Returning: TBL Families


The Biggest Loser lived up to its name last year, with terrible ratings and critics panning its decision to focus on an entire town. That town was Ararat, one of Australia’s fattest living areas. For reason that defies belief Ten insisted on showing the series during the Winter Olympics of early 2014, resulting in audience confusion…

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Cat Videos at 7:30pm? Only on Channel Seven!

If you thought Channel Seven scrapped the bottom of the barrel with most of its other programming, the network is preparing to go a step further tonight. Cats Make You Laugh Out Loud is premiering tonight in the 7:30pm slot, after Seven decided to remove Restaurant Revolution from the schedule following poor ratings. Cats Make You…

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Redfoo’s New Project


Former The X Factor judge Redfoo has a new gig, signing on to front a new music show for MTV. The network today announced the upcoming launch of a new music-driven series, Say It In Song, hosted by Grammy-nominated performing artist Redfoo, which proves music really is the universal language. Spotlighting music’s unique ability to connect people in an emotional and powerful…

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Luke Jacobz charged with drink-driving


The X Factor host Luke Jacobz has been charged with his second drink driving offence. Jacobz was breath tested while driving a Toyota four-wheel-drive down Anzac Parade in the Sydney suburb of Moore Park at 11.20am on May 31, returning a blood-alcohol level of .116. Prior to The X Factor, Jacobz found fame as the host of…

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The Bachelor interview lifts The Project


The first television interview with The Bachelor’s Blake Garvey and Sam Frost by Carrie Bickmore drew 1.192 viewers to the 7pm portion of The Project. Earlier the show drew an average of 793,000 for the first half of the show from 6:30pm. It seems plenty of viewers were keen to hear all the details regarding reasons for why…

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Wake Up Christmas Beach Party


In an ambitious move, breakfast show Wake Up will tomorrow be holding its first ever Christmas Beach Party live on the sand of Queenscliff Beach. From 6:30pm the Manly area will come alive with rides including a ferris wheel, jumping castle, petting zoo and a pirate zoo, plus special performances from The X Factor runner-up Taylor Henderson. And of…

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Radio Spot: Tuesday 30th July


From today onwards I’ll be hopefully uploading the radio spot that I do each week for North West FM. Every Tuesday I come in to the studio for a few minutes to discuss what’s been happening in the world of television. This week host Matthew Mangan and myself got chatting about the big launches of…

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X Factor Judges


LMFAO singer Redfoo and former Australia’s Got Talent judge Dannii Minogue will join Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Ronan Keating on the new series of The X Factor Australia. Redfoo, real name Stefan Kendal Cordy, is looking forward to his role – and is not phased by the fact he is replacing Guy Sebastian. “The main key…

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