Is more news good news?

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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.

Budget frenemies: our ABC and the film and TV industry

April 22, 2009

The ABC is, at one and the same time, the greatest friend of the Australian film and television industry, and one of its greatest enemies.

Manipulating YouTube = priceless marketing for Britain’s Got Talent

April 21, 2009

The story of Susan Boyle is a neatly fashioned reality that, on closer examination, is cynically manipulative and deceptive.