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May 11 2017

Obituary: Mark Colvin

Mark Colvin, ABC journalist across radio and television, has died in a Sydney hospital at the age of 65. English-born Colvin came to Australia as a 21-year-old and joined ABC as a cadet journalist in 1974. His work was mostly in radio, including the early years of 2JJ (now Triple J) and current affairs programs …

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Apr 23 2017

TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

Home And Away star Kate Ritchie won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality On Australian TV at the 49th annual TV Week Logie Awards. Ritchie also collected a Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress. After almost 20 years in Home And Away — she started in the soap when she was nine — Ritchie …

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Apr 22 2017

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

A Current Affair host Jana Wednt caused an upset when she was not present to accept her Gold Logie at the 34th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Radisson President Hotel. The Nine Network host’s absence was explained to be due to her requiring to stay in the Sydney-based studios after the end of …

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Nov 29 2015

1995: November 25-December 1

Maggie makes her move The long-time simmering attraction between Blue Heelers cops PJ and Maggie (Martin Sacks and Lisa McCune, pictured) finally results in their first kiss as the series comes to a close for the year. But in a surprising development, given PJ’s usual forward manner with women, it is Maggie who makes the first …

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Mar 04 2015

The National, ABC’s $25m news gamble

It was a brave — or, in hindsight, perhaps foolish — ABC that decided 30 years ago to cut through decades of tradition in order to ‘refresh’ its news portfolio. Swept away in the reshuffle was the traditional 7.00pm ABC News and the Majestic Fanfare that went with it (and is still used today on …

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Nov 24 2014

ABC to cut 400 staff

On the eve of the 2013 election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott succinctly promised “no cuts to the ABC or SBS”. ABC staffers today learned that 400 jobs will go amid a restructure that will see television production wound down in the smaller capital cities. The corporation is also embarking on a program of 40 efficiency measures …

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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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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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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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