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.

Private Sydney

Private Sydney: Hinch lashes out

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Andrew Hornery Cate Blanchett's dalliance with the Bachelor; Derryn Hinch takes a swipe at Alan Jones.

First look

Cinderella trailer: Cate Blanchett is a very wicked stepmother

Cate Blanchett in Cinderella.

Andrew Hornery She has played everything from royal elf Galadriel to Bob Dylan, and soon the world will see Cate Blanchett as Cinderella's wicked step mother, Lady Tremaine.

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Mr Big's small screen picks

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Andrew Hornery What does Chris Noth watch on TV? Downton Abbey is a favourite!


Mandy McElhinney to play Gina Rinehart in House of Hancock movie

Mandy McElhinney to play Gina Rinehart in House of Hancock movie

Andrew Hornery Producers have finalised casting of the lead role, with Mandy McElhinney winning out over several other leading ladies who had been vying to play Gina Rinehart.

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Mark McInnes charts course for Mykonos

Big birthday celebrations planned: Mark McInnes with long-term partner Lisa Kelly.

Andrew Hornery It has taken four years for Mark McInnes to rebuild his life after resigning as chief executive at David Jones in a blaze of headlines amid scandalous sexual harassment claims.

Australia's own Burton and Taylor

Andrew Hornery Are Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington our very own version of a modern-day Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton?

Denyer quiet on his other feud

Grant Denyer on set of Family Feud.

Andrew Hornery It's been nearly five months since Grant Denyer was accused of being a methamphetamine addict.


Ian Dickson and Sarah Morice set to lose spot on 2UE

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Andrew Hornery Ian "Dicko" Dickson and Sarah Morice are set to lose their coveted daily radio show on Sydney's 2UE as the station prepares to unveil a new line-up, due to hit the airwaves next week.


Sylvia Jeffreys to replace Georgie Gardner on Today Show

Handing over: Georgie Gardner and Sylvia Jeffreys.

Andrew Hornery She held back the tears for most of the morning, but it was one of her heroes who finally cracked Channel Nine personality Georgie Gardner's otherwise unshakably cool demeanour on live television...


Notable names floated to replace Georgie Gardner on Today


Andrew Hornery Two names have raised eyebrows within television circles as Channel Nine prepares to announce a replacement newsreader on its breakfast television program Today following Monday's announcement...

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Nine news

Georgie Gardner to leave Today after seven years


Andrew Hornery Seven years of early morning starts will soon come to an end for Today personality Georgie Gardner who this morning announced she would be leaving the show to take up a "broader role" at the Nine...

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Private Sydney: what to expect from the Logies

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Andrew Hornery TV's night of nights is here, and more than a few well sculpted noses have been put out of joint over the Gold Logie nominations.

Private Sydney: Royal press rumble

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Andrew Hornery While the royals have greeted their fans with mechanical precision, life inside the royal media pack was not quite so organised. Columnist Andrew Hornery explains.


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

Sophie Monk

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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