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Episode 20 – Happy New Televigion!

Rachel and James have changed the way they watch TV and have a lot to catch you up on. Including a veritable smorgasbord of correspondence! This week in summary Correspondence :-The Very Special Correspondent Mum (VSCM) has a right to reply about the Gauntletgirl episode, Freya sends in some fascinating Australian thoughts and Gauntletgirl explores the January new series […]

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Episode 19 – A Very Special Episode

Christmas and New Year is a time for family. And television. So what better for episode 19 than for James and Rachel to chat with the Very Special Correspondent Gauntletgirl.  We cover a huge range of topics including early screen experiences that might have scarred our psyches, forbidden Televigion, documentary versus fiction, spoilers and an in-person recommendation […]

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Episode 18 – It’s Christmas (Televigion)!

The Latest Televigion Podcast Episode! James is on his own again to do his last shifts before Christmas but talks about some communal Christmas watching; Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! and Sports Personality of the Year. Also featured this week Correspondence :-The Televigion Mum and The Very Special Correspondent Mum i.e. my Auntie Sheila […]

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Episode 17 – Televigion BOGOF

It is time for a change in Televigion. Rachel and James are co-hosting this week and that may be the way of things from now on. Conversations every time! We start proceedings with a discussion of what makes US podcasts different and then we delve into Christmas TV and James’ Christmas Radio Times ritual. Also featured this week […]

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Episode 16 – The Ghosts of Televigion Past

It looks like Christmas nostalgia has done wonders for James’ memory of Televigion past. Thanks Christmas Gold! Contained within we have Correspondence :- The Televigion Parents watch some US TV news and James Anderson recommends a favourite celebrity guest star and some reality TV, as does Charlie. From Gauntletgirl : Buzzfeed on their Favourite TV of 2015 Recommendations:- Snog, Marry, […]

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Episode 15 – Tiny Televigion

Being on holiday doesn’t mean no TV, it just means a smaller screen than usual. Plus lots of cakes. Contained within we have Correspondence :- Rachel pushes James to be less pretentious and Gauntletgirl sings the praises of Don’t Tell the Bride. Buzzfeed Article on Don’t Tell the Bride moving to Sky 1 Guardian Article on celebrity guest […]

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Episode 14 – Televigion Feast and Famine

Some Televigion days are filled with nothing but the screen. Some don’t involve pressing the power button on at all. As long as some TV is watched, all should be well. Contained within we have Correspondence :- The Televigion Parents highlight an unwatchable interview with Jocelyn Stevenson, James Walker has more thoughts about Peep Show Recommendations:- Received […]

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Episode 13 – The Standard Televigion Week

Can you have a standard TV week? James thinks he just did. Not much exploration, just the minimum requirement to sustain your quota of screen. Contained within we have Correspondence :- James Walker has thoughts about Peep Show, Robert suggests another Televigion expansion, Fern improves on binge-watching and gauntletgirl has her “Very Special Correspondent” segment. Recommendations:- Received The Comeback Kid […]

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BONUS Episode 12.5 – Fiancée a Chat?

I bet you’ve never heard two people engaged to be married discussing Televigion before! Well, now you can! Rachel opens up about her Televigion past and her likes and dislikes on that screen in the corner. We discuss the phrase “binge-watching” and the idea of binge-watching, predictability vs formula, and James’ pretentious attitude to TV shows. […]

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The Televigion Podcast Episode 12 – Televigion Dozen’t Mean Reviews

Televigion goes back to its roots and away from reviewing, Televigion is about discussing our experiences of watching the screen. And that seems to make for a longer episode! Contained within we have Correspondence :- gauntletgirl becomes the “Very Special Correspondent” and chats historical drama, Rachel discusses binge-watching. Recommendations:- Desperate Housewives (Sky Go); Master of None (Netflix); Gigglebiz (CBeebies); The Hunt (BBC1) What’s On Now:- Doctor Who […]