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      02.03.2010 20:55
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      Easy to watch fun gadget show

      I'm a boy who really likes his gadgets and gizmos, therefore I am an avid watcher of 'The Gadget Show' which is on channel five every Monday evening. Its starts at 8 p.m. and is on until 9 p.m. If you can't catch it then it is also repeated on a Saturday at 11.30 a.m.

      There are four main presenters. Jason Bradbury has presented the show since it started in 2004. He is a keen gamer and is really funny to watch as he charges around like a big kid, much like me. Suzi Perry is up next, she is the only female presenter and has also been on the show since it started. She is very into tech and photography. Funnily, the camera man seems to like her legs a lot, not that I'm complaining :O). Ortis Deley is a newer presenter, I really like him as he always gets to try out lots of the really cool things. Lastly, there is John Bentley who loves cars and tech as is a very likeable chap but quite geeky. Each of the presenters brings something different to the show and I find they really try and engage the viewer. They show a lot of enthusiasm for what they are doing which makes it enjoyable and interesting to watch them.

      The show is designed to appeal to lots of people as it covers all sorts of gadgets, from cameras to laptops, camcorders, televisions, toys to kitchen gadgets and camping equipment. It also features more quirky and interesting gadgets that are currently being developed, in places like the USA and Japan. Robots can feature quite a bit in these segments. There is generally something for everyone. You don't have to be really into gadgets or be really techie to find this programme interesting, as it features so many different things. It's not just really expensive things they test either, they test things across the board from cheaper items to very expensive. Sometimes they do a 'top five' feature where they give their five best buys for items like Radios for example. They award the gadgets they test a G rating, with 1 G equalling not very good and 5 G meaning it is the best. Although they do put some of the stuff they test through its paces, I do find some of the reviews lack depth and could do with being better. I assume this occurs as they still have to be 'entertaining' whilst reviewing and they also have a lot of gadgets to get through during the show. So quantity of reviewing often wins over quality.

      In a bid to be more 'top gear like' the presenters complete different challenges each week which I find entertaining, although it can get a bit stupid at times. But hey, I'm not adverse to a bit of stupidity myself. They generally battle it out against one and other with the tech of their choice. For example, in the latest episode they completed a 'wild challenge' where they were left stranded in a 200 acre woodland in the middle of no where and had to avoid being captured by some Special Forces men, who were hunting them down. Each presenter had to decide how they were going to avoid capture by choosing a piece of equipment that would fend off the Special Forces. They all chose different things, including: infrared decoys, trips wires and wireless motions sensors and paintballs. All in all it was pretty amusing to watch.

      One big feature of the programme is a mega competition each week. I have entered a few times by text but have not been lucky enough to win. The prize is a massive bundle of tech including games consoles, televisions, laptops and cameras enough to fill a whole room and then some. Overall the prize is worth in excess of £25,000. The annoying thing is that it costs approx £1.50 to enter by text each time as there is no online entry as far as I know.

      For anymore information or to watch clips from the show you can visit fwd.five.tv/gadget-show.

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        23.02.2010 18:30
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        Entertaining

        Last night while staying at home and watching TV, my other half came across with one of his favorite TV show which is " The Gadget Show". A very entertaining show which may not appeal to most people but a programme that will help and guide you when deciding what is the best gadgets to choose on the market.

        THE GADGET SHOW
        A programme for gadget lovers or anyone who are looking for some stuff that is worth buying for. It covers a huge range of technology, such as cellphone, games, satnav, laptops, kettle, toasters, robots, tents, camping gear and many more. The presenters review all the latest gadgets by doing various challenges. They tried different gadgets and compete against each other to find which of them works best in a particular situation then they will rate each one by giving a G rating from 1 to 5.

