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Axing The Simpsons would be commercial suicide for Ten

Axing The Simpsons would be commercial suicide for Ten

Glenn Dyer April 28, 2009

Last night's solid ratings performance by the Ten Network was overshadowed by a erroneous online report claiming it would soon axe The Simpsons.

CNN struggles on the middle path

Crikey April 28, 2009

With Fox and MSNBC veering to the right and left respectively, CNN are struggling to pull the ratings by steering a middle ideological path.

Is more news good news?

Crikey April 28, 2009

There are reports that Ten is considering expanding its one-hour 5pm news bulletin to 90 minutes. But do we need three versions of news at 6pm?

Freeview launches phase two with some deja vu

Crikey April 28, 2009

Freeview launched the second phase of their campaign with a new-look website and roadblock TV ads, but there's a striking similarity between the new Freeview ads and a previous Foxtel campaign.

The Cougar: too much reality

Crikey April 27, 2009

The Cougar is a horrifyingly embarrassing low-rent dating show in which a 40-year-old woman must choose one young cheeseball from among a batch of 20 spoiled curds.

Budget countdown: will ABC and SBS survive our toughest budget in living memory?

Bernard Keane April 27, 2009

Before considering giving more money to the ABC, there’s the small matter of what savings the broadcaster could make.

Tasmania plans TV show to promote state

Crikey April 27, 2009

The Tasmanian Government is planning to pay a TV broadcaster to develop, make and air a series promoting the state as an exciting place to live and do business. Good luck with that.

We’re mad about the Boyle

Crikey April 26, 2009

Her rendition of ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ from Les Misérables has had way more air time than Barack Obama’s inauguration speech. Here are the 10 craziest things said about Susan Boyle.

The continuing sports media evolution of Condi Rice

Crikey April 23, 2009

According to sources at HBO, former Sec. Of State Condoleezza Rice could be looking to join Bryant Gumbel's "Real Sports" reporting team.

After three years and three court battles, Ice TV beats Channel Nine

Eleri Harris April 22, 2009

After three years and three court battles, controversial electronic program guide IceTV this morning emerged victorious with a High Court win against Channel Nine.