• Sex hunk for Brothers and Sisters

    Remember this guy in Sex and the City? He had a scruffy hairstyle back then, but he and Kim Cattrall sure made sweet music together when he was the sexy underwear model, “Smith.” Now Jason Lewis will have a recurring role in Brothers and Sisters as a blurry straight / gay / metrosexual tease to […]

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  • Naomi in the afternoon

    More news today that the Naomi Robson project in development is closer to becoming a reality. As has been reported earlier, Seven has been developing a pilot for an afternoon programme. Further newspaper reports on the project today indicate it is likely to air sometime between 2 – 4pm. The Robson programme will be topic-based, […]

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  • WIN edges PBL out of deal

    In the latest tit for tat bid for Perth’s Nine affiliate, Sunraysia has now now recommended a bid from WIN Television over PBL Media. WIN’s revised bid of $163m tops PBL’s $136.4m offer. If it goes ahead, Sunraysia will have to pay PBL $1.36m as a break-fee. PBL and the Packer camp won’t be happy […]

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  • BB’s full house twist

    This weekend Big Brother 7 famously kicks off. As usual it is recorded on Saturday evening for broadcast on the Sunday -despite Channel Ten toying with the word “LIVE” in its guide. Frankly it’s about as live as an episode of Bert’s Family Feud. Pre-record means pre-record. The Sunday papers will no doubt have leaks […]

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  • Axe hovers over Law & Order

    Dick Wolf, creator of Law and Order is trying to save two of the franchise shows from the axe in the US. Wolf is trying to trim costs from the two shows to stop them from going under. At least one of them is unlikely to survive. Law & Order: SVU is in no danger. […]

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  • Pirate Daddo’s big gig

    Cameron Daddo has won a plum role as the host of Pirate Master, the new reality series from Survivor / Apprentice mastermind, Mark Burnett. In the series 16 contestants will live on a 179-foot-square rigger for 33 days while they search for buried treasure totalling $1 million. Burnett is promising mutinies, castaways, walking the plank […]

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  • Isaiah bows out of Emmy race

    No surprises here, Grey’s Anatomy star Isaiah Washington is pulling out of Emmy contention, by not submitting himself for nomination. All other cast members are. After his homophobic behaviour on-set and his dubious comments at the Golden Globes, clearly the actor knows when to lay low. But when will producers write him out? With its […]

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  • ITV in pitch for Neighbours

    Britain’s ITV is trying to poach Neighbours from the BBC. It has offered up to £20m. At £80,000 an episode this is four times the current amount paid to Fremantle Media. Word is the deal is just about done. Injecting some cash into the show would be fantastic, because as we all know it’s a […]

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  • Fri / Sat / Sun / Apr 20 / 21 / 22

    FRIDAY 20[TV1/7:00pm] House: Behind the Scenes [Ovation/7:30pm] Inside the Actor’s Studio. The Simpsons.[Bio/8:30pm] Movie: The Matthew Shephard Story [Ten/7:00pm] The Biggest Loser.[Ten/11:20pm] Veronica Mars. Final. “Charlie Don’t Surf”[ABC/8:30pm] Murphy’s Law. Three murderers are murdered. All three have been named in a campaign run by a support group for relatives of murder victims. Is it a […]

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  • West Wing finale

    Must make mention of the conclusion to a fine series, The West Wing, which draws to a close this weekend on the ABC. After seven years and 154 episodes the final episode of this highly-acclaimed, multi-award-winning US drama series finally vacates office. In the series finale, the Bartlet administration prepares to leave the West Wing. […]

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  • Sanjaya exits from Idol

    Say it isn’t so. Sanjaya Malakar, the 17yo crooner from American Idol has been voted off the show. Sanjaya has generated more publicity, debate and division on Idol than any other contestant since, well, since William Hung. The cute kid with the crazy hair and the so-so voice has survived weeks of widespread calls for […]

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  • World Cup for Nine.

    No not that World Cup, the other one.Nine has announced broadcast rights to The 2008 Rugby League World Cup.The matches will take place from late October to late November in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Robina and Townsville. Countries competing include Australia, New Zealand, England, France, Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Fiji. Press Release: The Nine Network […]

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