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Posts Tagged ‘Barry Gibb’

Saturday Night Aussie Fever?

We couldn’t help notice a tantalizing juxtaposition on the list of confirmed attendees for this Saturday’s G’Day USA Australia Week black-tie gala dinner. The January 22nd event at the Hollywood Palladium, a.k.a. the “Aussie Ball,” is part of a sly annual PR extravaganza staged by the Australian Consulate-General.

Among the three Australians to be inducted in the G’Day Hall of Fame is Bee Gee Barry Gibb (pictured). He will be introduced by Olivia Newton-John, while actress Abbie Cornish will get her award from Zach Snyder and tennis champ Roy Emerson will be framed by Andre Agassi.

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Watch the Box: Changes, Ch-ch-ch-changes

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CMT has ordered 6 episodes of Gone Country. Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, Dee Snider, Diana DeGarmo, Julio Iglesias Jr, Maureen McCormick and Sisqo are slated to see if who can become the next big country superstar. Barry Gibb made a country album, you know. So did Ray Charles, not that any of these could ever be a back-up singer for Charles.

Toni Collette will star in Showtime’s new Steven Spielberg comedy pilot, The United States of Tara, Her character is a wife and mother to two teenagers, and she’s got multiple personalities. Suburban Sybil.

44 Blue has an reality series for A&E called L.A. Gang Unit where cameras follow the members of the Gang Task Force, who work primarily in South Central LA. Remember when Mitchell Koss’s LA County Jail doc. was too strong for Nat’l Geographic? No, you don’t.