APAC: SEASON REVIEW BIN CHICKENS: SEASON ONE

This Fresh Blood series recasts the infamous scourge of Sydney as a lovable underdog. Well, lovable might be a stretch once you’ve gotten to know them. As explained to non-Aussie viewers in our preview of the show, Bin Chickens takes its name from my homeland’s nickname for its subject, the humble ibis.

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APAC: The Simpsons vanishes from Aussie free-to-air TV, pray for Mojo

Just when it seemed like Australia’s Channel Ten might be out of the woods. Negotiations between Channel Ten and 20th Century Fox over the Australian free-to-air broadcasting rights to the new seasons of The Simpsons and other shows have stalled, causing the network to cease all Fox programming until a deal is made. It seems the fact that Ten has been the home of The Simpsons for 25 years wasn’t enough for Fox, who are reportedly unhappy with Ten’s current bid.

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