Surviving Survivor in Australia

Viewers are expressing their anger at networks whose shows continually run late. Top of the list is the current series of Survivor series (USA) Millennials and Gen X-ers. Channel 9 in its wisdom is broadcasting each show as soon as it can after it is broadcast in the US.  That is all very well and […]

Best TV Advert of All Time!

Best because it is inspirational Best because it is positive Best is educates and entertains Best because it is amazing We’re The Superhumans | Rio Paralympics 2016 Trailer Published on Jul 14, 2016 Channel 4 is proud to present the 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Writers: Strouse/Adams Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd […]

7Two on Foxtel

7TWO has disappeared off FOXTEL which has customers every angry specially as it is just prior to the Olympic Games. The big question is who is responsible?  Foxtel or Channel 7 (Network Seven) We found this announcement on foxtel.com.au 7TWO will no longer be retransmitted to selected satellite areas. From Tuesday 26 July, 2016 – 7TWO […]

Ultimate TV Cooking Competition: Winners vs Winners

Imagine it, TV’s ultimate cooking competition pitting winners versus winners. The grand final of grand finals. The cooking competition to end all cooking competitions. Channel versus channel. Cooking show versus cooking show The pinacle of cook-offs. The cook-off of cook-offs. The everest of smashing it out of the park. If we don’t cook this perfectly, […]

Channels 7 and 10 BAN Marriage Alliance Advertising

Channels 7 and 10 plus some radio stations have refused to air the new television advert from Marriage Alliance, featuring an iceberg and the slogan, “It’s not as simple as you think.” The Marriage Alliance pushes the idea that marriage equality would be “the tip of the iceberg”, advising viewers that there’s some serious consequences […]

TV – Re midday movies

An open letter from a reader Attention network executives, tv programmers and television bosses. This is a suggestion The first thing I do in the morning is have  breakfast and see what is on at midday. At the moment – nothing – nothing. Unfortunately the people who watch tv at this time are retired women, […]

Coronation Street

It feels like all we ever do is write about the end of another TV series. First it was A Place To Call Home, now Coronation Street. They appear to suffer from the same fate.. falling viewer numbers means no advertiser interest’, meaning no revenue. Coronation Street Sad really. Another long running TV show, this […]

A Place to Call Home

We’re seeing lots of rather angry, annoyed and abusive messages about A Place to Call Home. There is no suggestion that it wasn’t a good show. It has good writing, story, actors, production. The decision to terminate production is not about the show, but “finances”. It cost more to produce the show than could be […]

Tina Robbed | Dancing With Stars

WOW!  If written complaints are anything to go by, Tina Arena was robbed! Dancing With The Stars win goes to Cosentino, beating Tina Arena and Rhiannon Fish After four months of training and 11 nights of competition, grand illusionist Consentino has won season 13 of Dancing With The Stars, beating out the hotly tipped favourite, […]

TV Show Recording Nightmares

Over the past couple of years we have received many complaints from people who have gone to the recording of shows like Xfactor and Australia’s Got Talent. The complaints center around the treatment of people waiting for shows by so-called security personnel. Complaints Long waits in queues before shows commence Waiting outside in poor weather […]

7Mate | GEM Not on Foxtel

I’m not big on talking about TV, mainly because most of the complaints that come across our desks are people whingeing about adverts on free television causing programs to run overtime.  Shock horror, adverts on television, what were they thinking. I believe too many people live back in the glory days of the box when […]