Headlines:

Obituary: Joan Sydney

Actor Joan Sydney, best known as Matron Maggie Sloane in A Country Practice, has died at the age of 83.
january 05 | televisionau.com

Tony Barry, Veteran Australian Film and TV Actor, Dies at 81

Tony Barry, the veteran Australian film and television actor who starred in cult Kiwi comedy Goodbye Pork Pie and had a long-running role in the television drama series The Time of Our Lives, has died. He was 81.
december 21 | hollywoodreporter.com

A nostalgic trip back to the original Mother and Son, reflecting on why it was so good

The premise of Mother and Son is simple. Maggie, the slightly senile widow, and her son Arthur live together and must deal with everyday situations. Funny, right? Well, it doesn't sound like it would be — but it's hilarious. And with news of a reboot of the series with Matt Okine and Denise Scott in the starring roles, we thought we'd reflect on what made the original such a classic.
november 28 | msn.com

2023 Upfronts: ABC

Denise Scott & Matt Okine reboot Mother & Son plus Sydney World Pride, Leigh Sales returns, more Utopia, Newsreader and audio description on ABC iview in 2023.
november 24 | tvtonight.com.au

ZDF Studios and Werner Film Productions continue partnership on Surviving Summer

Surviving Summer, the hugely successful Australian drama that has become a global hit for Netflix, returns for another season... season 2 will see the cast return to the iconic beaches of the Great Ocean Road in Victoria (Wadawurrung Country), Australia for another 8 episodes.
november 22 | prensario.net

Renewed: Neighbours revived for 2023

Neighbours, and the much-loved residents of Ramsay Street, is returning in 2023 after Fremantle, the producers of the iconic Australian series, secured Amazon Freevee and Prime Video as their international partner.
november 17 | tvtonight.com.au

Obituary: Martin Vaughan

Actor Martin Vaughan, who played the lead role in the ABC mini-series Power Without Glory, has died at the age of 91.
november 11 | televisionau.com

Netflix Gives Second Season to Australia‘s ‘Heartbreak High’

Australian teen drama series Heartbreak High will return for Season 2 on streaming service Netflix.
october 19 | variety.com

I died in the original Heartbreak High. Now with the Netflix reboot, people are asking for my autograph in barber shops

Watching the new TV show sparked memories of a ’94 summer of group bonding, 6am pickups and the most positive acting experience I’ve ever had.
september 23 | theguardian.com

Netflix Brings Heartbreak High to a New Generation

Back in the 1990s, Australia’s equivalent of Riverdale, Degrassi or Euphoria was a little show called Heartbreak High. It was authentic, uniquely Australian and shot a lot of homegrown actors to stardom. Now Heartbreak High is planning to do it all again for a new generation with Netflix’s modern reboot of the classic series.
september 14 | lifehacker.com.au

Uncle Jack Charles, native actor and activist, dies at age 79

Indigenous actor, musician, artist and activist Uncle Jack Charles has died aged 79.
september 13 | windobi.com

Vale: Uncle Jack Charles

Revered First Nations actor, author and Victorian Aboriginal elder Uncle Jack Charles has died, aged 79.
september 13 | tvtonight.com.au

The fatal attraction of The Brokenwood Mysteries

The mystery as to why so many New Zealand actors are ready to die for a role on The Brokenwood Mysteries is solved.
september 01 | stuff.co.nz

Updates:

January 01 - 31
Crazy Fun Park added, guide started
Bump series 3 guide completed
Crazy Fun Park pages finished
Black Snow added
Ahikāroa [NZ] series 4 guide completed
Riptide [2022] added
Kura [NZ] series 3 guide added
The Miraculous Mellops series 1 guide upgraded (series 2 is coming), cast page added
Under the Vines [NZ] series 2 guide started
Australian Survivor: Heroes V Villains page started
Nov 30 - December 31
Colin from Accounts added
Fisk series 2 guide completed
Whiplash [1961] added with an episode guide and a frustratingly close to complete cast page
Colin from Accounts guide completed
Educators [NZ] series 3 guide added, s1 and 2 guides reformated to match
The Flying Doctors series 9 guide and cast pics completed.
2022 complete

previous updates

premieres:

January
23 - Under the Vines (Acorn)
30 - Australian Survivor (Ten)

New DVD releases:

January 18
My Life is Murder: Series 3

birthdays:

January/dt>
1 - Debra Lawrance (1957)
1 - Richard Roxburgh (1964)
1 - Nicolle Dickson (1969)
1 - Radha Mitchell (1973)
2 - Damien Bodie (1985)
3 - Kerry Armstrong (1958)
4 - Nikki Coghill (1964)
8 - Lauren Hewett (1981)
8 - Steve Jacobs (1967)
9 - Emma Roche (1976)
10 - Jeremy Cumpston (1967)
10 - Jeremy Sims (1966)
10 - Marnie Reece-Wilmore (1974)
11 - Holly Brisley (1978)
13 - Adam Zwar (1972)
13 - Annie Jones (1967)
14 - Zac Drayson (1983)
16 - Charlotte Best (1994)
18 - Petra Jared (1979)
18 - Sean Keenan (1993)
19 - Nash Edgeron (1973)
20 - Jane Hall (1971)
20 - Jodie Dry (1974)
20 - Dena Kaplan (1989)
20 - Kimberley Davies (1973)
21 - Marnie Kennedy (1994)
21 - Freya Stafford (1977)
21 - Rove McManus (1974)
22 - Abi Tucker (1973)
22 - Damian Walshe-Howling (1970)
24 - Melissa Tkautz (1974)
29 - Jessica Marais (1985)
29 - Lynne McGranger (1953)
29 - Maggie Kirkpatrick (1941)
30 - Michelle Langstone (1979)
31 - Anthony LaPaglia (1959)
31 - Sophie Katanis (1979)
31 - Robert Grubb (1950)