We met ahead of the release of Portillo's new documentary about housing in the UK.
After 'Benefits Street' came scores of copycat programmes that make entertainment out of claimants' hardships.
On 'The Wright Stuff' all last week, the former '...and Judy' host finally got a chance to tell us what he really thinks.
Last night, Channel 5 capitalised on the penguin mania currently sweeping the globe.
Benefits Street with a twist sees families get £26,000 upfront if they agree to get off the dole.
Like thousands of other teenagers across the UK, I spent the late 1990s waiting up after dark for movies like "Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure," because it was the best wanking material on offer.
In between takes of "Coming for Christmas," we talked to the stars and executives of Television X—the UK's most treasured soft porn channel. They discussed the station's history, and if their holiday song has a chance at making the charts.