• Double House for finale

    TEN will wrap up the current series of House with a double episode -something the US didn’t get. The final two eps, “House’s Head” and “Wilson’s Heart” will screen back to back from 8:30pm Wednesday June 4. The latter ep airs tonight in the US. TEN is no doubt screening it ahead of the next […]

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  • Another news presenter farewells SBS

    SBS has lost another news presenter with Amrita Cheema leaving to pursue an overseas appointment. She has been a presenter on the late edition of World News Australia. Her departure follows the upheaval of 2007 with the loss of Mary Kostakidis and Stan Grant*. “World News Australia is a first rate, world class bulletin,” said […]

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  • IQ2 upgrade $200

    Pricing costs and a launch date for the Foxtel IQ2 continue to keep everyone guessing. A few weeks ago Knowfirst wrote that the HD channels would launch on June 2, a date that Foxtel said was “pulled out of a hat.” Some members on the DTV forums, are confirming an install on the same date. […]

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  • Seven to TEN: "I don’t think so"

    The Seven Network has responded to claims last week from TEN boss Grant Blackley that it would lose the 2008 ratings year. It’s certainly a change from the usual bout between Seven and Nine. “Seven is comfortable with its position in 2008,” said a press release. “Granted, Seven didn’t start the year off as well […]

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  • Week 21

    Saturday:1 Seven News Seven 1,336,0002 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,145,0003 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 1,101,0004 Bed Of Roses ABC 970,0005 ABC News ABC 946,0006 The Great Outdoors Seven 868,0007 Bring It On Nine 825,0008 Saturday Night AFL Ten 806,0009 The Bill ABC 781,000 10 ABC News Update ABC 777,00011 Gardening Australia ABC 761,00012 […]

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  • Dustin promises Aussie shout out

    Dustin the Turkey has promised give Australia a shoutout during his Eurovision appearance. Answering a question that he had comically thrown in ‘G’Day Austria’ to his song, he apologised. “It’s me bad atlas again I’m sorry about that,” he Irish entrant said. “I did say if you’ve listened to the song very carefully, ‘G’Day Austria, […]

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  • Mad as Susie

    As part of the charity fundraiser Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, WIN’s Susie Elelman has a mad hatter’s tea party planned for ‘Wicked’ stars Rob Guest and Penny McNamee, and a number of her regulars. The chat host donned a white rabbit suit and her guests wore Alice in Wonderland hats all in the spirit of […]

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  • Durie all set for royalty

    Jamie Durie will make his first appearance at the Chelsea Flower Show, designing an $800,000 garden using Australian plants and materials, and it will be visited by the Queen. Queen Elizabeth II has accepted an invitation to stop at Durie’s exhibit on the opening day, in a coup for the Aussie TV personality and garden […]

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  • Australia’s got publicity

    It’s not often a network goes to the trouble of doing a photoshoot of one of its ‘reality’ contestants before they have made the finalists batch -but not every show has a woodchopper like Laurence O’Toole Jr. (yep that’s his real name). In his first visit to Australia’s Got Talent, O’Toole left judge Dannii Minogue […]

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  • TEN trailing as Seven pips Nine

    It was the week in which the value of television licenses dropped, a Seven reality judge and a former Nine reporter were in court, an Underbelly actor met the law, a fashion guru came to makeover (or is that ‘rescue?’) Big Brother, TEN’s boss had a shot at Seven, Nine’s boss apologised for the “C” […]

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  • Airdate: Showcase and NIDA present…

    Diana Glenn and Peta Sergeant, two stars from Satisfaction, will talk about the production in an Actors Studio-style interview before NIDA students. The discussion will screen this week on the Showcase channel. Glenn and Sergeant, a NIDA graduate, chat to Nell Schofield about the challenges and intimate experiences of working on Satisfaction. Recorded before an […]

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  • Daddo in the White House

    He’s going from the white house of My Kid’s a Star to the White House in 24 -Cameron Daddo has landed a profile role in the Kiefer Sutherland series. Daddo will play the vice president in the next season on FOX. The revamped series will return to the US in January, following a 2 hr […]

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