SBS is continuing to tap into the slow TV trend, with its suite of ‘Slow Summer’ programming, including one exploring the Kimberley.
Slow TV is perfect viewing for our binge-watching, multi-tasking population.
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.
Up in lights.
ITV's attempt at an American style talk show has been poorly reviewed.
Even though the AFL has tried to gather support in the northern states its viewership is still in the codes’ heartland.
TV ratings for the NRL and AFL grand finals show its still a challenge to engage a national broadcast audience that covers non-traditional areas.
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes stepped down amid sexual harassment allegations.
The former Fox News CEO crossed the line between unbiased coverage and political activism with ease.
As Donald Trump knows all too well, sensationalism sells.
Debates used to be a public service. Now they're akin to the WWE – a blend of fiction and reality, with the candidates and networks all adhering to the same script.
The United States celebrates its World Cup victory.
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Language can subtly undermine women's sports in a number of ways.
Jon Stewart’s tenure at The Daily Show may ultimately be remembered more for how he skewered the mainstream media than for the laughs he generated.
Jon Stewart’s Tuesday night announcement that he’ll be leaving the Daily Show garnered an audible cry of disbelief from his live studio audience. Stewart himself was visibly emotional: “What is this fluid…
Their football team might be out of the World Cup, but US viewership has skyrocketed during the tournament.
It’s official: more people in the US are streaming the World Cup than this year’s Superbowl, so it’s no surprise sports channel ESPN this week reported a 46% increase in viewership in group round games…
TV ratings are starting to factor in viewership on iPads and other mobile devices.
Having the numbers is a matter of life or death for both subscription and free-to-air commercial television broadcasters. So when it was revealed Oztam, the television ratings agency, would factor into…