Tag: ABC News Breakfast

Behind The News celebrating 50 years

ABC‘s children’s current affairs program Behind The News is approaching its 50th birthday. It was long thought that Behind The News began in 1969, until it was realised that it actually began under a different title, Current Affairs, in June 1968. The first program was hosted by Peter Sumner.  YouTube: Behind The News To …

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ABC2 turns 10

ABC‘s secondary channel ABC2 turns 10 years old today. The new channel came two years after ABC had been forced to axe its previous digital channels ABC Kids and Fly TV due to budget cuts. ABC2 launched in a rather low key manner on the morning of Monday, 7 March 2005. Anyone watching to see the …

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ABC1 to be a kids free zone

ABC has announced upcoming changes to its broadcast of children’s programs now that Australia free-to-air television is completely digital. From Sunday 2 February any children’s programs currently broadcasting on ABC1 on Sunday morning (6.30am-9.00am) and weekday afternoons (3.00pm-5.00pm) will be shifted to ABC3 or ABC4Kids (ABC2 daytime). The transmission of schools programs on weekday mornings …

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The Circle axed, but Breakfast stays

The Ten Network has this morning announced significant changes to its morning schedule in an attempt to save its struggling Breakfast program. The casualty is the mid-morning talk show The Circle, a program that consistently out-rates Breakfast and enjoys a strong connection with its audience via social media. The Circle will present its final episode …

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Ten says Newsnight is old news

Only a few days ago Network Ten had all guns blazing about a new-format late night news program to be hosted by journalist Hamish Macdonald (pictured). The program was to be called Ten Newsnight and debut on Monday, 4 June at 10.30pm. Now it seems that while the bulletin is still going ahead, the name …

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Breakfast battle takes on an early start

The Ten Network’s new Breakfast show debuts today (Thursday) following news last night of the resignation of Kevin Rudd from the position of Foreign Minister. The new program was originally scheduled to launch on Monday. Breakfast co-host Paul Henry (pictured, second from left) confirmed the sudden programming change on Ten’s The Project last night: “This …

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Ten’s ready to rise for Breakfast

Network Ten’s new breakfast news program, creatively titled Breakfast, is set to debut on Monday, 27 February at 6.00am. Breakfast will be fronted by Andrew Rochford (The Block, The Project and recently breakfast co-host at Mix 106.5 in Sydney), Kathryn Robinson (Ten News), Magdalena Roze (The Weather Channel, Ten News) and outspoken New Zealand presenter …

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Ten to tackle Today and Sunrise?

The Ten Network is reported to be looking at reworking its early morning timeslot with plans to launch a breakfast news program. Just a week ago the network announced it was cutting its workforce by around 100 while it continues to undertake a strategic review of its on-air offerings.  It has axed weekend stalwart Video …

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ABC For Kids becomes ABC 4 Kids

ABC’s channel re-branding continues, with ABC For Kids On 2 to be re-named ABC 4 Kids from Monday 2 May.  The new logo bears a resemblance to that of ABC’s children’s channel ABC3 which launched in 2009. The change is timed to coincide with the expansion of digital channel ABC2’s pre-school children’s line-up to include …

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