Bert Newton, a stalwart of Australian radio and television his whole life, has died aged 83.
‘Bush wees’, family games, vasectomy decisions … new research considers why the Emmy award-winning animated series Bluey is so popular — and finds it can be read on many levels.
A stage musical adaptation is just the newest addition to the cottage industry which is Round The Twist nostalgia.
There’s something satisfying about how grimy, disastrous and flawed Ace and Iggy are allowed to be in this new SBS web series.
Lisa Portolan was 19 when The Secret Life of Us premiered. Stumbling upon the four seasons on Netflix, she anticipated a blissful lockdown TV escape, but instead found nostalgia had a dark side.
Kath and Kim is being embraced by a new generation and this female-centered comedy series has much to say about Australian life.
For a woman with brightly coloured hair and enormous earrings, Art Works host Namila Benson is adept at fading into the background and letting the artists do the talking.
Where are they now? It’s half a century since Young Talent Times aired on Australian television. It changed its young stars and audiences.
Set in a mental health facility, Wakefield shows the advantages of television over feature film, giving scope to explore mental health stories without resorting to caricatures.
Pursuing local content requirements on streaming services is a high risk, low reward campaign. The reality is global streamers can’t save Australian television.
The genius of Bluey isn’t just in its characters and stories of family life. The hit show’s soundtrack sets the mood, plays with the narrative and draws on classical scores.
In this new SBS series, four Melbourne families must deal with the ghosts of their past – both literal and metaphorical.
After nearly 30 years of advocacy, audio description services have finally arrived on the ABC and SBS.
Australian drama, documentary and children’s programs deserve better support – removing content quotas may be the way forward.
This new NITV documentary captures the power of Country.
Miss Fisher is one of Australia’s highest-earning small-screen exports. But it’s biggest success has come from how it built a community of fans.
From Clint Eastwood to Bert Newton – here’s what Melbourne could watch on that new technology, the television set, to see in the new decade.
When the ABC began screening local wildlife television, it helped create a new environmental nationalism, implicating audiences in the survival of Australian animals.
If you have ever watched a film’s closing credits and wondered what a “best boy” does, asking a gaffer is a good place to start.
Zombie TV shows are reboots with the same casts and locations. Seachange is the zombie virus’s latest victim but the zeitgeist has moved on and the show’s comic tone grates.