• Returning: Jericho. Gone: Veronica Mars.

    Jericho’s nuclear drama will now be seen on Friday nights from April 27, and Veronica Mars appears to have been struck by the fallout. Jericho will screen at 9:30pm following the return of Big Brother Friday Night Live. TEN famously launched the series simultaneously with the US last year. Despite a strong premiere here, the […]

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  • Big Brother week 1 schedule

    TEN is launching Big Brother 7 this month and here is the breakdown of its franchise programs. You heard them here first: Sunday Apr 22.7pm Big Brother. Live. Premiere. (2 hrs) (Traditionally this has never been live but delayed, in order to meet editing deadlines for the first Daily Show on Monday. Is this poetic […]

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  • CGI Park coming to Nine

    Nine’s new Primeval series from the UK will premiere at 7:30pm on Saturday April 28. The series is designed as an action-adventure for younger and family viewing. Nine had some success last year with Prehistoric Park on Sundays, a rather silly mix of documentary and drama. Similarly, this mixes live actors and CGI dinosaurs but […]

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  • Nine offers CSI online

    Channel Nine will join TEN in offering downloadable episodes of American dramas as they air. CSI will be available for download the same night as it has aired via its msn website. But there is a small cost of around $2 per episode. TEN currently offers free downloads of Supernatural, and available before they air. […]

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  • Thu Apr 5

    [UKTV/8:30pm] Who Do You Think you Are? Julie Sawalha. Julia Sawalha is best known for her roles in Absolutely Fabulous and Pride and Prejudice. She has a very interesting and mixed background. Her father, Nadim, came to England in the 1950s from his native Jordan, where he met and married Julia’s mother, Roberta. Julia had […]

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  • WIN drops Catch-Up

    “What’s this? Here in FNQ, Mission Beach we have lost The Catch-Up and it has been replaced by, you guessed it 100 verses 1 and it was on last night! This is a repeat! All this has happened without an explanation and I am p…ed off.” – Robyn. Thanks for the tip Robyn, it seems […]

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  • Networks gropeable over losing Kath & Kim

    Nine and the ABC are reported to be fuming over the sale of Kath & Kim to the Seven Network. Nine, Ten and the ABC were all said to be chasing the series. There are criticisms of the way Executive Producer Rick McKenna advised Nine and the ABC that Riley Turner Productions had finalised the […]

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  • Car Crash Telly

    Australia’s worst drivers are being put the test in a new reality show, Last Chance Learners, coming to the Seven Network. Hosted by Mike Whitney, it will air at 7:30pm on Wednesday April 18. The drivers in this series have all held their licenses for years -several of them for durations of 11, 14 and […]

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  • Seven and SBS in Olympic deal

    The Seven Network has stitched up a deal that will see SBS screen excess Olympic events for the 2008 Beijing games. Designed to be complementary broadcasts, SBS will focus on long form events, likely to be football, road cycling, volleyball, and table tennis – in other words, the low raters. Still it’s good that fans […]

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  • Wed Apr 4

    [ABC/8:30pm] Spicks And Specks. [ABC/9:00pm] The Chaser’s War On Everything.[ABC/9:35pm] The Catherine Tate Show. Premiere. With an extraordinary ear for mimicry and a sure sense of character and comic timing, Catherine Tate presents a variety of unique and quirky characters in this widely-acclaimed sketch show. The Catherine Tate Show has become a breakthrough hit of […]

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  • Tue Apr 3

    [Nine/7:30pm] I Shouldn’t Be Alive. Premiere. A couple and their four month old baby are on the way to a family funeral when a wrong turn leads them deep into a frozen wilderness when their car gets stuck in a snowdrift. Without any provisions and no hope of being rescued they abandon their vehicle and […]

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  • Wanna Program Rage?

    Rage is about to reach its twentieth birthday and is offering a viewer the chance to Guest Program and Host one evening! The competition is the ultimate “Desert Island Disc” contest and would put anyone in esteemed company. To enter viewers will need to devise 20 clips, with explanations as to why five of them […]

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