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A well designed TV guide.
What's On TV
Member Name: kirstieksf
What's On TV
Date: 26/08/00, updated on 26/08/00 (17 review reads)
Advantages: Well designed, cheap
We have been buying 'What's On TV' since it was first published several years ago, and although it has recently undergone two makeovers, it's still the tV guide of choice in our home.
The first few pages are brief snippets of what to look forward to in the coming week, and then there are about ten pages of features on some of the upcoming programmes, which are usually interviews with the stars, or with the people featured if the article is about a documentary.
There is a three or four page section on the week's films, and then the main section, which consists of three double page spreads for each day of the week. The first double page spread is for the five terrestrial channels, with the remaining four pages being for the satellite and digital channels.
After the weeks programme guide there are some more articles, and then a page or two devoted to the children's programmes, followed by the letters page, which also has horoscopes and a very bruef look at what's on next week.
Allin all, 'What's On TV' is a well designed magazine, with interesting and informative articles, which are aimed at the average person, and not too much advertising. It's reasonably priced, and I would definitely recommend it as an alternative to the free TV guides which most newspapers now give away, but which more often than not are not very useful.