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