The stereotype of the conventionally attractive female weather reporter is alive and well on Australian television.
The weather segment at the end of news bulletins has stuck to a familiar format for more than 50 years. But the question of who should actually present the weather has been in a constant state of flux.
Not everyone got to see Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey ) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in the opening season seven episode of Game of Thrones.
The problems some people had trying to watch Game of Thrones via the internet shows we still have a long way to go before we can live-stream major events to a mass online audience.
Sylvester McCoy was Doctor Who in 1987, when Julie Collins appeared as Leader of the Red Kangs in the TV show.
In the late 1980s, a gang of feisty teenage girls briefly helped the good Doctor. But his female companions were still mostly there to show how clever he was.
Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor.
Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th, and first female, Doctor Who, an announcement that has been a long time coming.
A unique set of circumstances allowed HBO to beat Netflix to the punch.
In the AMC television series
The Walking Dead, all styles of management are represented.
If the plot of the television series doesn't promise much more than gory entertainment, in fact it provides interesting lessons on styles of organisation and management.
What will be left of rural television stations?
Federal rules governing television stations were meant to keep them connected to the communities they serve. The Trump administration wants to weaken those rules, and those civic links.
A new study looks at the amount of television voters consumed, and whether this influenced their support for Donald Trump.
The Handmaid’s Tale.
The latest screen adaptation of Atwood's celebrated 1980s novel has new relevance for women in the Trump era.
JFK remains among the most charismatic presidents in US history.
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A century after his birth, John F Kennedy's celebrity shines as brightly as ever.
The show’s three hosts (left to right) Sandro Demaio, Renee Lim and Shalin Naik tackle obesity in the first episode, but don’t quite nail it.
The ABC's new show Ask the Doctor goes some way to explain the many contributors to obesity. So, why spoil it with the take-home message that willpower is all you need to lose weight?
Free-to-air TV has been suffering for a number of years.
Free-to-air broadcasters have lost billions in the past decade. Slightly reducing license fees won't fix that.
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" presents rape as an aggressive act, working hand in hand with the powers that be and permeating a school’s entire culture.
King Charles III (Tim Pigott-Smith).
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In TV and film the British monarchy have never had it so good – it's about time something took a more sceptical eye.
John (Peter Kay) and Kayleigh (Sian Gibson) in BBC One’s Car Share.
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As series two comes to a close, here are the ingredients behind a piece of 24-carat comedy gold.
Perth Scorchers Sam Whitman at the Big Bash League T20 Grand Final match against the Sydney Sixers this year.
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Negotiations for the new media rights for cricket in Australia could see a change in how we watch games, and even be linked to a drop in people actually playing the game.
ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut.
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In sports media – as in sports – no one is invincible.
The ABC’s role as a provider of Australian stories can only become more important in a rapidly changing media landscape.
The ABC is dragging its heels in providing new Australian content to audiences, due to a lack of governance, an inadequate Charter and its poor relationship with the independent production sector.
The problems and how we might fix them.
Will Bill Nye’s new show find a wider audience than Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Cosmos’ did?
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Popular programming that focuses on science tends to not actually be all that popular. Bringing in new audiences who aren't already up to speed on science topics is a challenge.