The 30 most influential TV shows of the decade, ranked

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Game of Thrones will be remembered as a televisual juggernaut. 


This story is part of The 2010s: A Decade in Review, a series on the memes, people, products, movies and so much more that have influenced the 2010s.

Whether you loved or hated the final season of Game of Thrones, you sure as hell talked about it. And so did everyone you know. The 2010s have been a banner decade for television, and social media has turned the whole internet into a giant water cooler. 

For this list, we’re looking back at TV in the 2010s, from Emmy-baiting prestige shows to cheesy sitcoms, both broadcast and streamed. These shows reverberated across our lives, influenced the direction of television, made us happy and made us mad. 

Our list puts a premium on the cultural zeitgeist. These are the shows that spurred you to sign angry petitions, buy Delos T-shirts and learn how to mix an Old-Fashioned just right.

We have some ground rules for inclusion. Shows that aired during the 2010s are eligible, even if they started before 2010. 

We’ve got your ’80s horror nostalgia, deadly humanoid robots and meth-making antiheroes right here. Our list is admittedly US-centric. Your favorite may be near the top, or it may not have made it at all. Feel free to tell us in the comments (politely, we hope) where we went right and where we went wrong.

30. Saturday Night Live (1975-present)

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NBC’s long-running, late-night sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live has ridden the roller coaster from innovative (’75) to cruddy (’80-’81) to revived (’95), but it managed to step firmly back into the national conversation during the late 2010s thanks to hot-button political topics and President Donald Trump’s outright hatred of the program. It was comedy gold like when it pit Game of Thrones against Avengers in a mock game of Family Feud.

29. Key & Peele (2012-2015)

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Sketch comedy got goosed when Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele put their stamp on the genre with Key & Peele on Comedy Central. From Obama’s Anger Translator to the East/West College Bowl’s buffet of wild names, Key & Peele pulled off both racial satire and inspired absurdity. The show forged ahead where In Living Color, Mad TV and Chappelle’s Show left off. Peele then went on to reinvent The Twilight Zone and deliver acclaimed horror films Get Out and Us. How’s that for building a legacy?

28. 13 Reasons Why (2017-present)

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Teen drama 13 Reasons Why has been scrutinized for the way it depicts teen suicide, and it’s also spurred conversations among young people, mental health professionals and families. A study released in 2019 suggested the series may be tied to a rise in suicides among boys 10-17 in the month after the show came out. Netflix has since altered a graphic suicide scene from the first season, and also increased warnings about the subject matter. The show remains divisive after airing its third season, but it made this list due to its prominent role in the cultural conversation around teens and suicide.

27. Silicon Valley (2014-present)


Tech culture has become one of the defining characteristics of our age, and Silicon Valley on HBO has become the defining show for a world that gets its kicks from iPhones, social media, apps and gadgets. From goofy startup names to tech buzzwords, Silicon Valley has mined it all and kept the comedy fresh and in step with the changing tech times. It’s nerdy enough for insiders and funny enough to satisfy tech outsiders, too. The fifth season of Silicon Valley premiered in 2018 minus T.J. Miller.

26. Black-ish (2014-present)


ABC’s Black-ish explores a classic sitcom setup by delving into the lives of the Johnson family. It’s funny, but it’s also not shy about discussing key issues of our times through social, cultural and political commentary. Black-ish explores the African-American experience and is on the leading edge of a wave of shows (including Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat and the One Day at a Time reboot) that take classic TV formats and reinvigorate them with fresh, diverse voices. 

25. Veep (2012-2019)


HBO’s Veep was a regular in the Emmy category for outstanding comedy. Powered by Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ turn as US vice president Selina Meyer, the show’s political satire rocketed it to relevance during the contentious 2016 US elections. At a time when real-life politics felt like fiction, Veep’s sharp-edge satire got our vote.

24. Arrow (2012-present)

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Superhero shows didn’t just come from the Marvel side of things. The MCU may make a big splash at the box office, but DC has ruled broadcast television with an iron fist (sorry not sorry). Sharpshooting superhero Arrow (Stephen Amell) picked up the banner for DC on The CW after Superman show Smallville ended. It kicked off a parade of DC shows on multiple networks, including The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Constantine. Soon, we’ll be welcoming Ruby Rose as Batwoman to the Arrowverse. DC fans love a good crossover story.

23. Daredevil (2015-2018)

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The 2010s was the superhero decade in entertainment. Marvel and DC duked it out in theaters, but Netflix’s Daredevil was the first and perhaps best of an influential run of streaming superhero television shows following Marvel heroes Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Punisher. There was a sense of diminishing returns in this ambitious experiment, but we’ll always have Daredevil’s jaw-dropping hallway fight.

