Wikipedia:WikiProject Australian television

WikiProject Australian television is a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to television in Australia.

Our goals
  • To provide guidelines and recommendations for Australian television-related articles.
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australian television by creating, expanding, and maintaining such articles.
  • To serve as the central point of discussion for issues related to Australian television in Wikipedia.
Our scope
The project's scope involves articles related to television in Australia.


Article alerts

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Requests for comments

Requested moves

Articles to be split

  • 14 Jun 2024 – ABC Entertains (talk · edit · hist) is proposed for splitting by Happily888 (t · c); see discussion
  • 21 Jul 2024List of Bluey episodes (talk · edit · hist) proposed for splitting by 2601:1C1:837F:EFE0:FD31:EC3:9D2C:85A4 (t · c) was closed; see discussion

Articles for creation

Open tasks

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Participants

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Active participants

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Please feel free to add your name to the list below if you would like to participate in the project.

  1. 5 albert square (talk · contribs)
  2. 97198 (talk · contribs)
  3. Avatar5991 (talk · contribs) - always looking at improving articles when my time permits :)
  4. Chrisj8910 (talk · contribs)
  5. Cyril Washbrook (talk · contribs)
  6. GMH Melbourne (talk · contribs)
  7. Happily888 (talk · contribs)
  8. Ianblair23 (talk · contribs)
  9. JamesR (talk · contribs)
  10. JuneGloom07 (talk · contribs) - Specialising in soap operas, dramas and BLPs (particularly actors).
  11. Lakeyboy (talk · contribs)
  12. Laterthanyouthink (talk · contribs) happy to look when I have time; strengths are non-commercial TV, BLPs, copyediting and adding structure
  13. MicedVolvo (talk · contribs)
  14. Mr Sitcom (talk · contribs)
  15. Nick Mitchell 98 (talk · contribs)
  16. Raintheone (talk · contribs) - Specialising in fictional characters, soap operas, dramas and BLPs.
  17. Reader781 (talk · contribs)
  18. RingtailedFox (talk · contribs) - Specialising in radio/television station call-signs and their technical parameters (power, channel/frequency, and so on)
  19. SatDis (talk · contribs) - Specialising in children's television
  20. TapLover (talk · contribs)
  21. TechGeek105 (talk · contribs)
  22. Trisreed (talk · contribs)
  23. TVHead (talk · contribs)
  24. Whats new? (talk · contribs)

Inactive participants

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This list includes those members of the project who have not edited for at least three months; it is manually updated on a periodic basis. If your name has been moved here, please feel free to move it back to the active members section upon your return.

  1. Allied45 (talk · contribs)
  2. Banana Concoction (talk · contribs) - Specialising in Prime (Newcastle) Television
  3. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) - Maxim Stoyalov
  4. Eddie Blake (talk · contribs)
  5. Figaro (talk · contribs)
  6. J Bar (talk · contribs)
  7. Longhair (talk · contribs)
  8. Normangerman (talk · contribs) - Specialising in Network Ten, Nine Network and the ABC
  9. SmaccaWA (talk · contribs)

Retired participants

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This list includes those members of the project who have not edited for a number of years, and are unlikely to return to Wikipedia; it is manually updated on a periodic basis. We thank all past members for their editing expertise.

  1. Andrew Rickert (talk · contribs)
  2. Astrogirl (talk · contribs)
  3. Bacco007 (talk · contribs)
  4. Bboundy (talk · contribs)
  5. Bbmaniac (talk · contribs)
  6. Bcollier (talk · contribs)
  7. Bortholomew (talk · contribs)
  8. Brentonniel (talk · contribs)
  9. Byron312 (talk · contribs)
  10. Chicken7 (talk · contribs)
  11. Chocaholic29 (talk · contribs)
  12. Daniel99091 (talk · contribs)
  13. Drworm (talk · contribs)
  14. Gezzza (talk · contribs)
  15. Gombowiki (talk · contribs)
  16. Ingleburn (talk · contribs)
  17. Jamesnd (talk · contribs)
  18. Jeffmister (talk · contribs)
  19. Katana Geldar (talk · contribs)
  20. Mattom123 (talk · contribs) - Specialising in soap operas, dramas, episode guides and characters.
  21. Matturn (talk · contribs)
  22. Mick 96 (talk · contribs)
  23. Motsa (talk · contribs)
  24. Mr.Television (talk · contribs) Specialising in Children's Television
  25. Nbound (talk · contribs) - Specialising in broadcast related information.
  26. Nico357 (talk · contribs) - Specialising in ABC Television and Nine Network
  27. piano01 (talk · contribs)
  28. Permafrost (talk · contribs)
  29. RaNdOm26 (talk · contribs)
  30. Rogerthat (talk · contribs)
  31. RuffleSomeFeathers (talk · contribs) - Specialising in Seven Network, SBS and TV ratings.
  32. Scoobysit (talk · contribs)
  33. Senators (talk · contribs)
  34. Smadhavichandra (talk · contribs)
  35. Sound of white (talk · contribs)
  36. Stickeylabel (talk · contribs)
  37. Swanny92 (talk · contribs)
  38. Theloon (talk · contribs)
  39. The Strikester (talk · contribs) - Specialising in Digital TV, Nine and WIN
  40. Thewinchester (talk · contribs) - Specialising in Aussie TV Biographies
  41. Timg231 (talk · contribs)
  42. Tjkirk (talk · contribs) - Specialising in the Nine Network
  43. trompettiste (talk · contribs)
  44. Tsuite (talk · contribs)
  45. WTVJ6 (talk · contribs) - Specialising in Imparja/Seven Network

