• TT targets ACA crash.

    The current affairs slag-off war heats up again tonight with Today Tonight suggesting A Current Affair was instrumental in causing a crash in a Melbourne tunnel. It claims to have new witnesses and new evidence from a second truck driver which it will speak to exclusively tonight. Press Release: Tonight we speak to the Melbourne […]

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  • Ratings Week 20

    Saturday:1 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,356,0002 Movie: Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl Seven 1,291,0003 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,197,0004 Movie: Shark Tale Seven 1,108,0005 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 1,029,0006 New Tricks Rpt ABC 881,0007 ABC News-Sat ABC8 The Bill ABC 831,000 Friday:1 Seven News Seven 1,405,0002 Today […]

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  • Separated at Birth?

    1. Marija Šerifović, Serbian winner of Eurovision. 2. Hiro from Heroes. Clearly his superpowers extend to super-singing too! Scary! We’ll have more Separated at Birth posts soon!

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  • Mon May 14

    [SBS/7:30pm] Mythbusters – 22000 Feet Tall – Get ready! Jamie and Adam take the plunge on a myth that originated in World War ll and detonate the biggest explosion in MythBusters history. The incredible and seemingly impossible myth: A WWll turret gunner falls 22,000 feet, only to be saved by the explosion of a 1,000-pound […]

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  • Memo to the ABC: 6 – 7 weeknights? Zzzzzz.

    If there’s an award for dullest timeslot of the week, the hour between 6 – 7 pm weeknights on the ABC would probably walk home with the prize. Seriously, has the ABC given up on this timeslot altogether? It’s the start of nightly prime time, but for more than a year the ABC has made […]

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  • Kylie Who back on

    It’s on… it’s off…now it’s back on again. No it’s not a Kylie romance, it’s her upcoming role with Doctor Who. Despite a previous denial from writer Russell T. Davies, Kylie has reportedly confirmed that yes, she is set to star on the Brit drama. Latest rumor is that she is appearing in the Christmas […]

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  • It’s Serbia!

    Serbia has won Eurovision 2007! Marija Šerifović took out the show with her power ballad ‘Moltiva.’ Serbia scored 268 points, defeating Ukraine (235), Russia (207) and Turkey (163). It is Serbia’s first win. Serbia’s act, which scored highly, seemed to resemble a lesbian act, an androgynous female surrounded by exotic women -and her voice soared. […]

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  • Nine still not the won

    Channel Nine came close to toppling Seven in Week 19 of ratings -but it still wasn’t enough. Seven cleared the week with 29.4% to Nine’s 28.4%. TEN had 21.4% and ABC 14.9% and SBS got 5.8%. It was Nine’s best shot at toppling Seven’s dream run. In its arsenal it had the Logie Awards and […]

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  • Eurovision Finalists

    The results of the Eurovision Semi Final are in! 10 of 28 countries have now qualified for the Final to take place Saturday night (Sunday morning AEST). To view the list of winners and losers ….they are as follows: 03. Belarus06. FYR Macedonia07. Slovenia08. Hungary11. Georgia14. Latvia17. Serbia21. Bulgaria22. Turkey24. Moldova These ten now join […]

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  • Cancelled: Crossing Jordan, Studio 60. Renewed: Scrubs?

    NBC is pulling the plug on Crossing Jordan and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Studio 60 by West Wing’s Aaron Sorkin looks at network television, and Nine has the rights here in Australia. Starring Matthew Perry in a dramatic role, it may have been too smart or too inward-looking for the wider American market. […]

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  • ACA crash probe

    Victoria Police is investigating an incident last month in which a dramatic car crash was filmed by a crew from A Current Affair in the Domain Tunnel in Melbourne. Footage of the incident shows a truck driver colliding with a vehicle as it changed lanes. The story gave ACA a big boost in the ratings […]

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  • Eurovision: Germany: "Women Rule the World."

    And here is my personal pick for Eurovision 2007! This swingin’ tune from Roger Cicero is big and brassy and without even knowing what the lyrics mean it totally works. Cicero is smooth with his vocals, delivering a hip, Michael Buble-like performance that would have Sinatra toe-tappin’. Amid all the EV hands-in-the air songs this […]

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