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Laurie Oakes hangs up boots, shonks and scoundrels breathe a little easier

Emily Watkins August 4, 2017 15 Comments

Laurie Oakes has called it a day, leaving a trail of explosive political scoops in his formidable wake.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer July 25, 2017

The ninjas were irresistible for Nine and the chefs were cooking with gas for Ten.

Channel Nine under fire for cutting local news in Darwin

Emily Watkins July 12, 2017 2 Comments

Channel Nine will no longer produce Darwin's 6pm bulletin locally, leaving the ABC's bulletin as the only locally produced TV news in the Top End capital.

Mayne: Aveo, Fairfax and Ten all need to fix their disclosure

Stephen Mayne June 29, 2017 2 Comments

Fairfax has slammed aged care provider Aveo for lack of disclosure, but the media company needs to check its own backyard.

Regional Aussies now prefer commercial TV news to the ABC

Emily Watkins May 15, 2017 5 Comments

Regional Australians are choosing local commercial TV bulletins for their news over the ABC, new research has found.

Hadley victorious … <em>Crinkling</em>‘s ultimate deadline … Nine never learns …

Hadley victorious … Crinkling‘s ultimate deadline … Nine never learns …

Emily Watkins May 9, 2017 1 Comment

What an emotional roller-coaster these past 48 hours must have been for Ray Hadley.

Who doesn’t love a wedding to boost ratings?

Who doesn’t love a wedding to boost ratings?

Emily Watkins April 24, 2017

Seven is hoping Edwina Bartholomew's upcoming wedding will be a ratings bonanza.

TV gets into the true crime genre, but how much is overkill?

Emily Watkins April 6, 2017

True crime provides content that is relatively economical to produce compared to drama or even reality TV, and delivers reasonably reliable ratings.

‘Opportunistic exploitation’: coroner slaps down Nine siege reporting

Emily Watkins March 31, 2017

Convicted rapist Antonio "Tony" Loguancio called Nine Network chief of staff Kate McGrath numerous times during a siege, which the coroner says hampered police efforts to negotiate with him.

Peter Costello for PM? Let his record at Nine be your guide …

Glenn Dyer March 13, 2017 6 Comments

Terry McCrann reckons Peter Costello would make a top-notch prime minister. But how is he performing at Nine?