• Seven sinks Nine in the swim

    The Seven Network blew Nine out of the ratings pool last week as the FINA Swimming failed to make an impact for Channel Eddie. In Week 13 Seven nabbed it’s biggest lead this year over Nine, snatching an impressive 31.1% to Nine’s 25.6%. Ten had 21.9%, the ABC 15.6% and SBS 5.8%. Nine was counting […]

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  • Kath and Kim quit ABC for 7

    Kath and Kim is leaving the ABC for the Seven Network. Gina Riley and Jane Turner have sewn up a deal that will pocket the producers $3m for the fourth series -not the highest network bid. But the girls apparently wanted “the biggest audience” for the show. The characters started life during a sketch on […]

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  • Top Keyword Searches

    Since launching my blog I’ve noticed some trends in the keywords that people are searching for on the site. So I’ve decided to share the info, to give you an idea of what is creating interest out there. In no particular order, here are some of the keywords that were popular over the last week: […]

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  • Invasion Iowa suckers an entire town

    The residents of Riverside, Iowa, don’t know Shat. But they sure know William Shatner by now. The Star Trek legend managed to convince the citizens of a small American town that he was going to shoot an independent sci-fi movie that he had written on their home turf. And he wanted them to play minor […]

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  • Trekkies in a black hole

    Thought I would just alert some of you to the buried screening of Trekkies in Seven’s Sunday schedule. The documentary airs at 11am on Seven. Made in 1997 this is a first-run screening of the profile on Star Trek fanatics in all their glory. I know there are a lot of sci-fans out there (most […]

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  • ASTRA Nominees

    In subscription TV’s ASTRA Awards announced this week Love My Way, Stupid Stupid Man and Supernova topped the nominee list. Steve Irwin has also been posthumously nominated for two awards. Winners will be announced on April 23 at Hordern Pavillion. A public vote section is currently running online at www.astrawards.com.auAll the nominees are: Category A1 […]

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  • Little Britain for Parkinson

    Little Britain’s Matt Lucas and David Walliams are the first guests in a new season of Parkinson airing soon on ABC. It’s their second appearance with Parky. Elton John and Bernie Taupin will also discuss their songwriting collaboration in the same episode. And there’s a swag of other exciting guests coming up including Dame Edna […]

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  • William McInnes as PM Curtin

    Respected actor William McInnes will star as John Curtin in the ABC’s new telemovie airing in late April. Curtin became Prime Minister of Australia in 1941, just before Pearl Harbor was bombed and the Japanese were heading for Darwin. But he found himself at virtually at war with Churchill and his own cabinet, in a […]

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  • Grey’s spin-off update

    Dr Addison in Grey’s Anatomy looks set to leave Seattle Grace for Santa Monica, if the latest gossip on her new spin-off prove true. In May the American ABC network will air a 2 hour finale which is likely to set-up an exit for her character played by Kate Walsh. According to the LA Times, […]

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  • So what’s happened to Smallville?

    Smallville has been pulled from TEN’s schedule. TEN has advised that the programme, which is normally a summer filler, was extended this year, but has been dropped due to low ratings. This was tactfully manoeuvred around the Easter non-ratings season when many shows are rested for two weeks. But Smallville won’t be returning when normal […]

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  • Eurovision: 6 weeks and counting!

    Hard! Rock! Hallelujah! Not long to go before Eurovision 2007 is upon us. After that dreadful win by those crazy Fins, we will be whisked off to the capital of Helsinki for the first time, for another night of musical madness. But if you can’t wait till then (and let’s face it, who can?), you […]

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  • Catherine Tate interview

    Comedienne Catherine Tate will be interviewed live on JOY 94.9FM on Friday March 30 at 6pm. Tate speaks to JOY’s Damian Nicholas, a self-confessed fan, about her upcoming series which starts next week on ABC Television. A skilled comedienne, Tate will soon become as well-recognised in Australia as Little Britain and French and Saunders. Her […]

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