TV Highlights

sevenChannel 7 is moving into the second phase of their program schedule for the year. In year’s past they would end My Kitchen Rules before the Easter non-ratings period, then take two week’s off and then relaunch a post Easter schedule. Nine were taking advantage of this and launching The Voice post Easter and providing themselves with plenty of traction for the next 3 months. Added – In 2013 Seven went past the Easter ratings period with My Kitchen Rules but then used the finale to launch Celebrity Splash instead of House Rules and the gap between the two shows saw a softer program schedule for a few weeks.

Seven will abandon this strategy and move to a smarter and more aggressive approach to the post Easter schedule. First of all, Seven will not end My Kitchen Rules next week. Here is what lies ahead:

Easter Non Ratings Week 1: April 13th

Seven will rest the popular My Kitchen Rules for one week only Continue reading »

how i met your mother s07e16Program highlights for week commencing April 20th include the return of Resurrection and an all new Sunday night line-up on 7mate. This is the second and final week of the Easter non ratings period. There are a lot of TBA’s in the schedule and that is why the information is limited.


Sunday April 20th

10:30 Royal Pains (double episode)

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financial-review-sundayHere is the lineup for this morning’s Financial Review Sunday at 10am on Nine.

HIGH-TECH ADVANTAGE:  There’s no doubt computers have made life easier and more efficient. But does a high-speed computer which examines market activity and can complete thousands of transactions a second provide an unfair advantage? It’s a debate that brought trading on U.S. markets to a brief halt this week, when commentators spectacularly disagreed live on television. In a world where time is money, Financial Review Sunday examines why there’s such a stir about high frequency trading – and whether Australian companies and markets are prepared. Continue reading »

uelNew South Wales newlyweds Uel and Shannelle escaped elimination on Tuesday night as South Australia’s husband and wife team, Deb (“Naughty Nanna”) and Rick, became the first casualty of MKR’s sudden death cook-off.

Scoring 41 out of 60 for their menu, young guns Uel and Shannelle progressed to the next round while seasoned cooks, Deb and Rick, left the competition with a score of 35 out of 60.

With Liz Egan, Colin Fassnidge, Guy Grossi and Karen Martini taking their seats at the judges table, both teams plated up a three course menu to be scored out of ten. Continue reading »

RatingsDaily Free-to-Air Share

Network ABC1 13.0%
Network ABC2 2.7%
Network ABC3 1.0%
Network ABC News 24 1.4%
Network ABC TTL 18.1% Continue reading »

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.Here are the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards. The show, to be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, airs live at 12.30pm on Channel Nine with a repeat at 10pm. All the red carpet glamour can be seen from 9.30am on E!

Best Picture

American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club Continue reading »

RatingsDaily Free-to-Air Share

Network ABC1 11.7%
Network ABC2 2.2%
Network ABC3 0.9%
Network ABC News 24 0.9%
Network ABC TTL 15.7% Continue reading »

RatingsDaily Free-to-Air Share

Network ABC1 20.8%
Network ABC2 2.7%
Network ABC3 1.2%
Network ABC News 24 1.2%
Network ABC TTL 25.9% Continue reading »

RatingsDaily Free-to-Air Share

Network ABC1 16.3%
Network ABC2 4.0%
Network ABC3 1.2%
Network ABC News 24 1.3%
Network ABC TTL 22.8% Continue reading »

sytycdKathaleen Fisher, NSW, 19 and Thabang Baloyi, NSW, 21 twirl off!

It was double trouble for real life ex-couple and dance partners Kathaleen Fisher and Thabang Baloyi as tonight’s elimination saw them say goodbye to their So You Think You Can Dance Australia dreams in the first elimination of the season.

Kathaleen and Thabang found themselves in the bottom six, along with Stephen Perez, Nadiah Idris, Joel Rasmussen and Zoey Black following last week’s first performance show. Tonight all six danced for their lives, showcasing the very best they have to offer. The judges then made the final decision on who to send home.