• Thu June 14

    [ABC/9:35pm] Still Doing It. An intimate look at the sexuality of women over 65. Nine women, partnered, single, straight, gay, black and white, aged 65 to 87, express with humour and startling honesty how they feel about themselves, sex and love in later life, and the poignant realities of ageing. Outspoken for their generation, these […]

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  • Gallery: Sea Patrol

    Take a look at Nine’s upcoming drama Sea Patrol. These pictures look terrific, and point towards a much-needed Nine hit for 2007. The principal cast of Lisa McCune and Ian Stenlake has been widely publicised, but others include Saskia Burmeister, Jeremy Lindsay-Taylor, Matt Holmes and Josh Lawson. And there are two former boys from Neighbours […]

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  • New ABC website

    Nice to see the ABC has launched a sleek new website for its television platform at abc.net.au/tv The site offers lots of downloads of programme segments for At the Movies, The Chaser, 7:30 Report, Lateline, jtv, The Einstein Factor, The New Inventors and more. It’s already much easier to navigate than the former site, with […]

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  • Superfish on the Environment

    Ian Thorpe’s latest venture with Foxtel will be an environmental documentary, Fish Out of Water. He will travel around Australia highlighting eco-damage on Tasmania’s Blue Tier Rainforest, Western Australia’s Crystal Caves, Queensland’s Heron Island, the Murray River in country Victoria and Kakadu National Park. Thorpe currently appears in recycling interstitials on The Weather Channel. His […]

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  • Banff TV winners

    Australian TV finalists Mortified and Curtin failed to win an award at the Banff World Television Festival in Canada this week. The two entries lost out in the Children’s and Made for TV Movie categories. Amongst the winners were The Vicar of Dibley and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, which won for Best Continuing […]

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  • TT vs The Chaser: Round 2

    Previous: Round 1 The Chaser’s take on the TT “ambush” story came from a different angle, suggesting TT reporter James Thomas was looking to do what is commonly known as a ‘puff piece, by’ following a Chaser stunt. When Thomas turned up the boys instead turned the tables by telling him TT boss was the […]

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  • Can a Talking Stick save BB?

    Big Brother may have just made one of his better moves this year -by taking himself out of the game. In a move that steers the show back toward its “social experiment” roots, Big Brother has ‘left the House’ and thrown authority back in the hands of the housemates. They have been left to fend […]

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  • TT vs The Chaser: Round 1

    Today Tonight got “stuck into” The Chaser tonight with a story that most of the comedy teams “hit and run” scenes were set-ups. TT decided to turn the table on the comedians by using their own ambush tactics to confront the crew outside the ABC. The Chaser responded by answering the questions in front of […]

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  • Axed: The Catch-Up

    Nine has bitten the bullet and axed The Catch-Up. A final episode will air this Friday. The statement by Nine follows the resignation of Mia Freedman today. Nine will replace the show with midday movies such as “Arthur” , “Strange Bedfellows” and “On Golden Pond.” Repeats of McLeod’s Daughters will also disappear. Nine is reviewing […]

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  • Mia Freedman quits Nine

    Mia Freedman, who was appointed by Eddie McGuire to develop programmes for female viewers, has quit PBL Media. As Creative Services Director for Nine, Freedman is the woman behind creating The Catch-Up. Prior to television, Freedman was Editor-in-Chief of ACP magazines Cosmopolitan, Cleo and Dolly. She is widely viewed as a successful publishing gun. In […]

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  • Wed June 13

    [Nine/7:30pm] Wide World Of Sports: E.J. Whitten Legends Game[Nine/9:35pm] Wide World Of Sports: State Of Origin New South Wales v Queensland [ABC/8:30pm] Spicks And Specks. Joining Adam Hills this week are Max Merritt, Casey Bennettos, Andy Lee and Julia Morris.[ABC/9:00pm] The Chaser’s War On Everything[ABC/9:30pm] The Robinsons. [ABC/10:00pm] At The Movies. Margaret Pomeranz and David […]

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  • BB Special on / off / on / off

    TEN today pulled a planned Big Brother special originally scheduled for Wednesday June 20 and replaced it with a 1 hr edition of the Daily Show. It follows an earlier special “The Works” being planned then dumped. For the next three Wednesdays BB will feature a one hour Daily Show followed by a Simpsons repeat […]

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