Police departments are happy to help cop shows look legitimate. Here's why.

Ever wondered where TV shows or movies get their hands on those official looking police uniforms or vehicles? It turns out that Victoria is one of the few states where the police actually have a Film and Television Office that exists purely to help productions.
october 04 | www.couriermail.com.au

Ready for this? Australia's next great teen drama has a largely Indigenous cast

The makers of Redfern Now and First Contact believe television has the power to change social attitudes. With their new show they're targeting young Australians
october 04 | au.news.yahoo.com

More than ready for her elite role

Majeda Beatty is a born performer so when the opportunity arose to try her hand at acting, the teenage singer, dancer, rapper and beatboxer was more than ready.
september 30 | au.news.yahoo.com

Oz's top show is about an Aussie shifting to NZ

A New Zealand-written and produced drama about an Aussie heading to Aotearoa to live is topping the ratings across the Tasman.
september 30 | www.nzherald.co.nz

Wentworth raises the bars

Despite losing their original home in Clayton, in Melbourne's south-east, Wentworth is not returning with a second fictional prison. The new season will open with the inmates in familiar territory: a refurbished new wing of their walled home.
september 28 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Wanted: Rebecca Gibney to star in, produce new drama with Home and Away's Steve Peacocke

THINGS don't usually happen this quick in television - unless of course you're Rebecca Gibney. But in just over four months after coming up with the idea of her new TV drama, Wanted, Gibney will tomorrow begin shooting in Brisbane.
september 27 | www.heraldsun.com.au

Former Puberty Blues star Brenna Harding finds a new place to call home at Foxtel

When Channel 10 missed the chance to renew Puberty Blues - the retro drama series which had given the teenager her first big break on prime-time - Brenna Harding, one of the show's Logie-winning young stars was left in a kind of creative limbo.
september 25 | www.news.com.au

Back home in its place

Many a good Australian television drama has left our screen before its time because of rising production costs, falling audience numbers or the end of government tax incentives. Only one, however, has managed to be resurrected by people power.
september 21 | au.news.yahoo.com

Noni: Reliability a win for Place to Call Home viewers

Noni Hazlehurst always believed A Place to Call Home would have a continued life, despite it being axed by the Seven Network after only two seasons. She was one of many instrumental forces behind the scenes, even joining the Save A Place to Call Home campaign.
september 24 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Little Lunch and Utopia are instances of great TV screenwriting

In terms of quality being measured against quantity, the best new Australian television show this year is Little Lunch, the ABC3 mockumentary about life in a primary school playground
september 23 | www.smh.com.au

Damon Herriman, in his own words

Between completing a feature film in Australia and returning to the US to appear in a television series, Damon Herriman recently recorded a lengthy oral history interview with fellow actor Lorna Lesley at the NFSA.
september 23 | nfsa.gov.au

Yoram Gross, Australian Animation Pioneer, Dies at 88

Yoram Gross, the Polish-born pioneer of animated films in Australia, passed away in Sydney on Monday, aged 88, reportedly of natural causes.
september 21 | www.hollywoodreporter.com

Asher Keddie and Kat Stewart are signed for a sixth season of Offspring to air on Channel 10 in 2016

NINA Proudman is back! Channel 10 has announced that a sixth season of Offspring is set to screen in 2016.
september 19 | www.news.com.au

The Beautiful Lie: Brace yourself for the sexiest TV series of the year

Yearning for the return of Offspring? Miss the complicated relationships of Love My Way? Well, brace yourself for the sexiest TV series of the year set to sizzle its way onto the small screen next month.
september 12 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Prison drama Wentworth delivers superb storytelling

You want it dark, tense and fully female-centric? You got it — Wentworth starts airing in Canada this weekend.
september 09 | www.theglobeandmail.com


October 05...
House Husbands episode guide updated
800 Words episode guide updated
Ready For This episode guide updated
A Place to Call Home episode guide updated
Sept 28 - Oct 04
House Husbands episode guide updated
800 Words episode guide updated
Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane episode guide completed
A Place to Call Home episode guide updated
Step Dave [NZ] episode guide updated
The Principal episode guide updated
The Brokenwood Mysteries [NZ] guide updated
Ready For This episode guide started
Please Like Me series 3 guide started
The Ex-PM added, guide started

previous updates


05 - Ready For This (ABC3)
07 - The Principal (SBS)
14 - The Ex-PM (ABC)
15 - Please Like Me (ABC)
18 - The Beautiful Lie (ABC)
tba - Sammy J and Randy in Ricketts Lane (ABC)
tba - No Activity (Stan)


1 - Cariba Heine (1988)
2 - Lorrae Desmond (1932)
3 - Francis Greenslade (1962)
5 - Guy Pearce (1967)
8 - Paul Hogan (1939)
8 - Simon Burke (1961)
9 - Brett Partridge (1965)
10 - Geoff Morrell (1948)
11 - Marcus Graham (1963)
11 - Claudia Black (1973)
12 - Hugh Jackman (1968)
12 - Kate Beahan (1974)
13 - Wayne Pygram (1959)
15 - Leeanne Walsman (1980)
16 - Martin Sacks (1959)
17 - Phoebe Tonkin (1988)
17 - Rhys Muldoon (1965)
18 - Lisa Chappell (1968)
19 - Tiriel Mora (1958)
20 - Gracie Gilbert (1992)
22 - John Howard (1952)
24 - Lincoln Lewis (1987)
24 - Raelee Hill (1972)
25 - Belinda Cotterill (1974)
25 - Lenore Smith (1958)
27 - Paul Tassone (1969)
27 - Melanie Vallejo (1979)
28 - Terence Donovan (1942)
28 - John Stanton (1944)
30 - Garry McDonald (1948)