Reality TV

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The Ultimatum: Queer Love review – this lesbian and bi dating show is absurdly watchable
Netflix’s latest reality romance show focuses solely on women and non-binary people. It’s refreshingly trope-free TV – and its contestants bring a totally new flavour of chaos

Daisy Jones

24, May, 2023 @10:22 AM

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Boris Becker’s daughter wins German equivalent of Strictly Come Dancing
Anna Ermakova wants to establish identity for herself in her own right beyond parents’ infamous brief encounter, say reports

Kate Connolly in Berlin

21, May, 2023 @2:11 PM

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The week in TV: Steeltown Murders; High Desert; Ten Pound Poms; The Stones and Brian Jones and more
Philip Glenister sheds his Gene Hunt persona in a sharply honed Welsh murder drama; Patricia Arquette flexes her screwball muscles; and the UK’s first dating show for gay men isn’t all about the flirting

Barbara Ellen

21, May, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Death of MasterChef judge Jock Zonfrillo sparks frenzy of tabloid intrusion | Weekly Beast
Relentless speculation and paparazzo at funeral as family and colleagues mourn. Plus: ‘dole bludgers’ hounded after federal budget

Amanda Meade

19, May, 2023 @2:26 AM

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‘Comfortable is not good’: Kym Marsh on the horror of Hear’Say – and landing the Take That musical
As she joins Greatest Days, the star from Wigan talks about the implosion of Hear’Say, 13 years in Corrie, tabloids raking through her bins – and not being able to afford nappies as a single mother

Emine Saner

17, May, 2023 @2:59 PM

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Watching MasterChef after Jock Zonfrillo’s death is a sad, conflicting experience | Nadine von Cohen
Seeing Zonfrillo’s smiling face everywhere I look has been a tad surreal – like giant, glossy reminders of the fragility of life and the nature of celebrity

Nadine von Cohen

13, May, 2023 @8:00 PM

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I Kissed a Boy review – historic gay dating show is a queer summer treat
The first ever UK gay dating show – hosted by Dannii Minogue – is fun, relatable and follows the tried-and-tested Love Island formula. What a thrill it is to watch

Benjamin Lee

13, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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King Charles and Queen Camilla make surprise cameo on American Idol
Royals appear on live stream with show judges Lionel Richie and Katy Perry after coronation concert

Caroline Davies

08, May, 2023 @11:55 AM

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Jock Zonfrillo remembered in televised tribute as MasterChef Australia returns
Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, Nigella and Marco Pierre White among those giving emotional tributes to late chef ahead of 15th series

Sian Cain

07, May, 2023 @11:42 AM

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No talking just kissing: inside the UK’s first ever gay dating show
Fun, sweet and unafraid to linger on bottoms and biceps, I Kissed a Boy is a true TV groundbreaker – and the contestants aren’t allowed to speak before they snog

Dylan B Jones

05, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Sex in the Dark: will this be a new low for reality TV?
The just announced ‘raunchy social experiment’ sees singletons trying out strangers’ bodies in darkness, a grim sign of what’s to come with writers striking

Stuart Heritage

03, May, 2023 @5:26 PM

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Jewish Matchmaking review – proof that if you want a date, you should ask your mum
Netflix’s new series shows how Jewish culture has its own cultural rules when it comes to dating – but that the same universal ones still apply

Lucy Mangan

03, May, 2023 @2:28 PM

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