Additionally the royal household saga, with the dying of the Queen Elizabeth and the proclamation of King Charles, continues to play out on our screens.
There was an NRL last between Easts and Souths on 9 (757,000 nationally) and Foxtel (325,000) that ought to have had a PG ranking — excessive violence and crudeness, very interesting to dinosaur commentators. If the NRL thinks that stage of violence is interesting to the broader fan base, they’ve one other factor coming.
The three different NRL finals have been all nice, quick, skilful video games, considered one of them determined in a golden level. The 2 AFL finals have been additionally nice ads for the code, however not an exhibition of battering rams, swinging arms and different thuggery that we noticed on Sunday afternoon. A number of concussions and several other stars dominated out of the match. If anybody had executed the identical factor outdoors a soccer area they’d have been on an assault cost.
Elsewhere on TV: extra QEII and KCIII stuff. Can we’ve some modifications in “the protocols” for when one thing like that occurs once more (as it would ahead of later)? It was comforting to know that the wardrobe departments of the networks and Sky Information had sufficient white shirts and black fits, ties, frocks and attire for the weekend broadcasts.