Best of the web: May 28 - June 3, 2016

by Fiona Rae / 25 May, 2016
Game of Thrones' Kit Harington blabs to a British bobby about his character's resurrection.
Kit Harington.
Kit Harington.


SECRET’S OUT: Now that the worst-kept secret in television history is finally out, British actor Kit ­Harington can at last talk about the fact that Jon Snow has been ­resurrected in Game of Thrones. Harington has apologised for lying about the fate of his character, but he’s also revealed to TV host Jimmy Fallon that there were a few people who knew, including one British bobby.

FILMS ON TV: Movies have always been the basis for TV series, but there is a bumper crop coming out of the US this year. We’ve seen Limitless, About a Boy, Bates Motel, 12 Monkeys, Hannibal and Fargo here already, but how do you fancy Lethal Weapon, based on the Mel Gibson-Danny Glover films; The Exorcist, with Geena Davis; or Westworld, starring Anthony Hopkins in his first role as a TV series regular?



SVOD HIGHLIGHT: What’s good in subscription video on demand. Little Women Big Cars, available on TVNZ OnDemand, is a cute series made by internet provider AOL about four soccer mums. It stars Amy Yasbeck, Kristy Swanson and Alexis Denisof, and appropriately, its five-minute episodes are absolutely perfect for busy women.

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