Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 30 2015

SBS announces new channel for foodies

SBS has today announced that it will be launching Australia’s first free-to-air channel dedicated to the world of food. It’s a natural extension for a genre that SBS has embraced both on television and online. It’s Thursday night food and lifestyle programs, featuring local and overseas titles, are already popular with viewers. The new channel, …

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Sep 29 2015

1995: September 30-October 6

We’ll Sale into the next century! Sale Of The Century co-host Nicky Buckley (pictured) has put to rest rumours that she plans to leave the show to pursue an acting career. Her fellow co-host Glenn Ridge recently declared he would stay with Sale “for as long as they’ll have me”. And Buckley has added, “I’m with him!”. …

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Sep 28 2015

Nine follows suit with Grand Final in HD

When one acts it doesn’t take long for the other to follow… Just days after Seven announced that it would be broadcasting this Saturday’s AFL Grand Final in high definition on 7mate, the Nine Network has followed with an announcement today that it will be broadcasting this Sunday’s NRL Grand Final on its high definition channel Gem …

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Sep 26 2015

1995: September 23-29

Selina dies laughing! The storyline was played out in all seriousness, but Home And Away‘s Tempany Deckert (pictured) could not resist but laugh while her character, Selina, was fighting for her life. In an episode to go to air this week, Curtis (Shane Ammann) takes Selina to the beach. Selina has a sip from a soft …

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Sep 26 2015

AFL Grand Final to get HD broadcast

The Seven Network has announced that it will be broadcasting next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final in high definition on 7mate as well as in standard definition on the primary Seven channel. The announcement is a win for fans who have long campaigned for the AFL to be returned to high definition broadcast. The last time the Grand …

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Sep 24 2015

Obituary: Mike Gibson

Journalist Mike Gibson, best known from the Nine and Ten networks during the 1980s and 1990s, has died at the age of 75. With a background as a newspaper reporter, Gibson worked in radio in the 1970s, including a successful stint co-hosting the top rating morning show on Sydney station 2SM. He later worked at rival stations 2GB …

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Sep 21 2015

Nine Adelaide launches new CBD studios

After 56 years broadcasting from 202 Tynte Street, North Adelaide, NWS Nine has today officially launched its new premises at 169 Pirie Street in the Adelaide CBD. Nine News presented its last bulletin from Tynte Street on Friday. A special report paid tribute to the historic studios and the memories that have come from over 56 years of …

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Sep 20 2015

1995: September 16-22

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Nine’s drive for new soap saga The Nine Network‘s new drama series Pacific Drive is set to begin production on the Gold Coast in two weeks. The new five-day-a-week soap, commissioned for an initial run of 260 episodes, is expected to debut in a late afternoon timeslot this summer. Nine’s …

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Sep 20 2015

It’s on! Offspring the latest TV comeback

For the political junkies who thought last week’s leadership spill was big news, spare a thought for the Offspring fans who will be besides themselves today with news that the series will be back for a sixth season in 2016. It’s a win for the fans, likewise for Foxtel‘s recent pick up of the Seven …

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Sep 17 2015

Community TV offered broadcast extension

The community television sector has received an offer by the former Minister for Communications, now Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull to have its broadcast licences extended by a further 12 months. The sector, comprising channels in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, was told twelve months ago that it would have its broadcast licences revoked from 31 December 2015. In …

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