• Axed: Passions

    Passions, that spooky melodromatic soap (aren’t they all?) has been axed in the US after 8 seasons. In Australia its on in the dead of night but as repeats only. Oddly its first-run episodes ended after the price was deemed too much…something to do with music royalties if my memory serves me correctly. It was […]

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  • Thu Jan 18

    [Nine/11:30am] The Drew Carey Show. Series Return. Eye Of The Leopard. 2004 episodes! [Ten/6:30pm] Neighbours Janae accuses Pepper of staging a hate campaign against her own mother. [Ten/7:30pm] Letterman. With Terri and Bindi Irwin. In primetime! Go Ten! [ABC/8:30pm] In the Shadow of the Palms: Iraqis the only documentary filmed in Iraq prior to, during […]

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  • Here come the timeslots

    We are just weeks away from the official ratings season (Feb 11) and the networks are finally leaking info on timeslots for their new shows. As in 2005 / 06, Seven will launch some new big guns in the 2 weeks between the end of tennis and the start of ratings. Here are the shows […]

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  • Eddie to be boned?

    Cmon Nine….why is it taking so long to: 1) Announce Eddie as host of 1 vs 1002) Clarify if he is staying or going as CEO? We all know he was in Melbourne yesterday and the recording of the episode is today. I can’t help but feel this will be a troubled start to the […]

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  • Vale: Darlene Conley, Yvonne de Carlo

    In the last week we’ve lost two legendary ladies. Darlene Conley played the matriarch Sally Spectra on The Bole and the Beautiful. Reminding me of a camp “Bea Smith” she was the show’s big, brassy, loud lady. Think big hair and then some. Darlene always seemed to emote for the cameras long after the dialogue […]

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  • Wed Jan 17

    [Ten/7:30pm] Australian Princess [Ten/8:30pm] Medium [Ten/12:15am] Letterman: Diana Ross. [ABC/8:35pm] We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian Of The Year. Final.

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  • Tue Jan 16

    [E!/9:00am] Countdown to the Red Carpet [E!/10:00am] Live From the Red Carpet: 2007 Golden Globes Awards [Ten/8:30pm] 2007 Golden Globes. As E! is only doing the Red Carpet, this is the only place to see the awards ceremony, even if they are delayed, edited highlights. [Ten/8:30pm] The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards [ABC/8:00pm] The Queen’s […]

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  • Mon Jan 15

    [SBS/9:00pm] Drawn Together. New Series. – The One Wherein There’s A Big Twist – After blowing up the house and escaping in a helicopter, the housemates do not get very far as the helicopter crashes into the sea. Toot Braunstein has an encounter with a shark and he comes off second best. The group, except […]

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  • 1 vs 100 in studio

    Heading off to the shoot for 1 Vs 100 this Thursday, and expecting Eddie McGuire to emerge as the host. This hasn’t been officially confirmed by Nine yet, but it’s a widely-held view that Nine needs Eddie back on screen. He may not be everybody’s favourite, but he’s a good performer and Nine are going […]

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  • A dangerous liaison

    Sheesh the claws are really out for Matthew Newton this year. Ok the NYE antics were more fun for those in the studio than those watching at home. But now someone’s gone and leaked a story that he allegedly assaulted former girlfriend Brooke Satchwell after a bitter break-up. If you look closely at the story […]

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  • Solitaire the only game on TEN News

    Sydney Confidential picked up on a blunder by TEN’s Adelaide Sports Presenter who had a rather unfortunate on air moment last week. Seems during a live cross to Natarsha Belling his PC screen behind him lit up, showing us just what he had been up to prior to the cross. No it wasn’t porn (damn!), […]

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