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Dec 15 2015

1995: December 16-22

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Cop an eyeful of Costas! Melbourne-born actor Costas Mandylor moved to Los Angeles eight years ago and is probably best known to viewers from the US drama series Picket Fences. But Mandylor’s next role is set to reveal all, with nude scenes in an upcoming film, the erotic love story …

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Sep 21 2013

1993: September 25-October 1

Cover: Tim Allen (Home Improvement) William’s new accent on drama Actor William McInnes is getting used to mastering foreign accents for his film and TV roles.  His recent role as upper-class Englishman John Macarthur in the sitcom Bligh has been followed by the role of German immigrant Max Heimer in Nine‘s 1950s drama Snowy. He …

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Apr 14 2013

1993: April 11-17

Cover: Jo Bailey (Sale Of The Century) A Country Get-Together Around 150 past and present cast members of A Country Practice gathered at a Sydney harbourside restaurant to celebrate the series’ 1000th episode.  The show’s creator and producer James Davern said that even after 1000 episodes there is still plenty of life in the series. …

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Sep 19 2012

1992: September 13-19

Sophie swaps Sex for study! Sophie Lee (pictured) has found that there is life after Sex.  With the controversial series now wrapped up for the year — and with a likely return in 1993 — Lee has taken a temporary break from television to study acting at Sydney’s Actors’ Centre.  “I really enjoy it… I think …

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Sep 10 2012

1992: August 30-September 5

Cover: Shannon Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Riding high on the ratings! When Jo Bailey replaced Alyce Platt on Sale Of The Century and Lisa Patrick replaced Jacki MacDonald on Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show, the critics suggested that both programs would falter in the ratings.  But the shows have not only maintained their ratings but …

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Sep 01 2012

1992: August 23-29

‘Why I must quit!’ All Together Now star Rebecca Gibney (pictured) says there has hardly been an hour when she hasn’t questioned her decision to quit the Nine Network sitcom.  “For me, the hardest thing will not be leaving behind the money, but the people I’ve worked with,” she told TV Week.  “And I feel that …

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Aug 19 2012

1992: August 16-22

Goodnight, Jana! TV Week reports an exclusive that A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) is to take a year off on full pay — worth around $2 million — to spend more time with her young son, Daniel.  The deal, struck between Wendt and network chief David Leckie, was negotiated over a series of private …

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Aug 03 2012

1992: August 2-8

Cover: Rachel Blakely (Neighbours) The perils of being Phoebe Neighbours‘ Phoebe Bright (Simone Robertson) is only 17 years old but has had more than her fair share of emotional trauma.  First she was abused by her father and then had to cope with his sudden death.  Then she fell pregnant to boyfriend Todd Landers (Kristian …

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Jul 23 2012

1992: July 26-August 1

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away), Kieren Perkins Fighting words! Something of a rivalry has developed between fellow Nine personalities Clive Robertson and Ray Martin, following remarks that Robertson made on The World Tonight about his Midday counterpart.  Robertson’s comments were made in response to a letter asking him to open “a fete or something”.  “What …

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Jul 12 2012

1992: July 12-18

Emily’s secret London wedding While Emily Symons‘ Home And Away character Marilyn is getting engaged in episodes to air this month, Symons is in London planning her own wedding to fiance Nicholas Lipscombe.  The pair met in 1990 when Symons (pictured) was in the UK working in a pantomime.  “When I met him, I was …

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