Headlines:

Vale: Ronald Falk

Veteran Australian actor Ronald Falk, who has a long list of stage and screen credits, has died, aged 80. Falk continued to work in his senior years, only this month appearing in Foxtel's Secret City
june 29 | www.tvtonight.com.au

SBS commisions The Family Law for second season

SBS has today confirmed a second season of The Family Law is in production.
june 27 | decidertv.com

Why fans are rejoicing over Offspring's return

Some shows are all blood and guts and spectacle, but what makes Offspring resonate for its many fans are the simple joys of being alive.
june 23 | www.theage.com.au

Australian Kids Book Series 'Alice-Miranda' to Be Adapted as TV Show

SLR Productions and Germany's ZDF Enterprises will produce a half-hour animated series based on the best-selling books from author Jacqueline Harvey.
june 20 | www.hollywoodreporter.com

The Young Doctors: laughter medicine of yesteryear

The Young Doctors was Reg Grundy's first really big hit, with its stories about romances among the staff of the fictitious Albert Memorial. It became the first Australian serial to be sold internationally. Despite running for an astounding 1,396 episodes, which was then a record (since overtaken by Home and Away and Neighbours), it never won an award of any sort.
june 17 | www.australiantimes.co.uk

Richard Roxburgh returns for Blue Murder sequel

Production is said to be underway on High Road, a sequel to the acclaimed 1995 miniseries Blue Murder, for the Seven Network.
june 16 | www.tvtonight.com.au

'Game Of Thrones' Star Iain Glen On His New Aboriginal Superhero Series And Ser Jorah's Future

The dashing Scottish actor, who plays noble knight Ser Jorah Mormont on GoT, discusses his new, trailblazing Sundance TV drama and much more.
june 15 | www.thedailybeast.com

Westside romps its way down nostalgia lane

After the first series tore through the 70s like a Kiwi Forrest Gump, with various historical New Zealand events playing out in the background of each episode, the new series opens in the summer of 1981.
june 09 | www.nzherald.co.nz

Jailbird Sigrid on second term

It may sound like a coup for Foxtel's gritty prison drama Wentworth to add a Prisoner alumnus to its stellar ensemble cast. But seasoned actress Sigrid Thornton couldn't wait to join the fourth season of the award- winning series
june 09 | au.news.yahoo.com

ABC TV content gets boost from Victoria worth $80 million over two years

Just two days after NSW announced a $20 million pool designed to lure film and television production to the state, Victoria has responded with a pot of gold it claims will ensure at least $80 million worth of drama and comedy production happens south of the Murray
june 10 | www.smh.com.au

'Made in NSW' fund hopes to poach TV productions

The NSW government is doubling funding for production in New South Wales, from $20m to almost $40m over the next two years in a bid to boost production.
june 08 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Number 96: smashing taboos in the 1970s

NFSA Publicity Coordinator Jemma Pietrus speaks to three Number 96 experts — producer David Sale, TV historian Andrew Mercado and author Nigel Giles — about the groundbreaking 1970s soap opera.
june 06 | nfsa.gov.au

ABC's Indigenous hero series Cleverman wins plaudits both at home and abroad after 'superb' premiere

ABC's new indigenous superhero series is off to a flying start, with Cleverman already renewed for a second season after it premiered to rave reviews both at home and abroad.
june 03 | www.smh.com.au

Cleverman: the show that'll revolutionise Aussie TV

In years to come, the ABC's Cleverman will be seen as a game-changer in Australian drama. It reaches deep into Australia's cultural history... to produce a storyline that delivers a superhero, an Australian genre-piece that's up there with the likes of True Blood and — if we choose to see it — a searing indictment of how this country deals with people it doesn't know how to treat humanely.
june 03 | www.smh.com.au

ABC Renews Cleverman For Second Season

ABC and SundanceTV have announced that a second season of the Australian Sci-Fi drama Cleverman will go into production later this year.
june 02 | decidertv.com

ABC commissions Newton's Law from Miss Fisher producers

After announcing a third season of Janet King (and with a fortune season of Rake on air), a new series from the creators of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Newton's Law, has been announced for the national broadcaster in 2017.
june 02 | www.mediaday.com.au

Updates:

June 27...
Westside [NZ] episode guide updated
Winners & Losers series 5 guide started
Love Child episode guide updated
Wentworth episode guide updated
Secret City episode guide updated
June 20 - 26
Cleverman episode guide updated
Rake guide updated
Barracuda added
Westside [NZ] episode guide updated
Love Child episode guide updated
Wentworth episode guide updated
Offspring episode guide updated

previous updates

airdates:

June
29 - Offspring (Ten)
July
04 - The Kettering Incident (Showcase)
05 - Winners and Losers (Seven)
10 - Barracuda (ABC)

birthdays:

June
1 - Brian Cox (1946)
1 - Caroline Craig (1969)
1 - Bill Young (1950)
1 - Jason Donovan (1968)
4 - Rachel Griffiths (1968)
6 - Andrew McFarlane (1951)
6 - Jacinta Stapleton (1979)
7 - Anthony Simcoe (1969)
7 - Gia Carides (1964)
9 - Jane Kennedy (1964)
11 - Claire Holt (1988)
12 - Frances O'Connor (1969)
12 - Kieran Darcy-Smith (1965)
12 - Samantha Tolj (1982)
12 - Tom Oliver (1938)
15 - Nina Liu (1977)
15 - Dan Paris (1973)
18 - Nick Tate (1942)
19 - Anthony Phelan (1954)
20 - Nicole Kidman (1967)
23 - Bryan Brown (1947)
23 - Tara Morice (1964)
23 - Joel Edgerton (1974)
28 - Sandy Gore (1950)
29 - Chris Egan (1984)