The collaboration with Netflix paved the way for Disney’s new streaming service to launch multiple shows based on big franchises. Disney Plus will carry the Marvel TV torch forward with shows like WandaVision and Loki, while Star Wars continues in The Mandalorian and an Obi-Wan Kenobi series. 

22. Chernobyl (2019)

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HBO’s one-off miniseries Chernobyl starring Jared Harris dramatized the devastating 1986 nuclear accident in the then Soviet Union. It played out like an incisive journalistic investigation, showing how institutional hubris can feed into tragedy. Most of the world watched the accident unfold from a safe distance back in the ’80s. This show made it feel present and relevant, and unveiled the dark mechanisms behind a historic tragedy.

21.  Star Trek: Discovery (2017-present)

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Star Trek spent many years drifting away from its small-screen roots until the CBS All Access streaming service unveiled Star Trek: Discovery. (Disclosure: CBS Corp., which owns CBS All Access, is also the parent of CNET.) Discovery represents a grittier, darker Trek, and paved the way for the imminent return in early 2020 of beloved Captain Picard in Star Trek: Picard and for a new animated show, Star Trek: Lower Decks. Discovery’s gritty themes and violent action sequences have been divisive for pokerajaib some fans, but it will stand as the spark that kicked off new adventures among the stars, reinvigorating a television franchise that had been stagnant for over a decade.

20. The Expanse (2015-present)


The Expanse has been a gravity-defying triumph for smart sci-fi television. While fans are still pouring one out for dearly departed Firefly, at least they can celebrate The Expanse’s phoenix-like return from cancellation when it flew from certain doom at the Syfy network into the welcoming arms of the Amazon Prime streaming service. The show’s characters, political narratives and realistic physics propel it forward like it’s kitted out with an Epstein drive. 

19. Transparent (2014-present)


Amazon fired its first broadside in the streaming wars with Transparent, a prestigious, funny and dramatic study of a family in which the father, Mort (Jeffrey Tambor), is a trans woman. Tambor left the series under a cloud of sexual harassment allegations, but Transparent will wrap up without him in 2019.

With Transparent, Netflix felt Amazon breathing down its neck; it was no longer the only game in town. This heralded the upcoming streaming battle among Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus.

18. Rick and Morty (2013-present)

Adult Swim

Animated sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty follows the adventures of mad-scientist Rick and his grandson Morty. The zany animation style is juxtaposed with audacious and often wildly dark subject matter as it crosses dimensions and planets on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. This is Back to the Future gone mad. We can also thank it for the reemergence of McDonald’s Szechuan dipping sauce.

17. True Detective (2014-2019)


Every season of HBO’s creepy-weird-compelling True Detective has been very different, but the first may be the most influential of the bunch. It brought movie stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson onto the small screen and symbolized a new era of fluidity between the mediums. True Detective made it cool to go from a blockbuster film one month to a prestige cable or streaming show the next. Following seasons couldn’t match the buzz around the show’s debut, and it’s unknown if it’ll return for a season 4. 

16. Westworld (2016-present)

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Westerns and sci-fi collided in the sprawling Westworld from HBO. We loved it, even if we couldn’t always figure out what the hell was going on. It’s still a young show, just heading into its third season, but it’s generated plenty of discussion about the nature of reality and what makes us human. Some viewers prefer to focus on intricate plot theories, while others just get lost in the stunning scenery and special effects. Sure, some fans figured out the big season 1 twist, but Westworld showed that challenging and complicated storytelling can still grip an audience.

15. Bojack Horseman (2014-present)


The horse-headed main character of Bojack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnett) put the genre of animated shows aimed at adults on its back and peeled out of the starting gate in 2014. The Netflix series boldly tackles topics ranging from America’s gun crisis to sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement. Those are heavy subjects for an animated show, but Bojack Horseman handles them with grace and humor. It also delivered one of the most cutting comments on modern TV when Princess Carolyn declared, “It’s confusing, which means the show is daring and smart.”

14. Black Mirror (2011-present)


British anthology series Black Mirror took the basic idea behind The Twilight Zone and updated it as a pointed examination of how technology touches our lives today, for good or bad. Mostly bad. Black Mirror’s move to Netflix after starting as a traditional broadcast show in the UK propelled it to international stardom in a world that was ready to see tech portrayed as dark and freaky. The show’s cautionary tales are formed from a gripping combination of entertainment and sci-fi honed to a bleak edge that screams out a warning as we race forward into our tech-obsessed future.

