• New manager at WIN

    WIN has appointed David Butorac as its new Managing Director. Butorac was previously President of the platforms division with Hong Kong-based Star Group and has 14 years experience with BSkyB in the UK. WIN Corporation’s owner Bruce Gordon said, “David Butorac is a highly experienced media Executive with over 25 years in the industry. He […]

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  • Week 6

    Friday:1 Nine News Nine 1,266,000 2 Seven News Seven 1,238,000 3 One Day Cricket – Aus V Sri Lanka – Game 3 Session 2 Nine 1,190,0004 Today Tonight Seven 1,164,000 5 Home And Away Seven 1,148,000 6 Better Homes And Gardens Summer Seven 1,123,000 7 M-Lara Croft Tomb Raider Seven 970,000 8 The Murder Room […]

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  • Logie voting opens, but…?

    Voting is now open for the 2008 Logie Awards, and you can vote online. Will this be another Kate Ritchie vs Rove year? Or is it the year of Chris Lilley? Kath and Kim? Could Lisa McCune be set for a comeback? The online voting is likely to shake up the nominees this year, potentially […]

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  • Lost actor touches down

    Actor Daniel Dae Kim, who plays Jin-Soo Kwon on Lost, arrived from Hawaii on Saturday. With spare time on his hands thanks to the WGA strike, he decided to pop Down Under to visit friends. Kim reportedly happily posed for photos with crew and passengers on board a Jetstar flight. Thankfully he wasn’t flying Oceanic! […]

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  • Rowena Wallace heads north

    Noted soapie actress Rowena Wallace, best known as ‘Pat the Rat’ from Sons and Daughters, will head up the drama department at Sunshine Coast Arts Dance Academy in Nambour, Queensland. Wallace has been based in Melbourne but returns to Queensland where she began her acting career at the Twelfth Night Theatre in Bowen Hills. SCADA […]

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  • Arrested movie in Development

    Fingers crossed that early plans for a feature film of Arrested Development come to fruition. Jason Bateman has told E! Online that creators Mitch Hurwitz and Ron Howard have been calling cast members to gauge their level of interest. “I can confirm that a round of sniffing has started,” Bateman says. “Any talk is targeting […]

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  • Nine advertising on Foxtel

    Last year when Foxtel wanted to tell viewers it had AFL games back in the schedule it cheekily advertised “more games” than its competitors Seven and TEN, on the Nine Network. Now Nine is advertising its product on subscription television. Nine is running ads on Foxtel for some of its new 2008 programmes. This must […]

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  • A bit of housekeeping…

    TV Tonight is here to offer television news, information and opinion with an Aussie perspective. I hope readers are enjoying the resources and archival content provided. I’m really proud of the site’s growing popularity and the passion for television displayed by this great community that TV Tonight has fostered. Unfortunately, the anonymity of the internet […]

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  • Returning: South Park

    A new series of South Park returns to SBS from 8:35pm Monday February 18. Series 11 first aired in the US in March 2007. The Comedy Central series is back with “With Apologies to Jesse Jackson”: Randy uses the “N” word on live TV and faces public ridicule for it and Stan tries to understand […]

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  • "Breakthrough" claims in WGA strike

    Is there finally light at the end of the tunnel? A breakthrough in contract talks is understood to have been reached between Hollywood studios and the WGA. At this stage neither party has put out a statement, but there is speculation it could lead to a tentative deal as early as next week. The two […]

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  • Pacific shoot stops a city

    Melbourne’s Flinders St railway station became part of World War II this weekend as Steven Spielberg’s The Pacific blocked off a city street for shooting. The 10-part HBO blocked Flinders Street to traffic between Spencer and Queen streets from Friday evening until early Sunday morning. Around 170 extras were decked out in 1943 period costume, […]

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  • TEN dumped by regional broadcaster

    Alice Springs-based TV network, Imparja Television is dumping its TEN syndicated programming in favour of the Nine Network from today. Until now, the station had purchased the entire programming output of two networks (Nine & Ten), but could never use all the shows it was paying for. “This change means a 50% saving in program […]

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