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The bad, the bold, the historic: Six decades of big Logies moments

The bad, the bold, the historic: Six decades of big Logies moments

Forget who won or lost, TV’s night of nights is all about those moments when the presenters and winners went wildly off script.

  • by Michael Idato

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Can a 17-year-old beat veteran ninja warriors to the very top?

Can a 17-year-old beat veteran ninja warriors to the very top?

Saxon Johnstone is one of several young guns who will compete in the new season of Australian Ninja Warrior.

  • by Ben Pobjie
Embattled leaders and ruthless power plays: Borgen’s risky comeback pays off

Embattled leaders and ruthless power plays: Borgen’s risky comeback pays off

Corruption and compromise are unavoidable in the new season of this gripping political drama, which has been described as “less West Wing, more House of Cards”.

  • by Debi Enker
Mad Men fans need look no further. This gorgeous gem is your next TV binge
★★★★
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Mad Men fans need look no further. This gorgeous gem is your next TV binge

Set in post-World War Two Berlin, Ku’Damm is a tremendous period drama that reveals at least a decade’s worth of fabulous frocks.

  • by Melinda Houston
Gangsters go wild as Peaky Blinders gives fans a bloody send-off
★★★½
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Gangsters go wild as Peaky Blinders gives fans a bloody send-off

The British gangster saga returns in fairly bonkers style for its cinematic fever dream of a final season as rivals battle for control of the opium business.

  • by Brad Newsome
Twist after twist, The Staircase had us rapt. The finale was a cruel triumph

Twist after twist, The Staircase had us rapt. The finale was a cruel triumph

A husband’s rage, an accidental fall, the “owl theory”? The true-crime drama gave riveted audiences an answer. It just wasn’t to the question they’d asked.

  • by Craig Mathieson
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These women became unlikely outlaws. Their story couldn’t be more timely
★★★★
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These women became unlikely outlaws. Their story couldn’t be more timely

The Janes tells the story of a group of women who set up an underground network to provide low-cost abortions in the late 1960s and early ’70s.

  • by Kylie Northover
Sexy, joyous and tragic, the new-look Queer as Folk is a real winner
★★★½
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Sexy, joyous and tragic, the new-look Queer as Folk is a real winner

Much has changed in the 23 years since Russell T. Davies’ drama explored the pursuits of a group of carefree gay men in Manchester.

  • by Brad Newsome
The Time Traveler’s Wife is no ordinary TV series. It’s bonkers

The Time Traveler’s Wife is no ordinary TV series. It’s bonkers

This bizarre romantic confection leaps forward to ask an unusual question: would you travel back in time to have sex with yourself?

  • by Craig Mathieson
A century-old vampire returns in hall-of-mirrors TV series Irma Vep

A century-old vampire returns in hall-of-mirrors TV series Irma Vep

Remaking his 1996 cinema feature Irma Vep, French director Olivier Assayas has created a mesmerising meditation on filmmaking, cinema history and personal transformation.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
‘Disarmingly funny’: The TV show that’s so good it feels like a gift

‘Disarmingly funny’: The TV show that’s so good it feels like a gift

Few shows have funnelled as much complicated feeling through a camera lens as this disarmingly funny show. And the new season lets you have it at full blast.

  • by James Poniewozik