Headlines:

Westside: Outrageous Fortune rewinds the clock

Westside is six one-hour episodes, each set in a separate year, so the programme takes us from 1974 through to 1979, and packs plenty of local events into the storylines.
may 21 | www.nzherald.co.nz

Ben Mendelsohn: Bad guy makes good

Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn is on a roll with his performances in everything from the television series Bloodline to the New Zealand-made Slow West. He talks to Lydia Jenkin.
may 17 | www.nzherald.co.nz

Producers baulk at 2015 federal budget Screen Australia cuts

Television and film producers have warned that further cuts to funding body Screen Australia in the 2015 federal government's budget will "seriously impact the screen industry".
may 13 | www.afr.com

Matchbox Pictures starts production on Benjamin Law's 'The Family Law' for SBS

Filming is under way in Brisbane on SBS' new comedy series, The Family Law, based on comedian Benjamin Law's memoir of growing up in a Chinese-Australian household on the the Sunshine Coast.
may 13 | www.mediaday.com.au

Producers decry Screen Australia budget cut

Screen Australia will be forced to cut its funding programs after the federal budget reduced its allocation by $3.6 million over the next four years, to the chagrin of producers and directors.
may 13 | if.com.au

Arrow star Matt's the write man for any role

Author Matt Nable has had a busy couple of years. If his face seems familiar you've probably seen him in something on the small or big screen recently.
may 12 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Sneak peek at Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside

A sneak-peek for Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside has been released. Antonia Prebble and David de Lautour headline the cast of the six-part prequel which journeys into Ted West's past.
may 12 | www.stuff.co.nz

Oz drama chronicles how to catch a serial killer

The Belanglo State Forest, scene of Ivan Milat's grisly serial murders, is such a forbidding place the producers of the Seven Network's Catching Milat chose to avoid the area.
may 11 | if.com.au

Boom time for Wentworth's Katrina Milosevic

When she was first cast as Sue 'Boomer' Jenkins in Wentworth, Katrina Milosevic was something of a bit player... Now in its third season, Wentworth would not be the same without Milosevic's contribution
may 11 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries to be a movie filmed in the UK

Glamorous lady detective Miss Fisher is embarking on her most exciting adventure yet: a feature film adaptation shot in England and set in a variety of exotic locations around the world.
may 06 | www.news.com.au

Cleverman breaks new ground for original drama

Game of Thrones' Iain Glen, Frances O'Connor, Deborah Mailman, Hunter Page-Lochard, Rob Collins and Ryan Corr are shooting Cleverman, an innovative six-part futuristic action drama for ABC-TV.
april 30 | if.com.au

Tomorrow, When the War Began casting for miniseries adaptation

A TV adaptation of Tomorrow, When the War Began is currently casting for 7 teenagers aged 16 - 19... The small screen version will be a 6 part drama produced in Melbourne from August to October by Ambience Entertainment.
april 30 | www.smh.com.au

Matt Le Nevez talks about life after Offspring

As Dr Patrick Reid, he won - then broke - the hearts of Australia on Offspring. Now Matt Le Nevez is returning to our screens.
april 30 | www.smh.com.au

Ivan Milat TV drama on backpacker murders takes us to a dark place

It's one of the best-known and most notorious images of serial killer Ivan Milat... Just seeing actor Mal Kennard, who plays Milat in a new two-hour television drama, Catching Milat, recreate that pose with such eerie precision is enough to send a chill down the spine of anyone who lived through Milat's reign of terror in the early to mid-1990s.
april 28 | www.smh.com.au

Updates:

May 19...
Love Child episode guide updated
Wentworth episode guide updated
Wonderland episode guide completed
8MMM episode guide updated
The Secret River added
May 13 - 18
Love Child episode guide updated
Wentworth episode guide updated
8MMM episode guide updated
Miss Fisher episode guide updated

previous updates

airdates:

May
17&24 - Catching Milat (Seven)
24 - Open Slather (Comedy Channel)
31 - Westside (NZ - TV3)
June
14&21 - The Secret River (ABC)
25 - Banished (BBC First)

birthdays:

May
3 - Richard Sutherland (1971)
5 - Dieter Brummer (1976)
6 - Alan Dale (1947)
7 - Justin Melvey (1969)
10 - Rachel Gordon (1976)
11 - Anita Hegh (1972)
11 - Holly Valance (1983)
11 - Justin Rosniak (1977)
12 - Glenn Robbins (1956)
14 - Cate Blanchett (1969)
14 - David Reyne (1959)
14 - Ada Nicodemou (1977)
15 - John Orcsik (1945)
19 - Claudia Karvan (1972)
19 - James Reyne (1957)
21 - Brett Tucker (1972)
21 - Josephine Mitchell (1965)
21 - Inge Hornstra (1974)
22 - Gary Sweet (1957)
24 - Brian Wenzel (1929)
25 - Kick Gurry (1978)
26 - Marieke Hardy (1976)
26 - Racheal Blake (1971)
27 - Sara Wiseman (1975)
28 - Kylie Minogue (1968)
29 - Louise Siversen (1958)