20140107-morningbriefingThe Mighty Boosh reunite for tour, movie

The cult comedy duo, made up of Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt, confirmed in an interview with the UK’s Mail On Sunday that they are heading out on a tour of the UK in early 2014, and that will possibly lead to a new movie. “We’ll be working on material that hopefully could make a movie,” Barratt said. “We want to make something great for the fans.” This is the first tour for the Boosh since 2009. The Mighty Boosh’s final season aired in 2007. Continue reading »

Thanks to everyone who got in touch with me yesterday about wanting to contribute to Throng in 2014.  If you’re still thinking about it, my inbox isn’t full yet.

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Former Shortland Street cast member Tim Foley features in the latest road safety campaign.

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If only they could pop up the SyFy channel…

Summer is a busy time for SKY Sport – in fact it’s so chocka we’ve created a free pop-up channel dedicated to all the action from the Australian Open.

Christmas may be over but the presents keep coming for SKY Sport subscribers who can enjoy additional matches from the Australian Open LIVE and uninterrupted. Continue reading »

HomelandDarAClearly there is no concern for fast tracking this as it’s already finished in the US and Australia.  Thanks Mediaworks…

The highly anticipated third season of HOMELAND will debut on SoHo on Wednesday 5 February at 8:30pm.

This new season of HOMELAND opens during the aftermath of a horrific terror attack that decimated the U.S. intelligence apparatus, and prompted a global manhunt for the world’s most wanted terrorist – Nick Brody (Damian Lewis). As Carrie (Claire Danes) and Saul (Mandy Patinkin) begin to pick up the pieces of their shattered professional and personal lives, they are swept up in the political and media firestorm surrounding the terror attack and the subsequent search for Brody’s whereabouts. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Vera: 28690 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Good Luck Chuck: 18760 (TV2, 8:50pm – 10:50pm)
  3. Broken City: 16380 (SKY Movies Premiere, 8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  4. King of Dirt: 16270 (TV3, 3:00pm – 4:00pm)
  5. Monsters vs Aliens: 14960 (TV3, 7:00pm – 9:00pm) Continue reading »

Remember that txt clue from day 2?  The one where Sarah is txting TK asking him to call her to see if everything is alright after hearing something had happened? Well.. 25 days later and the next txt (which was received a little over 3 hours after the first one) has been revealed.

“I’m safe Can’t talk right now, but call u soon. Please tell Tillie I love her”

So either TK is alive or someone is seriously messing with Sarah.

Most watched

  1. One News: 572,970 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Australia’s Got Talent: 437,300 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:40pm)
  3. Vera: 277,990 (TV ONE, 8:40pm – 10:40pm)
  4. 3 News: 263,170 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. The House Bunny: 236,300 (TV2, 9:00pm – 10:55pm)

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