• Tennant sticks with Who

    David Tennant has confirmed he is staying put as Dr Who for a little while longer. Despite keeping mum after a recent meeting with the BBC, the actor has told the Wales on Sunday that, “From the moment I took the job there has been speculation I was leaving. I’m having the time of my […]

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  • When good Neighbours become old news

    Kym Valentine returning to the cast of Neighbours says the Sunday Herald-Sun? TV Tonight told you that weeks ago. “I am hugely loyal to the show and I’m ready to go back and do what I love,” said Valentine. The return of Libby is part of a bigger revamp which will appear on-screen from July […]

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  • It Takes Seven. Again.

    Week 26 saw no real change in the weekly trends of 2007. Seven won with 29.% to Nine’s 27.1%, Ten’s 21.7%, the ABC’s 17% and SBS’ 5.1%. Seven won Monday, Tuesday and Friday nights, taking out all cities except Brisbane. Nine won Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday with a weekly win in Brisbane again, not […]

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  • Seven drops Naomi

    Channel Seven has not renewed its contract with Naomi Robson. Despite much hype about her talk show pilot (which sounded quite genuine) the network did not proceed and is now of the view that it has no vehicle for her. Robson’s manager confirmed discussions were still underway but that there is nothing firm between the […]

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  • Suddenly, its 20 years since Scott & Charlene

    July 1st marks 20 years since the wedding of Scott and Charlene. The legendary Neighbours wedding is seen by many as the defining moment in the soap’s long history, and is still revered by thousands as television’s ultimate soapie wedding. The wedding of the two beloved characters took place at the Holy Trinity Church in […]

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  • Ryan = Stupid. But we already knew that

    Fans of Big Brother are debating whether a comment during last night’s Friday Night Live from presenter Ryan Fitzgerald was homophobic or not. During the episode both Fitzgerald and Mike Goldman were shirtless, prompting Fitzgerald to comment that it was a “Good thing Zach wasn’t evicted last week. We’d have been mobbed by now.” Zach […]

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  • Confirmed: Nine execs gone

    As leaked to TV Tonight late yesterday afternoon, today we have confirmation that two Nine executives have been rolled at Nine. Cos Cardone, Head of Entertainment, is to go. Cordone had a background in sports but has been in charge of the ailing The Nation. He was a “right-hand man” to Eddie McGuire, whose role […]

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  • SBS closes long running Hotline

    Where does SBS suggest we write to complain about the end of Hotline? [email protected] ? Booo! The 5 minute viewer feedback programme which has been running for 17 years ended this week! The show has had welcome boquets and briquettes via phone, fax, letters and emails, and included everything from voxpops to the hotcam booth. […]

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  • Rumour: More staff changes at Nine?

    An anonymous tipster has suggested that there have been more staff movements at Nine with a possible sacking and another executive taking a package. If the rumour is true the key executives are believed to be have overseen light entertainment and sports production at GTV9 in Melbourne. Significantly, today also marks the end of the […]

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  • Explosive tell-all in Nine book

    Gerald Stone’s new book Who Killed Channel Nine? likens the death of Kerry Packer to a dying king, unable to protect his kingdom from a greedy prince. Stone was Executive Producer of 60 Minutes from 1974 to 1989 and the man credited with leading the #1 show in the country. But his book, which has […]

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  • Jeepers. Seven’s creeper movie

    There sure is some interesting stuff on telly this weekend. Amongst some of the more dubious choices is Seven’s airing of Jeepers Creepers 2. The film is directed by Victor Salva who was convicted of pedophilia during an earlier film he made, “Clownhouse” in 1989. Salva pleaded guilty and served 15 months for charges relating […]

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  • Fri / Sat / Sun June / July 29 / 30 / 1

    FRIDAY 29[Showtime/8:30pm] Masters of Horror 2. Christopher Lloyd.[Ovation/7:30pm] Inside the Actor’s Studio. Ethan Hawke.[Bio/7:30pm] An Audience With… The Spice Girls. [Ten/4:00pm] The Lost Children. Premiere. Ethan, sister Amy and their mother abandon ship when a storm hits their vessel. Follow them on a high-spirited adventure as they awake on a wild shore and begin the […]

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