Every week day, I let you know what's happening in the world of television, film and many other media on both sides of Atlantic as well in the rest of the world (sometimes). The news category lets you have access to this pure news - and you can, of course, subscribe to its RSS feed.
If you're like me and have been watching Lost from the beginning, you've probably done the reverse of what you'd normally do – avoid all spoilers, footage, interviews with cast members, etc (which is no easy feat when you're running a daily news service). Even now that ABC has for the first time included some season six footage in one of its promos, I'm studiously avoiding watching it (which is no easy feat when you're embedding it in a blog entry).
Nevertheless, since it's on tonight in the US on ABC and on Sky1/Sky1 HD on Sunday in the UK, have a promo, just in case you're a little less cautious than me.
Interestingly, the entire first episode of the new season was premiered on a beach in Hawaii yesterday to thousands of fans. Naturally, various people had camcorders with them and then uploaded the whole episode to YouTube. And almost no one's watched them. No one wants to be spoiled, it seems.
Since we're on a Lost theme, on Thursday, the Reduced Shakespeare Company summarised the first five seasons of the show down to just 10 minutes. The full thing should be available soon, but here's a little preview.
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A UK media blog focusing on the best scripted TV from around the world, with daily news, views, exclusive reviews and good conversation. There's a bit of a bias towards the latest and greatest US TV, but we also cover Scandinavian, Canadian, European and Antipodean TV, as well as UK TV ranging from new Doctor Who to old Z Cars, and BBC4 to S4C.
Add in film, theatre, art, books, events, competitions and even weekly reviews of Wonder Woman comics, and you've (hopefully) got officially the fourth best blog on the web for media lovers. Oh yes, and there's The Barrometer, the ultimate guide to quality TV.
Praise for the blog Cision: fourth most important UK TV blog Blogging Edge: Blogger running Britain 2013
"For most of us watching the telly of an evening is a way to wind down and relax, but for Rob Buckley it’s his blogging bread and butter. With reviews of cult classics and up and coming US and Brit television shows, The Medium is Not Enough is fast becoming essential reading for TV buffs, with over 50,000 hits a month."
"The Medium Is Not Enough is a light-hearted look at TV, often from the US, but also from the UK. With varied, well-written content, the blog features healthy engagement and features well in search engines."
"Billing itself as 'officially the fourth most popular UK TV blog', there are several whimsical regulars here that could help it climb as high as number three…"
I'm Rob Buckley, a freelance journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of, although you might have heard me on Radio 5 Live's Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I've edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for trade magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider and the equally short-lived Death Ray and Filmstar magazines; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it "web site for urban hedonists" The Tribe. I'm freelance now and have contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network and TV Scoop.