• Journeyman to disappear

    NBC has all but cancelled Journeyman. The drama, starring British actor Kevin McKidd as something of a time traveller, is airing in Australia on Network TEN. NBC let its option to pick up the series with 20th Century Fox lapse on Tuesday. Ratings for the show have been disappointing, but NBC affirms it will air […]

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  • Compulsory walks. This means you.

    “Gang, I need to take a daily walk – but there’s no f..king way I’m doing it on my own,” Sunrise and Morning Show producer Adam Boland supposedly wrote in a staff email. According to The Australian, Boland issued a firm fitness instruction. “As such, I’m introducing compulsory daily walks at 12:30pm each day for […]

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  • It’s Kylie vs Jason

    Twenty years ago they had the ‘X factor’ and now both Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan are set to appear on the final of British talent show, The X Factor, the show’s producers have confirmed. Dannii Minogue has been a big hit as one of the judges (no doubt from her trial run on Australia’s […]

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  • Foxtel reveals iQHD box

    Foxtel has revealed details of its forthcoming iQHD set top box. It has been tailor-made specifically for Foxtel by Pace Technologies. According to Patrick Delany’s new blog it will have a 320GB drive with MPEG IV compression capability. Foxtel claims to be the first to launch this generation of set top. No word yet on […]

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  • Airdate: Nip / Tuck

    “Tell me what you don’t like about yourself.” Yes, at long last, Nip / Tuck, the over-the-top plastic surgery drama starring Dylan Walsh and Australia’s own Julian McMahon has been slated to return. It returns to Nine from 9:30pm Monday January 7 with the episode “Tommy Bolton.” The series last aired in Australia a year […]

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  • Stan Grant quits SBS

    Following a tumultuous year, Stan Grant has quit SBS. He will leave World News Australia after Friday. He will be replaced by Anton Enus. “It is no secret this has been a difficult year, but I thank everyone at SBS news for continuing to deliver a first class product and it is with some sadness […]

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  • Seven signs NBCU deal

    The Seven Network has signed another licensing deal with NBC Universal Television. The deal allows Seven to continue airing NBC Universal programming including Heroes, Bionic Woman, 30 Rock and Las Vegas, as well as the upcoming Brooke Shields series Lipstick Jungle. It also supplies Seven with movies including American Gangster, Atonement, The Bourne Ultimatum, Evan […]

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  • Seven actor out of the closet

    Network Seven personality Tim Campbell has responded to recent media gossip that linked him to Anthony Callea, by acknowledging he is gay. He says he is just mates with newly-single Callea.The former Home and Away actor told The Advertiser, “(Anthony and I) are mates – he’s had his rough trot, I’m going through a rough […]

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  • Drama boss quits SBS for ABC

    Debbie Lee a key Drama Executive with SBS has quit to join the ABC. Lee has been with SBSi for nine years and commissioned such successes as Wilfred, The Circuit, two series for John Safran and the AFI winning film The Home Song Stories. Lee becomes an Executive Producer for ABC Arts, Entertainment and Comedy. […]

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  • Big Shots off target

    American dramedy Big Shots has misfired with audiences and is being pulled from ABC’s schedule – and that spells trouble for Channel Nine. Starring Michael Vartan and Dylan McDermott, it follows four friends as dysfunctional CEOs who “take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding secrets, seeking advice and supporting each other.” Yep, it’s secret […]

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  • Melbourne goes to war

    Shooting continues in Melbourne on the HBO series The Pacific. On Monday the Spielberg / Hanks produced series was filming at South Melbourne’s Railway Hotel and Melbourne High School. More than 50 students doubled as a parade of young marines. They were about about $350 for 10 – 12 hours on set. Other students from […]

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  • Proudly Out and still About

    The Australian-produced gay travel TV series Out and About is having its second season on subscription TV this month. But Foxtel has dropped its priority for the series, moving it from an evening timeslot on Arena to Saturday afternoons on the Bio Channel. It launches at 5pm this Saturday with an episode on Portland, Oregon. […]

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