• Bert’s Logie Feud

    Fans of nostalgia should enjoy an upcoming episode of Bert’s Family Feud. It’s a bit of a Logies special. Eight former recipients of Logies will compete in a special episode in the week preceding the event. There’s some pretty camp names in the mix: Jeannie Little, Denise Drysdale, Johnny Young and of course Bert himself. […]

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  • More amendments: Nanny, Earl, Mother.

    A few more changes to schedule today that are worth a mention (and frankly most aren’t). Nine seems to have taken ownership of The Nanny from TEN, and will air it from the Pilot episode at 11:30am weekdays from Monday April 30. Dr Phil is replaced by one hour of Fresh Cooking with AWW. Seven […]

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  • Jericho return gone in a flash

    TEN’s plans to return the remaining season of Jericho next week have gone up in smoke. Originally scheduled for 9:30pm on Friday April 27, it is now on hold while Pussycat Dolls: Search for the Next Doll moves from Sunday nights. Replacing the Pussycat Dolls will be a Sunday movie, American Pie 3: The Wedding. […]

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  • Kevin-Anne Kennerley

    The Opposition Leader for Television Appearances, Kevin Rudd, yesterday stood down from his long association with Sunrise. But he’s about to co-host Mornings with Kerri-Anne tomorrow. Can’t let an opportunity go by. Rudd has ended his Friday chats on Sunrise which he has been doing for years after it had become a negative rather than […]

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  • Vale: Justine Saunders

    Actress Justine Saunders has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Saunders appeared in a number of TV and film productions including The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith, Prisoner and Number 96. More recently she appeared in Blue Heelers, Farscape and MDA. Saunders received an Order of Australia in 1991 for services to the performing […]

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  • Red Carpet fashion police

    Jules Lund, Livinia Nixon and Jackie O will host Nine’s Red Carpet Arrivals at the Logie Awards. I’ve never been a fan of the fashion stakes at these things, although I have twice hosted radio spots on the Red Carpet. In fact the year that the Logies had a White Carpet I raided it with […]

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  • Last Chance Driver?

    Peter Meakin, Head of Seven’s News and Current Affairs, is challenging a charge of dangerous driving in a Sydney courtroom this week. He has previously pleaded guilty to the charge of drink driving after an arrest last year. It’s the sort of subject matter we’re used to seeing on Today Tonight, moralising from on high […]

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  • Tue Apr 17

    [SBS/8:30pm] New Cyberspace Worlds. A booming business has sprung up at the crossroads where virtual worlds and the real world meet. In auctions inside these realms, imaginary real estate and virtual islands are selling for hundreds of thousands of real dollars. Weapons and characters are also being exchanged for money. Millions of ‘gamers’ worldwide spend […]

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  • Ratings Week 16

    Saturday:1 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,221,0002 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,189,0003 Movie: Bring It On Nine 1,046,0004 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 1,044,0005 The Great Outdoors Seven 982,0008 Saturday Night AFL Ten 814,0009 Great Comedy Classics Seven 794,00010 The Bill For Daniel ABC 769,00011 The Sideshow ABC 648,000 Nine: 28.4%Seven 23.6%Ten: 22.4%ABC: 17.5%SBS: […]

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  • GLAAD Award winners

    The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation annually hands out awards for positive G&L representation in the media. Awards were handed out to Brothers and Sisters, Ugly Betty, Jennifer Aniston and the episode of Grey’s Anatomy which aired last night in Australia, “Where the boys are.” Grey’s T.R. Knight opened the ceremony, saying “I am […]

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  • Mon Apr 16

    [Ten/7:00pm] The Biggest Loser[Ten/8:00pm] Bondi Rescue[Ten/8:30pm] 2007 Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala. The 2007 Gala features the talents of Adam Hills, Akmal, Corinne Grant, Dave Hughes, David O’Doherty (IRE), Fiona O’Loughlin, Greg Fleet, The Jim Henson Puppet Company (USA),Jason Byrne (IRE), Jeff Green (UK), Mark Watson (UK), Meshel Laurie, Phil Nichol (CAN), Russell Howard (UK), Shappi […]

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  • 2007 Fugly Awards: Let the voting begin!

    Voting for the anti-Logies, the Fugly Awards begins 12 midday Monday April 16! www.fugly.com.au In its first year (2002) the Fuglies scored over 11,000 votes, with viewers registering their love / hate of Aussie telly, and making their voice heard about personalities like Eddie McGuire, Jamie Durie, Mike Munroe and Gretel Killeen. Media and press […]

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