• Rove on Leno II

    Rove McManus’ next appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno will air in Australia at 11pm Wednesday on the Comedy Channel. It is the second time the host has been asked to appear, a significant feat for a show full of A list guests. Also on the same episode is a widely-publicised appearance by […]

    Read more
  • Sir Ian McKellen for Kerri-Anne

    Esteemed actor Sir Ian McKellen will join Kerri-Anne Kennerley this Friday for a live Melbourne shoot of Mornings with Kerri-Anne. The veteran actor is currently touring Oz as part of a sell-out ‘King Lear’ production. And The Choir of Hard Knocks, from the ABC’s acclaimed observational series, will perform live in studio. Nine has wasted […]

    Read more
  • Top wins for Monday

    Some interesting results from Monday’s viewing. Neighbours passed the 1m mark with its much-hyped “6.30 change.” TEN will be delighted with this. Australian Story’s emotional profile of Belinda Emmett scored a huge 1.4m viewers. Meanwhile Border Security continues to rise, now at 1.9m while Surf Patrol slipped to just under 1.5m viewers, no doubt losing […]

    Read more
  • Sports presenter quits US gig

    Dashing sports presenter Ryan Phelan has suddenly quit his US based position with ESPN network, according to Sydney Confidential. The former TEN presenter left Australia last December to take up the position with the role, but has now quit the cable network for ‘personal reasons.’ According to sources he is now looking for another role […]

    Read more
  • Tue July 24

    [Seven/7:30pm] RSPCA Animal Rescue.[Seven/8:00pm] Medical Emergency[Seven/8:30pm] All Saints. “Bad Blood / Push Me Pull You”. A man’s relatively minor injuries are seriously compounded by a rare blood disease. Dan is starting to worry that his ability to be a good nurse has been compromised by his recent injury. Gabrielle fears that the situation between Charlotte […]

    Read more
  • Bingo host announced

    Home and Away’s Tim Campbell will host Seven’s new National Bingo Night according to the Sydney Morning Herald. As previously announced, this American format pits single contestants against a studio audience. All of them play bingo with the ‘single’ contestant having to decide if the next ball drawn is higher / lower / red / […]

    Read more
  • Meet Dr Who

    Sylvestor McCoy, the seventh Doctor Who (1987-1989, 1996), will be making appearances to Australian fans at upcoming sci-fi conventions. McCoy is appearing this Sunday July 29 in Melbourne at the Doctor Who Club of Victoria’s Whoniverse 2007 at Northcote Town Hall. In Sydney he will appear at Drummoyne RSL on Sunday August 5 for the […]

    Read more
  • Millsy in the Mint

    Rob Mills is one of four presenters Nine has announced for its new late night quiz show, The Mint. He will be joined by Cherie Hausler, Natalie Garonzi and Nathanial Buzolic. Based on a UK format, the programme is produced in-house by Nine following the end of Fremantle Media’s Quizmania. A Nine spokesperson denied it […]

    Read more
  • The Abbey to air in October

    The ABC has announced its long-awaited ‘observational’ series The Abbey will air in October after delays hit the production last year. In 2006 the ABC set about commencing production with an Abbey in the Blue Mountains, only to have its lead character, the Abbess, die three days before shooting. Was their maker trying to tell […]

    Read more
  • Ratings Week 30

    NB: Ratings will have regular but not daily updates until further notice. Please refer to “vacation” post. Saturday1 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,229,0002 Nine News Sat Nine 1,194,0004 The Dame Edna Treatment Nine 1,013,0005 The Great Outdoors Seven 984,0006 ABC News-Sat ABC 967,0007 Saturday Night AFLTen 964,000 Friday:1 Seven News Seven 1,447,0002 Today Tonight […]

    Read more
  • Mon July 23

    [ABC/8:00pm] Australian Story. Belinda Emmett.[ABC/8:30pm] Four Corners. Should the children of addicts be removed from the family home? Reporter Janine Cohen asks: how many chances should a parent get?[ABC/9:20pm] Media Watch. [ABC/9:35pm] Enough Rope With Andrew Denton. Andrew talks to Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson, one of the most high-profile Australian victims of the Ice epidemic. […]

    Read more
  • Jessica’s Rowe with Seven

    Jessica Rowe will be reading news on Seven and signing for the next Dancing with the Stars according to Media Spy. And in New Idea magazine this week the former host of the Today Show talks about a struggle with post-natal depression following the birth of her daughter, Allegra. Speculation continues that Rowe’s hubby Peter […]

    Read more