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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.
Price of success
Michael Lallo Two decades ago, Tina Arena "had it all". But her success brought her nothing but grief.
Michael Lallo Lovers come and go but - on television at least - buddies are forever. Here are 10 of our greatest TV pals.
Michael Lallo The battle between 2Day FM and the broadcasting watchdog over the "royal hoax" scandal has reached the highest court in Australia.
Michael Lallo When the man behind its inception and production tried to explain it in the United States, the question usually asked: 'Is it an Aussie version of The Daily Show?'
Michael Lallo The tragic and premature death of comic legend Robin Williams shocked the world yesterday. Today, we honour him – and nine other comedic greats – who left us too soon.
Michael Lallo A US county sheriff's office has confirmed that the comedic actor Robin Williams has died aged 63 at his California home, just before midday local time.
Michael Lallo "Brilliant", "powerful journalism", "deserves a Walkley": 60 Minutes reporter Tara Brown has drawn widespread praise for her interview with baby Gammy's biological parents.
Michael Lallo Each week television crews race to find the juicy story that will boost ratings and trump their competitors.
Michael Lallo It's not just reality shows that struggle to keep things real, as Michael Lallo discovered.
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 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...