There must be quite a lot of salvage still around as Quest’s Salvage Hunters returned on Wednesday with pleasing results. Elsewhere, Gold’s comedians-watching-comedy show – a sort of Gigglebox – failed to strike a resounding chord.
It can’t be long before some writer coming down with a fever in their freezing garret dreams up the idea of having Lenny The Pope wander into the artificial Wild West. After a few weeks on Sky Atlantic, it’s clear who’d win that particular gunfight at the corral.
This week, Sky Atlantic’s more theatrical version of the Wild West wrestled the ‘real men’ of the gold rush to a standstill before the sheriff in the white hat (also known as the PVR) rode into town to restore order.
This week, Jude Law playing a chain-smoking American pontiff debuted with record ratings – in Italy at least. Over here, we seem more possessed by bloodless perambulations and celebrities finding things in locked cupboards.
Last week, I found myself watching a documentary about my local shopping centre as the robotic and entertainingly dressed clientele went about their sinister business in a world that looked real enough and yet was somehow unearthly.
Harry Hill’s back on TV at tea-time, but we’re not talking TV Burp figures here. Nevertheless, Sky 1 will be happy with the debut of the prosaically titled Harry Hill’s Tea-Time : 391,000/2% at 6pm on Sunday.