Headlines:

Sons And Daughters at 40

Barely two months after launching A Country Practice, the Seven Network had another soap, Sons And Daughters, ready to launch ahead of the start of the 1982 ratings season. The critics predictably slammed it, but Sons And Daughters was destined for success...
january 18 | televisionau.com

David Gulpilil, Iconic Indigenous Australian Actor, Dies at 68

David Gulpilil, an actor who who lit up the screen in his 1971 debut film “Walkabout” and recently starred in a biographical documentary about his remarkable life, has died. Gulpilil was diagnosed with lung cancer four years ago. He was 68.
november 29 | variety.com

The Kiwis behind the kids' show that knocked Peppa Pig off top spot

Bluey is a bona fide hit – and the latest season will have even more New Zealand touches in it.
november 26 | www.stuff.co.nz

Sam Neill, Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell headline cast of Foxtel’s ‘The Twelve’

Sam Neill will make a welcome return to Australian TV drama in Foxtel’s The Twelve, which begins production next week.
november 25 | www.if.com.au

ABC promising ‘dynamic, entertaining and inspiring’ programming for 2022

For the very young to the young at heart, and for everyone in between, in 2022 the ABC is promising it will have something for all Australians to connect with on ABC and ABC iview.
november 25 | tvblackbox.com.au

Release date for Hugo Weaving's new Australian drama Love Me is finally revealed - as the actor discusses his long-awaited television comeback

The Hugo Weaving-starring drama is the first original series by streaming service Binge, and all six episodes will be uploaded in one day.
november 13 | www.dailymail.co.uk

It’s been a bumper year, but Australian TV drama is on a knife’s edge

For fans of Australian TV comedy and drama, this is the best of times...But the real picture is more complicated. The scarcity of scripted content for 2022... suggests the industry is, in fact, on a knife’s edge.
october 31 | www.smh.com.au

Obituary: Bert Newton

Bert Newton, one of the pioneers and enduring personalities of Australian television, has died at the age of 83.
october 30 | televisionau.com

Vale: Bert Newton

Legendary entertainer Bert Newton has died, aged 83.
october 30 | tvtonight.com.au

Axed: Back to the Rafters ends at Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is not moving forward with any further episodes of Back to the Rafters.
october 29 | tvtonight.com.au

Lucy Lawless & Renee O'Connor Talk My Life is Murder Reunion, Xena Reboot, & More

The two actresses recently talked to Jamie Ruby of SciFi Vision in an exclusive interview on Zoom about reuniting for the series...
october 24 | scifivision.com

A New Gold Mountain spin-off?

Creatives behind the SBS period drama are in early discussions for more around the lead character Leung Wei Shing played by actor Yoson An.
october 25 | tvtonight.com.au

Kirk Torrance's role of a lifetime

Outrageous Fortune actor Kirk Torrance is in a starring role in The Pact, which promises to show him like never before.
october 23 | www.nzherald.co.nz

Actress Mabel Li sets the scene for representation on screen

Mabel Li reveals rich and wide-reaching nuances within her role as Zhang Lei in SBS’ New Gold Mountain series.
october 21 | harpersbazaar.com.au

Updates:

January 18...
The Tourist episode guide completed
NZ drama Ahikāroa added, guide complete thru series 2, series 3 guide in progress
Australian Survivor: Blood V Water added
January 07 - 17
Five Bedrooms series 3 guide completed
Mystic [NZ] series 2 guide completed
Under The Vines [NZ] guide and cast pages completed
The Tourist guide build started
Wolf Like Me added

previous updates

premieres:

January
31 - Australian Survivor: Blood Vs. Water
February
27 - Troppo (ABC)

birthdays:

January
1 - Debra Lawrance (1957)
1 - Richard Roxburgh (1964)
1 - Nicolle Dickson (1969)
1 - Radha Mitchell (1973)
1 - Maeve Dermody (1985)
1 - Lara Robinson (1998)
2 - Damien Bodie (1985)
3 - Kerry Armstrong (1958)
4 - Nikki Coghill (1964)
8 - Lauren Hewett (1981)
8 - Steve Jacobs (1967)
9 - Emma Roche (1976)
10 - Jeremy Cumpston (1967)
10 - Jeremy Sims (1966)
11 - Holly Brisley (1978)
11 - Peter Hardy (1957)
13 - Adam Zwar (1972)
13 - Annie Jones (1967)
14 - Zac Drayson (1983)
16 - Charlotte Best (1994)
18 - Petra Jared (1979)
18 - Sean Keenan (1993)
19 - Nash Edgeron (1973)
20 - Jane Hall (1971)
20 - Jodie Dry (1974)
20 - Dena Kaplan (1989)
20 - Kimberley Davies (1973)
21 - Marnie Kennedy (1994)
21 - Freya Stafford (1977)
21 - Rove McManus (1974)
21 - Sarah Lambert (1970)
22 - Abi Tucker (1973)
22 - Damian Walshe-Howling (1970)
23 - Rebekah Elmaloglou (1974)
24 - Melissa Tkautz (1974)
26 - Rebecca Ritters (1984)
29 - Jessica Marais (1985)
29 - Lynne McGranger (1953)
29 - Maggie Kirkpatrick (1941)
30 - Michelle Langstone (1979)
31 - Anthony LaPaglia (1959)
31 - Sophie Katanis (1979)
31 - Robert Grubb (1950)