Tag Archive: Level 23

Jun 30 2016

1996: June 1-7

Cover: Katrina Hobbs, Nic Testoni, Isla Fisher, Emily Symons (Home And Away) ‘I wanted to be the next Ray Martin!’ Former model Nic Testoni is enjoying current success in Home And Away, having scored a TV Week Logie Award earlier in the year, but recalls his start in the industry was far from glamorous. “I …

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Mar 20 2015

1995: March 11-17

Fashionably fiery! Women are making a comeback to leading roles on television — with Georgie Parker and Lisa McCune (pictured) starring in Fire and Blue Heelers respectively. Joining them are Rebecca Gibney (Halifax fp), Angie Milliken (The Feds) and Deborra-Lee Furness (coming soon in the ABC series Correlli). “The funny thing is we’re doing a …

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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 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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Apr 05 2014

1994: April 2-8

Cover: Grant Show (Melrose Place) Melissa’s sitcom haunt Former E Street star Melissa Tkautz, recently seen in Paradise Beach, is rumoured to have reunited with E Street producer Forrest Redlich for a new sitcom pilot he is developing for the Nine Network. It is believed Redlich wants Tkautz to star in the new project, based on …

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Feb 25 2014

1994: February 26-March 4

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Molly’s Jacko doco Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum and Richard Wilkins are set to co-host a one-hour special based around Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson The Full Story is being produced by Daryl Somers and features exclusive footage of Jackson sourced by Meldrum. “He has access to an extraordinary amount of information regarding …

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Jan 23 2014

1994: January 22-28

Cover: Tina Thomsen, Andrew Hill (Home And Away) Whitney swings into Neighbours A planned guest appearance in Neighbours by cricketer Greg Matthews put producers in a spin when an incident outside a Perth nightclub left him unable to take part. With only two days’ notice fellow cricketer Michael Whitney stepped in to take Matthews’ place. …

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Nov 11 2013

1993: November 13-19

Cover: Shannen Doherty, David Gail (Beverly Hills 90210) Where’s Dad? Hey Dad! star Rachael Beck was given a celebratory farewell as she taped her last episode with the long-running series. “I’m very sad to have to say goodbye to everybody, but I feel so happy because I’ve met so many wonderful people, had so many …

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Nov 04 2013

1993: November 6-12

Cover: Lisa Lackey, Simon Denny (Home And Away) Stars desert ‘reborn’ Wandin Valley Shane Porteous, one of the few A Country Practice stars to survive the show’s entire 12 year run, will not be following the series when it takes up residence at Network Ten next year. The main factor in his decision was Ten’s …

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