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Michael Jackson comedy highlights dangers of celebrity biopics

Sky failed to learn from past controversies about depictions of real-life stars, says Stephen Arnell

2017 kicks off in dramatic style

Genre’s domination could turn TV into a two-tier medium

Left Bank

Streaming services strike gold

Globes mark tipping point for Netflix and Amazon, says Kate Bulkley

Pointless 1000

Podcast: Pointless 1000 & superdrama Video

The latest edition of Talking TV explores how BBC gameshow Pointless managed to reach 1,000 episodes and offers a guide to BBC Studios ahead of its commercialisation in April.


Sherlock; Taboo; Endeavour; Walking The Americas

“It certainly got the pulse racing, but it stretched credibility to the limit.”


The Twitter verdict: reaction to Trump victory coverage Video

“Try CNN, it’s like Sky on speed. Everyone’s talking a million miles an hour.”