• Seven dominates viewer complaints

    Free TV Australia, the body which represents all of Australia’s commercial free-to-air television licencees, has released its annual findings on viewer complaints. The Seven Network dominates the list. · Today Tonight (Seven Network) – there were 95 complaints mostly concerning perceived bias and/or inaccuracy in reporting, graphic material considered to be inappropriate for the time […]

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  • Resale of the Century

    Tony Barber and Alyce Platt are coming back to Temptation (aka ‘Sale’) in their first reunion at Nine in 16 years. During a week of Nine stars competing for charity Barber and Platt will host the show while regulars Ed Phillips and Livinia will team up as contestants. Sounds like fun. The other Nine stars […]

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  • Returning: Joan of Arcadia

    Nine is returning Joan of Arcadia to our screens, but again the timeslot is not exactly prime-time. Episode 18, “Requiem For A Third Grade Ashtray” will air at 3:30pm on Sunday March 18. This now pushes Gilmore Girls’ return back to 4:30pm on the same afternoon. Joan of Arcadia starring Amber Tamblyn ended in 2005. […]

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  • Denise on Daryl

    An icon of Aussie TV, the fabulous Denise Drysdale, was recently interviewed on JOY 94.9FM and asked about her days with Daryl Somers. Ding Dong was famously short-lived on Hey Hey It’s Saturday as a sidekick to Daryl, not because she was bad, but because she was just too good. During her stint in 1989, […]

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  • Press Catches-Up with live gaffes

    Ahh the perils of live TV. The Catch-Up made news today (twice) for the wrong reasons. The first involved gangland widow Judy Moran inadvertently mentioning names of 4 men which have been suppressed by a court order. Asked why her husband and son were murdered, Moran answered “I’d love to know that complete answer myself. […]

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  • Don Lane on Bert?

    A curiously awkward moment was avoided this morning on the Today Show.Don Lane was being interviewed over his new biography by Karl and Sarah. Lane is now rather elderly and not quite so quick as he used to be. So when the subject came to Bert Newton, things were about to get awkward. Karl asked […]

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  • Wed Mar 7

    [ABC/5:25pm] Monster Warriors. Premiere. All is not well in the metropolis of Capital City 1950s sci-fi movie monsters are on the march, and only four people can stop them. Equipped with very cool weapons made from household appliances, our heroes are two teenage girls and two teenage boys who call themselves the Monster Warriors. Monster […]

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  • Law & Guest Stars

    Did you catch Jerry Lewis on Law & Order recently? Well get ready for more guest stars. This week you can see none other than Liza Minnelli in Law & Order: CI at 9:30pm Thursday on TEN. She plays the mother of a murdered girl in a case based closely on the murder of Jon-Benet […]

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  • Izzy’s Back!

    Well temporarily at least. Yes, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, aka Izzy from Neighbours, is guesting in upcoming episodes which see Karl and Susan in the UK. Natalie has been going great guns as the lead singer of Rogue Traders, but it will be great to see her fiery character back on screen even if only temporarily on […]

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  • World Premiere: Murder in the Outback

    TEN is airing the World Premiere of Joanne Lees: Murder in the Outback on Sunday March 18 at 8:30pm. The telemovie is a dramatisation of the 2001 Peter Falconio murder in the Northern Territory. Falconio was travelling in a Kombi van with his girlfriend Joanne Lees when he mysteriousiously disappeared. With little evidence to support […]

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  • Tue Mar 6

    [Ten/7:30pm] The All New Simpsons. “Treehouse Of Horror #17”: Three more scary tales are offered up : Married to the Blob, You Gotta Know When to Golem and The Day the Earth Looked Stupid. [Ten/8:30pm] NCIS. “Sandblast.” [Ten/9:30pm] NCIS. Rpt. [ABC/9:20pm] Foreign Correspondent. Foreign Correspondent: your passport to the world of international journalism. Mark Corcoran […]

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  • Returning: Gilmore Girls, Strong Medicine

    Gilmore Girls is returning to Nine. It will screen in the low-key Sunday arvo slot of 4:30pm from March 18. “The Party’s Over” episode is #8 in Series 5. It screened in the US in November 2004. Series 7 is currently in production. NRL is likely to play in non-Melbourne markets. Meanwhile TEN returns hospital […]

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