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ABC’s You Can’t Ask That wins Rose d’Or in Berlin

News & Commentary, Screen, TV |

ABC’s popular interview series You Can’t Ask That has won the award for best reality and factual entertainment at the prestigious 56th Rose d’Or Awards in Berlin. The awards recognise the best in broadcast and online entertainment around the world, and this is the first time an Australian program has been recognised since Gruen Sweat won the best entertainment award

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Women’s stories and Our Nicole win big at Emmys: 2017 winners list

News & Commentary, Screen, TV |

Nicole Kidman has won her first Emmy Award for her performance in Big Little Lies, rising to the top of what Vanity Fair has called “the most competitive category in Emmys history”. Kidman was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie against her Big Little Lies co-star Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Coon for her performance in Fargo, Felicity Huffman

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The Edge of the Bush review: ABC’s most original comedy in years

Reviews, Screen, TV |

The ABC is billing Anne Edmonds’ new series The Edge of the Bush as “Australia’s first Scandi-noir comedy”. That’s a rather unusual genre classification and perhaps difficult to imagine — particularly when you learn that the series is about a fallen calisthenics dynasty — but it’s the perfect description for what is a strangely surreal and moodily melodramatic comedy. Each episode

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