• The sincerest form of flattery?

    Is it just me or does this sound familiar? A repeat documentary buried deep in the ABC schedule, might have made for great inspiration…..originally produced in 2004….. ABC1. Monday June 23. 3:55am. Our Boys: Filipe (CC, PG, Rpt) Follows the lives of students and teachers at Canterbury Boys High. This week we meet Filipe Mahe, […]

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  • Airdate: The Hollowmen

    It only began shooting this week but Working Dog’s Hollowmen will air in a matter of weeks -on Wednesday July 9. It screens at 9:30pm on ABC1. That’s one fast turnaround…. Leading with the words “Unafraid, uncompromised, unelected,” the series created by Sitch, Gleisner and Cilauro will feature special guest Graeme Blundell in the first […]

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  • Adriana flips for Nine’s Wheel

    I’d like to buy a “C for Counterbalance” please. Adriana Xenides reckons she loves Nine’s Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune. In fact she loves the whole, darn thing, -most especially that her old show is back on the box. Her comments contradict those attributed to ‘Baby’ John Burgess who said she found it “a bit […]

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  • Coming Soon

    This section tracks key airdates in upcoming schedules. When does a show start? When does it end? All the essential info can be found here in this archival section! For more info on particular shows try a site search. Midsomer Murders 8:30pm Sun Aug 31The Hollowmen new series 9pm Wed Sep 3Very Small Business 9:30pm […]

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  • Airdate: Mark Loves Sharon. Bumped: Big Mouth

    TEN will premiere its new mockumentary Mark Loves Sharon at 9:30pm Monday June 30. The series features Jason Gann as sports’ bad body Mark Wary, as he allows reality cameras inside his house. Gann, who featured the character in The Wedge, is also series writer. The character is supposedly inspired by headline sports stars such […]

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  • Returning: Law & Order, Criminal Intent

    Both Law and Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent are returning to TEN. Criminal Intent returns at 8:30pm Thursday July 3 with the episode “Amends.” Detective Alexandra Eames (Kathryn Erbe) is forced to re-examine her husband’s murder following the death of his partner, who is killed on the job. It aired in the US […]

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  • At the Movies: June 18 / 25

    The remake of Get Smart is one of the next movies to be reviewed by David & Margaret on the ABC. Steve Carrell and Anne Hathaway, plus director Pete Segal, will be interviewed (the two stars will also studio guests on Rove’s MovieWorld edition June 22). I’m hoping this feature is better than the big […]

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  • Airdate: Calling All Aliens

    Calling occupants of interplanetary craft? SBS is screening a two part series on SETI, the search for extra terrestrial intelligence.Calling All Aliens is a two part doco looking at a group of scientists and 350 satellite dishes, scouring the skies for ET. “We know the end result; the actual discovery is going to be so […]

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  • Save our community TV

    Pressure is mounting on the federal government to assist community television shift from analogue to digital television. Following news that Perth’s Access 31 could go under, opposition communications spokesman Bruce Billson said the government had failed to provide adequate support to help community television stations make the switch. Communications Minister Stephen Conroy (pictured) has given […]

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  • Seriously downgrading

    TEN Network Holdings Limited (TEN) shares have fallen after it downgraded its full-year earnings for 2008. TEN exec Nick Falloon blamed external economic conditions impacting the free-to air television advertising market in Australia. “Given these influences, combined with the already anticipated impact of the Beijing Olympic Games in the fourth quarter, management forecasts now indicate […]

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  • Spiteri case proceeds against Nine

    A Federal Court judge has declined Nine’s application to have the case brought by former reporter Christine Spiteri dismissed. But Justice Richard Edmonds has noted “a number of inherent inconsistencies” and ordered her legal team to amend her statement of claim. Nine had applied to have the case thrown out before it went to trial […]

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  • Kyle heads back to BB

    Mike Goldman, we salute you for your work, as Kyle Sandilands is set to return to Big Brother on Sunday night, when the programme also reveals the 2008 prize. It’s rumoured to already be in the house under their noses…. Sandilands has reportedly overcome the worst of his pneumonia which kept him away from the […]

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