TV programmes (like men, job interviews and countless other things) are a bit like buses. You wait all summer for something other than sport and then three great shows come along at once.
Tonight at 9:00pm sees three big-hitters – BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing, ITV’s The X Factor and Channel 4’s Gogglebox – compete for your telly-watching attention. And choosing which show you’re going to watch live is a bit of a tricky one…
On BBC1 we have the very first episode of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing when we’ll get to see the fifteen newly-bronzed celebrities, from Judy Murray and Pixie Lott to Scott Mills and Thom Evans, showcase their moves in their initial live performances. As well as see what a world post-Brucie is really like – and soak up all the glittery goodness of the sparkly competition.
Not one to be left out of the competition, Channel 4 have scheduled their Bafta-winning reality TV show Gogglebox – you know, the one where we watch people like us watch telly that we’ve watched – to go up against the talent show giants. Returning for its fourth series, Gogglebox promises to be as entertaining and heart-warming as ever, without a sob story in sight…
It’s a tough choice, but in just a few hours it’ll be decision time. So, what will you be watching?
[Disclaimer: If you have in fact not been waiting all summer for the sport to stop, you can tune into highlights from day one of the Ryder Cup at 8:30pm on BBC2…]