Is “Light Entertainment” One Reason for the Rise of Populist Leaders?

Researchers say that one reason for the rise of populist politicians, whether it’s in the United States or here in the UK are entertainment programmes on TV.

Scientists in Italy conducted a study word they found a link between exposure to what could be called as “light entertainment” on TV and people voting for populists like Italians Silvio Berlusconi.

Those people aged 55 or older and who what entertainment programmes had been found 10% more likely to vote for Berlusconi as compared to those people in the same age bracket who did not watch the shows.

Among the people surveyed who are considered less educated, those who watched a lot of entertainment TV as children had been found to percent more likely to vote for Berlusconi then their counterparts in those errors where the programmes are not available.

The study also showed that those people who watch entertainment TV from an early age had disadvantages later in life. Those people scored 5% worse in mental performance tests at a later age. The same demographics also been found to be less interested in politics.

The Best of Surprise Entertainment in the UK

There are many so-called surprise entertainment acts all across the United Kingdom today but none of them can shine with the same professionalism like The Singing Waiters.

The Singing Waiters from London are probably the most successful surprise entertainment act today. The group started out so many in the industry, performing most often for privately held events such as weddings or birthdays. It didn’t take long, and The Secret Singers in London gained a stellar reputation. The success and popularity of the Singing Waiters led to an expansion of their repertoire, now also including gigs on cruise ships, performing for classy corporate entertainment or flash mob performances all over the United Kingdom.

One thing that sets the Singing Waiters apart from other surprise entertainment acts is their professional training. While essentially everyone can become a surprise entertainer in the UK today, the Singing Waiters pride themselves by having the best-trained members who all come from professional singing dance schools. And this truly shows when one attends one of their performances.

If you are interested in seeing the Secret Singers in London, it can be recommended that you book early, preferably before the start of the warmer season. If you’re lucky though you may see them performing in one of the major cities all across the United Kingdom soon!

Team 17’s Deal with Mothership Entertainment

Team 17 is likely known to many a seasoned gamers as one major development publisher of quality gaming titles in the 1990s. Today, Team17 has announced they are partnering Texas indie developer Mothership Entertainment for a new title, Aven Colony, expected to be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

What’s noteworthy to mention is that this is yet another move by Team 17 after they announced plans of expansion to North America.

According to industry insiders, Aven Colony is in the works since 2013. Mothership Entertainment itself have worked on titles like Fable 2, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mechwarrior 4: Vengeance and other AAA gaming titles.

Aven Colony is still in beta currently and can be accessed through the marketplace.