Headlines:

Damian Walshe-Howling steps out of spotlight for directing shot

He's known for his roles on Underbelly, Blue Heelers and Janet King but Damian Walshe-Howling is never one to rest on his laurels, recently joining the crew of Underbelly Files: Chopper.
october 19 | tvtonight.com.au

Lucy Durack shines in new series Sisters

She's the golden girl of the Australian stage but Perth's Lucy Durack relished the chance to tackle some darker material when it came to her first major television role.
october 17 | thewest.com.au

Rick Donald on his 800 Words character's dramatic twist

She's the golden girl of the Australian stage but Perth's Lucy Durack relished the chance to tackle some darker material when it came to her first major television role.
october 16 | thewest.com.au

Wake in Fright: Ten revives a cult classic, ad breaks and all

Channel Ten recently decided a remake of the film was a potential ratings winner. It seems they were a little off-the-mark in that regard: the first part of their two-episode mini-series premiered last night to just 408,000 viewers.
october 09 | dailyreview.com.au

800 Words, Westside bosses commit to fixing director gender balance

The formal, public pledge for equal gender representation came after South Pacific Pictures chief executive Kelly Martin realised that between shows including Shortland Street, Westside and The Brokenwood Mysteries, the number of women being employed as director - or lack thereof - was fairly shocking.
october 08 | www.stuff.co.nz

Period drama visits telling times of the late '50s

When A Place to Call Home returns to our screens on Sunday, much has changed.
october 05 | thewest.com.au

Wrong Girl the right fit for Joel

Joel Jackson is set to shake things up when he joins Ten's dramedy The Wrong Girl this week.
october 03 | thewest.com.au

Call for Netflix to fill local content quotas

Marta Dusseldorp has called out streaming services taking advantage of the Australian market without putting money back into the local industry.
october 05 | www.skynews.com.au

Producers warn Oz could become a 'dumping ground' if quotas are removed

Without government intervention Australia would become a dumping ground for content from bigger English-speaking markets, according to Screen Producers Australia.
october 03 | www.if.com.au

A Place to Call Home fans "will be on the edge of their seat" says creator

Creator Bevan Lee has conducted the fifth season of A Place to Call Home like a symphony, he says, building to its strongest crescendo so far.
october 04 | tvtonight.com.au

Dominic Monaghan lands lead in police procedural miniseries 'Bite Club'

Dominic Monaghan will take the lead in Bite Club, a new miniseries from Sony Pictures TV and Channel Nine Australia.
october 03 | www.hollywoodreporter.com

800 Words star Erik Thomson on the show's new season

It is the third season of the New Zealand/Australian co-production, but Thomson, who also serves as associate producer, is not taking success for granted.
october 02 | www.stuff.co.nz

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries movie smashes Kickstarter goal in hours

TV's chicest detective Phryne Fisher is officially headed for a lush big screen adventure, after a Kickstarter campaign for a Miss Fisher movie hit its goal within hours.
september 19 | www.smh.com.au

Sherazade: The Untold Stories is being buried by Network Ten

At a time when broadcasters are under review for not supporting Australian Kids TV, you'd think a network would want to promote the hell out of a $12.5m animated drama, created by one of this country's leading animation companies, before it goes to air.
september 16 | thenewdaily.com.au

Netflix and ABC commission political thriller from Screentime

Netflix and the ABC have commissioned Screentime to produce a six-hour drama series entitled Pine Gap.
september 14 | www.mediaweek.com.au

Inside the Oakville property made famous by 'A Country Practice'

One of the most famous properties in Australian television history is set to be auctioned — and we've chatted to the owners of Oakville's Wandin Valley Hospital.
september 11 | www.news.com.au

Updates:

October 16...
Silver Sun episode guide pics upgraded, cast page added
The Doctor Blake Mysteries guide updated with telemovie finale
Rosehaven episode guide updated
The Letdown episode guide updated
The Ex-PM episode guide updated
Doctor Doctor series 2 guide completed
Get Krack!n episode guide completed
October 09 - 15
Sunshine episode guide updated
Top of the Lake series 1 guide redone
800 Words episode guide updated (x2)
The Doctor Blake Mysteries guide updated
Rosehaven episode guide updated
The Ex-PM episode guide updated
The Letdown episode guide updated
The Wrong Girl episode guide updated
Mustangs FC episode guide updated
A Place to Call Home episode guide updated

previous updates

airdates:

October
11 - Mustangs FC (ABC)
18 - Sunshine (SBS)
25 - Rosehaven (ABC)
25 - The Letdown (ABC)
25 - Sisters (Ten)
26 - The Ex-PM (ABC)
October
11 - Mustangs FC (ABC)

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)
9 - Brett Partridge (1965)
10 - Geoff Morrell (1948)
11 - Marcus Graham (1963)
11 - Claudia Black (1973)
12 - Hugh Jackman (1968)
12 - Kate Beahan (1974)
13 - William Zappa (1948)
13 - Wayne Pygram (1959)
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)
25 - Terry Gill (1939)
27 - Paul Tassone (1969)
27 - Melanie Vallejo (1979)
28 - Terence Donovan (1942)
30 - Garry McDonald (1948)