        The Wall of Fame is also part of the show where iconic gadgets has given enough credit for being one of the best technology introduced. Another exciting part of the show is the competition which will give you a chance to win a huge pile of newest gadgets in town. All you need to do is answer the question given on the show. The total prize fund is almost £20,000, but don't forget that every time you participate by sending a text or call, you will be charged at around £1.50 for every entry you send. I'm sure, many viewers were tempted to join, almost all the item that they're giving away are really top class brand and product that most of us would love to have. It's on Channel Five and usually aired on Monday nights, at 8pm.

        PRESENTERS
        Jason Bradbury, Suzi Perry, Ortis Deley and Jon Bentley.

        Each one of them have contributed a lot to make the show interesting. They seem to be so enthusiastic in every items they're testing. They are clever and really know their stuff. Adding to that is their sense of humor and how they make every challenges a fun experience for them as well as with their viewers.

        OPINION
        The Gadget Show is the only technology programme in UK that gives the viewers a general idea on what technology are worth buying for. This is exactly what I expect from any gadget programme, the types of issues and products are often relevant to us. It's also very entertaining, the way they deliver the challenges to show who got the best quality and durability. A programme who is not afraid to test any gadgets to their utmost tolerance. Eventhough we are not the most up-to-date when it comes to gadgets and technology, we still find it find it very useful to keep us updated on what's new. I definitely enjoy the great viewing, a show that is designed to inform, advise and entertain, all at the same time.

        Thank you for reading ;-D

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          01.12.2009 09:56

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          Great for people who love knowing about the latest gadgets

          If you're a big fan of gadgets and all sorts of different gizmos then you will love the Gadget show. I don't watch this show every week but I try and catch it if I can and am never disappointed.

          The Gadget Show is shown on Channel 5 and is hosted by 4 presenters, Jason, Suzie, John and Ortis.

          When I first saw this show, I was expecting it to be a nerd's dream program but it really isn't.
          They review everyday things like phones and cameras but they also review things you won't necessarily use, like tents and electric bikes.

          There is a part of the show where the one piece of equipment is compared with another usually by setting a number of challenges.
          They don't just do gadgets in this part of the show; I have seen vacuum cleaners and old cameras face off against each other.

          The best part of the show has to be the amazing competition at the end of the show. They offer Thousands of pounds worth of prizes to the winner, like a number of TVs, Xbox 360's, Computers, laptops, sat-navs and lots more. It is easily worth the entry fee to win this amazing array of prizes.

          I would recommend this show to anyone interested in gadgets or anyone that wants something interesting to watch on the TV. Channel 5 isn't the greatest channel on the TV but the little gems like this show keep the channel going.

          If you can't watch this on the TV, you can watch it on Channel 5's website.

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          16.11.2009 20:38
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          Magazine Show

          As a big fan of gadgets and gizmos of all sorts, I frequently watch 'The Gadget Show' on Channel 5. The programme is basically a review show which tests all sorts of new technology both large and small. Presented by Suzie Perry, Jason Bradbury, John Bentley, and Ortis Deley, the programme has developed a cult following over the years, and is now as popular as ever. A lot of male fans tune in not only to see the cutting edge gadgets, but also to see the lovely Suzie Perry - of course, it's all about the gadgets for me ;)

          The presenters seem to have a lot of fun with the items that they get to play with, and this shines through in their apparent enthusiasm. The Hermann Munter-esque John Bentley is especially excitable whilst being quirky and entertaining to watch.

          The Gadget Show has evolved somewhat over the years, and now as well as the standard selection of reviews, there is normally a 'challenge' part of the show. Here, a featured piece of equipment is pitted against another, occasionally resulting in a race on some sort of bizarre contraption, or a photography competition. Some people have criticised this new approach, saying that it has made the show a little silly, and I tend to agree to an extent, although it does mix thing's up a bit, and is generally entertaining.

          My personal criticism of the show would be the fact that the reviews don't seem to be as thorough as they potentially could be. Camera reviews for example, appear to be formed on a handful of features rather than looking at the product as a whole. That said, the concise nature of the reviewing means that the team can get through a lot of equipment in each show.

