SPEAKING of dysfunctional family dramas, the outstanding Outrageous Fortune has a new home on Foxtel.
Screened briefly on Nine last summer, the wily West family will now be seen on the new-look Arena in a prime time twice-weekly timeslot.
New Zealand’s coolest show has three series in the can (with a fourth to be made in 2008) and, in a nod to that great English television tradition, they even did a one-off Christmas telemovie.
Who knew Auckland could be so entertaining?
Its true: High School Musical 2 is coming, and it’s set to air on the American Disney Channel in Summer 2007. Here’s hoping that Disney Channel here doesnt wait until June to air it, like they did with High School Musical 1!
Here’s the intro for the upcoming show, Outrageous Fortune.
So far, out of the four seasons produced what season was your fave, and why?
(Also, who has been your favourite Idol so far?
Popular children’s entertainers The Wiggles will announce changes to their line-up on Thursday amid growing concerns over the health of Yellow Wiggle Greg Page.
The Wiggles have scheduled a “major announcement” in Perth ahead of the start of their new national tour.
The announcement relates to “members of the group”, said Australia’s highest-earning entertainers, comprising Page, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Murray Cook.
It follows reports of a mystery illness suffered by Page, 34, who has been undergoing medical examinations since June after experiencing bouts of fainting and lethargy.
Since a double hernia operation in December last year, Page has often been absent from the veteran children’s supergroup, handing yellow skivvy-wearing duties to understudy Sam Moran.
Paul Field, the group’s manager and brother of Blue Wiggle Anthony, recently told AAP that Page would be out of action indefinitely.
As well as missing scheduled shows, Page has also missed key Australian industry events, including the Seven Network’s 50 Years of Television show and the 2006 Australian Recording Industry Awards.
“It is frustrating for Greg and his family,” Field said early this month.
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