New doco examines how the FBI investigates US presidents – especially Trump

December 12th, 2018

Six new or returning shows to tune into this week.

TV’s new ambitions were on show in a handful of striking dramas in 2018

December 12th, 2018

Expect the unexpected was the take-home message of 2018’s most attention-grabbing TV dramas.

The best podcasts of 2018

December 12th, 2018

Among many notable shows, reporter Rukmini Callimachi’s reports on ISIS terror cells was a standout.

The lore of Benjamin Law

December 12th, 2018

As Benjamin Law’s groundbreaking drama heads to its third season, the writer reflects on the nexus between fiction and autobiography.

Green Guide letters: TV viewers have their say

December 12th, 2018

SBS did itself and its viewers no favours with the superficial documentary Is Australia Sexist?

What’s on TV: Monday, December 17

December 12th, 2018

Backroads offers appreciative portraits of out-of-the-way places and the people who live there.

What’s on TV: Thursday, December 20

December 12th, 2018

Into its 20th season, this sole survivor of the once-mighty Law & Order franchise is showing its age.

What’s on TV: Wednesday, December 19

December 12th, 2018

Charlie Pickering and his team on The Weekly have provided one of the ABC’s reliable highlights.

What’s on TV: Tuesday, December 18

December 12th, 2018

Rick Stein holds a Christmas party to mark his trip around Spain for his 2011 TV series.

Women perform better at the box office, study finds

December 12th, 2018

“There has been an assumption in the industry that female-led films were generally less successful.”