          One of the most impressive prize hauls in television is featured in the Gadget Show's weekly competition - thousands and thousands of pounds of equipment are up for grabs, often including multiple TV's, computers, Sat-Nav's, and tens of other high value items - it's well worth entering, although it does cost £1.50 a go.

          Overall, I would recommend the Gadget Show as one of Five's premium programme's which is always worth a watch. Whilst the reviews aren't always that thorough, as a viewer, you get a good look at the technology, and are able to form a general idea of its quality.

          If you're interested in viewing the Gadget Show, then it's normally shown 8pm Monday's on Channel Five at 8pm.

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            22.10.2009 14:35
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            great show

            This is a great show for people that are into the latest technology, shown on channel 5 at Monday evenings at 8 pm presented by four geeky presenters Suzi Perry, Jon Bentley, Jason Bradbury and Ortis Deley.

            They do tests of new gadgets and compare them with each other so you can work out which is the best for you which is great if you are unsure which one is the right one for you.
            The presenters also have competitions against each other for example a couple of weeks ago they invented an app each for their phones and gave them away as a free download to see which one was downloaded the most.

            You can see future gadgets on the show which is great if you are looking to purcase that latest gadget and are not sure which one suits your needs.
            There is also a great website that gives you all the information at your fingertips.
            They are currently running a competition where you can win over 17 thousand pounds worth of gadgets.
            This is a a very interesting and informative T.V show.

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            07.10.2009 20:27
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            A great show satisfying all your gadgetry needs!

            The Gadgets show (as you can guess from the title) is a show on Five bringing the latest insight into all things tech!

            The show airs weekly on monday evening meaning you can stay up to date with the technology industry and the latest gadgets to be released. Currently The Gadget Show has 4 main presenters (Jason Bradbury, Suzi Perry, Jon Bentley and Ortis Deley) and well as a special presenter for their online shows Dionne South. Each presenter adds their own individual perk to the show making it more diverse and attractive to a wider audience.

            Each show consists of a few key elements all of which keep you entertained. There is a main challenge in each episode in which the presenters battle it out to see who (and who's gadgets) will come out on top. These usually consist of races, who has the most features, who's is easiest to use etc. These are usually quite funny with added bits of humour here and there to make it more interesting. It's also a great way to see the latest products in action.

            There are also "The Gadget Show's Top 5" section where one presenter tries out an entire product range and then whittles the list down to the top 5, giving them a rating of 1 to 5 "G's". This is a great way get expert opinions on products, especially if you are looking to buy a product in the category soon.

            And finally the last main segment of the show (which is a new addition this season) is the "Wall of Fame". This works by two presenters each choosing a product in the same broad category (i.e. MP3 player, Games Console etc.) and have to prove why their's should have a place on the Wall of Fame. One of the presenters usually chooses a classic novelty while the other chooses the modern alternative and they must win over Jon to earn that spot.

            The only small thing that I dislike about the show isn't really to do with it's production but mainly one of it's presenters. I find that Jon Bentley isn't the best of presenters for the show anymore. He just seems out of place and sometimes his over-excitement and exaggerated just come across as fake. Sorry Jon!

            Overall The Gadget Show is still a brilliant show and definitely worth watching every monday. Highly recommended for any and every Tech Fan!

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              03.10.2009 13:20
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              The best show on TV for technology lovers!

              The Gadget show is the only reason for Channel 5 to exist in my opinion. It is currently on at 8pm on Monday nights and I think that it is one of the best shows on TV at the moment, mainly because Top Gear is not on at the moment!

              The show has excellent presenters. Suzi Perry, Jason Bradbury, Jon Bently and Ortis Deely all seem to have a really good time making the show and this really shows with the quality of TV they produce! The show is split up into different sections where the presenters review and test loads of gadgets. The reviews are very thorough and a lot of fun to watch!

