• …and hello Mansion!

    Local comics Charlie Pickering and Michael Chamberlin move into the Comedy Channel’s The Mansion next week. These two guys are set to be smart, irreverent, topical and, most impressively, very up to date. For their weekly satirical show, they will be frantically writing comedy material as late as 24 hours before airing (a practice also […]

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  • Cast member dropped from Dirty Sexy

    The Darlings of New York will be minus a Juliet when its second season resumes production in the US. Dirty Sexy Money’s Samaire Armstrong, who plays a fraternal twin to Jeremy, will only appear on a recurring basis. According to Michael Ausiello, last October “Armstrong entered a treatment facility for undisclosed reasons. Producers were forced […]

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  • So what’s Ray gonna say?

    Ray Martin will guest next week on WIN TV’s Susie show. The former Nine honcho appears on Wednesday’s edition at 10am. Perhaps Ray could convince WIN boss Bruce Gordon that he deserves his own Parkinson style show, given that he “owned the genre” before Denton came along (his words). Or maybe he and Susie Elelman […]

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  • Airdate: Indian Premier League:Twenty 20 Cricket

    Channel TEN’s first Indian Premier League cricket match will screen live at 11:30pm Friday April 18. Because of NASCAR commitments only half an hour will screen on TEN HD. The scheduling is something of a moving target, with a second game played live at 7:30pm Saturday April 19 on TEN HD, but delayed to 11pm […]

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  • Hot Tip: Australia’s Got Talent

    Not so much a Hot Tip as stating the bleedingly obvious: the second season of Australia’s Got Talent is likely to replace It Takes Two. With Gladiators on Sundays and ITT dwindling down, there’s no new season of Dancing with the Stars yet. So Seven’s reality entertainment contest is expected to take up residence in […]

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  • Perez loves Ja’mie

    The world’s biggest gossip blogger Perez Hilton is a big fan of Summer Heights High. He has given the news of HBO’s acquisition of Chris Lilley’s mockumentary as “Best News of the Week” status. According to Perez, it’s one of “our favourite shows on the planet.” He tells his readers the show is brilliant, and […]

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  • Spoiler: Prison Break

    Major news has emerged out of the US regarding the fourth season of Prison Break, confirmed earlier this week. The casting news certainly a significant plot move for the FOX drama, and an exciting one. But it’s also a real spoiler so TV Tonight won’t publish it up front. As usual, don’t go, if you […]

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  • Hot Tip: Canal Road for Wednesdays?

    Nine will have its media launch of Canal Road early in April. The 13 part Melbourne made drama-thriller stars Paul Leydon (As The World Turns, LAX, Ghost Whisperer and Law & Order: SVU) and Brooke Satchwell, Grant Bowler, Diana Glenn, Sibylla Budd and Charlie Clausen. With Sea Patrol moving in on Monday nights, it is […]

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  • TEN keeps on dancin’

    No surprises to hear that Network TEN is intent on more So You Think You Can Dance Australia. “So You Think You Can Dance, we now know is going to be around for at least the next couple of years, because it’s such a break-out hit,” Ten Holdings executive chairman Nick Falloon has told a […]

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  • Aussie actress lands Joss Whedon project

    Another former Neighbours actor is set to make their mark in an international series. Dichen Lachman, who played ‘Katya Kinski’ in the TEN soap from 2005, has landed a lead role in Dollhouse, a new drama from Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator, Joss Whedon. Lachman will join former Buffy / Angel actress Eliza Dushku who […]

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  • ‘Binge’ interview for Carey

    Andrew Denton is now on the publicity circuit enticing journos and viewers with what to expect in Monday’s return of Enough Rope. “This is not the alpha male king, arrogant Wayne Carey that most football supporters know him as. This is a very vulnerable man who’s struggling,” Denton told The Age yesterday. “My overriding impression […]

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  • Say hi to your host for me

    Mr. Nice Guy McManus is back at the helm of his popular TEN programme Rove from Sunday night. After the summer break the man has been overseas, and recently returning to stand up shows in Adelaide and Melbourne. His guests this Sunday include Jodie Foster (live in the studio?… unlikely), and Ross Noble. The following […]

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