June 2013 archive

Jun 29 2013

1993: June 27-July 3

The Full Frontal assault on Kym Two years ago Kym Wilson (pictured, near right) was living a life of relative obscurity.  But since rising to fame in Brides Of Christ and A Country Practice, and getting engaged to actor Jeremy Sims, privacy is now something of a rarity for her.  But although she copes with the …

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Jun 28 2013

Obituary: Maureen Duval

Maureen Duval, former model and daytime TV presenter, has died in Sydney after a long illness. A Miss Australia entrant in the 1950s — as Miss NSW — and successful model in the 1960s, Duval went on to be a brand ambassador for department store David Jones for 16 years. In an era where daytime TV …

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Jun 26 2013

WIN moves Canberra news to Wollongong

Regional network WIN has announced that it will be relocating production of its Canberra WIN News bulletin to the company’s headquarters in Wollongong from next Monday, 1 July. The change has been triggered by the departure of local presenters Danielle Post (to Nine News in Sydney), Greg Thomson (to Sky News) and Gemma Coombe (to …

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Jun 25 2013

Regional WA switches off analogue

Today marks the switch off of analogue television signals across Western Australia outside of the Perth metropolitan area. The switch off affects local transmissions of ABC1, GWN7, WIN and SBS1.  Ten West has been operating digital-only since its launch in 2010. Analogue signals were switched off in Perth in April. According to the latest Digital …

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Jun 20 2013

Melissa Doyle leaving Sunrise

Sunrise co-host Melissa Doyle surprised viewers this morning with the announcement that she is stepping down from the program. She will be taking on a new role at Seven as part of a yet-to-be-announced prime time news venture. In a statement issued today, Doyle is enthusiastic about the next phase in her career: “I’ve cherished …

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Jun 17 2013

1993: June 20-26

Cover: Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills 90210) Hey, who’s going to replace Daryl? Hey Hey It’s Saturday host and producer Daryl Somers is trying to find the right candidate to take over as a guest host for when he jets to London to attend the world premiere of musical Sunset Boulevard next month.  John Farnham was …

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Jun 11 2013

1993: June 13-19

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Cook sizzles! Alyssa-Jane Cook has returned from a year-long stint with the stage production of The Rocky Horror Show straight into a steamy guest role in A Country Practice.  The former E Street star enters the series as Tess Osmond, a sexy single mum who grabs the attention of …

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Jun 09 2013

Ten signs up Ita Buttrose

Network Ten has announced that Australian media identity and businesswoman Ita Buttrose AO OBE will be joining the network’s revamped morning line-up. She will be part of the Ten’s new panel-based morning show to launch later this year. The yet-to-be-named program is one of two being developed for Ten by its new Director of Morning Television, Adam Boland …

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Jun 08 2013

1993: June 6-12

Cover: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show), David Faustino (Married With Children), Lisa Hensley (Law Of The Land) The division of Labor A new five-part documentary is set to unveil the bitterness and antagonism between former Prime Minister Bob Hawke and his successor Paul Keating.  ABC series Labor In Power features interviews with …

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Jun 03 2013

Nine scores cricket and WIN deal

Regional broadcaster WIN Corporation has sold its Nine Network affiliate in Adelaide — NWS —  to Nine Entertainment Co., the company that owns the Nine stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin and regional network NBN.  The deal will also allow provision for WIN to sell its Perth station (STW) to Nine Entertainment Co. should the federal …

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