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Jan 19 2017

TV At 60: Viewing’s fine on GTV9

In his book Compulsive Viewing, Gerald Stone wrote that Australian television “started first in Sydney, but best in Melbourne.” He was no doubt referring to GTV9, which actually considered itself the underdog when it was the third channel to launch in Melbourne. It would go on to become one of the biggest successes in Australian …

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Mar 10 2016

Obituary: Jon English

Jon English, singer, songwriter and actor on stage and television, has died following complications while undergoing surgery. The 66-year-old was surrounded by his partner and children at the time of his death. Born in the United Kingdom, English emigrated to Australia with his family in the early 1960s. He’d shown an interest in music from an early age, …

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Jun 28 2015

1995: June 3-9

Cover: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny (The X Files) Nicolle returns to her old haunts! Former Home And Away favourite Nicolle Dickson is returning to the series… two years after her character, Bobby, was killed off! In upcoming episodes, Ailsa (Judy Nunn), who is approaching a nervous breakdown, has visions of her dead friend, Bobby. “It’s …

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Jun 29 2014

1994: June 25-July 1

Lisa’s still dogged by doubts Despite the success of Blue Heelers and the popularity of her character, Maggie Doyle, actress Lisa McCune (pictured) still worries about her performance. “It’s been a year since we made the pilot, but every Monday morning I still get nervous,” she says. “I get to work and think, ‘Can I …

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Feb 20 2014

1994: February 19-25

The new ‘man’ in Kym’s life Kym Wilson (pictured) has had to postpone her planned April wedding to Jeremy Sims due to accepting a guest part in the upcoming Nine Network series The Man From Snowy River. She will be playing the part of Charlotte Holloway, a love interest for Frank Blackwood (Rodney Bell). “I’ll …

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Jan 01 2014

1994: January 1-7

Cover: Simon Baker-Denny, Lisa Lackey (Home And Away) Home And Away: The Movie! Long-running series Home And Away is set to appear on the big screen. The Seven Network is expected to start pre-production on Home And Away: The Movie this month. “Final details are still being sorted out, but yes we’re doing a feature …

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Nov 11 2013

1993: November 13-19

Cover: Shannen Doherty, David Gail (Beverly Hills 90210) Where’s Dad? Hey Dad! star Rachael Beck was given a celebratory farewell as she taped her last episode with the long-running series. “I’m very sad to have to say goodbye to everybody, but I feel so happy because I’ve met so many wonderful people, had so many …

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Sep 10 2013

1993: September 11-17

Dieter gets the message Home And Away star Dieter Brummer (pictured with co-star Melissa George) says a lot of people tell him it would be great to be famous — but he sets the record straight in that fame does have a downside.  “I don’t think they realise exactly what being famous entails,” he told …

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Sep 01 2013

1993: August 29-September 4

Cover: Cathy Godbold (Newlyweds) Rebekah leads Sale shuffle Just after celebrating 500 episodes with Sale Of The Century, mystery surrounds Jo Bailey‘s sudden departure from the program. Media reports and speculation have insisted that Bailey was let go from the show following falling ratings, especially in Sydney. The Nine Network and Bailey have both denied …

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Aug 24 2013

1993: August 22-28

Rebekah’s country comfort Former Home And Away star Rebekah Elmaloglou, returning to TV in a guest role in A Country Practice, says that her time out of regular employment has been a good learning experience. “Unemployment is one hell of an ego-basher,” she told TV Week. “I’ve now been through what a lot of my …

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