• Bumped: Mark Loves Sharon, Burn Notice

    TEN is making a switch to its Monday night programming from next week moving Mark Loves Sharon to 10:30pm. Burn Notice moves forward to 9:30pm from July 21. While the new timeslot for the offbeat drama makes sense it isn’t an ideal outcome for the local comedy. It is also changes the flow of one […]

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  • Double or nothing: Lipstick Jungle, Prison Break

    Seven is moving fast on the falling figures for Lipstick Jungle, adding double episodes from this Sunday. The move will bump Trinny and Susannah Undress out of schedule. Last night the show attracted 655,000 viewers, a sizeable drop from the 1m who watched Private Practice before it. It was also a long way behind Nine’s […]

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  • Returning: America’s Next Top Model

    When Big Brother winds up its season (for good) TEN will slate a new series of America’s Next Top Model from 6:30pm Sunday July 28 and 7:30pm Mondays. Repeats of Thank God You’re Here will move in at 7:30pm Sundays. The next season of Australian Idol is not expected to air until after the Olympics. […]

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  • Airdate: Special: Mamma Mia!

    Here I go again… Yes it’s another ABBAlicious special coming Sunday week on Seven. This one, landing like a helicopter on the Arrival helipad, promises interviews with Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Julie Walters. ABBA: The Mamma Mia! Story screens at 6:30pm Sunday July 20. There’s a bunch of other bits for die-hard […]

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  • Airdate: The Exorcist (the version you’ve never seen)

    Always a chilling film, with or without the extra ten minutes that’s in this “version you’ve never seen”, The Exorcist screens this Sunday morning at 12:30am (Saturday night) on Nine. Some viewed this edition with 12 extra minutes as little more than a marketing ploy. There are extra moments in four key scenes. The film […]

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  • Returning: Ghost Whisperer

    Jennifer Love Hewitt is coming back with her bewitching brand of soft horror, Ghost Whisperer. It returns 7:30pm Thursday July 24, replacing How I Met Your Mother and My Name is Earl which end next week. “Unhappy Medium” screened in the US last November. Of course Seven will only get 3 eps in before programming […]

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  • Returning: McLeod’s Daughters

    Break out the hats…McLeod’s Daughters is finally coming back. Nine’s fan favourite returns for its eighth and final season at 8:30pm Wednesday July 23rd. Stories this season will see Martin Lynes (All Saints) and Alex Cook (Love My Way), as a father and daughter who desperately need help from the women of Drovers Run. It […]

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  • Airdate: Pope Benedict in Australia

    Now that he’s arriving a few days earlier than planned, the barnstorming tour by Pope Benedict will begin this Sunday afternoon with live coverage at 3pm AEST on SBS. World News Australia reporter Auskar Surbakti will be flying on the same plane as the Pope. SBS is the official broadcaster for the World Youth Day […]

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  • Reinventing the (scroll) wheel

    Here’s a story that’s bound to be of some interest, even if fleeting, to everyone who visits this site. The New Inventors tonight on the ABC will include a brand new computer mouse, the Orbita Mouse. This device promises to replace our left and right mouse clicks with “new push and squeeze actions.” It’s so […]

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  • ABC launches Paralympic Games

    The ABC today launched its Paralympic Games Beijing 2008. At the event at ABC Studios Sydney, some of the athletes challenged some well-known faces to a quick game or two. Here, Adam Spencer battles with athlete Leisl Tesch. From September 6 the ABC will broadcast over 100 hours of the games on ABC1 and ABC2. […]

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  • At the Movies: July 9, 16, 23

    What will David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz make of Mamma Mia? I’m tipping one will fall for the charms of songs like ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Fernando’ ahead of the other. But which? We’ll know by tomorrow night. At the Movies will also review Meet Dave, Children of the Silk Road and Up the Yangtze. In […]

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  • Returning: CSI: NY

    It was taken off air to make way for The F Word, but CSI: NY is coming back. Nine will return it, as expected, at 9:30pm Sundays following the series conclusion of Without a Trace. “Like Water for Murder” will screen on Sunday July 20. It is one of five remaining eps in the fourth […]

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