              Every week the show runs, what I think is, the greatest competition ever seen on TV! They give away gadgets worth around £16,000! Everything you could ever want! I enter every week, it costs £1.50 to enter, but if you win, Wow!

              If you want to keep up to trend with all the latest news from the gadget world like I do, then this show is definitely for you! It's also repeated at 11.30am on Saturday if you miss it on the Monday! No excuses not to watch now.

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                22.09.2009 22:05
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                A rare hit for channel 5

                I think that its fair to say that The Gadget Show is one of Channel Five's flagship shows. On a channel that relies far too heavily on second rate US imports (yet managed to lose House.....), and ....um...Matthew Wright it truly is a homegrown shining star. It is split into series but seems to be shown for most of the year.

                It is now on its twelfth series and unlike motoring show Fifth Gear, doesn't seem to be an inferior imitation of anything on one of the more successful channels.

                It has had a number of presenters come and go over the years but has always had the holy trinity of Jon Bentley, Jason Bradbury and Suzi Perry. These are all extremely likeable presenters, highly excitable and passionate about gadgets without being smug *cough* Top Gear *cough*.

                The show lasts an hour and is currently shown on Monday nights at 9. It is a veritable mix of news, testing, experiments, challenges and one mother of a competition. Those who work on the show work hard to keep it feeling fresh and as up-to-date as the gadgets they feature. The list of gadget genres they feature is extensive, going from spy-type technology and surveilance to more homegrown everyday pursuits such as keep-fit and camping.

                The testing of products and their 'up to 5 g' rating system seems fair but they don't linger over the ins and outs of the product, instead giving snappy synopsis about any pros and cons wich enable the viewer to make their own decision about a possible process - what is also impressive is that they compare the functionality of products to their prices making it all feel a bit more accessible.

                I have to mention the competition, because it is one of the most famous features of the programme and because it is just so impressive. On the face of it its just like any phone or text in competition with a easy question. The price fund is generally worth upwards of £15,000 with numerous TVs, games consoles, tried and tested gadgets and novelty items up for grabs for one lucky viewer (geeezzz I'm starting to sound like the voiceover). Every week my husband thinks he'll get it - I would worry about our electricity bill as well as my sanity if he did!

                That said, there does seem to be an increased awareness on the show of 'green issues', in particular energy efficiency and carbon output. However, it is only so far that can go with this ethos - ultimately this isn't a show extolling the virtues of reading a book by candlelight.

                Often they get celebrities with a particular interest or expertise in an activity to test products which works very well. Often the presenters will set themselves a challenge and the show is broken up by these activities, using a wide range of gadgets.

                As you would expect from a programme of this nature, the website which you can find courtesy of five's website is also really good and has features and extra footage that were not shown in the programme and is also updated between series.

                The show is also good in that it doesn't alienate its viewers by only focussing on the most expensive gadgets out there, thereby making it accessible.

                All I'm going to say is that I am not a gadget fan in general (despite a long standing love affair with my ipod), I personally think e-readers are the work of the devil (books bounce when you drop them, they don't malfunction!) - however I find this programme to be great entertainment.

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                  24.08.2009 14:36
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                  One of my fav shows

                  The Gadget Show is an hour long television show broadcast on Channel 5, on Mondays at 8 in the evening. The show is all about gadgets and technology and is very interesting for people who are into their gadgets. The show is hosted by Suzi Perry, Jason Bradbury, Jon Bently and Ortis Deely and usually follows the same running format. There is usually a main challange where two of the presenters go againts eachother in a gadget based contest. For example, in recent programs they have had to learn a new skill using only the internet to learn and then demonstrate their skill whist judged by an expert. There is the Wall of Fame part of the show where two presenters put forward the case of a gadget or piece of technology to go onto the Gadget Show Wall of Fame. The decision is between two items of similar use, for example VHS and DVD or Mac and PC, the decision of what ends up on the wall is made by Jon Bently. There is usually a part of the show where items are reviewed the find out which is the best eg HD Tvs, Blu Ray players, Surround sound systems etc. There is also usually a part of the show showcasing new technology that could be around within the next few years.

