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Apr 03 2011

1991: March 30-April 5

Cover: Sophie Lee (The Bugs Bunny Show) Christopher nudges himself out! Actor Christopher Truswell dropped a bombshell on the producers of Seven’s Hey Dad! by announcing that he would quit the show at the end of the current series which is due to complete production soon.  Frantic last-minute negotiations have since seen Truswell agree to …

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Jan 28 2011

1991: January 26-February 1

Cover: Nicole Kidman Here comes the bride… Many soaps have given their ratings a boost by holding a wedding.  The Nine Network’s new series Chances is starting with one!  The adults-only drama kicks off with a wedding between David Young (Rodney Bell) and Rebecca Taylor (Natalie McCurry).  “Chances has great possibilities,” Bell told TV Week.  …

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Dec 03 2010

Coming soon… the 7.30 refresh

ABC’s long-running current affairs program The 7.30 Report is about to get a refresh – with new hosts and a new name. From March next year, the program will be re-named 7.30 and will have two hosts, Leigh Sales and Chris Uhlmann, replacing Kerry O’Brien who is soon to finish up on the program after …

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Oct 14 2010

Kerry O’Brien to host Four Corners

Three weeks ago, Kerry O’Brien announced he was to leave his position as host of ABC’s The 7.30 Report at the end of this year – with plans to return to the national broadcaster in a part-time role in 2011. It has now been announced that O’Brien will be taking on the role of host …

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Sep 25 2010

Kerry O’Brien signing off from The 7.30 Report

After fifteen years as host of ABC’s The 7.30 Report, Kerry O’Brien (pictured) has decided it is time to move on. In a statement issued yesterday, O’Brien said: “Quite simply it’s time for a new chapter.  I’ve been in the pressure cooker of daily current affairs hosting and interviewing for 21 straight years including six …

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Jul 20 2010

ABC News 24 programming unveiled

The initial program schedule for ABC’s news channel, ABC News 24, has been unveiled just a few days before the channel’s launch. The new channel, broadcasting on high-definition channel 24, kicks off at 7.30pm AEST this Thursday. The launch special will air in simulcast with ABC1 at 7.30pm (local time). The prime-time schedule for the …

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Jul 08 2010

ABC previews News 24

The launch of ABC’s long-awaited 24-hour news channel, ABC News 24, is getting closer. While no official announcement of a launch date has been made by ABC, earlier this week MediaSpy reported that an ABC insider had advised that the channel could be on the air as early as this Wednesday or next.  The channel’s …

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Jul 05 2010

1990: June 23-29

Together again! Home And Away star Nicolle Dickson is to be reunited with her former on-air partner Alex Papps on the English stage.  Papps, now starring in The Flying Doctors, and Dickson, who has just married fiance James Bell (pictured, with Dickson and Papps), will co-star in the production of Cinderella to be staged at …

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Apr 15 2010

1990: March 24-30

Kate bows out on a high A fear of heights and a brewing thunderstorm ensured that Kate Raison’s final scenes in A Country Practice would be her most terrifying.  The wedding between Raison’s character, Cathy Hayden, and new love John Freeman (William McInnes) was filmed on a clifftop with a wild storm headed its way.  …

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Mar 20 2010

1990: March 3-9

‘I want to show the real me!’ Sale Of The Century hostess Alyce Platt (pictured) wants to dump her conservative, quiz-show image.  The former Sons And Daughters star is now in her fourth year on the Nine Network quiz show and is daring to bring a new daring look to the long-running program.  “It was …

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