Monday 28 May 2012


How I Met Your Mother
7x14 46 Minutes
[Watch it (again) on 4oD.]

The Voice UK
1x16 The Semi-Final Results
Well well well, who saw that coming? Apart from anyone who read online speculation, of course, where those two upsets were quite clearly signposted. But hey, it keeps it interesting.
[Watch it (again) in HD on iPlayer.]


Dirk Gently axed by BBC Four, confirms star Stephen Mangan by Morgan Jeffery (from Digital Spy)
Scott & Bailey recommissioned, says star Suranne Jones by David Brown (from Radio Times)
Bad and good news on the TV recommissioning front, here.

The High Court is unable to agree on Twitter Joke Trial appeal
by David Allen Green (from New Statesman)
The quest for common sense goes on. Two judges heard the last case and delivered a split verdict, presumably because one saw sense and the other is an idiot. Next time it'll be three, so fingers crossed enough of them are of the (apparently rare among the judiciary) intelligent variety.
There's also a more personal comment from Green (who is Paul Chambers' solicitor) here.

The Voice creator John de Mol: we need to make the live shows "more exciting"
by Jack Seale (from Radio Times)
Well, it's good they realise it, and they have some definite, sensible ideas for going forward.