Outrageous behaviour, vilification and gardening leave | TV Blackbox S02E06

With the first week of 2019 ratings under our belt there's lots to talk about, plus there's been a million little things happening in network land that means it's a supersized episode ready for your listening pleasure.

Plus there's a surprise about Sarah at the end of the ep.

Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.

On this episode:

  • Head of Nine Hugh Marks calls for MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT to get the chop.

  • NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal find that SONIA KRUGER vilified Muslims.

  • Nine drop two regional Qld News services.

  • Commercial TV broadcasters push for tax breaks for journalism services.

  • KARL STEFANOVIC sidelined at Nine until the end of 2019 - then what?!

  • Foxtel & Netflix get into bed together.

  • KELSEY GRAMMER talks up a possible FRASIER reboot.

  • ROB RASCHKE gets a new gig.

  • The OSCARS backflips on sidelined categories.

  • PETER HELLIAR gives 10 a double reason to love.

  • MR SQUIGGLE lands upside down on our coins.

  • Molk delivers his view on week 1 of the 2019 ratings year.

  • CHANGING ROOMS failing looks like the start of another shocker for 10.

  • Is THE TODAY SHOW turning things around?

  • What happened with the BBL08 series final for Seven & Foxtel?

  • Dan asks what does it take to be called a celebrity these days (which leads Sarah to talk about the nature of celebrity for her friend Pia Muehlenbeck).

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