• A very ogre Christmas

    Nine will premiere Shrek The Halls, a half-hour animation with the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas. It will air at 6:30pm on Saturday December 1, running head to head against Seven’s High School Musical 2. It is followed by the grand final of Australia’s Funniest Home Videos at 7pm. […]

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  • ABC3: New kids channel by April

    The ABC plans to launch a dedicated Free-to-Air children’s channel known as ABC3 by April 2008. It will be a digital channel made available through the government’s election promise of $82m. ABC’s Director of Television today told the SPAA Conference that, “We believe a balance is needed, and we need to ensure that future generations […]

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  • Stokes stoked by Seven year

    Seven held its Annual General Meeting today in Sydney with Executive Chairman Kerry Stokes telling shareholders the network was well positioned. “We lead the market in news and public affairs, breakfast television and prime time,” he said. “We are the leading source of news and information for Australians. Sunrise, Seven News and Today Tonight continue […]

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  • Seinfeld chats to Enough Rope

    Jerry Seinfeld will chat with Andrew Denton in an upcoming episode of Enough Rope. The interview will screen at the earlier time of 9:25pm Monday November 26. The comedian will also appear in the final episode of Rove this Sunday night. Still no word on whether this episode of the TEN show is the end […]

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  • Da Kath & Kim repeat

    Grinning from the success of Kath & Kim, Seven will air Da Kath & Kim Code on Sunday November 25 at 7:30pm. Even the repeats have been winning the night for Seven. When the telemovie screened on the ABC it snared over 2m viewers. One problem tho, it wasn’t very funny. It’s hard to produce […]

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  • Airdate: High School Musical 2

    Lock up your children, High School Musical 2 is about to round out the ratings year for the Seven Network. After blitzing the ratings on subscription TV, the mega-musical will air at 6:30pm on Saturday Dec 1 – the last day of the 2007 ratings year. The sequel to the phenomenal Disney hit stars teeny […]

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  • TT vs Chaser round 3

    This reprinted photo is one of two photographs that Seven appears to have removed from its brand new Sunrise website that used to be hosted here. The new-look site has promised to “set the standard” by updating everyday, but updating seems to include deleting too. UPDATE: Google cache This evening Today Tonight managed to milk […]

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  • When wireless was wireless

    A “who’s who” of Melbourne radio gathered today for the launch of Thanks for Listening: A History of Australian Radio. Household names like Derryn Hinch, John Blackman, Barry Bissell, Phillip Brady, Bruce Mansfield, Bud Tingwell and Red Symons joined with other colleagues from 3AW, MMM, MIX and GOLD to help launch what is shaping up […]

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  • Burke back for summer special

    Don Burke will be back for one more bite of the cherry when Nine airs Burke’s Backyard Summer Living. It will air at 6:30pm Sunday November 25. The special follows a Spring special by the gardener in September. It snared an impressive 1.5m viewers, although it was aided by an earlier NRL match. Nevertheless he […]

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  • Producers gather for Gold Coast conference

    The Screen Producers Association of Australia is having its annual conference at the Sheraton Mirage on the Gold Coast once again. Film and TV producers from Australia have gathered to exchange ideas, pitch concepts and listen to keynote speeches that seek to inspire them all (when they’re not in the bar or by the pool […]

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  • Networks announce Electronic Programme Guide

    Like a slumbering bear, the commercial Free To Air networks seem to have finally awoken from hibernation to the rapidly expanding digital age and announced an FTA electronic program guide (EPG). Channels Nine and TEN will be transmitting data by as early as next Monday. Seven will join from January 1st. Prime and NBN will […]

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  • Seven slaps injunction on Chaser

    Two incidents, one in Sydney and another in Brisbane, saw the team from The Chaser questioned by police again yesterday. Chas Licciardello and Andrew Hansen gatecrashed Channel Seven in Sydney yesterday, barging their way into the offices of Today Tonight. The fracas led to “a feisty debate between Chas Licciardello and a Today Tonight reporter […]

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