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Monday 6 May 1957 — MELBOURNE

The debut of GTV9′s new live variety program In Melbourne Tonight, hosted by Graham Kennedy.  The program would end up dominating Melbourne television for over 13 years and 3000 episodes and made Kennedy a TV legend to the point that he was later dubbed the King of Australian Television.

Source: The Age, 2 May 1957

ABV2 HSV7 GTV9
6AM
7AM
8AM
9AM
10AM
11AM
12PM
1PM
2PM
3PM 3.30pm My Hero
4PM 4pm Close
5PM 5.30 Children’s TV Club 5.15pm Judy Jack Show
5.45 The Mickey Mouse Club
5.30pm The Happy Show. Happy Hammond, Ron Blaskett, Gerry Gee
6PM 6pm Close 6.30 Annie Oakley
6.55 The Chef Presents
6.30 Hillbilly Request Time
6.55 News Headlines.  Tom Miller
7PM 7pm News, Weather
7.15 The Frankie Laine Show
7.45 Sherlock Holmes
7pm News, Weather. Eric Pearce
7.15 The Patti Page Show
7.30 Disneyland
7pm Roy Rogers
7.50 Football Survey
8PM 8.15 Meet Sir Samuel Wadham
8.30 Favourite Story
8.30 I Love Lucy 8pm Give It A Go.  Jack Davey
8.30 Cross Current
9PM 9pm Presenting Thomas L Thomas
9.20 Royal Manor
9.35 Rhythm Round-Up
9.50 Close
9pm Whitehall Theatre
9.30 Victory At Sea
9pm Dragnet
9.30 News. Tom Miller
9.45 In Melbourne Tonight. Graham Kennedy PREMIERE
10PM 10pm Let’s Dance
10.15 News, Weather. Eric Pearce
10.30 Close
10.30 Epilogue
10.35 Close
11PM
12AM
1AM
2AM
3AM
4AM
5AM

 

 

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