There is, in episode one of Torchwood: Miracle Day, a rather unpleasant scene.
BBC Knowledge is a television channel I trust. The BBC, after all, is from England, and is, like - the BBC.
Buckingham Palace stands sturdy and resolute as the centrepiece of episode 1 of The Queen's Palaces.
Sometimes - usually, in fact - it is important to apportion blame.
Sherlock Holmes was a dab hand at deduction. He observed, he deduced, then he solved.
Some stories are universal.
In the chronicles of stirring events, grand adventures and honest to goodness derring-do, John F. Kennedy has an exalted place.
I know little about the hierarchy at work among those for whom the vulgar charm of the theatre and the cheap whimsy of television is somehow an acceptable career choice.
In a long, difficult and often disheartening life, riven with unpleasantness, deceit, petty jealousies and nameless suffering, one has to take hold of any passing pleasure, no matter how small.
It is comforting to imagine that some of society's worst systemic abuses against its most vulnerable members, such as children, are behind us.
2015 has continued what has been, of late, a golden era of television.
Here are some good things about TV One's new show Coast New Zealand: Coast New Zealand features Scottish archaeologist and television presenter Neil Oliver, a long-haired gentleman with a strong accent.
One can only wonder what Jean-Paul Sartre would have made of First Dates New Zealand.
Every decade or so, a new wave of British comedians appear, form alliances, and create new and better television.
The Facebook page dedicated to being completely over the vampire fad only has 146 fans.
Mankind, bless its beating heart and badly damaged liver, has always struggled with sobriety as a seven-days-a-week state.
How, in columnus, to speaketh in all decency of Spartacus: Gods of the Arena?
I had stolen from my person a tube of particularly good, inordinately expensive, and, I'm pretty sure, environmentally sustainable shaving cream, at the Melbourne airport recently.
Mr Bates, you are the finest of fellows. You ignore that which is good for you, and think only of that which is good for others.
Twenty Twelve is an award-winning BBC comedy series, a mockumentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.