Headlines:

David Gulpilil, Iconic Indigenous Australian Actor, Dies at 68

David Gulpilil, an actor who who lit up the screen in his 1971 debut film “Walkabout” and recently starred in a biographical documentary about his remarkable life, has died. Gulpilil was diagnosed with lung cancer four years ago. He was 68.
november 29 | variety.com

The Kiwis behind the kids' show that knocked Peppa Pig off top spot

Bluey is a bona fide hit – and the latest season will have even more New Zealand touches in it.
november 26 | www.stuff.co.nz

Sam Neill, Marta Dusseldorp, Brooke Satchwell headline cast of Foxtel’s ‘The Twelve’

Sam Neill will make a welcome return to Australian TV drama in Foxtel’s The Twelve, which begins production next week.
november 25 | www.if.com.au

ABC promising ‘dynamic, entertaining and inspiring’ programming for 2022

For the very young to the young at heart, and for everyone in between, in 2022 the ABC is promising it will have something for all Australians to connect with on ABC and ABC iview.
november 25 | tvblackbox.com.au

Release date for Hugo Weaving's new Australian drama Love Me is finally revealed - as the actor discusses his long-awaited television comeback

The Hugo Weaving-starring drama is the first original series by streaming service Binge, and all six episodes will be uploaded in one day.
november 13 | www.dailymail.co.uk

It’s been a bumper year, but Australian TV drama is on a knife’s edge

For fans of Australian TV comedy and drama, this is the best of times...But the real picture is more complicated. The scarcity of scripted content for 2022... suggests the industry is, in fact, on a knife’s edge.
october 31 | www.smh.com.au

Obituary: Bert Newton

Bert Newton, one of the pioneers and enduring personalities of Australian television, has died at the age of 83.
october 30 | televisionau.com

Vale: Bert Newton

Legendary entertainer Bert Newton has died, aged 83.
october 30 | tvtonight.com.au

Axed: Back to the Rafters ends at Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is not moving forward with any further episodes of Back to the Rafters.
october 29 | tvtonight.com.au

Lucy Lawless & Renee O'Connor Talk My Life is Murder Reunion, Xena Reboot, & More

The two actresses recently talked to Jamie Ruby of SciFi Vision in an exclusive interview on Zoom about reuniting for the series...
october 24 | scifivision.com

A New Gold Mountain spin-off?

Creatives behind the SBS period drama are in early discussions for more around the lead character Leung Wei Shing played by actor Yoson An.
october 25 | tvtonight.com.au

Kirk Torrance's role of a lifetime

Outrageous Fortune actor Kirk Torrance is in a starring role in The Pact, which promises to show him like never before.
october 23 | www.nzherald.co.nz

Actress Mabel Li sets the scene for representation on screen

Mabel Li reveals rich and wide-reaching nuances within her role as Zhang Lei in SBS’ New Gold Mountain series.
october 21 | harpersbazaar.com.au

Marta Dusseldorp moves into TV production, reveals first series

The Janet King and A Place To Call Home star has helped create an eight-part crime-thriller series called Bay Of Fires.
october 20 | www.smh.com.au

‘Ground-breaking’: Alyssa Sutherland shines light on British rule and Chinese in gold-rush drama

For the first time, storytellers have ‘flipped the script’ on an Australian period drama, telling the story of the brutal chapter of the gold rush era from the perspective of the Chinese miners who came to Victoria’s goldfields in their thousands more than 170 years ago.
october 11 | thenewdaily.com.au

Updates:

December 01...
The Flying Doctors guide upgrade and cast pics complete thru ep 5.26 [taking a break from the series to do other projects]
Under The Vines [NZ] added
The Bureau of Magical Things series 2 guide upgraded thru ep 2.07
November 21 - 30
Bluey episode guide updating regularly
Total Control guide updated
Total Control guide updated

previous updates

premieres:

December
6 - Under the Vines (Acorn)
26 - Love Me (Binge)
26 - Bump - series 2 (Stan)

birthdays:

November
1 - Toni Collette (1972)
3 - Angus McLaren (1988)
4 - Myles Pollard (1972)
6 - Liddy Clark (1953)
6 - Vince Colosimo (1966)
7 - Melissa Bell (1972)
7 - Marisa Siketa (1990)
8 - Tom Wren (1979)
9 - Oliver Ackland (1979)
10 - Jessica Tovey (1987)
10 - Andrew Morley (1989)
11 - Ashleigh Cummings (1992)
12 - Kate Bell (1983)
14 - Michala Banas (1978)
14 - Brooke Satchwell (1980)
15 - Lewis Fitz-Gerald (1958)
16 - Gigi Edgley (1977)
16 - Tim Ferguson (1963)
24 - Dan Falzon (1974)
24 - Shane Bourne (1949)
28 - Ryan Kwanten (1976)
28 - Kristian Schmid (1974)
28 - Wayne Blair (1971)
30 - Kate Fischer (1973)