13. Modern Family (2009-present)


What does a family look like today? That’s a question at the heart of ABC’s long-running documentary-style comedy Modern Family. One of the families is a gay couple with an adopted daughter, and family members come from a range of cultural backgrounds. It finally felt like sitcoms could portray the complex reality of a US society that is struggling to weave itself together.

Modern Family is heading into its 11th and final season. It hasn’t always been perfect in its handling of social issues, but it will be remembered for showing that the stereotypical family of yesteryear is not the only way to do things. And it did it on a major network.

12. The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-present)


Hulu’s benchmark drama The Handmaid’s Tale took the dystopian premise of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel and held it up as a heartbreaking and frightening mirror to our current societal and political turmoil. We stared into the shine, gasped and got nightmares. The costumes from the series appeared in political protest situations in the real world and viewers felt the tenuousness of the line between fiction and reality. 

11. Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)

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Confusion. Elation. Wonder. WTF. Brilliant. David Lynch’s return to the world of Twin Peaks sparked a lot of different reactions. The one-off season managed to be way more surreal than the infamous ’90s show filled with doughnuts, FBI agents and owls. It was pure, mainline Lynch. Some people loved it. Others shook their heads, but it showed just how daring television could be when you let a creative mind loose with a Showtime budget. And episode 8? One of the most stunning hours of TV ever aired. Don’t ask too many questions. Just watch it.

10. Broad City (2014-2019)

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Toto, I don’t think we’re in Sex and the City anymore. Broad City grabbed the young-women-in-New-York-City motif, shook it up and carried it into the most intimate parts of Ilana and Abbi’s lives. Even the bathroom wasn’t off-limits to this brazen female-led comedy that showed how a YouTube series could strut onto an actual network and rock the transition. 

Broad City called out to millennials, a group grappling with debt, nebulous job prospects and derision from older generations. The show often focused on the trials of scraping by in a bitter world, but it never lost touch with the furiously funny friendship at its heart.

9. Orange is the New Black (2013-2019)

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Orange is the New Black helped launch Netflix’s reputation for original programming, turning the streaming service into a major contender for recognition, awards and viewers. While the accolades were nice, OITNB was about more than that. It was funny, touching and dramatic. It showcased a diverse cast of women dealing with life behind bars and threw itself deep into issues surrounding race, identity, economics and the privatization of prisons. Was it a drama or a comedy? It was both, but the drama was its beating heart.

8. Glee (2009-2015)

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Dancing, singing high schoolers once ruled the airwaves back when Fox’s Glee was in its heyday. Gay glee club member Kurt Hummel (Chris Colfer) became a breakout star at a time when LGBTQ characters were few and far between on broadcast television. The show spawned a whole genre of mashup music and launched a string of hit cover songs, ranging from Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ to Lady Gaga’s Poker Face. The show inspired fans to kick up their heels and sing with abandon and managed to make some viewers wish they had another shot at high school.

7. House of Cards (2013-2018)

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Netflix’s first original television series kicked off a new era for streaming shows. You no longer had to be a cable or broadcast TV network to make award-winning programs with a mass audience tuning in. This show helped make binge-watching a widespread phenomenon. Not only did House of Cards fuel the streaming revolution, it became a touchstone moment in another defining cultural movement: #MeToo. Netflix fired alleged sexual predator Kevin Spacey (Francis Underwood) from the show before the final season. Robin Wright carried the finale with her magnetic performance as Claire Underwood.

6. Stranger Things (2016-present)


Netflix’s Stranger Things turned back the clock on horror by reveling in 1980s nostalgia replete with references to Stephen King and Dungeons & Dragons. It could have been a one-trick pony, but instead riffed on the themes of the horror stories that came before while still building a fresh, new and scary world.

Taut storylines, creative supernatural elements and likable young actors made Stranger Things a Netflix smash with tons of product spin-offs to keep fans’ pocketbooks engaged. It looks set to continue its run into the next decade.

5. Downton Abbey (2010-2015)

The Grantham family of Downton Abbey.


Part soap opera, part history lesson, Downton Abbey was the British show that transcended its PBS-audience-pleasing roots and gently rocked the world while genteelly sipping tea. The series followed the triumphs and woes of the aristocratic Grantham family and their house staff through a time of social and political change starting in 1912.

Likable characters, lavish period-piece settings and costumes and Maggie Smith dropping scathing one-liners as the Dowager Countess fueled the Downton Abbey phenomenon. The show is still so beloved that it made an appearance on the big screen in September. Downton Abbey proved you don’t need to be gritty and cutting-edge to make an impact. Sometimes stately and classic do the trick. 

