• Evicted: Nick

    Big Brother’s only openly gay housemate, Nick has been evicted. Nick, from Melbourne, entered the house as the winner of the Starburst contest, amid fan criticism that the selection was not a fair process. The Behind Big Brother website also claims Nick was a previous “top 30” shortlist housemate for the current series. Nick told […]

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  • SBS Kick starts new local drama

    A new local drama from SBS will premiere on Saturday June 9. Kick is billed as a romantic drama focussing on the residents of Jope Street in the inner-northern ‘burbs of Melbourne. Fronting the series is Miki, an exuberant, crazy Greek girl who’s tryingto find some order in the chaos of her life. She’s falling […]

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  • Who wants to be Sued?

    That boning remark he says never happened, has landed Eddie back in the spotlight as Mark Llewellyn contemplates suing McGuire for defamation. The turn of events was triggered by statements McGuire made following his resignation as CEO in which he effectively called Llewellyn a liar. McGuire maintains he never used the term but didn’t contest […]

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  • Out of the scrum, Nine touches down.

    The State of Origin match has given Nine its first win of the official 2007 ratings year. Wednesday’s match boosted Nine’s fortunes to a razor’s edge finish with old rival, Seven. As the two networks went into Saturday night they were both tied on 28.6%. By the time Saturday night was over, Nine had officially […]

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  • 15 years of Jay!

    Congrats to Jay Leno whose Tonight show celebrated 15 years on air on Friday. The NBC show, which screens in Australia on The Comedy Channel, will continue with Leno at the helm until 2009 when Conan O’Brien takes over. Leno has said that part of the trick to the successful show is to never own […]

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  • Kenny’s TV Toilets

    It’s only early in development, but Shane Jacobsen is putting together a series: Kenny- A World Tour of Toilets. Production is likely to start next month and run until October. The series is in development with TEN which has the rights to the film which it will screen this year. The mockumentary feature film was […]

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  • Nooooo! Rosie leaves The View early

    It’s official. Rosie O’Donnell will not return to The View. After her on-air stoush with co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck over Bush, the Iraq War and an obvious disrespect, ABC has announced Rosie will step aside 3 weeks earlier than her planned exit. O’Donnell had announced she would quit last month. But during the on-air argument O’Donnell […]

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  • New Who in June

    June is shaping up as the month of Doctor Who. The ABC is to air the 2006 Xmas Special on Thursday June 28 featuring David Tennant and guest Catherine Tate in “The Runaway Bride.” Then from Saturday June 30 we will see the third instalment of the revived sci-fi series. Replacing Billie Piper as the […]

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  • Poll: World’s Biggest Events

    The History Channel is looking for votes for its upcoming series 12 Days That Shocked The World. September 11? Hiroshima? Princess Diana’s Death? There is a list that you can vote for here. History will then screen the list from June 11 – June 22 in a 20 to 1 style countdown. At least this […]

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  • Poisonous Planes?

    Nine’s Sunday is a long way short of the quality public affairs show it once was, but this weekend they have an interesting Cover Story – Poisonous Planes: What The Airlines Aren’t Telling You. If you’re planning a long haul flight soon, you might want to check out their findings on the chemicals emanating into […]

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  • BB: Letter from Emma’s Brother

    And so today a letter from Emma’s brother, Matt, responding to the public and media furore surrounding the death of her father. Matt confirms the family’s wishes and prior arrangements that Emma not be told of his passing. As I wrote two days ago, we were only hearing one side of the story and that […]

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  • More Hamish and Andy

    TEN is bringing back repeat eps of Real Stories with Hamish and Andy.The comedy will follow Rove at 9:40pm from Sunday June 3.TEN tried a Sunday edition of Big Brother: Up Late but it didn’t attract decent figures at the earlier time.So instead it will bring back the current-affairs parody which premiered last year. In […]

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