• TV Tonight Awards: Voting closes soon.

    Neighbours’ Jackie Woodburne is one of five contenders silently battling it out for the title of ‘Most Underrated’ in the reader-voted TV Tonight Awards 2007. Voting closes Monday in categories that acknowledge the best and worst television of the year. What was the Best Drama? Who is the Worst Male? What’s the Best Pay TV […]

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  • SBS airs Pakistan documentary

    Following yesterday’s assassination of Pakistan’s opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, SBS has made a late amendment to its schedule tonight (Friday) to repeat a 2 part documentary Pakistan Zindabad which looks at the country’s political history over the past 60 years. It will air Part One tonight at 8:30pm and Part Two at 10pm. Pakistan Zindabad […]

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  • In: BB Uncut. Out: BB UpLate.

    As previously rumoured, Big Brother Up Late is being dropped for 2008. Reports had claimed the show is no longer the money-spinner it once was. But there will be other ‘new shows’ for the series, including a version of BB Uncut. A newspaper interview given by Mike Goldman and Bree Amer to the West Australian […]

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  • OC star DUI in LA

    The OC’s Mischa Barton is the latest Hollywood star to be arrested for drunken driving, on Thursday. Barton was arrested in West Hollywood and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without a license, possessing a controlled substance and possessing marijuana. She spent about seven hours in a West Hollywood jail before being […]

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  • Are you ‘avin a last laff?

    And here is a racy trailer for the Extras Christmas Special which airs today in the UK. Guests include George Michael, Gordon Ramsay, Clive Owen and David Tennant (clip may offend). The 90min special is expected to be the closing chapter of the Extras series. It sees ‘Andy Millman’ wind up on a celebrity reality […]

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  • Morrell gave ‘the performance of the year.’

    Geoff Morrell as Chris Corrigan in the ABC’s Bastard Boys was ‘the performance of the year’, writes Graeme Blundell. There are lists and summaries of the year falling around us left, right and centre (including on this site) but one article by Blundell is a thoughtful and articulate look back on the television year. Written […]

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  • Bumped: Men in Trees

    This reschedule is a bit like the old shell game. Nine will shift the Anne Heche drama Men in Trees to 10:30pm from next Wednesday. It will be replaced by repeats of RPA Where Are They Now? a title that almost befits Nine scheduling sometimes. Moving Men in Trees to 10:30pm has a flow-on-effect that […]

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  • Your NYE TV Survival Guide

    Once again, New Year’s Eve is dominated by fireworks and music. Ringing in the 2008 year you have the choice of music from Elton John, The Beatles, The Mamas and the Papas, or video clips from Richard Wilkins or The Chaser boys. TEN again has the Sydney Harbour fireworks, pitched very carefully as family friendly […]

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  • Cinematography showcase for SBS

    SBS will screen a series of feature films shot by acclaimed Aussie cinematographer Christopher Doyle. Doyle, who lives and works in Asia, is one of the most sought-after cinematographers working today. He has captured stunning imagery for such films as Hero, In the Mood for Love and 2046 -all of which will screen SBS. Doyle’s […]

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  • Who saves UK Xmas

    The Doctor Who xmas special “Voyage of the Damned” has now aired in the UK in which Kylie Minogue plays Astrid, a waitress, aboard the Titanic. The special was the talk of media in the UK where Christmas night television is a big tradition. But the last surviving member of the real Titanic, 95yo Millvina […]

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  • SBS ‘inundated’ with Top Gear wannabes

    SBS has been inundated in its hunt for hosts of the local Top Gear series. Phones have been running hot from people requesting more information. A few celebrities have also put up their hand for the “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car” segment. Matt Campbell, SBS Head of Content, told The Australian, “We’ve thrown it […]

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  • Car Crashes Live TV News Studio

    Chicago is often called the Windy City, and the weather certainly was wild on Sunday night when a car crashed through the window of the ABC News Studio. Another example of News becoming the news.

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