Monthly Archive: June 2010

Jun 28 2010

June 30 is D-Day for Mildura

It is almost here.  This Wednesday, 30 June, marks the first analogue switch-off in Australia as Mildura/Sunraysia becomes the first region to be completely digital. At 9.00am Mildura’s television broadcasters – WIN, Prime, ABC and SBS – will switch off their analogue transmitters, marking an end to almost 45 years of analogue television transmission in …

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Jun 27 2010

1990: June 9-15

Cover: Sophie Heathcote, Georgie Parker (A Country Practice) Why Linda’s quitting the neighbourhood Neighbours star Linda Hartley has decided to leave the popular soap after a behind-the-scenes battle between producers Grundy Television and the Ten Network. Hartley had requested for a break from the series to allow time to travel overseas and to pursue an …

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Jun 26 2010

1990: June 2-8

Cover: Sharyn Hodgson, Julian McMahon (Home And Away) Meet the new Pippa The producers of Seven’s Home And Away have found a new actress for the key role of Pippa Fletcher.  Debra Lawrence, previously seen in ABC’s The Fast Lane, will take over the role of Pippa from Vanessa Downing who has decided to leave …

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Jun 17 2010

TelevisionAU Update 17-Jun-10

http://www.televisionau.com NEW FLASHBACK #55:  For over thirty years Peter Hitchener has been a trusted face of news at GTV9, Melbourne.  Starting his career in Brisbane in the 1960s, Hitchener then moved to Sydney’s TCN9.  But then when he went further south to Melbourne in 1974, Hitchener was hosting a game show, Gambit, based on the …

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Jun 14 2010

Tedd Dunn

Tedd Dunn, the man who put life into the TV character Fredd Bear, has died from cancer. Dunn, 66, was a fashion designer and was wardrobe manager at the new Melbourne channel ATV0 when the station was looking for ideas for a children’s show. He created the costume for Fredd Bear (the two Ds taken …

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Jun 12 2010

1990: May 26-June 1

All in the family! Some new arrivals are set to appear in Neighbours.  The first will be a baby for Kerry  Mangel (Linda Hartley, pictured) and husband Joe (Mark Little).  Neighbours’ other new arrivals will be a new family – the Willises – headed by Doug Willis, played by veteran actor Terry Donovan, whose son …

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Jun 12 2010

1990: May 19-25

‘We’re not joined at the hip’ Neighbours twin co-stars Gayle and Gillian Blakeney (pictured) might look alike and share many similar interests but still stress that they are very different.  “We’re not joined at the hip.  We’re individuals,” Gayle told TV Week.  “People think that because we look alike we’re alike in everything we do …

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Jun 10 2010

Ten West ready for take off

Regional WA’s new channel, Ten West, is ready to start its rollout across WA – with viewers in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Mawson, Mingenew and Karratha able to receive programs from 9.00am today, 10 June. Viewers in these areas with digital tuners will be able to access the full range of Network Ten programs, including Ten News, The …

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Jun 07 2010

Adriana Xenides

Former television personality Adriana Xenides has died in a Sydney hospital after being admitted a few days ago with a stomach complaint. Born in Argentina, model Xenides rose to fame in Australia as the co-host of game show Wheel Of Fortune. She was with the show alongside host Ernie Sigley when the Adelaide-based show began …

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Jun 05 2010

Lynda Stoner goes undercover for animal rights

In the 1970s and ‘80s, Lynda Stoner was one of TV’s glamour girls.  After being crowned Miss TV Times (pictured) in 1976, she went on to star in popular dramas The Young Doctors, Cop Shop and Prisoner. But, in a report this weekend in the Sydney Morning Herald, Stoner’s latest ‘role’ is as far removed …

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