• ABC settles dispute with developer

    The ABC has resolved a dispute over a parcel of land earmarked for a new headquarters for the public broadcaster in Brisbane with developer Watpac. Court action was underway after the Australian Broadcasting Corporation sought to recover a deposit paid on the Newstead site. The ABC sought to end the contract, claiming the Newstead site […]

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  • Vale: Reg Lindsay

    Australian country music veteran Reg Lindsay has died. He was 79. Lindsay died in a Newcastle hospital this afternoon after a battle with pneumonia, according to his family, the Nine Network reported. Lindsay won three Golden Guitars and wrote more than 500 songs during his long career that also included two long-running television shows during […]

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  • Fifi Box joins Sunrise

    Radio personality Fifi Box is to become one of the ‘Sunrise family’ next year. She will join with David Koch, Melissa Doyle, Natalie Barr and Mark Beretta. TV Tonight can reveal she will become the show’s new weather presenter. Her role will include on the road live weather crosses. Fifi Box has previously appeared on […]

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  • ‘No comment’ on MP suicide claims

    The family of Tasmanian Cabinet Minister, Paula Wriedt, has broken its silence about her admission to hospital, but is not commenting on speculation Ms Wriedt attempted suicide yesterday, the ABC has reported. Ms Wriedt’s sister, Sonia Morgan said in a statement it is not in the best interests of Ms Wriedt to go into the […]

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  • Nine journo enters the Cube

    The battle for your eyeballs is beginning, and Seven, which has paid through the nose for Olympic exclusivity, is entitled to certain access that Nine is trying to muscle in on. The IOC has confirmed an official complaint has been lodged by Seven about Nine filming and interviewing Australian swimmers within the Water Cube venue […]

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  • Christian the lion: TV superstar

    Who would have thought one little lion reunion would generate such conspiracy theories? That “YouTube” sensation of Christian the Lion and his keepers has now become a television sensation after it appeared on Today, The Morning Show, TEN News At Five and Mornings with Kerri-Anne. For the record, only KAK had an actual interview with […]

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  • Seven: profit down, revenue up, share buyback

    Channel Seven’s net profit for the year ended June 28 was $141.59 million, down 91.3 per cent on the previous corresponding year. But Seven says its underlying earnings are strong with core television revenue outpacing overall market growth. Net profit before significant items was $170.653 million, down 2.2 per cent. Seven Media Group’s annual earnings […]

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  • Almost a believer

    Tonight is the final of Seven’s psychic game show, The One, but host Andrew Daddo told TV Tonight it hasn’t particularly swayed his own views toward becoming a believer. “Not so sure,” he conceded. But he is convinced the contestants are staunch believers in their own powers. “I can safely say they definitely believe in […]

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  • BB’s Reggie losing sight

    This is very sad…. Big Brother winner Reggie has revealed she is now classified as legally blind. According to an interview in Woman’s Day, Reggie has retinitis pigmentosa (RP) — an inherited, degenerative condition that affects the retina, the light-sensitive part of the eye. Reggie, one of the show’s most popular winners, tells the magazine […]

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  • Media Watch attacks TT ‘piracy story’

    Media Watch’s Jonathan Holmes tonight got stuck into that ‘Free TV’ story carried by Today Tonight last month. “Jamie Balzan’s ‘perfectly legal’ scam is to charge $50 for a package of software you can download from his website that will give you access [to cable TV],” explained Holmes. “There were a couple of problems with […]

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  • Footy Show comments ‘unrelated’ to MP hospitalised

    Sources close to the family of Tasmanian MP Paula Wriedt have denied any link between last week’s Sam Newman incident following Ms Wriedt being rushed to hospital today. “Paula was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital by ambulance a short while ago as the result of an undisclosed medical emergency,” Tasmanian Premier David Bartlett said […]

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  • According to Jim too racy according to ACMA

    Channel Seven Melbourne has been found to have breached the Code of Practice with an episode of According to Jim last year. The Australian Communications and Media Authority found an episode of the US sitcom on August 29 contained material that exceeded the PG classification. ACMA found the episode which dealt mainly with the sex […]

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