What was once shocking is now crude, and what was once thrilling is now merely satisfying.
First we couldn't quite believe Jon Snow was dead, then we couldn't see how he could survive, but now we know.
As Australia absorbed more grim news from Nauru, Q&A pondered whether the nation has been "out-Trumping Trump" on asylum seeker policies.
Carrie Bickmore has lashed the government for ignoring working families in a scathing segment on Monday night's episode of The Project.
But management assures staff plans are under way for a new program supply agreement to keep the regional broadcaster on the air.
With the nation entering its first election campaign featuring a tally board for self-immolations, comparing ourselves even to the extremes of Trump-land left us still needing a compass to find the moral high ground.
At last, Jon Snow's fate is put to rest.
SPOILER ALERT: There are many interesting character developments in episode two of Game of Thrones in the latest season, but one rises above them all.
The Voice demolished MasterChef in the Sunday night ratings but the figures should have both networks slightly on edge.
At the turn of the '90s nobody in comedy was bigger than Andrew Dice Clay. He could sell out Madison Square Garden two nights in a row he could pull 80,000 people a week to watch him do stand-up; and his belligerent attitude, his rock-star looks and his ferociously offensive routines sent audiences into delirium. Then – poof! – he was gone. Had his fans suddenly developed a distaste for his sexist, homophobic material? Or did they just want something new? Whatever the case, Clay's name became a byword for washed-up male comics whose antediluvian shtick just wasn't funny any more. With this new sitcom Clay aims to change such perceptions.
The producers of The Voice did well to focus on nerves, but less so with a clumsy theme of joke-bullying Keating. Sure it was lighthearted and Keating has the ego to bounce back. But with so many youngsters watching was it wise to give would-be bullies ideas?
Southern Cross Austereo plans to increase local TV content, including news, after it switches to showing Nine Network programs in regional Victoria, Queensland and southern NSW, chief executive Grant Blackley has confirmed.
Exclusive: 60 Minutes was involved in another child snatch. But the little boy at the centre – now 19 – is glad he got taken.
Here's to television's bad kids.
Titus Welliver says the intensity of his character in the TV series Bosch can give a negative impression.
The Nine Network said it had no plans to air footage from the botched Beirut child snatch attempt in a special edition of 60 Minutes on Sunday.
Asher Keddie and Kat Stewart reprise their roles in Offspring as sixth series begins production.
Amy Schumer has become an outspoken advocate for tougher gun control laws, following a fatal shooting last year at a showing of her film Trainwreck.
Almost a million Australians watched the return of Game of Thrones, most of them legally. Are the pirates finally going straight?
TV presenter Neil Oliver explores fresh territory with the first season of Coast New Zealand.
Wentworth begins its fourth season with Bea and her cell-block mates returning to the prison after the H Block fire to find a new contender for Top Dog.
A new season of prison drama Wentworth will have fans in raptures.
A year after the first series sparked protests, threats of legal action and accusations that it was exploiting disadvantaged and vulnerable people, SBS has commissioned a fresh series of the documentary Struggle Street.
There are milestones the industry proudly touts, and others it would rather ignore.
Durst was given seven years and a month in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm as a felon.