Headlines:

A Place to Call Home finds a spot on Foxtel after Channel 7 axing

In an unprecedented arrangement, Seven Productions has commissioned to produce A Place to Call Home exclusively for Foxtel. A Foxtel spokesman confirmed the original cast had been reassembled and filming would resume around Camden and Wollondilly shire in March.
october 25 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Screen Australia eases co-production guidelines

At 7.30pm on Tuesday October 20 1964, the first episode of the locally made crime drama Homicide screened on Channel 7. What Australians would see on their TV screens would never be the same.
october 21 | dailyreview.crikey.com.au

Screen Australia eases co-production guidelines

Screen Australia has simplified its official co-production guidelines, removing elements that producers said were "complex and inflexible" in a bid to get more international film and TV co-ventures off the ground.
october 21 | www.mediaday.com.au

Stars come out for It's a date

Dating stories, we've all got them. Whether single and dining out on latest romantic adventures or, if coupled up, answering the inevitable "so, how did you two meet?" dating stories provide common ground socially. They're also an endlessly rich source of both comedic and dramatic material, a fact not lost on Peter Helliar.
october 19 | www.smh.com.au

Homicide: 50 years on

Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first appearance of Homicide on Australian television. The series, produced by Crawford Productions, wasn't the first drama produced by Australian television but was the first to demonstrate that Australian audiences would watch locally-produced drama in overwhelming numbers.
october 20 | televisionau.com

Bondi Hipsters become Soul Mates in new time-travel show

Christiaan Van Vuuren has to admit he was getting a bit sick of the Bondi Hipsters... That's why [he along with brother Connor and their friend Nick Boshier] decided to expand their efforts into the rather odd comedy series Soul Mates
october 19 | www.smh.com.au

Former Neighbours and Bold and the Beautiful star Ashleigh Brewer creates a storm

After being Kate Ramsay in Neighbours, Ashleigh Brewer talks about her demanding role in the world's most popular soap The Bold and the Beautiful.
october 18 | www.couriermail.com.au

The Blinky Bill Movie To Feature Star Australian Cast

Ryan Kwanten, Toni Collette, Robin McLeavy and Deborah Mailman join cast for Blinky's return to the big screen.
october 14 | www.craveonline.com

Airdate: 50 Years Of Homicide

Nostalgic TV fans take note, Seven has scheduled a special 50 Years Of Homicide for next Wednesday night... Homicide was produced by Crawford Productions for 510 episodes, widely regarded as the first major drama series to be produced in Australia when foreign series dominated.
october 18 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Jane Campion's 'Top of the Lake' Gets Second Season

Jane Campion and writer Gerard Lee are moving ahead on a second season of their award-winning mystery drama Top of the Lake.
october 15 | www.hollywoodreporter.com

New home for A Place to Call Home

Pay TV platform Foxtel has finalised a deal that will save the Seven Network drama A Place to Call Home... Foxtel would not confirm that a deal has been done to save the program... But the deal has been whispered about at the annual television program sales market Mipcom, in Cannes, France, this week
october 15 | www.smh.com.au

Son of a gun, Thwaites was back

The last time Brenton Thwaites was in Perth, he was a burgeoning actor just starting out in feature films... But a lot can happen in 18 months, and Thwaites has now become Australia's newest Hollywood export
october 14 | au.news.yahoo.com

Wonderland stars Anna Bamford and Glenn McMillan talk life on set

She might play a good-girl-next-door character on Wonderland, but fan favourite Anna Bamford says she is keen to explore Miranda's dark side in future episodes of Ten's series.
october 12 | www.theherald.com.au

Jacki Weaver finds plenty of opportunity in Hollywood -- and beyond

Jacki Weaver never planned on a Hollywood movie career. It just happened.
october 12 | siouxcityjournal.com

Oz comedy up for Intl. Emmy

Josh Thomas' Please Like Me has been nominated for best comedy at the 2014 International Emmy Awards.
october 14 | if.com.au

Updates:

October 23...
It's a Date episode guide updated
Upper Middle Bogan episode guide updated
Soul Mates episode guide updated
Jar Dwellers SOS added
October 17 - 22
It's a Date episode guide updated
Upper Middle Bogan episode guide updated
Soul Mates added
forgotten Bellbird page added
The Aunty Jack Show added
DAAS Kapital added
Girl vs Boy [NZ] episode guide updated
Party Tricks episode guide updated
Wonderland episode guide updated
Wonderland series 1 credits completed

previous updates

airdates:

October
23 - Soul Mates (ABC2)
November
23 - Nowhere Boys (ABC3)

Ratings Top 10

October 05 - 11
2.597m - Rugby League - Grand Final
1.751m - Rugby League Grand Final - Presentation
1.493m - The Block Glasshouse - Mon
1.490m - Rugby League Grand Final - Entertainment
1.392m - The Block Glasshouse - Thu
1.390m - The Block Glasshouse - Tue
1.326m - Nine News - Sun
1.317m - The Block Glasshouse - Wed
1.087m - The X Factor - Live Results
1.044m - Seven News - Sat

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)
19 - Tiriel Mora (1958)
20 - Gracie Gilbert (1992)
22 - John Howard (1952)
24 - Lincoln Lewis (1987)
24 - Tim Pocock (1985)
24 - Raelee Hill (1972)
25 - Lenore Smith (1958)
27 - Paul Tassone (1969)
27 - Melanie Vallejo (1979)
28 - Terence Donovan (1942)
30 - Garry McDonald (1948)