• Returning: ER

    After a long recovery from schedule surgery, ER is finally returning to Nine. “Bloodline” from Series 13 will air at 9:30pm on Monday August 6. It aired in the US nearly a year ago. The show will replace current repeats of CSI. Guests this series include Forrest Whitaker, Sally Field, John Stamos and Stanley Tucci. […]

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  • Duchovny and Cartwright for Rove

    Rove has added David Duchovny and Nancy Cartwright to his programme this Sunday. They join previously announced guests Rahda Mitchell, Michael Vartan and Good Charlotte. This week the show beams from Hollywood. Meanwhile the host has now appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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  • Returning: Nighty Night

    That darkly black comedy, Nighty Night is returning to television for the second time -and on a new network. SBS will screen Series 2 of the comedy written and starring Julia Davis from Thursday August 9. The ABC had previously screened series one (and repeated it in May/June this year). The series delights in showing […]

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  • Hey Hey 2008?

    Daryl Somers won’t be shooting a pilot this year, according to the Herald-Sun. Plans for a new version of Hey Hey won’t be put forward by the host until later in the year, with a potential shoot on the cards in 2008. Seven has had plenty of other pilots on the go this year including […]

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  • Wed July 25

    [Ten/1:00pm] Oprah. “When Your Identical Twin Has A Sex Change ” Rpt.[Ten/7:30pm] Thank God You’re Here[Ten/8:30pm] House. “Act your Age” A 6-year-old girl suffers ailments expected in patients much older. Tensions between Chase and Cameron lead House to intentionally assign them to the same tasks, including investigating the young girl’s home.[Ten/9:30pm] Medium. “Head Games” Allison […]

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  • Seven revenue rises

    The Seven Network has announced its advertising revenue is up for the first half of 2007, previously at 36.4% in the same period in 2006, now at 39.1%. It is the network’s highest share except for the period with the Sydney Olympics. Seven has written more than $1 billion in advertising revenue across the financial […]

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  • Cancelled: Pirate Master

    And this time it’s not just in Australia. CBS has cancelled Pirate Master – effective immediately. There are five more episodes of the reality series due to air in the US, but they have been pulled from the schedule entirely. Now they can only be seen via internet. In theory TEN could still screen the […]

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  • At the Simpsons Movie

    Will David say “doh”? Will Margaret gnash her teeth and moan? Just what will television’s most beloved movie critics think of The Simpsons Movie when it premieres this week? We’ll have to wait until August 1 to find out. The two won’t get to cross swords on the good folk of Springfield until then, clearly […]

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  • The Price is Drew

    Come on down! Drew Carey has been announced as the next host of the US Price is Right. Carey made the announcement during an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. His appointment follows the departure after longtime host Bob Barker ended 50 years on TV including 35 at the helm of Price. Rosie […]

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  • Rove on Leno II

    Rove McManus’ next appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno will air in Australia at 11pm Wednesday on the Comedy Channel. It is the second time the host has been asked to appear, a significant feat for a show full of A list guests. Also on the same episode is a widely-publicised appearance by […]

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  • Sir Ian McKellen for Kerri-Anne

    Esteemed actor Sir Ian McKellen will join Kerri-Anne Kennerley this Friday for a live Melbourne shoot of Mornings with Kerri-Anne. The veteran actor is currently touring Oz as part of a sell-out ‘King Lear’ production. And The Choir of Hard Knocks, from the ABC’s acclaimed observational series, will perform live in studio. Nine has wasted […]

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  • Top wins for Monday

    Some interesting results from Monday’s viewing. Neighbours passed the 1m mark with its much-hyped “6.30 change.” TEN will be delighted with this. Australian Story’s emotional profile of Belinda Emmett scored a huge 1.4m viewers. Meanwhile Border Security continues to rise, now at 1.9m while Surf Patrol slipped to just under 1.5m viewers, no doubt losing […]

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