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Feb 17 2016

1996: February 10-16

Cover: Kristy Wright, Shane Ammann (Home And Away) ‘Jana Show’ takes shape Details are starting to emerge about the new current affairs program the Seven Network is planning for its new star, Jana Wendt. Wendt, who moved from Nine‘s 60 Minutes for a reported $2 million-a-year deal with Seven, is set to front a 60 …

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Nov 29 2015

1995: November 18-24

‘I’m looking forward to leaving!’ After three years as Home And Away‘s Angel, Melissa George (pictured) is preparing to say goodbye to the series that has made her famous. It is an exit that has brought mixed emotions for the young star. “I am looking forward to leaving next June. But it’s going to be …

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Mar 07 2015

ABC2 turns 10

ABC‘s secondary channel ABC2 turns 10 years old today. The new channel came two years after ABC had been forced to axe its previous digital channels ABC Kids and Fly TV due to budget cuts. ABC2 launched in a rather low key manner on the morning of Monday, 7 March 2005. Anyone watching to see the …

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Feb 19 2015

1995: February 11-17

Cover: Teri Hatcher (Lois & Clark The New Adventures Of Superman) Bobby’s back from the dead! Former Home And Away star Nicolle Dickson is set to return to the series even though her character, Bobby, was killed off two years ago. Producers are planning to bring Bobby back in a series of dream and flashback …

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Apr 26 2013

Special: Australian TV History Timeline Pt 2

SPECIAL: Today after 45 years Days Of Our Lives departs Australian television as the longest running continuous drama on our screens. To mark the occasion Television.AU joins with TV Tonight in this special joint post, to recognise enduring television programs that have survived the volatile world of television (excluding News / Sport). DK:  David Knox, tvtonight.com.au AB:  Andrew Bayley, televisionau.com Special: …

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Jan 26 2013

Ita Buttrose — Australian of the Year

Journalist, media identity and ambassador for various social and health issues, Ita Buttrose was last night (Friday) named Australian Of The Year for 2013. Her media career was predominantly in magazines and newspapers — most notably as the founding editor of women’s magazine Cleo in the 1970s and later editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly …

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Dec 08 2012

1992: December 6-12

‘I don’t care if I don’t come back!’ Former Home And Away star Les Hill (pictured) has lashed out at the industry that had made him a popular teen star, claiming hurt and disillusionment.   Before joining the series as a 16-year-old, he thought he knew what to expect.  “I knew about all the photo shoots, …

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Oct 17 2012

1992: October 18-24

Freaked out by the fans! A Country Practice star Kym Wilson (pictured) laughs at the irony of being feted as one of Australia’s brightest rising stars — given it was eight years ago that she made her TV acting debut (alongside Justine Clarke and Rebekah Elmaloglou) in the children’s series Professor Poopsnaggle.  “Even though I’ve been …

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Feb 01 2012

1992: February 1-7

How to succeed away from Wandin Valley A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) is suddenly hot property on the theatre circuit, with two producers vying for her services for upcoming stage productions.  Parker, who is currently taping her final scenes for A Country Practice, has been offered the lead role in How To Succeed …

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Aug 20 2011

Obituary: Paul Lockyer, John Bean, Gary Ticehurst, Ian Carroll

ABC general manager Mark Scott yesterday described it as “the saddest of days” – following the death of veteran ABC journalist Paul Lockyer (pictured), camera operator John Bean and pilot Gary Ticehurst in a helicopter crash on Thursday night. And last night came news that Ian Carroll, who recently retired from his role as director …

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