An Oz "Big Brother" contestant is under investigation for cruelty to animals after boasting on the reality skein that he ran over a kangaroo with a car and then beat it to death with a piece of wood.
Illegally accessing pay TV will become a criminal offense in Oz under new measures announced by Attorney General Phillip Ruddock. Laws protect the copyright of shows on feevee, but no such…
Former Oz talkshow host, comedian and TV producer Steve Vizard will face civil court proceedings for insider trading with regard to stock worth A$850,000 ($637,000).
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
News topper Max Uechtritz is the latest casualty as terrestrial web Channel Nine continues to shed staff in its struggle to beat rival Seven in the news game.
A promoter of an Oz national "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" conference has disappeared with up to a half-million dollars, leaving nearly 1,000 local fans fearing they have been the victim of a real-life…
Oz terrestrial heavyweight the Nine Network has taken a leaf from the film financing book by targeting private investors to raise coin for popular drama "McLeod's Daughters."
Sluggish take-up of terrestrial digital by Oz auds has forced the government to push back analog's date with death from 2008 to 2012, although it could be later.
The sudden departure of Nine topper David Gyngell earlier this month has sparked a game of musical chairs at rival terrestrial web Ten, with execs grabbing a seat lest they find Gyngell sitting in it.
Paul Pavlikovsky's Brit pic "My Summer of Love" will open a Sydney Film Festival heavy on local fare. Australia's premier fest, running June 10-25, also features the world preem of "Mosaic," from…