• The Hamster returns

    Monday night SBS airs the first episode of Top Gear filmed after Richard “The Hamster” Hammond’s famous crash in which he nearly lost his life. Richard Hammond makes a glitzy, showbiz entrance down a staircase decorated with a bevvy of feathered showgirls. Series 9 airs 7:30pm Monday night on SBS.

    Read more
  • Jessica Rowe reads news for Sunrise

    Having recently read news on other Seven News programmes, former Today host Jessica Rowe will now find herself reading news on Sunrise. In an ironic twist she will be seen on the very programme that Nine had recruited her to defeat. She appears from Monday. One of her former bosses, executive producer at Today Tom […]

    Read more
  • Adelaide wants to cut Dexter ads

    Showcase will be thrilled with the media its attracting following complaints by the South Australian Liberal Party over ads for its serial-killer drama Dexter. In the promotions screening on Foxtel, actor Michael C. Hall can be seen in an airport terminal telling a passenger, “Adelaide has more serial killers per capita than any other city […]

    Read more
  • Don’t mention the timeslot

    In the confidential game of programming, networks never like to leak their plans to the opposition. As such, TV Tonight always observes media embargos whenever they are conditional. It just doesn’t make long-term sense to thwart a healthy rapport. But when others go and break them (sometimes with other media and sometimes through their very […]

    Read more
  • It may Take more than Two

    Mark Wilson is said to be one of the next participants on Seven’s karaoke-fest, It Takes Two. Wilson is a judge on Dancing with the Stars. Many of the other names rumoured to be associated with ITT are even less-well known. Gold Coast model Chloe Maxwell, Sky newsreader John Mangos, AFL player Russell Robertson, model […]

    Read more
  • Airdate: Little Britain Abroad

    The ABC will screen the 2 part special Little Britain Abroad next month. The specials, which aired at Xmas 2006 in the UK, will see Matt Lucas and David Walliams in Spain, Paris, Thailand and America. Some of the sketches include: Lou and Andy are on their way to Disneylworld in Florida, Bubbles De Vere […]

    Read more
  • Torchwood writer helms Law & Order: London

    Torchwood producer-writer Chris Chibnall will become the showrunner on Law & Order: London. ITV has ordered 13 episodes based on scripts from the original US show from independent procution company Kudos. The broadcaster’s director of drama, Laura Mackie, told Digital Spy that despite being based on original US scripts, “Law & Order: London will look […]

    Read more
  • Directors Guild Awards: The Nominees

    Lost, The Sopranos and Mad Men will battle it out for a Drama award in nominations announced by the Directors Guild of America. Jack Bender has been nominated for the season finale of Lost while creator David Chase is up for the series finale of The Sopranos. Both shows have two nominations. 30 Rock has […]

    Read more
  • Clinton Grybas Memorial on Sky

    Foxtel has confirmed Sky News will telecast the Memorial Service for Clinton Grybas live from Melbourne next Tuesday. at 11.00am (EDT). The Memorial Service for the Foxtel and 3AW colleague will be held at: Location: CityLife ChurchCnr. High Street Road & Cathies LaneWantirna South (Mel. Ref. 72 D2) Date: Tuesday 15th January, 2008Time: 11.00am

    Read more
  • Mad about Mal

    TEN’s Melbourne newsreader Mal Walden continues to show he’s not without a sense of humour when it comes to reading the news -and that’s a good thing. On Thursday’s TEN News at Five, Mal had trouble with pronunciation of the word “phenomenon.” How priceless is that smile at the end, after he finally gets it […]

    Read more
  • Gone: Psych

    TEN has pulled Psych from its schedule. It will be replaced by Burn Notice effective from next week. The change sees Burn Notice move from a planned 8:30 premiere to 9:30pm. NCIS repeats remain at 8:30pm instead of disappearing. This week Psych had an audience of 644,000, down from NCIS‘ lead in of 877,000. No […]

    Read more
  • Returning: You Are What You Eat / Body Clock

    Channel Nine will return reality health shows You Are What You Eat and Turn Back Your Body Clock to Wednesday nights. They return from 7:30 and 8:00pm on Wednesday January 23 replacing repeats of RPA Where Are They Now which had 800,000 viewers last night. Both are new episodes. YAWYE is back with Series 3 […]

    Read more