4. The Walking Dead (2010-present)


Sometimes The Walking Dead is a great show. Sometimes it’s not. But it’s almost always a hot topic of discussion, especially when it unapologetically kills off your favorite character. While the zombies are plenty scary, the most frightening villains are the people who are still sentient. 

The show may be infamous for its creative gore, but it also examines what happens when society breaks down and what we will do in the name of protecting ourselves and the ones we love. The Walking Dead wraps all of this up with a big bloody bow on top, and viewers can’t seem to look away, even all these years later. 

3. Mad Men (2007-2015)


AMC’s Mad Men was more than day drinking, dandy hats and Heinz ads. The story of Don Draper’s (Jon Hamm) mixed-up journey through life and the advertising industry ranks as one of television’s great dramas. 

Mad Men spawned a retro fashion movement and pushed Canadian Club whiskey to prominence. It’s also been the poster child for the new Golden Age of Television, an epoch of quality programming kicked off by The Sopranos in the late 1990s. Mad Men showed there was room for other networks besides HBO to launch shows that were both prestigious and popular. 

2. Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

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A high school teacher dying of cancer becomes a meth-making underworld kingpin in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It’s remarkable  AMC greenlit the show to begin with, but Breaking Bad turned out to be one of the most tense, dark and artistically triumphant shows in television history. 

Walter White’s (Bryan Cranston) journey from forlorn chemistry teacher to The One Who Knocks was a masterclass in character development. Breaking Bad also cooked up another critical darling with the still active spin-off show Better Call Saul, also one of the finest series of the 2010s, and forthcoming Netflix movie El Camino, which streams on Oct. 11.

1. Game of Thrones (2011-2019)


Over 1.7 million people cared enough about Game of Thrones to sign a petition demanding a remake of the final season. But the HBO fantasy hit based on George R.R. Martin’s novels will be remembered for more than just a divisive season 8. It will be remembered as a televisual juggernaut, the absolutest of absolute units when it comes to television in the 2010s.

We obsessed over Jon Snow, spouted endless theories, rooted for Arya and lost ourselves for years in a world full of swords, dragons, sex, magic and intrigue. HBO truly went cinematic with Game of Thrones, turning the small screen into a massive canvas of lavish locations and big-bucks special effects.

The sheer number of YouTube parodies alone shows how much Game of Thrones worked its way into popular culture. It turned Northern Ireland into a global vacation hot spot, gave parents a vocabulary full of new baby names, and left every television exec in Hollywood asking, “What’s the next Game of Thrones?” We eagerly await that answer as gritty fantasies like Carnival Row and The Witcher arrive, but the truth is there will probably never be another show quite like this one (at least until the prequel comes along).

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Rodrigo Alves displays results of her surgery in a busty pink dress

She recently revealed her ‘life is so much better with breasts!’ after having implants at the Comfort Zone Surgery in Istanbul.

And Rodrigo Alves looked delighted as she showed off the results of her latest surgery during a night out at the Hilton al Sharq in the Turkish city on Friday. 

The media personality, 36, looked sensational as she displayed her new cleavage in a busty hot pink sequinned mini dress.

New look: Rodrigo Alves looked delighted as she showed off the results of her latest surgery during a night out at the Hilton al Sharq in the Turkish city on Friday

Rodigo looked happy and confident in the sizzling number as she posed up a storm outside the swanky venue.  





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The star pulled out all the stops for her glamorous look, wayangpoker adding a glittering diamante choker and a metallic clutch bag. 

While she boosted her height in a pair of silver mirrored pointed heels.

Smokin’: The media personality, 36, looked sensational as she displayed her new cleavage in a busty hot pink sequinned mini dress

Rodrigo wore her blonde tresses in a poker straight style, while she coated her face in a glam palette of make-up, including lashings of lipgloss. 

She busied herself on her mobile phone and was seen chatting away as she left the hotel following her night out.  

Rodrigo detailed her heartbreaking tale of how she risked her life to become a transgender woman in a tell-all interview earlier this month. 

And following her candid reveal, she then told how her ‘life is so much better now with breasts’ after having implants at the Comfort Zone Surgery.

Looking good: Rodigo looked happy and confident in the sizzling number as she posed up a storm outside the swanky venue

Head-turning look: The star pulled out all the stops for her glamorous look, adding a glittering diamante choker and a metallic clutch bag

Pulling out the stops: Rodrigo wore her blonde tresses in a poker straight style, while she coated her face in a glam palette of make-up, including lashings of lipgloss

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The TV star looked fantastic while filming content prior to her surgery as she showed off her chest in a plunging nude blouse, which boasted oversized sleeves.

