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the face logoGet set for a battle of supermodel proportions as worldwide fashion icon Naomi Campbell takes on two of Australia’s own in THE FACE AUSTRALIA, the much hyped new modelling competition series that premieres on Tuesday, March 18 at 9.00pm exclusively on FOX8.

Hosted by acclaimed photographer Georges Antoni, the locally produced, eight-part series will see Naomi go head to head with Aussie beauties Nicole Trunfio and Cheyenne Tozzi as they compete against one another to find The Face of a major brand. Continue reading »

bansheeBanshee will be back for a third season, it was announced Thursday.

The show stars New Zealand’s Antony Starr (Outrageous Fortune) and Ivana Milicevic as former lovers and partners in crime Lucas Hood and Carrie Hopewell. Lucas assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pennsylvania. and reunites with Carrie, who’s married to the town prosecutor. Continue reading »

raw wweFor the first time ever on Australian television, fans of the smash-hit American wrestling series WWE Raw will be able to watch the biggest and baddest wrestling superstars live and direct from the US on FOX8 every Tuesday at midday from February 4.

Since its inception in 1993 as a one-hour broadcast on US television, WWE has exploded in popularity to become one of the longest running weekly series in US television history. It is now a global phenomenon, airing in more than 150 countries in 30 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide. Continue reading »

lordeThe 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Monday January 27th at 12.00pm midday. Live and FIRST on FOX8

The three hour broadcast, hosted by two-time Grammy nominee LL Cool J, will feature performances by some of the biggest musical acts from around the globe including Katy Perry, who has two nominations for Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Roar”, Robin Thicke, who is up for three awards including Record Of The Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Blurred Lines”, Kendrick Lamar, Pink , FUN and three-time GRAMMY winner Pharrell Williams, who has a massive seven nominations at this year’s awards. Continue reading »

Bret MichaelsRemember Poison? The songs, Every Rose Has It’s Thorn and Fallen Angel? Well, lead singer, Bret Michaels will guest-star on Season 2 of the drama Revolution,  as a post-apocalyptic version of himself, it’s been announced.

The long haired (yet secretly balding) bandana wearing Michaels, will sing an acoustic version of the band’s ballad “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” in a 2014 episode.

“Bret is truly a great guy,” said creator Eric Kripke in a statement. “I’m a huge fan of his music and I’m thrilled he’s appearing on Revolution.” Continue reading »

faceSupermodel Naomi Campbell is bringing her worldwide smash hit series THE FACE to Australia, with Foxtel and Shine Australia announcing a local version of the new reality format, headed by the fashion icon herself, will begin production later this year.

THE FACE is an innovative modelling competition series following three supermodels as they use their unparalleled knowledge of the industry to mentor their teams of up and coming models. These next generation models go head-to-head for the ultimate prize – becoming The Face of a major brand. Continue reading »

Joe ManganielloTrue Blood star Joe Manganiello will visit Sydney this week as a special guest of Foxtel. If you want to see him, Manganiello will also be walking the red carpet at the 2013 ASTRA Awards on Thursday evening at the Sydney Theatre.

The successful actor has received popular and critical acclaim for his role as werewolf Alcide Herveaux on the smash-hit HBO television series, which airs express from the U.S. on Foxtel’s showcase channel. Continue reading »

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BatesMotelBBates Motel , well it’s slow, monochromatic and the first 15 minutes almost sent me to sleep – BUT WAIT! It does get better. You don’t need to have seen the movie Psycho at all and know who the characters represent, but it might help. To me this show is creepier than the movie though. But this is based now and not 53 years ago, when it was shocking.

Even if it’s a modern re-imagining and prequel to the movie Psycho (1960). This story begins with the earlier years of a teenage Norman Bates and his mother Norma who live in an old house overlooking the adjoining motel which they are renovating. This comes after a pretty grim earlier look at Norman’s life that will take some thinking sbout. Continue reading »

news-bates-motelBATES MOTEL Premieres Sunday, May 26 at 8.30pm on FOX8

The much-hyped and hugely successful new American drama series, BATES MOTEL, will have its Australian premiere on FOX8 on Sunday, May 26 at 8.30pm. And Foxtel subscribers with an iQ or My-Star set-top-box don’t need to wait until the premiere to check out this compelling new series with a first look at the entire first episode of BATES MOTEL available to watch on Foxtel On Demand from Monday May 20. Continue reading »