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Feb 01 2014

Television.AU February update

Some non-blog updates to start the month. Classic TV Guides Melbourne: 16 May 2002 (Premiere: Kath And Kim, pictured) Sydney: 17 June 1959 (First televised Shakespeare in Australia) 4 November 1969 (Melbourne Cup) 19 October 1974 (First test colour programs — Sydney) Brisbane: 31 December 1979 16 August 1984 (QTQ9 celebrates 25 years) 13 July …

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Jan 09 2014

Ratings 2013: The final scorecard

OzTAM, the official ratings ‘umpire’, has released its final reports for the calendar year 2013. The reports include consolidated audience figures for the Top 20 programs (including those various reality show  ‘winner announced’ segments that are not actual programs), Top 20 multi-channel programs, the most time-shifted programs and where each free-to-air network and channel ended …

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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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Oct 27 2013

1993: October 30-November 5

Cover: Natalie Imbruglia (Neighbours) Seven figures… it’s a Sweet deal! Police Rescue star Gary Sweet is tipped to sign an exclusive $1 million contract with the Seven Network. This follows Seven’s recent signing of Andrew Denton from ABC for a significant sum. The deal between Sweet, producers Southern Star Xanadu and Seven is expected to lead …

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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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Nov 06 2012

Looking sharp for the Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s longest running annual sporting event — this year is the 152nd running of the ‘race that stops the nation’.  But the Melbourne Cup isn’t just about the horses… some would say more importantly it’s about the fashions on the field. The occasion of the Melbourne Cup usually gives the TV …

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Oct 31 2012

1992: November 1-7

Lights, camera… Kieren! Swimming champion Kieren Perkins (pictured far right) has signed a two-year deal with Network Ten as a station personality and star of its Commonwealth Games coverage in 1994.  The 19-year-old who laughs at his perceived public image of “the boy next door… superhero” says there is little chance of getting too confident of …

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Oct 24 2012

1992: October 25-31

Ballroom blitz! Paul Mercurio, star of the box office hit Strictly Ballroom, is currently on a whirlwind tour of the United States and United Kingdom to promote the film.  He laughs at the comparisons made from American journalists that liken him to other actors that have starred in dance-themed movies, such as Patrick Swayze and …

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