• 24 delays by 365

    As networks continue to assess future plans following the expected end of the Writer’s Strike, there is bad news on the horizon. 24 is officially delayed by a year, according to The New York Times. Only 12 eps had been completed. Heroes may not produce any more episodes this season. The Seven Network currently has […]

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  • Auditions: Project Runway Australia

    Calling all designers wanting to make a big splash. Foxtel is now taking applications for Project Runway Australia, the local version of the US reality series. Head of Entertainment, Graham Burrells, said: “Ambitious fashion designers across the country should ready their needles and thimbles to show us their raw talent and personality. Experience will be […]

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  • Callea and Campbell dating

    Seven personality Tim Campbell has confirmed he is dating It Takes Two and former Idol singer Anthony Callea. The confirmation on radio station Vega in Melbourne follows ongoing gossip in the Herald Sun that the two were ‘more than friends.’ It had published repeated ‘sightings’ of the two together at the Australian Open, dining and […]

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  • ABC renews nine shows

    America’s ABC network has renewed nine series for its 2008 / 09 season: Dirty Sexy Money, Private Practice, Pushing Daisies, Samantha Who?, Brothers & Sisters, Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, Lost and Ugly Betty. Conspicuous by their absence are Boston Legal (ABC says the show’s fate won’t be determined until May) and Men in Trees. The […]

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  • Underbelly banned in Victoria.

    10:28am: News from the Victorian Supreme court: Underbelly has been banned in Victoria and will NOT air Wednesday night in the state. It is also banned from being available online. 10:35am: The Office of Public Prosecution has claimed any airing of the series would prejudice any right or fair trial for an alleged murder suspect. […]

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  • So You Think You Can Dance Australia: Top 20

    Australia, meet your Top 20 ‘favourite’ dancers. TEN’s new reality show has now selected its final dancers, half of them from New South Wales. There are four from Victoria, three from Queensland, two from WA and one From South Australia. Next weekend TEN begins its performance shows, pre-recorded on Friday nights for airing on Sundays, […]

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  • National Apology update

    The commercial networks have joined with the ABC and SBS in broadcasting the National Apology from Canberra on Wednesday morning. Today will extend through to 9:45am on Nine, to be followed by Morning with Kerri-Anne. Sunrise on Seven will end at 10am when The Morning Show begins. The ABC will screen The Apology to the […]

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  • Tina wows the Grammys

    ‘Retiree’ Tina Turner rarely performs in public anymore. Her appearance for a children’s charity in May last year was her first full concert in seven years. But today she took to the stage at the 50th Grammy Awards and still managed to light up the screen. The segment, introduced by Cher, begins with Beyonce. Turner […]

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  • Airdate: Jekyll

    The ABC is set to screen the BBC’s modern take on a classic Robert Louis Stevenson character in Jekyll. The series, described as a sequel to the original rather than a re-telling, stars James Nesbitt (Murphy’s Law, Bloody Sunday, Cold Feet). He plays Tom Jackman, who is plagued by strange transformations into a younger, stronger, […]

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  • Vale: Roy Scheider

    Roy Scheider, the police chief in the blockbuster movie Jaws, has died aged 75. Scheider died in hospital on Sunday. He had been treated for multiple myeloma for the past two years. He was best known for his role in Steven Spielberg’s 1975 film Jaws, the enduring classic about a killer shark terrorising beachgoers and […]

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  • 24hr wait on Underbelly

    Justice Betty King has given prosecution and defence lawyers just 24 hours to view all 13 episodes of Underbelly and return to court tomorrow. Lawyers acting for Nine today handed over DVD copies after a subpoena was issued on Friday against the station’s general manager, Jeffrey Browne. Anthony Brand, solicitor for an accused murderer who […]

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  • Arena bumps BAFTAs

    Wondering where the 2008 BAFTA Awards were today? Arena had promised it for 12pm, due to screen in a delayed telecast, smack bang against the Grammy Awards live on FOX8. But at 12pm Arena had Fashion Rocks 2007. Arena advises “there was a problem with the timing of this mornings satellite feed. We will now […]

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