• Encores we got encores

    ‘Encores’ (better known by their true title: ‘Repeats’) have been scheduled by Nine for Ladette to Lady and Power of Ten. Networks traditionally draw upon these stunts when shows don’t perform as well as expected. The UK reality series which last night scored 971,000 will be repeated on Saturday evening at 10:55pm. The figure was […]

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  • Axed: Passions

    It was known for its outrageously camp storylines of black magic, witches, dwarves, steamy romance, sexy girls, shirtless hunks and dream sequences. But the town of Harmony and Passions have finally been given a hex. Once an NBC soap, the series moved to cable network DirecTV in September. But Universal Media Studios and NBC have […]

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  • Getaway guy’s great fall of China

    A tough break for Getaway presenter Jason Dundas who suffered an accident while filming for the series in China. The accident happened on a sled while filming a sequence on the Great Wall of China. “This was the last piece we were filming, so I was really going for it. I flew around the bend […]

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  • Ellen gives back

    Ellen DeGeneres will host an American Idol fundraiser this Thursday, Idol Gives Back which is airing on FOX8. The line-up will include Reese Witherspoon and the ever-popular Miley Cyrus with performances by Chris Daughtry, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and Mariah Carey who will perform a duet with a ‘very special guest.’ No doubt the current […]

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  • Tammin Sursok the Spectacular

    America’s Nickelodeon will take on High School Musical with its own music-themed comedic telefilm set in a high school, Spectacular! Former Home and Away star Tammin Sursok, currently appearing in The Young & The Restless, has won a lead role. Sursok previously attempted a pop music career in Australia with her single “Pointless Relationship.” Spectacular! […]

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  • Gladiators contestant in porn scandal

    It’s well and truly past April Fool’s Day now. But one of the contestants in Seven’s premiere episode of Gladiators has become the subject of media stories that claim he appeared on a gay porn website, seducedstraightguys.com A spokesman for Gladiators said contestant Sam Brodie was part of the first show but lost and would […]

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  • SciFi Heroes invade Brissy

    SciFi fans in Brisvegas have the chance to catch up with a few television stars at this weekend’s Supanova convention, which recently played in Melbourne. James Kyson Lee, who plays Ando in Heroes, is attending, plus the original television Hulk, Lou Ferrigno. Stargate’s Teryl Rothery is another international guest, along with Firefly’s Jewel Staite and […]

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  • Bring back Who Dares Wins?

    Nope, this definitely not an April Fool’s gag. Tania Zaetta, former host of Who Dares Wins reckons Seven should give it a Gladiators-style comeback. Quick somebody get Fiona McDonald on the phone. What about It’s a Knockout, or for that matter, it’s predecessor, Almost Anything Goes? Last week journo Andrew Mercardo also joked about a […]

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  • Matt chats to Kyles

    Matt Lauer interviewed Kylie on the NBC Today show, wondering if he should curtsey (what the?) to her now she has an O.B.E. Lauer also extended an open invite for her to return for an outdoor plaza concert. Kylie also denied marriage rumours -again. It’s another slight chat, but hey it’s breakfast television.

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  • Power of 704,000

    With ratings back in biz, we are already seeing some clear-cut decisions by the audience. Gladiators had a huge premiere with 1.8m viewers. It chomped into the The Biggest Loser and, remarkably, even allowed Seven’s Police Files: Unlocked / My Name is Earl to topple TEN’s So You Think You Can Dance Australia. Meanwhile the […]

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  • SBS announces new drama, Carla Cametti PD.

    SBS has announced Diana Glenn and Vince Colosimo will lead a new 6 part Melbourne-made police drama, Carla Cametti PD. Glenn (pictured left,) is best known for her work in Satisfaction and the film Oyster Farmer. Others in the cast will include Nicole da Silva, Sullivan Stapleton, Daniela Farinacci, Jude Beaumont and Robert Mammone. SBS […]

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  • Hey Dad, you’re comin’ back

    Gee, Mr Kelly… Hot on the heels of the success of Seven’s Gladiators revival comes the news today that Australia’s longest-running sitcom is coming back. TV Tonight hears Seven is about to greenlight a ‘next generation’ of Hey Dad! Word is Chris Truswell, known as the infamous ‘Nudge’ will don the title role as the […]

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