television program production

Green Guide’s (TV) disappointments of 2011

USUALLY, at the start of each production the aim is to produce quality. For some reason, that does not always transpire. Here is an alphabetical list of shows – by people who mostly should know better – that failed to hit the mark this year, in our humble opinion. (more…)

SBS to return to its roots – SMH – 15 Nov.11









THE controversial documentary series Go Back To Where You Came From would need to be ”the new benchmark for SBS content” as the multicultural broadcaster strove to prove it remained relevant, the network’s chief Michael Ebeid said yesterday. (more…)

ABC could miss out on the next Chaser

The ABC could lose the ability to foster and discover new talent, such as The Chaser, due to cutbacks at the national broadcaster’s internal television program production operations, the public sector union has warned.

Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) ABC section secretary Graeme Thomson says there needs to be a full and open inquiry into the issue.

“It loses the ability for the new Chasers, the new Andrew Dentons to actually be found and actually be developed and I think that’s sad,” he told a Senate hearing on Monday in Canberra. (more…)