The X Factor
Dannii tweeted ” ’m the biggest fan of The X Factor since my days on the UK judging panel. My acts won the show twice in the UK and I can’t wait to help Australia’s next big singing sensation win this year’s competition. I have a real passion for nurturing and fighting for the artists I believe in and I think I learnt a thing or two from my years sitting in the judges chair alongside Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole. Continue reading »
As recently reported, the Seven Network has taken the singer to court, alleging that she has broken a contract stipulating she will not appear on another Australian television network in 2013.
This was allegedly why Brown was allowed to go back to the US to take up a role on America’s Got Talent, which is currently shooting. Continue reading »
Australia’s Got Talent
Kyle Sandilands, Timomatic, Dawn French and Mel B are the supposed judges. Yet it was just announced that Channel 7 has a court injunction against Mel B leaving Seven’s X Factor for it’s rival Channel Nine (is there any other rival?) But during The Block they not only advertised her, but sent media a press release, confirming her signing. I love Dawn French – from the 70′s and 80′s and people who watch this show were not usually born then though! Timomatic – whatever, Mel B I would love to see clash with Kyle, but this side show alley concept with an abnormal judge line, just leaves me cold. Continue reading »
Still smarting after being side-swiped by the defection to Nine’s reboot of Australia’s Got Talent, Seven took the celebrity judge to the NSW Supreme Court, crying foul over the pop star’s poaching by Nine just weeks after she gave her notice.
In Seven’s successful claim today, it was alleged Scary Spice, aka Melanie Brown, was under a conditional contract preventing her from signing with any person or company other than Seven until January 31, 2014. Continue reading »
The Daily Telegraph says that Dannii Minogue will join returning judges Ronan Keating and Natalie Bassingthwaighte, with Guy Sebastian finally confirming to Mix106.5 yesterday that he has left the series to focus on his music.
This comes hot on the heels that joining Dawn French, Mel B and Timomatic will be Dannii’s former AGT co-judge Kyle Sandilands. Dannii was previously a judge on the UK version leaving in 2010
Seven has all but signed on the dotted line with former LMFAO frontman, Redfoo.
The writing was on the wall when the network shamelessly plugged the wacky singer throughout their Australian Open coverage. Continue reading »
FOX8 welcomes Mel B to AMERICA’S GOT TALENT – New series to air exclusively on FOX8 in High Definition
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT has found its new judge with Spice Girl Mel B (Melanie Brown) joining the judging panel for the upcoming eighth series of the hugely popular reality competition series. Continue reading »
News Ltd reports the man had been rehearsing his song on his own while waiting to face the show’s producers in Sydney when he collapsed and was treated by medical personnel at the scene.
A spokesman for FremantleMedia, the company that produces The X Factor, told News Ltd the man was taken by ambulance to St Vincents Hospital where he died a short time later. Continue reading »
The new year is barely upon us yet we are being bombarded by countless sneak peeks and promos for new shows “coming soon” in 2013 – which will only ramp up as the year gets under way.
Believe me, the networks generally know when they plan to air most shows but constantly hit us with those vague words “coming soon” or “new in 2013″ as actual air dates are closely guarded secrets until within a few weeks prior to the scheduled date. Continue reading »