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Jeremy Clarkson Blasted For 'Homophobic' Jokes About Sydney Jeep Drivers

British pop star Will Young has slammed Jeremy Clarkson and the hosts of motoring TV series The Grand Tour for “pathetic” and “homophobic” jokes. The former Pop Idol winner, who is openly gay, took offense at the hosts who made a series of jokes that stereotyped Jeep Wranglers as being a gay car, and questioned …

Jussie Smollett

Police are investigating an alleged assault on Empire actor Jussie Smollett as a possible hate crime after two men allegedly yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him and wrapped a rope around his neck. Chicago police said in the early hours of Tuesday morning (local time) the 35-year-old actor, who is gay, was approached by …

LGBTIQ tv characters

Aussie soap Neighbours is set to shoot scenes at this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade in March. The show’s production company, Fremantle, said Neighbours stars would appear on a float in the Parade and the long-running soap would also shoot scenes during festivities for a storyline that will feature in upcoming episodes. …

Married At First Sight

The new season of reality show Married At First Sight won’t feature a same-sex wedding because of a lack of LGBTIQ applicants, Channel Nine has said. More than 10,000 desperate singles applied but only around 20 of them were LGBTIQ Australians, meaning producers struggled to find same-sex couples to be paired by the show’s trio …

family guy phasing out gay jokes

The creators of Family Guy have let the world know that they will not be taking jabs at gay people anymore in the most humorous way possible. On Sunday’s “Trump Guy’ episode, Family Guy’s Peter Griffin can be heard saying that they are trying to phase out jokes directed to the LGBTIQ community. A character …

Contestant on Vietnam The Bachelor

The two female contestants on Vietnam’s The Bachelor who made global headlines when they chose each other instead are now in a relationship. Last month, contestant Minh Thu told the show’s bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung at a rose ceremony that she had to leave the show because she was in love with fellow competitor, Truc …

Jessica Mauboy on stage at Eurovision Song Contest 2018

Australians will get to vote to choose our entry in the next Eurovision Song Contest at a special event held on the Gold Coast in February, SBS has announced. SBS and production partner Blink TV will host the national contest Eurovision – Australia Decides to select the artist and the song we’ll be sending to …

By Martin White, University of Adelaide Doctor Who is back on our TV screens with the first episode of the new series airing on the ABC here in Australia on Monday, staring Jodie Whittaker as the first female regeneration of this particular Time Lord. Anyone who has been watching the long-running BBC series over the …

Jessica Mauboy

SBS has confirmed Australia will compete in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but the anticipated Asia Pacific version of the contest has been put on ice. SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid told TV Tonight that previously announced plans for a local version of Eurovision had proven too challenging. “It’s probably been my one disappointment. I …

Contestant on Vietnam The Bachelor

It was a rose ceremony to remember on Vietnam’s iteration of dating show The Bachelor when two female contestants professed their love for each other on a recent episode. Last Thursday night, contestant Minh Thu told the show’s bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung that she had to leave the show because she was smitten with fellow …

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