• Canal Road set for international market

    Aussie drama Canal Road, set to premiere on the Nine Network later this year, has been picked up by UK distributor Portman Film & TV. The 13 part medical-legal drama stars Paul Leydon (As The World Turns, LAX, Ghost Whisperer and Law & Order: SVU) and Brooke Satchwell, Grant Bowler, Diana Glenn, Sibylla Budd and […]

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  • Airdate: Conviction

    TEN has rescheduled the Dick Wolf drama Conviction that it originally intended to air in January. It has moved it to the TEN HD Channel premiering at 11:30pm Tuesday March 11. The series about young District Attorneys only lasted 13 eps in the US. The cast includes Stephanie March reprising her Law & Order: Special […]

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  • SBS drops outsourcing broadcaster

    SBS has dumped plans to outsource its broadcasting facility via UK broadcast facility Red Bee Media. In 2006 SBS embarked upon a process to assess how best to replace its aging broadcasting facilities. Red Bee Media was selected in 2007 to provide outsourced services for elements of its television broadcast system, including digital media management […]

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  • M*A*S*H: 25 years on

    It was 25 years ago today, February 28 1983, that M*A*S*H bid farewell, after its amazing eleven seasons. ‘Goodbye, Farewell and Amen’ was an emotional, feature length episode, directed by Alan Alda. It is still the single most watched episode of a television series in American history, garnering a staggering 106m Americans -2 in 3 […]

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  • Airdate: Sinchronicity

    SBS is to launch the UK drama Sinchronicity at 10pm Monday March 10. The six part series, looking at a romantic triangle between three friends, replaces Skins after next week. Sinchronicity, set in Manchester, follows ‘the sexual misadventures of a group of 20-somethings who dare to ask the question “What if…?”’ Its central characters are […]

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  • More crazed rantings from Gary Busey

    And here’s one more moment of Mr Gary Busey on the Oscars Red Carpet. After already harrassing Ryan Seacrest, take a look at what happened with an 11yo reporter for the website starzlife.com “I have interviewed many celebrities from Zac Efron to Paris Hilton. I like to ask questions that mean something to me and […]

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  • McFadden for It Takes Two

    Former Westlife member and current fiance to Delta Goodrem, Brian McFadden, will perform on It Takes Two next week. McFadden will five a live performance of his new single “Like Only a Woman Can.” Seven’s It Takes Two screens live 7:30pm Tuesday night. McFadden’s new album “Set In Stone” is released in April. Press Release: […]

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  • King of the Demo

    Martial arts expert Fred Simmons appeared yesterday on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and right off the bat this interview went dreadfully. The guy had no idea of talk show etiquette, and insulted previous guest Will Ferrell. Has there ever been such an awkward Tonight Show guest? (tip: watch clip first before reading the rest […]

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  • TEN corporate resignation

    Network TEN’s head of corporate communications, Margaret Fearn, today announced her resignation. Fearn has been with TEN for seven years. “Over her tenure she has significantly grown her role, and the corporate communications team, positioning TEN and its core values whilst forging a seat for corporate affairs at the senior management table,” said CEO Grant […]

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  • WIN drops The Mint

    WIN Television has dropped Channel Nine’s The Mint from its late-night schedule. A spokesperson for the regional network said, “WIN merely wants to provide entertainment to its viewers and in doing so removed The Mint.” Last year during a battle over revenue and a bidding war for the Nine affiliate in Perth, WIN exerted some […]

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  • Amazing shows take a race pit stop

    Some of Seven’s biggest shows are about to conclude, prior to the Easter non-ratings period. Border Security, The Force, The Amazing Race, The Zoo and Bush Doctors all conclude in the week beginning March 9. But at yesterday’s Seven press conference, boss David Leckie said, “We’ve made a real decision to wait until after March […]

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  • TEN Perth appoints news presenter

    Channel TEN Perth will appoint the city’s only Aboriginal TV reporter Narelda Jacobs to the role of presenter of the News at Five bulletin. Jacobs, a graduate of broadcasting at the WA Academy of Performing Arts, will fill the vacant role left following the death of Charmaine Dragun last year. She will read the news […]

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