• Thank God US premiere

    The American premiere of Thank God You’re Here came fourth in its timeslot against some tough competition. The comedy was beaten by ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, Fox’s House, 24 and CBS’s CSI: Miami. The show will have a harder row in the country where Whose Line is it Anyway is already established. But NBC […]

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  • Logies: 2 down 1 to go.

    Dave Hughes has been added to the list as a key presenter of the upcoming Logie Awards. He joins Adam Hills as two of three key presenters. Again this year the awards are steering clear of a single host, and this time focussing on a younger crowd. So who will be third? So far we […]

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  • Wed Apr 11

    [Seven/8:30pm] Heroes. CHAPTER ELEVEN ‘FALLOUT.’ The tragic events in Texas have sad, serious repercussions for many of the ‘heroes’ and their families. Shocking details about the moments leading up to Issac’s predicted New York City nuclear bombing are revealed. Matt and F.B.I. Agent Audrey Hanson pursue a break in the Sylar case. Horrified by Jessica’s […]

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  • Reality hits home

    It’s been a bad week for gay contestants on Reality TV. Two were eliminated in back to back nightly programmes, The Biggest Loser and Dancing with the Stars. Courtney was voted out of TEN’s weight loss reality contest on Monday night. According to the show’s official website, the openly gay Courtney said, “I did want […]

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  • Tue Apr 10

    [Comedy/8:30pm] Invasion Iowa. Premiere. William Shatner. For years the little town of Riverside Iowa have been trying to get William Shatner to visit-after all it is the home of Captain Kirk! When he does arrive he brings with him an entire film crew and the news that he’ll be shooting a big budget movie there. […]

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  • SBS adopts Earth watch

    For the next six weeks, SBS will remind us all to live a greener life. Under the banner, Future Focus, the network will screen documentaries and reality programmes that highlight environmental, scientific and social issues. The first of these, Five Ways to Save the World airs tonight at 8:30pm. This programme presents “five radical, large-scale […]

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  • Falconio telemovie airs in the UK

    Murder in the Outback had its UK television premiere on Easter Sunday. Here’s what some of the Brits thought about the Australian-made telemovie… The Times Online said: “I admired this dramatisation. Froggatt was excellent, as was Bryan Brown as the low-key but ultimately effective prosecutor, the splendidly named Rex Wild.” The Guardian said: “It’s been […]

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  • Behind the effluent Kath & Kim deal

    More news today from behind the scenes of the sale of Kath and Kim to Seven. The ABC continues to defend its position amid questions about why it did not have a watertight position to retain the hit series. But prior to walking, producer Rick McKenna tried to nut out a workable deal with the […]

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  • Ratings Week 15

    Non-ratings week: Thursday:1 Seven News Seven 1,379,0002 Today Tonight Seven 1,326,0003 Missing Persons Unit Nine 1,256,0004 My Name Is Earl Seven 1,204,0005 Nine News Nine 1,203,0006 A Current Affair Nine 1,182,0007 Getaway Nine 1,180,0008 Law And Order: SVU Rpt Ten 1,149,0009 The Footy Show Nine 1,136,00010 Home And Away Seven 1,128,00011 Lost Seven 1,113,00012 How […]

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  • Mon Apr 9

    [Seven/12:00pm] Movie: An Ideal Husband (US 1999). CATE BLANCHETT and RUPERT EVERETT star in this complex comedy of morals and manners set in 1890’s London, where a rich and beautiful blackmailer puts the squeeze on a prominent legislator who has feet of clay. Also starring JULIANNE MOORE, MINNIE DRIVER, JEREMY NORTHAM and OLIVER PARKER.[Seven/8:30pm] Movie: […]

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  • 2007 Show Watch

    These are the programmes that have been promised for 2007. Most were announced by networks at the end of 2006: ABCDouble the FistStuffLightning City SevenThe Real SeachangeMichael Palin’s New Europe NineShow Me the MoneyKidnappedMonarchyThe Truth About FoodHotel BabylonStudio 60 on the Sunset StripThe Nine TENRainesRules of EngagementJamie’s Chefs: Cutting the Apron Strings.3 Pounds SBSA Bit […]

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  • ABC and TEN up in eye of the storm

    It was mixed fortunes for Week 14 as networks juggled repeats and new episodes in the first of two non-ratings weeks. Seven had 28.7% to Nine’s 25.6% and TEN’s 23.4%. The ABC had 16.5% and SBS 5.8%. The return of Rove was the top show of the week with his biggest ever audience 1.69m. Seven’s […]

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