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Apr 09 2013

The 55th TV Week Logie Awards

Actress Asher Keddie has won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 55th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held Sunday night at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Centre. It was Keddie’s third Gold Logie nomination and she also collected a Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress for her role of Nina Proudman in Offspring. Although Keddie …

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Dec 31 2012

And so ends another year…

2012 was a year that saw TV reach a number of milestones and create plenty of news of its own. It was the celebration of 50 years of TV broadcasting in Newcastle, Ballarat, Orange, Wollongong, Launceston, Richmond-Tweed, Toowoomba, Townsville and Canberra. The Seven Network brought Mike Willesee and Derryn Hinch back to TV and signed …

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Dec 30 2012

Obituary: Tony Greig

Nine Network cricket commentator Tony Greig has died at the age of 66, after suffering a heart attack at his home yesterday morning. Born in South Africa to Scottish parents, Greig went on to play cricket for England, representing the country through 58 Tests including the 1977 Centenary Test. He was a key figure in …

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Dec 03 2012

Seven wins 2012

The Seven Network did not have two of TV’s biggest events this year — the Olympic Games and The Voice — but it has claimed ratings victory for the sixth consecutive ratings year. For the ratings year (Weeks 7 to 48, including the Olympic Games, 6pm-12mn, 5 cities), Seven claimed 30.6 per cent followed by …

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Aug 20 2012

Howzat’s unlikely hero

The Nine Network‘s long-anticipated biopic Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War, inspired by the success of ABC‘s Paper Giants: The Birth Of Cleo, has given the network a ratings hit as it rides the wave of a post-Olympic ratings boost. The first of the two-part mini-series — the second installment appears next Sunday — scored 2.097 million …

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Jul 19 2012

Return To Eden: An ’80s saga coming back

The Nine Network may have taken the recent US revival of ’80s super soap Dallas (which is due to screen on Nine later this year) as the cue to lunge into its own remake of an ’80s soapie saga, the former Network Ten series Return To Eden. The re-telling of Return To Eden comes only a …

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