DNA Nation raises questions of genetics, identity and race.
The SBS documentary DNA Nation tracks three people on their 'individual genetic journey'. But for Indigenous Australians in particular, genetic testing is a can of worms - politically, ethically and technically.
Deals between metro and regional television networks are paving the way for future mergers if the media reach rules are changed.
A new affiliation between Network Ten and WIN may have been forced, but it opens the way for possible future mergers.
Top Gear re-born.
The BBC favourite returns with new bodywork. But will the ride on the wild side continue?
Mobile is a big feature of YouTube Red.
There's a new video-on-demand service in Australia, and it might shake up the sector given its unconventional approach and appeal to young people who shun traditional television viewing.
Osgood is one of the many female scientists depicted working alongside the Doctor.
How does one of the world's most iconic science fiction television series depict women doing science?
If you want to safeguard the licence fee and shore up public-service content, time to introduce democracy to the BBC.
From 'Machiavellian female princes' to warriors, assassins and prostitutes, the women of Westeros and Essos are a richly varied bunch. A new book examines their role in the series and explores its sexual politics.
The creator of Neighbours has passed away at 92…past and present cast members take a selfie at the 30th anniversary party in 2015.
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Reg Grundy, who has died at 92, was an Australian TV mogul who never owned a TV station. He did for TV content what Ford did for car production - marketing a product of proven appeal to people around the world.
We might celebrate diversity at the Logies, but the event still deserves a healthy skepticism.
In the age of boutique TV, binge watching, and data drops of entire series, it is easy to forget the dominant function of television: the broadcasting of a stream of advertisements directly into the living…
Doing ads for Chicken Tikka subs. Being told you 'scream SBS'. When you've experienced the white bias of our cultural industries, watching Waleed Aly and Lee Lin Chin vie for the Gold Logie is a delicious prospect.
Cofounder and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Because Netflix continually upends established business models, evaluating the company can difficult.
Television in regional Australia is about to get a shake-up.
The Nine Network's partnership with Southern Cross Austereo doesn't just impact regional television. It has ramifications for media ownership, television and what counts as 'local content'.
Quickflix was the first to offer video on demand in Australia and it could be the first to fold.
Australia's first video-on-demand service, Quickflix, has appointed voluntary administrators which could see it fold, sold or absobed by the conmpetition.
The latest research shows that people are deserting TV for digital media. This is especially true of broadcast news.
Both Hamlet and ‘True Detective’’s Rust Cohle make audiences wonder whether they’re deserving of sympathy or blame.
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The psychological complexity of Shakespeare's characters has rendered them timeless. Today, we see The Bard's influence in shows like 'Breaking Bad' and 'True Detective.'
Online vs the traditional broadcaster for watching television.
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Prime-time TV audiences continue to drop as people switch over to watch online content.
How might a cult assuage the anxieties of its followers?
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In Meyerism, the fictional cult in Hulu's new TV series "The Path," a psychologist sees similarities to real-life cults.
When it comes to TV use energy, calling one household ‘average’ can be misleading.
Evert F. Baumgardner - National Archives and Records Administration.
People who watch a lot of TV consume a disproportionate amount of electricity so we should tailor energy efficiency incentive programs to these and other big energy users.
Could this be you?
'American Idol' fittingly appeared nine months after 9/11 – and ends just in time for Donald Trump's rise.
Fans are not happy with the end of the Walking Dead season finale.
Spoiler warning for the season six finale of The Walking Dead. We talk point-of-view shots and the visual language of empathy.