• More than a game for Sam ‘act’

    The more Sam Newman is analysed and debated by media, the more his mask cracks -if only through the repeated claims that the on air persona contradicts that of the man himself. They are claims that have been noted on TV Tonight before. Now Newman’s mate Eddie McGuire has called on him to ditch his […]

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  • TV musicals take to the stage

    Melissa Gilbert will star in a US stage musical of Little House on the Prairie in July. The musical is based on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s stories about her homesteading family. The actress who portrayed the daughter ‘Laura’ in the ’70s TV series will now star as ‘Ma Ingills’. Gilbert is also a previous president of […]

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  • Holden ‘mum’ on new TV projects

    Mark Holden is working on a new TV project. “I’ve written a format for a new music show which is receiving very strong interest at the moment and is close to my heart,” he said. Please say it doesn’t involve David Hasselhoff? When Holden left the Idol camp he said he was looking to continue […]

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  • That’s a lot of hairspray, Chris….

    The breaking news of the Corby defamation must have really thrown Seven into a spin on Thursday night. While setting up a live cross, Seven News in Sydney inadvertently took viewers behind the scenes of its news studio. Instead of cutting to an ad break, it sent out a live studio feed. Thankfully, nobody misbehaved […]

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  • BB: Where’s Travis?

    It’s an eye that is the symbol of Big Brother and an eye that has resulted in Travis taken out of the house, after a practical joke led to body wash being squirt in his eye. Travis tried to flush out chemical residue after the joke by Rory, Nobbi and Ben but complained that it […]

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  • Returning: Gossip Girl

    Gossip Girl returns to FOX8 soon with five new episodes produced following the end of the writers’ strike. They return to FOX8 from 8:30pm Tuesday June 17. In forthcoming storylines, Georgina Sparks (Michelle Trachtenberg from Buffy) is introduced, and one of the characters is revealed as gay. Gossip Girl has been a big hit for […]

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  • Half a Bert

    Has Bert been on a trimming campaign? Could it be attributed to network cutbacks? Have David Gyngell and Michael Healy decided to slice Nine’s network programming in two? Whatever the logic, we’re about to get 10 to 1 -yes just 30 minutes of the usual 20 to 1. Nine has a series final of the […]

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  • Ausiello quits TV Guide

    The man who knows all, TV Guide columnist Michael Ausiello (pictured, right) is leaving to join Entertainment Weekly. TV Guide (the magazine) was recently taken over and set to be re-sold in a split wih TVGuide.com. Ausiello, known for his sources and scoops will start at EW on July 2. Rick Tetzeli, Managing Editor, Entertainment […]

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  • Vale: Harvey Korman

    Comic actor Harvey Korman (pictured, right), best known for his role as Hedley Lamarr in the movie Blazing Saddles, has died, He was 81. He died of complications from an abdominal aortic aneurysm that ruptured four months ago. Korman appeared in more than 1000 sketches on The Carol Burnett Show, forging a lifelong comic rapport […]

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  • Returning: Medical Emergency

    Just days after scheduling NZ factual Borderline into Tuesday nights, Seven has replaced it with Aussie-made Medical Emergency. The observational series, narrated by Christopher Gabardi returns 9:30pm Tuesday June 3rd. It will be followed by NZ series Renters. Shot at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital and Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital this is the fourth series for […]

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  • Seven settles with Mercedes

    Press Release: Statement on Mercedes Corby The Seven Network has concluded a confidential settlement with Mercedes Corby‚Äôs lawyers this afternoon. There will be no further statements as the terms of the settlement preclude either party making any further comment regarding that settlement. The settlement between Seven and Mercedes Corby followed a victory statement by Corby: […]

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  • Newsreader’s son killed in plane crash

    Matt Naylor, the son of former GTV9 newsreader, Brian Naylor (pictured), was killed in an ultra-light aircraft crash yesterday. Naylor, 40 of Kinglake West, was travelling in a two seater aircraft, which came down in trees on private property at Kinglake West, north of Melbourne about about 4pm AEST. He is believed to have died […]

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