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You Won't Believe How Hardcore Stephen Conroy Is For Doctor Who

Remember Stephen Conroy? He’s a former Communications Minister, occasional internet censorship proponent and avid Whovian. We already know that he tracks the exploits of The Doctor closer than anyone else in government, but his nerdiness actually saw him pressuring the head of the ABC over the future of the series.



50th Anniversary Of Doctor Who To Get Worldwide Simulcast, Hopefully Includes Australia

November can’t come soon enough for Doctor Who fans (or those who have birthdays in that particular month), with the 50th Anniversary episode set for broadcast on the 23rd. And that day might be all the more sweeter, with online reports suggesting the show will be televised simultaneously all over the world.


Malcolm Turnbull, Anthony Albanese To Duke It Out On ABC's Q&A Tonight

Grab the popcorn: it’s a televised NBN grudge-match! Newly-minted Deputy Prime Minister and Communications Minister, Anthony Albanese, will sit on the ABC’s Q&A panel with Shadow Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull. Other guests on the panel will include comedian Corinne Grant, cartoonist Bill Leak and director of the Centre for Policy Development Miriam Lyons. Tune in online from 9:35pm (AEST) on ABC News 24, ABC 1 or online. [Q&A]


Bill Gates On ABC Q&A Next Week

Normally the ABC’s Q&A program is reserved for lofty opinions, obnoxious politicians and a rabid Twitter discussion, but next week Q&A will play host to none other than Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, Bill Gates.


Nobody Panic: Doctor Who And iPlayer Are Safe From Foxtel's New BBC Content Deal

Foxtel just announced a deal that would give it exclusive access to content from the BBC from mid-2014 onwards. That means that BBC Comedy and Drama shows will be moved away from their traditional home on the ABC and onto a new channel from Foxtel. Good news, though: Doctor Who and the BBC global iPlayer platform are safe from Foxtel’s reach.


Every Aussie Social TV App To Enhance Your Viewing Pleasure

TV ratings season is about to be upon us and Australia’s TV networks are rolling out the big guns when it comes to programming. This year it’s all a little different, however, because every network has some form of second screen app, social app or catch-up app to get you closer to the action.


ABC Confirms No Early iView For Doctor Who

DAMMIT. I’M GOING TO GO CRY IN A CORNER NOW.


The Chaser Takes On Apple Advertising

The lads from The Chaser are back with their new show, The Checkout. It’s set to start airing next week on the ABC, but the boys couldn’t resist putting their first Apple-related teaser out there this week. Here’s a bit of truth in advertising from The Checkout.


Will The ABC Show Doctor Who On March 31?

TVTonight reports that the good Doctor (and new companion Jenna-Louise Coleman) could well fill a Sunday night slot in the ABC’s upcoming schedule, around 12 hours after the UK broadcast.