• Aussie scriptwriter beats US giants

    A writer from New South Wales has won a TV scriptwriting contest in the USA defeating comedy scripts from My Name is Earl, The Office, Monk, Medium, CSI, Family Guy, Entourage, King of the Hill, Without a Trace and Desperate Housewives. Gabiann Marin’s pilot script The White Cab Co: The Good, The Bad and the […]

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  • Tues May 1

    [Ten/1:00pm] Dr Phil. Premiere.[Ten/2:00pm] Oprah. Exclusive: Bestselling Author Terry McMillan Confronts Her Gay Ex-Husband[Ten/7:30pm] All New Simpsons. “Kill Gill Volumes 1 & 2”[Ten/8:30pm] NCIS. “Sharif Returns” [Seven/7:30pm] Dancing with the Stars. Grand Final. After weeks of hard rehearsals and live performances it’s finally down to just two celebrities and their partners. As they take to […]

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  • Old House. Old tricks.

    The ad says “House and New Medium.“ Which is as good as saying “Old House” this week on TEN. It’s a bit of an odd move by TEN when the ABC has edged ahead with Spicks and Specks and The Chaser’s War on Everything. And it’s doubly frustrating when the current subplot of House on […]

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  • 50 to 1? What The?

    What the hell is Nine doing to Bert? First his wig is setting off on tour. Now not content with 20 to 1 we’re getting a special: 50 to 1! Fifty! Does the word ‘overkill’ mean anything to anybody? Seriously, a two hour special 50 to 1: Great Movie One Liners sounds like a great […]

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  • Ratings Week 18

    Saturday:1 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,292,0002 Spiderman 2 Nine 1,100,0003 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 1,065,0004 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,058,0005 Great Comedy Classics Seven 998,0006 The Great Outdoors Seven 870,0007 Primeval Nine 848,0008 ABC News-Sat ABC 843,0009 Saturday Night AFL Ten 801,00010 The Bill For Daniel ABC 728,000 Friday:1 Seven News Seven […]

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  • Mon Apr 30

    [Nine/11:30am] The Nanny. Pilot. Rpt.[Nine/5:30pm] Bert’s Family Feud. Logies Special with Jeannie Little, Denise Drysdale, Johnny Young, John Wood, John Blackman, John Paul Young, Jane Allsop and Little Pattie.[Nine/8:35pm] 1 vs 100[Nine/9:30pm] CSI NY. “Oedipus Hex.” [ABC/8:00pm] Australian Story[ABC/8:30pm] Four Corners. How did politicians and bureaucrats fall under the spell of Brian Burke? Liz Jackson […]

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  • Seven drops the Twist

    “For the first time ever disco will be added to the dance styles performed and there will be a big twist during the series for the celebrities.” – Seven Press Release 31 January 2007. As Dancing with the Stars approaches its final episode of the series, Seven is backing down from its promise to deliver […]

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  • Cruzin out of the White Room

    Cruz has quit the White Room in Big Brother for the grand total of only $750. In an effort to resolve a mexican standoff where nobody was budging, BB offered the housemates ten seconds to “take the money and run.” BB first offered the four $500. Nobody accepted it. But at $750 Cruz pressed the […]

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  • Australia’s got Talent?

    A twelve year old vocalist has been declared the winner of Australia’s Got Talent. Bonnie Anderson may be a diva in waiting, and with the leg-up of $250,000 and network adulation she wouldn’t be out of place making star demands. Anderson defeated a gum-leaf blower. Yep, a gum-leaf blower. Well, I guess he put the […]

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  • David Spade for Neighbours

    The news just keeps getting weirder and weirder. David Spade from Just Shoot Me has agreed to an appearance on Neighbours. Seems Spade has a friendship with actress Nicky Whelan who plays ‘Pepper.’ “I don’t know what I will be doing on it yet, but we will think of something fun,”said Spade. With all the […]

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  • No real change as Seven wins.

    The more things change the more they stay the same. Seven has won its 9th week of official ratings this year. It had a 27.4% share over Nine’s 26.6%, TEN’s 23.7%, ABC’s 16.4%, and SBS’ 5.8%. In a week in which TEN made a pitch for ratings glory, Seven and Nine both lost ground but […]

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  • AVMA day

    A quick reminder that the MTV Australia Video Music Awards is happening in Sydney today and screening on MTV at 8pm tonight. The pre-show buzz begins from 5pm and Red Carpet is at 7pm. Guests include P!nk, Good Charlotte, Fergie, Jared Leto, Nicole Richie and Perez Hilton on the Red Carpet. If you don’t have […]

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