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