Tag: First Edition

Jun 08 2017

Obituary: Jill Singer

Jill Singer, award-winning journalist and former host of Today Tonight, has died at the age of 60. She was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder earlier this year. Singer’s career began at ABC radio in 1984, working her way up to television to a reporting role for The 7.30 Report and as producer of breakfast program First …

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Aug 06 2014

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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Sep 21 2013

1993: September 25-October 1

Cover: Tim Allen (Home Improvement) William’s new accent on drama Actor William McInnes is getting used to mastering foreign accents for his film and TV roles.  His recent role as upper-class Englishman John Macarthur in the sitcom Bligh has been followed by the role of German immigrant Max Heimer in Nine‘s 1950s drama Snowy. He …

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Sep 16 2013

1993: September 18-24

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) Hey, Dad wanted! After seven years and more than 250 episodes, Robert Hughes is leaving Hey Dad!, but producers are looking to re-cast for a new dad for the next series to go into production.  Hughes’ departure from the show leaves Julie McGregor as the show’s only remaining original …

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Feb 05 2013

1993: February 7-13

Cover: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman Jenny come lately The time has come for Sarah Monahan to hand over her Hey Dad! character of Jenny to newcomer Angela Keep.  Monahan has one piece of advice for her successor: “Just enjoy yourself. If anyone bags you out, it’s only because they are jealous.”  Monahan, 16, has decided …

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Feb 10 2012

Ten’s ready to rise for Breakfast

Network Ten’s new breakfast news program, creatively titled Breakfast, is set to debut on Monday, 27 February at 6.00am. Breakfast will be fronted by Andrew Rochford (The Block, The Project and recently breakfast co-host at Mix 106.5 in Sydney), Kathryn Robinson (Ten News), Magdalena Roze (The Weather Channel, Ten News) and outspoken New Zealand presenter …

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Jul 12 2011

Ten to tackle Today and Sunrise?

The Ten Network is reported to be looking at reworking its early morning timeslot with plans to launch a breakfast news program. Just a week ago the network announced it was cutting its workforce by around 100 while it continues to undertake a strategic review of its on-air offerings.  It has axed weekend stalwart Video …

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