Headlines:

ABC’S Hardball scores sweet-as Emmy Award

The lively story of fish-out-of-water Mikey and his dream to become the sweetest-bestest-acest handball champ in Western Sydney was the only Australian recipient of the global awards, winning the Kids: Live-Action Emmy
october 15 | tvblackbox.com.au

“We obviously want to keep going”: will The Heights return?

Fans of The Heights last night took to social media after its Season 2 finale, all wanting to know one thing: will there be more?
october 02 | tvtonight.com.au

Big Bluey news | the kid’s favourite has been greenlit for a new season

ABC, BBC Studios and Screen Australia are thrilled to announce that the award-winning animation series Bluey has been greenlit for a new series.
october 01 | tvblackbox.com.au

Filming begins on The Unusual Suspects for SBS

Filming began in Sydney this week on upcoming SBS drama / comedy commission The Unusual Suspects.
september 29 | tvtonight.com.au

A star is born as Claudia Karvan gives TV novice a career bump

To say Kelsey Munro is living a dream is almost an understatement. With little experience and no screen credits in television, the 44-year-old is now having her first show produced by none other than Claudia Karvan and John Edwards.
september 27 | www.smh.com.au

HBO confirmed as official partner on ‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ spin-off ‘Miss S’

Miss S, the new Chinese scripted format adaptation of the globally popular Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, will air across South East Asia following a drama deal struck by leading independent distributor all3media international with WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks Asia Pacific... This is the first Australian television series to have been re-versioned in China.
september 16 | tva.onscreenasia.com

Wentworth wraps filming

Wentworth completed its final filming on Friday, bringing to an end 100 episodes of the acclaimed Foxtel series.
september 07 | tvtonight.com.au

Spiritual awakening

Matchbox Pictures’ ‘genre-bending’ four-parter Hungry Ghosts breaks new ground with a story set among a Vietnamese-Australian community where the trauma of the Vietnam War is reawakened in the form of ghosts.
august 24 | dramaquarterly.com

Buckle up as SBS commissions new heist series The Unusual Suspects

SBS today announced the talented and award-winning creative team behind its new original Australian fiction commission The Unusual Suspects, as pre-production commences in Sydney.
august 17 | tvblackbox.com.au

Between hope and threat, children's television takes advantage of sales

As ACTF head Jenny Buckland emphasises, the sector is adaptable, is attracting new creators and sells well. It has everything going for it – sort of.
august 14 | www.artshub.com.au

New ABC drama series The Fires is inspired by Australia’s devastating bushfire season

The Fires, set to air on ABC, is a serialised anthology inspired by the extraordinary stories of the people who survived last summer’s catastrophic fire season and continue to endure their aftermath today.
august 13 | thewest.com.au

Thomas Jane to star in crime drama series Troppo

Thomas Jane (The Expanse) is set to star in and executive produce the new crime drama series Troppo. The series will be an adaptation of Candice Fox’s crime novel Crimson Lake which is set in Queensland, Australia.
august 07 | www.flickeringmyth.com

Hoodlum Entertainment resumes shooting ‘Harrow’ 3

Filming of the third season of Hoodlum Entertainment/the ABC’s Harrow resumed on Monday in Brisbane and South-East Queensland after star Ioan Gruffudd came out of quarantine.
august 05 | www.if.com.au

John Wood spills ‘Blue Heelers’ secrets in memoir ‘How I Clawed My Way To The Middle’

John Wood has opened up about the real reason Channel 7 chose to axe Blue Heelers.
august 04 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au

RFDS cameras roll in Broken Hill for Channel 7 as full cast announced

The gripping new eight-hour drama is based in Australia’s red centre, where the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service navigate private lives as turbulent and profound as the heart stopping emergencies they attend.
august 03 | tvblackbox.com.au

Updates:

October 20...
Westside [NZ] guide updated
Heartbreak High series 6 guide images replaced and missing credits added
October 12 - 19
The Sounds [NZ/CA] guide completed
Mean Mums [NZ] guide updated
Golden Boy [NZ] guide updated
Westside [NZ] episode guide updated
Heartbreak High series 5 images replaced
Bluey series 2 guide updated as series resumes

previous updates

premieres:

October
26 - Bluey

birthdays:

October
1 - Cariba Heine (1988)
2 - Lorrae Desmond (1932)
3 - Francis Greenslade (1962)
5 - Guy Pearce (1967)
8 - Paul Hogan (1939)
8 - Martin Henderson (1974)
8 - Simon Burke (1961)
9 - Brett Partridge (1965)
10 - Geoff Morrell (1948)
11 - Marcus Graham (1963)
11 - Claudia Black (1973)
12 - Hugh Jackman (1968)
13 - Wayne Pygram (1959)
15 - Leeanne Walsman (1980)
16 - Martin Sacks (1959)
17 - Phoebe Tonkin (1988)
17 - Rhys Muldoon (1965)
18 - Lisa Chappell (1968)
18 - Liz Burch (1954)
20 - Gracie Gilbert (1992)
22 - John Howard (1952)
24 - Raelee Hill (1972)
25 - Belinda Cotterill (1974)
27 - Paul Tassone (1969)
27 - Melanie Vallejo (1979)
28 - Terence Donovan (1942)
30 - Garry McDonald (1948)