• Dumped: The Wedge

    Technically this is a case of Bumped not Dumped, but the new timeslot for first-run episodes of The Wedge is so inglorious, it’s a moot point. On October 20th the show will appear at the dead-zone slot of 10:50pm on a Saturday night. Hardly a vote of confidence for a show that TEN trumpeted as […]

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  • To John and Bacharach

    Australian Idol’s Mr. Nice Guy, John Foreman will present a TV special celebrating the music of legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach. With a string of guest performers, Foreman will highlight the songs from the man behind such hits as “This Guy’s in Love”, “Walk On By”, “Always Something There to Remind Me”, “I Just Don’t Know […]

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  • Practice makes perfect, so far…

    Officially the weekly ratings from the early US Fall Season are out Tuesday (US), but the top new show of the season was Private Practice, the spin-off from Grey’s Anatomy. It took in 14.2m viewers. Next was Bionic Woman (13.6m) which screens here on Thursday. Cane from CBS had 11.2m, Dirty Sexy Money (10.4m) and […]

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  • Foxy dancers

    In case you hadn’t heard, tonight’s Dancing with the Stars will include a dance by one Kath Day Knight and hubby Kel. Yes, the Seven show that hardly needs any more cross promotion (and which show am I referring to there?) will have a helping hand from another. Since Kath and Kim has moved from […]

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  • Dave vs Paris

    Last night’s edition of The Late Show with David Letterman showed why he is such a cool host. Paris Hilton was there to chat about her “fashion line, movie and perfume” but Dave just wanted to chat about her time in prison. He didn’t let her get away with it. Clip runs for 8.47 mins.

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  • Hairworld. Be afraid.

    If you’ve ever seen one of Christopher Guests hilarious mockumentaries, (particularly ‘Best in Show’) , then check out the kooky contestants in the ABC’s too-scary doco, The Pursuit of Excellence: Hairworld. In Moscow last year, eight hundred stylists from fifty countries competed at the International HairWorld Championships for coveted gold, silver and bronze medals in […]

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  • Billie Piper to reprise Who role?

    Billie Piper is said to be close to signing a deal that will see her reprise her role as Rose Tyler in the 2008 finale of Doctor Who. A sum of £20,000 is reportedly on offer for her to appear in a 3-part finale. The News of the World quotes an insider as saying, “We […]

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  • Why Mondays are such a big Deal

    Another Monday. Another big win on Deal or No Deal. Tonight’s $33,000 wasn’t the biggest cheque the show has ever given away, and it may not necessarily be the biggest they give away for the rest of this week. But you can bet your briefcase that a Monday show on Deal has a big win. […]

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  • Vale: Chris Mainwaring

    Former West Coast Eagles and Channel Seven sports personality Chris Mainwaring has died. Mainwaring has been a WA newsreader and sports reporter for the Seven Network since ending his football career in 1999. He collapsed at his home last night, after tragically declining paramedics assistance, reports say. Chris Wharton, Managing Director of Seven Perth has […]

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  • Vale: Lois Maxwell

    Actress Lois Maxwell has died in Fremantle. Best known for her role in the Bond films as “Miss Moneypenny”, Maxwell was also a regular TV actress including such series as The Adventures of Rainbow Country, The Saint and The Persuaders! Maxwell died of cancer aged 80.

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  • Nine storms home

    The 2007 NRL Grand Final was huge business for the Nine Network last night snaring 2.38m viewers. The Melbourne Storm vs Manly match is Nine’s biggest audience all year. It peaked at 2.86m viewers and gave Nine a whopping 40.7% share across the country. In Sydney 935,000 viewers tuned in, Melbourne had 743,000 viewers and […]

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  • Dexter visiting Oz

    Michael C. Hall, who plays the notorious Dexter will visit Australia this month. Hall, previously in Six Feet Under, plays the serial killer who kills serial killers in the acclaimed Showtime drama. He will participate in a cinema preview screening and Q+A in Melbourne and Sydney. The series premieres on the new Showcase channel in […]

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