Headlines:

Marta Dusseldorp dominating TV as one of the small screen's favourite women

It's hard to imagine a time when Marta Dusseldorp wasn't one of the small screen's favourite women... For the versatile star, playing steely prosecutor Janet in the series spin-off from 2011's Crownies is exhilarating yet exhausting.
may 19 | www.heraldsun.com.au

Sigrid Thornton on the art of reinvention

Things have come full circle for Sigrid Thornton. Appearing in Wentworth, a contemporary take on life behind bars, takes her back some 35 years to her work on Prisoner. It was her longest stint on a television series and she learnt much from older actors such as Sheila Florance and Maggie Kirkpatrick.
may 19 | www.smh.com.au

SundanceTV to co-produce second season of 'Rosehaven'

SundanceTV is set to co-produce the second season of Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor's Rosehaven with the ABC, What Horse?, and Guesswork Television.
may 18 | if.com.au

Dark Side

Legal dramas and police procedurals... routinely address their wider social and political contexts... Acclaimed Australian legal drama Janet King is no exception.
may 14 | thewest.com.au

SBS announces Safe Harbour cast

Phoebe Tonkin (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, H2O Just Add Water), Joel Jackson (Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door, Deadline Gallipoli) and Leeanna Walsman (Seven Types of Ambiguity, Cleverman, Wentworth) are amongst the cast members of upcoming SBS drama Safe Harbour.
may 15 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Foxtel drama Wentworth has aired the most graphic scene on Australian television

It might well be the most gruesome moment in the history of the multi award-winning drama Wentworth. And that's saying something.
may 10 | www.news.com.au

New Aussie thriller for SBS, Dead Lucky

SBS has commissioned a new 4 part crime thriller from the writers of House Husbands. Dead Lucky, which has been funded by Screen Australia, takes place on a perfect Sydney day, when the lives of two feuding detectives, a share-house of international students, a pair of corrupt shop owners, a grieving widow and a gunman all collide, leaving one dead and another missing.
may 11 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Wentworth star Nicole da Silva reveals ambition to play role of Lara Croft

Nicole da Silva... tells Kate Waterhouse about losing her anonymity, the strangest place she has been recognised and the TV shows she is binge watching herself.
may 07 | www.smh.com.au

Deborah Mailman stars in first animation to feature Indigenous Australians

Offspring actress Deborah Mailman is lending her voice to Australia's first animation to feature Indigenous Australians and their culture.
may 07 | www.smh.com.au

Vale: Val Jellay

Showbiz veteran Val Jellay, best known for The Flying Doctors, has died aged 89. Son and performer Marty Fields shared the sad news online today after her hospitalisation earlier this week.
may 06 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Val Jellay: The Flying Doctors actor dies of pneumonia aged 89

Australian actor and vaudevillian Val Jellay, best known for her role in The Flying Doctors and double act with husband Maurie Fields, has died at age 89
may 06 | www.abc.net.au

The slow death of Australian children's TV drama

kids' TV in this country is in a dire state... Free-to-air TV networks have to commission certain amounts of children's programs each year. But in recent years there's been a dismaying lack of new live action shows, or recognisably Australian content. Instead, local children's TV has become dominated by animation with little sense of place.
april 26 | theconversation.com

#SaveKidsTV campaign pushes back against networks

A #savekidsTV campaign has been launched in response to TV networks wanting to ditch their commitment to Children's Television... Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young launched the campaign today on behalf of the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Screen Producers Australia
april 27 | www.tvtonight.com.au

Hugo Weaving: Australia's cultural cringe is 'pathetically immature'

Actor Hugo Weaving speaks to Ben Neutze about returning to TV for ABC's Seven Types of Ambiguity and why it gives him 'the shits' that Australians look down their noses at our own own arts and culture.
april 18 | indaily.com.au

Ballarat keeps Doctor Blake alive as ABC kills off crime series

Although filming has ceased, the show is not over for Ballarat. The city's Sovereign Hill theme park is holding an exhibition for the next few months, looking behind the camera at the show's sets and costumes.
april 19 | www.abc.net.au

Cult Leftovers warming up Down Under

Cult US sci-fi series The Leftovers will relocate to Australia for its third and final season but where the plot takes us is anyone's guess.
april 19 | thewest.com.au

Updates:

May 23...
Love Child episode guide updated
All Saints series 9 guide and gallery upgrade started. I will only be doing series 9-12 for the time being.
Janet King episode guide updated
May 17 - 22
Wentworth episode guide updated
Love Child episode guide updated
Janet King episode guide updated
Seven Types of Ambiguity episode guide completed
The Strip episode guide upgraded with new images
Cops LAC episode guide upgraded

previous updates

airdates:

May
25 - Janet King: series 3 (ABC)
June
05 - Here Come the Habibs (Nine)
07 - Ronny Chieng: International Student (ABC)
15 - The Family Law (SBS)
29 - Cleverman (ABC)

birthdays:

May
2 - Anna McGahan (1988)
3 - Richard Sutherland (1971)
5 - Dieter Brummer (1976)
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 - Ada Nicodemou (1977)
16 - Celia Ireland (1966)
19 - Claudia Karvan (1972)
21 - Brett Tucker (1972)
21 - Josephine Mitchell (1965)
21 - Inge Hornstra (1974)
21 - Belinda Bromilow (1975)
22 - Gary Sweet (1957)
25 - Jansen Spencer (1981)
25 - Kick Gurry (1978)
26 - Marieke Hardy (1976)
26 - Rachael Blake (1971)
26 - Jolene Anderson (1980)
27 - Sara Wiseman (1972)
28 - Kylie Minogue (1968)
29 - Louise Siversen (1958)