Raves

amazing race 2014 febSeven will air the 24th season of The Amazing Race which sees favourite teams from past series compete for the million dollar prize on Thursday February 27 at 7.30pm. Continue reading »

BBThe Abbott Government are putting forward a proposal to outlaw illegal downloads in an attempt to protect “copyright holders” of content. The proposal suggests that sites that allow people to download TV shows, movies and other content illegally will be blocked while ISPs that support such sites will be ordered to shut them down or make them not available in Australia. Continue reading »

schapelle2It the first night of the official 2014 ratings season and already Nine have made a last minute programming change that is certain to leave many viewers confused. Continue reading »

nothdJust under two months since the 2013 Rugby League Grand Final, I was looking forward to getting a rugby league fix of sorts with the Rugby League World Cup Grand Final between trans-Tasman rivals – Australia and New Zealand – live on 7mate – supposedly in HD. Continue reading »

NineHDThe last of the analogue free to air TV signals will switch off for good by December 10, 2013 meaning all areas of Australia will now only have digital TV.

The question many ask is will that mean we will get back our free to air main channels in HD? Continue reading »

jenhA huge 11m HD LED video screen was the centre piece of  tonight’s Foxtel-MCN 2014 Upfront presentation held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Led in by the obligatory red  carpet, hundreds of guests arrived into the main dance floor area of the Entertainment Centre greeted by plenty of food and  drinks.

Scheduled to start at 6.30, the show didn’t kick off until soon after 7pm. Jennifer Hawkins was easy to spot in the heavy crowd, towering over everyone there. The cast of Wentworth  and the new Australian Housewives franchise – The Real Housewives of Melbourne – were surrounded by reporters and photographers at the media screen area.
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grantPick me! Pick Me! This new show called Million dollar Minute is offering just that – 1 million dollars for your IQ. Imagine how great this site could be if I won!

About time Australia got a new game show. Who misses Rich List? That show was awesome.

Seven today announced that Grant Denyer is to host new quiz show MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE. Continue reading »

TenafteradpromoWLSomething has happened to our free-to-air commercial TV networks in the past month or so. Not only do we have the networks’ logo as an on screen watermark, we now have near permanent watermarks promoting other shows. These new on screen watermarks are in addition to the channels’ logo (which they normally sit just left of) and the on screen advertising for up and coming shows that usually pop up soon after a show returns from an ad break (pictured). Continue reading »

agt logoTo be honest I really wasn’t going to give AGT ( Australia’s Got Talent) a go on Nine but I recorded it tonight and eventually played it back late night once I had digested the fact the Nine’s viewers favour Rudd while Seven’s are squarely set on an Abbott! Continue reading »

himymMany of us are all too quick to suggest a show is a flop or has not done as well as expected based on overnight ratings. But the real story and what actually counts towards the overall result of ratings is how shows do in consolidated ratings. Consolidated ratings include what people have recorded and watched within 7 days of original broadcast while overnight ratings only include what is watched on the night – whether live or recorded and watched on the same night before 2am. Continue reading »