• Australia’s got Talent?

    A twelve year old vocalist has been declared the winner of Australia’s Got Talent. Bonnie Anderson may be a diva in waiting, and with the leg-up of $250,000 and network adulation she wouldn’t be out of place making star demands. Anderson defeated a gum-leaf blower. Yep, a gum-leaf blower. Well, I guess he put the […]

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  • David Spade for Neighbours

    The news just keeps getting weirder and weirder. David Spade from Just Shoot Me has agreed to an appearance on Neighbours. Seems Spade has a friendship with actress Nicky Whelan who plays ‘Pepper.’ “I don’t know what I will be doing on it yet, but we will think of something fun,”said Spade. With all the […]

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  • No real change as Seven wins.

    The more things change the more they stay the same. Seven has won its 9th week of official ratings this year. It had a 27.4% share over Nine’s 26.6%, TEN’s 23.7%, ABC’s 16.4%, and SBS’ 5.8%. In a week in which TEN made a pitch for ratings glory, Seven and Nine both lost ground but […]

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  • AVMA day

    A quick reminder that the MTV Australia Video Music Awards is happening in Sydney today and screening on MTV at 8pm tonight. The pre-show buzz begins from 5pm and Red Carpet is at 7pm. Guests include P!nk, Good Charlotte, Fergie, Jared Leto, Nicole Richie and Perez Hilton on the Red Carpet. If you don’t have […]

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  • £4,000 for the Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies

    The legendary painting which was the basis of the plots in ‘Allo ‘Allo has sold at a charity auction for £4,000. “The Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies” was a prop in the British sitcom that was forever being hidden, smuggled and chased by the kooky characters. When the series ended, set designer Shaun Moore […]

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  • Leno lands Rove

    Way to go Rove! News today that Rove doesn’t have Jay Leno as a guest – Jay Leno has Rove! On Monday McManus heads to the US for a series of business meetings and an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Seems a producer on the show is a fan of his work […]

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  • Wilfred barks again

    ‘ At last…. a comedy that does not fall within the modem of the current oh so predictable comedies.’‘This show is so Aussie. You just gotta get a dog like that.’‘O-M-G this is such a funny show!’‘Wilfred clearly defines Australians as (either) mainstream ignorant and those who get it!‘ – TV Tonight readers. That rascally […]

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  • Andrew G: Mr Clean!

    Be careful of mobile phones with cameras. At the Rockhampton auditions for Australian Idol host Andrew G was caught on cam giving some advice to wannabe contestants. Now we all know he cuts a dashing figure, and that hair is to dye for (!). But on a hot day in Rocky waiting in the sun, […]

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  • A fight over the Neighbours

    Contractual negotiations over Neighbours continue between the BBC and Fremantle with news today that the broadcaster is ready to walk away from a deal that is on the table. Last week it was reported that rival broadcaster ITV was offering Fremantle £80,000 an episode. The BBC is said to have upped its offer from £25,000 […]

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  • Beautiful one day. Foxy the next.

    No surprises to see Kath and Kim shooting on the Sunshine Coast. The Queensland shoot was tipped off here a few weeks ago after more behind-the-scenes info was revealed in the comedy’s move from ABC to Seven. Having the Seven budget allows the show to exploit more locations, which was a big problem when we […]

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  • Rosemary retires

    I have to make mention of the retirement of a quiet legend, Rosemary Margan, who retires from her media career today. Rosie has 42 years in TV and radio, dating all the way back to her years at GTV9. With her velvet tones and classy delivery, she has plugged every product from furs to perfume, […]

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  • Double-edge figures for Biggest Loser

    TEN was both a winner and a loser in Thursday’s ratings. The audience figure for The Biggest Loser finale was 1.995m, down from 2.309m in 2006. But it was the top show of the night and together with TEN’s other shows, the network had a whopping 33.2% share to Nine’s 23.7% and Seven’s 23.5%. The […]

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