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  • Lisa Wilkinson vs Channel Nine: Have you ever asked for equal pay?

    18 October 2017 5:46 AM 102

    Lisa Wilkinson has dominated the headlines after announcing she had left Channel Nine's Today Show to join The Project on Channel Ten. And according to reports, it's because Wilkinson, who was reportedly on a $1.1 million contract, had demanded equal pay to her colleague Karl Stefanovic, who earns a reported $2 million salary. But Channel Nine chief

  • Update: Ed Sheeran has now cancelled seven gigs

    18 October 2017 5:22 AM 110

    Tickets for Ed Sheeran’s Dubai show sold out in a matter of hours, but whether the singer will make it to the UAE or not is now under question after he broke his arm in a cycling accident (the BBC confirmed that he’s broken his right arm). And in a new update on his Facebook page, Sheeran has said he’s sadly been forced to cancel seven gigs across Taipei

  • Ed Kavalee leaving Triple M Brisbane breakfast show

    17 October 2017 11:20 PM 148

    ED Kavalee has announced he will not be returning to co-host Triple M’s Brisbane breakfast show alongside Greg “Marto” Martin and Robin Bailey next year. And his replacement has already been named. The popular presenter announced on air on Wednesday morning that he would not be returning to co-host the Brisbane radio show alongside Greg “Marto” Martin

  • Today star Sylvia Jeffreys in contract negotiations

    17 October 2017 6:40 PM 108

    THE day after Lisa Wilkinson’s shock exit from Nine flagship breakfast show, Today, another of its stars is currently in the thick of contract negotiations. Sylvia Jeffreys, widely touted as one of Wilkinson’s most likely successors, is due to come off contract at the end of the year. That leaves Nine wide open for Jeffreys — regarded as a rising star — to explore

  • Today in Entertainment: Björk details alleged harassment; Morrissey releases video for 'Spent the Day in Bed'

    17 October 2017 6:38 PM 103

    Jennifer Lawrence says producer had her do a naked lineup as weight-loss inspiration Jennifer Lawrence, who famously called the hacking of stolen nude pictures of herself a sex crime, said Monday that producers on one of her first films told her she had to lose 15 pounds in two weeks for a role and made her take her clothes off to get psyched to do it. Oh, yeah, they had also fired

  • Why Nine’s pay talks with Lisa Wilkinson broke down

    17 October 2017 5:55 PM 121

    CHANNEL 9 staffers have dished on why they refused to pay, saying Lisa’s multimillion-dollar demands would have cost jobs. The former Today show host abruptly quit the network on Monday, with Nine saying it had “been unable to meet expectations of Lisa Wilkinson and her manager on a contract renewal”. “I went to an incredible amount of trouble to build

  • Lisa Wilkinson: Channel Nine's refusal to spend a measly $200,000 on equal pay is a PR disaster

    17 October 2017 8:18 AM 95

    If reports are true that Today Show co-host Lisa Wilkinson suddenly walked away from Nine because it refused to pay her the same as co-host Karl Stefanovic, then this could go down as one of the worst financial decisions in the entertainment industry. Wilkinson, a highly respected journalist and TV presenter, shocked the media world and TV viewers on Monday

  • Lisa Wilkinson: NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian throws support behind TV presenter over pay dispute

    17 October 2017 4:41 AM 94

    New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said high-profile journalist and TV presenter Lisa Wilkinson is "sending a very strong message" in defecting from Channel Nine over a reported pay dispute. Ms Wilkinson announced her departure, effective immediately, from the breakfast TV program via social media last night. On Twitter, she posted a statement

  • Today hosts Karl Stefanovic and Sylvia Jeffreys react to Lisa Wilkinson’s shock exit

    16 October 2017 11:15 PM 106

    LISA Wilkinson’s former colleagues gave her a send-off after her stunning resignation last night. Some were on the verge of tears. Behind the scenes though, there’s no doubt it was coming off the back of a stressful few hours at Nine HQ in Willoughby, with the network scrambling to fill the gaping hole left by Wilkinson following her abrupt public resignation

  • Lisa Wilkinson announced shock resignation from Nine’s Today Show

    16 October 2017 11:02 AM 110

    TODAY host Lisa Wilkinson has made the shock announcement she has quit the show, effective immediately. The popular host broke the news of her departure in a statement on Twitter, telling viewers she had already had her last day on the breakfast show’s desk. “I have some news, I’m sad to say that today was my last day on the Today show,” she wrote