The Silbery Family


The three generations of women in The Silbery family bring a wealth of life-experiences, personality and opinion every time they sit down to watch the telly together.

Great Grandma, Emily “Emmie”, 89, models herself on Judi Dench but is young-at-heart and likes to keep the other ladies of the house on their toes. As an ex-nurse, she loves watching hospital reality shows and dramas like Call The Midwife and Doc Martin.

Mum, Kerry, 64, has a straight-talking no-nonsense attitude to life and is thriving as a middle-aged single. A recently retired teacher, she is enjoying her new found freedom. Kerry enjoys the heated debates of shows like Q&A, the country romance of Farmer Wants A Wife and is a die-hard Eurovision fan.

Daughter, Isabelle, 33, is a single-mother-of-one who loves politics, current affair and One Born Every Minute but there’s no denying that reality TV is her guilty pleasure.

These three women are close and relish each other’s company – always getting together to watch their favourite shows like The Bachelor Australia, Farmer Wants A Wife, Call the Midlife and most recently The Undressed, but it will not stop them from playfully pushing each other’s buttons, more often than not.


Meet Kerry

What shows does Kerry love?

She loves some intellectual watching, such as Four Corners and Q&A, but Kerry also likes to relax with Farmer Wants a Wife

What are Kerry's least favourite shows?

Kerry has no time for reality giants The Voice, The Bachelor and Keeping up with the Kardashians

What are Kerry's TV-watching rituals?

Kerry is happy if she's watching her favourite shows and drinking wine

What bugs Kerry while watching TV?

She gets frustrated when there are too many ads.


Meet Emily

What are Emily's favourite shows?

Emily is a big Doc Martin and Call The Midwife fan. She also likes to catch Catalyst when she can.

What shows does Emily hate?

Emily can't stand A Current Affair.

Does Emily have any TV rituals?

She settles into a TV-session with a nice, crisp apple.

What bugs Emily while watching TV?

The sound of the phone ringing is Emily's TV-watching pet peeve.


Meet Isabelle

What shoes does Isabelle love?

Isabelle loves a bit of reality, such as The Bachelor, Catfish and Louis Theroux. 

What are Isabelle's least favourite TV shows?

She doesn't like all reality TV. Isabelle has no time for MKR, Biggest Loser or The Block.

What are Isabelle's TV rituals?

When getting ready to watch her favourite shows, she always needs something to eat and drink. While watching with her family, Isabelle loves chatting and making comments about the show.

What bugs Isabelle while watching TV?

Isabelle can't stand when her TV is interrupted by endless ads or incessant texting.


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