Headlines:

Screen Australia announces $975,000 in story development funding for 28 projects

Nearly 30 projects will share in $975,000 of story development funding from Screen Australia, including a television series inspired by the 1999 film Two Hands from director Gregor Jordan, and a family feature film from the producers of Bluey.
july 26 | www.if.com.au

Vale: Dieter Brummer

Actor Dieter Brummer, best known as Shane Parrish in Home & Away, has died aged just 45.
july 26 | tvtonight.com.au

New talent fronts cast of Fremantle/ABC’s ‘The PM’s Daughter’

Fresh faces lead the cast of the ABC and Fremantle Australia’s children’s comedy-drama The PM’s Daughter, now shooting in Canberra.
july 05 | www.if.com.au

“It’s very heartbreaking”: Jonathan M. Shiff warns of Children’s TV cliff

As his latest work, The Bureau of Magical Things, debuts, seasoned Kid's TV producer fears for the future.
july 08 | tvtonight.com.au

TV Review: Mr Inbetween's Aussie crime chapter comes to an end

When Mr Inbetween comes to an end in a fortnight’s time... a much-loved (and highly successful) chapter in Australian drama will come to a close.
july 02 | www.screenhub.com.au

Zoom Me Up, Scotty

TVNZ is promoting William Shatner as one of the guest stars on the next season of My Life is Murder, which will premiere after the Tokyo Olympics.
july 01 | www.screenscribe.net

Six years after quitting acting for a cause, Samuel Johnson returns to TV

After winning the Gold Logie in 2017, Johnson quit acting to focus on charity work; getting back on the bike hasn’t been as easy as he thought it would be.
june 9 | www.theage.com.au

Axed: Doctor Doctor ending with Season 5

Nine and producers Easy Tiger have confirmed Doctor Doctor is wrapping with its fifth season. There are just two more episodes in the much-loved rural drama starring Rodger Corser as bad boy, Dr. Hugh Knight.
june 10 | tvtonight.com.au

TV Review: Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries S2 is groovy

The latest Miss Fisher franchise is crafted with care and style to spare. It's got a 60s sleuth you want to hang out with
june 04 | www.screenhub.com.au

NITV commissions NT children’s series ‘Barrumbi Kids’

The Northern Territory is set to welcome another children’s television series, with NITV commissioning Barrumbi Kids.
june 03 | www.if.com.au

Vale: John Gregg

Prolific veteran actor John Gregg, whose career spans 6 decades across stage & screen has died, aged 82.
june 01 | tvtonight.com.au

‘Enormous heart’: Lorrae Desmond, Logie-winning star of A Country Practice, dead at 91

Actor Lorrae Desmond, a two-time Logie winning matriarch of Australian showbiz, has died at the age of 91. Desmond is best known for her role of nurse Shirley Gilroy, appearing on Seven’s A Country Practice from its 1981 inception until 1992.
may 23 | www.smh.com.au

Gold Logie winner Lorrae Desmond dies aged 91

Gold Logie winner Lorrae Desmond has died aged 91 after a short battle with illness
may 23 | tvblackbox.com.au

Updates:

July 31...
Echo Point episode guide completed
July 22 - 30
Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries series 2 guide completed
Drop Dead Weird series 2 guide started
Lie With Me episode guide completed
Echo Point guide complete thru ep 122
The Bureau of Magical Things guide updated to 2.16

previous updates

premieres:

August
09 - My Life is Murder s2 (TVNZ1)
15 - One Lane Bridge s2 (TVNZ1)
15 - The Newsreader (ABC)
24 - Wentworth (Fox Showcase)

birthdays:

July
1 - Nick Giannopoulos (1963)
2 - Andrew Curry (1972)
2 - Grant Dodwell (1952)
3 - Jane Allsop (1975)
4 - Ben Tari (1972)
4 - Scott Major (1975)
4 - Ray Meagher (1944)
5 - Stephanie McIntosh (1985)
5 - Kip Gamblin (1975)
8 - Ian McFadyen (1948)
10 - Danielle Horvat (1991)
10 - Jeffrey Walker (1982)
14 - Kristy Wright (1978)
14 - John Wood (1946)
14 - Deborah Mailman (1972)
14 - Joy Smithers (1963)
17 - Matthew Holmes (1976)
18 - Shaun Micallef (1962)
18 - Grant Bowler (1968)
19 - Ivar Kants (1949)
23 - Bert Newton (1938)
24 - Chris Haywood (1948)
24 - Rose Byrne (1979)
25 - Christopher Gabardi (1969)
26 - Madeleine West (1979)
26 - Abe Forsythe (1981)
26 - Jonny Pasvolsky (1972)
27 - George Kapiniaris (1962)
27 - Jeremy Callaghan (1967)
27 - Ewen Leslie (1980)
27 - Indiana Evans (1990)
28 - Rachel Blakely (1968)
30 - Simon Baker (1969)
30 - Philip Quast (1957)
31 - Brittany Byrnes (1987)
31 - Ernie Dingo (1956)