Headlines:

Home and Away star Olivia Deeble's acting career is a family affair

Growing up as a third generation television star has its benefits for Olivia Deeble — such as when you need advice because your character is supposed to be drunk and you're too young to have touched alcohol.
june 16 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Arresting times with good Aussie drama

Being arrested is not usually a pleasant experience ... I'd imagine. But it was kinda fun at Wentworth.
june 16 | www.adelaidenow.com.au

Gyton Grantley reveals how playing Carl Williams turned his life 'upside down'

It's been 10 years since Gyton Grantley shot to fame for playing Carl Williams in Underbelly and his life has never been the same since.
june 06 | www.news.com.au

Tony Morphett: 'You wanted to be worthy of his respect'

The death of Tony Morphett inspires colleagues to honour his skills as a screenwriter, his feeling for character and his grace as a human being.
june 05 | www.artshub.com.au

ABC Studios International and Stan Partner for The Gloaming

Stan has commissioned a new original series, The Gloaming, co-produced with ABC Studios International. The eight-part drama is created by The Kettering Incident's Victoria Madden. Set to premiere in 2019, The Gloaming will be shot in Tasmania.
june 05 | worldscreen.com

Vale: Tony Morphett

Prolific screenwriter Tony Morphett, whose vast body of work includes Blue Heelers, Water Rats, The Shiralee, The Last Wave has died, aged 80.
june 04 | tvtonight.com.au

'Mrs Blake' turns sleuth in Ghost Stories telemovie

Seven has begun production on a Doctor Blake telemovie, which will evolve around Nadine Garner's character Jean and is set after the eponymous doctor-turned-sleuth's disappearance.
june 04 | www.smh.com.au

Third season of 'Wanted' starts SA shoot as Matchbox opens Adelaide office

Jocelyn Moorhouse will make her first foray into television directing on the third season of Matchbox Pictures and R&R Productions' Wanted.
june 04 | www.if.com.au

Mystery Road review — TV spin-off unearths ambitious tale of small-town secrets

Director Rachel Perkins leaves her mark on this satisfying spin-off of Ivan Sen's film with the aid of a stellar cast and outstanding cinematography
june 03 | www.theguardian.com

Paradise Beach, where sand gets in the soap

The Eighties and Nineties sure brought some soapie clunkers to the otherwise top-rating Nine Network. After the demise of former hit series The Young Doctors and The Sullivans, each year brought the promise of a new arrival that would, inevitably, die a ratings death and play out its remaining episodes in the summer non-ratings period.
june 02 | televisionau.com

New Heights: ABC drama series starts production in East Perth

East Perth is abuzz with production starting today on ABC's new 'slice of life' serial drama series, The Heights. Marcus Graham and Shari Sebbens are just two members of an ensemble cast guided by a creative team that fosters emerging and local talent and supports the WA television industry.
june 01 | www.watoday.com.au

Actor Cornelia Frances dead at 77

Much-loved Australian actor Cornelia Frances has lost her battle with cancer.
may 29 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au

The Judy factor: Davis returns to Australian TV on ABC's Mystery Road

The first striking thing about Mystery Road is the landscape... In addition to being a crime story, a social study and a family drama, the six-part series is an ode to the East Kimberley region of WA
may 24 | www.smh.com.au

McLeod's Daughters reunion happening in Leeton

BY NOW, most are aware a popular television program is coming to Leeton for a reunion, but exactly why and how did this happen?
may 20 | www.therural.com.au

Seven's Motel promised daytime sizzle

The Seven Network's bold — and third — attempt to produce a daytime soap opera was met with comparisons to popular overseas dramas Peyton Place and Coronation Street. With a generous budget and a cast list of 16, Motel was a serious attempt to crack the daytime market as an alternative to cheaper game and chat shows.
may 20 | televisionau.com

Updates:

June 16...
Wentworth series 6 guide started
Drop Dead Weird episode guide progressing
Jack Irish episode guide updated
Back in Very Small Business added
June 01 - 15
Picnic at Hanging Rock episode guide images redone
c/o The Bartons (1988 kids series) added
Sherazade: The Untold Stories added
2018 Logie Award nominees added
800 Words character and actor profiles added
Skinford added
Jack Irish series 2 guide started

previous updates

airdates:

June
19 - Wentworth: series 6 (Showcase)
July
08 - Jack Irish (ABC)
25 - Dead Lucky (SBS)

birthdays:

June
June 1 - Caroline Craig (1969)
June 1 - Bill Young (1950)
June 1 - Jason Donovan (1968)
June 1 - Ed Oxenbould - 2001)
June 3 - Miriama Smith (1976)
June 4 - Rachel Griffiths (1968)
June 6 - Andrew McFarlane (1951)
June 6 - Jacinta Stapleton (1979)
June 7 - Anthony Simcoe (1969)
June 7 - Gia Carides (1964)
June 9 - Terry Norris (1930)
June 9 - Jane Kennedy (1964)
June 11 - Claire Holt (1988)
June 12 - Frances O'Connor (1969)
June 12 - Kieran Darcy-Smith (1965)
June 12 - Samantha Tolj (1982)
June 12 - Tom Oliver (1938)
June 13 - Jodi Smit-McPhee (1996)
June 15 - Nina Liu (1977)
June 15 - William Snow (1960)
June 15 - Dan Paris (1973)
June 18 - Nick Tate (1942)
June 19 - Anthony Phelan (1954)
June 20 - Nicole Kidman (1967)
June 23 - Bryan Brown (1947)
June 23 - Tara Morice (1964)
June 23 - Joel Edgerton (1974)
June 27 - Teague Rook (1971)
June 28 - Sandy Gore (1950)
June 29 - Chris Egan (1984)