Is the Late Night Chat Show Format Dead, or Just Seriously ill?

What Has Happened to Late Night Chat Shows? With the retirement of Dave Letterman, Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson, the entire face of light night TV has changed. In Australia we now get Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and James Corden nightly. I have given them some time to become accustomed, but I am afraid the […]

Hollywood’s Most Eligible Batchelor, George Clooney, Marries

Film star George Clooney marries in Venice We don’t normally do celebrity gossip pieces, but we’ve decided to make an exception for George Clooney, for a number of reasons. George is a favourite actor and personality of ours. He has starred in and produced many excellent films, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Three Kings […]

Bob Hoskins A Tribute to a Great British Actor

Bob Hoskins Dies at 71 I just heard the sad new that the Great British actor Bob Hoskins had passed away. Bob retired from acting in 2012 when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He died from of pneumonia at the age of 71 last night in the UK. Although he had made films and […]

David Letterman off his Game

The Late Night Host fails to Deliver I caught the David Letterman Show last night where he interviewed English actress Emma Thompson and TV producer and chat show host Andy Cohen and the Late Night host seemed to be really off of his game. The show started out well enough, with Josh Groban singing a […]

The Jonathan Ross Show

The Jonathan Ross Show ABC Saturdays. Jonathan Ross has been hosting chat shows in the UK for over 25 years. He has worked for both the BBC and ITV, the two major TV networks in the country. He is also a film buff and hosted Film “whatever year it is” from 2000 to 2011. For […]

British TV Night on the ABC

ABC Home of British TV Shows Saturday night on ABC1 is a great night for fans of British TV. After the repeats of New Tricks, there are two great British dramas followed by a fun chat show. Spooks – Final Season The 10th and final season of the British spy drama Spooks (known as MI-5 […]

The Graham Norton Show

ABC2 Thursdays The Graham Norton Show has been shown on ABC2 for some time now. In recent times we have caught up with the UK and episodes are aired only 6 days after they are shown in Britain. It’s a very good chat show, with some differences. The audience are frequently involved in various skits. […]

Oprah in Australia

Rumour has it the Australian and New South Wales governments paid millions of dollars to get Oprah to film some of her shows in Australia. Back in September last year Oprah made one of her famous big announcements that all 300 members of her studio audience in Chicago will be coming with her to Australia. […]

Channel Eleven Australia

Another New Free to Air Channel Launches in Australia The Eleventh of January 2011 (11/01/11) saw the launch of Australia‘s latest free to air TV station. Channel Eleven is part of the Channel 10 Network, so high hopes for it’s future are not anticipated. Once again the launch seemed to go, not with a bang, […]