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Saturday 5 September 1959 — ADELAIDE

Official launch of Adelaide’s first television station, NWS9.

The station was owned by a young Rupert Murdoch and was linked to Murdoch’s Adelaide newspaper The News — hence the call-sign NWS.

Source: The Advertiser, 5 September 1959

 

  ADS7 NWS9
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6AM
7AM
8AM
9AM
10AM 10am Test Pattern
11AM 11am Close

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12PM 12pm Test Pattern
1PM
2PM 2.30 Cartoons, Short Films
3PM 3pm Roy Rogers
4PM 4pm Cartoons, Short Films
5PM 5.30 Movie: Timber Trail [IMDB]
6PM 6.30 The Lilli Palmer Show
6.45 News, Weather
7PM  7pm This Is Channel 9 (see article below)
7.30 State Trooper
8PM  8pm Special: An Evening With Fred Astaire
9PM  9pm Movie: Wild Blue Yonder [IMDB]
10PM  10.30 The Webb
11PM  11pm News, Epilogue, Close
12AM 
1AM 
2AM 
3AM 
4AM 
5AM 

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