• TEN HD trailer

    Check out TEN’s new HD trailer, it sure looks tasty. As idents.tv indicates, it’s a light-hearted introduction to High Def for the uninitiated -although the American scientist approach is certainly an unusual choice. It’s also odd that they promise surround sound audio -don’t I need surround sound speakers for that first? Just adding a set […]

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  • "Treasurers" debate the Worm

    UPDATED. Peter Costello and Wayne Swan’s “Treasurer’s Debate” on Tuesday will be monitored by the Worm on the Nine Network. This time round only 50 people will represent its opinions. But in what will probably be a more fiery session than that of their bosses’, this debate won’t be aired in prime time. The exchange […]

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  • "Cynical" Nine complaint is all "spin"

    The Nine Network’s outrage over the National Press Club’s handling of the Debate feed is “a cynical exercise in ambush marketing” says NPC Vice President Glenn Milne. “Think about it,” he wrote in The Australian. “John Westacott, widely regarded as the king of chequebook journalism, lecturing the National Press Club about principle?” “Or Ray Martin, […]

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  • Frenzied fans mob Chris Lilley

    Comedian Chris Lilley was given rock star treatment today as adoring fans waited for hours at a DVD signing. The normally-reclusive Lilley posed for photographs with fans and signed autographs for all but the media at the ABC Shop at Melbourne’s GPO. “There’s so many people here and he’s taking his time to personalise everything […]

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  • Justin Timberlake for Rove visit

    Justin Timberlake is set to make an appearance on Rove during his upcoming tour. The singer will appear on the show Sunday November 11. The date is in between Timberlake’s Perth and Sydney shows, but will not be a studio visit (Updated). Also scheduled for Nov 11 are Ben Stiller and Missy Higgins. Kindly link […]

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  • ANTM: "Have you ever been to a nude beach?"

    Australia’s Next Top Model is about to undertake its next sweep of the country for aspiring girls to compete in the Foxtel hit series. Some of the questions on the Application Sheet certainly give an insight into what reality producers are looking for these days. Take a look at these doozies: Have you ever formally […]

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  • 24 Season 7 trailer

    Here is the trailer for 24 Day 7, launched today in Times Square. Jack Bauer is on his own. The country is under attack. Somebody comes back from the dead. And still no time for a toilet break or a coffee!

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  • Amazing Race announces Series 12 teams

    Here are the new teams in (Series 12) The Amazing Race which debuts in the US on November 4 following the demise of Viva Laughlin. This season’s teams include :– Goth hair salon receptionists (that’s them in pink, and yes one is actually male)– Dating athletes– Father and daughter Asian Americans– 2 pretty blonde girls– […]

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  • Stand Up too

    Cameron Knight will host a second series of Stand Up Australia for the Comedy Channel, Foxtel has announced. In a new format featuring four comedians, the series will be filmed in South Yarra’s Moser Room and screen from Sat December 1st at 10:30pm. Acts will include Scared Weird Little Guys, Fiona O’Loughlin, Tom Gleeson, Charlie […]

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  • 60 Minutes interviews dam death mum

    60 Minutes will interview Cindy Gambino, the mother of three boys killed when their father drove them into a Victorian dam on Father’s Day. Peter Overton will talk to the former wife of Robert Farquharson, who was found guilty of murder on three counts. His plea hearing is scheduled for tomorrow. But Gambino believes her […]

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  • Rove finds romance again

    Rove McManus has found romance again in actress Tasma Walton, according to his manager Kevin Whyte. “It’s still early days and we hope people will give them the space they need,” he said in a statement. Walton, a former regular on Blue Heelers, is believed to have been dating McManus for six weeks says the […]

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  • Secret Life actor ‘assaulted stranger’

    Actor Sam Johnson will plead guilty to an assault charge laid after an incident at a Star City Casino in September. Johnson is undergoing treatment for alcohol abuse, his lawyer told a Sydney court today. A bar brawl he was involved with was a case of “mistaken identity” he said. Police allege Johnson “launched” himself […]

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