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Nine axes the NRL Footy Show after ratings crash. Will the AFL be next?

Nine axes the NRL Footy Show after ratings crash. Will the AFL be next?

Nine jumped at the first opportunity to cancel the terminally under-watched NRL Footy Show. Now it's a question of how much longer its AFL stablemate will last.

Women's cricket scores some cracking ratings

Women's cricket scores some cracking ratings

Thanks to a very savvy programming decision, Seven's first cricket broadcast smashed it over the weekend. But that wasn't the only notable first.

NRL and AFL grand final TV ratings drop to their lowest in a decade

NRL and AFL grand final TV ratings drop to their lowest in a decade

Both games had every reason to be blockbusters, but they rated worse than we've seen in recent memory. Are networks overpaying for the telecasting rights?

ABC fracas leaves Fifield’s board in charge

ABC fracas leaves Fifield’s board in charge

As long as Mitch Fifield has his job, and the current board is appointed by him, there will be a clear view to minimise the ABC.

The AFL Footy Show wins the grand final battle, but is it enough?

The AFL Footy Show wins the grand final battle, but is it enough?

Eddie McGuire has snagged a win over The Front Bar, amid ongoing speculation around whether the show will continue. Was this a surge of support, or a final farewell?

How the ABC's culture hobbled Guthrie's mission for modernisation

How the ABC's culture hobbled Guthrie's mission for modernisation

Michelle Guthrie's ouster reveals the scale of the modernisation challenge faced by the ABC, and the culture her replacement must navigate.

Have you got what it takes to be the ABC's next managing director?

Have you got what it takes to be the ABC's next managing director?

Must have experience as a high-level editor of major national journalistic outlet, manager of radio and/or television broadcaster, an executive of digital content creation and distribution platform, a drama/light entertainment commissioning executive, a chief liaison with key stakeholders, and financial and strategic planning expertise.

Death by a thousand cards: staff weigh in on Guthrie's sacking

Death by a thousand cards: staff weigh in on Guthrie's sacking

In September, Guthrie told staff to try and boost morale by handing out thank you cards with images of a corny character named Larry. It could have been the last straw.

Asset write-downs forecast gloomy days ahead for regional TV

Asset write-downs forecast gloomy days ahead for regional TV

Despite a sunnier outlook for big players like Nine and Seven, regional TV affiliates continue to write down asset values as revenue and profit forecasts worsen.

Can Alan Jones hope to soften his $3.7 million defamation blow?

Can Alan Jones hope to soften his $3.7 million defamation blow?

Alan Jones will be looking for ways to lessen the impact of the $3.7 million defamation payout awarded against him. But even then, will he avoid getting into the same trouble in the future?