• TEN joins Foxtel digital

    The TEN Network is opting in to Foxtel’s digital broadcast network, which effectively leaves the Seven Network as the channel unavailable via the subscription broadcaster. It will initially be available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Geelong and the NSW Central Coast from September. Nine, SBS and the ABC are already re-broadcast through Foxtel digital. Ratings research […]

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  • Ratings Week 32

    Friday:1 Better Homes And Gardens Seven 1,345,0002 Seven News Seven 1,323,0003 Today Tonight Seven 1,192,0004 Home And Away Seven 1,150,0005 Temptation Nine 1,146,0006 Nine News Nine 1,090,0007 A Current Affair Nine 1,079,0008 ABC News- ABC 1,015,0009 Silent Witness ABC 1,004, Thursday:1. Sea Patrol Nine 1.5752. Getaway Nine 1.4513. Seven News Seven 1.3864. Today Tonight Seven […]

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  • Ten closes on Nine.

    Network TEN managed to close in on the Nine Network in week 31 of Ratings, but it was all Seven’s way once more. The end of Big Brother was the week’s top show with 1.9m viewers after adjustments for overruns. With Thank God You’re Here TEN had the top two shows of the week. Seven […]

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  • Gayest Parky ever

    In what must surely be the gayest episode of Parkinson ever made, the evergreen chat show host will talk to George Michael, Stephen Fry and Joan Rivers in an upcoming episode on the ABC. Scissor Sisters will appear as musical guests. George Michael talks to Parky on the eve of his 25 Live tour. The […]

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  • Driving charges for Neighbours star

    Neighbours’ actress Carla Bonner has been charged with driving offences after an incident in a suburban shopping centre. Bonner, who plays long-standing character ‘Steph’ was charged with careless driving, reversing when unsafe, driving when unlicensed and failing to give her name and address. Newspaper reports state she allegedly reversed into another car last July, causing […]

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  • American Top Models’ next stop Oz

    The girls of America’s Next Top Model are making Australia their next destination in the upcoming series to air on Foxtel. Four episodes were shot in Sydney late last year which saw the girls plus host Tyra Banks and judges at Sydney Harbour Bridge and Maroubra Beach. The girls met local modelling gals Jodhi Meares […]

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  • Seven airing Diana special

    Seven is to air a documentary Diana: Her Last 10 Days in Pictures. The special will air at 10:00pm on Sunday Aug 12. It promises to screen never before seen photos and interviews. Aug 31 marks ten years since her tragic death.Nearly a decade on, the world is still fascinated by Diana, her love life, […]

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  • Ten drops Pirate Master. Again.

    The TEN Network appears to have ducked for cover with remaining eps of Mark Burnett’s ailing Pirate Master. After previously moving the Thursday eps to Sunday arvos, TEN is dropping the ep on Sunday Aug 5 for eps of Everybody Loves Raymond. This last week a former contestant on the show is said to have […]

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  • Singing Office for Foxtel

    Nick Giannopoulis has been announced as host of Foxtel’s new Singing Office show. The international format which allows ordinary office-workers to warble their vocal chords will see Giannopoulis joined by Julia Morris. The show is due to start in September. Press Release: FOXTEL today confirmed that production has commenced on a local version of THE […]

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  • Airdate: The Wedge

    TEN will return the sketch comedy Wedgedale to the suburbs. A new series will air at at 9:40pm on Sunday Aug 12. The series follows the last of Hamish & Andy’s Real Stories. The half hour comedy is doubled with another repeat episode.

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  • 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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