Tag: Bruce Gyngell

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May 30 2009

1979: June 2-8

Cover: Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy (George And Mildred) Script competition strikes gold Sydney’s TEN10 has received a mammoth response to its scriptwriting competition offering a grand prize of $10,000. Tom Miller, production co-ordinator at TEN, has been working through the applications: “We’re recording every entry and to date I’m up to 1450. I’ve read …

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Oct 18 2008

ABC-SBS merger? again?

Newspaper reports in recent days have indicated that there could be moves, again, to merge our two national broadcasters, ABC and SBS. And, of course, ABC boss Mark Scott thinks it’s not such a bad idea: “We think there are opportunities for efficiencies to be made whilst ensuring the independence and integrity of two great …

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Sep 15 2008

“Good evening, and welcome to television…”

16 September 1956, fifty-two years ago, and Bruce Gyngell greets Sydney on a night that made history: Television was now here, finally. Australians had to wait twenty years for TV to finally come to fruition after numerous experimental broadcasts and demonstrations, a number of royal commissions and lots of politics. But when we watch that …

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