• Jamie blitzes Nine for Seven.

    So Jamie Durie not only quits Nine, but he signs with Seven. No wonder the press release from Nine announcing his departure included the words “the network will make no further comment.” There are lots of stories spinning about Jamie wanting more money, having no shows offered from Nine and even talk that small successes […]

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  • About TV Tonight

    David Knox is a Television Commentator / Writer in Melbourne. His reviews and commentary have appeared in a number of radio, print and online media including tv.com, City Search, The Age Green Guide, Evolution Newspapers, A Current Affair, Radio 3AW, Nova, ABC Perth, ABC Qld, ABC Central Coast, 6PR, JOY 94.9, SBS and Screen Hub. […]

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  • Grey’s TR Knight outed because of co-star’s "F" word

    Last year TR Knight (George in “Grey’s Anatomy“) came out as a gay actor. This week on an Ellen appearance he admitted this was as a result of his co-star Isaiah Washington (Dr. Preston Burke) referring him a “Fa***t” on set. The word came out during Washington’s brawl with Patrick Dempsey. You’d think this story […]

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  • Thank God You’re Sold

    Hot on the heels of NBC piloting Kath & Kim comes the announcement that the network has commissioned 6 eps of Thank God You’re Here. The show by the Working Dog gang is already on air in The Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Portugal, Belgium, Norway, Israel, and Denmark. It’s a more significant move by NBC […]

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  • Axed: Passions

    Passions, that spooky melodromatic soap (aren’t they all?) has been axed in the US after 8 seasons. In Australia its on in the dead of night but as repeats only. Oddly its first-run episodes ended after the price was deemed too much…something to do with music royalties if my memory serves me correctly. It was […]

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  • Thu Jan 18

    [Nine/11:30am] The Drew Carey Show. Series Return. Eye Of The Leopard. 2004 episodes! [Ten/6:30pm] Neighbours Janae accuses Pepper of staging a hate campaign against her own mother. [Ten/7:30pm] Letterman. With Terri and Bindi Irwin. In primetime! Go Ten! [ABC/8:30pm] In the Shadow of the Palms: Iraqis the only documentary filmed in Iraq prior to, during […]

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  • Here come the timeslots

    We are just weeks away from the official ratings season (Feb 11) and the networks are finally leaking info on timeslots for their new shows. As in 2005 / 06, Seven will launch some new big guns in the 2 weeks between the end of tennis and the start of ratings. Here are the shows […]

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  • Eddie to be boned?

    Cmon Nine….why is it taking so long to: 1) Announce Eddie as host of 1 vs 1002) Clarify if he is staying or going as CEO? We all know he was in Melbourne yesterday and the recording of the episode is today. I can’t help but feel this will be a troubled start to the […]

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  • Vale: Darlene Conley, Yvonne de Carlo

    In the last week we’ve lost two legendary ladies. Darlene Conley played the matriarch Sally Spectra on The Bole and the Beautiful. Reminding me of a camp “Bea Smith” she was the show’s big, brassy, loud lady. Think big hair and then some. Darlene always seemed to emote for the cameras long after the dialogue […]

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  • Wed Jan 17

    [Ten/7:30pm] Australian Princess [Ten/8:30pm] Medium [Ten/12:15am] Letterman: Diana Ross. [ABC/8:35pm] We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian Of The Year. Final.

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  • Tue Jan 16

    [E!/9:00am] Countdown to the Red Carpet [E!/10:00am] Live From the Red Carpet: 2007 Golden Globes Awards [Ten/8:30pm] 2007 Golden Globes. As E! is only doing the Red Carpet, this is the only place to see the awards ceremony, even if they are delayed, edited highlights. [Ten/8:30pm] The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards [ABC/8:00pm] The Queen’s […]

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  • Mon Jan 15

    [SBS/9:00pm] Drawn Together. New Series. – The One Wherein There’s A Big Twist – After blowing up the house and escaping in a helicopter, the housemates do not get very far as the helicopter crashes into the sea. Toot Braunstein has an encounter with a shark and he comes off second best. The group, except […]

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