• Returning: King of the Hill

    Wry, suburban comedy King of the Hill is coming back to our screens. The Greg Daniels & Mike Judge animation will screen from 2:00pm Monday December 17 on Seven in one hour blocks. The episode “Hank’s On Board” aired in the US in September 2005. Better late than never. Meanwhile Seven its other US animations […]

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  • Seven battles choirs and gladiators in 08

    The Seven Network has revealed more details of six new shows for next year, three being new announcements. After following the ABC’s hit Strictly Dancing, Seven now pursues the success of Choir of Hard Knocks and announces Battle of the Choirs, based on an overseas format. It is likely to be produced by Granada. Note: […]

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  • Daryl made demands

    Less than a week after walking from Dancing with the Stars the network seems to have wasted no time in turning. Some of the terminology in last week’s Today Tonight was certainly forthright: Daryl “wanted more than the network could give him,” and was “swapping his dancing shoes for running shoes.” It also admitted the […]

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  • Wilfred top dog at AFIs

    Beloved SBS mutt Wilfred has won two awards at the industry section of the 2007 AFI Awards. The comedy won Best Comedy over The Chaser’s War on Everything, Supernova and David Tench Tonight. Adam Zwar (pictured, right) also won Best Actor in a Comedy, pipping his co-star Jason Gann. SBS had a good night with […]

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  • Hinch and Laws in restaurant brawl

    Radio shock jocks Derryn Hinch and John Laws have been involved in a verbal fight in a Woolloomooloo restaurant. Hinch claims he was having lunch with friend Bob Rogers when Laws came up from behind with 2UE’s Mike Carlton, allegedly under the influence of alcohol, and began hurling abuse. Speaking on Radio 3AW, Hinch said […]

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  • Chaser charges may be dropped

    Charges against The Chaser cast and crew for their infamous APEC stunt may be dropped, a court was told today. Police prosecutor Peter Morgan said lawyers for the 11 people charged had made representations to have the matter withdrawn. According to news.com.au Police were still considering the application. The 11 men and women are charged […]

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  • 7HD: Room for Improvement

    Tom Williams, Curtis Stone, Scott McGregor, Ernie Dingo, Andrew Daddo, Shelley Craft and Aristos -just some of the people you’ll be seeing on the Seven Network’s new 7HD Channel. As with Network TEN’s upcoming HD schedule, Seven is now adding more high-def content to its HD channel, predominantly in the afternoons. Complementing its evening HD […]

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  • Hard Knocks choir for Carols

    The Choir of Hard Knocks will perform at Channel Nine’s Carols by Candlelight. The ABC-based choir is one of the real success stories of 2007. On top of its acclaimed TV season, the performances by the group of disadvantaged has enjoyed sellout, standing-ovation concerts in Melbourne and Sydney. It also won an ARIA Award for […]

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  • Thank God still not Here

    Despite the spin two weeks ago it would be back “bigger and better” in 2008, TEN’s Thank God You’re Here is still unsigned. The show was TEN’s most popular regular series in 2007.Working Dog manager Michael Hirsh told the Daily Telegraph they were undecided about returning. “We’re always thinking about other shows we want to […]

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  • Airdate: Best of Australia

    Nine will air a new travel series from Australian Geographic, Best of Australia, from Friday December 21. The series, to be hosted by Sorrel Wilby will showcase WA’s Adventure Coast, the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Gondwana rainforests in New South Wales, Kakadu and Arnhemland in the Northern Territory, and outback Queensland . “We live […]

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  • No more Chaser for six months

    The Chaser boys won’t be appearing on the ABC for the first half of 2008, thanks to a live tour they are planning. According to livenews.com.au the team is said to be too drained to think about a quick return to our screens. Instead they will tour a stage show to 15 state capitals and […]

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  • Conflict of Interest taints US Kath & Kim boss

    Ben Silverman, the celebrated wunderkind of American television, is about to sell a division of his production company, Reveille, after conflict of interest claims have been levelled against him. Silverman was hired as an NBC executive in May, but since then many of Reveille’s own shows have gotten up. Kath and Kim is one of […]

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