Daily Picks: Wednesday 3rd April

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Mr and Mrs Murder – 8:30pm, Ch10 Has found a loyal, albeit modest, following for Channel Ten. When Cardwell Stable’s vet is murdered with an overdose of ketamine, Nicola and Charlie saddle up to investigate. They uncover a despicable secret and the field of suspects immediately narrows. Peter Phelps guest stars tonight. I for one…

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Daily Picks: Wednesday 20th March

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Tractor Monkeys – 8:30pm, ABC1 I won’t mention the name of this show, because I have no idea what it’s meant to mean either. Host Merrick Watts and team captains Dave O’Neil and Monty Dimond are joined by some of Australia’s favourite comedians for an exciting interactive comedy game quiz show, that romps down memory…

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Parade’s End moved to Gem

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After dismal ratings last week Channel Nine has moved Parade’s End from its main channel to Gem – to screen from 9:30pm Wednesdays. The show failed to connect with viewers with just 453,000 tuning in for last week’s 8:30pm episode, and a dismal 322,000 for the second ep. The move is a blow to Nine,…

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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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Biggest Loser returning on Sunday March 17th

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The Biggest Loser will be returning to Channel Ten on Sunday March 17th, launching at 6:45pm straight after the Formula One Grand Prix. This year the focus is on parent and child relationships, with 7 teams of two getting ready to battle it out. Trainers Michelle Bridges, Shannan Ponton and Steve “Commando” Willis will all…

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First Look: Mr and Mrs Murder

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I like a lot of others caught the series premiere of Mr and Mrs Murder last night, and I must say I was impressed with what I saw. The series focused on crime-cleaners Charlie and Nicola Buchanan (Shaun Micallef and Kat Stewart), a kooky couple who try and solve the crimes the cop can’t themselves…

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