• GLAAD Award winners

    The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation annually hands out awards for positive G&L representation in the media. Awards were handed out to Brothers and Sisters, Ugly Betty, Jennifer Aniston and the episode of Grey’s Anatomy which aired last night in Australia, “Where the boys are.” Grey’s T.R. Knight opened the ceremony, saying “I am […]

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  • Mon Apr 16

    [Ten/7:00pm] The Biggest Loser[Ten/8:00pm] Bondi Rescue[Ten/8:30pm] 2007 Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala. The 2007 Gala features the talents of Adam Hills, Akmal, Corinne Grant, Dave Hughes, David O’Doherty (IRE), Fiona O’Loughlin, Greg Fleet, The Jim Henson Puppet Company (USA),Jason Byrne (IRE), Jeff Green (UK), Mark Watson (UK), Meshel Laurie, Phil Nichol (CAN), Russell Howard (UK), Shappi […]

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  • 2007 Fugly Awards: Let the voting begin!

    Voting for the anti-Logies, the Fugly Awards begins 12 midday Monday April 16! www.fugly.com.au In its first year (2002) the Fuglies scored over 11,000 votes, with viewers registering their love / hate of Aussie telly, and making their voice heard about personalities like Eddie McGuire, Jamie Durie, Mike Munroe and Gretel Killeen. Media and press […]

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  • Has 9 Gotcha?

    Matt Tilley is shooting a pilot of an old game show format for Nine, to be titled Surprise, Surprise to be titled Gotcha! The Austereo host currently has a similar segment on his morning radio programme on FOX FM. The television version will target celebrities. Sounds a lot like other Candid Camera style shows really, […]

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  • Ratings archive

    Due to popular request I am now archiving all the ratings results for both Free To Air and Pay TV. If you need to go back and track how your favourite show has been faring since Week 7 (the first ratings week of the year) all the info is here, including city-by-city breakdowns for network […]

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  • Simon Cowell’s Sale of the Century

    Oh the things they find in video vaults! A former contestant on the UK’s Sale of the Century was digging through her old videotapes when she noticed that in her appearance on the old game show, she had been beaten by a record company executive named Simon Cowell. The 1990 episode shows a smart, cheerful, […]

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  • Young & Restless star down under

    Foxtel is bringing Young & Restless hunk Doug Davidson to Sydney for a promotional visit. Davidson, who plays Paul Williams, will appear at the Astra Awards on April 23. He will also meet fans at Westfield Parramatta at 1pm on Tuesday 24th April. It’s another opportunity for Foxtel to remind aggrieved fans of Y&R that […]

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  • First Review: Primeval

    Here we go again. It’s CGI dinosaur time when Primeval premieres soon on Nine. Last year Nine did very nicely, thankyou with Prehistoric Park, a very silly mish-mash of drama and natural history. Watching a palaeontologist deliver David Attenborough history lessons was one thing, but trying to structure it in a fantasy drama was a […]

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  • First Review: Curtin

    If you are fan of William McInnes’ work you won’t want to miss Curtin coming up on the ABC. This telemovie depicts the Aussie PM who took office from Menzies just as the Japanese started to move southward during World War II. It was a fragile and nervous time for Australia, which struggled to defend […]

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  • 9 closes in on Perth acquisition

    PBL Media has edged closer to purchasing Channel Nine Perth after Sunraysia TV announced it would recommend to shareholders to reject an offer from WIN Television. According to newspaper reports, the WIN offer could leave Sunraysia open to a “significant damages deal.” PBL had previously made an offer of $136.4m, but was topped by WIN’s […]

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  • Dannii stays X on X Factor

    Dannii Minogue to judge on The X Factor? Maybe, but not just yet. There have been numerous reports that the petite pop singer would join Simon Cowell in an upcoming series, with a reported £250,000 price tag. She has recently been reintroducing herself as one of three judges in Australia’s Got Talent and it’s been […]

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  • 7 News: Oh F*ck!

    Ooops. Poor newsreader Rebecca Maddern didn’t expect one of her co-workers to drop the F word while she was reading Seven’s 4:30 News yesterday. But that’s what happened. The “F word” was exclaimed as a voice over while Maddern was reading a story about politicians. Seven News Director Chris Willis has since apologised to viewers. […]

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