Friday, 23 October 2009Congratulations to Dylan Lewis who won his 2nd ACRA Award for Best Music Personality of the Year 2009.
Friday, 23 October 2009Cal Wilson is currently shooting her first series as host of ABC's new television show, Sleuth 101. Sleuth 101 is an ABC/Mayhem Production show and will air in early 2010.
Friday, 16 October 2009Russell Gilbert, Marty Fields, Molly Meldrum and his dog Ziggy, Trevor Marmalade and Suze Raymond reunited with host Darryl Somers and the old Hey Hey team for 2 triumphant reunion shows. Each of the Hey Hey Specials rated more than 2.16 million viewers in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane during their live broadcasts. The show attracted more than 60,000 tweets on twitter during the broadcast and easily won the night. Viewers said Russell Gilbert’s parody of Celebrity Masterchef disaster chef was “one of the funniest things on television for years”.
Friday, 16 October 2009Nat Garonzi is filling in on Nova in Brisbane with Tim Blackwell whilst Ash takes a break.
Friday, 16 October 2009Colin McLaren’s first thriller, On The Run, published by X 15 and MUP in October has received a stellar five star review from “Bookseller and Publisher”. Bookseller and Publisher rated Colin’s new book as an “exceptional book of the very highest quality regardless of genre”. “On The Run grabs you from the first page – its hard to put down and made believable by the fact that Colin McLaren was one of Australia’s most experienced Taskforce Detective whose first book Infiltration told the true story of his own undercover work with the Griffith Mafia.”
Friday, 16 October 2009Hamish and Andy made a stunning appearance on US top tonight show the Jay Lenno Show. Revisiting their “ghosting stunt”, Hamish and Andy took to the streets of LA, ghosting unsuspecting Americans. Other guests on the show included Robbin Williams and Myley Cyrus.
Friday, 16 October 2009In the recent Q survey of Australia’s most popular personalities, radio personality Hamish Blake was named the most popular personality in Australia from over 800 personalities surveyed. The confidential research conducted by Audience Development Australia monitors the popularity of well known Australian media figures. Hamish Blake meteoric rise to the top of the 800 person list places him ahead of the other top 10 stars including Sigrid Thornton, Hugh Jackman, Magda Szubanski and Andrew Denton.
Friday, 16 October 2009Hamish and Andy blitzed the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (the “ACRA’s”) taking out four awards including the highly coveted Best On Air Team Award. Austereo’s Head of Content, Guy Dobson, described Hamish and Andy as a “phenomenon”. “These results are a sign of their massive appeal and are absolutely deserved”.
Friday, 16 October 2009Matt Preston’s latest book “Cravatalicious” published by Random House has hit the bookstores. Cravatalicious is a collection of Matt’s most celebrated columns, written for a variety of publications. The articles range from the educational to the hilarious, a collection of what Matt likes to describe as “his least worst writing”.
Friday, 16 October 2009Matt Preston has been busy with Celebrity Masterchef. Masterchef, Australia’s top rating variety show of 2009 has returned with celebrities in the kitchen including Indira Naidu, comedian Josh Thomas, musician Kirk Pengilly, Eamon Sullivan, Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and Fashion Designer Alex Perry. Says Matt “there are some magnificent people signed up…..I’m expecting better food this time.”