WHEN BILLY MET FX
Plus: BBC America announces its summer schedule, American Idol looks to the past, and Comedy Central hooks up with Hannibal Buress.
A BRIEF LOOK AT THIS WEEK'S TV NEWS.
This week's TV news, channel by channel!
BATTLE OF THE CABLE CHANNELS
This week's America's Got Cable battle will be fought in the tabloids. The trashiest tabloids.
AT FIRST GLANCE, THE IDEA OF TESLA SUING TOP GEAR OVER A REVIEW OF THE ROADSTER THAT OCCURRED THREE YEARS AGO SEEMS POINTLESS, ESPECIALLY THROWING IN THE FACT THAT TOP GEAR, AND HOST JEREMY CLARKSON, HAVE A HUGE INTERNATIONAL FOLLOWING.
In the Top Gear episode containing the review, host Jeremy Clarkson claimed that the Roadster, as tested on the track, had a range of only 90km.
WHILING AWAY YOUR LAST FEW HOURS AT WORK? THESE VIDEOS SHOULD HELP MAKE TIME FLY EXTRA FAST!
The best of this week's web to help the afternoon glide smoothly by.
TV.COM ORIGINAL VIDEO
London calling! In the latest episode of Teletrivia, TV Guy quizzes you on TV's recent influx of American remakes with British heritage, including Skins, Being Human, and Shameless.
2010 WAS A YEAR IN WHICH BAD BOYS CAME BACK TO OUR SCREEN (ESPECIALLY ON SEVEN), THERE WERE TOO MANY POLICE DRAMAS AND NOT ENOUGH COMEDIES, PLENTY OF SPIN-OFFS AND FEW NEW FORMATS, DIGITAL CHANNELS WERE BOOMING, AND 3D BECAME A GIMMICK BUT WHERE WAS OUR HD TELEVISION? COOKING CLONES WERE EVERYWHERE, TEN GOT NEW BOSSES, THAT HEY DAD..! SCANDAL BROKE OUT AND WE BID FAREWELL TO LOST AND THE BILL.
Never mind the ratings, we rate the Aussie networks on what they brought to the table in 2010.
COMING TO AMERICA
The U.K.'s hit auto show burns rubber on our side of the pond this weekend. We talk to the new hosts about cars and throwing up.
SBS TV CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF BROADCASTING BY LOOKING BACK ON THREE DECADES OF MULTICULTURAL TELEVISION.
Multicultural broadcaster SBS turns 30 this Sunday.
WITH SEEMINGLY ENDLESS STRETCHES OF ROAD AND ABUNDANTLY BEAUTIFUL SCENERY TO EXPLORE, IT IS OF LITTLE SURPRISE THAT AUSTRALIA IS THE PERFECT ENVIRONMENT FOR MOTORING ENTHUSIASTS.
In celebration of our passion for the road, ABC will produce Wide Open Road, a documentary series about the country's obsession with automobiles.
THEY LOVE THE SHOW WITH PASSION. BUT DON'T DARE PUT A FOOT WRONG, AS STEVE PIZZATI EXPLAINS.
When it comes to devotees of a television brand, it's hard to go past those for Top Gear.
In honour of the ultimate Aussie vs. Poms battle in the Ashes 2011, the episode will be uniting British and Australia teams in a head-to-head battle.
Plus: More Memphis for TNT, a Trekkie pays a visit to The Big Bang Theory, and a judge takes off The Stig's helmet!
WHILE FREEVIEW TELLS US TO UPGRADE TO HDTV, NETWORKS ARE DUMPING THE SHOWS.
When the newest channel 7mate arrives in late September it will signal the end of 7HD and the shows it broadcasts in high definition -- unless they happen to be simulcast on the new HD channel.
FOR YEARS NOW, HE HAS COME TO STAND FOR EVERYTHING THAT IS GOOD, WISE AND UNDEFEATABLE ON FOUR WHEELS.
Ever since the reboot of the classic BBC show, his personality and identity has been shrouded in mystery, and permanently blocked by his ubiquitous black-out safety helmet
ON THE RIGHT TRACK
We thought it would totally suck, but History Channel's domestic take on the UK hit actually looks like it might be watchable.
NINE'S YOUTH CHANNEL CELEBRATES ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY AND PROMISES NEW TITLES INCLUDING SPARTACUS, HELLCATS AND HUMAN TARGET.
GO! turns one next week and can boast about being the most successful of all the multi-channels.