Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 30 2014

Aggregation on the Apple Isle

  The Government’s plan for aggregation of regional television markets enabled viewers in the more populated regional areas of New South Wales (including ACT), Queensland and Victoria to have the same level of choice of commercial television as their major city cousins. Once these states were completed the next stage was to introduce the scheme to …

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Apr 29 2014

1994: April 30-May 6

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Nine bid for Tenors’ encore The Nine Network has hopes of snapping up the rights to the reunion concert of the Three Tenors — Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. The concert, to take place in Los Angeles in July on the eve of the World Cup soccer final, …

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Apr 28 2014

The 56th TV Week Logie Awards

Scott Cam, host of The Block, has won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality On Australian TV at the 56th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held Sunday night at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Centre. Cam, who last year hosted both The Block: Sky High and The Block: All Stars,  also collected the Logie for Most Popular …

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Apr 27 2014

TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

Network Ten personality Rove McManus was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality On Australian TV at the 46th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Crown Casino on Sunday, 18 April 2004. It was McManus’ second Gold Logie, having also won the previous year, and one of three Logies that he collected …

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Apr 26 2014

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Hey Hey It’s Saturday host Daryl Somers (pictured with Logies guest Raquel Welch) was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 31st annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday, 17 March 1989. The awards presentation was the first Logies to be broadcast on the …

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Apr 25 2014

TV Week Logie Awards: 50 years ago

Bobby Limb (pictured), compere of the variety show Sound Of Music, was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 6th annual TV Week Logie Awards in 1964. The awards were held on the cruise ship Marconi Liber, docked in Sydney, but did not receive TV coverage. Even TV Week‘s own …

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Apr 20 2014

1994: April 23-29

Logies: Back to back Gold for Ray Ray Martin (pictured with Logies guest Michael Crawford) has won his third Gold Logie at the 36th annual TV Week Logie Awards. “I’m very proud. To beat the likes of, especially people like Gary Sweet and Daryl Somers. I thought it was Gary’s year, so I’m very pleased,” Martin …

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Apr 17 2014

Jack Benny and JO’K in 1964 Good Friday Appeal

Legendary American comedian Jack Benny (pictured) was the special guest at the Sporting Globe-3DB-HSV7 Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal in March 1964. Benny, visiting Australia for a series of stage shows in Sydney and Melbourne plus a TV special, appeared on the annual telethon during the afternoon as well as being the star attraction for …

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Apr 13 2014

1994: April 16-22

Logies: Who’ll walk away with Gold? TV Week previews the 36th annual TV Week Logie Awards, to be hosted by Ray Martin (pictured) from the World Congress Centre, Melbourne. International guests include Michael Crawford, Grant Shaud (Murphy Brown) and Randy Crawford. The presentation is set to open with a space-age performance featuring David Dixon, Abi …

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Apr 06 2014

1994: April 9-15

Cover: Nicki Buckley, Glenn Ridge (Sale Of The Century) Practiced professionals This week’s return of A Country Practice, now on Network Ten, sets the pace early, with a wedding, a reunion and a life-saving operation. And for Andrew Blackman, continuing his role as Dr Harry Morrison, the revived series gives him a bigger role now …

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