Headlines:

Miss Fisher movie to film from October

Essie Davis and the cast of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries are reuniting for the feature film Miss Fisher & The Crypt of Tears. Production will finally get underway in Morocco and Melbourne in October
may 21 | tvtonight.com.au

Production begins on SBS Australia's female boxing drama

The Ropes, a four-part drama for Australian broadcaster SBS, has gone into production today (May 21) in Sydney's western suburbs.
may 21 | tbivision.com

Aaron Pedersen's home truths about love, life, Judy Davis and Mystery Road

Ask actor Aaron Pedersen what it was like working alongside Judy Davis in the ABC's upcoming outback detective series Mystery Road and buckle in for an enthusiastic answer.
may 19 | thenewdaily.com.au

Foxtel unveils gothic drama Lambs of God

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel has announced the commission of its "landmark event drama" for 2019, a dark gothic tale called Lambs of God.
may 14 | www.rapidtvnews.com

Foxtel Showcase's Picnic At Hanging Rock is a game changer for Aussie TV

LILY Sullivan is one of a bevy of Australian onscreen youngsters whose careers are expected to skyrocket after stunning performances in Picnic At Hanging Rock
may 04 | www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au

Obituary: Cathy Godbold

Former television actress Cathy Godbold has died at the age of 43 after a ten-year battle with cancer.
may 05 | televisionau.com

Greg Haddrick quits Screentime to launch production business Rainfall Creations

One of Australia's leading and multi-award winning creatives, Greg Haddrick, has established his own production entity Rainfall Creations to develop original and innovative concepts for a global audience.
may 04 | mediaweek.com.au

Harrow returns for second season

Australian broadcaster ABC has confirmed a second season of Ioan Gruffudd-fronted crime drama Harrow, produced by Disney's ABC Studios International, that will start shooting in September.
may 02 | deadline.com

'The industry will be gutted': why Australian film and TV is fighting for its life

In a globalised landscape, how do we protect and project Australian stories? The film and television industry is facing a dangerous moment
april 29 | www.theguardian.com

This Man Doesn't Star in Every Australian TV Show. It Just Seems That Way.

In the relatively cozy confines of Australian television production, it's not surprising that actors would turn up in one show after another... Even by Aussie standards, though, Patrick Brammall is busy. And his recent work is all over American streaming video.
april 20 | www.nytimes.com

Tony Tilse looks forward to the challenge of directing the 'Miss Fisher' movie

Pursuing his passion for projects that take him out of his comfort zone, Tony Tilse is in Indonesia shooting Grisse, a period drama commissioned by HBO Asia. After that wraps, the director will face a different challenge as he starts pre-production on Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears.
april 16 | www.if.com.au

Screen Australia, FilmVic supports Blake telemovie

Screen Australia has made the rare move of financially backing Seven's telemovie The Blake Mysteries, breaking away from its regular policy, to keep the project alive.
april 18 | tvtonight.com.au

Blake telemovie to proceed at Seven without Craig McLachlan

A 90-minute telemovie, retitled as The Blake Mysteries, will see Doctor Lucien Blake disappear in mysterious circumstances, with housekeeper and new bride Jean Beazley (Nadine Garner) to take on a more central role.
april 14 | tvtonight.com.au

'Wanted': On Women and Female Fugitives in Modern Media

Even in a current show that works against genre conventions by casting two female leads, women are still bound for one of two institutions.
april 10 | www.popmatters.com

New faces to join Wentworth in season six

Acclaimed actors Susie Porter and Leah Purcell and newcomer Rarriwuy Hick will join the cast of Wentworth season six... Wentworth will return to Foxtel's Showcase channel on June 19.
april 04 | thewest.com.au

Updates:

May 01...
The New Legends of Monkey episode guide reformatted
Picnic at Hanging Rock episode guide started and completed
Mystery Road episode guide started
Bed of Roses series 1 guide upgraded with new pics
Harrow episode guide completed
Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You added
Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You episode guide completed
Wentworth adaptations page added
Site redesigned for the first time in 28 months (adjustments are ongoing)
April 01 - 30
A Place to Call Home series 5 guide finally completed
Kiki and Kitty episode guide completed
Harrow episode guide updated
Harrow episode guide updated to finale
Survivor NZ: Thailand added
Sando episode guide completed
Wentworth episode guide given a complete overhaul. New format sees +1600 big new images and some longer summaries.

previous updates

airdates:

June
03 - Mystery Road (ABC)
19 - Wentworth: series 6 (Showcase)

birthdays:

May
2 - Anna McGahan (1988)
3 - Richard Sutherland (1971)
5 - Dieter Brummer (1976)
6 - Alan Dale (1947)
6 - Gina Riley (1961)
7 - Justin Melvey (1969)
10 - Rachel Gordon (1976)
11 - Anita Hegh (1972)
11 - Holly Valance (1983)
11 - Justin Rosniak (1977)
12 - Glenn Robbins (1956)
12 - Anthony Brandon Wong (1965)
14 - Cate Blanchett (1969)
14 - David Reyne (1959)
14 - Ada Nicodemou (1977)
15 - John Orcsik (1945)
16 - Celia Ireland (1966)
19 - Claudia Karvan (1972)
19 - James Reyne (1957)
21 - Brett Tucker (1972)
21 - Josephine Mitchell (1965)
21 - Inge Hornstra (1974)
21 - Belinda Bromilow (1975)
22 - Gary Sweet (1957)
24 - Brian Wenzel (1929)
25 - Jansen Spencer (1981)
26 - Marieke Hardy (1976)
26 - Racheal Blake (1971)
26 - Jolene Anderson (1980)
27 - Sara Wiseman (1972)
28 - Kylie Minogue (1968)
28 - Beth Allen (1984)
29 - Louise Siversen (1958)