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Horizon, BBC2, Thursday, 9pm
The inability of navigators to establish longitude was one of the most pressing problems of its age. Sailors were dying of ignorance. They were either literally lost at sea or unaware of nearby dangers.
COMMENTBy Giles Broadbent
For those who observe Tower Hamlets Council closely or - for health and safety reasons - at arm's length, Monday's Panorama would have contained just the one shock amid the welter allegations of mismanagement, cronyism and self-promotion.
One is a tale of rogues blasting rival gangs in violent street brawls and the other is Sons Of Anarchy. What are the other themes the two programmes got in common.
By Tabitha Ronson
Master A is fixated with the craziness that is Insanity.
I caught him glued to the Shaun T fitness phenomenon on the Shopping Channel early one morning last week.
1. The style
We should be thinking Boardwalk Empire, but this LA-set series pushes us towards Mad Men. Men wreathed in smoke (cigarette or gun), collars and ties, titfers cocked, turn-ups sharp. The jazz makes the whisky smooth as a barman's nod.