Headlines:

This Man Doesn't Star in Every Australian TV Show. It Just Seems That Way.

In the relatively cozy confines of Australian television production, it's not surprising that actors would turn up in one show after another... Even by Aussie standards, though, Patrick Brammall is busy. And his recent work is all over American streaming video.
april 20 | www.nytimes.com

Tony Tilse looks forward to the challenge of directing the 'Miss Fisher' movie

Pursuing his passion for projects that take him out of his comfort zone, Tony Tilse is in Indonesia shooting Grisse, a period drama commissioned by HBO Asia. After that wraps, the director will face a different challenge as he starts pre-production on Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears.
april 16 | www.if.com.au

Screen Australia, FilmVic supports Blake telemovie

Screen Australia has made the rare move of financially backing Seven's telemovie The Blake Mysteries, breaking away from its regular policy, to keep the project alive.
april 18 | tvtonight.com.au

Blake telemovie to proceed at Seven without Craig McLachlan

A 90-minute telemovie, retitled as The Blake Mysteries, will see Doctor Lucien Blake disappear in mysterious circumstances, with housekeeper and new bride Jean Beazley (Nadine Garner) to take on a more central role.
april 14 | tvtonight.com.au

'Wanted': On Women and Female Fugitives in Modern Media

Even in a current show that works against genre conventions by casting two female leads, women are still bound for one of two institutions.
april 10 | www.popmatters.com

New faces to join Wentworth in season six

Acclaimed actors Susie Porter and Leah Purcell and newcomer Rarriwuy Hick will join the cast of Wentworth season six... Wentworth will return to Foxtel's Showcase channel on June 19.
april 04 | thewest.com.au

LuckyChap, Hoodlum, ABC Studios International and the ABC partner to retell Shakespeare from a female perspective

A 10-part series that will retell works of Shakespeare from female perspectives is the first project to be announced from a new partnership between the ABC, ABC Studios International, Margot Robbie's production company LuckyChap Entertainment (I, Tonya) and Hoodlum
march 23 | www.if.com.au

Is 'internationalism' the only way forward for cash-strapped ABC dramas?

Harrow was made in Brisbane, but it doesn't actually feel like a show made for an Australian network.
march 19 | www.smh.com.au

Moya O'Sullivan, actor whose career reached from Skippy to the West End

Moya O'Sullivan was a familiar face on our TV screens for more than 50 years. She used to joke that during her long career she had played everybody's mum. Her assessment rang true, but there was a lot more to the popular actor's talent than merely playing mum
march 21 | www.watoday.com.au

A Place to Call Home to end with 6th season

Foxtel's Logie-winning drama A Place to Call Home will end with its upcoming sixth season. Filming began today on the final 10 episodes, billed as "The Final Chapter"
march 19 | tvtonight.com.au

Screen Australia invests in new productions for Seven, TEN, SBS and Foxtel

Screen Australia has announced a slate of production-funding investments including directorial debuts from actors Rachel Griffiths and Guy Pearce, as well as new TV series for SBS, Foxtel, Channel Seven and one for Network Ten
march 15 | mediaweek.com.au

FremantleMedia Australia adapting The Narrow Road to the Deep North

FremantleMedia is working with Australian author Richard Flanagan to adapt his best-selling and Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North for TV.
march 13 | worldscreen.com

Big Red inspires Sacha Horler's latest role

One of Australia's most acclaimed and versatile actors, Sacha Horler steps into the larger-than-life shoes of Victoria "Sando" Sandringham, the outrageous lead character in new ABC comedy Sando.
march 10 | thewest.com.au

Phoebe Tonkin comes home for SBS thriller

Phoebe Tonkin is one of Australia's biggest acting success stories. In 2012, she got her big break landing a role on the successful US supernatural TV series The Vampire Diaries... Last year, the Sydney girl returned to Australia for a role on new SBS drama Safe Harbour, a psychological thriller dealing with social and political issues.
march 01 | www.msn.com

Updates:

April 01...
A Place to Call Home series 5 guide finally completed
Kiki and Kitty episode guide completed
Harrow episode guide updated
Harrow episode guide updated to finale
Survivor NZ: Thailand added
March 23 - 31
Sando episode guide updated
Harrow episode guide updated
Safe Harbour episode guide completed
Sando episode guide updated
Harrow episode guide updated
Pine Gap added
All Saints series 6 gallery upgrade completed. Done with AS for now, moving on to a Wentworth guide rebuild

previous updates

airdates:

May
06 - Picnic at Hanging Rock (Showcase)
June
19 - Wentworth: series 6 (Showcase)

birthdays:

April
1 - Lachy Hulme (1971)
1 - Kym Wilson (1973)
1 - Fletcher Humphrys (1976)
2 - Toni Scanlan (1956)
3 - Shane Connor (1959)
3 - Ben Mendelsohn (1969)
4 - Hugo Weaving (1960)
6 - Hal McElroy (1946)
6 - Jim McElroy (1946)
7 - Russell Crowe (1964)
8 - Cindy Waddingham (1980)
9 - Ron Haddrick (1929)
9 - Peta Toppano (1952)
12 - Magda Szubanski (1961)
12 - Jared Turner (1978)
13 - Jessica Napier (1979)
13 - Judy Nunn (1945)
15 - Kim Gyngell (1952)
16 - David Lyons (1976)
19 - Gillian Jones (1947)
20 - Elspeth Ballantyne (1939)
22 - John Waters (1948)
22 - Salvator Coco (1975)
22 - Ingo Rademacher (1971)
23 - Elaine Smith (1962)
23 - Judy Davis (1955)
24 - Rian McLean (1984)
24 - Nicole Gulasekharam (1991)
25 - Daniel MacPherson (1980)
26 - Michael Dorman (1981)
27 - Erik Thomson (1967)
29 - Firass Dirani (1984)
29 - Max Cullen (1940)
30 - Pamela Rabe (1959)
30 - Blair McDonough (1981)