The death of Queensland's only local current affairs TV show will reduce scrutiny of state politics, according to a media expert.
Who will suffer the devastation of seeing their loved ones again?
Senior journalists at the ABC were called into a meeting with management on Monday afternoon and told a quarter of them would lose their jobs.
They came to gut the national broadcaster, but instead they tore out the regional heart of Australia.
The local ACT edition of 7.30 will be axed as 400 staff across the broadcaster are expected to lose their jobs.
A senior Melbourne ABC journalist has criticised cuts to the national broadcaster saying they had ignored "the elephant in the room" - the ABC's loss-making ABC News 24.
The ABC's news division has been hit particularly hard by the Abbott government's budget cuts, with an estimated 100 job losses expected and cuts to flagship programs and news bulletins.
A look at what's on TV on Friday, November 28.
The mind of a criminal is a dark and complex place, and the Behavioural Analysis Unit team on Criminal Minds (Seven, 8.30pm) explores the darkest and most complex among them.
The amazing thing about Home and Away (Seven, 7pm) is just how many people are in it. As densely populated as Game of Thrones, but with more people in shorts.