Aus TV

Turn On Ten. Don’t Mind If I Do.

Last night in Sydney Channel Ten held it’s underwhelming 2015 Upfronts presentation announcing new series and variations on

The Roast Is Dead. Long Live The Roast!

The Roast had recently achieved the impossible. It convinced its young audience that there was a reason to tune in to broadcast television. In the past year it seriously found the funny and stepped up its game. The team at The Roast were consistently funnier and more on point with their satire. It began to

‘A Place To Call Home’ Represents A New Security For Foxtel

Outside of their continuing commitment to sport, the true jewel in the crown for Foxtel, two brands were front and centre at the 2015 Foxtel Upfronts tonight in Sydney: HBO and A Place To Call Home. Both series represent divergent paths for Foxtel as the cable television service defines itself for a digital age. Tonight

Is A Sense of Curation Lost On Broadcast TV?

What you see on broadcast TV and when you see it is not lovingly considered. It’s a numbers

Australian Cinema Fails At The Box Office. Let's Get Rid Of The Box Office.

Taking just $65,000 on 53 screens and $69,000 with previews, it is safe to say that Australian crime

Australian TV Bosses Squeezing Out Netflix Don't Understand Netflix

The AFR today ran a feature regarding the Australian TV network executives seeking to squeeze out Netflix from

David and Margaret May Be Gone, But There's Still A Need For Screen Criticism

Today ABC Television announced the cancellation of At The Movies and the (presumed) retirement of David Stratton and

Today Malcolm Turnbull Murdered Community TV As We Know It.

What is the value of community television in Australia in 2014? That is a topic firmly in mind

Review: Devil's Playground

The 1976 Fred Schepsi film The Devil’s Playground is a wonderful examination of the so-called sins of the

The Age Of The Consensus Show Is Over. Thus, TV is Doomed.

On a recent Hollywood Prospectus podcast, host Andy Greenwald noted that “The age of the consensus show is