• Veronica Mars takes a final bow

    Veronica Mars has its last ever episode on our screen next week and The Shield has a season finale -both on TEN HD. The sixth season finale for The Shield screens 10:30pm Monday April 7. For the last few weeks, the Michael Chiklis drama has also guest-starred one Alex O’Loughlin, the Aussie who won over […]

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  • A Star turn by Nine’s ‘stage moms’

    Today Tonight got a little payback tonight when it screened a segment on Nine’s upcoming reality My Kid’s a Star. Seven reckons the producers hoodwinked parents into believing the show was a talent vehicle for rising stars, rather than a bitchy, “stage-mom” series. TT was no doubt inspired by a newspaper article by Bridget McManus […]

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  • Seven disputes charity claims

    The Seven Network has responded angrily to claims that it asked for $130,000 in costs to cover Olivia Newton-John’s Great Walk to Beijing fundraiser. Seven claims it told Peter Court from Streetscope Research that production costs would need to be covered by sponsorship or it would provide coverage via a global feed. It was told […]

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  • NBC slots Kath & Kim

    NBC has announced the American version of Kath & Kim will air in a Tuesday 9.30 timeslot in the Fall season, between the The Biggest Loser: Families, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. “NBC has established itself as the place to go for the hottest, highest quality programs on television, and now we’re ready […]

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  • 4400 x 4 tonight

    SciFi fans probably already realise that the fourth season of The 4400 premieres tonight on TEN HD. Starring our own Jacqueline McKenzie, “The Wrath of Graham” screened in the US last June. Airing at 11:30pm The 4400 forms part of TEN’s Thursday SciFi night including Smallville, Battlestar Galactica and Eureka. A high school student develops […]

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  • Ellen drops from Idol event

    Contrary to previous advice, Ellen DeGeneres has just withdrawn from Idol Gives Back which screens Wed Apr 10 at 7:30pm on FOX8. But there are new celebs involved including Robin Williams, Celine Dion, Forest Whitaker, Billy Crystal, Dane Cook, Kiefer Sutherland, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Jennifer Connolly, Elliott Yamin, Fantasia and Amy Adams who join […]

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  • DPP’s war on Chaser adjournments

    It drags on and on…. Today the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) requested more time to decide whether to proceed with the case against members of ABC’s The Chaser’s War on Everything. It has been adjourned to April 29. The APEC stunt was only uncovered when the convoy stopped and Chaser team member Chas […]

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  • Thankyou for the music (and the 70’s)

    This week ABC’s Collectors takes a look at the 1970’s. There are lots of kitsch fashion accessories and items from purple light shades to genie bottle decanters in Italian bubble glass, tacky-placky – the height of the plastic era, velour beds and more! And one fan, Michael Young, shows off his extraordinary ABBA memorabilia. They […]

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  • Farewell: Sally Fletcher

    For soapie fans still recovering from the departure of Neighbours’ ‘Harold Bishop’ last week, tonight it will be time to break out the Kleenex as ‘Sally Fletcher’ leaves Home and Away. Kate Ritchie has been with the show since she was cast at the age of eight years old. A Gold Logie and endless plotlines […]

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  • Ten things we like about Sonia Kruger

    Tina Sparkle would be proud….. That dating-reality show TV Tonight first hinted at here now has a title: Ten Things I Like About You. The byline for the show is “Faced with 10 potential dates, which one would you ditch? And why?” A pilot was shot last weekend in Sydney.RDF Media explains the show thus: […]

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  • Nine reporter on the way out?

    Veteran news reporter Brad Schmitt (pictured) has reportedly been asked by Nine’s Sydney news director Ian Cook to resign. Schmitt joined Nine in August 1983 after starting on ABC radio in his home town of Perth. The Australian reports the dismissal of Schmitt and of Los Angeles correspondent Christine Spiteri may signal the network is […]

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  • Seven seeks production costs from Olivia’s charity

    The Seven Network demanded $130,000 from a cancer charity for the production costs to cover a Olivia Newton-John’s Great Walk to Beijing. Sunrise reporter Monique Wright was due to join the charity fundraiser and had nine sponsors listed on her profile on the Great Walk to Beijing website. “I lost my grandmother to cancer, along […]

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