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Jul 07 2015

1995: July 1-7

Kimberley’s death threats Being in such a high profile role, Neighbours star Kimberley Davies (pictured) could expect to receive some form of unwanted attention, but for the young star it has taken its toll on her social life. “Most people who approach me are lovely, but you do get the odd person calling out, ‘Slut’ or …

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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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Dec 04 2013

1993: December 4-10

The real Lisa Lackey revealed Home And Away star Lisa Lackey (pictured) admits that being on the popular soap is not exactly where she wants to be. “I don’t want to be a soap star. I don’t want to be a television celebrity — I cannot stress that enough. I don’t want to host Sale …

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Aug 10 2013

1993: August 8-14

Taking to catwalk to TV Kimberley Davies and Lisa Lackey might be soap opera rivals — with Davies in Neighbours and Lackey in Home And Away — but the pair (pictured) are close friends whose career paths have coincidentally matched.  They first met each other at a party hosted by a mutual friend, then both …

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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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Jun 11 2013

1993: June 13-19

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Cook sizzles! Alyssa-Jane Cook has returned from a year-long stint with the stage production of The Rocky Horror Show straight into a steamy guest role in A Country Practice.  The former E Street star enters the series as Tess Osmond, a sexy single mum who grabs the attention of …

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Feb 02 2013

1993: January 31-February 6

Thrown out of Indonesia! A romantic trip to Indonesia for former Chances star Jeremy Sims and A Country Practice star Kym Wilson (pictured) took a different turn when it was found that Wilson’s passport was not valid for the minimum six months required to enter the country. “We weren’t too stressed until we had a meeting …

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Jan 08 2013

1993: January 10-16

Georgie Parker: A brilliant success in trying times! On the eve of the opening night for stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) says it’s not possible.  “The title is not true!,” she told TV Week.  “I think a musical performance is the hardest of …

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Nov 27 2012

1992: November 29-December 5

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) Sun sets on Morning Although no official announcement has been made, it seems that the axe is to fall on Good Morning Australia (Ten), currently hosted by Ron Wilson and Sandra Sully.  A revamped morning line-up for Ten in the new year is believed to include a one-hour news …

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Nov 06 2012

Looking sharp for the Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s longest running annual sporting event — this year is the 152nd running of the ‘race that stops the nation’.  But the Melbourne Cup isn’t just about the horses… some would say more importantly it’s about the fashions on the field. The occasion of the Melbourne Cup usually gives the TV …

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