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.
An extra $420m is being pumped into the National Science Challenges - but the reasoning behind the increased investment won't be released.Read more
We revisit this profile on award-winning guitarist Gray Bartlett, who's just released a new album, Platinum!Read more
"We were just a bunch of engineers trying to make it work. It didn't even occur to us that anybody would want to wreck it," says Vint Cerf.Read more
Starring Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart.Read more
To choreographer Sarah Foster-Sproull, Douglas Wright was both mentor and friend.Read more