• Word up for Henry Rollins

    Singer and songwriter, spoken word artist, author, actor, and publisher Henry Rollins is to film a special in Melbourne for the Movie Extra Channel. It will form part of a Rollins season on the pay TV channel in which he also interviews cult film director John Waters, Gene Simmons, Steve Buscemi and William Shatner. Quite […]

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  • Jackie O, prison pin up girl.

    Roberta Williams, divorced wife of Carl Williams (both of whom are portrayed in Underbelly) had a chat with radio hosts Kyle and Jackie O. Questioned by Jackie O, Williams again made sure her feelings were known about the performance of actress Kat Stewart (emphasis on actress). She actually likened her to Kath Day Knight… What […]

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  • No bingo scandal with Power contestants

    There’s no chance of a repeat “scandal” with the axing of Power of Ten on Channel Nine. A Nine spokesperson has confirmed to TV Tonight that all contestants on the game show will receive their prize money. Last month A Current Affair aired two segments crying foul over the Seven Network not paying some of […]

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  • Michael Johns and the chihuahuas

    29yo Michael Johns sang Aerosmith’s “Dream On” on today’s American Idol, rockin’ complete with his falsetto vocal range. Johns said the song represented his living a dream right now. This week the judges were mixed. Randy said: “Pretty good song choice, it had some pitch problems…. I don’t buy you as an Aerosmith singer…..with all […]

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  • Police investigate 60 Minutes couple

    South Australian police are investigating alleged payment for an interview with a father and daughter convicted of incest. 60 Minutes aired a story on Sunday about John Deaves, 61, and his daughter, Jennifer Deaves, 39, spoke of their unusual relationship and pleaded for understanding. The two had previously appeared in the South Australian edition of […]

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  • Returning: Big Love

    That tense, complex and acclaimed HBO series Big Love is returning with a new series next month. SBS will launch the second season at 8:30pm Saturday May 10. It will follow the first series currently airing in repeat. In the second season, the Henrickson family deals with being exposed as polygamists, with cult leader Roman […]

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  • TV critics fading to black

    In the US Television critics are a dying breed. As advertising revenue for print media falls, editorial staff is being trimmed and critics are being pushed to the front of that queue. Since 1990, one-quarter of the newspaper work force has disappeared, according the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And as the television audience turns […]

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  • Spice up your Office

    Just be glad you don’t live in America. They’re about to get Melanie Brown and Joey Fatone barging into their offices. Yes the US is getting its own version of The Singing Office. A Dutch format, it aired in Australia to a disappointing reception on FOX8 hosted by Nick Giannopoulos and Julia Morris. Now the […]

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  • Barking mad success for Dogstar

    Nine’s animated children’s series Dogstar is set to air new episodes from Saturday April 12. The series about a group of kids search the universe for ‘Hobart’, their missing pooch, has been sold to more than 20 countries including the UK, Germany and South Africa. Some of the voices used in the series include Marg […]

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  • Airdate: Mistresses

    Channel Seven is bringing BBC drama Mistresses to our screen with Aussie actress Anna Torv (McLeod’s Daughters, The Secret Life Of Us, Young Lions) in a supporting role. Part drama, part thriller, the series follows the lives of four women and their involvement in an array of illicit relationships. It will air from 9:30pm Tuesday […]

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  • Axed: Power of Ten

    What percentage of Australians thought the Power of Ten was a good idea? Well, it’s hard to say what the percentage was but 521,000 wasn’t enough to keep the show going. Nine has pulled it after just two episodes, the same life-span of Monster House. Remaining episodes of the series, hosted by Steve Jacobs (who […]

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  • …and next up, the Fugly Awards

    And with the Logie Nominations out of the way, next cab off the rank is television’s own raspberries: The Fugly Awards. Set to kick off on April 11, these snarky awards have been building since 2002 when they first started as a bit of a joke. They have since attracted 86,975 votes in 5 years. […]

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