Wires and LightsNov 7, 2013
FremantleMedia's dating game show Taken Out flopped when it launched in Australia in 2008, but it's had huge success in other countries, writes Ali Winter.
Wires and LightsNov 4, 2013
Bevan Lee's a Seven executive, and has worked on shows such as Packed to the Rafters and Home and Away. He also thinks the internet is a terrible thing for culture, and writers. Laurence Barber explains why Lee is wrong.
Wires and LightsNov 1, 2013
The critically acclaimed Redfern Now begins its second season this week on ABC1. Byron Bache takes a look at why it’s a watershed moment for Australian television writing.
Wires and LightsOct 25, 2013
Game of Thrones is big business, but is it breaking new ground? Guest blogger Matthew Sini takes a look at the state of fantasy on television, and the divide between the HBO behemoth and Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra.
Wires and LightsOct 23, 2013
Chris Lilley promised to humanise his most sociopathic character, but hasn't quite got there, write Laurence Barber and Byron Bache.
Wires and LightsOct 17, 2013
Laurence Barber sits through the latest Fall offerings from the states so you don't have to.
Wires and LightsOct 10, 2013
Orange is the New Black and Wentworth: two new dramas set in women's prisons, only one of which is worth watching.
Wires and LightsOct 1, 2013
The final episode of Breaking Bad had viewers gripped all over the world, but as Laurence Barber writes, it was too simplistic for such a complex show.
Wires and LightsSep 30, 2013
The Fall TV season has kicked off in the US, and there's plenty of new and re-booted TV on offer.
Wires and LightsSep 23, 2013
It's been 16 years since the coming-out episode of Ellen, and queer characters are now commonplace on TV. What now?