May 2015 archive

May 26 2015

1995: May 27-June 2

Cover: Dean Cain (Lois & Clark The New Adventures Of Superman) End of an affair? He’s been in television for 30 years, won four Gold Logies and is topping the ratings with A Current Affair and his own series of celebrity interview specials, but Ray Martin has given his first indication that it might be …

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May 20 2015

1995: May 20-26

Cover: Lisa McCune (Blue Heelers), ‘Hammer’ and ‘Vulcan’ (Gladiators) Network Ten buys Melrose spin-off Network Ten has snapped up the rights to the new US series Central Park West, described as the final chapter in the Beverly Hills 90210-Melrose Place trilogy (ignoring the short-lived Models Inc which concluded its run in Australia recently). Described as …

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May 12 2015

1995: May 13-19

Cover: Melissa George (Home And Away) Nine lays down the Law The Nine Network has axed Law Of The Land. Filming for the series ended just before Easter, and there are 22 episodes still yet to be screened. “I can understand them axing the show,” cast member Lisa Hensley told TV Week. “We’ve still got …

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May 08 2015

Classic TV Guides: 10 more added

Ten more TV listings have been added to the Classic TV Guides. Sydney’s TEN10 was officially launched on Monday 5 April 1965. Now the guides for the following four days have been added: Tuesday 6 April 1965 — SYDNEY  Wednesday 7 April 1965 — SYDNEY  Thursday 8 April 1965 — SYDNEY  Friday 9 April 1965 — …

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May 07 2015

Calls to protect historical TV footage

Almost 50 years of local history is feared to be lost as regional TV newsrooms are being shut down and archived material is not being kept. This is a situation that would be common across most regional areas where TV news production is being centralised and heritage studios are being sold off — but it has …

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May 05 2015

1995: May 6-12

Ray’s super hat-trick A Current Affair host Ray Martin (pictured with Lois & Clark‘s Dean Cain) has become the first person to win three consecutive Gold Logies. The 37th annual TV Week Logie Awards also saw co-host Andrew Daddo become the youngest to host the Logies, while his on-stage partner Noni Hazlehurst was the first mum to …

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May 04 2015

The 57th TV Week Logie Awards

The Project‘s Carrie Bickmore has won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality On Australian Television at the 57th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held last night (Sunday) at Melbourne’s Crown Casino. In her emotional acceptance speech, Bickmore paid tribute to her late husband, Greg Lange, who died from brain cancer in 2010. She sought …

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May 03 2015

TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

They say certain things happen in threes — and that was the case for Rove McManus, who won his third Gold Logie at the 47th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Crown Casino on Sunday, 1 May 2005. And McManus happened to win three Logies on the night — also collecting the Silver Logie …

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May 02 2015

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Former Neighbours star Craig McLachlan was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 32nd annual TV Week Logie Awards. The awards were held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday 9 March 1990 and televised on the Ten Network. Hosted by Mark Mitchell, the presentation was attended by overseas …

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May 01 2015

TV Week Logie Awards: 50 years ago

Jimmy Hannan (pictured), host of teenage music program Saturday Date, was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 7th annual TV Week Logie Awards. The awards were held on Friday 26 March 1965 at the Palais de Danse, Melbourne and hosted by Gerald Lyons. Crowds of fans queued outside …

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