News judgement, an audience held captive and Logies voting cheats | TV Blackbox S02E10

From Denyer to Hanson, from Gleeson to Koch, from Cassidy to McGuire - we've got all the big names in TV that made the news or helped make the news this week.

There's discussion around football and pro-plaguers as much as there is chaos and celebrating all things Logies. Just your normal week in Australian TV really.

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:

  • Powerful lobby group threatens SEVEN over PETE EVANS.

  • Someone (again) started a petition to sack KOCHIE.

  • Grant Denyer reports that the studio audience of THE VOICE AUSTRALIA were kept against their will.

  • 10 finally announce that POINTLESS is going and will be replaced by Denyer-hosted CELEBRITY NAME GAME.

  • Rob reports people are voting for the LOGIES from overseas and oops.

  • Nine deliver a new-look, newly-hosted AFL FOOTY SHOW.

  • TOM GLEESON causes some excellent chaos on THE TODAY SHOW.

  • Sarah lines up this week's HATCHES & DISPATCHES, including news Barrie Cassidy is leaving INSIDERS.

  • Molk delivers the week in ratings in his patented PROGRAMMING WRAP.

  • The team discuss the media coverage of the horrific Christchurch terrorist incident.

  • What's good to watch on TV? Rob, Sarah and Molk let you know what they're watching.

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