October 09: ‘Jackson Jive,’ Don Lane, Letterman, Good Game, All Saints

October was 'loopy month' as we were shocked by a 'blackface' skit, Letterman's affair, plus Virginia Trioli, a giant seagull, 'Balloon boy' and a fight within Good Game.

2.1m as Hey Hey thumps MasterChef
Matt LeBlanc signs for ‘dumbed-down’ sitcom
Top Gear airship mishap
Comedy Channel series slims down to special
Hot Seat beats Deal (for real)
Chris Lilley lands joint ABC, HBO, BBC series
Sunday Arts gravitates to online
Letterman admits affairs with staff

Josh Lawson for US comedy series
Nine pulls Hey Hey repeat
Angry Hey Hey fans call for Nine boycott
GO! has official launch
Sacked WIN boss takes legal action
Nine News crew rattled in Indian report
Nine says Daryl asked to drop repeat
NRL final scores 2.41m
Letterman: “My wife has been horribly hurt.”
Former partner of Matt Lucas found dead
Pay TV salesman facing rape charges
Case against copyright begins
Local dramas struggling on Pay TV
WIN mogul’s favourite Susie led to sacked boss
Jacki Mac back on Hey Hey
Hey Hey faces the music
Hey Hey: Global reactions
2.3m for Hey Hey reunion

AVO’s withdrawn for Apprentice boss
Seven picks up Seinfeld project
Kamahl angry over unkind comedy
NBC axes Southland
Jackson brothers: “They probably weren’t trying to be offensive”
Lauren Graham joins Parenthood
TVW7 celebrates 50 years in Perth
QTQ gets News makeover
BBC goes back to Upstairs, Downstairs
Ajay threatens to sue mag
Hayley Lewis to host The Biggest Loser
Mal Walden, improvising with weather

Radha Mitchell lands US series
The Slap: ABC announces new drama series
Mobile Foxtel comes to Tesltra iPhone
The local view on Sky News
John Safran: Crucified for comedy
Nine denies axe hovers over Canberra staff
FOX reality shutdown leaves Lyle looking
Jessica Mauboy sweeps 2009 Deadly Awards
Now America is remaking Shameless
Terminator star on drink driving
‘Balloon boy’ family appeared on Wife Swap

Samantha Armytage taken to hospital
Rafters not so nice. Deal with it.
Commercial TV pushes for sports on digital channels
Liza on Australian Idol
John Stamos: “I was f***ing drunk in Australia. Big deal.”
Balloon hoax all for Mythbusters-style show
Nine sacks 5 producers
Yes Virginia, there is a vision switcher

Hereford Hall a finished school?
Joss Whedon to direct Glee
RocKwiz charts national tour
Nine News twittered by seagull

Warne + Clarkson = “Utter nonsense”
25 years on the Dateline
Vale: Don Lane

TEN upbeat despite $89m loss
Meet the faces of ABC3
7TWO to launch November 1st
Friends farewell Don Lane
Top Gear drives onto Nine
Russell Crowe in Damage Control for Seven
Boxcutters: 200 episodes out of the Box
Sunday Arts set for cuts?
Online to drive rebranded ABC Arts
Fans angry over Good Game host switch

Ricky Gervais to host Golden Globes
Facelift coming to Sunrise
ABC3 takes on Pay channels
1.5m farewell All Saints

Beauty and the Fake?
Killing Time drama series for TV1
Daryl: We are in discussions with Nine.
Trauma ends for NBC
America to remake Being Human
Game on: Former ABC host slams axing as “a lie”
ABC: Good Gamer “made life difficult”
Time for Young Talent Time again?


3 Responses

Leave a Reply