• Comfortably Away to be herself

    Former Home and Away actor Kylie Watson (centre) who played lifeguard Shauna Bradley from 2000 – 2002, has spoken about how being television star prohibited her from being open about her sexuality. “I did make a conscious decision to not be outed,” she told Cherrie magazine. “My agents at the time suggested it would be […]

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  • BAFTA: TV Nominees

    Now all the fuss over feature films has ended, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts are holding their 2008 television ceremony on April 20. Nominees this year include Life on Mars, Skins, Rome, Murphy’s Law, The Bill, Top Gear and Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, The Friday Night Project and The IT Crowd. The full […]

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  • …and they’ll hang themselves

    Give them Enough Rope and they’ll hang themselves, so the saying goes. Denton today shed some light on some of his guests and memories in hosting his ABC interview programme for the last five years. He swears he doesn’t want to be known as Australia’s Michael Parkinson. “We do quite different shows, and when he […]

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  • Big Mouths for Big Brother

    Network TEN has signed Sydney radio duo Tony Squires and Rebecca Wilson to host a new weeknight panel show for its Big Brother franchise, to be known as Big Mouth. Squires, best known for the ABC sports panel show The Fat, co-hosts a radio show with Wilson on Vega, alongside Mikey Robins. According to the […]

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  • Dancing to radio

    Camilla Jakimowicz would hardly be the first reality star to move from TV to radio, although as a SYTYCDA dancer she didn’t get to say much on the TEN show. But that hasn’t stopped her from having employment chats to Sydney radio. A radio job is just one of the offers after her recent national […]

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  • Gordon Ramsay to film local series

    Hold on to your toques (chef’s hat)….. Gordon Ramsay is coming to Australia. In a killer move by the Nine Network, Gordon Ramsay is to open a restaurant at Melbourne’s Crown Casino, and the entire project will be filmed in a locally-produced reality series. As Ramsay’s star rises in Oz, surrounded by controversy over his […]

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  • TEN up in eye of storm, but Seven wins

    In a week when it doesn’t count, Seven has won Week 12 with a 27.4% share over Nine’s 25.5% and Ten’s 24.4%. The ABC had 17.2% and SBS 5.5%. It was the first of two non-ratings weeks over the Easter break. For TEN it was their strongest performance so far this year, thanks to a […]

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  • Nine confirms the Wheel deal

    Channel Nine has confirmed what TV Tonight leaked on Thursday (despite both Nine and Tim Campbell’s own management being unable to confirm it at the time) that Campbell has signed to re-host Wheel of Fortune in a head to head battle with Deal or No Deal. The idea brings to light several interesting coincidences. One, […]

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  • Gallery: Geek Girls

    NCIS returns to television this week and with it the character of Abigail “Abby” Sciuto played by Pauley Perette. Abby is a forensic scientist and a goth, one of several boffin gals to dot current US dramas. But their character traits date back to many other memorable females who became known more for their spirit […]

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  • And look what else Nine is bringing back

    Admittedly it isn’t as old as either Wheel of Fortune or The Young Doctors, but there’s another show from 2007 we all thought was seemingly dead. But Nine says one of the shows it sampled last year is part of its next programming slate in the near future. This is a show that didn’t exactly […]

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  • Australian Story to remember Charmaine Dragun

    The ABC’s documentary series Australian Story is said to be preparing an episode remembering Channel 10 newsreader Charmaine Dragun. A spokeswoman for Channel 10 said the network was co-operating with ABC producers, with many of its staff and presenters likely to be part of the episode. Newsreader Tim Webster, who delivered one of the eulogies […]

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  • Axed: Jericho (again)

    And this time it’s for good. After getting the chop the first time, fans of Jericho were so outraged they famously bombarded CBS with peanuts. It was such a concerted campaign it was enough to win a seven episode reprieve. But that’s it. “The March 25th episode of Jericho will be the series finale,” CBS […]

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