Congratulations Shane and Andrew – winners of The Amazing Race Australia 2012
Aug16

Congratulations Shane and Andrew – winners of The Amazing Race Australia 2012

Congratulations to Shane Haw and Andrew Thoday (“the Cops”) who last night made it across the line first on Fraser Island in Queensland to be crowned winners of The Amazing Race Australia season two. The team beat out the “Alphas” of Paul & Steve and the twins Michelle & Jo to win $250,000 to share between them. This second series of The Amazing Race Australia has struggled to find as solid an...

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What have we learned from #BeingLaraBingle?
Aug08

What have we learned from #BeingLaraBingle?

Honestly, not much. Actually, maybe what we really learned are life lessons, and Lara’s role was to help us to recognise them: Always get changed with the blinds closed in your Bondi penthouse apartment. Involving your brother in your reality show is never going to end well. Always – ALWAYS – open your bills, especially the ones from the RTA. Make friends with call centre workers. You never know when you’ll...

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Puts back in what the sponsors take out (@GruenSweat)
Jul27

Puts back in what the sponsors take out (@GruenSweat)

It’s a complete tease – 4 episodes of the usual Gruen suspects talking sport sponsorship and branding to tie in with the London Olympics, and then it’s gone forever. Or at least until the next Olympics. Which, depending on the needs of sponsors, could be sooner than we think. With Gruen Sweat however, we’re guaranteed more insight from the panellists in what has undoubtedly become one of the ABC’s marquee...

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“God, people are smart…” (#TheShireTV)
Jul17

“God, people are smart…” (#TheShireTV)

Sydney, Australia. Famous for everything it’s famous for. But the real story happens down the road… Welcome to The Shire. Given the controversy surrounding the production of The Shire the premiere was always going to be highly anticipated, though even Channel 10 could not have expected the intensity of interest the show experienced last night. From the opening bars of Paul Kelly’s “Dumb Things” (a more...

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Congratulations to Brad & Lara – winners of #TheBlock 2012!
Jul02

Congratulations to Brad & Lara – winners of #TheBlock 2012!

Congratulations to Brad & Lara, winners of The Block 2012 after their house sold for the highest margin at auction, leaving them with $506,000 profit and $100,000 prize money to boot. It was a tight finish with the newlyweds just beating out Dan & Dani, followed by Mike & Andrew and Dale & Sophie. While not necessarily a surprise ending Brad & Lara’s chances of success were buoyed by the fact they won...

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Bikie Wars: Brothers In Arms
Jun21

Bikie Wars: Brothers In Arms

For five weeks the audience watching Bikie Wars: Brothers In Arms have borne witness to the disintegration of a motorcycle club that it’s ego-maniacal leader was too pig-headed to realise he was the reason for it’s splintering. As the Comancheros, led by Jock Ross (Matt Nable), headed west and left behind a disenfranchised, rag-tag group of men Anthony “Snoddy” Spencer (Callan Mulvey) had no choice but to step...

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