Tag: E Street

Feb 08 2015

1995: February 4-10

Lisa leads Blue Heelers’ British invasion Lisa McCune (pictured) is heading to the UK to promote Blue Heelers‘ debut on the ITV network. Her tour is expected to include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Liverpool. While she is there, she hopes to meet up with cast members of British cop shows The Bill and Between The Lines, …

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Jan 31 2015

1995: January 28-February 3

All fired up! Working in steamy Queensland, wearing heavy fire-fighting gear all day and filming among real flames, you can hardly blame Georgie Parker for describing the five-month making of her new series Fire as “a nightmare”. “It was extraordinarily difficult,” she told TV Week. “The conditions affected everyone’s mood. There were a lot of tempers …

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Jan 16 2015

1995: January 14-20

Cover: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show) A Hall of Fame! TV Week has announced that the Melbourne Concert Hall at the Victorian Arts Centre will be host of the 37th annual TV Week Logie Awards, to be held in April and televised on the Seven Network. The Concert Hall, opened in 1982, …

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Nov 09 2014

1994: November 12-18

Cover: Melissa George (Home And Away) Sundae too far away! Those who have seen the film The Adventures Of Priscilla: Queen Of The Desert may have seen Ken Radley as the vile redneck drunk in Coober Pedy intent on doing something “something villainous” to Guy Pearce‘s befrocked character. What most may not realise is that Radley …

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Oct 10 2014

On TV: 10 October 1990, Melbourne

The second in our occasional series looking at what was on TV on this day in years past. Today we’re going back to Wednesday 10 October 1990 in Melbourne, as listed in Sunday Sun TV Extra (with Annie Jones on the cover). Today (Nine) battles out with Good Morning Australia (Ten) for the morning news viewers. …

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Sep 23 2014

1994: September 24-30

Cover: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) Helen investigates the cost of success Helen Wellings has come a long way since making her TV debut in The Mike Walsh Show in 1974. “I came into this industry very gradually from being an interviewee. I could go back to my desk in the public service and …

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Sep 04 2014

1994: September 3-9

Cover: Deborah Hutton (Looking Good) A marriage of inconvenience Richard Piper and Brandon Burke play divorced guys who share a house in Seven‘s new comedy series Wedlocked. Their characters, publisher Lex Dexter (Piper) and psychologist Chris Gilchrist (Burke), are soon joined by the outrageous Susie Abruzzo (Dina Panozzo) who agrees to pretend to be Gilchrist’s …

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Aug 20 2014

1994: August 20-26

Cover: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show) Bell rings in the changes! Former Neighbours and E Street star Melissa Bell is back in Australia after a stint in the United Kingdom that was soured by legal and financial troubles. “I came back because I was having such a dreadful time. My manager was …

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Aug 15 2014

1994: August 13-19

Cover: Nicole Kidman Heelers heals Richard’s blues After a year of unemployment, former E Street and Neighbours star Richard Huggett was so keen to work he even accepted a six-week role on the ill-fated soap Paradise Beach. “I hadn’t done anything for a year,” he told TV Week. “I suppose I took it because it …

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Jul 31 2014

Ten: Rising from receivership

[Part IV of this week’s tribute to 50 years of Network Ten. For previous posts refer to Part I, Part II and Part III] The Nineties started with Australia in the “recession we had to have” and the television industry was caught right up in it. The Seven Network had gone into receivership following the …

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