Scott Ellis

Scott Ellis

A reviewer of and writer about television for newspapers, magazines, radio and online, Scott Ellis is the National Television Editor for Fairfax Media. He edits The Guide in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Green Guide in The Age.

Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton to retire

<i>At the Movies</i> hosts Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton.

Scott Ellis After more than two decades on air, At the Movies hosts Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton are putting an end to their famous partnership.


ABC's The Time of Our Lives won't be returning

Scott Ellis National broadcaster confirms the family drama has been axed, nearly a full day after one of the series stars broke the news on Twitter.

Going viral

Watch: Here's an alternate ending to Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad

Scott Ellis It was the one show that fans and critics agreed had the perfect ending ... but it seems like Bryan Cranston had other ideas.

New Ricky Gervais

TV Evangelist: Derek

Scott Ellis The huge achievement Ricky Gervais manages here is this: we're never laughing at simple-soul Derek.

Can Offspring live on after Patrick's death?

Scott Ellis It's often painful to watch, but the loss of a loved character is often just a plot device.

Kevin Spacey talks House of Cards

Scott Ellis Like the Bard's finest, Kevin Spacey's devious politico compels in House of Cards and you're going to love it.

Celebrity Splash report card

Scott Ellis What could possibly go wrong when "celebrities" are desperate enough to do anything to stay in front of the camera?

Celebrity Splash is almost here ...

Scott Ellis One of the key ingredients to any reality series with the word ''celebrity'' in the title is a healthy dose of schadenfreude. It's nice to see the soap star who turns out to dance a mean cha-cha ...

Schapelle Corby telemovie coming soon

Scott Ellis Nine has revealed its 2013 programming line-up. And a Schapelle Corby telemovie is one of their highlights. Of course it is.

James Bond is having his sexuality questioned


Scott Ellis and Damien Murphy James Bond's sexuality has been questioned after a scene in the latest film where he is bound and caressed by Javier Badem's character.

Life of Pi movie to be delayed because of Sandy?

Scott Ellis and Matt Buchanan Life of Pi, about a boy who is stranded on a boat with a Bengali tiger in the South Pacific after a major storm, has unintended but unfortunate overtones in the wake of Sandy's devastation.


Clark Kent quits Daily Planet

Scott Ellis And guess where he's taking his reporting skills? The internet. Makes sense - we all know it's the way forward.

Sheen and Harrelson court controversy

Matt Buchanan and Scott Ellis Martin Sheen and Woody Harrelson have signed on for a movie that will challenge the official version of September 11.

The Shire and Jersey Shore are no more

Matt Buchanan and Scott Ellis The announcements about both reality shows have come within 24 hours of each other. Looks like the planets are aligning

Gossip Girl's next star: an aussie

Scott Ellis An Australian tourist will feature in an episode after she was mistaken for an extra on the set of the TV show.

A Win for 'Go Back to Where You Came From'

Scott Ellis The series has earned high ratings so far with viewers tuning in en masse.

Pussy Riot speaking out behind bars

Matt Buchanan and Scott Ellis A jailed member of Pussy Riot has said the guilty verdict has strengthened her resolve.

Is 'Gangnam Style' Subversive?

Matt Buchanan and Scott Ellis Depending on your point of view, this YouTube sensation is either a hilariously weird little song or a cutting social satire dissecting the extravagances of a society drowning in debt .

Harry's UK Media Black Out

Matt Buchanan and Scott Ellis The royal family moved on Wednesday night to block the publication of photographs of nude Prince Harry with all but one newspaper falling into line.

Meet Jessica De Gouw

Matt Buchanan and Scott Ellis She's an actor little known here in her native Australia, but Jessica De Gouw is set to become something of a superstar in the comic book world.