Downton Abbey Ending?

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Is period drama Downton Abbey set to end? That’s the buzz around the UK after creator Julian Fellowes hinted that the 5th series of the popular show may well be its last. Personally I’m not much of a fan of the show, but perhaps I’m in the wrong age bracket. In any case I’m well aware that…

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Parade’s End flops for Nine

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It had been touted by many as nothing more a Downton Abbey clone, yet in term’s of ratings Parade’s End couldn’t be any further apart. The BBC2-produced series averaged a paltry 453,000 viewers on Channel Nine within its first hour, dropping even further for its second episode.to 322,000. Meanwhile Downton Abbey had 1.31 million people…

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Daily Picks: Wednesday 6th March

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Parade’s End (series premiere)- 8:30pm, Ch9 Channel Nine is launching with two episodes of this British drama, which in reality is just a carbon copy of Downton Abbey. Tonight’s description by Nine is decidedly generic: Moving from the glittering yet shallow world of London high society to the trench-scarred battlefields of France, this is the story of…

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Daily Picks: Sunday 3rd March

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Modern Family – 7pm, Ch10 Gloria and Jay try to make Manny’s 14th birthday extra special by planning a surprise party; Haley starts hanging out with a much older guy. And the baby arrives… 60 Minutes – 7:30pm, Ch9 Sad news yesterday about the loss of journalist Peter Harvey – let’s pay our respect and…

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60 Minutes becomes 90 Minutes

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This week 60 Minutes is planning on airing for 90 minutes from 7:30-9pm rather than finishing at the usual 8:30pm. Besides the obvious issue with the name of the show now not making any sense (Hey Hey It’s Saturday on a Wednesday anyone??), I feel that this is just a deliberate ploy by Channel Nine…

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Daily Picks: Sunday 10th February

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Modern Family (series return) – 7pm, Ch10 In this series return, Jay and Manny are pushed out of their comfort zones when they attend a kid’s Olympics-themed birthday party, and Claire brings Gloria along on a trip to Costco. This is without doubt of the funniest comedies currently on Australian television, with the cast constantly…

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