The Abbott government's cost-cutting review of the ABC envisages a radical shake-up that would lead to the outsourcing of most television programs, including flagship shows such as Play School and At the Movies, to the private sector and a further centralisation of operations in Sydney.
A TV program that features extremely drunk people narrating American historical events has drawn mixed reviews.
All 180 episodes of the comedy classic Seinfeld could be heading to the web streaming service Netflix, according to the man behind the show, Jerry Seinfeld.
THE ZHIVAGO AFFAIR: THE KREMLIN, THE CIA AND THE BATTLE OVER A FORBIDDEN BOOK. By Peter Finn and Petra Couvee. Harvill Secker. $35.
Mary Delahunty doesn't pretend to be ''objective'' in any sense in her thoughtful and very human observations of Australia's first female prime minister.
McDonald has written a solidly researched biography of a thoughtful, unprepossessing Charles Bavier whose strange circumstances, rather than any inherent strength of character.
Australian Book Design Awards favourites; Byron Bay Writers' Festival; writers headed for Sydney.
Jeff Popple delves into the world of crime with three reviews.