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British shows ‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’ to be remade in the USA

British shows ‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’ to be remade in the USA




Twin British TV shows Cucumber and Banana will be remade for American audiences with Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes adapting the program. Rhimes is teaming up with writer Allan Heinberg, who penned the Wonder Woman movie and the the show’s original creator Russell T Davies to make a new show inspired by the UK hit. The new program will be […]

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4 Corners and Fairfax investigation alleges retirement home rip-offs

4 Corners and Fairfax investigation alleges retirement home rip-offs




A joint investigation by Fairfax Media and the ABC’s 4 Corners program has shone a light on the dubious practices utilised by Australian retirement villages. The report from Sarah Danckert and Adele Ferguson, looks at retirement village operator Aveo, who are one of the biggest providers of housing for the elderly. Highlighting that the company’s complicated contracts […]

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‘Doctor Who’ fans are loving the moment three sexually diverse characters met

‘Doctor Who’ fans are loving the moment three sexually diverse characters met




Fans of sci-fi show Doctor Who are loving a moment when three sexually diverse characters conversed during the show’s most recent episode. When it was announced that new companion Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie, was a lesbian the show’s creators were quick to point out that it wasn’t a big deal, and they were praised […]

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Benjamin Law’s ‘The Family Law’ returns for a second season

Benjamin Law’s ‘The Family Law’ returns for a second season




Comedy series The Family Law returns to SBS for a second season this month. The dysfunctional family returns and kicks things off with a double episode. With the holidays over the Laws are turning a new leaf. Danny – having sold Happy Dragon – opens ‘Asian Alley’, an Asian grocery store and his first entrée […]

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Netflix head explains why we won’t see Sense8 season three

Netflix head explains why we won’t see Sense8 season three




Fans of the Wachowski siblings sci-fi thriller Sense8 were shocked to discover that the beloved program would not be renewed for a third season earlier this month. Almost 500,000 people signed an online petition to revive the queer-centric show, but higher-ups at Netflix have issued a response, and it’s not going to happen. Netflix Chief Content […]

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Take a trip through Australian cinema with David Stratton

Take a trip through Australian cinema with David Stratton




Celebrated film critic David Stratton shares his love of Australian film from an incredibly personal perspective with his new three part series Stories from Australian Cinema. Straton, who audiences will know from his time alongside Margaret Pomeranz on SBS’s The Movie Show and the ABC’s At The Movies, has been a reviewer for Variety magazine and head of the Sydney […]

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Queer-centric sci-fi Sense8 will not return for third season

Queer-centric sci-fi Sense8 will not return for third season




Netflix has confirmed today that cult favourite Sense8 will not be renewed for a third season, causing a massive outcry from fans of the Wachowski sibling (The Matrix) sci-fi. The series, which has been celebrated for its representation of LGBTIQ characters, joins Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down as Netflix makes sweeping cuts to its less popular original programming. The […]

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Will & Grace drops a musical new trailer for series revival

Will & Grace drops a musical new trailer for series revival




The highly anticipated revival of NBC’s hit sitcom Will & Grace has released its first trailer and it’s a doozy! 11 years after the original finale, Will Truman (Eric McCormack), Grade Adler (Debra Messing), Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) and Jack MacFarland (Sean Hayes) are back together for a special 12-episode arc later this year. The trailer […]

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Foxtel commissions Season 6 of ‘Wentworth’




The popular TV series Wentworth has been commissioned for another series. Foxtel have announced today that the show’s sixth season will begin filming next week. Wentworth’s fifth season launched last month on Foxtel’s showcase channel and the next 12 episode season will shoot on location through winter in Melbourne and will be screened on Foxtel in […]

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Review | Netflix’s Sense8 is the queer TV we need

Review | Netflix’s Sense8 is the queer TV we need




If you want to see queer themed television that captures moments of exquisite sadness, heart breaking beauty, with heart pounding action and loin tingling sexuality Season 2 of Sense8 delivers this wrapped in the dazzling signature style the of the Wachowskis, the transgender siblings that brought The Matrix trilogy to life. With a diverse ensemble […]

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