• Good News as favourites return

    Flacco and Sandman will return to Good News Week this Monday night. The two comedians today were surprise inclusions at a recording of TEN’s GNW at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival today, and the crowd was certainly abuzz. As cast members with a long history on the show, their stand-up routines were all too brief […]

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  • When Kylie meets Ellen

    Kylie’s assault on the US media this week included her appearance on Ellen which aired in Oz earlier today on Arena. But viewers of WIN can see it Tuesday morning at 9am. She also sang two songs on Dancing with the Stars to a national audience of over 20 million viewers. The following has somewhat […]

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  • Judy a Starter in US series

    Judy Davis is set to reprise her supporting role as one of Debra Messing’s closest friends in USA Network’s series version of The Starter Wife. Davis will no doubt add a little prestige to the reputation of the series – she won an Emmy for playing Joan McAllister in the miniseries. Davis is something of […]

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  • Jury selected for ‘Underbelly case’

    Six men and six women have been selected as the jury for the murder case at the centre of Victoria’s ‘Underbelly ban.’ Justice Betty King, who made the original ruling, told jurors she had struggled to distinguish fact from fiction in Underbelly. She also told them the 13-part series was “very good”. Justice King on […]

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  • A quiet Sunday arvo with celebrity pals

    ABC’s Sunday Arts show hosted by Michael Veitch is something of a quiet achiever, occasionally getting the guests Enough Rope doesn’t. Why? Because celebrity schedules don’t always allow for them to spend a few hours shooting with Denton in ABC studios, or production is out of season. Sunday Arts benefits by sending out crews to […]

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  • Heroes: Origins dead in the water

    Heroes prequel, previously promised by Seven, is officially no more. The NBC drama won’t return until September in the US, as network exec Ben Silverman has confirmed, “We consciously chose to rest (Heroes) this spring so that (creator) Tim Kring and his team could get ahead of the creative. Heroes: Origins was originally conceived to […]

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  • 1.5m for Sally’s farewell

    1.5m Aussies tuned in last night to say goodbye to a favourite daughter, as Sally Fletcher said goodbye to Summer Bay. It was up from 1.3m the night before. Storywise, it was a humble, sentimental farewell without much fanfare (ok that was the episode before). Sally took a few moments in her house of 20 […]

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  • Reality checks in and out with TEN

    As it goes down to the wire, the final four contestants for So You Think You Can Dance Australia will perform on Sunday April 20. But there is no vote-off show on Monday 21st, because the format of the show always requires 2 couples in its grand finale. The finale is expected to be confirmed […]

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  • Up next: Absolutely nothing

    Both Today Tonight and A Current Affair often accuse each other of being inaccurate, grandstanding or misleading -but there is one practice both habitually use to viewers every night without explanation. Leading into the final ad break, both TT and ACA tease a final story with phrases like: “Still to Come”, “Next” and “Coming Up.” […]

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  • Rove says hi to Keanu

    Keanu Reeves will appear on Rove on Sunday April 13. No word if Reeves is live in the studio (Jodie Foster wasn’t last Sunday), but his film Street Kings is set for release in Australia on April 10. The police crime also stars Forrest Whitaker and Hugh Laurie. Also on the same ep are Hamish […]

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  • At The Movies: April 9 / 16

    Naomi Watts will be interviewed about her new film The Painted Veil on At The Movies, April 16. Other films to be reviewed this month include Global Haywire with an interview by cartoonist Bruce Petty, plus Prom Night, Gone Baby Gone, Semi Pro, Edge of Heaven and Street Kings. ‘At the Movies’ – EP 9 […]

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  • Returning: Crime Investigation Australia

    The story of Perth being terrorised by murderer and rapist Eric Edgar Cooke formed the backdrop of the ABC’s mini-series Shark Net (pictured) in 2003. Now it is the subject of the next installment of Foxtel’s excellent true crime series, Crime Investigation Australia. Cooke’s strange killing spree involved a series of stabbings, stranglings and shootings […]

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