Headlines:

Bill Kerr - obituary

Bill Kerr was a distinguished Australian character actor who made his name on radio in Hancock's Half Hour
august 29 | www.telegraph.co.uk

Veteran Aussie actor Bill Kerr dies

The beloved Australian actor Bill Kerr has died at the age of 92.
august 29 | au.news.yahoo.com

Stephen Curry stars in ABC comedy Timothy

Stephen Curry will star in a new comedy special, Timothy, set to screen as part of ABC Mental As... week in October.
august 27 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Josh Thomas and why no one is watching Australia's best comedy

Just as well the critics love Please Like Me when its creator and star can be so hard on himself — so who is the real Josh?
august 26 | www.theguardian.com

Fans campaign for more of 'The Young Doctors' on DVD

Fans of the classic Australian soap opera The Young Doctors are campaigning for the entire series to be resuscitated and released as a DVD box set.
august 21 | www.atvtoday.co.uk

Alex Dimitriades to star in The Principal for SBS

Alex Dimitriades will star in the upcoming SBS drama The Principal involving a murder at a boys' high school in South West Sydney.
august 22 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Another US remake for Oz drama

The Fox network has ordered a script for a pilot for a one-hour series adapted from Essential Media and Entertainment's trio of telepics starring Guy Pearce as a former criminal lawyer turned private investigator and debt collector.
august 21 | if.com.au

Blue Heelers: John Wood reveals what we never knew

He's arguably Australia's most famous TV cop and now, 20 years after Blue Heelers first hit our screens, John Wood is revealing never-before-heard details about the show.
august 13 | www.news.com.au

Redern Now finale will be a standalone telemovie

ABC drama series Redfern Now will wrap its run with a one off telemovie that goes into production today.
august 13 | www.mediaday.com.au

Vale: Jerome Ehlers

Respected Actor and Writer Jerome Ehlers, who appeared in Rake, House Husbands and Crownies, has died following a battle with cancer, aged 55.
august 12 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Cast comes out of Hiding

James Stewart, Kate Jenkinson, Lincoln Younes and Olivia DeJonge will play a family that's forced to enter a witness protection program in Hiding, an eight-part drama for the ABC.
august 08 | if.com.au

Screen Australia greenlights new film, TV slate worth $80 Million

Four major new Australian TV dramas and five new feature films have been greenlit, after agency Screen Australia said on Wednesday it had approved production funding of AUS$12 million for twelve projects that will trigger $80 million worth of production.
august 07 | www.mediaday.com.au

Everything you need to know about Offspring now its finished

Offspring just wrapped up? The tears are still flowing? You feel like the Proudmans have been ripped away from you leaving a giant gaping hole? Don't worry we have compiled everything you need to know — from the Nina fashion and lifestyle effect, the secret behind the scarf, to an exclusive chat with uber producer John Edwards about the future of our favourite show.
august 07 | www.news.com.au

Foxtel to produce political thriller set in Canberra

A new political thriller based in Canberra, based on a book by written by journalists Chris Uhlmann and Steve Lewis, is set to become a Foxtel miniseries.
august 06 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Nadia turns to Restoration

Former City Homicide actress Nadia Townsend has joined the cast of a new sci-fi miniseries which will screen online, following a successful Kickstarter campaign.
august 05 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Office the new frontline

Government bureaucracy and the absurdity of office life collide in Utopia, the latest comedy from Working Dog, the brains trust behind hit series including Frontline, The Panel, Thank God You're Here and The Hollowmen.
august 04 | au.news.yahoo.com

Offspring wraps its fifth season with a TV future in limbo

For five years, fans of Offspring have laughed, cried and, sometimes, just about torn their hair out in frustration at the antics of Asher Keddie's alter-ego Nina Proudman and her crazy extended family.
august 03 | www.news.com.au

TV3 announces Outrageous Fortune prequel

Outrageous Fortune is coming back, with MediaWorks TV announcing it has commissioned a prequel... The series will be set in the 1970s against a backdrop of real-life historical events and will tell the story of legendary safe cracker and career criminal Ted West, his wife Rita and their son Wolfgang.
july 31 | www.3news.co.nz

Updates:

August 26...
House Husbands guide updated to finale
Wonderland episode guide updated
Lockie Leonard series 1 guide upgraded
Utopia episode guide updated
August 19 - 25
Winners & Losers guide updated
House Husbands episode guide updated
Wonderland episode guide updated
Die on Your Feet added
Utopia episode guide updated
Brides of Christ episode guide pics upgraded
Please Like Me episode guide updated
Winners & Losers guide updated

previous updates

airdates:

September
09 - Devil's Playground (Showcase)
October
tba - Danger 5: series 2 (SBS)

Ratings Top 10

August 17 - 23
1.499m - The Block Glasshouse - Sun
1.409m - Nine News - Sunday
1.282m - The Block Glasshouse - Mon
1.260m - Seven News - Sun
1.192m - The Block Glasshouse - Tue
1.133m - The X Factor - Live Performance
1.082m - Nine News
1.075m - The X Factor Live - Results
1.057m - The Block Glasshouse -Wed
1.049m - 60 Minutes

birthdays:

August
1 - Les Hill (1973)
2 - Sam Worthington (1976)
4 - Jamie Croft (1981)
5 - John Jarratt (1951)
6 - Melissa George (1976)
7 - Sophie Lee (1968)
7 - Graeme Blundell (1945)
9 - Eric Bana (1968)
11 - Chris Hemsworth (1983)
14 - Kate Ritchie (1978)
15 - Brooke Anderson (1981)
16 - Brendan Cowell (1976)
16 - Jeremy Kewley (1960)
17 - Noni Hazlehurst (1953)
17 - Shane Briant (1946)
17 - Shane Porteous (1942)
18 - Brooke Harmon (1985)
20 - John Noble (1948)
21 - Anne-Louise Lambert (1955)
22 - Shane Withington (1958)
23 - Rowena Wallace (1947)
24 - Rachael Carpani (1980)
25 - Aaron Jeffery (1970)
29 - Jay Ryan (1981)
30 - Kimberley Joseph (1973)
31 - Jack Thompson (1940)