                  Overall the show is very entertaining and informal to watch and can definetly help you to find new technolgy or give you an opinion on a product you might want to purchase. I would recommend it to gadget lovers, but there are aspects of the show that will appeal to every one.

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                    24.08.2009 14:25
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                    A unique & original show that's informative, clever and fun :o)

                    I'm not the most up-to-date person when it comes to gadgets and technology, but I do find it interesting and I'm always keen to be kept updated on new developments. I'm usually alright when it comes to tech, and prefer to use something using my initiative rather than read instructions, and I always do my research and check reviews before buying. These are probably some reasons why I love The Gadget Show, but you don't really need to be into technology much to enjoy it because it takes such an entertaining approach.

                    Don't be fooled into thinking that a show about technology will be boring and only involve things like computers & mp3 players. The Gadget Show covers a huge range of 'gadgetry', such as cycling technology, laptops, toasters, robots, tents, camping gear...the list is endless and not confined to any set preconception of technology.

                    The Gadget Show is a technology driven program that airs on channel 5 and is now sponsored by PC World. It's currently in its 12th series as of this August, and has only grown more popular since it first started. It is shown weekly on Mondays at 8pm, though repeats (such as on Fiver) and clips on their website are also available if you miss out on the Monday episode.

                    Initially, this show fitted into a half hour slot. As it's expanded its ability to reach a wider audience and offer more products to show (and give away in their competitions!) it's been stretched to fill an hour slot (minus the adverts).

                    You know when The Gadget Show is starting before looking at the screen because of the theme music, "In the machine", followed by the presenters giving a run-down of what's coming up in the program.

                    The are 4 presenters, who are currently Suzi Perry, Jason Bradbury, Otis Deley (in place of Dallas from last series) & Jon Bently. Each take on their own role and yet they all work together to form a solid show of comradery with a united front. Perry, Bradbury and Bently are the regulars, without whom the show would just not be the same.

                    Suzi and Jason are more so at the fore-front of the show, and it's their dynamic interaction that makes this show so entertaining. Without sounding agest, the range of ages of the presenters highlights that technology is for anyone and everyone, and each presenter does the job well which makes the program a pleasure to watch.

                    Throughout each episode, the time is divided into different sections as outlined in the introduction. These vary from week to week, but generally speaking there are some items which remain the same.

                    Challenges are frequent on The Gadget show, where presenters are pitted against each other to do something involving technology. Not only are the presenters tested, but so are technology products. These tests are ingenious, unique and original, meaning the show is fun to watch. Tests of the presenters can be anything from Perry & Bradbury having to race to build their own computer from scratch with a tight budget or text using the latest technology mobile whilst doing spins in an aeroplane. It's funny to watch and very entertaining, and credit goes to the presenters who bring the light-hearted, comical and warm approach to each challenge.

                    Tests of technology can range from testing laptop cases to Sat Navs to tents. The tests are again interesting to watch, so rather than merely seeing how many times a laptop can be dropped on the floor before dying, a series of original tests are designed to put the laptop through its paces.

                    There are focus groups, where the presenters get the opinions of a group of individuals on a product, and this helps bring in a wider range of people and thoughts. There are also top 5s of a certain products, my favourite was once the run-down of the top toasters on the market. The presenters made it entertaining to watch, and useful at the same time. Although, after having watched that episode I became a toast-a-holic on the hunt for a toaster that is actually capable of toasting both sides of the bread evenly (a task I'm yet to accomplish given my budget).

                    The types of issues and products that are present on The Gadget Show are often relevent to us, and so it feels as though the program is especially designed to entertain, advise and inform us. From beginning campaigns for wifi in public spaces, to reviewing products to ensure we get the best products at the best value for money, each aspect has a consumer-driven basis.

