19 October 2011 archive

Oct 19 2011

Analogue shutdown rolls out to NSW, ACT

The phasing out of analogue television transmissions continues with the announcement by the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy that regions in Southern and Central NSW and the Australian Capital Territory are scheduled to have analogue transmissions switched off on 5 June 2012. The switch-off will affect local transmissions of …

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Oct 19 2011

Time’s up for 6.30

The Ten Network has pulled the pin on its current affairs flagship 6.30 With George Negus. Perceiving some public frustration with the often-tacky, high-rotation style of journalism employed by long-running programs Today Tonight and A Current Affair, Ten last year hired veteran journalist George Negus to front the new show that promised a more substantial …

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Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2011/10/times-up-for-6-30.html