Hamish and Andy’s #GapYearSouthAmerica
Jun14

Hamish and Andy’s #GapYearSouthAmerica

It’s become a reliable franchise for Nine – let Hamish & Andy do pretty much whatever they want, film it, and it’ll be guaranteed ratings. The series has developed since the first in the US and now it’s all about the two boys in whatever “fish out of water” scenario they can put themselves in. They’ve got it down to a fine art. From the press release: Hola! Hamish and Andy are back for...

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2012 Report Card – @Channel9, @GEMchannel, @GOchannel, Extra
Dec12

2012 Report Card – @Channel9, @GEMchannel, @GOchannel, Extra

2012 was Channel 9’s best year in a long time (and they needed it to be after the annus horribilis of 2011). A lot of their reality and drama product delivered very strong ratings and they held charge with the number one show for the year – the breakout hit that was The Voice Australia. Their NewsCAFF products improved its position under new leadership, and their newest addition to their morning schedule took up the...

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TV Guide for week ending 28/07/12
Jul22

TV Guide for week ending 28/07/12

The Olympics cometh – and so this week it means the bulk of the finales and the start of a few shows to tide over those not watching “That Big Sporting Event In London” for the next couple of weeks. Downton Abbey & Revenge finish up for Ch7 – both of them hits for the network, delivering solid ratings and heralding the return of both period drama and prime time soap opera as successful TV. Following the...

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TV Guide for week ending 23/06/12
Jun17

TV Guide for week ending 23/06/12

Short of the launch of The Voice Australia this week will be the biggest we’ll see this year – the season finales/grand finals of both Dancing With The Stars AND the two-part finale of The Voice Australia. Amidst this chaos, Man vs Wild pops back up, and Pictures Of You has one of the funniest men alive in Ross Noble on to talk about his life reflected in his photos – it’s such a great series. This week, one of...

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Achtung, Baby! (@hamishandandy #EuroGapYear)
Jun01

Achtung, Baby! (@hamishandandy #EuroGapYear)

After an underwhelming start it found it’s feet once the stars spent more time out of the studio. With Hamish & Andy’s Euro Gap Year the boys in question will be out and about more often which will make all the difference. How funny it will be is up to Hamish & Andy. We’ll be watching, if only to get the answer to the question about his “timeslot tatt” from last year – different time in...

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