TV meme for #blogeverydayofjune

Again, meme-ing: will return to our regular programming tomorrow.

Do you snack while watching TV?

Sometimes – usually at night, & can be savoury or sweet.

What is your favourite TV show?

Don’t have a fav as such at the moment, it comes and goes. There is no TV show I love so much that I would knock down people in haste to sit in front of a TV.

What TV show makes you run to change channels?

Sport – tennis, soccer, olympics (except gymnastics)

How do you view your TV guide: online, on-screen, newspaper, magazine, other?

No real pre-planning, I use the online guide at the time of watching to assess what’s available.

Have you ever been surveyed for your TV-viewing habits or do you know anyone who has been?

No

Do you watch TV news and/or current affairs regularly?

No it is scary how uninformed I am. I figure I get enough from reading MX on the train home.Do you watch any TV “soaps”? (Truth please, even if it is embarrassing.)

Yep some stuff – Neighbours would be the most likely, but that’s still random – fortnightly appears to be enough to stay in touch. Though was totally sucked in by Bridget’s story & her death!

What other series shows do you try not to miss?

Spicks and specks, Glee, SATC re-runs

Any previous series or shows you really liked?

So many – SATC as previously mentioned, Vicar of Dibley, Friends, early House, Roseanne, Young ones, early West Wing etc etc – mostly comedies.

Do you have pay TV or are the digital channels enough?

Yep we have Foxtel IQ x2 – but it is dominated by MotH and the kids.

Do you only watch certain TV shows online?

I don’t watch anything online. Sit in front of a monitor too much anyway.

Do you regularly use services like ABC catch-up or other online replays?

No – no replays

Do you ever pay any attention to the adverts?

Not intentionally.

Do you multi-task while watching TV & if so what else are you doing?

Always – folding clothes, crocheting or knitting, reading. The TV has a role as background noise.

Is there a TV show that makes you laugh out loud?

Spicks and specks

Have you ever said no to a social invitation to stay at home and watch TV? (Truth again please.) Mind telling us what the show was?

Never. TV is not that important – though my family may argue that.

Do you record TV shows & if so why and how (VCR, DVD recorder, TIVO, laptop, etc.)?

Family uses the record feature with Foxtel a lot. MotH for footy, kids for whatever. I record the odd movie.

Least favourite TV personality/actor/character?

I agree with @Bonitoclub on Sam Newman, and would add Eddie McGuire. Generally any game show hosts, sports commentators and cheesy current affair show hosts.

Most popular TV personalities/actors/character?

?? Dunno. I love a pretty distraction – Big from SATC, Mark Harmon (NCIS) etc

Have you ever seen anything really memorable on TV (not news/events – made for TV drama, etc.)?

I love a good soapy death – and will tune into a soapy just for the dying part, i.e. Bridget in Neighbours, Molly on a Country Practice, what’s-her-face on Grey’s Anatomy. News/events though I do remember – the first cross-overs to US on the impacts of 9/11 which were shown during West Wing, the wedding of Charles and Diana….

Do you prefer TV series or stand-alone shows?

Series, but not ones where you have to be dedicated to the show to understand what’s going on. So series with stand-alone episodes.

Is there a specific show you find yourself recommending over and over?

Not really – perhaps Spicks and Specks? But most people I know would already watch it.


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