Article assessment

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 Australia: Television Unassessed
 WikiProject Australian television is within the scope of WikiProject Australia, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australia and Australia-related topics. If you would like to participate, visit the project page.
???This article has not yet received a rating on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.
 
This article is supported by WikiProject Australian television.
{{WikiProject Australia|television=yes|television-importance=|class=|importance=}}

This template can be placed at the top of talk pages of articles related to television. Please add importance levels, both under standard importance and television-specific importance, and please add an article class.

If the article already has WP Australia but not Television, simply add television=yes inside the brackets.

Assessment parameters of relevance are:

television-importance=
(Top, High, Mid, Low, NA) Importance to the Australian television project
importance=
(Top, High, Mid, Low, NA) Importance to the overall Australian wikiproject
class=
(FA, A, GA, B, Start, Stub, NA, List) quality assessment of the article's current state

Quality

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When rating articles, determine the quality rating using the grading scheme table.

Importance

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Type Importance Rating Example
Article about the central aspects of Australian television. Top Television in Australia
Article about a nationally-recognisable aspect of Australian television. High WIN Television
Article about an aspect of Australian television that is region- or demographic-specific. Mid GTS/BKN
Article that fills in important details about Australian television. Low List of Neighbours characters

Awards

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It is the custom to reward Wikipedia contributors for hard work and due diligence by awarding them barnstars.

 

TV Star

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The TV Star is awarded to those who make outstanding contributions to television-related articles. The barnstar is used for WikiProject Television, and all descendant WikiProjects, including WikiProject Australian television. Don't hesitate to award someone; just add the below code to a user's talkpage.

Adding {{subst:TV Star|Add your message here. ~~~~}} to a user's talkpage will award them The TV Star.

Templates

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Project banner

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 Australia: Television Unassessed
 WikiProject Australian television is within the scope of WikiProject Australia, which aims to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Australia and Australia-related topics. If you would like to participate, visit the project page.
???This article has not yet received a rating on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.
 
This article is supported by WikiProject Australian television.
{{WikiProject Australia|television=yes|television-importance=|class=|importance=}}

This template can be placed at the top of talk pages of articles related to television. Please add importance levels, both under standard importance and television importance, and please add an article class.

Userbox

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{{User WikiProject Australian television}}
This template can be placed on userpages.

Stub

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{{Australia-tv-stub}}

This template can be placed at the bottom of stub articles on Television-related topics. It places the article in Category:Australia television stubs.

Future television station, channel or network

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Usage: {{future channel|Title, the}}

If the channel is part of a section in an article use: {{future channel|Section}}

Television channel or network

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Instructions for use are at Template talk:Infobox TV channel. A list of pages that include this template can be found at Special:Whatlinkshere/Template:Infobox TV channel

Television station

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Instructions for use are at Template talk:Infobox Broadcast

Television program

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All non-stub articles should include the Template:Infobox Television (note that all fields are optional). Current TV shows should have final air-date set to "present". The first occurrence of the title of the show should be emboldened and italicised, and later occurrences should be italicised. Likewise, all references to other shows should be italicised and the first occurrence linked.

Resources

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Television markets

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Templates

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Stubs

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Categories

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  • Parents:
Wikipedia:WikiProject Australia
Wikipedia:WikiProject Television
  • Sister: projects might have regional television articles or articles about local television:
Wikipedia:WikiProject Adelaide
Wikipedia:WikiProject Brisbane
Wikipedia:WikiProject Melbourne
Wikipedia:WikiProject Northern Territory
Wikipedia:WikiProject Sydney
Wikipedia:WikiProject Tasmania
Wikipedia:WikiProject Victoria
Wikipedia:WikiProject Western Australia
  • Others:
Australian cinema task force

Tools

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Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks – Edits bare references – adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks – Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver – Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer – Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.