THE `red carpet arrivals' at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles will be
screened live from 9.30am.
Richard Wilkins will present a red carpet highlights package from 7.30pm,
before Steve Martin steps into Billy Crystal's shoes.
This is Martin's first outing as host of the biggest show in Tinseltown.
Julia Roberts is a dead cert to win Best Actress for Erin Brockovich.
But has she run out of acceptance speeches after her recent golden run at
THE new pin-up in Ramsay St is Matt Hancock, who lands a job at Lou's pub.
Matt, by the way, is the character's name.
The 20-year-old actor who plays him is Stephen Hunt and this is his first
role on TV.
Matt, according to Network Ten, is `intelligent, but has trouble applying
himself to study'.
Apparently, `his parents despair about his future but are secretly proud of
his handsome looks and wit'.
They are indeed blessed.
By the way, Ten advises that Hunt has a pet cat called Elmo, which he adopted
from the RSPCA.
THIS new series is aimed at teenagers and pre-teens.
It's set in a waterlogged Britain in 2025 and follows a group of youngsters
who battle evil government agents.
Global warming has led to `the drowning' and a totalitarian regime with
strict rules that ban `Climeys', or climate refugees, from entering Britain.
But our heroes take on the baddies, with the help of two genetically
engineered children with telepathic powers.
Life Force has a promising premise.
It's just a shame the first episode drops the viewer in the deep end with
minimal plot explanation.
And the crappy synthesiser muzak is relentless.