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Not lying down: Julie Goodwin on her competitive side and watching herself on TV

Not lying down: Julie Goodwin on her competitive side and watching herself on TV

The original MasterChef winner thought she was asked back this season as a novelty, but has even surprised herself.

  • by Ben Pobjie

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Michael Parkinson’s interviews are fascinating TV, even with the new warning
★★★★
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Michael Parkinson’s interviews are fascinating TV, even with the new warning

Some of the British talk-show doyen’s Australian interviews are streaming on ABC iview, but now come with a contemporary disclaimer.

  • by Craig Mathieson
The one thing an $87b divorce settlement can’t buy in Maya Rudolph’s Loot
★★★
Comedy

The one thing an $87b divorce settlement can’t buy in Maya Rudolph’s Loot

Apple’s new comedy series has a lot to say about the inadequacy of ego-driven gifting by the uber-rich.

  • by Karl Quinn
Feel-good hit Only Murders makes a marvellous return to TV
★★★★
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Feel-good hit Only Murders makes a marvellous return to TV

Amy Schumer, Cara Delevingne and Shirley MacLaine bolster the sublime cast of the widely adored and playful series.

  • by Brad Newsome
‘It’s always worth having fun’: Hamish Blake’s guide to the good life

‘It’s always worth having fun’: Hamish Blake’s guide to the good life

Gold Logie winner Hamish Blake doesn’t have the perfect life, he insists. But gee, it must come pretty close. 

  • by Karl Quinn
Infidelity, betrayal and jealousy: TV’s ‘good divorce’ drama calls it quits

Infidelity, betrayal and jealousy: TV’s ‘good divorce’ drama calls it quits

“Divorce doesn’t have to mean failure: it’s just that some marriages are finite,” says Abi Morgan, creator of popular British drama The Split.

  • by Debi Enker
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Spoilt brats get a reality check in TV’s newest gotcha series
★★★
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Spoilt brats get a reality check in TV’s newest gotcha series

Ten pampered “kidults” get tricked by their fed-up parents into attending a wilderness camp to toughen them up on Snowflake Mountain.

  • by Kylie Northover
The bad, the bold, the historic: Six decades of big Logies moments

The bad, the bold, the historic: Six decades of big Logies moments

Forget who won or lost, TV’s night of nights is all about those moments when the presenters and winners went wildly off script.

  • by Michael Idato
Can a 17-year-old beat veteran ninja warriors to the very top?

Can a 17-year-old beat veteran ninja warriors to the very top?

Saxon Johnstone is one of several young guns who will compete in the new season of Australian Ninja Warrior.

  • by Ben Pobjie
Political comebacks don’t get much better than TV’s Borgen

Political comebacks don’t get much better than TV’s Borgen

Revivals are risky but the Danish drama’s new season - described as “less West Wing, more House of Cards” - is compelling.

  • by Debi Enker
Mad Men fans need look no further. This gorgeous gem is your next TV binge
★★★★
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Mad Men fans need look no further. This gorgeous gem is your next TV binge

Set in post-World War Two Berlin, Ku’Damm is a tremendous period drama that reveals at least a decade’s worth of fabulous frocks.

  • by Melinda Houston