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'Never Mind The Buzzcocks' back on October 21st



  • Registered Users Posts: 4,800 ✭✭✭ Mike Litoris

    Angelos was ****in hilarious tonight.

  • Registered Users Posts: 20,299 ✭✭✭✭ casio4

    I forgot it was on tonight is it repeated any time?

  • Registered Users Posts: 14,482 ✭✭✭✭ ShaneU

    casio4 wrote: »
    I forgot it was on tonight is it repeated any time?

    On youtube already

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 196 ✭✭ mikeyboy

    Colmo52 wrote: »
    The Preston episode was brilliant though.

    That was the episode I finally gave up on it. Just struck me as nasty, taking cheap shots at the guy's wife. I know I'll be accused of lacking a sense of humour but I reckon Preston should have thumped the obnoxious little ****

  • Registered Users Posts: 649 ✭✭✭ WindmillWarrior

    It was all an act from Amstell though (and a very good one too imo). Has anyone seen his standup? Hes a very different person from the one in Buzzcocks. In Buzzcocks he just followed on from what Mark Lamarr was doing, so anyone who went on the show knew they were gonna get the p*ss extracted. Its not Simons fault he was so damn good at it :D

    Good episode last night. Fair play to Cilla, but Angelos defo stole the show :D

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  • Registered Users Posts: 43,389 ✭✭✭✭ Basq

    Bump for this..

    .. looks like it's back for a new series tonight!
    New series. Actress Kathy Burke takes a turn in the host's chair as the comedy music quiz returns. Team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding are joined by N-Dubz rapper Fazer, Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford, Mark Hoppus of pop-punk band Blink-182 and comedienne Sarah Millican
    BBC2 London 10:00pm-10:30pm (30 minutes) Mon 24 Sep

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 9,873 Skid

    Basq wrote: »
    Bump for this..

    .. looks like it's back for a new series tonight!
    BBC2 London 10:00pm-10:30pm (30 minutes) Mon 24 Sep

    ... and at the prime 11.50pm slot if you only have access to BBC2 Norn Iron

  • Registered Users Posts: 74,224 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1

    Returns with Greg Davies as host next Tuesday at 9pm on Sky Max

  • Registered Users Posts: 413 ✭✭ The_Dave

    I don't feel like Sky is the right place for the type of edgy humour in the original version, Channel 4 or BBC2 would allow them more freedom

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  • Registered Users Posts: 18,609 ✭✭✭✭ Ash.J.Williams

    is it nevermind the woke buzzcocks?

  • Registered Users Posts: 413 ✭✭ The_Dave

    I don't think it's that bad, though I'm sure they weigh up the demographics of each guest, to make sure groups are represented. Just lacks the cutting humour the original had (I'd imagine they're wary of slagging off anyone, whereas anything was fair-game in the previous incarnation)

  • Registered Users Posts: 9,587 ✭✭✭ Exclamation Marc

    I'm enjoying it a lot. As the_dave said, different eras and different sensitivities (rightly or wrongly) mean that the latitude you'd have been shown years ago to pillory someone just isn't there any more.

  • Registered Users Posts: 663 ✭✭✭ Shakyfan

    There's the problem! They do this on HIGNFY and it has kinda spoilt it - choose 4 guests because they are humourous, not to fill racial / sexual quotas.

  • Registered Users Posts: 18,609 ✭✭✭✭ Ash.J.Williams

    I enjoyed but I felt old :)

  • Registered Users Posts: 426 ✭✭ Celtic Husky

    It should have been Frankie Boyle hosting it. It's as perfect as can be for his humour and I can still remember that episode he hosted it. Was better than even Amstell which afterwards, should have become obvious to the producers as to who should replace him.

  • Registered Users Posts: 413 ✭✭ The_Dave

    That team captain Daisy has the most irritating laugh ever, hard to fathom why she got the gig. Doesn't seem to tick many boxes

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,212 ✭✭✭ Robxxx7

    The show is just a shell of its former self ...

  • Registered Users Posts: 169 ✭✭ setanta1000

    Greg Davies is no Simon Amstell and therein lies the problem with this reboot. Even worse is it feels like it was specifically made for old farts like me, again which is anathema to the vibe of the original show.

    4 out of 10

  • Registered Users Posts: 9,616 ✭✭✭ the dunne

    Maybe the old Frankie Boyle. His current "progressive" persona is mind numbingly transparent and false.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,587 ✭✭✭ Exclamation Marc

    Whatever version Sky put out was never going to compare to the Simon Amstell or the Mark Lamarr hosted versions. The second you expect the same or try to compare it, it was never going to be the same.

    I am enjoying it. It's not can't miss television for sure but it is a good laugh. I'm not Daisy's biggest fan and would love Bill Bailey back there but such is life.

  • Registered Users Posts: 54 ✭✭ Anything4883

    Daisy has this ruined before its began.

  • Registered Users Posts: 413 ✭✭ The_Dave

    Makes Jimmy Carr's laugh sound intellectual

  • Registered Users Posts: 10,917 ✭✭✭✭ briany

    Never the same after Amstell left. I know a lot of people like Lamarr better, and I liked him, too, but I found him a bit too edgy and aggressive at times, and it could be like he didn't know when to stop. Simon was more innocent, although that innocence belied an ability to dish out some acerbic wit of his own.

    Dappy: I'm from Camden Town. (to audience) Who knows about Camden Town??? I call it the capital of London because of the market...

    Simon: Please stop talking to them.

    That was a thing that used to p*ss me off about BBC panel shows. The normal host leaves or gets sacked or whatever and then they bring in a rotating guest host (not literally, though it might have been interesting), and the show just loses its personality. The interplay between the captains and the host was half the fun. Having a different host each week meant you didn't know what kind of show you were getting, and also that you'd get a lot of people who were useless anyway.