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- Stephen Jago on Lingerie football: is it sexist? No it is not sexist. They do play hard and my 16 year old son loves watching it lol. :-) more
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- Bikinis not Burkas on Home shot at 3 times in 18 months? What no mention of the Middle Eastern Crime Squad? more
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- Samuel J on Backflip on backflip over Gonski? @Craig - absolutely correct. The abject, disgraceful rotten mess that Gillard and Rudd the Dudd left the new Coalition ... more
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- Liz on Aussie students are falling behind? Our sub-standard teaching workforce is damaging the future of this country. A large number of teachers are inarticulate, ... more
- Amy on Aussie students are falling behind? If the teacher can not use a red pen to mark their work because it is too confrontational and they can never be FAILED and ... more
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- Craig on Backflip on backflip over Gonski? Labor projected this "they" never budgeted this it was in forward estimates and they could not see what was happening next ... more
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What TV show will you follow?
Television has brought the big guns out to grab your interest for night time viewing leading into the final half of the year. Paul Murray on what will be the hits and misses and asks, what will you be watching?
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The Nine Network's Olympics Games coverage may be over but the station struck gold last night with the debut of Underbelly and Big Brother topping the ratings.
Underbelly Badness won the night with an average 1.780 million viewers.
Big Brother, which has been revived by Nine after a four-year absence, got off to a flying start with 1.618 million viewers on average for the opening 90-minute show.
Top rating shows Monday night
1. Underbelly Badness (Nine) - 1.780 million
2. Big Brother (Nine) - 1.618 million
3. Seven News (Seven) - 1.348 million
4. Today Tonight (Seven) - 1.263 million
5. Nine News (Nine) - 1.251 million
6. ABC News (ABC) - 1.040 million
7. Home and Away (Seven) - 1.025 million
8. A Current Affair (Nine) - 1.020 million
9. London Live Closing Ceremony (Nine) - 1 million
10. Australian Story (ABC) - 935,000
And so, the Olympic Games come to a close in London. Jason Morrison gives his thoughts of the two weeks of drama and triumph, with the quiet achievers who appeared to do best on behalf of Australia.
A recent study reveals drink-drinking campaigns aren't working, with 58% of surveyed drivers admitting to drink-driving. Jason Morrison on the stigma, the punishment, and the gender problem involved.