Archive for Television

20 Years in Prague, 20 Questions

Photo of potatoes

Why is there a photo of potatoes here? I’m afraid you’re just going to have to read the article.

PraguePig.com’s Supreme Commander Sam Beckwith recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of his arrival in the the Czech capital. (A quiet night in with an aspic babovka and a bottle of Branik.)

He’s learnt a lot in that time but there are still a few things he doesn’t understand about living in Prague.

Read more

Flattr this!

Prague’s 10 Most Famous Expats

Photo of star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Do you have a star on PraguePig.com’s stock photo of a walk of fame? (Credit: Christian Haugen)

So Prague didn’t turn out to be the Left Bank of the ’90s, or the 2000s, or the 2010s but that doesn’t mean the expat scene is short of talented people doing notable things.

Read more

Flattr this!

O2 to lose Czech English Premier League football rights to Digi from next season [Facebook Post]

From August, it will be harder than ever to see Tomas Rosicky picking up his next injury 🙁

Link (iSport.cz)

Flattr this!

The Televizni Noviny Drinking Game

Televizni Noviny

Start drinking!

Surprisingly for a country where (trade secret) nothing much happens, Nova’s Televizni noviny (TN) evening news programme is routinely the Czech Republic’s highest-rating TV show.

Read more

Flattr this!

Czech edition of Metro falls for Guardian’s Jeremy Clarkson April Fool gag

Photo of Metro article about Jeremy Clarkson

Oops, looks like someone at Metro failed to see the funny side of the Guardian’s (rather weak) April Fool gag about Jeremy Clarkson backing their climate change campaign.

Read more

Flattr this!

“Levně a chutně” in English: Unfried doughnuts (“Koblihy bez omastku”)

Levně a chutně doughnuts

In a new, occasional series, PraguePig.com translates and tests the recipes from Televizní noviny’s “Levně a chutně” (“Cheap and Tasty”) slot.

Read more

Flattr this!

The movie star, the partner swap and the surrogate mother: Karel Roden’s bizarre private life

The movie star, the partner swap and the surrogate mother: Karel Roden's bizarre private life

Karel Roden, Jana Krausová, Ivana Chýlková, Laura Čekanová and Jan Kraus

Karel Roden, the Czech Republic’s biggest Hollywood star, has one of the country’s strangest private lives.

Read more

Flattr this!

Know your Czech celebrity: Leoš Mareš

Leoš Mareš

Good looks and easy charm have made Leoš Mareš a star, but it’s the radio and TV presenter’s colourful social life that fascinates the Czech Republic’s tabloid media.

Read more

Flattr this!

Naked, Hogtied ALF: Disturbing Funfair Ride in Prague 8-Troja

image

Just wrong.

Flattr this!

Blesk vs. Beck: Does Fitness BBC’s Owner Bully and Cheat Czech Pensioners?

A still from Šmejdi

A still from Šmejdi

Here’s something for Fitness BBC members to think about the next time they’re on the treadmill: Does their gym’s owner harass and exploit vulnerable Czech pensioners?

Read more

Flattr this!