• Weeds update

    For those who are wondering, Weeds is coming but not quite when it had been flagged. In June a Nine programmer told Melbourne radio it would return “next month.” Obviously that hasn’t happened…. A Nine spokesperson has now clarified that it is expected to return in September in NSW and Qld, but Victoria, SA and […]

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  • 1.8m watch BB end

    The finale of Big Brother was watched by just under 1.8m. It is down 100,000 on the show’s end in 2006, which was down on 2005. Previous finales have passed 2.2m. TEN is claiming big figures for its 8.30pm – 10pm timeslot as 2.3m but this is a peak, and the industry always recognises averages. […]

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  • BB: It’s Aleisha!

    Aleisha has won Big Brother 2007! She took out the prize over Zach in TEN’s much-hyped finale by only 2%. Her win marks only the second time a female has won the reality series in Australia, following a win by Reggie Bird. The very long finale was stretched out due to the tight voting results, […]

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  • Bumped: Torchwood

    Surprise, surprise. TEN is bumping Torchwood. The show will not screen at its usual 9:30pm timeslot next Monday Aug 6th. Instead it is being shifted to several hours later, 12am Wed morning. It will be replaced by a special, Tomb of Jesus. a documentary about the 2,000-year-old “Tomb of the Ten Ossuaries”, found in Jerusalem. […]

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  • Ratings Week 31

    Thursday:1. Sea Patrol Nine 1.6032. Getaway Nine 1.4553. Seven News Seven 1.4444. Home and Away Seven 1.3845. Today Tonight Seven 1.3626. A Current Affair Nine 1.2127. National Nine News Nine 1.1998. Temptation Nine 1.1709. ABC News ABC 1.16210. That 70s Show Seven 1.08611. The Footy Show Nine 1.05612. Law and Order: Criminal Intent – 8:30pm […]

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  • BB: Final 2

    Zach and Aleisha are the final two in the Big Brother house. Travis and Billy were both evicted in the final double eviction. The remaining two will face their final showdown on Monday. Zach, a gay corsetier, marks the first time an Intruder has made it to the end of the show. He competes against […]

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  • Seven observes local wins

    Week 30 of ratings was good news and bad news for the Seven Network who released a mid year report of bumper revenue but then lost a bitter courtcase over the demise of its C7 brand. Unfazed, it went on to take out the weekly ratings once again with a 27.2% win to Nine’s 25.9%, […]

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  • Ten to Dance to own tune

    TEN has announced plans to produce its own, localised version of So You Think You Can Dance. It will air early next year. The show was a summer filler for TEN earlier this year. No word on which production company is behind the show. Season 3 of SYTYCD will air later in August. Press Release: […]

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  • Vale: Lucky Grills

    Veteran TV actor Lucky Grills has passed away. Grills was 79 years old. Best known for his role as 1970s television detective Bluey he won new fans when the show was celebrated as ‘Bargearse’ in the D Generation’s Late Show. Grills did two gigs back to back yesterday said fellow entertainer Danny McMaster. “But he […]

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  • Thu July 26

    [Nine/7:30pm] Getaway. Three complete travel itineraries for a British holidays: Budget, Family and Luxury covering places to stay, transport, eating and activities. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all included. We visit Legoland, Royal Ascot races, canal boating, renting a cottage in the lake distract, lunch in a castle and riding an orient express train […]

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  • Returning: ER

    After a long recovery from schedule surgery, ER is finally returning to Nine. “Bloodline” from Series 13 will air at 9:30pm on Monday August 6. It aired in the US nearly a year ago. The show will replace current repeats of CSI. Guests this series include Forrest Whitaker, Sally Field, John Stamos and Stanley Tucci. […]

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  • Duchovny and Cartwright for Rove

    Rove has added David Duchovny and Nancy Cartwright to his programme this Sunday. They join previously announced guests Rahda Mitchell, Michael Vartan and Good Charlotte. This week the show beams from Hollywood. Meanwhile the host has now appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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