Glenn Dyer August 12, 2013 1 Comment
Nine's original programming is still failing to attract viewers, while last night's debate drew in a big audience across a number of channels.
Glenn Dyer August 5, 2013 1 Comment
Nine was the big winner on the weekend, despite poor ratings for Big Brother and a late start on election coverage.
Glenn Dyer November 5, 2012
Despite the lowish audience, the ABC again showed the Nine Network how to make a terrific drama out of a significant crime and social issue story in last night's telemovie Dangerous Remedy.
Bernard Keane December 20, 2010 13 Comments
From WikiLeaks to Underbelly, the common theme of the rise of the internet is that it connects people. And interconnectedness threatens the powerful.
Crikey July 14, 2010
P.M. Newton worked in the NSW police force for 13 years and it shows in the details of this gripping crime novel, The Old School, writes Shane Strange.
Glenn Dyer June 28, 2010
Underbelly did well in all markets, but it showed a disconcerting trait of viewers tuning out.
Crikey June 23, 2010
The Underbelly franchise has been sold to a US pay TV and the shows will be remade using the stories of notorious American crime families. Hopefully it works better than Kath & Kim...
Glenn Dyer May 10, 2010 1 Comment
Nine only got up because Underbelly rated its socks off in Sydney, and was solid in Melbourne and Brisbane. It wasn't all that popular in Adelaide and Perth.
Ruth B April 20, 2010 5 Comments
Drug trafficker and hitman Carl Williams met his bloody demise in prison yesterday. It's the story that has it all: murder, celebrity crims, betrayal, police corruption... but just how far will the nation's papers go in celebrating the life and death of a murderer?
Crikey April 12, 2010
Dan Barrett charts the Twitter discussion of Sunday's Underbelly 3 debut episode: it trended, but it was no Hey Hey or MasterChef.