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Daily Proposition: Brisbane SLiDEs back on the silver screen

August 16, 2011

The novelty of seeing Brisbane on the telly was enough to pique my interest in the new Foxtel youth series SLiDE.

Adam Boland sticks with Seven

Adam Boland sticks with Seven

July 27, 2011

Former Sunrise EP Adam Boland Boland has dropped his legal action against Seven and instead taken on the position of Channel Seven's Director of Social Media and Strategy, reports Dan Barrett.

What could Steve Jobs do to a TV? Apple’s potential revolution

June 29, 2011

Rumours have been building in recent months that Apple is set to move in a big way into television. The possibilities are revolutionary to home entertainment.

Daily Proposition: watch Wilfred in LA

June 28, 2011

The casting of the US remake of Wilfred is great.

Australia set to get a Fox channel

Australia set to get a Fox channel

June 24, 2011

Following on from rumours that Fox International are set to launch a channel in Australia comes a significant number of job ads placed to staff up. Let the speculation begin, writes Dan Barrett.

<em>Neighbours</em> ‘real time’ an episode in novelty

Neighbours ‘real time’ an episode in novelty

June 22, 2011

In an ambitious move, tonight’s episode of classic Oz soap Neighbours has been filmed in real time, much like an episode of 24, or the film Nick of Time, explains Dan Barrett.

Cloudstreet, a high-quality Aussie story

May 20, 2011

The new television production of Cloudstreet is a high quality Australian story that will be very well received by many who will tune in to watch it. Of course, that isn’t to say that I enjoyed it.

Daily Proposition: watch Ita give birth to Cleo

Daily Proposition: watch Ita give birth to Cleo

April 15, 2011 1 Comment

Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo is a well worn, seen-it-all-before, paint by numbers mini-series -- that you’ll love to bits. Tune in for revolutionary ideas, bad hair and the birth of an iconic media brand.

Curtains close on cinema viewers?

January 6, 2011

TV audiences are up but cinema tickets are down. Could cinemas reliance on tent-pole films and excessive market research be killing audiences love of cinema? asks TV blogger Dan Barrett.

The top 5 shows on telly in 2010

The top 5 shows on telly in 2010

December 31, 2010

Quality TV is becoming more difficult to find each year. And not because there is so little of it, but rather it is coming from so many different sources. Dan Barrett offers his top picks for the silver screen.