Tag: Fast Forward

1994: December 3-9

Cover: Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) Josephine’s Singapore surprise! Josephine Byrnes, best known from period mini-series including Shadows Of The Heart and Brides Of Christ, is making a move into playing a present day character as the female lead in the Nine Network series of Singapore Sling telemovies. Byrnes will be playing the part of assassin Carla …

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1994: November 26-December 2

Cover: Tim Allen (Home Improvement) Paul raises interest in money Paul Clitheroe‘s Money program has been a ratings hit for Nine — but nobody was expecting much when the program was first proposed. Images of fawn-suited accountants, whiteboards and endless figures had the network’s creative heads cringing. But Money went on to be a ratings …

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1994: November 19-25

Talk To The Animals in Africa While filming for Talk To The Animals in Africa, reporter Steve Oemcke was convinced he was going to die when an elephant charged at him. He was using a video camera to tape the crew bravely filming the elephants at close range: “I was filming this elephant, then swinging …

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1994: November 5-11

Cover: Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) The doctor is… out! In a shock storyline, the final episode of GP for 1994 will see the departure of Dr Tessa Korkidas (Marilynne Paspaley), her husband Ian (Tony Llewellyn-Jones) and children Zoe (Janelle Owen), Donna (Tracie Sammut) and Peter (Dominic Elmaloglou). After visiting her ailing mother in Greece, Dr Korkidas …

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Big Girl’s Blouse turns 20

It is 20 years ago today that Big Girl’s Blouse made its television debut. The sketch comedy series, featuring Fast Forward co-stars Gina Riley, Jane Turner and Magda Szubanski, initially aired as a one-hour special on 13 October 1994 before eight half-hour episodes were screened during 1995. Big Girl’s Blouse introduced us to Kath Day (Turner), her daughter …

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1994: September 10-16

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) ‘It’s time to jump off the cliff again!’ A guest role in this week’s episode of GP has given actor Garry McDonald a chance to stretch his boundaries. “I felt a while ago that I was always working with the same people, that I needed certain people for a safety net,” …

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1994: July 30-August 5

Cover: Kim Basinger Georgie’s hot new role! The hunt for the female lead for Seven‘s new series Fire is over. Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker has been confirmed for the role of Morgan Cartwright, the new firefighter in the squad who is forced to join an arson investigation which points to one of …

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1994: February 19-25

The new ‘man’ in Kym’s life Kym Wilson (pictured) has had to postpone her planned April wedding to Jeremy Sims due to accepting a guest part in the upcoming Nine Network series The Man From Snowy River. She will be playing the part of Charlotte Holloway, a love interest for Frank Blackwood (Rodney Bell). “I’ll …

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1994: February 12-18

‘A giant Godzilla grabbed us’ Cameron Daddo (pictured) has written in TV Week about the recent earthquake to hit Los Angeles: “It was my first experience of an earthquake. As if the giant clawed hand of an angered Godzilla had grabbed us. At 4.30am on Monday, 17 January, I awoke to a symphony of car alarms …

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1994: February 5-11

Cover: Christina Applegate (Married With Children) Much ado about nothing The Seven Network has scheduled the Fast Forward comedy special, The Making Of Nothing, to go to air later in the month. The one-hour special is described by executive producer Andrew Knight as “a documentary voyage that will prove a stimulating, incisive expose of the …

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