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Monday 5 November 1956 — SYDNEY

The opening night of the ‘national television service’ — ABC’s first TV station ABN2.

TV At 60: Opening night of ABC

Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 5 November 1956.

 

  ABN2 TCN9
6AM
7AM
8AM
9AM
10AM
11AM
12PM
1PM
2PM
3PM
4PM
5PM
6PM 6.24pm Give Us This Day
6.30 Fun Farm
7PM  7pm Official Opening ABN2. Michael Charlton, Prime Minister Robert Menzies, ABC Chairman Sir Richard Boyer, Leader of the Opposition Dr HV Evatt, Postmaster-General Mr CW Davidson, BBC Director-General Sir Ian Jacob
7.45 Newsreel
7pm News, Weather
7.15 The Patti Page Show
7.30 Texas Rangers
8PM  8pm Play: The Twelve Pound Look
8.30 My Hero
8pm Whitehall Playhouse
8.30 San Francisco Beat
9PM  9pm War In The Air
9.30 This Is The ABC
9.50 Program Notes, Close
9pm Close
10PM 
11PM 
12AM 
1AM 
2AM 
3AM 
4AM 
5AM 

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