• Shoot that poison arrow

    Smallville fans set your VCR / DVD-R if you live in Melbourne, otherwise you will miss the introduction of the hot new character, the Green Arrow. Playing the role is Justin Hartley, from Passions. The Arrow’s secret identity is Oliver Queen, billionaire and mayor of fictional Star City; he is best known to his associates […]

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  • Stan’s Beastly spirit

    Stan Zemanek is to continue as Australia’s longest-serving host of Beauty and the Beast despite undergoing treatment for a malignant brain tumour diagnosed last year. Foxtel has commissioned 20 new episodes of the trusty old panel show, which first aired in 1964. He will be joined by two more female panellists per episode. Press Release […]

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  • Upcoming Guest Stars

    Roseanne Barr will guest star on My Name is Earl next Thursday 8:00pm on Seven. She plays a trailer park manager who has a life-change. She’s pretty funny in it if you are a fan. Other upcoming guests to look out for in other shows are: Fran Drescher, Bernadette Peters & Jon Bon Jovi. More […]

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  • London reporting. Take 2. Take 3.

    James Talia as Nine’s London Correspondent is one of their better reporters. But someone at NineMSN needs to be more on the ball. In this webcast of a news item on accused French terrorist Willie Brigitte, they didn’t cue the item properly. The Master Control tape rewinds several times over and James starts the report […]

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  • Lost losing it

    Lost is in trouble. For the second week running it has come third in its timeslot. Last night Missing Persons Unit was the top show of the night with 1.24m viewers. In the same timeslot, Law & Order: SVU had 1.20m and Lost trailed with 1.14m. Such figures are a shadow of its first season […]

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  • Fri / Sat / Sun 16 / 17 / 18

    FRIDAY 16[ABC/8:30pm] Murphy’s Law. New Series. James Nesbitt returns to the role of DS Tommy Murphy for series two of Murphy’s Law. In episode one, the hunt for a serial killer who is stalking London’s West End takes on a personal dimension for Murphy when tragedy strikes at the heart of the investigation. The killer […]

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  • The 4400 at 4am

    This is one of the most puzzling scheduling moves so far this year. TEN is returning new episodes of The 4400 to our screens -at 4am on a Saturday morning! What the??? Now I know the show didn’t exactly set the world on fire. After a huge premiere with a 1.99m audience it quickly fell […]

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  • Boning Eddie rumors back

    There’s again talk of Eddie McGuire being replaced as CEO of Nine. The rumours just won’t seem to go away. This time the talk is the he will be replaced by David Gyngell, who walked out of Nine 2 years ago citing difficulties with PBL’s John Alexander and went to LA to run Granada. Gyngell […]

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  • Idol’s Simon to Host Ryan: "Come Out"

    Been a lot of talk about “outing” lately, and I decided not to participate in a recent debate that’s made local news. But when it makes prime time American TV it’s a slightly different thing. It’s on air, there’s footage and millions of people are suddenly privvy to the topic at hand. So have a […]

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  • 8:40 timeslots are back

    Seven is up to its old scheduling tricks again. Half your favourite shows will no longer be starting at standard 7:30 or 8:30 times. Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, What About Brian, Brothers and Sisters, Heroes, and Prison Break are moving by ten minutes. Yep, 7:40, 8:40 and 9:40pm in the week of March […]

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  • Silverchair joins Rove

    Silverchair will perform on Rove Live April 1 in a rare TV appearance. The band will sing “Straight Lines” from their soon to be released album “Young Modern.” As producer of the Arias, Rove has always had a close connection with the music industry and this will be Silverchair’s second appearance on the show. The […]

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  • Thu Mar 15

    [Ten/7:30pm] Jamie At Home. New Series. Jamie Oliver is doing what he does best – cooking, at home. He explains how easy it is to grow your own produce; sometimes in weird and wonderful ways. Also, how simple it is to make something around only one primary ingredient.[Ten/8:30pm] Law & Order: S.V.U. “Underbelly.” After a […]

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