Rodrigo looked incredible as she posed for photos and filmed content while picking out her implants at the clinic of her surgeon Dr. Serkan Balta, days before going under the knife. 

Wearing her revealing top, she continued to flaunt her physique with dark green skin-tight leggings which boasted ruched detailing down either side. 

With her platinum hair extensions styled poker straight, the former Big Brother star enhanced her beauty with a glamorous make-up look.  

Pre-surgery pose: Rodrigo exclusively told MailOnline how her ‘life is so much better now with breasts’ after having implants at the Comfort Zone Surgery

Glam: The media personality looked fantastic while filming content prior to her surgery as she showed off her chest in a plunging nude blouse, which boasted oversized sleeves

Pretty: Rodrigo looked incredible as she posed for photos and filmed content as she picked out her implants at the clinic of her surgeon Dr. Serkan Balta

Glam: Wearing her revealing top, she continued to flaunt her physique with dark green skin-tight leggings which boasted ruched detailing down either side

Preened: With her platinum hair extensions styled poker straight, the former Big Brother star enhanced her beauty with a glamorous make-up look

Rodrigo explained to MailOnline that, despite enjoying her new breasts, she still has a long way to go in her transition journey.

She said: ‘I’m loving every moment of it [having my breasts], but it’s not even half of what I’ve got to do to be a woman.’    

The star previously told MailOnline: ‘I have chosen 800cc of round super high projection implants under the muscle and I can’t wait to be able to wear nice dresses and outfits showing my new cleavage.’ 

Happy lady: Rodrigo explained to MailOnline that, despite enjoying her new breasts, she still has a long way to go in her transition journey (Pictured with Dr. Serkan Balta)

More to come: ‘I’m loving every moment of it [having my breasts], but it’s not even half of what I’ve got to do to be a woman’ she said

Making her selection: The star previously told MailOnline: ‘I have chosen 800cc of round super high projection implants under the muscle’

Rodrigo Alves made her debut as a transgender woman on Italian chat show Live – Non è la D’Urso earlier this month following her break.  

She said: ‘During the show, I was introduced still as Rodrigo Alves, my birth name which I will carry on using until March 2020.

‘I came onstage to Shania Twain’s song, Man I feel Like A Woman. I was full of energy feeling very happy and confident. 

‘The host, Barbara D’urso was speechless and asked me to do a catwalk for her which I loved and had much fun.’  

So ready: ‘I can’t wait to be able to wear nice dresses and outfits showing my new cleavage’ she said

Keeping it casual: Rodrigo stepped out in a black velour Louis Vuitton tracksuit 

Brit family book ‘luxury villa’ only to arrive at ‘building site’

A family’s dream holiday to Hollywood turned into a nightmare when they arrived at the ‘luxury’ villa – to find it was an unfinished building site.

The Russell-Illingworth family were excited to spend seven days living like celebs at a six-bed Los Angeles villa overlooking Hollywood Hills.

They forked out £2,450 for a week at the private penthouse after seeing the online advert featuring photos of an epic BBQ entertainment area and huge pool.

The back yard area in the villa in Hollywood, USA as it looked when the Russell-Illingworth family arrived. Debris and construction utensils lay strewn across a giant tarpaulin 

But when the group of six arrived after a long flight, they found the home was a half-finished ‘bombsite’, with an outdoor area covered in rubble, tools and dirt.

There was glass on the floor, exposed pipes, trenches and sand bags littered around the outside of the property, with tarpaulin sheets spread around the villa.



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Share The furious family from Grassington, North Yorkshire, were forced to rent a second six-bed villa at a cost of £3,500, which Mr Russell-Illingworth had to pay for on his credit card.

They were eventually refunded.

The family forked out £2,450 for a week at the luxury house after seeing the online advert featuring photos of a BBQ entertainment area and huge pool – which turned out to be green

Mother-of-three Mrs Russell-Illingworth said: ‘Staying in Los Angeles is something we have always dreamed of doing.

‘Mark went in the villa first to check it out. But when he came back to the car he said ‘love we’re not staying here, it’s not suitable’.

‘So I went in afterwards. I walked out to the back and just thought oh my god.

When the group arrived after a long flight, they found the home was a half-finished ‘bombsite’, with an outdoor area covered in tools and dirt. This is how the house was shown in the listing

‘I could not believe what I was seeing. It was a bombsite and I was just so shocked. I was angry and very upset.’

Mark added: ‘The stairways were covered in metal and there were bits of glass everywhere.

‘The pool was full but it was a horrible green colour and had glass in it. It was like I was standing in a building yard.’

