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Ian Wright and Alan Shearer (Ian West/PA)

Ian Wright and Alan Shearer (Ian West/PA)

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Ian Wright and Alan Shearer (Ian West/PA)

My television viewing habits have certainly changed during lockdown. Gone are the long, leisurely sessions watching Tiger, Rory, Shane and supporting cast knocking a little white ball around America. Instead, it's been all about CNN - with the highlight being the White House briefings.

'The Donald' suggesting that we ingest, or inject, disinfectant will remain one of my 'I remember where I was' moments, up there with the phone call telling me to get to a TV when the Twin Towers were attacked, or hearing Anne Cassin on the news telling us about Diana.

Skype TV works for me in current affairs, but entertainment needs an audience to react and for performers to play to. If Graham Norton isn't holding me from his sitting room, then nobody is. The Late Late has thankfully kept Ryan in the studio, and by any criteria Dermot Kennedy was superb recently - but how I miss that audience.