Tag Archives: Jeremy Paxman

Why America Needs Jeremy Paxman To Be Its New British Scold

Let’s not mince words: Americans love being told off by the Brits on TV. I don’t fully claim to understand the psychology, but I should imagine part of it is listening to the sneering contempt dripping from an upper crust ...

Five British TV Shows That Have Been Around Longer Than ‘Doctor Who’

Last year’s 50th anniversary of Doctor Who was a wonderful event and a celebration of one of television’s most singular shows, a deserved survivor of decades of refining what TV is, what it can do, and what people want from ...

WATCH: Russell Brand, Middle Name ‘Fire’

Comedians sometimes like to think of themselves as agents of social change, because they have seen through the commonly-handed down myths of society, and realize that a good percentage of them are hooey. Then presented their findings in ...

‘Newsnight’ Host Jeremy Paxman Grows Beard, Startles Twitter

You can tell it’s the summer when the more faintly ludicrous of news stories are the ones that cause a fuss – and that was definitely the case when viewers of BBC Two’s nightly current affairs show Newsnight took to ...

Paxman: Royal Wedding Has “Virtually No Significance Except…”

Jeremy Paxman, the tough-talking anchor of BBC’s Newsnight, gave his take on the royal engagement between Prince William and Kate Middleton in an interview with Matt Frei on last night’s BBC World News America.

Jeremy Paxman and Jamie Oliver: Two Celebrities, Two Diatribes

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