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Television shows are on the nose?

Posted by: 2UE | 28 August, 2012 - 10:44 AM
Television: have we lost the great TV shows of yesterday?

Channel 10's weekend ratings were some of the lowest in history. How can they fix the network? Stuart Bocking on recent results with Media Analyst Steve Allen who says they are being squeezed for audience.

Have our TV programmers lost the art of scheduling decent programs, or is it just a Channel 10 issue?

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Blog comments Your Say

  • As a person who "Worked" in television for almost 30 years I cringe every time I turn the box on! The amount of mindless bubblegum reality and lifestyle shows on at the present makes me wonder where the Producers and Directors of the 70s, 80s and 90s have gone. There is no class or substance to Australian TV now, we are in the age of mindless dribble made for mass consumption by mass morons. Australian Teleision died when "AGGRGATION" was forced on Regional Television and the training grounds for the future was lost!

    Peter Tuesday 28 August, 2012 - 4:23 PM

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