• Nadine Garner: career policewoman

    Nadine Garner, whose widely respected work in the industry includes Raw FM, Heroes Mountain, Secret Life of Us, Blue Water High and Henderson Kids, returns as Jennifer Mapplethorpe in City Homicide on Monday night. She spoke to TV Tonight about the drama’s second series and hinted at what might be in store for her character. […]

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  • Bumped: Smallville

    *Smallville will be staying back an hour to make way for more Futurama airing on both the HD and SD channels. The final of the 4 new Futurama eps concludes on July 10, which will mean from July 17 repeat episodes will stay at 7:30 and 8:00pm on TEN. They will also screen on the […]

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  • Friday Night clanger

    “This,” according to Mike Goldman, “is how Tim Campbell and Anthony Callea get dressed every morning.” Yes Friday Night Live makes another witty remark that shows it is really on top of the challenge of live television. The comment was made during a challenge that required housemates to dress one another in a spy costume […]

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  • Axed: Wheel of Fortune

    Nine’s Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune has spun up a Bankrupt, axed after just five weeks. This week’s celebrity edition didn’t come close to Deal or No Deal. It’s strongest faring was on Monday (616,000) but it was thumped by Seven (979,000). On Wednesday only 567,000 saw the $200,000 prize won by Rachel Beck. A […]

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  • 2008 Emmys short list announced

    For the first time ever the Emmy Awards have revealed their “semi-finalists”, a list of the top 10 comedies and 10 dramas which proceed to the next stage of “blue ribbon” voting amongst members of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Traditionally the Academy has not revealed its short list of the 20 shows […]

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  • Criminal Intent: Out: Chris Noth / In: Jeff Goldblum

    Chris Noth is leaving Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Jeff Goldblum joins. “Chris has been a member of the Law & Order family since the beginning, and Mike Logan is one of the most popular detectives in the history of television,” Dick Wolf said.“We all wish him the best.” Goldblum, who recently starred in […]

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  • Seven finds Family fare

    It’s a premise almost as old as television itself, but one that works. Channel Seven has announced a new series that reunites distant family members, Find My Family. To be hosted by Jack Thompson, the show “reunites lost souls and mends hearts that have been broken for a lifetime.” “I was adopted by a wonderful […]

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  • The human camera

    Nine has bought a package of UK human-interest documentaries produced by September Films. One of these films is Stephen Wiltshire: The Human Camera the amazing story of a man who can memorise a skyline from a ride in a single helicopter ride and draw it to precision. In five days Wiltshire drew the London skyline […]

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  • Returning: King of the Hill

    The urbane comedy from urban Texas is coming back. Mike Judge and Greg Daniels’ King of the Hill is back at 11:30pm Thursday July 17 on Seven. “Hank Gets Dusted” from Season 11 aired in the US in April 2007. The animated series will follow Family Guy and American Dad. A 13th season will air […]

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  • And here are some headlines we prepared earlier

    TV Tonight understands a third series of Newstopia has been commissioned by SBS. The news satire show, produced by FremantleMedia and starring Shaun Micallef, is likely to screen around October. Joining Micallef last season were Kat Stewart, Nicholas Bell with guest roles from Lee Lin Chin, Anton Enus and Ed Kavalee. Micallef is currently appearing […]

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  • Airdate: Miss Universe 2008

    Jerry Springer will co-host the Miss Universe pageant, to air next month on Channel Seven. His co-host is former Spice Girl Mel B. It screens at 10:30pm Monday July 14 and is repeated at 12pm the next day. The event takes place at Diamond Bay Resort in Vietnam. Both Springer and Mel B have appeared […]

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  • Nine v IceTV moves to High Court

    On Tuesday, the Nine Network obtained a Federal Court order restraining IceTV from reproducing or communicating “the whole or a substantial part of any Nine Weekly Program Schedules… without the licence of the [Nine Network]”. The action follows a long running battle between the network and the private company to publish, reproduce or even recreate […]

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