• Dieter Brummer loses licence

    Dieter Brummer, former star in Home and Away, has had his licence suspended for 6 months and lumbered with $770 in charges and costs after admitting guilty to drink driving yesterday. Brummer was found to have a blood alcohol reading of 0.125 when pulled over in his Toyota Hilux in August. The two time Logie […]

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  • Chaser appearance ruled No Bingo

    Channel Seven has blocked comedian Tanveer Ahmed, better known as Mr “No. Bingo,” from appearing on the ABC’s Chaser Decides election special “Tanveer is restricted from appearing on another television network during the period of time that National Bingo is on the air,” a Seven spokesman told Confidential. “This is our standard practice, and contractual, […]

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  • Nine ends McLeod’s Daughters

    The Nine Network is hanging up the hats of McLeod’s Daughters. It has announced the eighth series, to air next year, will be its final. Creator Posie Graeme-Evans, who also devised Hi-5, said, “I have always maintained that the series should finish on a high, and while it was still loved by the audience. Based […]

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  • Hobson bows out of dance

    For those following Dancing with the Stars -well it was the top rating show of last week- singer David Hobson was tonight sent packing. This leaves comic actor Anh Do (Kick) and former McLeod’s star Bridie Carter to battle it out in next week’s finale. Hobson almost missed out on appearing in the series following […]

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  • Today Tonight tops viewer complaints

    Today Tonight leads the list in written viewer complaints in the year July 06 – June 07. There were 83 complaints against Seven’s current affairs show, mostly concerning “perceived bias and/or inaccuracy in reporting, material considered to be inappropriate for the time zone and perceived discrimination in reporting,” says Free TV Australia. Seven and TEN […]

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  • Californication in title fight

    “Californication is the signature CD, video and song of the band’s career, and for some TV show to come along and steal our identity is not right,” says Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s lead singer, Anthony Kiedis. The band is suing Showtime over the use of the name for its drama series of the same name […]

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  • Rove back in 2008

    Rove will be back in 2008, just don’t tell anybody yet. This news was slipped surreptitiously onto his official website earlier today. So far that’s the sum total of the news. But was rovedaily.com.au too early with the news? It hasn’t been officially released by TEN yet. In fact, following TV Tonight leading with the […]

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  • Divinyls to rock Idol concert

    80s rockers The Divinyls will front Australian Idol’s outdoor concert at the Sydney Opera House this Sunday. They will be joined by the Rogue Traders, Damien Leith, Shannon Noll and The Young Divas. The three hour telecast will choose between 17yo Matt Corby from Sydney and 25yo Natalie Gauci from Melbourne. Press Release: Australia is […]

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  • CBS News staff set to strike

    Employees at CBS News are about to strike over ongoing frustration at having no contract for two and a half years. In a union vote they authorised the WGA to call a strike at any moment. The union represents aggrieved newswriters, editors, desk assistants, production assistants, graphic artists, promotion writers, and researchers in New York, […]

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  • Local comics move into The Mansion

    Foxtel continues its comedy romance with Melbourne after relocating the channel earlier this year, with the announcement of a new local series, The Mansion. It will feature to comedians Michael Chamberlin (Skithouse, Rove Live) and Charlie Pickering (Triple J, Stand Up ABC TV). The two will offer their views on current affairs, entertainment and sport, […]

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  • Parky’s last ever guests

    David Beckham, Dame Judi Dench, Sir David Attenborough, Sir Michael Caine, Peter Kay, Billy Connolly and Dame Edna Everage will be the last ever guests for legendary chat host Michael Parkinson. His final show airs December 15 in the UK, marking the end of his 36 year career. Jamie Cullum is the show’s guest musician. […]

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  • Returning: Mythbusters

    SBS has four new eps of the popular science show Mythbusters returning in December. It’s back 7:30pm Monday December 3rd. The first ep sees Jamie and Adam investigate the Hollywood cliché that a quick thinking action hero can protect his fellow cast members from a grenade blast. There will also be a Christmas episode and […]

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