Cloudstreet to hit small screens

May 3, 2009

Tim Wintons' novel Cloudstreet is set to be remade as a TV miniseries for pay-TV channel Showcase.

NRL Footy Show knocks on TV irrelevance

May 1, 2009

The NRL Footy Show averaged just 157,000 viewers last night, while Today Tonight came out tops.

Gretel Killeen’s hairy hype

May 1, 2009

Nine are trying to hype this year's Logies telecast with teaser pictures of host Gretel Killeen's new hair-do. Feel the excitement.

Today Tonight indicted in get-rich-quick deal

May 1, 2009

Today Tonight has been found guilty of breaching the Trade Practices Act for making deceptive claims about an investment mentoring program called Wildly Wealthy Women.

Ten’s 90-minute news “just doesn’t work”

April 30, 2009

Insiders say Channel Ten's attempts to revamp their afternoon news to extend into the 6pm time slot "fell flat on its face".

Freeview TV and ABC: uncomfortable bedfellows

April 29, 2009

Let’s be clear what Freeview is and why the ABC’s provision of support for it must be questioned.

Save our TV show: fan campaigns that worked (and lots that didn’t)

April 29, 2009

In recent years, some massive fan campaigns have been mounted to save ailing cult shows from the axe. A look at the ones that worked... and the ones that didn't.

Colbert study: Conservatives don’t get the joke

April 29, 2009

A study by Ohio State University has found that many conservatives don't actually understand that Stephen Colbert is joking on The Colbert Report. *Facepalm*

Axing The Simpsons would be commercial suicide for Ten

Axing The Simpsons would be commercial suicide for Ten

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

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.