily Show (Global Edition) – Comedy Central: The only version you can see in New Zealand of the fabulous Jon Stewart satire show.

The Colbert Report – See The Daily Show.

The Chaser’s War on Everything – Comedy Central: Brilliant Aussie comedy/satire show.

Entourage – Comedy Central: I’ve never seen it, but friends assure me it’s great viewing.    Read the rest of this entry »