Headlines:

Vale: Patrick Ward

Australian actor Patrick Ward, who had roles in Cop Shop, Farscape, Arcade and ANZACs has died, aged 69.
october 14 | tvtonight.com.au

Obituary: Reg Watson

Reg Watson, the creator of Neighbours and many other successful soaps, has died at the age of 93.
october 12 | televisionau.com

Impressive cast assembled for STAN’s biggest local drama yet - THE COMMONS

Stan today announced a stellar cast of local and international stars has joined its upcoming original series The Commons...
october 03 | tvblackbox.com.au

New drama One Lane Bridge filming in NZ for Seven

Filming is underway in Queenstown, New Zealand, on crime drama One Lane Bridge for TVNZ and the Seven Network.
september 28 | tvtonight.com.au

ABC Commercial signs new distribution agreement with Acorn TV

ABC Commercial has announced it has reached a new distribution agreement with North America’s largest streaming service Acorn TV for a raft of ABC television content for their Australian and New Zealand offering.
september 24 | www.mediaweek.com.au

‘Safe Harbour’, ‘Wrong Kind of Black’ and ‘The Cry’ up for International Emmy Awards

Matchbox Pictures’ Safe Harbour, Princess Pictures’ Wrong Kind of Black and Synchronicity Films/December Media’s The Cry have received nominations for International Emmy Awards.
september 20 | www.if.com.au

Make It Australian: Screen creatives call for action on local content

Leading Australian actors, directors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra this week in a united push to convince Parliament to introduce local content requirements for booming digital viewing platforms
september 18 | www.mediaweek.com.au

From depression and dole to Silver Logie-winning hit TV series

With terrifying honesty, writer and star Scott Ryan talks about his hard-won success with Mr Inbetween
september 06 | www.theage.com.au

Neighbours gets new Digital Spin-Off series to focus on teen issues

The new 5-part special series titled Neighbours: Erinsborough High, will focus on the school setting and explore issues such as bullying, mental illness, sexuality, cultural diversity, and parental and peer pressure.
september 06 | tvblackbox.com.au

Cult Australian drama Glitch is ready to rest in peace

The final season of Glitch promises answers to the puzzle that has confounded viewers and the main players of this complex tale that challenges notions of the afterlife, of accountability, atonement and reconciliation.
august 19 | www.watoday.com.au

“Do you understand what you’ve got?”

Actor John Howard, who has reprised his role as the raucous Bob Jelly in Nine’s SeaChange revival, says the show should never have been axed.
august 19 | tvtonight.com.au

ABC renews ‘The Heights’, providing another springboard for new talent

Backed by Screen Australia, the second season of the ABC’s ground-breaking drama serial The Heights will start shooting in Perth on August 26, providing more opportunities for emerging directors, writers and actors.
august 19 | www.if.com.au

Updates:

October 17...
Wellington Paranormal [NZ] guide updated
October 09 - 16
The Unlisted episode guide completed
Secret Bridesmaids' Business guide updated
Playing For Keeps series 2 guide started
Utopia series 4 guide completed
Mr. Inbetween episode guide updated
Total Control episode guide updated, format changed
Out of the Blue guide rewrite and upgrade complete through episode 52
Wellington Paranormal [NZ] series 2 guide started

previous updates

airdates:

October
13 - Total Control (ABC)
16 - Playing For Keeps (Ten)
December
01 - Upright (Fox Showcase)

birthdays:

October
1 - Cariba Heine (1988)
2 - Lorrae Desmond (1932)
3 - Francis Greenslade (1962)
5 - Guy Pearce (1967)
8 - Paul Hogan (1939)
8 - Simon Burke (1961)
10 - Geoff Morrell (1948)
11 - Marcus Graham (1963)
11 - Claudia Black (1973)
12 - Hugh Jackman (1968)
12 - Kate Beahan (1974)
13 - Wayne Pygram (1959)
14 - Mia Wasikowska (1989)
15 - Leeanne Walsman (1980)
16 - Martin Sacks (1959)
17 - Phoebe Tonkin (1988)
17 - Rhys Muldoon (1965)
18 - Lisa Chappell (1968)
18 - Liz Burch (1954)
19 - Tiriel Mora (1958)
20 - Gracie Gilbert (1992)
22 - John Howard (1952)
24 - Lincoln Lewis (1987)
24 - Tim Pocock (1985)
24 - Raelee Hill (1972)
25 - Belinda Cotterill (1974)
25 - Lenore Smith (1958)
27 - Paul Tassone (1969)
27 - Melanie Vallejo (1979)
28 - Terence Donovan (1942)
30 - Garry McDonald (1948)