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Nov 21 2009

Today is World Television Day

The United Nations says so: In 1996, the General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day, commemorating the date on which, in 1996, the first World Television Forum was held at the United Nations.  States were invited to observe the Day by encouraging global exchanges of television programmes focusing on issues such as peace, …

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Sep 07 2009

Nine invites us home…

The Australian today reports that the Nine Network is planning a rebranding exercise for its on-air presentation and news and current affairs programming. The original date for the relaunch was set to be 09/09/09, but the pending full-scale launch of their digital channel Go has made this impractical. For thirty years, Nine branded itself as …

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Nov 30 2008

It’s Seven in ’08

With the official ratings season over as of last night, the press releases will no doubt come out from all networks over the next few days – each of them claiming various victories in the hope of being able to capture more of the advertising pie next year – but the overall winner will be …

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Oct 22 2008

TV Guide goes for a dollar

TV Guide is an icon of the American magazine publishing industry.  Since it was first published in 1953, TV Guide has followed the progress of television, its programs and celebrities on a weekly basis.  The stars that have featured on TV Guide front covers over the last fifty-five years are a Who’s Who of popular …

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