June 2014 archive

Jun 11 2014

1994: June 11-17

Cover: Melissa George (Home And Away) Heartbreak High signs Kym Wilson Former A Country Practice star Kym Wilson will be arriving soon into Heartbreak High. Playing the part of rebel schoolteacher Sam Robinson, Wilson replaces Sarah Lambert whose character Christina Milano will be making only guest appearances. Since leaving ACP, Wilson has been busy with …

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Jun 09 2014

Mike Munro among Queen’s Birthday Honours

Newsreader Mike Munro (pictured), TV vet Dr Harry Cooper, sporting commentators Ray Warren and Phil Gould, members of The Seekers and TV presenter Richard Wilkins are among those to be awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2014. OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA Professor Paul Grabowsky — “For distinguished service to …

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Jun 08 2014

When Beatlemania came to Australia

It is 50 years since The Beatles toured Australia. It was the biggest pop culture event to hit our shores in the 1960s — providing scenes of hysteria not seen again until ABBA came to Australia a decade later. Beatlemania was everywhere in 1964. It was a rare week if TV Week and TV Times magazines, then the dominant …

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Jun 04 2014

1994: June 4-10

Cover: Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210) Michelle back to nurse ACP’s ratings Michelle Pettigrove didn’t follow A Country Practice when it shifted from the Seven Network to Ten. With ratings for the ‘new’ ACP needing improvement, and the loose ends left by her prolonged disappearance from Wandin Valley, Pettigrove is returning for one episode to …

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Jun 01 2014

Ten to stage Family Feud revival

Family Feud, the classic game show format, is set for a revival on Network Ten. While the format revival is not a huge surprise — it had been circulating around the industry rumour mill for some time — the choice of host is an unlikely one. Former Sunrise weatherman and Seven Network host Grant Denyer (pictured) …

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