The X Factor – Series 12: Six Chair Challenge (Part 2)

Boy oh boy oh boy. (And a couple of groups thrown in at the end for good measure.)

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My Top 5 TV Highlights Of 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote this list of TV things that let me down in 2015. I stand by everything I said there, but I also don’t want this blog to become a bog of negativity, so I am now going to offset it by listing five brilliant things that happened on TV in 2015. Shall we?

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My Top 5 TV Disappointments Of 2015

2015, eh? Whatever else may have been going on in the wider world, it was definitely a year in which some things were broadcast on television and people watched them. (Even if some of those people didn’t watch them live, but instead caught them on Netflix about six months later while airily telling anyone who would listen that they “don’t really watch television”.) Some of those things were brilliant, some of them had the potential for brilliance, and some of them were so far from brilliance that they realised they were going to need much comfier shoes before setting out on that journey.

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The X Factor – Series 12: Six Chair Challenge (Part 1)

Rita Ora sits in judgement of a parade of young women, and yet we wonder where we’re going wrong as a society.

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The X Factor – Series 12 Top 4: “Songs To Get Me To The Final” Week

Or, if you’re Lauren, “Songs To Leave Me Languishing In Fourth Place And Going To The Papers Vowing To Never Go On A Reality Show Ever Again” week.

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The X Factor – Series 12 Top 5: Jukebox Week/Judges’ Choice Week

Two performances per act this week, everybody! *grins wanly*

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The X Factor – Series 12 Top 7: Love And Heartbreak Week

They sang some love songs, and then they looked at the ratings.

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The X Factor – Series 12 Top 9: Movie Week

And also some songs not from the movies for rather regrettable reasons.

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The X Factor – Series 12 Top 11: Reinvention Week

Because the last reinvention, in which Nick and Rita were hired, went so well.

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The X Factor – Series 12 Top 13: “This Is Me” Week

Sadly not 13 back-to-back-to-back performances of the Demi Lovato Camp Rock anthem. It’s like this show doesn’t even know its audience any more.

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