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Michael Lallo is an entertainment reporter for The Age. Michael joined The Age in 2006 as a feature writer. He has also been a news reporter for The Sunday Age, a deputy editor of Green Guide and a columnist and critic.
Michael Lallo Each week television crews race to find the juicy story that will boost ratings and trump their competitors.
Michael Lallo The selection process for panels and topic of the day for Q&A has changed, as the show has become more self-assured writes Michael Lallo.
Michael Lallo It's not just reality shows that struggle to keep things real, as Michael Lallo discovered.
Michael Lallo MasterChef hit a new low last year. But viewers have fallen in love with the cooking show all over again, leading a ratings resurgence for the Ten network.
Michael Lallo A 24-year-old former Bobcat driver has won the sixth season of reality show MasterChef, which has enjoyed a ratings resurgence on the Ten network this year.
Michael Lallo It's a trick called "roadblocking" - and our networks are using it to bump up their ratings. But it's making some viewers rather angry.
Michael Lallo On the cusp of its 50th birthday, Channel Ten - once Australia's most profitable network - is pulling itself from the brink of a ratings disaster.
Michael Lallo Grant Denyer out-rated his former arch-rival Eddie McGuire last night to again win the battle of the game shows – prompting one media analyst to describe Denyer’s revived Family Feud as...
Michael Lallo More than 1 million bleary-eyed Australians watched the World Cup final, Kylie Minogue beat her sister Dannii in the battle of the talent shows and Grant Denyer’s Family Feud pulled off a...
Michael Lallo Network Ten’s decision to screen its Ian Thorpe interview earlier than planned appears to have cut into its ratings.
Michael Lallo A new autobiography from the comedian and former Grange Hill star, Francesca Martinez
Michael Lallo The debut of Man v Food star Adam Richman's new series has been cancelled after the presenter exploded at his fans on social media - telling one follower how to kill themselves in graphic detail.
Michael Lallo The ABC has confirmed its high-rating Gruen franchise will not air this year – despite the broadcaster previously announcing it would be part of the 2014 line-up – and it may not return...
Michael Lallo Julia Morris and her husband celebrate two anniversaries: their wedding and their first kiss.
Michael Lallo Ten has high hopes for Family Feud; both for the show itself and its ability to deliver bigger lead-in audiences to The Project.
Michael Lallo After achieving its best-ever box office takings in 2013 – a result driven by blockbuster plays such as Rupert – the Melbourne Theatre Company has broken new records with Working...
'Run by Jews'
Michael Lallo Oscar-nominated actor Gary Oldman has been slammed by an anti-Semitism watchdog for claiming Hollywood is "run by Jews".
Michael Lallo 'Royal hoax' DJ Mel Greig is planning her return to media in a joint project with former Big Brother winner Tim Dormer, Fairfax Media has confirmed – but the pair will not appear together on...
Michael Lallo Pop star Katy Perry – who has sold 81 million singles worldwide - has offered to write Hillary Clinton's theme song if she runs for president.
Michael Lallo Could Sir Cameron Mackintosh's reinvigorated Les Miserables be among the last we see of the great stage musicals?