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TV and Radio

Hughesy and Kate spill the beans on each other

Perfect partnership: Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek farewell show in Melbourne in on Friday 29 November 2013.

MICHAEL LALLO 12:15am One of radio's most successful and enduring partnerships, Kate Langbroek and Dave Hughes have been through a lot together.

Fact file about Kate Langbroek and Dave Hughes

MICHAEL LALLO 12:15am Fact file with information about Kate Langbroek and Dave Hughes.

Hughesy and Kate talk family, work and life

Radio maestros Kate Langbroek and Dave Hughes have come up with some gems over the years.

MICHAEL LALLO 12:15am Some pearlers from Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek on the perils of family, work and life.

The Tribal Mind: Magda makes the most of her fame

Magda Szubanski, who was the most popular woman on Australian television, did her coming out on screen.

David Dale 12:15am Magda Szubanski used her coming out to condemn the federal government's meddling in Canberra's bid to legalise gay marriage.

Australian actors streak into the lead as Hollywood casts TV pilot season

Melissa George has been cast in <i>Heart Matters</i>, a medical drama based on the life of a real heart surgeon.

MICHAEL IDATO 12:15am Hollywood's "pilot season" is barely under way and Australian actors have grabbed many of the roles in the crop of new shows.

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, dies aged 83

Leonard Nimoy won a worshipful global following as Mr Spock on <i>Star Trek</i>.

MICHAEL IDATO Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut Star Trek, died on Friday at his home in Los Angeles.

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Tanks man: Brad Pitt is Wardaddy in <i>Fury</i>, a tight and intense World War II movie.

Real estate, World War II, death in France and more.

Crime thrillers offer subtle drama

<i>Fortitude</i>: from left - Stanley Tucci, Sofie Grabol and Christopher Eccleston.

MICHAEL IDATO Fortitude and Broadchurch are some of the most compelling television programs to watch.

Ian Smith returns to Neighbours for 30th anniversary special

Harold's back!: Ian Smith plays Harold Bishop in <i>Neighbours</i>.

BRIDGET MCMANUS Neighbours celebrates 30 years on our screens with the return of some familiar faces, including Ian Smith as Harold Bishop.

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Melinda Houston's TV picks for Saturday March 7

Constructed: Mrs Doubtfire was designed to show Robin Williams at his best – which it does.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am Gardening Australia, Grantchester and the classic family movie that is Mrs Doubtfire.

Melinda Houston's TV picks for Friday March 6

Still relevant: Geography Club is a strong coming out / coming of age drama based on based on Brent Hartinger's novel.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am The Dr Blake Mysteries, a somewhat depressing episode of The House That 100K Built and Geography Club.

Tattoo tales make watching an ordeal

Gogglebox, Thursday 5 March at 8pm on Ten.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am The fraught field of what constitutes 'entertaining' is make all too apparent in Tattoo Nightmares.

Melinda Houston's TV picks for Wednesday March 4

Dead stylish: The first instalment of new French thriller Witnesses gets the series off to an intriguing start.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am Winter warms up, The Block lays down too many rules and French thriller Witnesses makes a gruesome start.

Melinda Houston's TV picks for Tuesday March 3

Bonkers good fun: The closing scenes of tonight's episode of How to Get Away With Murder take things to a new level.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am How to Get Away With Murder, Brooklyn Nine Nine and the tough but engaging documentary Ebola Frontline.

Monday television: Consumerism issues raised

FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks, left) and Frank Abagnale (Leonardo DiCaprio) engage in a game of cat and mouse in Catch Me If You Can.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am Highlights of TV view for Monday, March 2.

Melinda Houston's TV picks for Sunday March 1

Living thing: Resurrection has given up on the how and why of people coming back from the dead – but that's not its point.

MELINDA HOUSTON 12:15am The return of Book Club, examining Life On The Reef and life after death in Resurrection.


Sleepy English town to take Game of Thrones name

Westeros may not be anyone's ideal place to live, but one town in rural England is giving it a shot. For one week at least.

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Brash, bold and absolutely ridiculous. The Real Housewives of Melbourne returns for a second season with two new cast members.

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