The schlock you won't want to miss today.
» Pop Idol Extra 6pm, ITV2 ... Unbelievably, Kate Thornton has been granted three hours of airtime every single day. Will she be able to keep the utterly inane chatter going for such extended periods? Of course she fucking will.
» Buffy The Vampire Slayer 6pm, Sky One ... Buffy and co find themselves compelled to burst into song at the slightest provocation in this ace episode. Some of the songs are kind of 1960s hippyish crap, but it's such good fun that you will hardly notice.
» EastEnders 7.30pm, BBC1 ... The respite has been all-too-brief – Vicki returns from America tonight, with Sharon in tow. The one good thing about this is that it means the return of Dirty Den is getting closer.
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According to Marxist theory, cultural forms such as opera, classical music and the literary works of Shakespeare all fall under the heading of high culture. Low culture refers to a wide variety of cultural themes that are characterised by their consumption by the masses.
We might not be Marxists, but we do know we loved Footballers Wives. If you do too, you'll know what this is all about.