the good place

TV Review: Amazon Prime Video’s Upload is a thought-provoking comedy on the realities of the afterlife

May 1, 2020

As easy as it is to compare Upload to a program such as The Good Place – given that both series’ deal with the afterlife – Greg Daniels‘ romantic-comedy-cum-mystery is more a commentary on capitalism, a topic it tackles as successfully as it does ineffectually. Set in the not-too distant future (2033, to be exact), […]

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The King of the Small Screen: There hasn’t been a year Ted Danson hasn’t been on TV since 1975

October 2, 2018

Holy forking shirtballs! Did you know there hasn’t been a single year since 1975 that Ted Danson hasn’t been on our TV screens? It’s true! The American actor, currently appearing as Michael on the third season of NBC/Netflix’s The Good Place, has not shied away from the limelight over all these years. As a result, we […]

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Why Netflix’s The Good Place is heavenly television

October 31, 2017

Eleanor Shellstrop opens her eyes to find that she’s arrived in the afterlife. It appears – to her relief – that she made it to The Good Place (heaven). After being told she earnt her place in paradise because she saved innocent people from death row, she realises she has accidentally taken someone’s identity and […]

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Ten new TV series to get excited about over the next six weeks

September 9, 2016

Wondering what to watch in the month of September and October? Check out The Iris’s guide to promising premieres. Wednesday, September 14th 2016 (AUS) Doctor Doctor – Nine Network From the producers of Rake and Jack Irish, Doctor Doctor is a drama series that follows the story of Hugh Knight, a heart surgeon who believes […]

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