• Missing in Action

    Here’s a list of shows that have been taken off air, with incomplete seasons. Gilmore Girls Nine Hell’s Kitchen. Nine. Nip / Tuck. Nine. What A Year Nine Two and a Half Men Nine. Gone after one day’s return. I Shouldn’t Be Alive Nine. Justice Nine. Jericho TEN The Office TEN House TEN Life TEN […]

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  • Air-Violin gets Sports Commentator in trouble

    I know bugger all about cricket (and I have no problem with that), but Channel Nine cricket commentator Ian Healy, a former test cricketer, is in hot water for an on-air gesture. Viewers called Nine’s switchboards to complain that he was seen making an “air violin” motion when fellow cricketer Andrew Symonds was discussing a […]

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  • Today Tonight to expose Schapelle

    Today Tonight is kicking off the ratings year by promising to “blow the lid” on Schapelle Corby. The programme has secured an interview with Jodi Power, a former friend of Schapelle’s sister, Michelle. Sounds a lot like dirty laundry…..nothing is ever this simple. It’s a big claim by TT too. One can only assume they […]

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  • AFL Rights: About bloody time.

    So they’ve finally told us what we already knew… Seven, Ten and Foxtel / Austar will share the AFL rights for the next five years. Why did this take so long to sort? When Foxtel shut down its Fox Footy Channel last year was it bluffing? It would seem to be the case. They ended […]

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  • Nine buys 60 Minutes stories from TEN

    In an unsurprising announcement Nine and TEN today confirmed that Nine will buy up to 25 stories it will own from the US Sixty Minutes from TEN. The move follows TEN stitching up a deal with CBS in the US which includes Letterman and Dr Phil.TEN’s deal was looming as a disaster for Australian Sixty […]

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  • Fri / Sat / Sun Feb 9 / 10 / 11

    Friday Feb 9 [ABC/8:00pm] Collectors. Justin Murphy makes a rare find – an incomplete tea set made by the venerated English potter Dame Lucie Rie; find out this week’s “mystery object” and meet Lyn Shea who has a passion for prams. [ABC/8:30pm] Dalziel And Pascoe : Houdini’s Ghost. (CC, M* Violence) Pascoe begins to uncover […]

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  • Dead: Anna Nicole Smith

    Reality / celebrity / awards / fame / infamy junkie Anna-Nicole Smith died today after collapsing in a Florida hotel room. Smith was aged 39. In terms of TV, her main legacy will be The Anna Nicole Show, in which she appeared alongside her son Daniel Smith. Daniel died tragically in September, only 3 days […]

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  • Bad Girls Season 4 premiere

    Long abandoned by FTA TV, Season 4 of Bad Girls will premiere on UKTV on Friday March 9th at 9:30pm. The smash hit drama series set behind the bars of a women’s prison is back. Separated from their homes, children and lovers, the women struggle to cope with the harsh reality of this hidden world. […]

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  • Kylie Showgirl on ABC

    The ABC will screen Kylie’s Showgirl Homecoming Tour on Sunday March 4 at 8.30pm. This 90-minute uninterrupted television event was filmed at Melbourne‚Äôs Rod Laver Arena in December 2006. I went to this concert and it was a great spectacle for the hometown crowd. To air uninterrupted will be fab. KYLIE SHOWGIRL HOMECOMING TOUR is […]

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  • Final date for Y&R.

    Amid a flurry of complaints from avid fans, the final episode of Young and Restless will air on Friday Feb 23rd. New episodes will air on Foxtel in April. The replacement programme of The Catch-Up will start Monday Feb 26. You can read more about Nine tapping into it’s feminine side in The Australian.

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  • Seven shakes up Sundays

    In arguably it’s most over-due make-over, Seven has unleashed its new-look Sunday programming. But it won’t kick off until Week 2 of the Ratings. Australia’s Got Talent will debut on Sunday Feb 18 at 6:30pm. Hosted by Grant Denyer it will feature Dannii Minogue and Red Symons. The scheduling of this show could create problems […]

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  • Nerds rule…. again.

    Great to hear that the Nerds FC are coming back this year! This was a joyous little reality show on SBS last year, that wasn’t riddled with ridiculing the participants …well at least any more than they were already doing themselves. This year the Nerds will play a team of footy legends. They’ve also recorded […]

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