                    Then there are the competitions... answer a simple question and you could be in with the chance of winning a host of goodies. The prizes have come on leaps and bounds since the show started out, and now they're giving away bundles of fantastic gizmos and gadgets that are worth several thousands of pounds. It may be wishful thinking, but it's always worth a try! This just goes to show that the program has become very popular, credible and continues to move from strength to strength.

                    There are also items which are less relevent, to the extent that we can't yet buy some of the technology because it's not yet available in this country. We get tasters of new robots from Japan for example, which is both eye-opening and very interesting, if not a little annoying that what would cost the equivalent to £1,000 elsewhere will cost us £10,000 in our country when it's eventually released here 5 years later (but that's a rant for another day!).

                    I would definitely recommend the Gadget Show to anyone and everyone. It's more enjoyable when you've seen it a few times and get to know the presenters, as it's mainly due to them that the program is easy to watch and fun.

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                      27.07.2009 20:09
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                      Brilliant technology show

                      The Gadget Show is one of my favourite shows now and after a long boring Monday having to start a new week I look forward to watching the programme. It is definitely my favourite programme on Channel 5 (not hard really!)

                      The show is about new gadgets and technology and is very interesting as there is nearly some new, innovative piece of technology and this show helps you keep up to date and it also shows older technology. The stuff they look at includes things like games consoles, cameras, vacuum cleaners, phones, remote control cars, music players, TVs, robots, ebooks, photo frames, lawnmowers, toasters and many others!

                      The show started in 2004 with the original presenters being Jason Bradbury, Suzie Perry and John Bentley (who is a bit weird!) The show is on Five on Mondays normally at eight pm but is also repeated on other channels. Recently Dallas Campbell joined but has now disappeared without mention and another new presenter is Otis. I like the presenters of the show and Jason and Suzie get on well. John Bentley however is a little bit weird and he seems to appear less than some of the others.

                      The show reviews gadgets which is really handy because over time they have probably reviewed the best types of all technology to help you choose and make buying decisions easier. Each week they pick a category e.g. netbooks and they get someone who uses them often who is reasonably famous to help them choose which one they think is the best and they give them all ratings and explain what is good or bad.

                      Another interesting part of the show is the challenge where they test gadgets to the extreme and are generally great and they go over the top but it is fun to watch!

                      A relatively new feature is the Wall of Fame where Jason and Otis try and convince John which gadget out of two is the best and usually has a modern option like the Nintendo Ds and the original Nintendo handheld game machine which is interesting to watch and reminds you of older technology.

                      Overall this is a brilliant show and definitely my favourite from Channel Five (not that there is much competition) and is one of my favourite shows on TV. It is good whether you know lots about gadgets or not and is a good watch as well. It keeps you up to date with all the latest tech and some of the things shown are amazing. The show does seem to feature lots of adverts however I don`t really care as it is a brilliant show and I fast forward them anyway! Simply put an enjoyable and fun technology show which I think most people would enjoy.

                      5/5 Brilliant technology show which most people would enjoy!

                      This review may appear on other websites under the names mariofan123 or ns1209.

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                        A great show that makes you think more about gadgets

                        The gadget show is usually shown on channel 5 at 8 pm on a monday and is one of my favourite tv shows. This is mainly because I love a wide range of gadgets and the gadget show tends to cover a wide range of gadgets each week.

                        Each week the gadget show does challenges which involve using the gadgets for that particular week. For example in the past, the show has used water skis to race and find out which one is better. These challenges are a very good way of actually testing the gadgets capabilities. The shows presenters then give the gadgets a "G" rating out of five to determine their opinion of the gadget.

                        The show also reviews TVs and gadgets like this will not usually require a challenge; instead they will be tested side by side. This is a good way to test TVs because if there is any difference between them then it is usually noticeable. Like the gadgets in the challenges these gadgets are also given a "G" rating out five.

                        Overall the gadget show is a great show and is definitely the best show out there for looking at and testing gadgets. The show makes you think more about which gadget to choose next time you go to the shopping centre and usually is correct.

