Headlines:

Children's series 'Grace Beside Me' marks a first for NITV

NITV has commissioned its first ever scripted live-action series, Grace Beside Me... Aimed at 8-12 year olds, Grace Beside Me follows Fuzzy Mac, a 13-year-old who discovers she can see ghosts and spirits. However, all she wants to do is fit in, as it's "hard enough navigating the highs and lows of becoming a teenager while living with your eccentric Nan and Pop, without also having to deal with needy ghosts, mischievous totems and cantankerous Ancestors."
january 17 | if.com.au

Margot Robbie, Chris Hemsworth... Joe Klocek? Meet the Aussie stars to watch

Whether it's the Hemsworth brothers or more seasoned actors such as Nicole Kidman, Hollywood has never been short of Australian talent... Here are the 10 Australians we think you should keep an eye on.
january 07 | www.theherald.com.au

Fiona Eagger on the making of 'Newton's Law'

The team behind 'Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries', Deb Cox and Fiona Eagger, are back with 'Newton's Law', starring Claudia Karvan. Eagger talks to IF about the show's development and shooting in the ABC carpark.
january 06 | if.com.au

The pick of what's coming up on Australian television this year

Killers, picnics and sequels, oh my! Australian television's 2017 slate is interesting - because it blends some classics, some exhumed masterpieces and some very strange choices.
january 01 | www.smh.com.au

Bumper year for Australian TV drama, but which shows rose to the top?

This is what a bumper year looks like... In addition to the heartening volume of production, the variety of series — thrillers, romantic comedies, comedy-drama hybrids — attested to the impressive depth of local talent on-screen and behind-the-scenes.
december 08 | www.theage.com.au

Kath and Kim house snapped up for more than $1.4 million in Patterson Lakes

Kath and Kim's "noice, different, unusual" Patterson Lakes home has sold after a month on the market, fetching a foxy seven-figure sale price.
december 07 | www.realestate.com.au

Hot cop comedy

If ever a TV show could be described as radio with pictures, it's the new Working Dog comedy series Pacific Heat.
november 21 | au.news.yahoo.com

Dr Blake star Craig McLachlan: 'I think it's lovely people still want to talk to me about Henry and Neighbours'

Former Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan talks about new period crime drama The Dr Blake Mysteries and reminisces about his '80s soap heyday.
november 29 | www.whatsontv.co.uk

How Tasmania became the gothic muse of Australian film and TV

From The Kettering Incident to Rosehaven, the isolation and dark beauty of Australia's island state is bringing resounding success to the screen
november 24 | www.theguardian.com

Vale: Peter Sumner

Stage and screen actor Peter Sumner, best known for Spyforce, Play School and Star Wars has died aged 74.
november 23 | www.tvtonight.com.au

'Home' is where her heart is

The lush, sprawling and compulsively watchable Australian TV series A Place to Call Home, whose fourth season begins streaming on Acorn.tv in the U.S. on Thursday, has been tagged a Down Under Downton Abbey.
november 21 | www.star-telegram.com

Interview with Marta Dusseldorp of A Place to Call Home

If you haven't caught up on A Place to Call Home airing on streaming channel Acorn, you should clear your schedule and binge watch until Season 4 is released on Thanksgiving Day
november 21 | parade.com

ABC's Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries set to become an action movie trilogy

Australian television's most loved private detective could become an Indiana Jones-style action hero on the big screen if producers behind Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries can pull it off.
november 17 | www.smh.com.au

Commercial broadcasters mull paying ABC to take on kids' TV obligations

Australia's commercial TV networks may attempt to drop their obligations to deliver a quota of children's drama content and instead pay the ABC to it
november 16 | mumbrella.com.au

Updates:

January 01...
1979 NZ series Children of Fire Mountain added
Power Without Glory original episode guide being written, complete through episode 19. Also attempting a complete cast page.
Newton's Law episode guide started
Blue Heelers episode galleries are slowly being replaced (this will be a very long term project)
Newton's Law episode guide updated
December 01 - 31
Nowhere Boys episode guide updated
Upper Middle Bogan series 3 guide completed
Rosehaven episode guide completed (as much as possible)
Pacific Heat episode guide updated
A Place to Call Home series 4 guide completed
AACTA Award winners added
Wolf Creek episode guide and cast page redone
Skippy episode guide pics upgraded
Please Like Me series 4 guide completed
Terry Teo [NZ] episode guide completed
No Activity series 2 guide upgraded
Drop Dead Weird added

previous updates

airdates:

February
tba - 800 Words - series 2b (7)
09 - Newton's Law (ABC)

birthdays:

January
1 - Debra Lawrance (1957)
1 - Richard Roxburgh (1964)
1 - Nicolle Dickson (1969)
1 - Radha Mitchell (1973)
1 - Maeve Dermody (1985)
1 - Lara Robinson (1998)
2 - Damien Bodie (1985)
3 - Kerry Armstrong (1958)
4 - Nikki Coghill (1964)
8 - Lauren Hewett (1981)
8 - Steve Jacobs (1967)
10 - Jeremy Cumpston (1967)
10 - Jeremy Sims (1966)
10 - Marnie Reece-Wilmore (1974)
11 - Holly Brisley (1978)
11 - Peter Hardy (1957)
13 - Adam Zwar (1972)
13 - Annie Jones (1967)
14 - Zac Drayson (1983)
16 - Lorraine Bayly (1937)
16 - Charlotte Best (1994)
18 - Petra Jared (1979)
18 - Sean Keenan (1993)
20 - Jane Hall (1971)
20 - Jodie Dry (1974)
20 - Dena Kaplan (1989)
20 - Kimberley Davies (1973)
21 - Marnie Kennedy (1994)
21 - Freya Stafford (1977)
21 - Rove McManus (1974)
21 - Sarah Lambert (1970)
22 - Abi Tucker (1973)
22 - Damian Walshe-Howling (1970)
23 - Rebekah Elmaloglou (1974)
24 - Melissa Tkautz (1974)
29 - Jessica Marais (1985)
29 - Isabel Lucas (1985)
29 - Lynne McGranger (1953)
29 - Maggie Kirkpatrick (1941)
29 - Molly Meldrum (1946)
31 - Anthony LaPaglia (1959)
31 - Portia de Rossi (1973)
31 - Sophie Katanis (1979)
31 - Robert Grubb (1950)