Topic archives: television

I’ll watch you again in 25 years: a return to Twin Peaks

June 16, 2017

The new season of Twin Peaks is less about the legendary 1990s series than about David Lynch's body of work, and the dream state he creates on screen.

Buffy saved me and the world. A lot.

March 17, 2017 2

Few TV shows age gracefully. Buffy is undead ... in a good way.

My name is Bernard and I’m a M*A*S*H addict

December 2, 2016 9

One of the dominant TV series of the '70s, M*A*S*H had a core theme of white male privilege, but it got more complicated as the show aged.

The regulation revolution of the Convergence
Review

May 1, 2012 2

A single, revolutionary concept forms the basis of many of the recommendations of the Convergence Review.

Thinking of the kids as the net flattens information hierarchies

February 13, 2012 4

Attempts to legislatively address the TV Now "problem" will fail - and the solution is staring rights holders in the face.

Finding your life’s calling, oh, and tales of the tubby newsreader

January 10, 2012 2

Ever told someone you hoped their whole family would die because Beaches wasn’t being repeated?, writes Courteney Hocking, a Melbourne-based writer and comedian.

The year in TV ratings: Seven scoops the pool

The year in TV ratings: Seven scoops the pool

November 29, 2011 1

Nine and Ten did everything to avoid mentioning the obvious: that they were walloped by Seven.

The 400 Club: the superhero edition

August 3, 2011

It’s a very superhero heavy episode of The 400 Club this week as Dave Owen, Simon Band, and Dan Barrett examine the Wonder Woman pilot, Thundercats, Iron Man, and Wolverine.

iPlayer commences international rollout

iPlayer commences international rollout

July 28, 2011

While a Connected TV offering is still some years away for foreign markets, a taste of what such a future offers is evident with the launch of the iPlayer app for the iPad, writes Dan Barrett.

Adam Boland sticks with Seven

Adam Boland sticks with Seven

July 27, 2011

Former Sunrise EP Adam Boland Boland has dropped his legal action against Seven and instead taken on the position of Channel Seven's Director of Social Media and Strategy, reports Dan Barrett.