Monthly Archive: October 2007

Oct 20 2007

No news is good news for Thiele

TVQ10 Brisbane newsreader Marie-Louise Thiele has announced she is leaving Ten News after 17 years so she can spend more time with her family. A former print journalist, the mother of three is signing-off from the Brisbane bulletin for the last time in December. Ms Thiele began reading the 6.00pm Ten Eyewitness News bulletin for …

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Oct 19 2007

More moves in the TV neighbourhood

As we know by now, the Nine Network has put its 50-year-old studios in Sydney and Melbourne on the market – but it seems that it is not only Nine that is selling up its history to raise a few dollars into the bank account… The BBC‘s iconic Television Centre, located in London’s west, has …

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Oct 16 2007

7HD creeps onto the screen

The Seven Network has undertaken possibly the quietest new channel launch in the history of television with its launch of the high-definition channel 7HD – quietly sneaking onto air at 10.30pm last night. In an industry which is more commonly known for making a song-and-dance of any minor achievement, the fact that a new channel …

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Oct 14 2007

Station breakdown

The website http://televisionau.siv.net.au/ is currently off-line for reasons out of my control. Normal transmission will be resumed as soon as possible UPDATE 15.10.07: Normal transmission has been resumed

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Oct 13 2007

Telethon weekend hits Perth

This weekend, 13 and 14 October, Perth’s annual Telethon returns for its 40th year. The appeal, raising funds for various children’s charities in Western Australia, began on TVW7 in 1968 and is now a statewide event through TVW7 and its regional affiliate Golden West Network (GWN). The first Telethon raised $90,182. Since then over $74 …

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Oct 13 2007

Nine and Foxtel score Olympic win

The Nine Network and Foxtel have announced that they have secured the exclusive Australian broadcast rights to the 2010 Winter Olympics from Vancouver and the 2012 Summer Olympics from London. It is the first time Nine has televised the Summer Olympics since it shared coverage rights with ABC and Seven in 1976. Seven has had …

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Oct 11 2007

Moving house is never easy

Anyone that has packed up and moved house will know that it is never always a smooth ride – and it is somewhat comforting to know that even the mighty Nine Network is not immune to these sorts of problems. The Australian reports that the network was hoping to attract a buying price of around …

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Oct 02 2007

TelevisionAU Website Update 2-Oct-07

http://televisionau.siv.net.au/ FLASHBACK #43: TV’s Movie MenSome of the people that introduced our favourite movies on television became just as famous as the movies they spoke about. HEADLINES FROM THEN #7:TV Week, 19 September 1987 CLASSIC TV GUIDES:Melbourne (1967, 1984)Melbourne and regional Victoria (1967)Sydney (1961, 1975, 1981, 1984)Canberra (1962)Brisbane (1977, 1980)Darwin (1998)Hobart (1960) TELEVISIONAU – THE …

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