Tag Archive: Blackout

Mar 20 2015

1995: March 11-17

Fashionably fiery! Women are making a comeback to leading roles on television — with Georgie Parker and Lisa McCune (pictured) starring in Fire and Blue Heelers respectively. Joining them are Rebecca Gibney (Halifax fp), Angie Milliken (The Feds) and Deborra-Lee Furness (coming soon in the ABC series Correlli). “The funny thing is we’re doing a …

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Dec 22 2014

1994: December 24-30

I love a sunburnt Christmas… Some of TV’s popular stars recently took to Sydney’s northern beaches to share some of their plans for the upcoming festive season. Aaron Pedersen, from ABC‘s Blackout, says Christmas for him is a time of solitude: “I remember a few Christmas parties at my foster parents’ place, where everyone got drunk, and …

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Jun 09 2014

Mike Munro among Queen’s Birthday Honours

Newsreader Mike Munro (pictured), TV vet Dr Harry Cooper, sporting commentators Ray Warren and Phil Gould, members of The Seekers and TV presenter Richard Wilkins are among those to be awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2014. OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA Professor Paul Grabowsky — “For distinguished service to …

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Nov 19 2013

1993: November 20-26

Cover: Nicole Kidman (obscured by cricket supplement!) Keyte flies into prime time Seven‘s Melbourne newsreader Jennifer Keyte is set to host her own prime time show. The new show, tentatively titled The Jennifer Keyte Show, will feature current affairs and interviews with high profile identities. The new project marks a return to a national profile …

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May 21 2013

1993: May 16-22

Groomed for disaster Neighbours star Scott Michaelson (pictured) is enjoying the emotional challenges coming up for his character Brad Willis, but is not so sure about his character’s choices — in particular having an affair with Lauren (Sarah Vandenbergh) just prior to his wedding to Beth (Natalie Imbruglia, pictured).  “I would never do what Brad …

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Jan 25 2012

1992: January 25-31

Jana: ‘I welcome the challenge’ A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) talks to TV Week about the changing news and current affairs environment taking place – in particular, the launch of Real Life, produced by her former 60 Minutes boss Gerald Stone, going head-to-head with ACA.  “I think anything that increases the competition is …

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Jan 04 2012

1992: January 4-10

Goodbye E Street Alyssa-Jane Cook (pictured) says that now is the best time to leave E Street after the string of tragedies that have struck her character, Lisa Bennett.  “After everything the character has been through she definitely needs a break, so she heads to Queensland to contemplate life,” Cook told TV Week.  “But I …

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Dec 29 2011

1991: December 21-27

Two secret showbiz weddings Secrecy was the key word surrounding two recent celebrity weddings.  Actor Cameron Daddo has married model Alison Brahe at the Garrison Church in Sydney’s historic Rocks area – while E Street star Marianne Howard married dancer Drew Anthony at the secluded Holy Trinity Anglican Church at Berrima, NSW.  Both weddings were …

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