Site Columns By Caillan
July 31, 2003 - 2:48 AM

Hello World!

Channel 7 is definitely in my good books at the moment. Not only has it decided to return Alias to Australian screens, but it's showing the series twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays. Definitely not in my good books is the TV critic who described Sydney Bristow as a "teenybopper double agent" and then went on to call the SD-6/CIA plotline "monotone prattle". Ha!

At the other end of the spectrum is Channel 9, which I have complained about ad nauseam. First they took off Gilmore Girls and replaced it with the icky Fear Factor. Now that that's finished, they're debuting yet another lifestyle programme, called DIY Rescue, in the same timeslot. This show, I kid you not, is "designed to save viewers from the unfavourable side-effects of home renovations shows".

Yes, that's right, if you've been watching Room for Improvement or The Block or any other of the numerous "makeover" shows, decide to copy them and consequently make a complete pig's breakfast of your living room, the perky young things from DIY Rescue will come and fix it up for you. Where will this end? Soon we'll have newsreaders announcing the day's headlines while painting the studio and talking about their plans for a deck out the back.

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Trek Two Years Ago

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Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:

On Wednesdays this fall, will you...
Watch 'Enterprise' and ignore 'Smallville' 60.6% - (589 Votes)
Watch 'Enterprise' and tape 'Smallville' 11.3% - (110 Votes)
Ignore both shows 8.9% - (87 Votes)
Tape 'Enterprise' and watch 'Smallville' 6.5% - (64 Votes)
Tape both shows 5.8% - (57 Votes)
Ignore 'Enterprise' and watch 'Smallville' 4.7% - (46 Votes)
Have two TVs in your living room at 8 p.m. 1.8% - (18 Votes)

Total Votes: 971

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