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Celebrities tweet the Logies

Crikey Intern May 4, 2009 1 Comment

As awkward silence followed Gretel Killeen's jokes, the sound of tweets filled the web air.

Rebecca Gibney shaded by shadowy bankers

Glenn Dyer May 4, 2009

The banks are the real powers behind Australia's commercial broadcast media.

2009 Logie Awards: Critics evict Gretel

2009 Logie Awards: Critics evict Gretel

Ruth B May 4, 2009 13 Comments

Lame jokes, bad musical numbers, coked-out soap stars, confused and horrified American celebrities: it's the Logies and we wouldn't have it any other way.

And the Bogie Awards go to…

Crikey May 3, 2009

David Dale provides a Logies antidote with awards for Most unnecessary personality, most unnecessary program, Most unnecessary adaptation of an overseas show and more.

The Logies: just a 4-hour ad

Crikey May 3, 2009

In reality, the Logies are just one long promotional activity for television programs, punctuated by advertisements promoting television shows and other products.

Cloudstreet to hit small screens

Crikey May 3, 2009

Tim Wintons' novel Cloudstreet is set to be remade as a TV miniseries for pay-TV channel Showcase.

NRL Footy Show knocks on TV irrelevance

Glenn Dyer May 1, 2009

The NRL Footy Show averaged just 157,000 viewers last night, while Today Tonight came out tops.

Gretel Killeen’s hairy hype

Crikey May 1, 2009

Nine are trying to hype this year's Logies telecast with teaser pictures of host Gretel Killeen's new hair-do. Feel the excitement.

Today Tonight indicted in get-rich-quick deal

Crikey May 1, 2009

Today Tonight has been found guilty of breaching the Trade Practices Act for making deceptive claims about an investment mentoring program called Wildly Wealthy Women.

Ten’s 90-minute news “just doesn’t work”

Crikey April 30, 2009

Insiders say Channel Ten's attempts to revamp their afternoon news to extend into the 6pm time slot "fell flat on its face".