• Eric Bana wanted Underbelly gig

    They say if you don’t ask you don’t get.It seems actor Eric Bana waned a role in Underbelly but was never asked. “It would have been fun, no doubt, but I did not get approached,” Bana told news.com.au What a coup he would have been, even if he has already played the notorious “Chopper.” “I […]

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  • Paris for L Word role

    Paris rumour #486 is that Ms. Hilton will make a guest appearance in US drama The L Word. She told Parade: “It’s true. I have no idea what kind of character I’ll be playing, but it’s a good show.” Y’know, like, maybe she watched it, like, when she was in prison?Hilton said she is in […]

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  • Another Suspect primed for Mirren?

    This is good news! Lynda La Plante has hinted at the possibility of a new series of Prime Suspect. The author told The Mirror, “From the ending of the ‘final’ episode, the way Tennison looked over her shoulder at the police station… I thought, ‘she’s going to come back.’” Helen Mirren has also admitted that […]

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  • ABC "insensitive" says Bali victim

    First it was the subjects of the documentary who were unhappy. Now a victim of the 2002 Bali bombing victim has slammed the ABC for airing Jihad Sheilas. “People are still suffering,” Peter Hughes told AAP. “It would be the most insensitive thing the ABC could do.” In the documentary two Australian women who have […]

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  • V8 Supercars a booming sport

    The V8 Supercar Championships has enjoyed an increase of 25 percent in its viewers in 2007. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal that, in terms of television ratings and attendances, motor sport and rugby league draw the highest figures behind AFL, the country’s most-watched sport. V8 Supercars chief executive Tony Cochrane said that […]

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  • Awards clash on Foxtel

    Foxtel prides itself on being the home of awards and with the Emmys, MTV, AVMAs, Golden Globes, SAGs, Tonys, American Music Awards and Helpmanns it’s a fair call. It’s even better when many of them air live to air. We get to see big name celebrities give acceptance speeches and songs or deliver the occasional […]

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  • Sneak Peek: Survivor: Micronesia

    Jeff Probst takes a camera crew around the new Tribal Council setting of Survivor: Micronesia, which he says “feels like you’re in the middle of the ocean.” There are no spoilers in this clip. Survivor: Micronesia premieres in the US on Feb 7, but it doesn’t look like Nine will follow with the season yet. […]

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  • ‘Jihad Sheilas’ accuse ABC of deceit

    Two Sydney Muslim women have accused the ABC of tricking them into interviews for Jihad Sheilas, a documentary they claim was meant to be screened in Australian Story. Raisah bint Alan Douglas and 54-year-old Rabiah Hutchinson, perceived as “matriarchs” of radical Islam in Australia, claim their participation was based on a belief the documentary would […]

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  • Stars snubbed in Logie vote

    It’s great to see a shaking up of voting procedures for the 50th TV Week Logie Awards. No longer is buying the magazine mandatory for voting, with an online voting system set to widen the demographics of voters and hopefully produce some new names amongst final nominees. At the moment, TV Week is conducting its […]

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  • More East West 101, East of Everything

    Susie Porter will be one busy gal this year. Following on from her shoot on Make or Break last year (previous post) she is to appear in a second series of both East West 101 for SBS and East of Everything for the ABC. I don’t remember hearing that these series had been renewed, so […]

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  • Airdate: Make or Break

    UKTV will present the World Premiere of Make or Break on Wednesday March 19 at 7:30pm. The drama starring Robson Green (Wire in the Blood, Casualty) and Susie Porter (East West 101, RAN: Remote Area Nurse) looks at the tradition of Brits emigrating to Australia. But it also focuses on marital discontent between two couples. […]

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  • Swedish Pirates scoff at copyright charge

    Swedish torrent site The Pirate Bay is in trouble with the law (again). Four men have been charged with conspiring to break Swedish copyright law. Swedish prosecutor Hakan Roswall stated that The Pirate Bay is in violation of Swedish copyright laws because it commercially exploits protected work. But the four Swedes remain defiant. “We’re tracking […]

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