In recent weeks, Ten’s ratings have hit an all time low. Everybody Dance Now failed to connect with audiences and was promptly dumped from the schedule. I Will Survive, with ratings now in the 300,000′s is following the same path. The Shire is now even lower – not helped though by multiple timeslot changes, while Being Lara Bingle could almost be considered a success compared to how things are going now. Don’t Tell the Bride also is not exactly setting the ratings world on fire – settling over 500,000 so far. Continue reading »
Being Lara Bingle
UPDATED. Ten’s line up for the week August 5-11, 2012 includes the one hour finale for Being Lara Bingle which airs on Tuesday night August 7. The Shire moves to Wednesday night only, while Ten plays the last five House episodes in the one week, concluding on Friday night. Continue reading »
Not that much happening on Ten during the first week of The Olympics other than Masterchef All Stars, Being Lara Bingle and The Shire. Oh – and House fans – possibly the most messed around TV show fans of 2012 – you get a double helping of House on Wednesday night – and yes, I waiting to post this programming information in case Ten changed their minds again! Plus an extra House on Thursday night Continue reading »
The practice of shows starting later than the time advertised on Seven, Nine and Ten is seriously getting out of hand now. A show advertised for 9.30 sometimes will not start until as late as 9.53pm, an 8pm start could mean anything up to 8.20, while an 8.30pm start these days really means 8.45 or even later.
While most of us can handle a few minutes of variance in start times, passing off a show that ends up starting at say 8.45 as being advertised for an 8.30pm start is misleading to viewers and unfair to those trying to plan their nights’ TV viewing.
But the greater consequence now of the practice of late starts is how it is affecting overnight ratings results. Continue reading »
The fourth season of Masterchef ends with the Grand Finale on Wednesday July 25 – the same night Australia’s Got Talent on Seven announces its 2012 winner. Ten waste no time getting into the next incarnation of Masterchef – Masterchef All Stars which premieres at 7pm Thursday July 26.
This is the week that Ten unleashes The Shire on us. Sadly – the way they are promoting the show gives noone an insight as to what it will really be like… we’ll all find out next Monday July 16. This is also the second last week of Masterchef for 2012, before the next series Masters takes us through the Olympic weeks. Continue reading »
We start out with a warning of nudity – that’s not a good sign, but it is Bingle. In the firt 30 seconds she comes across as a complete ditz. We meet Sharon her mother, Josh her brother all to the “Bop Girl” soundtrack. Lara is moving to Bondi with her brother after her breakup with cricketer Michael Clark. Continue reading »
Network Ten today announced the commission of two brand new prime-time entertainment shows BEING LARA BINGLE and THE LIVING ROOM set to deliver a fresh slate of diverse programming to TEN’s 2012 schedule, heralding in the first of a new wave of shows designed to peak your interest and unveil the interesting side of life, continuing to set the tone for the year ahead.
Chief Programming Officer, Network Ten, David Mott said; “This new slate of commissions is part of the continued plan to reset our connection point with TEN’s viewers in 2012 and build a range of programs that thoroughly surprise and entertain across the genres.
“Being Lara Bingle and The Living Room are the first of a series of programs we plan to
introduce to this year’s line up, deliberately developed to introduce a different, more playful flavour to our schedule, and one we are sure our audience will not only embrace but celebrate.”
BEING LARA BINGLE, she’s young, beautiful, and famous. One of the most “Googled” names in Australia, Lara Bingle invites us into her life in this access-all-areas observational documentary series that will take us behind-the-scenes of her private life for the very first time.
From a string of high-profile relationships, to leaked topless photos, controversial car chases, and endless swimsuit spreads, Lara Bingle has proved to be a solid gold tabloid darling from the get go.
Featuring a core cast of her closest celebrity friends and family, Being Lara Bingle will follow both Lara’s professional and personal exploits. Lara Bingle – Who the bloody hell is she? We’re about to find out.
Being Lara Bingle is an observational documentary series by Eyeworks.
THE LIVING ROOM is a brand new take on lifestyle. Hosted by Amanda Keller and a dynamic entourage of co-hosts; Chris Brown, Barry Du Bios and Miguel Maestro, The Living Room delivers a must-watch mix of engaging personalities, entertaining studio banter and riveting video segments. Our team of experts and extroverts from the lifestyle spectrum will help you explore a brand new take in ‘How to?’ ‘Where to?’ and ‘Why?’
The Living Room is an original lifestyle series by WTFN.
BEING LARA BINGLE and THE LIVING ROOM: Coming soon to TEN in 2012.