Dismissing criticism of Today's hosting team as "misogyny" misses the point that the same formula is succeeding on the ABC.
All eyes are on the ratings for Nine's rebranded morning show after a rough start to the year.
Names are flying for suggested replacements of Karl Stefanovic, but will toppling the big name save the problem?
It's the start of renewal time for TV networks, and of all the changes in commercial TV none will be watched more closely than Nine's Today, where Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner have presided over falling ratings and a widening gap behind Sunrise.
Coverage of bushfires in Victioria and New South Wales has illustrated which breakfast TV faction can handle an emergency, and which preferred to show Richard Wilkins on a rollercoaster.
Actor Craig McLachlan will sue Fairfax Media and the ABC for defamation over allegations they have published of sexual harassment and indecent behaviour while working on the 2014 production of Rocky Horror Show.
Yet another Australian news satire website has launched, with rather strong echoes of its biggest rival in the game, The Betoota Advocate.
Nine has announced Georgie Gardner will replace Lisa Wilkinson as Today co-host from next year.