Tag: Hinch At Seven

Sep 08 2017

Obituary: Peter Luck

Peter Luck, journalist, author, producer and presenter, has passed away at the age of 73. He died following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease Luck’s career started in the 1960s, as a reporter for ABC‘s This Day Tonight and later for Four Corners. In 1979 he co-wrote and hosted the documentary series This Fabulous Century. …

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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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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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Apr 13 2014

1994: April 16-22

Logies: Who’ll walk away with Gold? TV Week previews the 36th annual TV Week Logie Awards, to be hosted by Ray Martin (pictured) from the World Congress Centre, Melbourne. International guests include Michael Crawford, Grant Shaud (Murphy Brown) and Randy Crawford. The presentation is set to open with a space-age performance featuring David Dixon, Abi …

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Apr 06 2014

1994: April 9-15

Cover: Nicki Buckley, Glenn Ridge (Sale Of The Century) Practiced professionals This week’s return of A Country Practice, now on Network Ten, sets the pace early, with a wedding, a reunion and a life-saving operation. And for Andrew Blackman, continuing his role as Dr Harry Morrison, the revived series gives him a bigger role now …

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Dec 18 2013

1993: December 18-24

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) Andrew to join beach party Actor Andrew McFarlane is returning to television after three years working in the theatre. The former The Flying Doctors star is making a three-week guest appearance in Nine‘s Paradise Beach. “I’m going to play high-powered book publisher Gordon Fleet, a love interest for Zoe …

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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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Nov 25 2013

1993: November 27-December 3

Cover: Michelle Pfeiffer Jana’s back After a year away from television Jana Wendt has made a return as host of a 60 Minutes debate. “After 10 months on holiday it’s good to be back,” she told TV Week. “Even studying, it was still a holiday.” The debate, titled The Media: A Question Of Trust, was the final edition of 60 Minutes for the …

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Nov 19 2013

1993: November 20-26

Cover: Nicole Kidman (obscured by cricket supplement!) Keyte flies into prime time Seven‘s Melbourne newsreader Jennifer Keyte is set to host her own prime time show. The new show, tentatively titled The Jennifer Keyte Show, will feature current affairs and interviews with high profile identities. The new project marks a return to a national profile …

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Jul 20 2013

1993: July 18-24

The great soap exodus! Aussie dramas Neighbours, A Country Practice and Home And Away are expected to lose a number of key cast members over the coming months as their contracts expire.  Neighbours is set to lose cast member Lochie Daddo, while co-stars Scott Michaelson, Simone Robertson and Rachel Blakely have yet to renew their …

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