• Lost losing it

    Lost is in trouble. For the second week running it has come third in its timeslot. Last night Missing Persons Unit was the top show of the night with 1.24m viewers. In the same timeslot, Law & Order: SVU had 1.20m and Lost trailed with 1.14m. Such figures are a shadow of its first season […]

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  • Fri / Sat / Sun 16 / 17 / 18

    FRIDAY 16[ABC/8:30pm] Murphy’s Law. New Series. James Nesbitt returns to the role of DS Tommy Murphy for series two of Murphy’s Law. In episode one, the hunt for a serial killer who is stalking London’s West End takes on a personal dimension for Murphy when tragedy strikes at the heart of the investigation. The killer […]

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  • The 4400 at 4am

    This is one of the most puzzling scheduling moves so far this year. TEN is returning new episodes of The 4400 to our screens -at 4am on a Saturday morning! What the??? Now I know the show didn’t exactly set the world on fire. After a huge premiere with a 1.99m audience it quickly fell […]

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  • Boning Eddie rumors back

    There’s again talk of Eddie McGuire being replaced as CEO of Nine. The rumours just won’t seem to go away. This time the talk is the he will be replaced by David Gyngell, who walked out of Nine 2 years ago citing difficulties with PBL’s John Alexander and went to LA to run Granada. Gyngell […]

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  • Idol’s Simon to Host Ryan: "Come Out"

    Been a lot of talk about “outing” lately, and I decided not to participate in a recent debate that’s made local news. But when it makes prime time American TV it’s a slightly different thing. It’s on air, there’s footage and millions of people are suddenly privvy to the topic at hand. So have a […]

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  • 8:40 timeslots are back

    Seven is up to its old scheduling tricks again. Half your favourite shows will no longer be starting at standard 7:30 or 8:30 times. Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, What About Brian, Brothers and Sisters, Heroes, and Prison Break are moving by ten minutes. Yep, 7:40, 8:40 and 9:40pm in the week of March […]

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  • Silverchair joins Rove

    Silverchair will perform on Rove Live April 1 in a rare TV appearance. The band will sing “Straight Lines” from their soon to be released album “Young Modern.” As producer of the Arias, Rove has always had a close connection with the music industry and this will be Silverchair’s second appearance on the show. The […]

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  • Thu Mar 15

    [Ten/7:30pm] Jamie At Home. New Series. Jamie Oliver is doing what he does best – cooking, at home. He explains how easy it is to grow your own produce; sometimes in weird and wonderful ways. Also, how simple it is to make something around only one primary ingredient.[Ten/8:30pm] Law & Order: S.V.U. “Underbelly.” After a […]

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  • It’s no Secret

    Next Monday you can see Oprah introduce America to The Secret. Devised (or is that packaged?) by Aussie Rhonda Byrne, it’s a philosophy supposedly showing you how to improve your life. The basic principle is “Ask. Believe. Receive.” The phrases good karma or visualisation also spring to mind, but good luck to her. Byrne was […]

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  • Shhh. It’s Confidential TV.

    Sydney Confidential in the Daily Telegraph is one of the better gossip-busters around. So it’s no surprise to see Foxtel is turning it into a weekly 30 minute show, Confidential. Starting on June 6 on Fox8 the show will be hosted by Sophie Falkiner (Wheel of Fortune) and a yet-to-be-announced male host. One of the […]

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  • Nine’s wall of water week

    Nine will screen Tsunami: The Aftermath on Sunday March 25 at 9pm. In the same week it will have a movie length CSI: Miami episode called “Crime Wave” in which a tidal wave is heading for Miami. And that’s on top of the FINA Swimming. Tsunami: The Aftermath is a HBO telemovie featuring Toni Collette, […]

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  • Wed Mar 14

    [Movie Greats/6:40pm] Movie: The Main Event (US 1979) [Movie Extra/8:30pm] Movie: Standing in the Shadow of Motown (US 2002). [Biography/9:30pm] Danny Bonaduce[Biography/10:15pm] TV-Ography. The Partridge Family. [ABC/5:25pm] Monster Warriors[ABC/8:00pm] The New Inventors. James O’Loughlin uncovers the latest ingenious Australian inventions: The Lullabub self-rocking cradle; The Gem Solution for expansion and control joint finishes; and the […]

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