#CrazyStupidTV: The HitList (BBC One, 25th May)

It's not unfair to say that there are two areas of programming the BBC have struggled greatly with in the last decade and a half. One: making Saturday night telly unmissable during those times of the year when Strictly Come Dancing isn't on the air. Two: making a show centred around pop music actually unmissable … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: The HitList (BBC One, 25th May)


#SongoftheWeek: Marvin Humes and A-Minor – ‘Girls on the Floor’

ARTIST: Marvin Humes and A-Minor SONG: Girls on the Floor SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK? So whilst Aston Merrygold storms the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom, JB Gill tends to another turkey flock/films for his CBeebies farming show Down on the Farm and Oritsé Williams beavers away on new material, where … Continue reading #SongoftheWeek: Marvin Humes and A-Minor – ‘Girls on the Floor’

Beating again: the rebirth of Marvin Humes

The post pop group solo career is a tricky, some might say unforgiving mistress to navigate. For every success story - Beyoncé, Robbie or Justin selling out stadiums and shifting albums by the bucketload, there's a thousand Abz, Lisa Scott-Lees or Appletons starring in Z-list reality shows and being dropped like hot potatoes from their … Continue reading Beating again: the rebirth of Marvin Humes