The family from Grassington, Yorkshire, were forced to rent a second six-bed villa at a cost of £3,500, which Mr Russell-Illingworth had to pay for on his credit card. The ‘BBQ area’ shown

Furniture store owner, Becky and Mark booked the £2,450 a week villa in July 2019 through

It was listed on the website as a ‘Holiday Hills gem’ with five bedrooms, a BBQ area, outdoor pool and a huge garden area located just 1.5 miles from Universal Studios.

The couple had planned the seven-day trip to Hollywood as part of a bigger two week adventure with their their son, Jenson, five, two daughters Mica, 18, Lois, 20 and her boyfriend, Yulan, also 20.

The stay in LA followed a seven day ski trip in Montreal, where Lois is studying at university for a year.

The Russell-Illingworth (Mark far left, Becky centre) family were excited to spend seven days living like celebs at a six-bed Los Angeles villa overlooking Hollywood Hills

The couple had planned the seven-day trip to Hollywood as part of a bigger two week adventure with their their son, Jenson, five, two daughters Mica, 18, Lois, 20 and her boyfriend, Yulan, also 20

Mother-of-three Mrs Russell-Illingworth said: ‘Staying in Los Angeles is something we have always dreamed of doing.’ An extension of the main property is shown under renovation 

This is how the area was supposed to look, with manicured lawns and elegant sliding doors into a luxury bolthole within the grounds of the property

The party of six turned up at the villa in their rental car with a boot full of shopping at 5pm on January 9.

But the second leg of their trip got off to a disastrous start and Mr Russell-Illingworth recalls the moment he first realised what the luxury villa really looked like.

He said: ‘I went in first just to check it out and Becky stayed in the car with the kids.

‘The inside looked alright, it was a bit untidy but it was what it said it’d be on the website.

‘The inside looked alright, it was a bit untidy but it was what it said it’d be on the website,’ said Mr Russell-Illingworth. The area straddling the pool was supposed to be luxury, but was a mess

‘Then I went outside and walked to the upper garden area where the pool and BBQ area was.

‘The whole top deck was just a mess. There were trenches in the soil, groundsheets everywhere and tools just laid around. It was effectively still a building yard.’

Mr Russell-Illingworth said he phoned looking for answers. He said he was then given a number for who he believes are the owners of the property.

The pair apparently manage dozens of other properties and while Mr Russell-Illingworth said he did speak to someone on the phone about the state of the villa, he’s unsure who it was.

A man offered a 30% and later a 40% discount for the stay. But the father argued for a full refund – which has since been paid to the family.

There was glass on the floor, exposed pipes, trenches and sand bags littered around the outside of the property, with tarpaulin sheets spread around the villa – a far cry from luxury 

The parents began a frantic online search on their smartphones for alternative accommodation for the week.

Thankfully they did come across a place available the same night and only a 15 minute drive away.

But the huge six-bed villa came at a cost of £3,500, which Mr Russell-Illingworth  had to pay for on his credit card.

He has since learned the villa was in the middle of a refurbishment and is upset no one contacted him to say the work would not be finished in time.

Facebook account hack FAQ: What happened, how it affects you, and what you should do now | PCWorldHe said: ‘When I was on the phone to the owner I told them it wasn’t safe and demanded a refund. It just was not safe.

Mr Russell-Illingworth said: ‘When I was on the phone to the owner I told them it wasn’t safe and demanded a refund. It just was not safe.’ He cited exposed pipes in his complaint, shown

‘It was everything we worked towards for a long time and when we got there we couldn’t wait to enjoy spending some time in the pool. But the outside area was non-existent.

‘The response from the owners was appalling. I only ever spoke to them on the phone once. A lot of the time we spoke to We have had no apology or anything.’

Mrs Russell-Illingworth added: ‘The holiday did turn out to be exactly what we wanted and we had a fabulous time.

‘We saw the sights in Hollywood and it was great. We came away with very good memories. It really was fantastic.’

Mrs Russell-Illingworth added: ‘The holiday did turn out to be exactly what we wanted and we had a fabulous time.’ The incomplete back garden of the property is shown here

The family has lodged a complaint with The site has since blocked anyone else from making future reservations at the property.

Mike Russell-Illingworth has moved to warn others to be extra careful when making online bookings and has urged other holiday makers to conduct thorough checks by reading reviews.

A spokesperson said: ‘Because our overarching aim is to facilitate smooth and enjoyable travel experiences, in the very rare instance that a customer might show up to a property and it does not meet their expectations.

