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Topic: The Ashes
England Cricketer Ben Stokes (Image: AAP/Dave Hunt)

Ben Stokes wins the cricket for England and the cricket wins the ratings for Nine

An incredible individual performance from Ben Stokes guided England to an win in Ashes, and Nine to a big overall win in the ratings.

Steve Smith.

Smith and Warner rise to the Ashes

Will an ostensibly revamped and revitalised Australian cricket team be able to overcome the jeers and boos of England's fans as Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft return to The Ashes?

Crikey Worm: Brandis likely to go in cabinet reshuffle

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister is expected to announce a cabinet reshuffle today, sending George Brandis off to the Old Dart. Plus, Australia has dominated England in Perth to claim the Ashes. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Fairfax's so-called 'scoop' ... Ashes campaign cancelled? ... yay apartheid ...

Tips and rumours

Fairfax's so-called 'scoop' ... Ashes campaign cancelled? ... yay apartheid ...

Media briefs: Press Council v Tele … Ashes sour grapes … Indian faux pas …

Correction(s) of the day. Lots to choose from in corrections in today’s Age and Sydney Morning Herald. But Crikey‘s favourite is this beetle mix-up, from this morning’s SMH … The original beetle photo is below. How could they have got it so wrong? We’d also like to know how an increase of $541 million became a decrease […]

There was almost no original programming to be found on the main channels last night.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings: a quiet night for all concerned

There was almost no original programming to be found on the main channels last night.

The popularity of a New Zealand reality show about sniffer dogs highlights just how dire programming can be in the off-ratings season.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings: Dog Patrol an unlikely ratings hit

The popularity of a New Zealand reality show about sniffer dogs highlights just how dire programming can be in the off-ratings season.

The Australian cricket team's best performance in years caused a much-needed ratings spike for Nine.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: cricket soothes Nine’s stock market pain

The Australian cricket team's best performance in years caused a much-needed ratings spike for Nine.

We're well and truly into the summer ratings period, with the cricket the only TV event guaranteed to bring in viewers.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: news leads the pack in summer ratings

We're well and truly into the summer ratings period, with the cricket the only TV event guaranteed to bring in viewers.

<em>Crikey</em> readers talk cricket, the latest Essential poll and the other great silence surrounding abortion.

How Cricket Australia is failing the punters

Crikey readers talk cricket, the latest Essential poll and the other great silence surrounding abortion.

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