• Torchwood, Californication still coming

    Channel TEN has assured fans that Torchwood series two will still return to air -but it isn’t saying when. A spokesperson from TEN told TV Tonight the show would definitely be back. “We have no plans for that one at this stage.” While not committing to any plans, it was not a done deal that […]

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  • Airdate: Breaking Bad

    Malcolm in the Middle’s Bryan Cranston is up for an Emmy as Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in the offbeat drama, Breaking Bad. It begins on the Showcase Channel on August 28. Written by X Files co-producer Vince Gilligan, the series features Cranston as a struggling high school chemistry (Walter […]

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  • Airdate: Dog the Bounty Hunter

    This bloke is added to Nine’s schedule during the Olympics. It screens at 8:00pm Tuesday August 12 following a repeat of Two and a Half Men. The show chronicles Duane “Dog” Chapman’s operations at his job, Da Kine Bail Bonds in Honolulu, Hawaii and features his family. Nine also has a special, The Man who […]

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  • Returning: Monster House

    They always promised it would return (we just assumed they meant summer). Monster House will return during Nine’s Olympic counter-programming, in the low profile timeslot of 10:30pm Tuesday August 12. In what is an evolving network schedule, this means Canal Road will now have two rather than three episodes a week (Sunday, Wed, 10:30pm) when […]

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  • Airdate: Freezing

    Next week ABC introduces us to ‘Matt and Elizabeth’ a mid-life couple who both find themselves without much work and forced to spend too much time together at home. In the BBC comedy Freezing, Hugh Bonneville (Iris, Doctor Zhivago, Tipping The Velvet) plays a retrenched publisher while Elizabeth McGovern (Once Upon a Time in America, […]

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  • At the Movies: July 30, Aug 6

    This week At the Movies tackles the X Files feature film* ‘I Want to Believe.’ Margaret and David also review Angelina Jolie’s new flick Wanted, The Square by the Edgerton boys, and The Bank Job. Next week it’s new films for Ryan Philippe, Seth Rogen and a Russian thriller…made in Australia! At the Movies airs […]

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  • Returning: Canal Road, Big Bang Theory

    As alternative Olympic programming continues to be locked in, Nine will return the sitcom Big Bang Theory which it removed after poor ratings. It will replace Two and a Half Men in the 7pm weeknight slot from Monday August 11. Canal Road will also return at 10:30pm Sunday August 10. It also screens 10:30pm Tuesday […]

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  • Returning: RocKwiz

    Julia Zemiro and Brian Nankervis return for the sixth season of RocKwiz after the Olympics conclude. Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson guest star in the first episode, at 9:20pm Saturday August 30 on SBS, and together they perform an acoustic version of Kylie’s ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head.’ Filmed once again at St […]

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  • Gone: Bondi Rescue. Bumped: Friends

    TEN has removed Bondi Rescue repeats from its weeknight schedule after disappointing figures. It will be replaced with repeats of Friends from Monday. Last night Bondi only attracted 637,000 viewers, thumped by Home and Away (1.31m) and Two and a Half Men (1.28m). TEN will be disappointed in the returns, especially given its first run […]

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  • Airdate: Hole in the Wall.

    Everybody’s a tease. Nine will tempt viewers with one episode of Hole in the Wall before the onslaught of the Olympics hits, just as Seven is doing with Make Me a Supermodel. In fact it will air in direct competition on Wednesday August 6th. Nine has scheduled a new episode of Two and a Half […]

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  • Returning: Double the Fist

    ‘Extreme comedy’ Double the Fist is coming back to ABC. The second season will screen first on ABC2, from 9:30pm Thursday August 14 and a day later on ABC1 at 11:20pm. Guests this series will include Bruce Spence, Kate Fitzpatrick, Hollie Andrew, Ahn Do, John Leary, Ian Turpie, and The Umbilical Brothers. The comedy team […]

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  • Airdate: Make Me a Supermodel

    Seven will whet appetites with audition episodes of Make Me a Supermodel prior to the Olympics smothering our screens. It airs at 7:30pm Wednesday August 6. Melbourne, Perth and Darwin will feature in the opening episode as judges Martin Walsh and Jackie Frank eye both male and female contenders. Sydney auditions follow the next day. […]

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