• TEN announces HD advertisers

    With TEN HD due to launch on Sunday, the network has announced advertising deals with Sony, Dominos and KFC. Seven recently signed Harvey Norman and Universal Music to 7HD. TEN’s new channel officially begins at 5pm Sunday with Totally Wild- Antarctica Special. On Sunday night it screens the movie Black Hawk Down followed by a […]

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  • New Lost trailer

    Despite the WGA Strike the season premiere of the fourth season of Lost is still slated in the US for February. UPDATE: Now January 31. Here is the trailer that is currently airing in cinemas. May contain spoilers. Lost currently has 8 of 16 episodes in the can, which could potentially run as a ‘mini-season.’ […]

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  • Cancel yourself a merry little xmas

    On the back of her heavily-criticised hosting of the AFI Awards Red Carpet Arrivals, Sophie Monk has pulled out of Nine’s Carols by Candelight. Surely a monumental loss to the musical fraternity and elves everywhere? Her absence does allow for some truly talented singers to take to the stage, including Melbourne singer Eran James. This […]

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  • Stormy weather in Nine newsroom

    More trouble in the Nine Newsroom with Sydney weather presenter Majella Wiemers reportedly storming out after being told her contract would not be renewed after December 31st. Wiemers is replacing Jaynie Seal who is on maternity leave. According to the Daily Telegraph, News Director Ian Cook advised her to take Wednesday afternoon off after giving […]

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  • Damages dominates Golden Globes

    Damages leads the television nominees in the Golden Globe Awards announced earlier today. It has four nominations for Best Drama, Best Actress (Glenn Close), Best Supporting Actress (Rose Byrne) and Best Supporting Actor (Ted Danson). Byrne will compete head to head with fellow Aussie Rachel Griffiths nominated for Brothers and Sisters. The other drama nominees […]

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  • Farewell Kate!

    Thanks for the memories, Kate Ritchie. I know there’s still a few more story turns before you leave our screens, but I want to acknowledge the mammoth effort you put in over the years on Home and Away. Is there any plot twist, line of dialogue or reference to Yabby Creek you haven’t conquered? Yesterday […]

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  • Gardening gent announces retirement

    Peter Cundall, host of Gardening Australia, will retire at the end of 2008. The gentlemanly presenter has been on ABC radio and TV for nearly 40 years. Cundall celebrated his 80th birthday this year and says next year is a good time to move on. During this year’s federal election, Cundall said the then federal […]

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  • Kath and Kim off for 2008?

    Kath and Kim look certain to be absent from our screens in 2008. Producer Rick McKenna confirmed Jane Turner and Gina Riley were exhausted after their hit series this year. They have advised Seven they are on holiday until March. “Gina and Jane never lock into a series until they have a good idea of […]

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  • Seven deals put rivals on back foot

    So any truth to the rumour that the two deals Seven has announced in the last 48 hours have rivals reeling? As Variety reports, “NBC U deal formalizes a 50-year casual relationship and blocks CanWest’s Ten Network from sharing NBC U output, as it has traditionally done. NBC U has delivered Heroes, Las Vegas and […]

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  • Wanted: SBS Video Journalist

    SBS Television’s Living Black program is looking for a video journalist to join the team in 2008. They promise, “It’s a fantastic job – you get to travel all over Australia filming and reporting on the triumphs and trials of indigenous people, before broadcasting your stories nationally on SBS.” Such offers of a foot in […]

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  • Free games weekend

    There are free interactive games on Foxtel this coming weekend as part of a re-launch of the GamesWorld brand on Channel 555. By pressing the red button on the Foxtel remote, subscribers will have access to all games in the three genres, Kids Family, Brainteaser Trivia and Casino Sport for free. For more info read […]

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  • Airdate: Hotel Babylon

    Nine is returning British sexy soap Hotel Babylon to our screens. Originally promised for 2007, the second series starring Max Beesley and Tamsin Outhwaite is back from 9:30pm Tuesday January 8th. Australia’s Natalie Mendoza returns as Jackie. Guest stars will include David Walliams, Julian Clary, Jerry Hall and yes, Vanessa Feltz. A third series is […]

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