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TV Thursdays: My Favourite British Show/s Ever!

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Hands up who saw Packed To The Rafters after reading my blog last week? No one? All of you? A few weeks ago, we delved into the topic of the ratio of American shows to shows produced internationally, inclusive of my homeland Australia, and we discussed about what makes a great show, and whether country of origin plays a factor. As I mentioned before, the decision is up the it’s up to the consumer and the avid TV watcher to know if their show is good, regardless of where it was filmed and set; and it’s my job as a reviewer and an informer of shows just to state the facts, give my opinion, hopefully as unbiased as can be, and let you all make up your minds.

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Matador (Night Of The Whale, Riot Til I Die, Dead Dreaming In Bagan, Mala Sangre)

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Episodes Air Date: September 16th, 23rd, 30th, October 7th 2014

Reviewed by: Joshua Andre

Matador (Night Of The Whale, Riot Til I Die, Dead Dreaming In Bagan, Mala Sangre)

Starring: Gabriel Luna, Nicky Whelan, Neil Hopkins, Alfred Molina, Tanc Sade, Yvette Monreal, Elizabeth Pena, Isabella Gomez, Eve Torres, Christina Ochoa, Christopher Cousins, James Callis, Sharon Lawrence

One of the success stories of the summer season, Matador ended its first season run yesterday, and what I could say is ‘wow’. I assume that there will be plenty of time before the second season airs, so I encourage you to jump on the bandwagon and watch the first season pronto. Even if you don’t love soccer, even if you don’t love spy shows, even if you don’t like soccer and spy shows in the same show, I would say to still watch the show, as it is the characters and their growth and development throughout the past season that has been the shining light for me, and the predominant reason why I will watch season 2.

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The 45th GMA Dove Awards Winners Analysis

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As I mentioned earlier in an analysis post about the nominations, the GMA Dove Awards is one of my most favourite time of the year in terms of Christian music, along with the announcing of the WOW Hits list, and the K-Love Fan Awards nominations. For those of who are not sure as to what the Dove Awards are, let me give you a quick run-down.

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Worship Wednesdays – “Oceans” (Hillsong UNITED)!

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Did you know that Hillsong UNITED won Artist of the Year yesterday at the Dove Awards? Yep, you heard me right. The Aussie worship movement that has wowed us time and time again with their simple yet effective worship tunes, although some critics complain that they release too many albums every year…yeah that band.

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Albums Releasing This Week (5th – 11th October 2014)

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Below is a list of the albums that are releasing/have released this week; which albums are you thinking of listening to and purchasing? Which albums are you going to recommend to others and which would you bypass? Let us know in the comments below.

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Beth Hazel Farris

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Beth Hazel Farris, a Christian pop/folk/acoustic singer/songwriter, who wrote the Casting Crowns’ song “Follow Me”, has released her debut full length album Life Is All Music recently. I recently had the privilege of interviewing Beth via email, as we discussed the recent album, how she started in music, and what she hopes listeners will gain from the album, as well as her goals and plans for the rest of 2014 and 2015! Check out the interview below.

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