The exterior of the Hollywood property. The family said the interior was ‘fine,’ but it was the incomplete and hazardous back garden area that was the problem 

‘Our customer service team are on hand 24/7 to investigate and advocate on their behalf, including relocating them to another property if needed.

‘We have apologised for the customer’s experience due to the renovations taking place by the property and have offered to cover the cost of their alternative accommodation, alongside additional compensation.

‘Furthermore, we are working closely with the property to ensure that they set accurate expectations for our customers in future with the information they list on, particularly with regards to any renovations.’

On the listing for the property, a note reads: ‘We’re sorry, but it is currently not possible to make reservations for this hotel on our site. Click here to see nearby hotels.’ 



What Is Astrology Tarot Card Reading

How to lock your facebook profile - YouTubeTarot astrology is the technology wherever a results of the cards during a tarot card deck help you by method of troubled times by providing a illustration on your past, existing and future. card is extremely closely related to astrology as every card connects to an earth, aspect, or astrological sign.

Tarot card cards are created use of for divination, usually referred to as fortune informing. However, many psychologists have used them too, feeling that the cards usually build patients dive in to precisely however they very feel concerning themselves. this can be through with the subconscious. for example, permits claim you acknowledge job isn’t going well, however you are doing not allow on your own to think about it. getting a tarot card reading that shows you have got to rework occupations isn’t really telling your future even its creating you encounter specifically what’s very occurring in your life.

A tarot card deck contains 78 cards that come back underneath a pair of distinct components. the primary part is named the foremost Arcana. This part of the deck has 22 cards, 21 suitless cards observed as trumps and one card known as The Fool. it’s believed that these cards represent numerous phases of life that we expertise. many are recognizable like the Magician (related to the earth Mercury), the Lovers (connected with the astrological sign Gemini), and therefore the Death card (associated with Scorpio).

The other fifty six cards are within the Minor Arcana. Arcana is drawned from the Latin word akanum, that means trick. The Minor Arcana is weakened right into four meets, almost like traditional having fun cards. The four matches are the Cups, the Wands, the Swords, moreover because the Pentacles. every of those cards represents specific component of the earth and is connected with particular astrological signs. The Cups represent water and are joined most closely with Cancer cells, Scorpio, and Pisces. The Cups represent emotional states, spirituality, and conjointly the state of mind. The Wands represent fireplace and are joined with Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. The Wands represent activity, ability, moreover as individual development. The Swords represent air moreover as are connected with Libra, Gemini, moreover as Aquarius. The Swords represent the mind, intelligence, and conjointly experience. The last meet, the Pentacles, represents earth itself moreover as is expounded to Taurus, Virgo, and conjointly Capricorn. The Pentacles represent the physique, bodily dealings with, and utility. in conjunction with the four suits, there are to boot picture card as well as the Master, Queen, Royal patrician, and blue blood for every and each meet.

The Minor Arcana cards provide further specifics to the numerous Arcana cards. the numerous Arcana cards are viewed as additional non secular whereas the Minor Arcana cards are viewed as product.

Trendy tarot cards decks are heaps additional communicative that then earlier model, due partially to the graphics being way more terribly closely related to their significance. Tarot card guests prize their cards and conjointly usually will definitely not enable others bit them as they’re viewed as revered devices of their trade. because of the very fact that of the thorough graphics on every one, several card collections are typically tried as works of creation.

Discovering a psychic for a tarot card reading is simple. If you reside during a remote location or are hesitant of searching for a psychic in individual, you’ll to boot acquire card readings on-line. If you employ your most popular web search engine to go looking on entirely free tarot card reading, you’ll discover many websites seem.

Whether you acquire a tarot card reviewing on-line or in person, there are many belongings you ought to bear in mind. The card result mustn’t fright you, however rather offer you a much better understanding of yourself. they’ll assist you with not just about what your future holds, nonetheless likewise simply what’s presently occurring in your life. you want to leave the reading with a positive perspective and feeling educated.

A tarot card deck consists of seventy eight cards that fall right into a pair of distinct components. This part of the deck has twenty two cards, twenty one suitless cards observed as trumps and one card known as The Fool. The Minor Arcana cards offer additional data to the numerous Arcana cards. the foremost Arcana cards are viewed as even additional non secular whereas the Minor Arcana cards are viewed as product.

If you reside during a remote space or are suspicious of searching for a psychic in individual, you’ll be able to conjointly get tarot card readings on-line.

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Reasons Why You Should Play Roulette

Como apagar e-mail salvo no login do facebook - YouTubeExciting, glamorous, mysterious, these are all words that have been used to describe roulette. The game has been played in casinos since the 17th century and with the advent of technology, online. Its popularity in comparison to other casino games is owed to the simplicity of its rules, but that does not mean that it does not challenge the mind. This game is offered in very many platforms with some of the best being the .

