• First Review: Crime Investigation Australia

    There are far too many terms associated with Adelaide that are darkly ominous: Beaumont, Truro, Snowtown and of course ‘The Family.’ For someone who has never lived in the city these tales of abducted young boys during the 70’s and 80’s blur. But as “The Butchered Boys” episode of the Crime Investigation Australia details, they […]

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  • Returning: Surf Patrol

    Seven is returning its observational series set on Aussie beaches, Surf Patrol. The production is shot with the cooperation of Surf Life Saving Australia. It will return in initially in the Sydney market on Monday October 29th at 8pm. Other markets will follow. The series replaces The Force which has been doing good business for […]

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  • Monday night’s a big gamble

    Nine has a lot riding on this Monday night. It is hoping to turn around its run of bad luck (or is that just bad programming?) that has seen it languish in lowly figures and a string of flop Monday shows. What a Year, ER, Weeds, Commercial Breakdown, and RFDS are now dropped, paused, shelved, […]

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  • Private Practice greenlights full series

    The spin-off from Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, has been greenlighted to a full series by ABC. It is currently the most successful new show of the Fall season. In the US new series are never guaranteed a full run, until they have performed well in their first outings. Practice has held around 12m viewers, with […]

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  • ‘Tart-tongued’ Dicko unleashed on America

    Prior to his American debut, Dicko’s first appearance on The Next Great American Band has him called ‘tart-tongued’ by one journo. “‘Band‘ follows a recipe similar to its benefactor: a pair of well-known judges and an unfamiliar-to-America wild card who plays the role of the, well, in this case, his name is revealing: Dicko,” says […]

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  • Rove back in the USA

    It’s probably just as well Rove has been in the States this week, what with some dubious songs that have been the subject of much discussion this week… Confidential claims the host is back in the USA with manager Kevin Whyte, possibly to discuss further ideas of working there once his contract with TEN ends […]

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  • Jana emerging from silence

    Jana Wendt is emerging from her notoriously private life, giving a series of select media interviews. In September Wendt fronted a Queensland Breast Cancer Campaign after research indicated she was recognised by women as being trustworthy. Tomorrow she has an interview in the Sydney Morning Herald. Will she break her silence on her views on […]

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  • Airdate: The Biggest Loser (US)

    TEN is set to screen the latest American version of The Biggest Loser. The fourth series is hosted by Days of Our Lives’ Alison Sweeney, as a new batch of contestants compete for $250,000 cash. A two hour premiere will screen at 8:30pm on Friday November 9. Bob Harper and Kim Lyons will train the […]

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  • Rod Stewart chats to Denton

    Lifelong rocker Rod Stewart is the last coup interview for Andrew Denton. He will appear on Enough Rope on Monday November 5. Stewart chats about his early musical influences including Otis Redding, Sam Cooke and even Al Jolson. The interview was recently recorded in London, when Denton chatted with Helen Mirren, which airs next week. […]

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  • Gotcha Catriona

    Candid camera shows are often plagued by stunts that backfire. Only a few weeks ago Marcia Hines was fuming over a stunt tried by Nine’s Surprise Surprise Gotcha, and now Getaway’s Catriona Rowntree is red-faced after participating in another awry stunt. Rowntree was trying to fool her one of her co-presenters, Ben Dark, over a […]

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  • Latest Debate info

    The ABC will screen the Election Leaders’ Debate at 7:30pm on Sunday. Running for 90 minutes it will result in Rain Shadow and The Abbey not screening this week on the ABC. They will return the following week. Instead the telemovie Tom Brown’s School Days will re-run at 9pm. Press Release: The Election Leaders’ Debate […]

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  • Kelly a model employee at Nine

    A 24 year old model named Kelly Dahlberg is at the centre of a Nine newsroom backflip which saw her sacked as an assistant only to be reinstated. Dahlberg’s father is a good mate of David Gyngell, says the Daily Telegraph. It’s reporting she was removed from the role in the Sydney newsroom for being […]

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