New comedy teams announced for Fresh Blood

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 4:52 am

20 emerging comedy teams have been jointly funded in the latest Fresh Blood initiative by Screen Australia and ABC. A whopping 364 applications were received in total. Each team will receive $15,000 to create 3 x 3-5min sketches and join a two-day workshop in June. They include everything from slapstick to sitcom, game show, animation and

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Airdate: SS-GB

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 3:58 am

BBC First has now confirmed its Australian premiere date for SS-GB, the 5 part thriller based on the premise that the Germans won the Battle of Britain. Starring Sam Riley (Control, Maleficent) as Detective Douglas Archer, and Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, Superman Returns) as US journalist Barbara Barga, it begins Sunday, May 7 at 8.30pm. The series

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Foreign Correspondent: Mar 28

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 3:02 am

Tonight Foreign Correspondent looks at corruption within India’s booming construction industry -and the “sand mafia” that has emerged. India’s building boom has spawned a “sand mafia” that is plundering the environment and even killing those who get in its way. But as Samantha Hawley reports, some people refuse to be intimidated. The world is running

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TV Week defends blokes in Gold Logie backlash

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 2:35 am

TV Week has taken the unusual step of responding to critics who have questioned the lack of female representation in the Gold Logie category. On a Bauer Media blog, editor Emma Nolan defends the 5 males and 1 female as being the choice of readers who have responded in record numbers (although there is no

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Foxtel breaches political ad rule

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 1:52 am

A Marriage Equality ad that ran in commercial breaks during The Bolt Report has been ruled as political content by the media watchdog. But Foxtel’s broadcast failed to indicate who had authorised the broadcast, leaving the Pay TV provider in breach of the Broadcasting Services Act. The Equality Campaign’s ‘Marriage Equality: It’s only fair’ series

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MKR tops Monday, Biggest Loser slips even lower.

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 12:49 am

My Kitchen Rules got a boost last night as 9 teams competed in Kitchen HQ. The show rose to 1.25m, enough to eclipse Married at First Sight which dipped to 1.16m. But the real drama was over at The Biggest Loser: Transformed -at just 284,000 it was the lowest number so far this season. Where will

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Monday 27 March 2017

Par dans TV le March 28, 2017 à 12:23 am

Report:  Daily Free-to-Air Share Channels: All Free-to-Air Channels Market: 5 City Metro (aggregate figure) Demographics: Total People Day-part: 18:00 – 24:00 Day: Monday Deliverable: Overnight, Consolidated 7 and Consolidated 28 Channel Overnight Consolidated 7 Consolidated 28 27/03/2017 20/03/2017 27/02/2017 ABC 12.4% 12.2% 12.5% ABC2 2.6% 2.9% 2.3% ABC ME 0.4% 0.5% 0.6% ABC News 24

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Who deserves the Hall of Fame this year?

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:58 pm

We are just weeks away from honouring another industry legend into the Logies Hall of Fame. As many readers know this site has campaigned long and hard for more women to be inducted, last year rewarded with Noni Hazlehurst’s honour. So we now have 2 women and 27 men represented. Rather than stick to an

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Bold & the Beautiful marks 30 years

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:55 pm

Legendary US soap The Bold & the Beautiful last week marked its 30th Anniversary, the same day it landed 23 Daytime Emmy nominations. The show premiered on March 23, 1987 and has now chalked up over 7000 episodes. In between its glossy melodrama and elongated scenes the show has tackled transgender love, homelessness, alcohol addiction, child

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AMA brands Pete Evans as “irresponsible”

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:50 pm

If My Kitchen Rules judge Pete Evans thought he was silencing his critics with his Sunday Night interview he was wrong. After was interviewed by Alex Cullen over his Paleo lifestyle and his controversial thoughts on fluoride, dairy and sunscreen. But many media accused the segment of being little more than a 20-minute promotion for

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Returning: Silent Witness

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:45 pm

Season 19 of Silent Witness begins on ABC in early April. Dr Nikki Alexander (Emilia Fox), Dr Thomas Chamberlain (Richard Lintern) and Dr Jack Hodgson (David Caves) are back as the dedicated team of forensic pathologists. This screened in the UK in January 2016. This series sees Nikki (Fox) investigate a murder that’s a carbon

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Insight: Mar 28

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:43 pm

What’s the difference between a family business that succeeds, and one that fails? How do you maintain family relationships when you work together? Tonight, on Insight Jenny Brockie and guests are talk business … relatively speaking. It’s difficult to get along with family at the best of times. So, what’s it like going into business

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Returning: Veep

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:41 pm

Season 6 of Veep kicks off in a month’s time on Showcase. It begins with a double episode premiere Wednesdays from April 26 at 8.30pm on Showcase. This will be 10 days after its US return. The sixth season of the acclaimed comedy that takes a sharp, satirical look at the insular world of politics,

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Hack Live

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 2:00 pm

Tom Tilley tackles sex addiction, libido & how to tell when it’s out of control. 9:30pm Tuesday on ABC2. Bones Travel Guides The Indian Dream Hotel: On Tour NCIS Atlanta Share this:

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Adrien Brody joins Peaky Blinders

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 8:25 am

Adrien Brody has joined the fourth season of UK gangster saga, Peaky Blinders. Filming began last week in Liverpool with Cillian Murphy reprising his role as gang leader, Thomas Shelby. Also returning are Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole, Sophie Rundle, Finn Cole, Aimee-Ffion Edwards and Kate Phillips. Tom Hardy also returns as Jewish gang

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Execs sing their Logie praises

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 7:45 am

A number of Television executives have taken the opportunity to congratulate those involved in their productions that have attracted Logie nominations on the weekend. ABC led the field with 41 nominations – the most ever by any network – across viewer and jury-voted categories. David Anderson, ABC Director of Television, said: “The ABC is committed

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SKY News presenter Mark Latham may be facing legal action on dual fronts with ABC Radio presenter and comedian Wendy Harmer firing off a letter following comments on SKY News yesterday. Latham’s comments came after Harmer tweeted that she was considering cancelling her Foxtel subscription due to SKY News. Happy to watch a range of views on

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Beat Bugs lands Daytime Emmy nomination

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 5:50 am

Aussie-created animated series Beat Bugs has been nominated in the Daytime Emmy technical & craft awards. The Josh Wakley series, produced from Seven and Netflix, is up for: Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated ProgramOutstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated ProgramOutstanding Main Title and Graphic DesignerOutstanding Sound Mixing – Preschool Animated ProgramOutstanding Sound Editing –

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Some things you just can’t unsee… Studio 10 viewers (and especially Sarah Harris, Denise Drysdale and Ita Buttrose) copped an eyeful this morning after Joe Hildebrand fulfilled a dare, by running starkers through the studio. “I’ll run naked around the studio if we get nominated. I’m just giving Australia what it wants,” he had warned. I

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Sunrise undertakes US ‘mystery tour’

Par dans TV le March 27, 2017 à 5:04 am

Sunrise is headed to the USA next week for a “five-day mystery tour” in which viewers will vote for the destinations from a shortlist. The team will have less than 24 hours to move between locations in Hawaii, California, Nevada, Texas and ‘Southern States.’ “This is the experience of a lifetime – and all the power

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