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CRAIG MATHIESON Some of the best episodic television occurs when a familiar character is put into unfamiliar circumstances.
MICHAEL IDATO 11:59pm There are up to 113 billion reasons why cable TV providers, like Foxtel, won't allow viewers to buy the channels they like.
MICHAEL IDATO 1:19pm When Downton Abbey's Crawley family sit down to Christmas lunch this year, the meal will have a decidedly royal flavour.
CRAIG MATHIESON The fictional history of extremely powerful computers is not pretty.
Jenny Cooney Mike Tyson admits presenting his past on stage was easier than writing about it.
The Dancing With The Stars grand final highlighted a flawed scoring system. Let the judges score the final dance.
MICHAEL IDATO Sean Hayes - best known as Jack McFarland in Will & Grace - returns in Sean Saves The World.
Paul Kalina, Deputy Television Editor As one ratings year ends, the battle lines of the next form. But don't count on innovation.
Michael Idato I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here has begun filming on its 13th season in northern NSW.
JON PIERIK Channel Seven's veteran sports presenter is to move from newsroom to Fox Footy, as host-commentator.
Californication's recipe of sex and drugs set in the sordid party scene and snaky business world of California has managed to stretch to six seasons.
This documentary follows a handful of men hoping for a fresh start in life by making it the department-store Santa business.
Top Gear's James May, the big one with Chewbacca's hair, takes his fascination with plasticine to its illogical conclusion and builds a huge garden out of the stuff and (here's the punchline) enters it into the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.
Brad Newsome A heartbreaking case and a thoughtful, bluntly outspoken coroner get this new series off to a compelling start.
In its final outing for the year, Neighbours racks up its 6790th episode with a tearful confession, the possibility of a life in danger and a lot of concerned staring into the middle distance.
KYLIE NORTHOVER Three years on since the last series, and this special hour-long episode is something of a ''comeback''.
Although life in the wastelands of Ikea isn't easy, the foxes, lemmings and wolverines featured in Nordic Wild have developed brilliant strategies for survival.
The weather may be turning colder, but the sun is shining in our hearts, because MasterChef is back, with all the deliciousness and spice and subtle psychological torture that that implies.
The subject matter may be daunting but it's handled in a measured and caring way.
Tony Piccolo leads a double life. He's a devoted family man and a tough underworld enforcer. Our critics take a look.