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The week in TV: Borderline; Gogglebox: Brexit Special; A Granny’s Guide to the Modern World and more

6 August 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Channel 5 comes up trumps with an airport-based take on The Office, while the Gogglebox crew head for the Brexit

The Wright Stuff (C5) | My5

Borderline (C5) | My5

Gogglebox: Brexit Special (C4) | All4

A Granny’s Guide to the Modern World (C4) | All 4

The Girl from Ipanema: Brazil, Bossa Nova and the Beach (BBC4) | iPlayer

In a remarkable departure from tradition, Channel 5 had two good programmes in one week. Normally it has only one, the often splendid The Wright Stuff, which last week featured guest panellist Shazia Mirza (the guests really make or break it each week: my heart tends to dance at the thought of Mirza, Scott Capurro or Steve Furst; and I do hope Alexis Conran, despite his shoo-in as Celebrity Masterchef – as predicted in the opening week by, cough cough, li’l old me – continues to grace our guilty morning watching). Mirza was gently nudged to rehash her latest appearance on Loose Women, »

- Euan Ferguson

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