• Thu Feb 15

    [Seven/8:30pm] Lost. New Series. Opens with an eye just like seasons 1 and 2. It’s a woman in suburbia. Boom, house rattles. She runs outside to see the jet in the sky, falling apart. What the? Sawyer’s in some cage, held prisoner. Kate is made to shower and change. She’s taken to dine with Henry […]

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  • AFL out? Horsies in.

    Nine’s getting all excited over a deal that gives it horseracing on Saturday arvos. Great. But it’s not football. And it’s not the Melbourne Cup. Still, it’s a way for Nine to reassert its commitment to sport (like it was ever in doubt). Personally I’d rather see Nine assert it’s commitment to women. I guess […]

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  • GayTV channel dropped

    Gay and Lesbian cable channel Curve TV has been dropped by Australian Pay TV provider SelecTV. SelecTV is a smaller subsciption network offering packages that specialise in languages. The CurveTV package which was launched in mid 2006 was meant to appeal to G&L viewers with content built upon the Candian Out Network output in the […]

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  • Wed Feb 14

    [ABC/8:00pm] The New Inventors. James O’Loghlin celebrates Australian ingenuity tonight with – a Self-Drilling Bolt, the Snapit Ampoule Opener and the Spray and Save high pressure, low volume, water sprayer. [ABC/8:30pm] Spicks And Specks. Joining Adam Hills this week are Nancye Hayes, Jonathon Biggins, Dann Hume from Evermore and Dave O’Neill. [ABC/9:00pm] Extras. New Series. […]

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  • Humphrey barely survives the bone

    Nine isn’t about to bone the bear. With more than 40 years behind him, the legendary Humphrey B. Bear is staying put on Nine – a very wise move. Humphrey has had a dud run of late, barely on screen with no clear vote of confidence from the network that loves Hi-5. Yet they drag […]

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  • Anna vs Tracey vs Schapelle vs Jodi

    This week the 6:30 current affairs shows have gone tit for tat on the whole Jodi Powers vs Schapelle Corby saga. It’s been a relentless scandal-driven reminder that the two shows are fighting it out in the first week of ratings. Seven recorded the interview with Powers in November, and held onto it until the […]

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  • Fountain Lakes gets commercials?

    Kath and Kim with ads? On Channel Nine? Or Seven? It’s a possibility. Producer Rick McKenna (partner of Gina Riley) has told how the show is no longer under contract with the ABC and flirting with commercial networks. Seems the current contract has now expired. Despite shooting scenes with Matt Lucas this month K&K 4 […]

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  • Dean Geyer: Ramsay Idol?

    Hot on the heels of news that Benjamin Hart of Hollyoaks is joining Ramsay St, now there is talk that Idol’s Dean Geyer will be asked to join the cast. Geyer would follow reality participants Dan O’Connor and Blair McDonough in turning actors for Erinisborough. And Idol’s Andrew G made a guest appearance as himself […]

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  • Tue Feb 13

    [Ten/7:30pm] The All New Simpsons. “The Mook, The Chef, The Wife & Her Homer” Guests: Metallica. Finally a new episode….well at least till TEN starts sneaking repeats in hoping we don’t notice. News flash. We do. This opening ep is ok in itself, with the best lines coming from Homer.[Ten/8:00pm] The Simpsons. “Three Gays of […]

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  • Ratings Week 7

    Thursday1. RPA Nine 1.5512. Lost Seven 1.3123. Seven News Seven 1.3084. Today Tonight Seven 1.3005. Missing Persons Unit Nine 1.2956. My Name Is Earl Seven 1.1377. A Current Affair Nine 1.1008. National Nine News Nine 1.0909. The Biggest Loser Ten 1.04710. Getaway Nine 1.02111. Home and Away Seven 0.99912. Law and Order: SVU Ten 0.98913. […]

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  • Mon Feb 12

    [ABC/8:00pm] Australian Story. Inspiring stories of the human spirit. [ABC/8:30pm] Four Corners. Australia’s premier television investigative journalism program. TV journalism at its best.Four Corners returns with startling insiders’ revelations on power, politics and policing in one of Australia’s toughest unions. [ABC/9:30pm] Difference of Opinion. Premiere. For 40 years as one of Australia’s best known journalists, […]

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  • Ratings: And they’re off!

    Sunday February 11 2007 marks the first official day of the 2007 Ratings season. Thank god! What promises to be the fiercest fight yet between Nine and Seven will get underway until about Week 49 (late November). TEN has also made it known it wants to widen its demographic audience. And as usual, ratings don’t […]

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