Flight of the Conchords; the new Survivorsby Fiona Rae
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• Flight of the Conchords have fans at TV.com: season two of the show is number six on the website's Top Ten: Most Anticipated of early 2009.
• Video from Campbell Live's Outrageous Fortune special is here. Hello Sailor at the Rusty Nail! Awesome!
• If you loved Love My Way, there's good news: Claudia Karvan's new series has been picked up by Channel 9.
• Just how much the Strictly Come Dancing franchise is worth to BBC Worldwide is explained here. This is the format that our own Dancing with the Stars is based on. Next year's line-up includes Barbara Kendall, Josh Kronfeld and John Rowles.
• Vanity Fair has an interview with Tina Fey, the creator, writer and star of 30 Rock. C4 will screen the remainder of 30 Rock's second season next year, after it replaced The Office and 30 Rock with the mind-numbing 90210.
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Greg McGee always knew his great-grandfather had kidnapped his father and uncles as infants, but now for the first time he’s revealing that...Read more
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