For Erin Molan, Tuesday's announcement was almost a reluctant coup.
Broede Carmody Lisa Wilkinson's departure from the Today show sent the rumour mill into overdrive.
Karl Quinn Blake finally gets his chance to show his sensitive side - but will Sophie fall for it?
Michael Lallo If Nine thinks it won this round, it could be in for a shock.
Madonna King Lisa Wilkinson has lanced a boil on much more than the appalling gender pay gap.
Jake Wilson How long can you watch people kowtowing in front of pretty mountain scenery?
Stephanie Bunbury Making independent films anywhere is never easy, but it's that much harder in a country embroiled in a debt crisis.
Jason Steger George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo is a worthy winner of the Man Booker Prize.
Nathanael Cooper As the dust settles in the Today studios in the wake of Lisa Wilkinson's spectacular and dramatic departure from the show she helmed for a decade, attention now turns to who will fill the chair she occupied so comfortably.