Here’s your time-saving cheat guide to the TV stories making news this Thursday…
Karl warns MAFS star: ‘Channel 9 publicity are very angry with you right now’
Married At First Sight contestant Hayley Vernon shocked Today host Karl Stefanovic this morning when she appeared to admit she and her reality TV ‘husband’ are no longer together.
Rob McKnight Claims My Kitchen Rules Won’t Be Back For Another Season Due To Poor Ratings
There’s some serious competition going on in the reality TV category at the moment with Channels Seven, Nine and Ten all bringing the gold at the moment!
‘My Kitchen Rules is dead’, says TV commentator
It was once one of the most successful shows on TV, but viewers have now turned off My Kitchen Rules and it’s unlikely to return.
#MKR homophobic slur… on top of dreadful ratings
Dire ratings, bad press and now an offensive slur. Is MKR done?
SOURCE: TV Blackbox
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Tonight, during My Kitchen Rules, Seven aired a promo confirmed Sonia Kruger would be hosting the reality series.
“You will generally know after the first two weeks”
They say TV is cyclical…
Genres rise and fall in their popularity, shows hit fatigue and others take their place.
SOURCE: TV TONIGHT
Sonia Kruger will host Big Brother on Channel 7 in 2020
Television’s worst-kept secret has been confirmed – Big Brother 2020 will be hosted by a face familiar to the franchise.
Yes, SONIA KRUGER is hosting BIG BROTHER… but we told you that LAST YEAR!
Despite nasty phone calls and denials, Seven has finally confirmed our story… here’s how it all played out.
SOURCE: TV Blackbox
Married At First Sight EXCLUSIVE: The cruel trick producers pulled on Vanessa Romito to manufacture drama on her wedding day
Married At First Sight producers used a cruel trick to manufacture drama at the wedding of Chris Nicholls and Vanessa Romito.
SOURCE: Daily Mail
Weekday breakfast TV performs 200% better than average for advertisers, according to new report
Weekday breakfast TV performs best for advertisers, according to TV Squared’s new report, with response rates up 211% compared to the average. Weekend mornings, in comparison, were the worst-performing, with a response rate 83% below average.
‘Disappointed’: Deaf community flags concerns over pay TV captions
A national advocacy group for Deaf Australians has expressed its disappointment with the rules governing captions and subscription television.
Doctor Who Theory: Season 12’s Master Is From The Eleventh Doctor’s Era
The Master reappeared in Doctor Who season 12 after seemingly having died in season 11, but could this version of the Master be from the past?
SOURCE: Digital Spy
Showtime Orders ‘First Ladies’ to Series With Viola Davis as Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama is coming to TV, well, fictionally at least.
‘Lost,’ ‘My So-Called Life’ Among 20 Shows Coming to IMDb TV in Disney Licensing Deal
The Amazon-owned platform will be the exclusive ad-supported home for ‘Lost’ and ‘Malcolm in the Middle.’
Netflix Thriller ‘Hit and Run’ Sets Cast
Co-creator Lior Raz and Sanaa Lathan lead the ensemble for the show about an ex-special forces soldier searching for his wife’s killers.
Warner Bros. Animation Inks First Overall Deal, With ‘Family Guy’ Veteran
Wellesley Wild is also the showrunner of the studio’s ‘Animaniacs’ revival.
Sylvia Jeffreys and Peter Stefanovic welcome baby boy
Sylvia Jeffreys and Peter Stefanovic have shared an adorable pic of their newborn — who’s even had a shoutout from Uncle Karl on Today.
SOURCE: Herald Sun
Today v Sunrise: Battle lines drawn in brekkie showdown
Shots have been fired and battle lines drawn as Aussie breakfast TV faces its fiercest fight in years. With Karl Stefanovic back in the hosting chair, Nine is determined to bump off Seven’s Sunrise, which has dominated breakfast TV ratings for more than a decade.
SOURCE: The Daily Telegraph
Lower Than Minimum Wage: How Much Do Reality TV Stars Get Paid?
With Married At First Sight starting up for another season of high stakes drama, we thought we’d take a look at how much reality stars-in-the-making are paid to give up their life and shoot for a few months.
Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 103
The actor starred in such films as ‘Champion,’ ‘The Bad and the Beautiful,’ ‘Lust for Life,’ ‘Gunfight at the O.K. Corral’ and ‘Spartacus,’ to name just a few.