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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Seven won last night's programming comfortably, with ABC's Clive James interview the only other option that came close.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings — facts beat entertainment on a serious Sunday night

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings — facts beat entertainment on a serious Sunday night

Current affairs programs were the big winners this weekend, while Nine's ratings plummet thanks to poor programming.

Crikey Says

Crikey Says

What was the most remarkable thing about last night's interview with John Howard and Peter Costello on Seven's current affairs flagship Today Tonight?

Media briefs and TV ratings

Media briefs and TV ratings

Aunty continues to struggle with local drama as docos boom ... Fitzsimmons to form husband/wife team at Today? ... Last night's TV ratings.

Media briefs and TV ratings

Media briefs and TV ratings

Westacott wants regular routine for Nightline ... Last night's TV ratings.

Westacott says no to blondes (sorry Ross)

Westacott says no to blondes (sorry Ross)

According to reports seeping out of the besieged Nine Network newsrooms around the country, new news and current affairs boss, John Westacott, has decreed that he wants to see fewer blondes and more grunt from reporters.

Media briefs and TV ratings

Media briefs and TV ratings

Things really do take longer in Tasmania ... Westacott the survivor spins on ... Cunning Browne sells a red herring ... Last night's TV ratings.

Why should anyone cry for Garry Linnell?

Why should anyone cry for Garry Linnell?

Garry Linnell is leaving Nine, railing at the lack of support from Nine management. That's because Jeff Browne tried to recruit Adam Boland from Seven to "smash Nine's news and current affairs culture": that presumably included Linnell, writes Glenn Dyer.

Where do we get our news from?

Where do we get our news from?

Television remains the main source of international and domestic news and current affairs for Australians, according to Roy Morgan research, although the internet is creeping up.