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Is Emily Being Munson-ed?

Oct 18, 2016 by

X Factor produced a masterclass in controlling the public vote this week, as we have come to expect from the show now. Freddy was...

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Nothing Left In Will

Oct 14, 2016 by

‘How well Will Young deals with criticism is one aspect worth monitoring recalling his infamous Cowell retort auditioning for Pop...

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Joker In The Pack

Oct 12, 2016 by

A dramatic week in tv betting land with The Brooks boys kicked off X Factor and, after feverish speculation, replaced by Four Of...

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Tango Teaser

Oct 7, 2016 by

If any further proof was needed Strictly is now following Syco’s dark arts rulebook it came on Saturday when a never-seen-before...

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Terry’s All Gold

Oct 4, 2016 by

We have our final 12 heading to the live shows on X Factor 2016. Once again the Digital Spy spoiler list has proved 100% accurate and...

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Melvin O Doomed?

Sep 30, 2016 by

As always, it was a highly informative first couple of live shows to launch Strictly 2016, along with some seriously questionable...

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Leap Of Faith

Sep 2, 2016 by

Last year’s series of Strictly earned a profit for readers of +52.4pts. Adding to that profit was series winner Jay McGuinness, a...

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Bread & Jam

May 23, 2016 by

As always, the full points breakdown for the 2 semi-finals and the Grand Final this year has provided a lot of food for thought and...

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What Goes Around…

May 14, 2016 by

It has been a difficult year and a rollercoaster year trading the ESC 2016 Outright market on Betfair. We have seen some amazing...

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UK To Do OK?

May 13, 2016 by

Belgium is the perfect opener for the grand final, just as it was the perfect song to close the semi. Laura doesn’t sound as good...

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Not So Great Danes

May 12, 2016 by

Being at rehearsals can sometimes work against you (see Iceland in semi 1) and it has made semi 2 feel even more difficult to...

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Im It To Win It?

May 11, 2016 by

Today I’m watching semi-final 2 in full for the first time. I managed to catch Lithuania onwards the other day when I arrived, so...

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Worth A Few Bob

May 10, 2016 by

Is Russia a penalty kick to win this semi? Many think so and have been keen to pile on as low as 1.3 on Betfair. Sergey performed the...

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Making Waves

May 9, 2016 by

Hey, it’s me. Look, I know it might sound strange, but… I’m only watching the rehearsals of semi final 1 for the first time at this...

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Say Lay Lay Lay!

May 8, 2016 by

Sweden’s Frans is going through the motions in this second rehearsal. There are a few quick cutaways at the start which don’t really...

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Star Quality

May 7, 2016 by

Germany, Italy and the UK will be the last 3 of the 42 to be seen for the first time today. Jamie Lee is in her German NF manga garb...

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A Note To Fear For Amir?

May 6, 2016 by

Round 2 of rehearsals for semi 1 contenders today, plus a first chance to see France and Spain. Very brief notes for 2nd rehearsals:...

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Geneva Contention No More?

May 5, 2016 by

Day 4. A personal highlight will be seeing Georgia’s answer to Ride today – the Young Georgian Lolitaz. Ate at a Georgian...

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Serb-al Remedy

May 4, 2016 by

A first chance to see how the semi 2 contenders are shaping up with Latvia’s Justs kicking things off and he has wisely chosen...

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Ab Fab Gab

May 3, 2016 by

Day 2 starts with the mysterious Czech artist Gabriela Guncikova who is this year’s Eurovision Lord Lucan – disappearing during...

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Diva Fever

May 2, 2016 by

Day 1 at the Eurovision 2016 rehearsals. Like opening the first window on an advent calendar… though Finland feels a bit like Bad...

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Mexican standoff

Apr 29, 2016 by

Delays, delays and more delays has been the theme of ESC 2016. Delayed reveal of the 2 semi-final running orders, delayed expulsion...

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Vive La France!

Apr 18, 2016 by

The London Eurovision Party is always a fun experience, but it’s worth remembering that these fan concerts aren’t always the best...

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esctips podcast: 1st half, sem...

Apr 13, 2016 by

Thanks to @ESCtips_Gavster for inviting me on to the ESCtips podcast along with @TobsonHelsinki to share my thoughts on the 1st half...

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