Andrew Hornery

Andrew Hornery

Senior journalist Andrew Hornery is the man behind The Sydney Morning Herald's Private Sydney column, keeping tabs on everyone from socialites to social climbers. If they are worth knowing about, you can bet they are on the PS radar.


Ratings confirm Kyle Sandilands is king, of the kids at least

King of the kids ... Kyle Sandilands, 42, brings in lucrative youth dollars.

Andrew Hornery In a couple of months time Kyle Sandilands is due to mark his 43rd birthday, around the same age as many of his core audience's fathers.

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Why was Nicole a no-show at the Oscars?

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Andrew Hornery Nicole Kidman is becoming increasingly nervous about her much hyped role as the late Princess Grace of Monaco.

Wake Up

Adam Boland resigns from Network Ten

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Andrew Hornery A year ago Adam Boland was touted as the saviour of Network Ten's lifeless breakfast television offering, but three months after his multimillion-dollar Wake Up and Studio 10 experiment launched, the...

Mix 106.5 to unveil Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O as new breakfast hosts


Andrew Hornery Sydney radio station Mix 106.5 FM are expected to make an announcement on Friday confirming radio's worst kept secret: that Kyle Sandilands and his co-host Jackie Henderson will join the station in...

Neil Breen quits as Today boss to become sports reporter


Andrew Hornery Following months of in-fighting and controversy, Today executive producer Neil Breen is to leave the program and take up a position as a sports reporter.

Merrick Watts, Jules Lund and Sophie Monk tipped to replace Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O on 2Day FM

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Andrew Hornery Radio executives at 2Day FM have narrowed down the field of contenders to replace Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O but have stopped short of confirming that Jules Lund, Sophie Monk and possibly Merrick...


Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O leaving 2Day FM


Andrew Hornery Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O have announced that they are leaving 2Day FM at the end of the year after more than a decade on air together, Southern Cross Australia has announced.

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Why Lisa Wilkinson walked off the Today set

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Andrew Hornery Revealed: what caused Lisa Wilkinson to walk off set for 45 minutes and resulted in Karl Stefanovic going into her dressing room to personally apologise.

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Super stars, billionaires and super yachts

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Andrew Hornery Andrew Hornery is in the lap of luxury at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2013. Stars and glamour abound!

Stars and strips

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Andrew Hornery For more than a century, the global pop-culture radar has been dominated by one country: the United States.

One foot in the grey

Andrew Hornery Do not adjust your TV sets! Something very strange is happening on our screens: women with wrinkles and the odd grey hair are appearing.

Seal changes tune after rant over Madden drug discovery

Joel Madden at rehearsal for The Voice finale. Off Twitter.

Andrew Hornery, Peter Vincent, Megan Levy, Christine Sams Seal launched an extraordinary attack on the Star and Australia's media, vowing to leave the country after police allegedly discovered a small quantity of cannabis in the hotel room of his co-star on...

Hotel raid

Madden in 'meet and greet' with cancer victims while hotel room being searched

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Andrew Hornery The Voice star Joel Madden was meeting a group of breast cancer patients, at the request of the hotel where he was staying, while his room was being searched for drugs.

Gatsby party

Pain? Not one Iota as singer spills off stage

Andrew Hornery Sometimes event the best laid plans can go awry, as avant garde cabaret star Iota discovered last night.

Exclusive footage

Not so fancy footwork as Gatsby star tumbles from stage

Gatsby fall

Andrew Hornery Sometimes even the best laid plans can go awry, as avante garde cabaret star iOTA discovered on Wednesday night at The Great Gatsby afterparty when he came flying off the stage just as he started his...

Singer falls off stage at Gatsby party

Andrew Hornery Entertainer iOTA took a huge tumble from the stage as he was about to perform infront of hundreds of stars at the Great Gatsby after-party.


A roaring good show: nice work Baz, old sport


Andrew Hornery In New York they draped feather boas from crystal chandeliers at The Plaza hotel, in Cannes they sipped Moet under an art-deco dome overlooking the Cote d'Azur, but it was in Sydney that Baz Luhrmann...


'Offensive and hurtful': Hadley returns fire after Carlton spray


Andrew Hornery Ray Hadley has returned fire at his former radio rival Mike Carlton, describing him as "the most hateful and vengeful broadcaster I've ever encountered".

Mike Carlton lashes Australian Story for 'selective edits' over Ray Hadley comments


Andrew Hornery Mike Carlton has launched a stinging attack on the ABC's Australian Story, claiming his comments were "selectively edited" by the show's producers to give a glowing account of his former radio rival...


'Now it feels right': Spencer to quit ABC after 14 years


Andrew Hornery There will be no more 3.20am wake-ups for ABC 702 announcer Adam Spencer, who has announced he will finish with the broadcaster on December 6, bringing an end to 14 years on air with ABC Radio, seven...