Headlines:

Breathless, new miniseries for 10

Network 10 and Channel 5 have co-commissioned a new miniseries, Breathless, starring Brett Tucker and Eastenders star Charlie Brooks.
december 06 | tvtonight.com.au

New series of PACKED TO THE RAFTERS announced... with a twist

Amazon today announced the first scripted Australian Amazon Original series, Back to the Rafters, which will launch on Prime Video in Australia and around the world in more than 200 countries and territories.
december 05 | tvblackbox.com.au

Show of the week: Halifax Retribution

In some ways, Halifax: Retribution might seem like a reboot of sorts but in truth it’s vastly different from the cult telemovies that became iconic in Australia and beyond.
december 02 | tbivision.com

Seven commissions children’s drama Mystic, in NZ.

Seven has co-commissioned a new children’s drama to be filmed in New Zealand... Based on the Pony Club Secrets books by author Stacy Gregg, the character-driven drama will target a family audience, focusing on the key issue of climate change.
december 01 | tvtonight.com.au

Magical adventure returns with Bureau of Magical Things season 2

ZDF Enterprises, Screen Queensland and Screen Australia have today announced the second season of hit live-action children’s series The Bureau of Magical Things from internationally-renowned producer Jonathan M. Shiff.
november 27 | www.screenaustralia.gov.au

Stan announces star-studded cast for Bloom season 2 in 2020

the six-part Stan Original Series welcomes back its stars from the first season, including Jacki Weaver, Bryan Brown and Phoebe Tonkin... joining the cast for season two is a mix of rising stars and Australian screen legends
november 13 | www.mediaweek.com.au

New series to reveal Leyland Brothers as Australia's Greatest Monster Hunters

Mike and Mal Leyland brought the Australian landscape into lounge rooms across the country with their documentary series in the 1970s, and this new comedy will show the 'real story' of how the brothers hunted monsters in the Outback.
november 11 | tvblackbox.com.au

Screen Australia announces $900,000 in story development funding for 26 projects

Twenty-six projects have received a share of almost $900,000 in funding, Screen Australia has announced.
november 11 | mumbrella.com.au

Reg Watson restored to Neighbours closing credits

Neighbours creator Reg Watson, who died last month aged 93, has had his name returned to the international version of the serial’s closing credits after a campaign by fans of the cul-de-sac set soap opera.
november 02 | atvtoday.co.uk

Amazon Prime commissions ‘Packed to the Rafters’ reboot

Seven Studios is preparing to revive Packed to the Rafters, the first Australian drama commission by Amazon Prime Video. Bevan Lee, who created the family comedy-drama which ran for six seasons on the Seven Network, is overseeing the reboot which is in pre-production.
november 01 | www.if.com.au

Vale Anne Phelan: tributes flow for actress and HIV activist

Prisoner actress and HIV activist Anne Phelan OAM has died.
october 29 | www.starobserver.com.au

Vale: Anne Phelan

Veteran Australian actress Anne Phelan, best known for Prisoner and Winners & Losers, has died, aged 71.
october 28 | tvtonight.com.au

New cast members announced as production commences on season eight of Wentworth

Foxtel today announced season 8 of critically acclaimed Australian drama Wentworth has commenced production with three heritage characters from the original Prisoner series entering the compound.
october 25 | tvblackbox.com.au

Justine Clarke, Steve Peacocke and Rob Collins to star in new Channel Seven drama

Channel Seven has confirmed a stellar cast for brand new drama series RFDS, with fan-favourites including Justine Clarke, Rob Collins and Stephen Peacocke signed on to star.
october 23 | www.nowtolove.com.au

Damon Herriman, ‘Nightingale’, ‘Lambs Of God’ Lead Australia's AACTA Award Nominations

'Judy & Punch' star Herriman received four acting nominations for film and TV work, the most ever in the awards’ history.
october 22 | hollywoodreporter.com

Updates:

November 28...
Upright added, episode guide started
Playing For Keeps guide updated
The Brokenwood Mysteries [NZ] series 6 guide completed
Playing For Keeps series 2 guide completed (as much as possible)
Out of the Blue episode guide completed [took 83 days]
Doctor Doctor/The Heart Guy series 4 guide updated. Credits done, pics will be added in the weeks to come [started]
November 20 - 27
Fat Pizza episode guide updated
Wellington Paranormal [NZ] guide done 'til the end of the year
Mr. Inbetween series 2 guide completed
The Video Store [NZ web series] added
Doctor Doctor/The Heart Guy guide updated
Fat Pizza: BiB guide completed

previous updates

airdates:

December
01 - Upright (Fox Showcase)
09 - The Heart Guy (USA, Acorn)
13 - The Other Guy (Stan)
25 - The Commons (Stan)
January
01 - The Gloaming (Stan)

birthdays:

November
1 - Ivy Latimer (1994)
1 - Melissa Jaffer (1936)
1 - Jane Turner (1960)
3 - Richard Cawthorne (1976)
5 - Denise Drysdale (1948)
6 - Alexandra Fowler (1961)
6 - Kelly Paterniti (1987)
7 - Basia A'Hern (1989)
7 - Emily Browning (1988)
7 - Bethany Whitmore (1999)
11 - Hamish Blake (1981)
11 - Tasneem Roc (1978)
12 - Nicola Charles (1969)
14 - Rebecca Gibney (1964)
14 - Nadine Garner (1970)
15 - Kirsty Lee Allan (1984)
16 - Georgie Parker (1964)
16 - Miranda Otto (1967)
18 - Bridie Carter (1970)
18 - Frankie J Holden (1952)
19 - Cameron Nugent (1974)
23 - Lucy Bell (1968)
24 - Danny Raco (1979)
24 - Matt Passmore (1972)
26 - Steve Bisley (1951)
26 - Nikolai Nikolaeff (1981)
26 - Danielle Cormack (1970)
26 - Steve Le Marquand (1967)
28 - Alex Dimitriades (1973)
28 - Kane McNay (1984)
28 - Neil Pigot (1961)
28 - Josephine Byrnes (1966)
29 - Gavin Harrison (1970)