Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 29 2012

1992: September 27-October 3

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) The jury back in on Sir Joh The aborted perjury trial of the former Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, is to be recreated in a telemovie to be produced by Southern Star and ABC.  The role of Sir Joh is to be played by comedian Gerry Connolly.  The …

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Sep 23 2012

1992: September 20-26

Brides revisited! Two years since they starred together in ABC‘s Brides Of Christ, Lisa Hensley and Kym Wilson are colleagues once again, with Hensley guest starring in A Country Practice, playing the part of troubled barmaid Michelle Carson.  The opportunity to work together again has been fun for the pair.  “It’s great,” Wilson told TV …

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Sep 22 2012

ABC tops logo poll

Australian blog Marketing has announced its list of the Top 10 Australian logos of all time. The list was the culmination of polling by readers of the website and its sister magazine Desktop, with the Top 10 decided by a panel of experts in the marketing and design community. The panel have concluded that the …

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Sep 21 2012

Derryn Hinch returns to Seven

Broadcaster Derryn Hinch is returning to the Seven Network more than 20 years after the same network sacked him. The 3AW drive-time presenter announced to listeners today that he will be joining Seven as National Public Affairs Commentator, to appear on programs including Sunrise, Sunday Night and Seven News. He makes his first appearance on Sunrise on Monday. …

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Sep 19 2012

1992: September 13-19

Sophie swaps Sex for study! Sophie Lee (pictured) has found that there is life after Sex.  With the controversial series now wrapped up for the year — and with a likely return in 1993 — Lee has taken a temporary break from television to study acting at Sydney’s Actors’ Centre.  “I really enjoy it… I think …

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Sep 15 2012

1992: September 6-12

Networks brawl over supermodel The ratings success of the recent Elle Macpherson (pictured) special focusing on her Bali calendar has seen all three commercial networks now vying for the rights to a follow up special during her upcoming promotional tour of Australia — although Ten‘s Inside Edition and Seven‘s Real Life have led the battle it …

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Sep 15 2012

Today turns 30… and a bit

Starting Monday, the Nine Network‘s Today is having a special week of programs to celebrate its 30th anniversary: Monday, September 17: the story of Today. Tuesday, September 18: Today: “On The Road”. Wednesday, September 19: Today: “The Big Stories”. Thursday, September 20: Today: “Bloopers” Friday, September 21:  Some of the former hosts live on the …

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Sep 13 2012

Home shopping comes to Ten

Another shopping centre is about to be plonked onto the television landscape. Following the launch of shopping-themed ‘datacast’ channels by the Seven Network, Prime7, Nine/NBN and WIN, it was only a matter of time before Ten — a network currently rating behind the ABC and probably in need of a dollar — followed suit with …

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Sep 10 2012

1992: August 30-September 5

Cover: Shannon Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Riding high on the ratings! When Jo Bailey replaced Alyce Platt on Sale Of The Century and Lisa Patrick replaced Jacki MacDonald on Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show, the critics suggested that both programs would falter in the ratings.  But the shows have not only maintained their ratings but …

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Sep 04 2012

Nine sells off ACP Magazines division

ACP Magazines, the magazine publishing arm of the Nine Entertainment Co. (NEC) and publisher of 85 titles including TV Week and Foxtel magazine, has been sold to German group Bauer for an undisclosed sum. The sale brings an end to an era in publishing which dates back to 1936 with the formation of Consolidated Press, …

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