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Kate Peck named as latest MTV VJ

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Congratulations to Kate Peck who was today named as the new MTV VJ for Australia and New Zealand.

Kate joins MTV Presenter Keiynan Lonsdale and MTV Style Me host Jules Sebastian as one of the newest faces in the MTV stable.

Kate said “I remember seeing my first Red Hot Chili Peppers interview on MTV with Anthony and Flea - I plastered myself to the television thinking 'Pffft they are so cool, I could never be as cool as them.' Even though I’m still not that cool, I’m one insanely lucky ratbag – this is my dream job!”

 

Kicking Goals for the Community

Wednesday, 06 June 2012

Tiffiny Hall

Today, on World Environment Day, Boots For All along with Boots For All Ambassador, Tiffiny Hall, Visy Ambassador, Chris Judd and the Carlton Football Club launched a campaign to help break down the barriers to sport by improving access to sports equipment for disadvantaged Australians.

At the Carlton v Geelong game at Etihad on Friday night, Boots For All is collecting footy boots and other reusable sports equipment outside Gates 5 & 7 and then throughout the rest of June.

To find your nearest collection facility, visit: bootsforall.org.au.

 

TODD McKenney is reprising the Peter Allen role that made him a household name

Tuesday, 05 June 2012

Todd McKenney

McKenney will tour the country later in the year with his new show dedicated to Allen, Stories of Peter Allen.

He will bring the show to Melbourne for a performance at the Palms in Crown on December 1.

The entertainer has been a life-long admirer of Allen.

His breakthrough as a performer came when he starred as the first Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz.

One time Allen left a message on his phone-answering machine about tickets to a show, McKenney explains.

"He left a message on my old answering machine telling me he got tickets to the show that night," he said.

"I made his message my answering-machine message for years.

"So, people would ring me and they would get, 'Hi, Doll, it's Peter Allen'.

"A friend would say to me, 'Isn't it funny all those years ago people would ring you and get Peter and then they would come and see Peter and they would get you'."

Tickets for the the show are available through Ticketek.

By Luke Dennehy
Sunday Herald Sun
 

Sarah Roberts in 'All That I Will Ever Be'

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Creator of HBO’s Emmy Award-winning True Blood, Six Feet Under and the Oscar winning screenwriter of American Beauty, Alan Ball’s play ‘All That I Will Ever Be’ is a darkly funny tale of cultural provocation and our eternal search for belonging, directed by Robert Chuter.

The tale is seen through the relationship of two young gay men in contemporary Los Angeles: Dwight, a good-looking and privileged native Angeleno and Omar, an enigmatic immigrant from the Middle East.

Actress Sarah Roberts also appears in the play, which is showing 9-20 May at Chapel Off Chapel.

Purchase tickets here

 

'Annie' Opens at Regent Theatre

Monday, 14 May 2012

The timeless tale of Little Orphan Annie is back giving a whole new generation the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope. Boasting one of Broadway's most memorable scores, including It's the Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street, N.Y.C. and the ever-optimistic Tomorrow,ANNIE is one of the most awarded and loved musicals of all time.

Annie the musical opens on Tuesday 29th May in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre starring Profile’s Todd McKenney as ‘Rooster’.

Tickets available through Ticketek

http://anniethemusical.com.au/tickets_melbourne.html
 

Agony Aunts starts on ABC1

Tuesday, 01 May 2012

Agony Aunts

Following in the success of Agony Uncles, Agony Aunts starts this Wednesday on ABC1 at 9.30pm.

Agony Aunts follows Adam Zwar as he probes for answers to some of life’s mysteries – covering dating, cohabitation, marriage, divorce and dating.

The Aunts are high profile Australian women plucked from the worlds of comedy, film, TV, art, radio and sport including Profile’s Samantha Lane, Judith Lucy, Denise Scott, Myf Warhurst, Wendy Harmer, Julia Zemiro, Mirka Mora, Hannah Gadsby and Leah Vandenberg.

 

Profile Bachelorettes Nominated For Pedestrian.TV Award

Friday, 27 April 2012

Profile Talent’s Maude Garrett, Kate Peck, Kasia Z and Kate Waterhouse have each been nominated as the 2012 Pedestrian.TV Bachelorette of the Year.

The inaugural nationwide search seeks to name the country’s most ‘fabulous, talented and sophisticated women in Australia.’

Voting is now open, with two ladies to be crowned - The 2012 Pedestrian.TV Bachelorette of the Year and the 2012 Bed Head 'Readers Choice' Bachelorette of the Year.

Vote now for Kate, Kate, Maude and Kasia:

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/maude-garrett/283.htm?cat=pedestrian

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/kate-peck/135.htm?cat=pedestrian

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/kate-waterhouse/281.htm?cat=pedestrian

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/kasia-zachweija/328.htm?cat=pedestrian
 

Lawrence of Suburbia a Critical and Audience Hit

Friday, 20 April 2012

Lawrence Mooney’s latest comedy show ‘Lawrence of Suburbia’ has been a success with both audiences and critics this season, with the show selling out at the 2012 Melbourne Comedy Festival.

Winner of the Melbourne Fringe Best Comedy Award 2011 for ‘An Indecisive Bag of Donuts,’ Lawrence’s latest show is a metaphorical camel ride through the spiritual tundra of the suburbs.

 

Better Homes and Gardens Wins Logie

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Karen Martini

Congratulations to the team at Better Homes and Gardens, including Karen Martini, for winning the Most Popular Lifestyle Program Silver Logie at this year's awards ceremony.

 

Tim Smith Hosts Discovery Downunder

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Hosted by comedian Tim Smith and Olympic champion Brooke Hanson, Discovery Downunder screens nationally across the Nine Network from May 12th 2012, showcasing Australia’s best caravan parks and destinations.

Combining two of Australia’s favourite pastimes of caravanning and travel, Discovery Downunder is the new series of lifestyle television where Tim and Brooke chat to local campers and caravan enthusiasts to find out what makes caravanning so appealing and popular.

Viewers get an insight into the community and adventurous spirit created by caravan parks that keep families coming back for generations. They also get a peek inside some of the best caravans available.

From the Capital Cities, to the quiet Coastal towns...and deep into the outback, join Tim and Brooke as they once again; discover the locals, discover the locations, but most of all, Discover Downunder.

 

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