• Whatever happened to….?

    You gotta respect this idea for a new comedy. It sounds very Curb Your Enthusiasm…. Who is the known Australian comedy actor who has devised a comedy series about not being able to get a gig in the industry anymore? Art imitates life and he’s not ashamed to say so! It’s such an irreverent concept […]

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  • TV1 takes up Office

    If you’re tired of waiting for Steve Carell to appear on TEN, cast your eyes towards TV1 in September. It will screen 4 episodes of The Office every Thursday night from September 4. The US adaptation of Ricky Gervais’ comedy has been quite a hit in America, but didn’t launch well in Australia after audiences […]

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  • Natalie wants to get slimed

    Natalie Bassingthwaighte, who has parted ways with Rogue Traders, will take the hosting role of Nickelodeon’s Australian Kids’ Choice Awards 2008. They will be staged at Hisense Arena (formerly Vodafone), Melbourne Park. “I’m really excited to be hosting Nickelodeon’s Australian Kids Choice Awards, the event is so much fun – and I am secretly hoping […]

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  • Reality faces to host Emmys

    A report on the Emmy Awards says this year’s event will see the hosting shared by the five nominees for best Reality host: That’s Tom Bergeron of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, Heidi Klum of Bravo’s Project Runway, Howie Mandel of NBC’s Deal or No Deal (not sure why this makes the list!), Jeff Probst […]

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  • Star cast ready to Tangle

    An impressive cast is being assembled for Tangle, the new locally-produced drama being made by Showtime. Justine Clarke, Ben Mendelsohn, Catherine McClements, Matt Day, Kat Stewart and Joel Tobeck have all signed on. Produced by John Edwards and Imogen Banks, the 10 part drama deals with ‘the tangled lives of parents, their teenagers, and the […]

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  • Conan takes Leno chair next June

    Jay Leno’s last night hosting The Tonight Show will be Friday, May 29, 2009, NBC has announced. Conan O’Brien will take over the late night show on Monday, June 1, 2009. The news at a press conference by NBC co-chairmen Ben Silverman and Marc Graboff on the last day of a TV critics press tour […]

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  • Jodhi may exit media roles

    “It’s not something that I ever agreed to do, or would ever agree to do,” Jodhi Meares has said. “I am not an entertainer, I don’t aspire to handle crowds of that level. I said that upfront and Foxtel were totally fine about it.” Meares has responded to media criticism for her failure to host […]

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  • TEN v FOX Sports

    The TEN Network is considering launching a sports-only channel from next year as part of its expanded multi-channelling offering, in a move that would compete with FOX Sports. The Australian reports the move is at the top of a list of options being considered by TEN for multi-channelling, when the three commercial free-to-air networks are […]

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  • Auditions: TVSN

    TVSN is looking for someone to star in three commercials and is prepared to give away $40,000 in cash and prizes to find them. If you’re a shopaholic they want to hear from you. Entries of yourself on a 1min DVD or VHS must be submitted by September 5. Good luck. Buy something nice for […]

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  • Jodhi "staying on Next Top Model"

    Jodhi Meares is staying put on Australia’s Next Top Model says Foxtel boss Brian Walsh. This is despite media reports that executives are furious with her for her infamous “no show” at the finale two weeks ago. “Nothing could be further from the truth. I rang Jodhi on Friday and reiterated the fact she has […]

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  • Jodhi parts ways with agent

    It all just ‘careers’ from bad to worse for Jodhi Meares with news she has dumped her agent, following the debacle of the finale for Australia’s Next Top Model. The Sunday Telegraph says “Meares fled Sydney last week to lick her wounds on the luxury Hamilton Island resort, Qualia, where a fashion shoot was being […]

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  • FOX8 to screen live Criss Angel stunt

    Updated 15/7: 12 midday live. For the first time ever, a Criss Angel Mindfreak stunt will air live in Australia as it takes place in the US. On Thursday July 31, FOX8 will bring live coverage of a stunt which sees Angel shackled in a six-storey building in Florida, loaded with explosives and set to […]

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