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                          21.06.2009 20:36
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                          ONE OF THE BEST PROGRAMMES ON TV

                          The gadget show is my most favourite programme on TV and when it comes to Monday I'm always looking forward to it. The gadget show has been on channel 5 since 2004 and has got better and better ever since.

                          The gadget show reviews loads of different gadgets form vacuums to remote control cars this is really good because if your thinking of buying a product, the gadget show have probably reviewed it and it will give you an idea of what its like.

                          The gadget show consists of three presenters Suzi Perry, Jon Bentley, Jason Bradbury and Ortis Deley, these are really good presenters that give gadgets a tougher test and they also go head to head in challenges every week, which is fun because you never know who's going to win the challenge.

                          The gadget show also has a wall of fame that has gadgets that are just complete utter legends on it. Jon Bentley decides what goes on the wall of fame and why, this is good because it reminds you of old gadgets from years back like a cassette player.

                          I have always watched the show every week and still do this is because they have new stuff on there every week that makes you learn some think about the gadgets.

                          Overall I think that the gadget show is one of the best TV programmes on channel 5 and it has huge potential. The gadgets they have on there are amazing and are always intresting to watch what there about because you always no what to buy technology wise.

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                          17.06.2009 14:13
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                          One of the best technology shows

                          The Gadget show is a show that focuses squarely on the new and inovative gadgets and technology that is coming onto the market, with also a look back at the most iconic gadgets of their day.

                          The show started back in 2004 with the original three presenters of Jason Bradbury who started off as a stand up comedian before going into presenting and started on programmed such as the Top Gear spin off Top Gear GTi; suzie Perry who was mainly associated with sports programmes before she started on the Gadget Shows and Jon Bentley who while being a presenter has mainly been behind the camera the camera as a producer for programmes like Top Gear and Fifth Gear: with the show originally running as a 30 minute programme. This has subsequently been changed and extended to an hour long show (which is usually shown on Channel Five on Mondays at 8.00 pm or repeats on Fiver), and the presenting team has also been expanded. It started with the addition of Dallas Campbell, although he left without any mention after the end of 2008. He was subsequently been replaced by Ortis Deley. who while being on the show also works on the shows online weekly element with another presenter, Dionne South and another of the shows original presenters Jon Bentley.

                          In terms of how the show is run, the original three all had equal ait time on the show, although of the latest series of the show Jon Bentley has been in seen less on the show, with him mainly in his own segments of the show, giving reviews and comparisons of similar products. Such an example would be when he tried and test all in one television, broadband and telephone packages, or testing the very latest Note book laptops.

                          In terms of the other two original presenters, they take up the majority of the time of the latter episodes, as they take part in gadget challenges, although Jon does take part in some of these challenges. Usually these challenges to test the gadgets to the extreme to test the manufacturers claims about the product and see how far beyond these claims will the products go.

                          Although this may seem extreme it is a good section, as you have a laugh at the presenters making fools of themselves half of the time. But it is a good test, as with gadgets that are intended to be used out doors such as camping, if you are going to buy the products you want to know that it will stand up to the elements.

                          Although the show is not always focus on challenges that are so extreme. As in some shows they have challenges of, what is the best method to buy the gadgets, in a shop or over the internet. Or testing software for a particular task, such as photoshopping software or music mixing software. These are probably the more interesting types of challenges for me personally as, it is more of the types of items that I am likely to buy.

                          In terms of the presenting team, I enjoy taching them, as they have a good relationship and banter between all the team that is fun to watch. It was starkly evident how good the team work together, than when Suzi Perry was missing from the show for health reason in the last series and was replaced by Gail Porter. While she ok as a replacement until the return of Perry, there was something that was missing from the show, in particular the banter between her and Jason Bradbury.

                          I would recommned the programme if you are into gadgets or even if you don't as I know people that watch the show because of the different elements of the show, such as the challenges.

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