Every year, like clockwork, the British public is astonished when we absolutely spoon our annual entry in the Eurovision Song Contest – but the BBC is changing things up for 2019. Now, more than ever, the Popbitch patented Eurovision method is going to be vital in ensuring we pick a winner. So let’s pull apart the songs and see what we’re working with here, shall we…?
Whatever Channel 5 had planned when they sketched out plans for a Celebrity Big Brother series with Stormy Daniels, they probably didn’t imagine it would ever lead to them accidentally rehabilitating the career of a prolific workplace sex-pest. Yet that is exactly what came to pass. So the question remains: what the fuck were they thinking?
The BBC has released this year’s shortlist for the UK’s Eurovision entry and it seems as though – slowly, but surely – we are beginning to find our step with the modern competition. As ever, we’re armed with opinions, stats and theory in order to figure out what will give us our best chance in Lisbon in May.
In a move that has baffled practically everybody, Channel 4’s Chief Creaive Officer, Jay Hunt, recently paid £75 million to move The Great British Bake Off from the BBC to C4. It will almost certainly prove to be a financially disastrous move – but she may yet think it was worth it. Why?
And so we say farewell to Paul Daniels, a truly groundbreaking figure at the BBC. A beloved light-entertainer who broke the mould in many ways – most notably, by only attempting to seduce women of legal, consenting age. Rest in peace, you sly fox…