Headlines:

BBC One announces Ten Pound Poms, a new original drama series from Danny Brocklehurst

Ten Pound Poms is a co-production between BBC and Stan, produced by Eleven, the team behind the award-winning Sex Education.
may 19 | www.bbc.co.uk

Li'l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers, pioneering Australian animation series, turns 25

Decades before Bluey, an ambitious cartoon series featured Australian accents and humour, with an Aboriginal character front and centre — but Li'l Elvis and the Truckstoppers almost didn't get made.
may 04 | tvblackbox.com.au

Full cast revealed for JOHN IBRAHIM real-life Australian drama series LAST KING OF THE CROSS

With filming now officially commenced in Sydney on the highly anticipated Australian original drama series, Last King of The Cross, the full stellar ensemble cast have been announced...
may 07 | tvblackbox.com.au

Warner Bros TV to adapt How to Make Gravy into Christmas drama

Classic Paul Kelly song tells the story of a prisoner named Joe who writes a letter to his brother Dan about his longing to be with family at Christmas.
may 05 | tvtonight.com.au

Australian Children’s Television Foundation turns 40

ACTF has developed, produced, distributed and invested in some of the most iconic children’s television programs ever made.
march 30 | tvtonight.com.au

Obituary: Alan Hopgood

Alan Hopgood, veteran actor and playwright, has died from cancer at the age of 87.
march 21 | televisionau.com

Number 96 50th anniversary

Creator David Sale reflects on 10's landmark soap that shocked Australia, broke taboos, became a TV sensation — and even saved lives.
march 11 | tvtonight.com.au

‘Neighbours’ Has Officially Been Cancelled After 37 Years On The Air

Love it, hate it, or feel lukewarm about it: The long-running Australian soap Neighbours is officially winding down.
march 04 | junkee.com

The end of the road for Neighbours

After 37 years, it’s over. Neighbours has been axed.
march 03 | televisionau.com

Rachel Griffiths and Richard Roxburgh to star in new Stan Original drama Bali 2002

Based on the 2002 terrorist attacks on Bali’s tourist hotspots, Bali 2002 is an inspiring drama that explores how everyday heroes from Bali, Australia and beyond defied the odds to bring order from chaos and hope from despair.
march 03 | tvblackbox.com.au

An Australian version of The Office is on the cards

To prove David Brent’s notion that “a good idea is a good idea forever,” massively popular sitcom The Office seems set to get another reworking, this time in Australia, and the hapless boss might be a woman this time round.
february 22 | virginradio.co.uk

NCIS: Sydney, first-ever international series joins the NCIS franchise

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, and CBS Studios today announced an Australian series from the global NCIS franchise, NCIS: Sydney.
february 16 | mumbrella.com.au

Neighbours future in limbo as UK confirms it will cease broadcasting

Production on iconic soap Neighbours is pausing and the show’s future is in limbo after British broadcaster Channel 5 confirmed it would no longer air the show from mid year due to costs.
february 06 | tvtonight.com.au

Neighbours: TV soap will be axed from schedule as Channel 5 increases investment in UK drama

Neighbours will be dropped from the UK TV schedule after nearly four decades, with Channel 5 saying it will instead increase investment in original British drama.
february 06 | www.radioexe.co.uk

New management at Every Cloud Productions

Deb Cox and Fiona Eagger stepping back from the company behind Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.
february 01 | tvtonight.com.au

Sons And Daughters at 40

Barely two months after launching A Country Practice, the Seven Network had another soap, Sons And Daughters, ready to launch ahead of the start of the 1982 ratings season. The critics predictably slammed it, but Sons And Daughters was destined for success...
january 18 | televisionau.com

Updates:

May 21...
The Flying Doctors series 7 guide and cast pics completed
Blue Water High series 3 guide upgraded
Bluey series 3 guide pics upsized
May 01 - 20
Barons episode guide completed
Rock Island Mysteries added, guide started
The Wilds [USA] series 2 guide started
The Wilds [USA] series 2 guide completed
Blue Water High series 2 guide upgraded

previous updates

premieres:

June
21 - The Twelve (Foxtel)

birthdays:

May
3 - Richard Sutherland (1971)
6 - Alan Dale (1947)
6 - Gina Riley (1961)
7 - Justin Melvey (1969)
10 - Rachel Gordon (1976)
11 - Anita Hegh (1972)
11 - Holly Valance (1983)
11 - Justin Rosniak (1977)
12 - Glenn Robbins (1956)
12 - Anthony Brandon Wong (1965)
14 - Cate Blanchett (1969)
14 - David Reyne (1959)
14 - Ada Nicodemou (1977)
15 - John Orcsik (1945)
16 - Celia Ireland (1966)
19 - Claudia Karvan (1972)
19 - James Reyne (1957)
21 - Brett Tucker (1972)
21 - Josephine Mitchell (1965)
21 - Inge Hornstra (1974)
21 - Belinda Bromilow (1975)
22 - Gary Sweet (1957)
26 - Rachael Blake (1971)
26 - Jolene Anderson (1980)
27 - Stephen Lovatt (1964)
27 - Sara Wiseman (1972)
28 - Kylie Minogue (1968)
28 - Beth Allen (1984)
29 - Louise Siversen (1958)