• Ten announces new US acquisitions

    The TEN Network has announced its acquisitions from the upcoming US Fall season. Their haul includes sitcoms Back to You, The Rules for Starting Over, dramas Journeyman and Californication. And maybe The Bionic Woman or Lipstick Jungle. Press Release: In its best new US season in many years, Network Ten has picked up nine new […]

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  • The King dethroned by NRL

    Remember all that huffing and puffing about the audience figures for The King last week? TV1 trumpeted its figures as the “second-highest non-sports audience” ever on Foxtel. So why has it wound up at the #11 show in last week’s Pay TV ratings with only 66,00? Simple really… First thing we need to remember is […]

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  • Matthew Newton to plead guilty

    After the more serious charges against him were dropped, Matthew Newton will plead guilty to a lesser assault charge in a Sydney Court. Newton’s lawyer, high-profile legal eagle Chris Murphy, told a Local Court he would plead guilty on June 12 to one count of common assault. The charges stem from the break-up with former […]

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  • Ratings Week 22

    Saturday:1 Shrek Nine 1,334,0002 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,281,0003 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 1,241,0004 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,150,0005 The Great Outdoors Seven 1,060,0006 Primeval Nine 1,037,0007 Saturday Night AFL Ten 841,000 Friday:1 Seven News Seven 1,4022 Today Tonight Seven 1,2733 Nine News Nine 1,2384 A Current Affair Nine 1,1815 Home And […]

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  • Mon May 28

    [Nine/6:00am] Today. Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson.[Nine/8:35pm] 1 vs 100[Nine/9:35pm] CSI rpt.[Nine/12:05am Tue] The Dead Zone. Series return. [ABC/5:15pm] Planet Sketch. New Series. Aardman Animations Limited and DECODE Entertainment Inc. present the second instalment of Planet Sketch. The series still features a quirky collection of witty, off-beat characters in humorous situations. But this new season […]

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  • Hidden Palms: A desert O.C.

    A new US drama series has been leaked on the internet before its series premiere this week. Hidden Palms is created by Kevin Williamson of Dawson’s Creek and Scream fame for the CW Channel. Set in the idyllic Palm Springs in the Californian desert, the soap is surrounded by settings of perfect houses and lush […]

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  • Evicted: Nick

    Big Brother’s only openly gay housemate, Nick has been evicted. Nick, from Melbourne, entered the house as the winner of the Starburst contest, amid fan criticism that the selection was not a fair process. The Behind Big Brother website also claims Nick was a previous “top 30” shortlist housemate for the current series. Nick told […]

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  • SBS Kick starts new local drama

    A new local drama from SBS will premiere on Saturday June 9. Kick is billed as a romantic drama focussing on the residents of Jope Street in the inner-northern ‘burbs of Melbourne. Fronting the series is Miki, an exuberant, crazy Greek girl who’s tryingto find some order in the chaos of her life. She’s falling […]

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  • Who wants to be Sued?

    That boning remark he says never happened, has landed Eddie back in the spotlight as Mark Llewellyn contemplates suing McGuire for defamation. The turn of events was triggered by statements McGuire made following his resignation as CEO in which he effectively called Llewellyn a liar. McGuire maintains he never used the term but didn’t contest […]

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  • Out of the scrum, Nine touches down.

    The State of Origin match has given Nine its first win of the official 2007 ratings year. Wednesday’s match boosted Nine’s fortunes to a razor’s edge finish with old rival, Seven. As the two networks went into Saturday night they were both tied on 28.6%. By the time Saturday night was over, Nine had officially […]

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  • 15 years of Jay!

    Congrats to Jay Leno whose Tonight show celebrated 15 years on air on Friday. The NBC show, which screens in Australia on The Comedy Channel, will continue with Leno at the helm until 2009 when Conan O’Brien takes over. Leno has said that part of the trick to the successful show is to never own […]

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  • Kenny’s TV Toilets

    It’s only early in development, but Shane Jacobsen is putting together a series: Kenny- A World Tour of Toilets. Production is likely to start next month and run until October. The series is in development with TEN which has the rights to the film which it will screen this year. The mockumentary feature film was […]

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