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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.
The Bachelor analysis
Michael Lallo Viewers punished Channel Ten when they tainted MasterChef with conflict and game-playing. But when it comes to The Bachelor, they can't get enough - and Ten is happy to keep dishing it up.
Michael Lallo Channel Seven's The X Factor appears to be losing its edge, with a slump in viewers for this year's winner announcement.
Michael Lallo Sydney breakfast show hosts Amanda Keller and Brendan Jones have pipped Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O again, adding the best on-air FM team award to having the top FM ratings.
Brekky Central juice
Michael Lallo A behind-the-scenes attempt in 2010 to break up Sunrise's top-rating breakfast team, Melissa Doyle and David Koch, helped convince Adam Boland to quit his role as executive producer.
Michael Lallo A revealing memoir by former Sunrise producer Adam Boland has been secretly "rush released" this afternoon – in defiance of legal action against Boland by the Seven network.
Michael Lallo One thing became clear on The Project: Blake Garvey has no shortage of empathy- for himself.
Michael Lallo The Bachelor's Blake Garvey has been labelled a "jackass" by his former fiance Sam Frost.
Hidden camera expose
Michael Lallo Privacy and accuracy standards were breached in a hidden camera expose the broadcasting watchdog says but Channel Nine has refused to tell viewers about it on air.
Michael Lallo Australian viewers have voted: Julia Gillard is more popular than John Howard and Home and Away - except in her home town of Adelaide.
Michael Lallo The ABC must think twice, though, before hacking into Lateline, 7.30 or certain radio programs. Quality news and current affairs are not simply a cost, easily measured by their ratings.
Michael Lallo Die-hard The Block Glasshouse fans line up to get a first look at the finished apartments.
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.