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Feb 23 2016

1996: February 17-23

Cover: Teri Hatcher (Lois And Clark The New Adventures Of Superman) What’s Up Doc? signs Steven Just Kidding co-host Steven Jacobs has signed on as the new host of Nine‘s cartoon show What’s Up Doc? Jacobs replaces previous host Catriona Rowntree, who is now working on Nine’s Getaway program. What’s Up Doc? now moves from …

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Dec 08 2015

1995: December 9-15

Summer Bay beauty becomes screen queen Home And Away‘s Isla Fisher (pictured) is being kept busy during the show’s end of year break. The young star will be catching up with family in Perth and will also be in demand to promote the release of her second novel, Bewitched. Her first book, Seduced By Fame, …

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Dec 11 2014

1994: December 10-16

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Drama behind bars Deborra-Lee Furness has won the lead role in ABC‘s upcoming drama series Correlli. The character of Louisa Correlli is a young mother who is a clinical psychologist at Blackstream Prison, where her task is to help inmates deal with their problems in the hope that they will …

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Dec 23 2013

1993: December 25-31

Cover: Dieter Brummer (Home And Away), Jo Bailey (Looking Good) A joke on the box Production has been completed on the third Fast Forward special 37 And A Bit, taking a comedic look at the Australian TV industry, set to go to air during 1994. The first Fast Forward special, Standing On The Road, featuring …

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Feb 12 2013

1993: February 14-20

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) ‘From our pain comes the shame’ In the lead-up to ABC‘s screening of docu-drama Joh’s Jury, based on the frustrated jury who failed to reach a verdict in the perjury trial of former Queensland Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, one of the jurors has spoken to TV Week of the controversial …

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Dec 26 2012

1992: December 27-January 2

Cover: Bruce Samazan (E Street) Fast Forward fever! There seems to be a lot of activity — and confusion — behind-the-scenes as Seven‘s new-look Fast Forward begins to take shape for 1993.  Fast Forward favourite Magda Szubanski will not be appearing in the new-look series, although Seven says this is news to them.  The network …

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Dec 30 2011

1991: December 28-January 3

The doctor’s lusty bedside manner! Viewers of The Flying Doctors may be shocked by a lusty bedroom scene coming up in a future episode between Dr Guy Reid (David Reyne) and Penny Wellings (Sophie Lee).  The “fling” is the result of Penny’s boyfriend Steve (Paul Kelman) getting a local schoolteacher pregnant.  Penny turns to Guy …

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Aug 24 2011

1991: August 24-30

‘Don’t call us the new Jason and Kylie!’ E Street’s Melissa Tkautz and Bruce Samazan (pictured) are set to become TV’s hottest couple, with their characters Nicky and Max deciding to turn their friendship into a closer relationship.  But with Tkautz already moving into a music career – with the top-selling single Read My Lips …

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Nov 23 2010

1990: November 24-30

Summer Bay shocks! While pregnant Bobby (Nicolle Dickson) collapses in the Summer Bay diner, the closing episodes of the 1990 season of Home And Away will also deliver news of some new romances.  Pippa Fletcher (Debra Lawrence), who lost husband Tom (Roger Oakley) in dramatic circumstances earlier this year, falls for Summer Bay newcomer Michael …

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Oct 11 2010

1990: October 13-19

Cover: Nicolle Dickson (Home And Away) Reyne forecast for Coopers Crossing Actor David Reyne is to join the cast of Nine’s The Flying Doctors.  The 31-year-old star of series including Sweet And Sour, Possession, Flair, Bony and Golden Fiddles joins The Flying Doctors in the role of Dr Guy Reid, a brilliant young man from …

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