Local fury over new TV drama set in Almeria’s greenhouses

Antena 3 TV has announced a new national drama series to be set in the greenhouses of Almería, but the local farmers have united to demanded it be scrapped amid fears it may “bring the industry into disrepute”. Demonstrations and legal challenges to follow! Well, quite. If anyone actually sees what goes on inside those greenhouses – a level of slavery, sexism and racial oppression not seen since the cotton picking days of the US Continue reading Local fury over new TV drama set in Almeria’s greenhouses

Will Smith buys “El Hormiguero” TV programme for the state

Will Smith has bought the US rights to Spanish TV show “El Hormigero” , a good show presented by the most irritating person on Spanish TV, Pablo Motos. Motos, a man who refuses to be outdone by anyone, and who doesn’t mind holding up the whole show until he matches whatever infantile act the previous person does, seems excited by the news. Willie Smith was “fascinated” by the format of the TV show when he Continue reading Will Smith buys “El Hormiguero” TV programme for the state

First Doc Matteo, now Life on Mars – on Antena 3!

First Antena 3 made a remake of Doctor Martin (Doctor Matteo), set, instead of Cornwall, in a small village in Asturias. It was excellent, I enjoyed it and it ended today. Next Sunday starts their remake of Life on Mars – La Chica de Ayer – when according to the trailers, a Guardia Civil is knocked over by a car and goes back to 1973. Excellent!