• Studio Audience spoilers

    Have you been in the studio audience for a TV show recently? Watched a recording of So You Think You Can Dance Australia? Been along to an episode of Good News Week, Power of Ten, Deal Or No Deal, It Takes Two or Gladiators? Wanna tell us what happens at Out of the Question, Funniest […]

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  • ‘Perfect Murder’ angers victims’ rights advocates

    This is no surprise. An SBS documentary I told you about a few days ago, has victims’ rights advocates angry. On Sunday night the public broadcaster will screen the UK doco How to Commit the Perfect Murder. Without having seen the doco I suspect any real cause for concern lays with the volatile title more […]

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  • Airdate: Eureka

    Kooky sci fi drama Eureka will join TEN HD’s sci-fi Thursdays from 10:30pm March 6th. Set in a town somewhere on the northwest coast of America, Eureka is home to scientists whose experiments don’t always go to plan. U.S. Marshal Jack Carter (Colin Ferguson) stumbles upon this odd town after wrecking his car and becoming […]

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  • Aussie lights Idol’s fire

    29yo Australian and US resident Michael Johns, continues to wow the judges on American Idol. This week he sang, The Doors’ “Light My Fire,” as one of the show’s Top 12 males. Randy ‘yo yo’ Jackson said, “I always feel like I’m seeing a true legend rock performer. You’re like a young Michael Hutchence or […]

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  • Charli quits Hi-5

    Hi-5′s Charli Delaney is leaving the popular Nine kid’s troupe after ten years. Delaney (centre) yesterday told news.com.au “I kind of need to de-Hi-5 myself. “I have been this character for the past 10 years. “At 18 to be swept into the whirlwind that Hi-5 became… it’s been not only a wonderful experience but an […]

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  • Mick Molloy joins TEN

    After The Nation didn’t fire on the Nine Network, Mick Molloy has signed with TEN’s Before The Game sports programme. Molloy joins Dave Hughes, Sam Lane, Lehmo and Andrew Maher. Peter Helliar retired after 2007, but ‘Strauchnie’ is believed to be still making occasional appearances. On joining the panel show, Molloy said, “Not many people […]

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  • Airdate: Friday Night Lights

    One of the more recently-acclaimed dramas, Friday Night Lights is finally coming to Australia. Although the NBC drama is set against the backdrop of a Texan college football team it has received rave reviews from critics for the way it addresses contemporary issues. The New York Times wrote “if the season is anything like the […]

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  • Axed: Las Vegas?

    The fallout from the strike continues, with speculation that Las Vegas has been axed. Michael Ausiello at TVGuide writes, “Sources confirm to me exclusively that NBC has opted not to renew the show for a sixth season. Consequently, last Friday’s episode? Yep, that was the series finale. Hope it was satisfying.” In Australia Seven has […]

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  • Neighbours-hoods drove out Mrs Mangel

    Character actress Vivien Gray, who played Neighbours’ sour ‘Mrs Mangel’ from 1986-1988, was forced to leave Australia due to harassment, actor Ian Smith has claimed. Smith, who plays Harold Bishop, says Gray moved to England to avoid constant bullying by viewers who could not tell her apart from her meddlesome character. He told Star magazine: […]

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  • Peter Meakin and the little penguins of Manly

    Seven news boss Peter Meakin is to offer public relations services to a penguin preservation campaign run by Manly Environment Centre, as part of his community service order. Meakin was order to perform 250 hours of community service for his third DUI breach, which occurred in October. The Daily Telegraph reports the placement is supposedly […]

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  • Brendan Cowell to host indie film awards

    Love My Way’s Brendan Cowell will host the 2008 Movie Extra Filmink Awards on March 12th. He will be joined onstage by presenters Chris Taylor and Craig Reucassel from The Chaser, Hi5’s Sun Park, Joel Edgerton from The Secret Life of Us, Satisfaction’s Diana Glenn, and Darren Gilshenan and Rob Carlton from Chandon Pictures. The […]

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  • Airdate: Stuff

    The ABC will premiere a new four part series about material consumption to be hosted by Wendy Harmer. Stuff premieres on Tuesday, March 11 at 8pm on ABC TV1. “I found myself increasingly dissatisfied with the many books, newspaper columns and documentaries that finger-wag about the way we consume,” says Harmer. “We consume, they say, […]

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