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‘Misfits’: Series 1 Episode 1 review

With great hype, comes great responsibility. You can’t have escaped E4’s relentless pushing of its new superhero drama - a kind of Fantastic Four with ASBOs.

‘Dollhouse’: Season 1 DVD review

Are you ready for your treatment? The creator of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Firefly returns to the network that, if you believe fan furore, hasn’t always treated him well in the past.

‘Torchwood: Children Of Earth’ DVD review

Years ago, we had Village Of The Dammed, a creepy tale about some kids who got possessed by a bunch of aliens who used the youngsters' skills for their own purposes, hence getting nick-named the Midwich Cuckoos.

‘Psychoville’ review

TV has been doing a fair a bit of riffing on the classics this week, particularly with Psychoville, in which a seemingly one-shot love letter to Alfred Hitchcock's Rope had an episode that contained more than a few shot-for-shot flourishes borrowed from the James Stewart original.

‘Primeval’: Series 3 DVD review

Pretender to the crown of Doctor Who and infinitely better than its ITV1 stable-mate Demons, Primeval is an entertaining Saturday night bit of fluff that fortunately doesn't take itself entirely seriously.

‘Battlestar Galactica’: The Final Season DVD review

Few, if any, television shows in recent years have achieved cult status on the same level as Battlestar Galactica. Although slowly rising from almost complete obscurity, it still never gained the mainstream popularity it so clearly deserved.