• Fountain Lakes gets commercials?

    Kath and Kim with ads? On Channel Nine? Or Seven? It’s a possibility. Producer Rick McKenna (partner of Gina Riley) has told how the show is no longer under contract with the ABC and flirting with commercial networks. Seems the current contract has now expired. Despite shooting scenes with Matt Lucas this month K&K 4 […]

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  • Dean Geyer: Ramsay Idol?

    Hot on the heels of news that Benjamin Hart of Hollyoaks is joining Ramsay St, now there is talk that Idol’s Dean Geyer will be asked to join the cast. Geyer would follow reality participants Dan O’Connor and Blair McDonough in turning actors for Erinisborough. And Idol’s Andrew G made a guest appearance as himself […]

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  • Tue Feb 13

    [Ten/7:30pm] The All New Simpsons. “The Mook, The Chef, The Wife & Her Homer” Guests: Metallica. Finally a new episode….well at least till TEN starts sneaking repeats in hoping we don’t notice. News flash. We do. This opening ep is ok in itself, with the best lines coming from Homer.[Ten/8:00pm] The Simpsons. “Three Gays of […]

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  • Ratings Week 7

    Thursday1. RPA Nine 1.5512. Lost Seven 1.3123. Seven News Seven 1.3084. Today Tonight Seven 1.3005. Missing Persons Unit Nine 1.2956. My Name Is Earl Seven 1.1377. A Current Affair Nine 1.1008. National Nine News Nine 1.0909. The Biggest Loser Ten 1.04710. Getaway Nine 1.02111. Home and Away Seven 0.99912. Law and Order: SVU Ten 0.98913. […]

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  • Mon Feb 12

    [ABC/8:00pm] Australian Story. Inspiring stories of the human spirit. [ABC/8:30pm] Four Corners. Australia’s premier television investigative journalism program. TV journalism at its best.Four Corners returns with startling insiders’ revelations on power, politics and policing in one of Australia’s toughest unions. [ABC/9:30pm] Difference of Opinion. Premiere. For 40 years as one of Australia’s best known journalists, […]

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  • Ratings: And they’re off!

    Sunday February 11 2007 marks the first official day of the 2007 Ratings season. Thank god! What promises to be the fiercest fight yet between Nine and Seven will get underway until about Week 49 (late November). TEN has also made it known it wants to widen its demographic audience. And as usual, ratings don’t […]

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  • Burlinson’s got Talent

    Tom Burlinson has signed as the third judge in Seven’s upcoming Australia’s Got Talent. The singer and actor will appear alongside Dannii Minogue and Red Symons as a judge on the show, which debuts next Sunday Feb 18 at 6:30pm. The show was conceived by Simon Fuller, as a non-Idol Idol. The show is promising […]

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  • Hot new Neighbour

    Look who’s joining Neighbours. According to the Herald-Sun, former Hollyoaks’ Benjamin Hart is coming from the UK to move into Ramsay Street. Hart plays a guest role as a “tattooist rebel” in the British soap and has appeared in film clips for Dannii, Madonna and the Spice Girls, plus magazine covers for GQ, Men’s Health […]

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  • Missing in Action

    Here’s a list of shows that have been taken off air, with incomplete seasons. Gilmore Girls Nine Hell’s Kitchen. Nine. Nip / Tuck. Nine. What A Year Nine Two and a Half Men Nine. Gone after one day’s return. I Shouldn’t Be Alive Nine. Justice Nine. Jericho TEN The Office TEN House TEN Life TEN […]

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  • Air-Violin gets Sports Commentator in trouble

    I know bugger all about cricket (and I have no problem with that), but Channel Nine cricket commentator Ian Healy, a former test cricketer, is in hot water for an on-air gesture. Viewers called Nine’s switchboards to complain that he was seen making an “air violin” motion when fellow cricketer Andrew Symonds was discussing a […]

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  • Today Tonight to expose Schapelle

    Today Tonight is kicking off the ratings year by promising to “blow the lid” on Schapelle Corby. The programme has secured an interview with Jodi Power, a former friend of Schapelle’s sister, Michelle. Sounds a lot like dirty laundry…..nothing is ever this simple. It’s a big claim by TT too. One can only assume they […]

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  • AFL Rights: About bloody time.

    So they’ve finally told us what we already knew… Seven, Ten and Foxtel / Austar will share the AFL rights for the next five years. Why did this take so long to sort? When Foxtel shut down its Fox Footy Channel last year was it bluffing? It would seem to be the case. They ended […]

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