October 2010 archive

Oct 18 2010

TelevisionAU Update 18-Oct-2010

http://www.televisionau.com NEW FLASHBACK #56: Never let it be said that the crew of ABC‘s This Day Tonight ever failed to get to the bottom of a story. For World Nudist Day in the Southern Hemisphere in 1973, the crew from the Adelaide branch of TDT were invited by a local nudist club, The Tindo Club, …

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Oct 16 2010

The Games were run… but, for Ten, not won!

The XIX Commonwealth Games have come to a close – and while India will be congratulating itself for a successful 11 days of competition, back in Australia the Ten Network might be quietly licking a few wounds. Not that Ten’s effort in broadcasting the Games was of any inferior nature – in fact, the network …

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Oct 14 2010

Kerry O’Brien to host Four Corners

Three weeks ago, Kerry O’Brien announced he was to leave his position as host of ABC’s The 7.30 Report at the end of this year – with plans to return to the national broadcaster in a part-time role in 2011. It has now been announced that O’Brien will be taking on the role of host …

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Oct 12 2010

For Sale! One TV studio

The offices and studios for the Adelaide branch of the Seven Network are about to go to auction. The premises, situated on the corner of Adam Street and Port Road in the suburb of Hindmarsh, are to be auctioned on 27 October. Seven have only occupied the building since 2007 – having moved from their …

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Oct 11 2010

1990: October 13-19

Cover: Nicolle Dickson (Home And Away) Reyne forecast for Coopers Crossing Actor David Reyne is to join the cast of Nine’s The Flying Doctors.  The 31-year-old star of series including Sweet And Sour, Possession, Flair, Bony and Golden Fiddles joins The Flying Doctors in the role of Dr Guy Reid, a brilliant young man from …

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Oct 05 2010

Malcolm Gray

Former Seven National News reporter and presenter Malcolm Gray has died at the age of 66. Formerly a journalist at regional station GLV10 in Gippsland in the 1970s, Gray moved to Melbourne’s ATV0 before joining HSV7 as an on-the-road reporter and newsreader – but it was in the mid-‘80s when he started presenting the weather …

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Oct 04 2010

1990: October 6-12

‘It’s like losing part of the family!’ Hey Dad! star Simone Buchanan has confirmed that she has left the long-running comedy series.  “I haven’t re-signed,” she told TV Week.  “We filmed the last episode this week and I still have no idea what they are going to do with (character) Debbie.” For co-star Chris Truswell …

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