WITH SO MANY GREAT AUSSIE SHOWS ON FREE-TO-AIR TV, IT'S HARD TO SEE WHY PEOPLE ARE STILL PAYING FOR FOXTEL AND AUSTAR -- ESPECIALLY WHEN PAY TV HAS JUST AS MANY AD BREAKS.
Over the next few weeks, TV.com will look at the most-loved comedies, dramas, reality shows and more. First up, the best Aussie dramas on free-to-air TV.
WE COUNT DOWN OUR FAVOURITE AUSSIE TV COPS.
From the early '90s onwards, Aussie crime dramas have become commonplace on national television. Accompanying these programs, some notable law enforcers also began to populate the small screen. From feminine firepowers to tough minority cops, these are some of the coolest cops we have seen on Australian television.
WE COUNT DOWN THE WORST CHARACTERS ON AUSTRALIAN TV.
From serial killers to crime lords based on real-life figures, these are some of the nastiest characters we have seen on Australian television.
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.
THE 2010 RATINGS SEASON IS OVER, AND WHAT A YEAR IT WAS!
Seven, Nine and TEN are all claiming victories -- but who is the real winner?
HAWKE LEADS THIS YEAR'S TV NOMINEES IN THE AFI AWARDS WHILE ABC AND SBS HAVE PLENTY TO SMILE ABOUT.
The Australian Film Institute has announced its nominees for 2010, with Animal Kingdom and Beneath Hill 60 leading the film categories.
SEASON FIVE OF NINE'S MARITIME DRAMA WILL BE ITS LAST.
Following the news that Seven may not renew City Homicide for 2011 comes word that next year's series of Sea Patrol will be the last.
GRINDING THE RUMOUR MILL IS NEWS THAT GOODFELLAS MAY UNDERGO A TELEVISION REMAKE, TAPPING INTO THE MASSIVE CULT FOLLOWING OF MARTIN SCORSESE'S ORIGINAL 1990 FILM.
Nicholas Pileggi, the film's scriptwriter, is rumoured to have signed on for the drama's pilot episode, though it is unknown whether Scorsese will take part.
NOMINATIONS FOR THIS YEAR'S ARIA AWARDS HAVE BEEN REVEALED, CELEBRATING EVERYTHING THAT IS CURRENTLY GREAT ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC SCENE.
The music awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, November 7 at the Sydney Opera House and broadcast the same day on Channel TEN.
AUSTRALIA GETS ANOTHER NEW CHANNEL AS NINE MAKES A PITCH FOR FEMALE VIEWERS.
Another new channel is looming, this time from the Nine Network.
NINE'S NEW TELEMOVIE PROJECT TAKES A BITE OUT OF THE HORROR GENRE.
Nine is boosting its output of telemovies, and one of them will have real bite.
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.
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.
PAY TV'S AMBITIOUS DRAMA SERIES IS HIT BY LEGAL ISSUES IN MELBOURNE.
It was supposed to be one of Foxtel's flagship dramas for 2010, but now TV1's Killing Time is hanging in an Underbelly-style limbo due to legal proceedings in Victoria.