americansThe show with the intro music that makes me jump every time it starts, The Americans, has been picked up for a third season.

FXhas ordered a 13-episode third season halfway through Season 2.

The Americans continues to be one of the best shows on television,” said FX Networks President of Original Programming Eric Schrier. Continue reading »

To celebrate the 550th episode of the animated series The Simpsons, Springfield is turning to Lego Bricks. Should be fun!

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image005All you parents out there, sing a long now…  “Bub-bub-bubble, Gup-gup-guppies! Bubble, bubble, bubble! Guppy, guppy, guppies!”

Nick Jr.’s  Bubble Guppies are diving even further down under for a special Australian-themed episode, The Wizards of Oz-tralia – premiering Friday, April 25 at 12pm.

In the swim-sational  half hour special, the Bubble Guppies head off on an outback adventure after Milly and Gil meet Bobby, a nature show host from Australia. Kids are invited to sing, dance and play along with the Guppies as they explore familiar, local landmarks such as Uluru and come across native wildlife, including kangaroos and koalas. Continue reading »

2014-logie-awardsNine have just issued this press release about their Logies coverage next weekend.

A who’s who of Australian television will descend upon Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Complex for the 56th TV Week Logie Awards which will be broadcast on Channel Nine on Sunday, April 27.

The evening of glamour begins at 7.30pm with the red carpet arrivals as Sonia Kruger and Jules Lund welcome local TV stars and the exciting international guests as they make their grand entrance. Continue reading »

FTA TimeShifted Top Programs

Rank Description Channel\
Market
Consolidated Overnight Increase
1 PUBERTY BLUES Network TEN 544,000 383,000 160,000
2 THE GOOD WIFE Network TEN 473,000 325,000 147,000
3 MY KITCHEN RULES-WED Network 7 1,783,000 1,645,000 138,000
4 MRS. BROWN’S BOYS Network 7 1,153,000 1,026,000 127,000
5 THE BLOCK: FANS V FAVES -AUCTIONS Network 9 2,271,000 2,156,000 115,000
6 MRS. BROWN’S BOYS-EP.2 Network 7 951,000 837,000 114,000
7 MOM -TUE EP1 Network 9 1,224,000 1,116,000 107,000
8 THE BLOCK: FANS V FAVES -GRAND FINAL Network 9 1,999,000 1,893,000 106,000
9 MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D Network 7 334,000 233,000 101,000
10 MOM -TUE EP2 Network 9 941,000 847,000 94,000
11 THE BLOCK: FANS V FAVES -WINNER ANNOUNCED Network 9 2,265,000 2,180,000 84,000
12 THE AGONY OF MODERN MANNERS-EV Network ABC1 464,000 393,000 71,000
13 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 1,025,000 962,000 63,000
14 THE BRIDGE Network SBS ONE 147,000 102,000 45,000
15 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 1,485,000 1,441,000 45,000
16 SPICKS AND SPECKS-EV Network ABC1 395,000 356,000 39,000
17 SHAUN MICALLEF’S MAD AS HELL-EV Network ABC1 655,000 626,000 28,000
18 PEPPA PIG-AM Network ABC2 334,000 306,000 27,000
19 PEPPA PIG-PM Network ABC2 285,000 258,000 27,000
20 DEFIANCE Network 7 90,000 64,000 25,000

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FTA Top Programs

Rank Description Channel\
Market
(r) 5 City Metro Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide Perth
1 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,201,000 378,000 400,000 252,000 65,000 106,000
2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network 9 1,143,000 366,000 402,000 222,000 65,000 88,000
3 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 1,084,000 238,000 344,000 216,000 145,000 142,000
4 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network 9 997,000 338,000 334,000 174,000 77,000 74,000
5 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network 7 994,000 244,000 298,000 209,000 111,000 132,000
6 HOME AND AWAY Network 7 895,000 217,000 254,000 205,000 101,000 118,000
7 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC1 886,000 254,000 312,000 153,000 75,000 92,000
8 SHAUN MICALLEF’S MAD AS HELL-EV Network ABC1 760,000 261,000 230,000 128,000 68,000 73,000
9 RBT -RPT Network 9 694,000 200,000 257,000 104,000 59,000 74,000
10 HOT SEAT Network 9 662,000 199,000 197,000 171,000 41,000 54,000
11 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 655,000 175,000 205,000 110,000 68,000 97,000
12 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 602,000 155,000 217,000 109,000 62,000 59,000
13 JAMIE & JIMMY’S FOOD FIGHT CLUB Network TEN 582,000 146,000 179,000 92,000 55,000 111,000
14 PUBERTY BLUES Network TEN 556,000 166,000 169,000 90,000 64,000 68,000
15 SPICKS AND SPECKS-EV Network ABC1 540,000 153,000 218,000 68,000 52,000 50,000
16 7.30-EV Network ABC1 490,000 0 231,000 121,000 71,000 67,000
17 THE AGONY OF MODERN MANNERS-EV Network ABC1 488,000 140,000 207,000 50,000 50,000 41,000
18 THE CHECKOUT: SNACK SIZE-EV Network ABC1 485,000 146,000 152,000 83,000 41,000 64,000
19 HIGHWAY PATROL (R) Network 7 477,000 223,000 0 163,000 0 91,000
20 MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE Network 7 464,000 100,000 151,000 96,000 64,000 53,000

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Game of Thrones logoAccording to TorrentFreak, the Purple Wedding episode of Game of Thrones broke the record for most people simultaneously sharing a file via BitTorrent this week. The number of sharers peaked at 193,418, up from the previous record of 171,572 people which was set during the season finale last year. Continue reading »

Australia’s leading internet TV service, ABC iview, is giving superfans the chance to watch puckloads of Chris Lilley’s new series JONAH FROM TONGA online, before it hits TV screens.

Every pucking episode of the six-part series will premiere in a not-to-be-missed weekend iview binge, available from 6pm Friday May 2 until 6pm Sunday May 4 AEST. Continue reading »