• Naomi eliminated

    Naomi Robson was a surprise elimination in tonight’s Dancing with the Stars. In fact Jamie Durie joining her in the bottom two was also a surprise. They are arguably the two biggest names in the show, and supposedly two big Seven drawcards. It’s a bit of a worry the audience seemingly isn’t getting behind them. […]

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  • Deadly Desperates

    Seen those ads for Desperate Housewives telling you two will die? It’s a spoiler I think the network should have kept under wraps. But then how would they plug it? When I watched this episode without any prior knowledge of its content I was gobsmacked. And delighted. It’s easily the show’s best episode of the […]

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  • Tue Mar 13

    [Nine/10:35pm] Third Watch. Final. The long-running crime drama’s series finale concludes in a blaze of glory when gangbangers assault the 55th Precinct station and set it afire, trapping Sergeant Cruz (Tia Texada) and Officer Monroe (Nia Long), and while Bosco (Jason Wiles) and other police return fire, the future of their beloved “Camelot” house is […]

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  • TT vs ACA

    What a mess. He said this. She said that. They lied. We’re telling the truth. How did our current affairs programs get to be this way, and why should we put up with it? As the fallout from the latest Corby incident ricochets, both and Today Tonight and A Current Affair went for the jugular, […]

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  • Madonna, Nicole for Nip / Tuck

    The third season is still on hold here in Australia, but season five of Nip / Tuck is gearing up with big names champing at the bit. According to Producer / Creator Ryan Murphy, “Nicole Kidman’s coming. I don’t know when but that’s my scoop. People say, ‘Is she coming or is she not? She […]

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  • Hot Tip: Lost Tribes

    The ads are running on Nine with the words “Coming Soon.” But where will Nine schedule The Lost Tribes? Based on the European format Ticket to the Tribes, the show promises to pick up 3 Australian families and plant them in tribal villages in South Africa, Zululand, Namibia and Indonesia. The families spent two weeks […]

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  • L Word gets Season 5

    US Cable network Showtime has greenlit a fifth series of The L Word. The series will air in the US in 2008. Only two series have aired in Australia on the Seven Network. After some good ratings for the first season, plus some controversial criticism from family and religious groups, the second season was less-successful […]

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  • New Head of Drama at ABC

    No surprises in ABC announcing Miranda Dear as it’s new Head of Drama. She is formerly of SBS where she commissioned terrific productions like RAN (Remote Area Nurse) and the films Harvie Krumpet, Look Both Ways and Somersault. Dear joined ABC TV in August 2005 and co-executive produced the dramas The Silence, Stepfather of the […]

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  • Ratings Week 11

    Saturday:1 Seven News – Sat Seven 1,124,0002 Nine News Saturday Nine 1,103,0003 Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show Nine 948,0004 Around The World In Eighty Treasures ABC 900,0005 The Bill ABC 866,0006 2007 Brand Name Cup Grand Final: Carlton V Brisbane Lions Seven 830,000 Friday:1 Better Homes And Gardens Seven 1,275,0002 Seven News Seven 1,261,0003 Today […]

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  • Mon Mar 12

    [Seven/8:30pm] Desperate Housewives. SWEETHEART, I HAVE TO CONFESS. Susan professes her love for Ian. Gaby and Carlos try to rekindle their love. Bree is confronted with Orson’s past. Nora and Lynette go to war.[Seven/9:30pm] Brothers and Sisters. FOR THE CHILDREN. The most private personal and business struggles of the Walker family are exposed as the […]

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  • Happy Birthday Osama?

    Slightly unfortunate choice of words I caught this morning on Weekend Sunrise. Andrew O’Keefe and Lisa Wilkinson were interviewing an expert on the hunt for Osama, and asking whether America would renew the search given today was Bin Laden’s 50th Birthday. The expert seemed to have quite a few ideas on the subject and it […]

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  • TT Producer denies Corby claims

    Statement from Craig McPherson, executive producer of Today Tonight. The latest claims of Mercedes Corby in today’s press probably warrant little further comment. They are a complete fabrication, without foundation and plainly just stupid and offensive. As we pointed out to newspaper journalists covering the story late yesterday: yes, we did track her down, and […]

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