• Fri / Sat / Sun Feb 2 / 3 / 4

    FRIDAY 2[Ovation/7:30pm] Inside the Actors’ Studio. Tom Cruise. Rpt. [Ovation/9:00pm] Pennies From Heaven (US 1981) This is a rare screening of a wonderful film, one of the last great musicals before they went into hibernation and were eventually resurrected by Moulin Rouge. But this salute to the Busby Berkeley musicals is full of dark undertones. […]

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  • Thu Feb 1

    [Seven/7:30pm] Will and Grace. Final. In tonight’s one hour final episode, will Will and Grace raise a child together and find ultimate happiness? Will Jack find anyone that loves him as much as he loves himself? Will Karen find true happiness with the absence of Stan? All these questions and more will be answered once […]

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  • Wed Jan 31

    [Seven/8:30pm] Heroes. Premiere. CHAPTER ONE ‘GENESIS’ Pace yourself for this action drama. Not everything will be readily understood in the first episode but there are enough bread crumbs to hook you in, and to make it quite clear that this will be a smart, slick series. [Seven/9:40pm] Prison Break. New Series. The boys are on […]

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  • Game on!

    The first round of Game Shows 2007 has gone down. And Nine wins it. 1 vs 100 had an average audience of 1.958m viewers and a peak of 2.403 (which is in itself extraordinary). The Rich List averaged 1.411m viewers and peaked at 1.50m. Certainly everyone seemed to be talking about these and making comparisons […]

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  • Ten and Spicer shake hands.

    TEN has settled its discrimination case with former newsreader Tracey Spicer. Spicer was taking legal action against TEN for unfair dismissal alleging breaches of the federal Sex Discrimination Act. This was a charge Ten aggresively denied, saying “Ten does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion or sexual preference. Ten employs more […]

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  • Show Nine the Money

    Nine’s revenue share slipped below Seven’s in the last six months according to The Australian In the July to Dec half, Seven attracted a 35.8 per cent share of the market,Nine had 33.80% and Ten had. 30.32%. Nine’s $955 million was its lowest result since 2003.

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  • Tue Jan 30

    [Seven/8:30pm] 24 – The New Beginning. New Series. 6:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. In the thrilling, two hour movie length season premiere, terror grips the nation as weeks of horrific terrorist attacks continue with two bombings in Los Angeles. With nearly 1,000 people dead and the public’s fear mounting, the new President and CTU are […]

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  • Big Brother’s Golden Ticket?

    Johnny Depp might nearly end up as a contestant if Big Brother’s latest stunt is anything to go by. As in the UK the series will giving away golden tickets in Starburst confectionary. Thee will be 100 lucky tickets in products which give the bearers a chance to become a housemate and win BB. But […]

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  • SAG Awards same same

    No real surprises in today’s Screen Actors’ Guild awards virtually mirroring the Golden Globes last fortnight. Here are the winners in the Television category: Ensemble, dramaGrey’s Anatomy Ensemble, comedyThe Office Actor, TV movie or miniseriesJeremy Irons, Elizabeth I Actress, TV movie or miniseriesHelen Mirren, Elizabeth I Actor, drama seriesHugh Laurie, House Actress, drama seriesChandra Wilson, […]

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  • Shock resignation!

    WHO is the industry face who has gone and resigned after 17 years with the same network? It’s the end of an era! The answer is here… Yes it’s Belvedere aka Rob Mascara! After all those years in Floor Managing Rob has decided to move on, but he’ll still be in the biz working like […]

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  • Sack Isaiah Washington!

    Grey’s Isaiah Washington went and issued an apology about his Golden Globes remarks, but it smacks of a hollow apology following his homophobic statements in October. He’s supposedly now working with gay activist groups as part of his counselling. ABC Execs hint in a statement that Washington’s role is under review. With Grey’s huge female […]

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  • Anna Coren for TT

    In something of an anti-climax, Seven has gone and announced Anna Coren as the permanent host for Today Tonight. This follows unclear noises from Seven over summer about whether Coren would inherit the gig. Hopes for a male host have been dashed. I would have liked TT to have a point of difference from ACA. […]

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