Nach Baliye: It was touching to witness the solidarity of celebrity couples in the great dance war. And the lust to win. An effervescent, fun show despite the ugly rumours of foul play. (Star One)
The Office: A mediocre, petty boss throwing his weight around—familiar story? This is subtle humour wrung from dreary, mundane reality. (Star World)
Parkinson: The host is charming, gracious and laidback, allowing his guests—ranging from Hollywood stars to celebrity cooks—to be the entertainers. (Star World)
The Sopranos: The gangster’s world, from the inside. A show that seems to get just about everything right—great music, great acting and the requisite atmosphere of moral ambiguity. (Zee Cafe)
Indian Idol/ Fame Gurukool: Both shows capitalised on the theme of the kid next door dreaming of fame, fortune and stardom. There was emotion, ambition, bonding, dilemmas and a rich repertoire of...