• Returning: Australian Idol

    Australian Idol returns for its sixth season at 7:30pm Sunday August 24. It begins with a 90 minute Australian Idol: Launch followed by Rove / Dexter at 9:00 and 10:10pm. TEN will then strip a week of 1 hr Australian Idol: Auditions from Monday Aug 25 to Friday Aug 29, bumping regular shows including So […]

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  • Airdate: Very Small Business

    Another ABC comedy is coming, with Wayne Hope’s Very Small Business set to launch at 9:30pm Wednesday September 3rd. Hope plays Don Angel, a small businessman alongside his sole employee, played by Kym Gyngell, in the 6 part series. Wayne Hope said, “We really saw an opening for a show like this on ABC TV. […]

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  • A new View from September

    Channel Nine’s new daytime line-up, including The View and Ellen, will begin on Monday 8th September. Nine is dropping movies from its daytime schedule because they deliver fluctating demographics, which is problematic to advertisers. In having the same programming, Nine is hoping to maximise a consistent audience. Network Sales Director Peter Wiltshire said, “Daytime has […]

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  • Bumped: The Hollowmen

    After taking a break for the Olympics, The Hollowmen will move timeslots. It will screen 30 minutes earlier at 9pm from Wednesday August 27. This be the final episode of the ABC comedy series. During the Olympics it is replaced with That Mitchell and Webb Look, which also concludes on August 27. Kindly link to […]

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  • Dancing moves to Sunday nights

    As expected Daniel McPherson has locked in as the host of the eighth series of Dancing with the Stars. And as previously rumoured, the show will move to Sunday nights, when it premieres on August 31st. The shift will help Seven address one of its weaker nights (and Nine’s strongest), crucial as a platform to […]

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  • Returning: Shameless

    This Monday Skins goes out on a high on SBS, then after the Olympics, Shameless returns to the Monday drama timeslot. Paul Abbott’s irreverent drama centred on the Gallagher family and life on a council estate is back in its fifth series. It aired in the UK in January. This series will see an opening […]

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  • Wipeout…again.

    So popular they played it twice… Wipeout fans take note that next week, August 5th, instead of screening episode five of the US series, Nine will repeat the first episode. That would be the same episode that screened on July 8. For the record ep 5 has already aired in the US…. and we’re not […]

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  • Airdate: Keating! The Musical

    ABC2 will screen a live to air performance of Casey Bennetto’s Keating! The Musical from Sydney’s Seymour Centre in August. This audacious production won glowing reviews and Helpmann Awards, playing to crowds at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Sydney Opera House and sold-out seasons in Adelaide, Brisbane and Darwin. The production features Robert Bertram, Brendan […]

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  • Kate Ritchie on Australian Story

    Next Monday Kate Ritchie is the subject on the ABC’s Australian Story. For four months she has allowed ABC cameras to follow her around as she makes the transition from network personality to breakfast radio. We will see her watching her final Home & Away episode with family and she talks about how hard it […]

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  • Torchwood, Californication still coming

    Channel TEN has assured fans that Torchwood series two will still return to air -but it isn’t saying when. A spokesperson from TEN told TV Tonight the show would definitely be back. “We have no plans for that one at this stage.” While not committing to any plans, it was not a done deal that […]

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  • Airdate: Breaking Bad

    Malcolm in the Middle’s Bryan Cranston is up for an Emmy as Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in the offbeat drama, Breaking Bad. It begins on the Showcase Channel on August 28. Written by X Files co-producer Vince Gilligan, the series features Cranston as a struggling high school chemistry (Walter […]

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  • Airdate: Dog the Bounty Hunter

    This bloke is added to Nine’s schedule during the Olympics. It screens at 8:00pm Tuesday August 12 following a repeat of Two and a Half Men. The show chronicles Duane “Dog” Chapman’s operations at his job, Da Kine Bail Bonds in Honolulu, Hawaii and features his family. Nine also has a special, The Man who […]

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