Here are three reasons why you should play roulette.


In the movies, whenever a scene is staged on the floors of a casino, the identifying image that allows the viewer to comprehend that the setting is a casino, is the roulette wheel. Over the years, roulette has been part of the rich history of gambling and what better way to appreciate the roots of the sport than to play its defining game. Most gambling activities will always be associated with this small wheel.


has an aim of making all their customers comfortable and spend their good time in a special way. Their roulette is widely viewed as the one casino game that is associated with organization, civility and lack of rush. While it is a serious game, the norm is to find patrons socializing discussing their strategies and options. This type of interaction is not prohibited as is the case in other casino games which any way require concentration if one is to have a better chance of beating the house.


Roulette has that touch of class associated with it. When you play, you feel like you are part of something great that adds value to your life. The design of the roulette wheel incorporates beauty and craftsmanship of the old world and merges it with modern day manufacturing technology.

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So there you have it, next time you walk into a casino or log in to, do try roulette, the greatest casino game of all time. The pleasure of being part of the Kamar is much more than just enjoying a casino game.

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Greeting Card Racks – What You Need To Know

They can increase the sales by being both functional and attractive and contribute towards impulsive buying. You can buy different kinds of these racks made of wood, metal or plastic from online suppliers. Some card suppliers also supply you with racks, but the snag is that you can display only their cards on it.

Hence, by getting your own racks there is no limit to the cards that you can display as you will have the flexibility to use them for post cards, brochures and also other literature. Various online stores are a terrific source of finding cheap racks and you can also get them personalized by various manufacturers who make them to suit your unique situation for optimal space and sales.

They provide you with the dimensions of the rack so that you can consider it and relate it to the space available in your shop. Many online shops offer wire greeting card racks of which they have a ready stock which can be shipped immediately. The size of the cards that can be displayed on them is mentioned and this usually includes a wide range of standard cards. These racks are sturdy and good looking but not expensive.

These are ideal for displaying special occasion cards, such as seasonal, holiday and birthday cards. They also allow you to buy from points of purchase, which means your order is already on the way when you place it. There is an expansive range of greeting card display racks online. Some of them are of the rotating type where the customer can easily browse through the entire selection very easily. These racks don’t need much floor space too.

They are available in various colors and materials to. Some also have pockets to store multiple cards with a 3 tier or 4 tier stands. Some of them even offer combination’s of cards along with display of literature and brochures or any other signs. These racks also come with card holders that are made of acrylic which allows the customer to view them to be viewed without removing. You can opt for a spinning or rotating display too with many panels.

You must definitely have these cards with good margins and good brand names, but more importantly, it is also necessary that you have attractive greeting card racks to increase the impulsive buying tendencies of customers.

Online sources are your best and most reasonable bet in this direction, so give your sales a boost with this must-have accessory for greeting cards.

Australia wants to use face-matching to verify people downloading porn

Getty Images The UK might have ditched plans for an age filter on online porn, but Australia is going all-in with a new proposal that could require internet users to verify their identity in a face-matching database before viewing pornography. | Recover Facebook Account - Reset Facebook Password | Facebook Login - YouTubeThe proposal comes as Australian lawmakers consider new restrictions around age verification for online porn and gambling as part of a bipartisan parliamentary inquiry.

In a submission to the inquiry, first reported by ZDNet, Australia’s Department of Home Affairs proposed using its Face Verification Service to verify internet users wanting to look at porn.

“Home Affairs is developing a Face Verification Service which matches a person’s photo against images used on one of their evidence of identity documents to help verify their identity,” DHA wrote in a submission to the inquiry. “This could assist in age verification, for example by preventing a minor from using their parent’s driver licence to circumvent age verification controls.”

The first phase of the Face Verification Service launched in 2016 with a database that included citizenship images, accessible by government agencies including the Australian Federal Police. However, the Government has proposed expanding the Service to include drivers’ license photos to capture a larger part of the population. 

DHA hasn’t outlined the specific technical detail on how the Face Verification Service would be rolled out as means of verifying Australians on adult websites. But the proposal comes at a time when the issue of age verification is being keenly debated, with religious groups calling for the protection of minors and civil liberties groups raising concerns about the privacy and security of adults legitimately accessing legal pornography. 

A similar porn filter proposed in the UK was delayed a number of times as the British government tried to pin down a system for reliably verify ages. The UK porn block proposal was dropped earlier this month.

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