24 October 2009 archive

Oct 24 2009

ABC is ready for 3

National broadcaster ABC has announced that its new children’s-only channel, ABC3, will launch on Friday 4 December. The new channel will broadcast daily between 6.00am and 9.00pm. Heading the channel’s line-up during weekdays will be programming blocks Studio 3 (mornings) and Rollercoaster (afternoons) featuring a mix of factual and adventure series, wildlife and documentaries, game …

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Oct 24 2009

Seven catches up with 7TWO

Finally, the Seven Network has made a definite announcement about it’s long-long-awaited second channel. Eight months after chief David Leckie said that an announcement of Seven’s digital plan was “imminent”, the network has told the public about their new channel to begin on Sunday 1 November at 12.00pm. “It’s Time”, shouts the promos, for 7TWO …

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