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Aug 28 2016

1996: July 13-19

Cover: Catherine McClements (Water Rats) Torn between two Selinas Home And Away newcomer Ben Unwin was excited to be having his first screen kiss on the soap — but it was a kiss that could have put him out of action for weeks. While Unwin, as Jesse, was in the throes of teenage passion with …

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Sep 29 2015

1995: September 30-October 6

We’ll Sale into the next century! Sale Of The Century co-host Nicky Buckley (pictured) has put to rest rumours that she plans to leave the show to pursue an acting career. Her fellow co-host Glenn Ridge recently declared he would stay with Sale “for as long as they’ll have me”. And Buckley has added, “I’m with him!”. …

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Nov 05 2014

Who Do You Think You Are… a sitcom?

These days the title Who Do You Think You Are? refers to a celebrity-themed genealogical series created by the BBC and franchised around the world, including Australia, where it has been a hit for SBS. Back in the Seventies, Who Do You Think You Are? was a show of a much different kind. It was …

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Sep 01 2013

1993: August 29-September 4

Cover: Cathy Godbold (Newlyweds) Rebekah leads Sale shuffle Just after celebrating 500 episodes with Sale Of The Century, mystery surrounds Jo Bailey‘s sudden departure from the program. Media reports and speculation have insisted that Bailey was let go from the show following falling ratings, especially in Sydney. The Nine Network and Bailey have both denied …

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Aug 24 2013

1993: August 22-28

Rebekah’s country comfort Former Home And Away star Rebekah Elmaloglou, returning to TV in a guest role in A Country Practice, says that her time out of regular employment has been a good learning experience. “Unemployment is one hell of an ego-basher,” she told TV Week. “I’ve now been through what a lot of my …

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Aug 02 2013

1993: August 1-7

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Olivia’s idea of paradise Olivia Newton-John is set to host her own show. The secret project is described as being focused on the environment. “Olivia is very passionate about the environment, children and animals, and this show embraces all of that,” producer Scott Young told TV Week. Young is …

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Jul 15 2013

1993: July 11-17

A flowering friendship Hey Dad! co-stars Rachael Beck and Ben Oxenbould (pictured) are not just colleagues but are the best of friends.  “To a certain extent our relationship is an escape,” Oxenbould told TV Week.  “Because we do get on so well, we can talk about anything to each other.  The writers of Hey Dad! have …

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Mar 06 2011

1991: March 2-8

‘Cut it out, Steve!’ As Tonight Live enters its second year, newsreader Jennifer Keyte has put her foot down and ordered some changes to the show’s news segment which she presents at the start of each program.  Gone is host Steve Vizard’s catchphrase “the newsreader with the mostest”, and also gone is Keyte’s walk to …

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Feb 13 2011

1991: February 9-15

‘It felt like a real wedding to me’ The upcoming wedding of Neighbours characters Paul Robinson and Christina Alessi (pictured) could well serve as a dress rehearsal for real-life couple Stefan Dennis and Gayle Blakeney.  “It’s a very beautiful wedding.  We were both very happy with the way it was done.  It was amazing how …

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