24 April 2015 archive

Prime7 signs off from Tamworth studio

It was the end of an era tonight as Prime7 presented its last news bulletin from its Tamworth studios. Local reporters will still be working from within the region but from Monday the half-hour bulletin will be presented from Prime7’s studios in Canberra. Fiona Ferguson (pictured), who has presented the Tamworth-based bulletins for 17 years, will remain …

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Flashback to Funky Squad

Funky Squad, from the producers of current affairs satire Frontline, made its debut 20 years ago today. Based on a series of radio sketches, Funky Squad was a parody of the 1970s cop shows that tried to make the genre “cool” by featuring contemporary characters with lots of ’70s lingo, hairstyles and fashion. The pork …

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