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Why do Australian TV panel shows suck? Funny answers only

They're cheap to make and can resonate with audiences. So why do we keep getting panel shows so wrong?

A still from Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell (image - ABC)
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Australian comedy and streaming? It's Mad as Hell

Shaun Micallef’s show is the best Australian comedy of the last decade. For the best of the rest, look to…

Stern parents, handsome son
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Series Mania - the changing international market

François-Pier Pelinard-Lambert from Series Mania warns us that our national passion for reality TV is a real problem for international…

Actors by plane, all in blue
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Series Mania maps Australian global sales and opportunities

At the Melbourne version of Series Mania, a key European expert discussed Australia's current impact on the international market.

Essie Davis as Miss Phryne Fisher in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
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You should watch... Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries on ABC iview

During Melbourne’s latest lockdown, ArtsHub's Richard Watts is delighted to discover all three seasons of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries on…

Features

Horrible Histories Aboriginal-style: Trisha Morton-Thomas bites back

The Alice Springs-based actor and producer talks about her one-hour comedy special bringing a light touch to heavy history.

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Six essential things to watch for NAIDOC Week 2021

We're spoilt for choice with all the great Indigenous-created content on TV, but these titles across Netflix, NITV, SBS, ABC…

Opinions & Analysis

Is your TV telling corporations what you watch? And is broadcast TV dying?

Samba, a way to digitally track viewing habits, is spreading to Australia, hoping to challenge our traditional assumptions – and…

Features

'Team up for producing success': The Unusual Suspects' Angie Fielder & Polly Staniford

Their latest show is 'The Unusual Suspects' on SBS, but Aquarius is a company with a broad slate. We talked…

Streaming Content

More Than Words: What to watch for National Reconciliation Week 2021

Here's your chance to watch, remember, respect, and take action with some inspiring viewing options, from feature film 'My Name…

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