MolksTVTalk the Podcast – Andrew Gunsberg Special

Andrew Gunsburg & Anne Loxley - Photo Finish

Though he now bases himself in Los Angeles, Andrew Gunsberg found time to sneak back to Australia to make a surprising little show premiering tonight on ABC1 - PHOTO FINISH. For six years he hosted Australian Idol and as a passionate photographer the series offered the great challenge to combine work and pleasure where, each week, three amateur photographers compete head-to-head in themed photographic challenges. Equipped with the same camera, the time-based assignments are designed to test the photographers’ creativity and skills. And not just with your standard SLR - from high-end gear to an iPhone, the challenges are many and varied. As a "slashy" (Host slash judge) Andrew has to help decide the weekly winner, and is joined by Anne Loxley, a curator at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art as well as an expert judge from each … [Read more...]

MolksTVTalk the Podcast – S02E20

The Voice Australia - Coaches

There is no way we could have this week's episode without discussing the elephant in the metaphorical Channel 10 room - why does George say such stupid things on MasterChef Australia. And WTF is going on with Being Lara Bingle as a television show?! It's a special Skype podcast as SteveMolk is in Perth while Dave keeps the peace in Brislantis so that brings all sorts of fun - not least of which is Steve worrying about the massive storm doing it's business outside. Still, it means this podcast could be his last, so it's not too bad an epitaph. On this week's show we cover such topics as: BEING LARA BINGLE - will anybody care next week? News that MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA will finish early and an ALL-STARS show will drop during the Olympics! An important and inspiration look into the life of Eddie MABO. Andrew Gunsburg and PHOTO … [Read more...]

MolksTVTalk the Podcast – S02E19


This week's MolksTVTalk the Podcast now contains added DAVE! The wonderful Dave Burton has stepped in to talk all sorts of TV randomness, and does so with great aplomb. What a guy! We both hope you like this first episode with Dave and would really value your feedback - tweet either of us at (Molk) @MolksTVTalk or (Dave) @dave_burton and let us know what you think. Not everything has changed - there's still the same high quality TV discussion and analysis that you've come to know and love. It's just... different. On this week's show we cover such topics as: Our first impressions of the new TEN LATE NEWS. TRACY GRIMSHAW reminds us what actual current affairs TV looks like. Delta's "interview" on 60 MINUTES. Ch9 found guilty of lying over the Clubs Australia "ad" during a 2011 NRL broadcast. Her Majesty likes to party. THE … [Read more...]

2012 schedule for @ABCTV

Adam Hills In Gordon Street Tonight

The ABC made some serious ground in 2011 with their much improved drama and comedy slates, and at last night's 2012 schedule launch they upped the ante just that little bit more... New series from Andrew Denton and Shaun Micallef. The return of Rake, Laid & Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight. New drama in Mabo, The Eye Of The Storm and Redfern Now. So much goodness - and Channel 10 is now in so much trouble by comparison. From the press release: ABC TV IN 2012… WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE! Guy Pearce // Essie Davis // Shaun Micallef // Andrew Denton // Richard Roxburgh // Brian Cox // Jimi Bani // Deborah Mailman // William McInnes // Geoffrey Rush // Josh Thomas // Myf Warhurst // Andrew Günsberg // Frank Woodley // Adam Hills // John Clarke // Adam Zwar // Annabel Crabb // Bindi Irwin // Brandon Walters… are just some of the people … [Read more...]

Latest News – Photo Finish; It’s A Knockout; Big Brother Australia

Natalie Garonzi & Charli Robinson

Photo Finish is now in production, being made by Southern Star for ABC. The new reality series is expected to air in 2012 on ABC1, pitting amateur still photographers against each other in a number of challenges with weekly eliminations. An interesting move for Aunty with their first competitive reality TV program. It's been confirmed that Big Brother Australia will be filmed on the Gold Coast, however Southern Star are yet to confirm if the production will be filmed at Dreamworld or Warner Brother's Movie World. It was always slated to air in 2012 though now additionally comfirmed to be screened after the London Olympics (closing ceremony scheduled for 12 August) allowing pre-production, casting and set construction time. The rumours surrounding the new Big Brother series continue, including suggestions Natalie Garonzi will … [Read more...]