• McCrossin returns for Mardi Gras party

    Julie McCrossin will be on the lead float at the front of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade tonight, as one of the original “78ers,” -a name given to the original protesters who marched down Oxford Street thirty years ago. McCrossin, whose media work has included Good News Week and ABC Radio National, […]

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  • Returning: Cane

    One of the shows TEN pulled off air in summer is moving across to TEN HD. Cane is scheduled to return 10:30pm Wednesday March 19. The series starring Jimmy Smits, Nestor Carbonell and Rita Moreno will repeat from the first episode, which should provide a chance for new viewers to join from the start. 13 […]

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  • NBC: Scrubs isn’t going anywhere

    Hold everything. US network NBC is now crying foul over reports that Scrubs is on the move to ABC. The show, produced by ABC for NBC, is purported to be switching networks as the two studios try to resolve the comedy’s post-strike 6 episodes. NBC Entertainment / Universal Media Studios co-chair Marc Graboff said ABC […]

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  • Airdate: The Moment of Truth

    Channel Nine will air the controversial American game show that sees contestants divulge home truths to their partners, after being hooked up to a lie detector prior to the show. Moment of Truth will air from 7:30pm Tuesday March 11. Despite promising a local version of the series sometime this year, Nine will lead with […]

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  • Librarians nominated for Rose D’Or

    ABC comedy The Librarians has been nominated in the sitcom category of the prestigious Rose d’Or Awards today in Switzerland. It follows a nomination for The Chaser’s War on Everything in the comedy category. They are the only two Australian nominees in the respected television festival for 2008. Librarians will compete head to head with […]

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  • Underbelly appeal begins

    Nine’s appeal on its Underbelly ban began in the Victorian Court of Appeal today with a lawyer telling the court that Justice Betty King erred in her decision making. Ron Merkel QC said the broadcaster should have been allowed to show at least the first two episodes of the series. “(It was) an erroneous idea […]

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  • Archer takes Carey’s TV gig

    Former North Melbourne captain Glenn Archer will take Wayne Carey’s vacant seat on the Nine panel show Footy Classified. Carey, also a former North Melbourne player, was dropped by Nine following a domestic incident and arrest last month, followed by revelations of trouble with the law in the US. Archer’s appointment of the role will […]

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  • Scrubs to shift from NBC to ABC?

    In surprising US news, Scrubs looks like it could be changing networks from NBC to ABC. ABC could pick up as many as 18 episodes. The Hollywood Reporter claims that “Sources say ABC is in negotiations to pick up 18 episodes of the show from ABC Studios, which has produced the series for NBC since […]

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  • Airdate: This is Your Life

    The man with the book is coming back. Mike Munro will return to a “new look” special of This is Your Life on 6:30pm Sunday March 9 on Nine. Described as a ‘Red Carpet’ event’ the long-running show that profiles the lives of famous Aussies is back for sixty minutes before 60 Minutes. Other media […]

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  • Chaser nominated for world TV award

    The Chaser’s War on Everything has been nominated for a prestigious television award in Europe. The Rose d’Or Festival in Switzerland received nominations from 402 programs from 34 countries around the world. It has been recognising world class television since 1961. The Chaser’s War on Everything (ABC TV, Australia) is one of ten programmes nominated […]

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  • Light years from ‘Ramsay Street’

    ‘Beauciel’ is 2 hours from Melbourne and “light years” from the stresses of city life says real estate firm Hocking Stuart. It’s also the island getaway for one-time Neighbours star Kylie Minogue and family -and it’s been put on the property market. The retreat is on 50 acres of land on the Westernport Bay island, […]

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  • Brothers and Sisters: more writers exit

    Somebody cue Sally Field’s tears. Brothers and Sisters has reportedly lost yet another of its behind the scenes creatives. Showrunner Mark Perry is said to have quietly exited his post after joining the drama this season to fill the void left by executive producer Greg Berlanti and series creator Jon Robin Baitz. Berlanti scaled back […]

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